DCC plc’s £28 million acquisition of LPG distribution business of Countrywide Farmers plc


Womble Bond Dickinson has advised Countrywide Farmers plc on the sale of its LPG distribution business to international sales, marketing and support services group DCC plc, for a cash price of approximately £28m.

The Business supplies bulk and cylinder LPG to domestic, agricultural and commercial customers in Britain. The Business sells approximately 20,000 tonnes of LPG annually.

DCC is a leading international sales, marketing and support services group with a clear focus on performance and growth. It operates through four divisions: LPG, Retail & Oil, Healthcare and Technology.

The Womble Bond Dickinson team was led by Corporate Partner Simon Hewes (picture) and Corporate Solicitor Alex Fergus.

Involved fees earner: Simon Hewes – Womble Bond Dickinson; Alex Fergus – Womble Bond Dickinson;

Law Firms: Womble Bond Dickinson;

Clients: Countrywide Farmers;

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