Park Resorts and Parkdean to merge to create holiday giant

first_img whatsapp Read This NextRicky Schroder Calls Foo Fighters’ Dave Grohl ‘Ignorant Punk’ forThe Wrap’Drake & Josh’ Star Drake Bell Arrested in Ohio on Attempted ChildThe WrapDid Donald Trump Wear His Pants Backwards? Kriss Kross Memes Have AlreadyThe WrapCNN’s Brian Stelter Draws Criticism for Asking Jen Psaki: ‘What Does theThe Wrap’Black Widow’ First Reactions: ‘This Is Like the MCU’s Bond Movie’The WrapThe Truth About Bottled Water – Get the Facts on Drinking Bottled WaterGayotHarvey Weinstein to Be Extradited to California to Face Sexual AssaultThe WrapWatch President Biden Do Battle With a Cicada: ‘It Got Me’ (Video)The WrapPink Floyd’s Roger Waters Denies Zuckerberg’s Request to Use Song in Ad:The Wrap CARAVAN holiday park operator Park Resorts is merging with rival Parkdean Holidays to create a £960m camping and caravaning giant with 73 sites across the UK.Park Resorts’ owner, the private equity group Electra Partners, said the company’s sites on the east coast and in the north west would compliment Parkdean’s sites in the south west and Scotland to form a business with UK-wide coverage. The combined group will serve around 1.8m customers, with a turnover of £370m and underlying earnings of around £92m.Electra and Parkdean’s private equity owner Alchemy Partners will both retain a stake in the enlarged group, the companies said. The merger, once cleared by the competition authorities, will the largest deal in the holiday park sector since 2000, when Bourne Leisure bought Rank Holidays.It also comes after a string of deals in the sector this year, including the £2.4bn sale of Center Parcs to Canada’s Brookfield Property Partners in June. whatsapp Share Show Comments ▼ Wednesday 2 September 2015 4:59 am Park Resorts and Parkdean to merge to create holiday giant Express KCS Tags: NULLlast_img read more

Who will be the first of Jeremy Corbyn’s shadow cabinet to resign?

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