Leading Black Country law firm George Green LLP has advised Westley Group on the sale of Mathers Foundry to WPIL Limited for an undisclosed amount.
WPIL Limited is quoted on the Mumbai stock exchange, and is one of the leading combined pump manufacturers and high grade alloy steel casting foundry groups in India. Based in Cradley Heath, Westley Group is one of Europe’s largest ferrous and non-ferrous foundry and engineering groups, consisting of five brands. The group employs more than 200 people and has a turnover in excess of €30 million. Associate Clare Martin led the George Green advisory team and Clyde & Co represented WPIL Limited.
James Salisbury, Westley Group’s Managing Director said “We are very pleased to have been responsible for the formation and development of Mathers Foundry, whose core competence of manufacturing complex, high grade steel alloys for use in challenging environments exactly complements the WPIL Group of companies. We are proud to have worked with the Management Team and all the employees in Mathers Foundry; the business will continue to be ran from it’s facility in Manchester with its existing Management Team, led by Colin Toft.”