Amey is a leading infrastructure services and engineering company, employing 11,000 people in UK government contract and critical services roles. Amey was a subsidiary of Ferrovial, S.A. a publicly traded company that is part of the IBEX 35.
Smith Square Partners served as adviser to Amey plc in respect of the interests of its senior management on the terms of the management incentive plan offered as part of the sale of the business to One Equity Partners and Buckthorn Partners. The transaction represents an enterprise value of £400m.
One Equity Partners is a private equity firm with approximately $10 billion in assets under management focused on transformative combinations within the industrial, healthcare and technology sectors in North America and Europe.
Buckthorn Partners invests in industrial businesses providing products and services that support the growth and integration of renewable energy, lower emissions, energy efficiency and improvements to existing energy infrastructure.