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Recent deals archive: May, 2018

Sherrards helps sell the UK’s oldest Volvo dealership

Sherrards’ corporate team worked with their clients, the owners of Fawcetts Garages (Newbury) Limited, on the sale of the entire issued share capital of the company together with the sale of the freehold premises from the owner’s pension fund.  A family owned business for almost 40 years, the sale to Waylands Automotive Limited sees the …

Sherrards helps sell the UK’s oldest Volvo dealership

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Sherrards corporate and property lawyers advise on sale of Pizza Hut franchise

Sherrards has been advising its client KMP Taste Limited, one of the largest pizza franchises in the UK, on the sale of its entire issued share capital to Zaf Holdings Limited. With 28 Pizza Hut stores and over 500 employees within the business in the UK, the deal required a large team of property and …

Sherrards corporate and property lawyers advise on sale of Pizza Hut franchise

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Sherrards ‘work out’ on the legal aspects of a new head office for énergie Fitness in Milton Keynes

Sherrards property lawyers have recently worked with the management team at énergie Fitness on their brand-new head office and training centre in Milton Keynes. The award-winning fitness club brand started life with one franchise in 2003 but now has clubs all over the UK, Europe and the Middle East. This latest development, bringing the head office …

Sherrards ‘work out’ on the legal aspects of a new head office for énergie Fitness in Milton Keynes

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Sherrards helps Muffin Break bring more freshly baked food and great coffee to the UK

Muffin Break is growing fast and its lawyers, Sherrards, have been working around the clock, finalising deals for four new sites within 10 days.  The new outlets will be in Romford, Birkenhead, Camberley and Hull and will open in the next few weeks. Muffin Break, is currently enjoying strong growth of 4.5% per annum for …

Sherrards helps Muffin Break bring more freshly baked food and great coffee to the UK

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Sherrards helps secure majority share in Hevey Building Supplies Limited for Lords Group

Andrew Cooke and the Sherrards corporate team have recently acted for long standing client, Lords Builders Merchants on the acquisition of the majority share capital in Hevey Building Supplies from its retiring owner, Neil Hemmington. Established in 2001, Northampton based Hevey Building Supplies is a leading independent builders merchant and the first in Northamptonshire to …

Sherrards helps secure majority share in Hevey Building Supplies Limited for Lords Group

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Menzies Distribution ‘goes green’ and buys Gnewt Cargo

Sherrards’ corporate team has acted for the founders of its long-standing client, Gnewt Cargo, on the sale of their shares to Menzies Distribution.  Founded in 2008, the Gnewt fleet provides final-mile delivery services in central London for retailers, e-retailers and parcel carriers such as Hermes and TNT.  Menzies Distribution bought Gnewt Cargo as part of …

Menzies Distribution ‘goes green’ and buys Gnewt Cargo

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Villa Plus

Working with longstanding client Villa Plus, Barney Laurence and Sherrards’ dispute resolution team succeeded in having two bogus websites taken down within 10 days of a court order. Owner Nick Cooper, has reported many fake sites to the authorities over the years but without quick action to disable those sites, consumers can lose considerable amounts …

Villa Plus

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Svenska Handelsbanken

Sherrards worked with Svenska Handelsbanken on over £8million of business in 2016. Combining commercial property and corporate expertise, Claire Haywood and Kiall Bagnell recently advised the bank on a £4million portfolio refinancing and new loan facility over twelve multi-tenanted properties. The Sherrards team also worked with the bank on a £2.6million share purchase by the …

Svenska Handelsbanken

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Chop’d Limited

Chop’d’s owners have taken their first successful store, selling fresh and locally sourced salads, in London’s Leadenhall Market in 2004, and opened a further 12 stores in Manchester, Leeds and elsewhere in London. Sherrards’ retail team have worked with Chop’d on this strategic expansion, advising on their acquisition of targeted premises. Terry Fendt and Stephanie …

Chop’d Limited

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Cambria Automobiles Plc

Cambria is one of the UK’s fastest growing motor dealerships and a long-standing Sherrard’s client. A string of acquisitions and disposals have kept both Leigh Head’s corporate team and the management team at Cambria busy, working together on the purchase of the business and assets of the Land Rover Dealership in Welwyn for £10.8m and …

Cambria Automobiles Plc

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