Target Norwegian log buildings
Deal Type Mergers & Acquisitions
Buyer Management
Transaction Description

Based in Reading, Norwegian Log design, manufacture and supply a range of bespoke premium log building products to both private and commercial customers, across a range of end user verticals throughout the UK. They offer timeless traditional and stylish contemporary ranges that are adapted for a variety of uses, including granny annexes, garden rooms, log homes and cabins, holiday cabins and much more.
The buyout was led by Ed Taylor (Sales Director) and Paul Williams (Contracts Director). The transaction facilitates an exit for the founding shareholders, Mark Chatfield and Nick Forrester.

Ethos’ investment will also support further growth of the business within the sector through delivery of the management team’s strategic objectives going forward.

HMT, led by Partner Andrew Thomson, Director Ricky Lane and Manager Joe Cassidy, acted as lead advisors on the transaction which included assessing the strategic options for the shareholders and management, identifying suitable investment partners, negotiating detailed exit and investment terms, supporting the business through an extensive due diligence process and project managing the deal to a successful completion.


Industry Sector
ICFG Office

ICFG UK advises on the buyout of Norwegian Log Buildings

Norwegian log buildings

Transaction Details

ICFG member based in the UK, HMT LLP, advised the shareholders of premium log cabin and building manufacturer Norwegian Log Buildings Ltd (“Norwegian Log”), on their disposal to management. Ethos Partners invested £5.4 million to support the buyout.