All dealerships will be rebranded as Marshall SKODA with immediate effect.
As a result of this acquisition, Marshall now represent ŠKODA in 11 locations and this means we are now the UK’s largest ŠKODA retailer. Each acquisition was completed in consultation with, and with the support of, ŠKODA UK.
Marshall Skoda say, "The excellent staff, standards and values will remain the same, ensuring that you receive consistently high levels of service and value-for-money.
With Marshall Motor Group (who are the 7th largest motor group in the UK), we are in a better position than ever to exceed expectations and adopt 107 years of dedicated Marshall expertise, with customer care and impeccable industry knowledge at the heart of everything we do."
Marshall Motor Group, have over 100 retailers across 23 manufacturers and 27 Counties including seven other SKODA dealerships in Barnstaple, Croydon, Leicester, Newbury, Nottingham, Oxford & Reading. The Group has over 4,000 colleagues, 10,000 used vehicles in group stock and an annual turnover of over £2.3bn.
Daksh Gupta, Chief Executive of MMH, says, "These acquisitions are an exciting milestone for Marshall in which we become ŠKODA’s largest UK retailer by adding six further sites in excellent locations which are contiguous to our existing ŠKODA sites. The acquired businesses have good potential for growth and improvement in their operating performance as part of a scaled and focused division.
We believe it is the right time to grow our portfolio with ŠKODA and these acquisitions demonstrate our commitment to our stated strategy to grow with existing brand partners in new geographic territories. We are very proud to represent the ŠKODA brand and wish to thank the ŠKODA UK management team for their support over the years and we look forward to building on our excellent relationship.
I would like to welcome all colleagues of the acquired businesses to Marshall."
Rod McLeod, Director of SKODA UK says, “Marshall Motor Holdings Plc is a well-respected and established vehicle dealership group. These acquisitions will see Marshall become our largest retail investor and I am very pleased that together we will continue to expand our offer of class-leading products to customers across the UK. ŠKODA continues to go from strength to strength. With the arrival of new models and the brand's first electric vehicles just around the corner, this is a key time for Marshall to further invest in ŠKODA.”
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