MBO of 1st Option Safety Group
1st Option Safety is the leading provider of safety advice, support, training and equipment to the media and entertainment sector.
1st Option Safety offers its services to over 400 production companies, venues and events including being safety advisers on Downton Abbey, The Apprentice, The Rugby World Cup and Britain’s Got Talent as well as the Royal Opera House.
HMT led by Paul Read and Adrian Howells provided due diligence services on this transaction.
Stephen Killick, Finance Director at 1st Option Safety commented
“We’re very grateful for all the help HMT gave us on this transaction, they were really helpful and easy to work with.”
Paul Read commented,
“We are delighted to have advised RBS and the management team at 1st Option Safety Group who are well placed to consolidate their position as market leaders in this field as a result of this transaction. We wish them all the best for the future.”