The Co-operative Group (Sunwin Fire and Security)

The Co-operative Group (tCG) is the UK’s largest mutual business, owned by over six million consumers. It is the UK’s fifth biggest food retailer, the leading convenience store operator and a major financial services provider.

Sunwin Services Group is a wholly owned subsidiary of tCG and its Fire Detection & Electronic Security Division provides a multi- faceted design, installation and maintenance service tailored for any business size.

Assay initiated the transaction and advised tCG on the sale of Sunwin Fire and Security to Kings Security Systems.

Kings Security Systems, based in Bradford, West Yorkshire, provides an extensive range of retail loss prevention and commercial security systems to the UK market and has a wealth of experience within this specialist industry.

Mike Simson led Assay’s team, supported by James Pettifer. They worked alongside law firm Pinsent Masons.