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Portakabin Limited

Portakabin Limited

Transaction Details

  • On April 20, 2023, modular building market leader Portakabin Limited (“Portakabin”) announced the acquisition of healthcare modular buildings specialist Darwin Group in a move that will offer significant benefits to healthcare providers across the UK.
  • Stephens acted as financial adviser to Portakabin.
  • Darwin Group represents a highly strategic acquisition which closely aligns with the pursuit of the longer-term strategic growth ambitions for Portakabin and directly serves to address the growing demand for high quality temporary and permanent building solutions across Europe.

About the company


Portakabin is a premium UK modular market leader. With a 60-year history and over 2,000 employees across 100 locations in Europe, Portakabin has significant expertise in providing both temporary and permanent modular solutions to its clients. Portakabin is headquartered in York.

Darwin Group

Darwin Group is one of the UK’s leading providers of specialist modular construction projects for the healthcare sector. The group has developed a deep understanding of constructing complex healthcare facilities for the NHS. Darwin Group is headquartered in Telford, with c.200 employees and a turnover of c.£80m in 2022.