Stratford upon Avon based private equity firm, Investx Ltd, has today acquired 100% of the share capital in PBK Micron Holdings Ltd, a Coventry based manufacturer of precision machined parts for a variety of different industries. The sum was undisclosed.

50-YEARSPBK, which celebrates its 50th year of trading next month, specialises in CNC machined castings, forgings, turned components, prismatic solid components & assemblies with processes in place to deal with both production series and prototype volumes. It is an approved supplier to many top brand automotive and aerospace companies globally and holds the latest certification to ISO/TS16949, ISO9001:2008 & ISO14001.


PBK Micron Ltd actively supplies components to OEM’s in the following industries:

• Automotive (production, prototype& after-market)
• Defence (armoured vehicles)
• Construction Equipment
• Motor Sport
• Specialist Vehicles
• Pumps
• Hydraulics
• Commercial Electronics
• Engine Manufacture
• Machine Tool
• Medical
• Oil & Gas

“PBK has been a first choice supplier of precision machined components & assemblies for over 45 years now meaning their relationships with some extremely high level customers is first-class. PBK’s capabilities are far reaching given the array of production equipment ranging from CNC milling, turning and grinding through to surface treatments, assembly and testing and hence we have a very solid platform for expansion into adjacent market and new territories”

Rob Whorrod, CEO, Investx.

“I’m delighted to have sold my company to such a genuine group of individuals. Investx is not your typical investment firm as the owners are engineers at heart and have a thorough understand of the businesses they are acquiring. They acted with integrity throughout the sale process which meant a lot to me and I know that PBK will be in safe hands now for the future. To summarise, I’m absolutely delighted to be part of the Investx portfolio and the very exciting growth plans already prepared”.

Chris Cummiskey, MD, PBK Micron Ltd.

A selection of customer accreditations: