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Gardman

Gardman is a UK leading supplier of wild bird care and garden products, supplying the majority of independent garden centres throughout the UK (including Wyevale) as well as DIY stores such as B&Q, Focus, Homebase and Wickes.

Based in Moulton, Lincolnshire, the company also has rapidly growing operations in America and Australia.

Gardman has been voted the Garden Industry Manufacturers' Association's (GIMA) 'Supplier of the Year' for six successive years due to its leading levels of service.

THE EXIT

The operating businesses within the Gardman Group were sold to an investment consortium led by Goldman Sachs and TPG.

HOLDING PERIOD

Dec 2007 - Dec 2012

Country

UK

Business Description

Consumer Goods

Revenue Progression

£75m / £89m

Employees at ACQ.

300

Investment Type

Primary MBO