CTD Tiles, the UK’s biggest tile distributor, has announced its acquisition by private equity group Aurelius Investments.
Previously under the ownership of Saint-Gobain, the sale comes at an exciting time of growth for the company, as it takes its first steps as a stand-alone business. The acquisition includes all brands under The CTD Group.
Aurelius invests in European, middle market, private and public companies. With a track record of successful investment in more than 50 companies in numerous geographies, industries, and sectors, and liquid cash resources for investment of over £200 million, CTD Tiles is confident that it is the ideal home for the business as the company raises its sights on growth.
With a strong focus and commitment to digital growth, Aurelius will proactively work with CTD’s highly experienced management team to leverage its leading B2B market position by expanding its e-commerce offering and to continue the company’s operational development.
Additionally, Aurelius sees opportunities for new trade counter openings and new branch openings in key locations across the UK to further stimulate revenue and profit growth.
The CTD Group specialises in sourcing and supplying a vast range of high-quality tile designs to all sectors of the interior and architectural market. With over 50 years of experience, CTD is one of the leading names in the industry, striving to bring the latest advances in tile manufacturing to each individual collection as well as considering consumer demands, from the desirability of classic design styles to the latest cutting-edge trends.
CTD acknowledges the importance of a truly local service where customers and trade can visit a store and liaise directly with a team of in-house specialists. With Tile Showrooms and Trade Centres across the country, CTD provides an ever-growing network of local knowledge for both commercial and domestic needs.
With a head office based in the city of Newcastle upon Tyne, the CTD Group covers CTD Trade with an exceptional product portfolio for professionals, alongside the exclusive interior collections from GEMINI Tiles and CTD Architectural, which cater to commercial and architectural ventures.