Private equity fund manager YFM Equity Partners (YFM) has backed the MBO of Checkmate Fire Solutions Limited, UK-based passive fire protection provider.
The investment in Checkmate Fire marks the fifth investment from the YFM managed fund, YFM Equity Partners 2016 LP.
Checkmate Fire is the UK’s leading passive fire protection company, providing fully compliant services including survey, design, specification and installation of solutions for fire stopping/air sealing, compartmentation, fire boarding and structural steel protection. Complementing this Checkmate Fire also specialises in fire door surveying, restoration and installation, and provides a fully bespoke range of fire resistant glazing solutions.
Checkmate Fire is one of a small number of fully 3rd party accredited contractors in this fast-growing market and provides a nationwide service from its three UK regional offices. The Company is a founding member of the Building Research Establishment (BRE) and the Loss Prevention Certification Board (LPCB) Passive Fire Installer Scheme.