Acquisition of Pearsons Farm Supplies Ltd

Carrs Billington Agriculture (Sales) Ltd is pleased to announce that it has acquired the entire issued share capital of Pearson Farm Supplies Ltd, the agricultural retail business based in Lancashire and Anglesey. The business will become part of the Carrs Billington retail network.

Pearson Farm Supplies is an agricultural supplier specialising in animal health products with over 20 years of trading. Operating out of their primary Country Store at West Marton, they also have satellite locations at Anglesey and Lancashire/Yorkshire livestock centres. This strategic acquisition extends the georgraphical reach of Carrs Billington and is an additional building block in the expansion of the company. It takes the overall retail footprint to 35 stores.

Commenting on the acquisition, Rae Tomlinson, MD, of Carrs Billington said: “This acquisition is a great step forward for Carrs Billington and I am thrilled to be welcoming Chris and his team to the Group. Pearson Farm Supplies has a long standing history as a major agricultural supplier and fits perfectly with Carrs Billington’s strategic objectives. We will continue to invest in the business and ensure its ongoing development and success.”

Chris Pearson, Managing Director of Pearson Farm Supplues, commented: “We are delighted to be joining Carrs Billington. They have an excellent track record and are committed to growing our business. We look forward to working with Rae and his team over the months and years ahead.”

Enquiries:

Carrs Billington Agricultural (Sales) Ltd

Rae Tomlinson (Managing Director)  Tel: +44 (0) 1229 520 212