Somerfield Plc

Company:Somerfield PlcInvestment Year:2005
Somerfield Plc

Sector:  Consumer

Country:  United Kingdom

Deal status:  Exited

Business focus: 

Former UK based supermarket chain

Apax Team:
Contact:

Somerfield House
Whitchurch Lane
Bristol
BS14 0TJ
0117 935 9359

www.somerfield.co.uk

 

Founded in 1875, Somerfield was the fifth largest grocery retailer in the UK in 2009, operating out of small, local stores to serve the 'convenience shoppers' market.

Focused on convenience

Caught between the big four supermarkets and independent local retail, Somerfield's strategy lacked clarity. Apax Partners identified an opportunity to establish a clear strategy, focusing on high-quality local convenience stores.

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