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McGavigan

Glasgow-based McGavigan is a manufacturer and supplier of decorative assemblies and interior parts for the global automotive industry, with a strong share of the European market. JML ’s principal focus is the design, manufacture and supply of parts, such as dashboard appliqués, radio and heater control panels, decorative trims and instrument dials

The business supplies automotive manufacturers such as Bosch, Visteon, Continental and Yazaki, with components widely used by global brand car makers producing affordable high volume cars, including Ford, GM, Jaguar/Landrover and Toyota.

McGavigan secured funding from Maven Capital Partners in 2011 to support is growth and expansion strategy, particularly into Asia, as well as developing its manufacturing and product development operations in Scotland.

Private equity impact

  • EMPLOYEE NUMBERS RISEN FROM 130 TO 338

  • INTERNATIONAL EXPANSION, PARTICULARLY ASIA

  • PROFIT GROWTH OF MORE THAN 100% IN 2017/18

  • INTERNATIONAL SALES GROWTH OF MORE THAN 40% AVERAGE BETWEEN 2015 AND 2017

  • INVESTMENT IN R&D

Achievements

  • BVCA MANAGEMENT TEAM AWARDS 2018, 2017 | o MID-MARKET MANAGEMENT TEAM 2018 - SCOTLAND

  • ACCELERATE THE GROWTH OF ITS SALES AND MARKETING OFFICE IN SAN FRANCISCO

  • UK BOARD OF TRADE AWARD 2018

  • SCALE-UP EXPORTER OF THE YEAR 2018 - SCOTTISH EXPORT AWARDS

  • RANKED 9TH IN SUNDAY TIMES PROFIT TRACK 100 IN 2018



Location
Cambridge

Backers 
Maven Capital Partners: 2011 – present