Investec advises Angel Trains on its successful acquisition of specialist rail and infrastructure provider Readypower

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Investec has advised Angel Trains ltd ("Angel Trains") on its successful acquisition of specialist rail and infrastructure provider Readypower Group Ltd ("Readypower"). The acquisition brings together two highly complementary, market leading businesses.


About Angel Trains

Angel Trains is one of Britain’s leading rolling stock asset managers and has been an owner and lessor of rolling stock since 1994. The company is passionate about delivering high quality, modern assets to its customers and is committed to working with industry stakeholders to modernise and improve the UK's rolling stock fleet.


About Readypower

Readypower is a leading specialist rail and infrastructure services provider, combining an operated asset hire and a specialist civil engineering business. It plays a critical role in helping to modernise the UK’s rail network, as electrification and upgrades continue throughout the country.

“Angel Trains and Readypower are very complementary businesses with a singular focus on supporting the UK rail network. We are both committed to the success of the UK rail industry and by working together, we know we can make real progress in improving the system for passengers and freight across the country." 

Malcolm Brown, CEO, Angel Trains

"We're delighted to have advised Angel Trains on its acquisition of Readypower. The businesses are highly complementary and share a common focus on improving and modernising the UK rail network. We look forward to watching these two impressive organizations support each other’s continued success.”

Edward Thomas, Executive Director, Investec

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