Judges Scientific plc is an AIM-quoted group specialising in the acquisition and development of a portfolio of scientific instrument businesses. Corporate expansion is being pursued, both through organic growth within its subsidiary companies and through the acquisition of top-quality businesses with established reputations in world-wide markets. The Group’s companies are primarily UK-based with products sold worldwide to a diverse range of markets including: higher education institutions, the scientific communities, manufacturers and regulatory authorities. Judges Scientific maintains a policy to selectively acquire businesses that generate sustainable profits and cash. Shareholder returns are created through the reduction of debt, payment of increasing dividends and through organic growth.