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Benchmark International Successfully Facilitated the Transaction Between First Response (First Aid) Ltd and Impact Futures Training Limited

Posted on July 10, 2023 By

Benchmark International is pleased to announce the acquisition of Walsall-based First Response by Slough-based Impact Futures.

Family-run approved training provider, First Response, offers a range of first aid, mental health, fire marshal, evac-chair, manual handling, people handling, food hygiene, and eLearning courses to organisations and individuals throughout the UK.

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Impact Futures is a pioneer in the field of innovative training solutions, delivering bespoke, high-quality training programmes that add value to organisations and support individuals in achieving nationally recognised qualifications.

The acquisition of First Response serves as a bolt-on to Impact Futures learning programmes, expanding the company’s portfolio of training solutions for businesses and individuals.

Guy Helman, CEO of Impact Futures said: “We are beyond excited to announce the completion of the acquisition of First Response First Aid Limited. This partnership propels us to new heights, allowing us to create a transformative impact on the world. Together, we will empower countless individuals with the knowledge and tools to become experts in their chosen field.”

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Benchmark International is a global M&A firm that provides business owners with creative, value-maximizing solutions for growing and exiting their businesses. Benchmark International has handled over $10 billion in transaction value across various industries from offices across the world. With decades of M&A experience, Benchmark International’s transaction teams have assisted business owners with achieving their objectives and ensuring the continued growth of their businesses. The firm has also been named the Investment Banking Firm of the Year by The M&A Advisor and the Global M&A Network as well as the #1 Sell-side Exclusive M&A Advisor in the World by Pitchbook’s Global League Tables.

First Response acquired by Impact Futures


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