HSS Hire Services


Jamieson has advised the senior management team of HSS Hire Services, led by CEO Chris Davies, on the acquisition of the business by Exponent Private Equity and on the structure and terms of their investment in the company.

HSS is a UK-based tool and equipment hire chain that has been serving big businesses, trade and DIY customers since 1957. Operating under the banner of HSS Hire, the group has an established nationwide network with a 2,000-strong workforce and a fleet of over 500 liveried vehicles. HSS operates from a national network of 230 distribution centres and branches in UK and Ireland.

The transaction was led by Stuart Coventry who has been close to the business for a number of years, originally providing strategic advice when the company was under the ownership of 3i.