Electronic Data Processing Completes Multi-Million Pound Sale Irwin Mitchell Advises On £12m Deal 15.08.2018 David Shirt, Press Officer | 0161 838 3094 The Sheffield office of law firm Irwin Mitchell has advised Electronic Data Processing Plc on its £12m sale to Eagle Bidco 2018 Limited. The boards of EDP and Eagle Bidco 2018 Ltd reached an agreement on the terms of a recommended cash offer in July. The acquisition was sanctioned by the High Court last week and has completed today. Based in Sheffield, EDP supplies software to the merchanting and wholesale distribution industry. The company also has sites in Runcorn and East Grinstead with a hosting centre in Milton Keynes. Eagle Bidco 2018 Ltd is owned by KCS Group, a provider of specialist software, services and support to trade, wholesale, manufacturing, field service and distribution customers. The group, which is backed by private equity business Accel-KKR, employs over than 650 staff at offices in the UK, Ireland, South Africa, the Netherlands and North America. The completed sale will see EDP retain its main office remaining in Sheffield. The enlarged group's headquarters will be located at KCS Group's head office in Hungerford. Irwin Mitchell’s Corporate team in Sheffield, led by partner Laurence Gavin, advised EDP on the deal. Key contact Laurence Gavin Partner +44 (0)791 872 4939 Email Laurence Press contact David Shirt Press Officer 0161 838 3094 Email David Tags M&A Sheffield Related articles 20.03.2019Government Issues Recommendation for Leasehold Reform 15.03.2019Irwin Mitchell Recruits Hundreds Of Volunteers For Red Nose Day 2019 15.03.2019Irwin Mitchell Scoops Hat-trick At Birmingham Law Society Legal Awards 13.03.2019Sheffield City Region Launches Global Innovation Corridor At MIPIM 2019 08.03.2019Irwin Mitchell Launches Women in Law Timeline 05.03.2019Does A Rest Break At Work Have To Be Continuous?