Accountants Burgess Hodgson pave way for Abird sale
Burgess Hodgson, a firm of chartered accountants and
business advisers, has helped in the sale of a long-standing Kent
The Canterbury-based firm was the lead advisor to the Abird
Group, a diesel electric generator hire company based in Sandwich,
in its sale to HSS, a leading national supplier of tools.
Abird senior management team led by managing director Chris
Anspack will stay with the company to enhance its position as a
market leader in diesel generator hire.
Principal shareholder John Bird and his family exit the business
after selling their stake to HSS.
The Abird Group, founded 50 years ago, has seven depots
employing 60 people across England and Wales. It will continue to
operate under its own brand.
Southeastern passengers in Kent have been given a reprieve with a lower-than-expected cap on fare hikes announced in today's Autumn Statement.
Developers have promised to solve traffic problems with £6m road improvements as well as support for Park and Ride.
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