Checkmate Fire

Passive fire protection services

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Deal type

Management Buyout

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"Checkmate is seeing unprecedented levels of demand for its service. We are looking forward to working closely with YFM to enable us to deliver our growth plans and reach the company’s full potential."

Mark Williams, CEO of Checkmate Fire

The business

  • The UK’s leading passive fire protection company with clients across the public sector, healthcare, hospitality and other industries
  • Offers the most comprehensive range of built-in passive fire protection services in the market
  • One of a small number of fully accredited third party contractors in this fast-growing sector

The strategy

  • Capitalise on rapid growth in the market, driven by regulatory change
  • Build on the success of recent years and target the clear opportunities for further expansion
  • Back the ambitious management team and experienced chair to deliver the strategic plan
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