The UK is world-renowned for its engineering heritage and expertise and has a strong track record of developing market-leading industrial companies that benefit from significant export activity. New technologies and an increasing emphasis on services and solutions as well as products are contributing to the ongoing evolution of the UK's industrial landscape, creating fresh opportunities for entrepreneurial, differentiated businesses to thrive.
Phoenix has a long history of investing across the industrials sector in a diverse range of companies. We target growing companies with market-leading positions, unique offerings and exposure to attractive underlying growth drivers.
OUR INVESTMENTS IN THE SECTOR
Examples of some of our investments in the sector
Edif is a leading worldwide provider of a diverse range of testing and inspection services to the industrial sector that reduce risk, optimise performance and enhance the capability of its clients’ assets. Partnering with CEO Rob Dilworth, Phoenix invested in Edif in 2011.
Nationwide Autocentres, now known as Halfords Autocentres, is a car servicing and mechanical repair business also providing MOT tests. Phoenix invested in Nationwide in February 2006.
Learn more about the other core sectors we focus on.