Specialist property adviser Christie + Co has advised on another major deal involving prominent “Top 50” independent forecourt retailers having recently advised Greybull Capital Partners on their acquisition of 140 M Local convenience stores from WM Morrison Supermarkets plc., and being instructed by McColl’s to market 100 newsagents across the UK.
Led by Christie + Co Director, Matthew Williamson MRICS, HKS Retail and their bank HSBC were supported by Christie + Co’s national team of specialist retail valuers in their acquisition of Brobot Petroleum and seven Shell sites.
Shane Thakrar, Chief Executive at HKS said; “Christie + Co have been dynamic in their approach to our needs and have the ability to combine local knowledge with national specialist expertise. The process went through smoothly and we look forward to working with the team again.”
Christie + Co’s Head of Retail Steve Rodell said, “This is a fantastic acquisition by HKS that includes great sites and enhances their existing estate. I believe this is the first of many group deals likely in the current resurgent market. We look forward to working with HKS as they seek further opportunities to expand.”