Investment giant buys Bristol M&E specialist


RDCP Infrastructure has acquired mechanical and electrical (M&E) engineering firm, Avon Combined Electrical Services (ACES). 

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by Rory ButlerDecember 2, 2022

Civil engineering company, RDCP is part of investment firm RDCP Group, which controls £370 million of investments in the UK. 

RDCP took a 90% stake in ACES (Bristol), with additional funding from SME Capital. 


  • 30-year business 
  • £15 million turnover  
  • £1.5 million in EBITDA 
  • Clients: Galliford Try, MoD, NHS 

ACES managing director, Stephen Sage will continue in his role alongside RDCP chief executive, Gareth Dillon. 


  • TML Finance and Advisory   
  • HCR Law 
  • Squire Patton Boggs 

“The acquisition of ACES brings a high quality, growth-focused construction business to RDCP Infrastructure. It is a well-established and highly respected business with a strong management team,” said Sameer Rizvi, founder and CEO of RDCP Group. 

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