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Wednesday 07 March, 2018


CMA clearance of the acquisition of Brandon Hire

RNS Number : 0332H
07 March 2018

Press Release

7 March 2018






Vp plc


('Vp' or the 'Group')


CMA clearance of the acquisition of Brandon Hire Group Holdings Limited


Vp plc, the equipment rental specialist, is pleased to report that further to the announcement on 4 December 2017 that the Competition & Markets Authority (the 'CMA') was investigating the completed acquisition by Vp of Brandon Hire Group Holdings Limited (the 'Acquisition'); that the CMA has concluded its investigation and has cleared the completed Acquisition by Vp plc of Brandon Hire Group Holdings Limited. 



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For further information:

Vp plc


Jeremy Pilkington, Chairman

Tel: +44 (0) 1423 533 400

Neil Stothard, Chief Executive

Allison Bainbridge, Group Finance Director




Media enquiries:




Henry Harrison-Topham / Jamie Hooper / Maddie Seacombe

Tel: +44 (0) 20 7466 5000

[email protected]


Notes to Editors


Vp plc is a specialist rental business providing products and services to a diverse range of markets including infrastructure, construction, housebuilding and oil and gas, both in the UK and overseas.


The Group comprises a UK and an International division:





Excavation support systems and specialist products for the water, civil engineering and construction industries primarily in the UK, but also in the Republic of Ireland and mainland Europe.


Hire Station & Brandon Hire

Tools and specialist products for industry, construction and home owners.


Torrent Trackside

Infrastructure equipment and services for the railway renewals and maintenance industry.



Portable roadway access solutions to the transmission, outdoor events, construction and utility sectors in the UK, the Republic of Ireland and mainland Europe.


UK Forks

Rough terrain material handling equipment for the housebuilding, general construction and industrial markets.




Airpac Bukom Oilfield Services

Equipment and service providers to the international oil and gas exploration and development markets.


TR Group

Specialist rental of test & measurement, communications and audio visual equipment in Australia, New Zealand and Malaysia.


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