Private Equity Portfolio: EE Smith


Year of initial investment


management buyout


Year EE Smith was founded

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EE Smith logo

About EE Smith

Leading joinery and fit-out specialist in the super-prime private residential and high-end commercial development market. 

EE Smith is a fast growing premium interior contractor and specialist joinery manufacturer operating in a variety of sectors ranging from prestige hotels to high-end super prime private residences. The Business is a market leader, has an excellent reputation, and has worked on many iconic projects including the Battersea Powerstation and The Londoner, the world’s first super boutique hotel.

EE Smith provides an unparalleled client focused service across all prestigious interior sectors and has been setting the standard in interior fit out & joinery projects for over 100 years.

Its in-house operations, controlled from a specialist 80,000 sq ft manufacturing facility, cover all aspects of planning, design and project management, alongside the provision of full joinery and metalwork services. The breadth of its service offering allows EES total project control ensuring timely delivery of projects and a high quality of service. 

EE Smith works with an impressive blue chip client base, with a key focus on the UK, Europe and the Middle East markets. 

Why we invested
  • Technically capable and ambitious management team
  • Positive market dynamics
  • Blue chip client base
  • Diversified across many sectors of the high end fit out market
  • Significant opportunities to grow revenues
  • Excellent visibility of earnings

“The deal represents an excellent outcome for Maven Investor Partners who have invested in a truly market leading business. EE Smith Contracts has a strong pipeline of committed contracts and continues to lead the competitive field based on their reputation for the highest levels of product and dependability in project delivery. We are very pleased to see the existing management team taking a significant equity stake, with a clear strategy to drive the business forwards.”

Andrew Ferguson, Partner at Maven