EVO Group announces acquisition of Premier Vanguard Limited

The EVO Group of companies has announced the acquisition of Midas Paper Converters Limited/Premier Vanguard Limited as it continues to execute its strategy and accelerate progress through targeted acquisition activity

Premier Vanguard is the largest independent manufacturer of paper rolls in the UK with a track record of growth and current sales of ca. £20m.  It has also successfully diversified into retail, catering and pharmacy consumables making it one of the strongest suppliers of GNFR (goods not for resale) in the UK.

CEO of EVO Group, Steve Haworth, said: “We are delighted to welcome John, Dominic and the Premier Vanguard team into the EVO Group.  This acquisition is a good fit with our strategy and will bring a wealth of opportunities to both EVO and Premier Vanguard.  Premier Vanguard will continue to run as an independent group company alongside VOW, Banner and Truline led by Dominic and John and we look forward to supporting their continued growth and success into the future.”

John Clemie and Dominic De Luca said: “We feel that the time is right for Premier Vanguard to enter into a new phase and this transaction will strengthen our ability to drive the excellent diversification course we have proved successful at over the last 12 years. We are excited to be part of a larger group and look forward to the new opportunities this will bring us.”

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