Lavelle Partners were pleased to provide legal services to Proline Architectural Hardware in their sale to the Grafton Group PLC.
Proline specialises in the supply of a wide range of high quality traditional and contemporary architectural ironmongery products, in a variety of designs and finishes, including door locks, hinges and handles. Proline’s wide product range and expertise allows joinery manufacturers, contractors and trade customers to source ironmongery products from a single source. The business works closely with architects on the specification and scheduling of ironmongery products for commercial, public sector and residential projects and continually develops its product ranges to ensure its customers benefit from the very latest solutions.
Grafton Group plc is an international distributor of building materials to trade customers and has leading regional or national positions in the merchanting markets in the UK, Ireland and the Netherlands. Grafton is also the market leader in the DIY retailing market in Ireland and is the largest manufacturer of dry mortar in the UK.
Grafton trades from circa 530 branches and has circa 11,200 colleagues. Its portfolio of brands includes Selco, Buildbase, Leyland SDM, MacBlair, CPI EuroMix and StairBox in the UK; Chadwicks and Woodie’s in Ireland and Isero and Polvo in the Netherlands.
The Lavelle Partners team, lead by Corporate Partner Grìana O’Kelly, and supported by Senior Partner Marc Fitzgibbon (employment), Consultant Úna O’Connor (Property) and Solicitor Katie Oakes (corporate), provided advices on all aspects of the sale.
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