DWF advises IT solutions firm on MBO

Business law firm, DWF, has advised shareholders in specialist IT solutions provider, Computer Systems for Distribution Limited (CSfD), on a group reorganisation and the proposed sale of the company to a management buyout (MBO) team led by Pieter van der Merwe.

CSfD delivers IT solutions for logistics and distribution businesses across the UK, by way of an integrated supply chain management system which helps organisations achieve greater efficiency in their operations.

Chris Hewetson, founder of CSfD, said: “Maintaining our reputation as industry experts, whilst delivering projects for clients with the highest possible levels of service and care continues to be key and I am sure that the business will go from strength to strength following the MBO.”

John Hodgson and Robert King of Smith and Williamson provided taxation advice on the restructuring and proposed sale of CSfD, while Lee Clifford of Freeth Cartwright acted for the MBO team.