Redde Northgate Plc - Statement re Press Comment

PR Newswire

1 September 2020

THIS ANNOUNCEMENT CONTAINS INSIDE INFORMATION

REDDE NORTHGATE PLC

(“Redde Northgate” or the “Group” or the “Company”)

Statement re media speculation

Redde Northgate plc (LSE:REDD), the integrated mobility solutions provider, notes recent media speculation about its interest in Nationwide Accident Repair Services.

The Company confirms it is in advanced discussions about a possible transaction involving Nationwide Accident Repair Services.  The Group believes the network of body shops and customer base would be a good strategic addition to its business. 

There can be no certainty that a transaction will be entered into, nor the terms of any such transaction. If a transaction does take place, it will be funded through the Group’s own cash resources.  A further announcement will be made when appropriate.

The individual responsible for releasing this announcement is Nick Tilley, Company Secretary.

For further information contact:

Buchanan                                                                                  

David Rydell/Jamie Hooper/Tilly Abraham                        44 (0) 207 466 5000

Notes to Editors:

Redde Northgate plc is a leading integrated mobility solutions platform formed in February 2020 following the all-share merger of light commercial hire business Northgate plc and Redde plc, the provider of incident and accident management, legal and other mobility-related services.

The Group provides mobility solutions and automotive services to a wide range of businesses and customers spanning the vehicle life cycle across vehicle supply, service, maintenance, repair, recovery, accident and incident management and disposal through sale or salvage.

With an extensive network and diversified fleet of over 110,000 owned vehicles and over 400,000 managed vehicles in more than 100 branches across the UK, Ireland and Spain, the Group aims to utilise its scale, reach and comprehensive suite of integrated services to offer a market-leading customer proposition and drive enhanced returns for shareholders.

Further information regarding Redde Northgate plc can be found on the Company’s website:

www.reddenorthgate.co.uk