15 September 2021

Battery Ventures acquire materials supplier Goodfellow

Tech-focused investment firm says deal will help "digitise the company’s operations".

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American company Battery Ventures has acquired Goodfellow, a specialist supplier of high-quality materials for research and development, prototyping and specialised manufacturing. 

Headquartered in Cambridgeshire, UK, Goodfellow has subsidiaries in China, France, Germany and the United States. Customers include advanced manufacturers, government research facilities, laboratories and universities. Their products consist of over 700 different materials in multiple forms, including alloys, ceramics, composites, compounds, glass, metals and polymers. 

Goodfellow Sales Director Simon Kenney will succeed Stephen Aldersley as CEO. Aldersley will continue to support Goodfellow as a consultant during the transition help the business transition to the new ownership. 

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