Terberg DTS (UK) acquires CAT-9

Terberg DTS (UK) acquires CAT-9

IN | 22nd May 2013

Terberg DTS (UK) Ltd, based in Halifax, West Yorkshire has announced that, with effect from 16th February 2013, it has purchased outright the business of C.A.T. 9 Ltd, based in Bromyard, Herefordshire, UK.

Terberg DTS (UK) Ltd, a global supplier of specialist vehicles and support, has made the strategic purchase of privately owned company C.A.T.9 from its current owners David Bull and Mark Morris.  C.A.T.9 was established in 2005 and has an excellent reputation within the civilian and military sectors for the support of specialist airfield and industrial fire fighting vehicles throughout the UK and overseas territories.

Terberg DTS (UK) Ltd identified C.A.T.9 as an excellent opportunity for its continued growth and development of the specialist fire and rescue sector, which sits within its current well-established specialist vehicle business. With a turnover in the region of £30 million per annum, Terberg DTS is able to supply a full range of services to this specialist sector and will further enhance the services provided by C.A.T.9 through new vehicle sales, hire, leasing, scheduled and VOR service support as well as accident damage repairs. The Fire and Rescue Division will primarily operate from Terberg DTS’s head office at Halifax, West Yorkshire, with additional support from satellite depots at Worcester and Gloucester.

Alisdair Couper, Managing Director of Terberg DTS stated that “I am delighted that this acquisition has gone ahead and take this opportunity to welcome David, Mark and their team to the Terberg family, and further exciting news will also follow shortly regarding the continued growth of this new exciting sector.”

Terberg DTS is part of the Terberg Group of Companies that are based in Holland and has a history reaching back over 150 years, with operations in more than 80 locations around the world.  With 6 Divisions containing 24 operating companies focused on the vehicle related market sectors, the Terberg Group is a market leading global provider of specialist solutions with an annual turnover in the region of Euro 450 million.