8 November 2023
Translink Corporate Finance in the UK acted as the exclusive advisor to the shareholders of Alpha Instrumatics on the sale to Halma Plc.
Alpha Instrumatics, renowned for its world-leading trace moisture analysis technology, plays a pivotal role in advancing safety measures within industrial operations, streamlining hydrocarbon transfers, and elevating pollutant detection precision. Its devices find applications in high-growth sectors including industrial gas and aerospace, as well as aligning with the evolving energy transition.
Halma Plc, a FSTE 100 company, successfully acquired Alpha Instrumatics through its environmental and analysis subsidiary, Alicat Scientific. Halma, recognising the strategic significance, emphasised that the acquisition would expand Alicat’s product portfolio, bolstering its footprint in both existing and adjacent markets.
Hami Patel of Alpha Instrumatics commented: “We are thrilled to become a part of Halma, and we extend our gratitude to the Provantage team for their dedication and efforts throughout this acquisition process; their expertise and hard work were instrumental in making this acquisition a reality. Alpha Instrumatics has an ambitious growth strategy and the investment from Halma will help accelerate growth by providing broader market reach through their adjacent end markets.”
Translink Corporate Finance spearheaded this transaction, with strategic counsel provided to the shareholders of Alpha Instrumatics by Amanda Betts and Lorna Marshall supported by David Browne.
Amanda Betts of Translink UK commented, “It’s been a pleasure to work alongside the shareholders of Alpha Instrumatics on this important transaction. Halma Plc is a fitting home for a truly exciting business, and we look forward to seeing the continued success that Alpha Instrumatics and Halma Plc will experience in the future by bringing these companies together.”
This acquisition is a significant milestone for both Alpha Instrumatics and Halma and also exemplifies Translink Corporate Finance’s adeptness in navigating complex corporate finance transactions showcasing the team’s commitment to facilitating seamless transitions that drive innovation and growth.