Timpson Group plc, the Manchester-based family-owned retailer, has acquired a 100% stake in Snappy Snaps Franchises Limited and all related intellectual property for an undisclosed consideration.
Established in 1983 by Don Kennedy and Tim MacAndrews, Snappy Snaps is the franchisor for a chain of 120 high street shops offering photo and imaging services in central London and throughout the south-east of England. The company generates revenues of over US$2.5 million principally in royalty based franchise fees and it has been consistently profitable.
Timpson has a national chain of 750 shoe repair shops and 200 Max Spielmann photo shops based mainly in the north of England.
Oaklins Cavendish, based in the UK, advised the seller in this transaction.
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