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Friday 11 September, 2009

Brown (N.) Group PLC

Acquisition

RNS Number : 8901Y
Brown (N.) Group PLC
11 September 2009
 




N Brown Group


ACQUISITION OF HIGH & MIGHTY LTD



N Brown Group plc, the leading home shopping group, announces the acquisition of certain assets of High & Mighty Ltd from the joint Administratorsfrom PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP.


The company has acquired the brand, website, stock and the assets of 14 stores in the UK which in the year to 31 January 2009 had sales of over £8m, for a total cash cost of £1.6m.


High & Mighty is the pre-eminent brand in the tall and large menswear market and fits in with N Brown Groups' strategy to focus on niche products and customers.  The Board of N Brown believes there is an excellent opportunity to create a multi-channel retail business with this brand comprising a portfolio of stores in major cities complemented by the reintroduction of catalogues and the development of the online offer.


N Brown Group plc will be announcing its half year results on 14 October 2009.



ENQUIRIES:



N Brown Group plc


Alan White, Chief Executive

Dean Moore, Finance Director

Tel: 0161 238 2202

Tel: 0161 238 2208

Website: www.nbrown.co.uk

  



Kreab Gavin Anderson


Fergus Wylie

Tel: 020 7074 1800

Clotilde Gros 









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