Industrial
Selling a business


Forward Glass, employing 100 employees and turning over in excess of £10m, was acquired by Cornwall Group, which operates a range of businesses including Mackenzie Glass and Cornwall Glass. Forward Glass adds to the Group’s glass national footprint and offering.

Our role:

Advisor to the shareholders of Forward Glass on the sale to Cornwall Group Limited.

How we added value:

  • Identified and engaged with a number of strategic buyers;
  • Advised and helped resolve several key commercial matters to help facilitate the transaction; and
  • Created and negotiated the completion mechanism.
  • Project managed the process throughout to secure a successful completion.
What our clients say

Mark Weston Smith, MD and Owner, Forward Glass Limited

Springboard provided excellent support and advice on every element of the sale of my business.  Having worked in the glass industry for the majority of my professional career the wise counsel and guidance of Springboard on any aspect of the process was totally invaluable.  They were always available at a moment’s notice to give help and assistance.