Harvey Jones secures investment from Coniston Capital

Coniston Capital has backed the Management Buy Out of Harvey Jones, a designer, manufacturer and installer of bespoke kitchens. This investment is the second from Coniston Capital I LP which had its final close in March 2022.

Harvey Jones was founded in 1977 and designs and produces quality, made-to-measure kitchen cabinetry. The company has 28 kitchen showrooms giving it a national presence across the UK. Harvey Jones is led by its Managing Director Darren Woolsgrove, who will take the business through its next growth phase.

Coniston has introduced Adrian Fawcett as non-executive Chairman. Fawcett has over 20 years of experience in executive and non-executive roles, across multiple sectors. Notably, he has chaired Silentnight Group, one of the UK’s leading manufacturers of beds and mattresses and Park Holidays Group, one of the UK’s largest holiday park operators.

PMSI provided CDD to support the deal, including assessment of the UK kitchens market and competitor landscape, and customer feedback exercise.