- Acquisition confirms DEKRA as a market leading independent inspections provider in the UK
- Customers include vehicle manufacturers, banks and leasing companies
- Key members of the management team will stay on board
DEKRA has acquired Gain Solutions.
DEKRA, which specialises in vehicle testing and compliance, says the acquisition of the end of term inspections and fleet management company will give it a market leading position.
Paul Bradbury, Managing Director, DEKRA Automotive said:
“This acquisition significantly expands our capacity to perform independent vehicle inspections in the UK, for a client base that is increasingly interested in the transparency of neutral vehicle inspections.” Gain, founded in 2000, is based in Chippenham (Wiltshire) and operates throughout the UK.
In addition to vehicle inspections, Gain offers fleet management, used car coaching and training.
Customers include major OEMs, banks and leasing companies. Co-founder and Chairman Robin Watson of Gain and Managing Director Marcus Blakemore will remain and continue to grow the business across all activities.
Clemens Klinke, Member of the Management Board, Technical Director and Head of Business Unit DEKRA Automotive added:
“DEKRA is the World’s largest vehicle inspections company and this acquisition is another step in our strategy to offer the full range of DEKRA’s global services in the UK.”