9 Dec 2021

Taylor Vinters have advised long-standing clients, the Gotley Family, on the highly successful sale of the entire issued share capital of Alphasense Limited to the NYSE listed company, AMETEK Inc.

Alphasense Limited is a leading UK-based and independently owned manufacturer of gas and air-quality detection sensors. For 25 years, the company has helped its customers build a world that is safer, cleaner and more energy efficient through sensor technology.

AMETEK Inc is a leading global manufacturer of electronic instruments and electromechanical devices with annualized sales of $5.5 billion. The company will help Alphasense Limited with rapid product development and expansion, both in the UK and internationally. Most importantly for the family sellers, the sale has secured the legacy of the business which was founded by scientist and entrepreneur, Paul Gotley OBE and his daughter, Andrea Gotley, the company’s Chair. AMETEK was advised by CMS on this transaction.

Adam Bradley, Corporate Partner at Taylor Vinters, commented, “Congratulations to the entire Alphasense team, in particular to Andrea and the rest of the Gotley family, on what has been a great exit of a fantastic business. We are sure it will be in safe hands with a company of AMETEK’s focus and strength.  It is the culmination of many years of development and innovation, such that the company has become a world-leader in the markets of air quality and gas safety.”

The Taylor Vinters team also included Corporate Associates, James Fisher, Ammar Thair and Kevin Wong, Employment Associate Jess Domingos Pinto and Real Estate Partner, James Slinger.

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