Succession planning for dB Broadcast

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Our team helped David Bird sell the majority of dB Broadcast to his management team to strengthen the business and secure its future.

Company background

dB Broadcast is one of the UK’s largest independent systems integrators and product manufacturers for the broadcast sector. Based in Ely, the company was recently named one of the Sunday Times top 100 fastest growing technology companies in the UK. 

The company has worked on major projects such as the new flagship headquarters for BBC News and the Sky Sports Building.

What was special

David Bird built up the company over the last 25 years and has guided the business to the pinnacle of systems integrators in the UK.

Deal structure

David sold the majority of dB Broadcast to his management team, whilst retaining a stake in the company. David remains actively involved in the business; over the next few years he will gradually transition responsibility to the buyout team.

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