About Cyrus

Cyrus Investment Management LLP (CIM) is the investment adviser of the Cyrus Precision Engineering EIS Fund offering investors the opportunity to invest tax efficiently in British precision engineering companies. CIM’s second fund, Cyrus Precision Engineering EIS Fund 2 closed on June 3rd. Fund 2 will continue to invest in tier-1 British precision engineering businesses and build on the successful ‘buy and build’ strategy of Fund 1.


CIM takes an active approach in managing companies in which an investment has been made, to help the companies grow. The strategy is to consolidate all growth investments and assets into a single entity with improved sales, profitability, and NAV at exit.


The CIM partners have proven experience in making strategic growth investments and consolidating UK precision engineering companies. Our CIO Ian Watkins has over the past 15 years acquired and consolidated the following companies:

1998 – Acquisition of Warwill Gears

2004 – Acquisition of Banner Industrial Transmission & Engineering (BITE)

2004 – Acquisition of Richardson & Westgarth Transmissions & Gear (RWT & RWG)

2004 – Acquisition of RW Site Services.

2006 – Acquisition of Technical Electrical.

2009 – Acquisition of Taylor & Sons Engineering

2014 – Acquisition of Bradford Cylinders

2015 – Acquisition of Rhino Doors (Cyrus EIS 1)

2015 – Acquisition of City Engineering (Cyrus EIS 1)

2015 – Acquisition of FGP Engineering (Cyrus EIS 1)

2016 – Acquisition of Ramp Surface Coatings (Cyrus EIS 1)


Visit our team page to find out more about the people behind CIM.

Mission Statement

CIM is committed to supporting and growing Britain’s ‘best in class’ precision engineering sector, as well as delivering jobs and longterm profits.

The CIM management is strongly motivated to support the communities that rely on these strategic businesses by consistently hiring and training local apprentices whilst maintaining the sporting and social activities that the businesses have supported historically.