Halfords’ Acquisition Of McConechy’s Tyre Service Limited

Harper Macleod advised Halfords on the acquisition of McConechy’s Tyre Service Limited, one of the largest independent garage chains in the UK.

The acquired business is made up of 60 sites and 100 vans across Scotland and the north of England, providing tyre fitting and vehicle servicing, maintenance and repair for both retail and commercial vehicles.

The acquisition supports the growth of Halfords’ services proposition, providing customers with motoring services across garages, retail stores and mobile vans. It increases the Halfords services footprint, providing customers with access to over 900 service locations across the UK.

Halfords Group plc is a British retailer of car parts, car enhancement, tools, camping and touring equipment and bicycles operating in the United Kingdom and Ireland.

The Harper Macleod team was led by James MacGregor (Picture) and also included Corporate Associate Rachel McNeill, with principal transactional support in Real Estate from Partner Chris Noble, Senior Associate Paul Greenhill and Senior Solicitor Rory Paterson, and in Banking from Partner Tony Cameron.

Involved fees earner: Tony Cameron – Harper Macleod; Paul Greenhill – Harper Macleod; James MacGregor – Harper Macleod; Rachel McNeill – Harper Macleod; Chris Noble – Harper Macleod; Rory Paterson – Harper Macleod;

Law Firms: Harper Macleod;

Clients: Halfords;