• SectorManufacturing
  • OverviewOne of the UK’s largest suppliers of uninterruptible power supplies (UPS) and generators
  • Value£9 million MBO
  • CompletedFebruary 2018


Dale Power Solutions has become a leader in bringing technology and engineering together to create innovative solutions, protecting critical power supplies for customers all over the world through standby power systems. The company is one of the UK’s largest suppliers of service and support providing complete asset life-cycle management to Generators and UPS. The business combines technical and operational expertise, resources and commitment to excellence to deliver outstanding client service leading to its prestigious reputation as one of the most trusted providers of standby power solutions in the world.

Headquartered in Scarborough, Dale employs more than 270 people across the UK, including a nationwide team of more than 70 service engineers. Dale has a rich history in the power market and can trace its roots back to 1935.  With its strong brand reputation based on technical excellence, design capability and high-quality service back up, the business has built up an impressive list of global blue-chip clients including NEC, Siemens, National Grid, ISG, Mitie, Northern Power Grid, Vodafone and Thames Water, who trust business critical operations to Dale.

Post investment

NVM partnered with the management team at Dale to acquire the business from incumbent investor LDC.  Under new ownership Dale is targeting organic growth in its existing markets, providing world class standby power systems, whilst developing complimentary products and services in the renewable energy and battery storage space.

Dale in numbers

  • 1935 Established
  • 10k Standby power systems currently maintained nationally
  • 87 Years of deep sector expertise
  • 153k maintenance hours delivered per annum

We have been very impressed with the team at Dale, who have done a great job in building a high-quality business providing power solutions and services which are critical to a wide range of organisations in the UK and abroad. We are looking forward to working with the team to take advantage of new market opportunities whilst continuing to build on the core business. There is scope for significant growth over the next few years and we are very excited about the business’s future under NVM’s ownership.

James Arrowsmith ,  Investment Partner ,  NVM