Franchise Brands Plc

Company Overview

Franchise Brands plc is focused on building market-leading businesses in selected customer segments using primarily a franchise model. The Group currently has a combined network of over 425 franchisees across five principal franchise brands. Its focus is on established brands which can benefit from the Group’s shared support services, specialist sector expertise, management experience and group resources.
The Group is organised into a B2B division comprised of Metro Rod, Metro Plumb, and Willow Pumps, and a B2C division that incorporates ChipsAway, Ovenclean and Barking Mad.
Franchise Brands was founded in September 2008 by Stephen Hemsley (Executive Chairman) and Nigel Wray (Non-Executive Director), the Group’s principal shareholders, who have substantial experience in franchising. The Group’s strategy is to achieve growth both organically and by selected targeted acquisitions.
 

Date Reports Available Download
20 Apr 2021 Update 5 pages
04 Mar 2021 Finals 17 pages
12 Jan 2021 Update 2 pages
30 July 2020 Interims and forecasts 12 pages
21 April 2020 Placing 3 pages
30 March 2020 Update 3 pages
5 March 2020 Full year results 10 pages
15 January 2020 Trading update 3 pages
07 October 2019 Acquisition 11 pages
23 July 2019 Interim results 12 pages
13 March 2019 Full year results 15 pages
15 January 2019 Trading update 4 pages
26 July 2018 Interim results 12 pages
22 March 2018 Full year results 20 pages
18 January 2018 Trading update 4 pages
14 Sept 2017 Half year results 16 pages
23 March 2017 Acquisition of Metro Rod 28 pages
01 November 2016 Acquisition of Barking Mad Ltd 8 pages
15 September 2016 Excellent first half – on target for full year 8 pages
08 August 2016 Franchise Brands - Initiation of coverage 44 pages