February 2024

Chiltern is delighted to announce a new investment in Rapid Repair Network

Chiltern has completed an investment in Rapid Repair Network, a leading provider of same-day accident repairs.

Rapid Repair Network has grown strongly since its foundation in 2018, developing a strong market position that underpins its ambitious growth plans. Rapid Repair Network has successfully grown its customer base and service capabilities and now delivers more than 10,000 same-day repairs per year to accident management companies, fleets and insurers, and provides 100% mainland UK coverage.

Chiltern will play an active role in supporting Rob Hawes (Managing Director) and the experienced Management team to drive further growth of the business.

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Rob Hawes, Founder and Managing Director of Rapid Repair Network, commented:

“At such an exciting time for Rapid Repair Network and as a business looking to build on our momentum, it was pivotal that we found not just an investor, but a partner. From the outset Chiltern stood out as the company that understood that and could help drive the business forward.’’

Ben Robinson, Chiltern Capital, added:

“We are delighted to partner with Rob and the wider team, who have developed Rapid Repair Network into a market leader in same-day repairs. From our investment experience in the automotive services sector, we have a strong understanding of the market and how Rapid Repair Network is well positioned to capitalise on this. We look forward to supporting them with their exciting plans to expand the business further.”

Chiltern was advised by JCK, Marriott Harrison and FRP Debt Advisory. Rapid Repair Network was advised by FRP Corporate Finance and Farleys Solicitors.