BHG Marine & BHG Service have been sold to Berthon Group subsidiary Lymington Marina

United Kingdom
19th February 2019

BHG Marine & BHG Service have been sold to Berthon Group subsidiary Lymington Marina

Specialist M&A Advisory firm First Peninsula Marine confirms Completion has taken place on its sale of Lymington based BHG Marine and BHG Service at Bucklers Hard.

BHG were owned and operated by father and son team David and Paul Martin. After 57 years’ service to the Marine Industry, David will now enjoy his retirement and Paul, with over 30 years’ experience, will act as a consultant to both companies to provide continuity and expertise.

Paul Martin of BHG Marine commented:

Both BHG Marine and BHG Service will retain all staff and existing operations with BHG Marine moving from its Bridge Road location in Lymington over the next few months to a new showroom in Bath Road.

Dominic May of Lymington Marina commented:

About BHG Marine

BHG specialises in the sales of Yamaha outboards and parts, Jeanneau motor craft, Zodiac inflatables and RIBS and is a distributor for Rigiflex boats in the UK, PropGuards and Hurley Davits in Europe and Turboswing and Motortoter and the Linder range of aluminium dinghies and canoes in the UK. The company also services and repairs all brands of outboard motors and small craft inboard diesel engines.

About First Peninsula Marine

First Peninsula Marine is a specialist business sales and acquisitions agency focused exclusively on the marine and maritime sectors. Operating nationally to provide a range of strategic advisory services to business owners, trade buyers, financial institutions and private investors. First Peninsula Marine advises on a wide range of instructions from £multimillion corporate finance backed transactions and strategic plc acquisitions to local owner-managed business sales.

Deal Summary

  • Guide Price: £1,000,000
  • Financials: Undisclosed
  • Transaction Structure: Acquisition of 100% of Share Capital in BHG Marine Limited & Willow Marine Limited by Lymington Marina Limited
  • Advisors to Berthon Group: Paris Smith LLP / Smith & Williamson
  • Advisors to BHG Marine: First Peninsula Marine / PKF Francis Clark / Scott Bailey LLP
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