Trade Skills 4U, the UK’s no.1 electrical training company have announced that they have won investment from a fund set up to specifically target companies who can make a positive social and environmental impact.
Palatine Private Equity set up the impact fund as a vehicle to assist the growth of companies that can make a positive difference whilst providing return on their investment.
Palatine Private Equity were attracted to Trade Skills 4U due to their involvement in helping people retrain or upskill in the growing electrical and renewable energy industries. The investment further highlights Trade Skills 4U’s commitment to providing first class training in the electrical sector for both experienced and new electricians.
The deal involves Palatine backing the existing management team, consisting of executive chairman Carl Bennett, Andy Hays-Ellis and Christos Panayiotou together with Robert Vince, who has had a long career with Interserve, will join the board as a non-executive director.