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Hill & Smith Holdings PLC Acquisition of Prolectric Services Ltd

 Tuesday, 02 March 2021

Hill & Smith Holdings PLC Acquisition of Prolectric Services Ltd

We are pleased to announce Hill & Smith Holdings PLC, a FTSE 250 £1Bn international group providing sustainable infrastructure and safe transport solutions through innovation, has today completed the acquisition of Prolectric Services Ltd.

Hill & Smith Holdings PLC creates sustainable infrastructure and safe transport through innovation. The Group employs 4400 people worldwide with the majority working within its autonomous, agile, customer focussed operating businesses based in the UK, USA, France, Sweden, India and Australia. It has a head office in the UK and is quoted on the London Stock Exchange (see also


Paul Simmons, Chief Executive at Hill and Smith, said,

"Prolectric is a UK market leader in temporary solar lighting and operates in a market with excellent long term growth potential, driven by the transition from fossil fuels towards renewable energies. Hill & Smith has significant experience of the markets which Prolectric's customers operate in, and this, alongside Prolectric's innovative product range will further enhance the business's growth. We are delighted to be adding a deep understanding of solar technology to the Group's capabilities and see this as a clear fit. We are excited to welcome Prolectric and its employees to the Group."


Chris Williams, MD at Prolectric commented,

"I'm delighted that Prolectric will be joining a significant, highly reputable multi-national business that will enable the business to reach its full growth potential. I am further pleased to announce all staff including the existing management team will remain and continue to run and grow the business. Prolectric will also remain at its current head office in Clevedon North Somerset as a standalone business unit within the Hill and Smith 'Roads and Security' portfolio. I'd like to thank all our staff customers, suppliers and all our stakeholders for the support to date without which we wouldn't have been able to realise our vision of bringing smart clean technology to the markets which we operate."

Should you have any questions on the above announcement please do not hesitate to contact me or one the team. In the meantime we look forward to working with you and supporting your own transition to a low carbon economy.

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