Growing UK property group strategically expands into FF&E and fit-out markets to bolster their full-lifecycle property offering
We are proud to announce that RFM Group, a growing property group specialising in construction, facilities management and maintenance, have acquired Centric Office Solutions Ltd a furniture, fixtures and equipment (FF&E) and fit-out company operating across the UK, for an undisclosed sum.
Centric Office Solutions Ltd holds an enviable reputation for quality and customer service in the assessment and delivery of ergonomic office furniture solutions and office fit-out to a wide range of customers nationwide.
Ergonomic Furniture showroom
With a head office and showroom in Barrow in Furness, Cumbria, they have over 30 years of product and industry experience. Centric Office Solutions Ltd is one of the longest established suppliers of ergonomic office products and furniture in the North West.
Centric Office Solutions Ltd staff will all transfer as part of the deal. They have a new Ergonomic Furniture showroom where dedicated professionals deliver individual consultation through to design, delivery and professional installation.
Connected property services
RFM Group delivers connected property services, backed by next-generation technologies to guarantee compliance, safety, on-time delivery and effective cost-management across all projects. This third acquisition in six months underpins their strategic diversification towards a broad base of property-related areas.
Ian Flanagan, RFM Group CEO comments:
“There is no doubt that the workplace and office environment has radically changed and continues to evolve at pace. The FF&E and fit-out markets are ripe for disruption. Centric Office Solutions Ltd provides an impressive service that has been delighting customers across the UK. Utilising RFM’s robust processes and smart technology they are well placed to capitalise on the workplace revolution and grow significantly.”
Stuart Bucknall, Centric Office Solutions Ltd Director comments:
“RFM Group’s vision and drive to deliver a truly integrated suite of solutions across all aspects of property is nothing short of ground-breaking. Their impressive technology and customer focus will build on Centric Office Solutions Ltd service excellence.”
RFM Group were advised by Sam Irving of the FD Centre with legal support provided by Adrian Ballam of Ward Hadaway.
Sam Irving of the FD Centre comments:
“The strategic and operational benefits that Centric will enjoy as part of the integrated RFM Group are obvious. As RFM Group expands from their core sector they are positioned well for growth.”
The purchase of Centric Office Solutions Ltd is RFM Group’s third acquisition in six months with other deals currently in discussion. It follows the successful acquisition of Ventrolla the market leader in the repair, restoration and replacement of wooden sash windows and the recent purchase of the Leeds based Hevertech M&E brand who also became part of the RFM Group in 2020.
These acquisitions further support RFM Group’s connected property offering which covers a buildings full lifecycle from consultancy and construction through to managing and maintenance.
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RFM Group continues to expand and is actively looking for suitable businesses to join our growing stable of companies, meet the acquisitions team here.