70 to 61: Vertu Motors to Highland Gold Mining

70 to 61: Vertu Motors to Highland Gold Mining


The booming new car market in the UK has been a real boost for car retailer Vertu Motors (VTU), which operates a string of dealerships across the country. The group’s acquisition-led growth strategy in what remains a highly fragmented market is paying off in an industry where scale is critical. Vertu has yet to report its results for the year to 28 February, but management has already flagged up that the figures will be “ahead of market expectations”, with Vertu’s new car volumes outpacing that of the wider market.

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