Sale of Arleigh Group to LKQ Corporation

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BDO recently advised the shareholders of Arleigh Group Limited (“Arleigh”), a market leading European supplier of accessories and spare parts to the static caravan and leisure sector, on the successful sale to Nasdaq listed LKQ Corporation.                 

Arleigh has supplied spare parts and accessories to the UK caravan holiday home market since the late 1960’s and supported by an investment by NVM Private Equity in 2004, expanded into the both the inland narrow boat and recreational touring vehicle markets through a series of successful acquisitions.              

US based LKQ Corporation is a Fortune 500 company and trades in the UK as Euro Car Parts Ltd, the leading trade and retail car parts specialist.          

"BDO took the time to understand the different requirements of the various shareholders within the company and respectfully managed their expectations with a real diligence and within a sensible time frame. BDO got under the skin of the transaction and steered it expertly towards a very satisfactory conclusion for all parties".       

Alastair Thomas, Managing Director, Arleigh Group