Lindam designs, develops and distributes nursery products. The company’s brand is synonymous with baby safety products, particularly baby safety gates where the company has a dominant position in the UK. Its global distribution network services 48 countries and includes many of Europe’s largest retailers.
The PPCF team developed a relationship with the business over a period of years and following a number of unsolicited approaches for the business in 2009 was appointed to advise the shareholders on the sale of the company. Two of the approaches came from US strategic buyers and PPCF negotiated with both parties in order to maximise the price for the shareholders. Once a preferred buyer had been selected, PPCF project managed the process to completion ensuring that disruption to the business was minimised, whilst maintaining the price and achieving the timetable set out.