United Capital have announced another top appointment further strengthening their growing team. The building sector investment firm, who acquired £30million turnover business Saltire Facilities Management last month, has announced the appointment of Paul McGillvery as Legal & Commercial Officer.

After the company’s most recent acquisition, the group, which includes former Scotland top 500 building services firm, McGill, and Angus-based electrical services firm, Alliance Electrical, now employs over 400 people and records a collective annual turnover of around £40 million.

Paul McGillvery, an experienced contracts manager, joins United Capital having spent the past two years as Commercial Contracts Manager at fast-growing business water supplier, Castle Water. Paul will support the United Capital team with legal matters, manage risk across the group and will maintain oversight of all company contracts.

United Capital CEO, Graeme Carling commented; “Paul joining our team is another great appointment for United Capital, and one which will support the group as we continue to expand.  Paul will work across all group businesses to support them as required and oversee all commercial contracts. His expertise will allow our operational teams to remain focussed on the day job, safe in the knowledge the legal and contractual stuff is well taken care of.”

At the end of 2019 United Capital set out ambitious targets to acquire businesses with a collective turnover of £300million within the next three years. The latest appointment signals the company’s commitment to reaching those targets.

Speaking of his appointment Paul McGillvery commented; “I am excited to join United Capital as they continue to expand rapidly. Graeme and his team are hugely ambitious, and I am looking forward to supporting the group as we move forward.”

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