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Lewis Silkin has advised the shareholders of Cooper Projects Limited, the parent company of DVS Limited, on its acquisition by Midwich

12 January 2022

Lewis Silkin has advised the shareholders of Cooper Projects Limited, the parent company of DVS Limited (“DVS”), a UK based distributor of video security products, on its acquisition by Midwich, the UK's leading trade-only distributor of technology solutions.

Based in Cardiff, DVS was founded in 2003 as a specialist distributor of CCTV and associated video recording technologies, in which it has developed a strong market reputation working primarily with leading global brand HikVision. In recent years, DVS has begun to diversify its portfolio to include complementary technologies, such as access control, intercom, and intruder detection.

DVS provides solutions for trade customers throughout the UK, across key verticals including the corporate, retail and residential markets amongst many others.  An extensive range of value-add services are provided to customers by DVS including project design, ongoing technical support, training and the innovative proprietary installer programme which connects end-users with DVS customers in their geographic and technology area.

The Lewis Silkin team was led by corporate partner, Geraint Tilsley, with support from Stacy Treharne (Corporate); Matthew Rowbotham (Tax); Aimee Dring (Real Estate); Mark Hersey (Contracts and IP).

Commenting on the deal, Lewis Silkin’s Geraint Tilsley stated:

“It was a pleasure acting for the shareholders of Cooper Projects Limited. It is a significant milestone for them and we were delighted to play our part in this transaction. It once again demonstrates Lewis Silkin’s growing Cardiff-based M&A practice.”  
 

 

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