UKDN Waterflow

Business

UKDN Waterflow supplies water and wastewater infrastructure services to UK utilities, rail, insurers and commercial organisations.

The company was formed in 2003 through the merger of five regional drainage businesses to create one of the first national industry players.

UKDN branded maintenance truck
UKDN has expanded its geographical reach and entered new markets with our support

Market

Corporates are increasingly outsourcing their drainage requirements to a single provider capable of delivering a range of services to the highest standard.

This is stimulating acquisition activity in the sector as smaller firms are targeted by larger companies looking to gain the scale, geographical reach and breadth of services.

Strategy

Working with management, we developed a strategy to grow the business focusing on:

Developments

With our support UKDN integrated two acquisitions, extending its geographic reach and creating an extensive portfolio of services.

Outcome

UKDN Waterflow was sold to Lanes Group plc in 2015.