Franchise Brands plc

Franchise Brands plc is a group of international multi-brand franchisors with a combined network of over 400 franchisees in 12 countries, but predominantly in the UK.  Our current brands are ChipsAway, Ovenclean, Barking Mad and MyHome, all of which deliver services to individual customers through the Group’s franchisees.

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.

A key strength of Franchise Brands plc is our highly developed range of central services, notably in the areas of marketing, franchise recruitment and franchise support. All our franchisees benefit from proven national marketing and comprehensive initial training and on-going support and development in order to help them grow their businesses.

The Group intends to increase its portfolio of franchise brands through acquisitions, focussing on the development of franchise businesses that provide services to individuals and SMEs. Of particular interest are brands in the B2C service sector.

Franchise Brands plc is listed on the Alternative Investment Market (AIM”) of the London Stock Exchange. The Company’s shares trade under the ticker code FRAN.L. 

Franchise Brands Announces Aquisition of Metro Rod Limited for £28 million

23rd March 2017

£28 million acquisition of Metro Rod Limited (“Acquisition”) A transformational step in Franchise Brands’ buy and build strategy Franchise Brands plc, a multi-brand international franchisor, today announces its proposed Acquisition of Metro Rod Limited, a leading provider of drain clearance and maintenance services, for a total consideration of £28 million. The deal represents Franchise Brands’ second acquisition since its IPO in August 2016 and is in line with its strategy tRead more