Baird Capital Invests in U.K.’s Watkins Hire

Jan. 10, 2014

Baird Capital has backed the management team of Watkins Hire Ltd. in acquiring the company, according to U.K. media reports. Baird invested £10.1 million (about U.S. $16.6) in additional growth capital to expand the company’s rental fleet and accelerate its growth.

Watkins Hire is a provider of temperature-control equipment rental services.

The Watkins Group of companies was established in 1860.