20 Feb, 2020
Phenna Group

Headquartered in Nottingham, Phenna Group, continues its ambitious buy and build strategy within the highly fragmented TICC sector by supporting its portfolio company, Building Envelope Technologies (BET) to acquire Build Check Ltd.

Build Check was formed in 2004 by founding partners, David McKenna and Richard Bate, who had a shared vision to support the development of energy efficient, sustainable buildings by offering a fresh approach to building regulation compliance testing and product certification.

Today, from its base in High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire it has a team of highly skilled UKAS accredited specialists and provides both on-site and laboratory based building testing and certification services to the construction and fenestration industries. Both David and Richard will stay in post and report to Brian Shannon, MD of BET.

“We’re really excited to join Building Envelope Technologies and become part of the broader, Phenna Group.  The company has wide ranging experience in the TICC sector and has demonstrated a deep understanding of our business and the opportunities ahead.” commented David McKenna.

“From the start of our discussions with the Phenna team, it became very apparent they were experts in our market and understood our challenges, being an obvious and supportive partner for Build Check.” added Richard Bate.

Brian Shannon, MD of Building Envelope Technologies said: “All at BET are excited by Build Check joining our expanding team of professionals. Build Check will bring a high level of technical experience, a solid client base and the highest international level of ISO accreditation by UKAS. This is a key moment in the expansion of our overall growth plan and we really look forward to working with David, Richard and their team to grow and expand the business; exciting times lie ahead in Ireland and the UK.”

Paul Barry, Group CEO of Phenna Group said: “I’m delighted to support BET with the bolt-on acquisition of Build Check Ltd. Brian has a very ambitious growth plan for BET, both in Ireland and in the UK and the addition of Build Check’s UKAS accredited and complimentary service portfolio will be instrumental in them achieving their goals. I welcome David, Richard and the Build Check team to the Group.”

Phenna Group were advised by Fraser Brown Solicitors (Nottingham).   Build Check was advised by IBB Solicitors and Sterling Grove, Chartered Accountants.

For further information on Phenna Group please visit: www.phennagroup.com
For further information on Building Envelope Technologies, please visit: www.betechnologies.ie
For further information on Build Check, please visit: www.buildcheck.co.uk