Cambridge Office Environments Limited’s Management Buy-Out

Birketts has advised Cambridge Office Environments Limited on a successful management buy-out for an undisclosed sum.

It is hoped that this investment opportunity will give the experienced management team behind COEL more influence over the company’s future.
Founded in 1986, Cambridge-based COEL is an innovative design and fit-out company who advises professional and corporate clients across the UK. With locations in Cambridge, Oxford and Peterborough, COEL offers design, refurbishment, maintenance and building management services for all types of businesses. COEL delivers working environments designed to enhance team productivity, inspire growth and boost employee wellbeing.

Seen as an organic next step in light of the organisation’s prosperous 30 year history, it is expected that the management buy-out will streamline operations and improve profitability for the company going forward.

The transaction was led by Partner James Allen (Picture – Corporate) with assistance from David Hollier and Isabella Murray (Corporate), Rosanna Clarke (Commercial Property) and Rob Kellaway (Employment).

Involved fees earner: James Allen – Birketts LLP; Rosanna Clarke – Birketts LLP; David Hollier – Birketts LLP; Rob Kellaway – Birketts LLP;

Law Firms: Birketts LLP;

Clients: COEL – Cambridge Office Environments Limited;

Author: Federica Tiefenthaler