F.R. Monkhouse’s acquisition of Early Years Schoolwear Ltd.


Womble Bond Dickinson (WBD) and corporate finance advisers Isca Ventures have advised F.R. Monkhouse, one of the largest independent schoolwear retailers in the UK and part of Banner group, on its acquisition of Early Years Schoolwear Ltd.

Founded in 1968, Early Years Schoolwear is a family business which has grown over the years to become the official stockists for around 70 schools in the Solihull, Birmingham and Stratford areas.

The Womble Bond Dickinson team was led by Partner Tom Fitzpatrick (picture) with Associate Alex Fergus.

The Isca Ventures team included Matt Eves, Guy Eggleton and Al Halcrow.

Involved fees earner: Tom Fitzpatrick – Womble Bond Dickinson; Alex Fergus – Womble Bond Dickinson;

Law Firms: Womble Bond Dickinson;

Clients: F.R. Monkhouse;