Talley Group Limited – a very healthy deal…

29 March 2021

RSM’s M&A and private equity team have successfully advised the shareholders of Talley Group Limited (‘Talley’), on its sale to Direct Healthcare Group (DHG). 

The client

Talley have successfully built and established a highly regarded brand, developing one of the leading dynamic alternating mattresses in Europe.

Talley has a strong heritage and history of innovation in the PAC industry, having first incorporated in 1953 shortly before discovering a rudimentary PAC mattress design. This was the first product of its type to be released in the UK and Europe, and today Talley’s highly regarded brand and leading products are distributed to over 30 NHS trusts and 40 countries internationally. DHG is a pan-European medical devices manufacturer and leader of innovative pressure care products, moving and handling equipment, specialist seating and bathroom safety solutions.

RSM's Solution

RSM supported the shareholders through their decision to exit from their family business to focus on alternative business ventures. RSM worked with Talley on a fast-tracked timetable. RSM led the deal from start to finish, running a discreet and competitive sale process.

Transaction team: Clodagh Tunney, Becky Mist, James Leigh and Ryan Keen


'The RSM and Shoosmiths teams provided expert advice throughout the transaction, ensuring that momentum was maintained to secure the deal. Their commitment and hard work ensured the timeline was met and a good home was found for the business.'

Chris Evans, Joint CEO, Talley Group Limited