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Unaudited interim results for the six months ended
31 August 2023

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Our Strategy

Overview Of The Business

Vertu Motors was formed in late 2006 to acquire and consolidate UK motor retail businesses. A senior management team, with a wealth of experience within the sector, was put in place and on 27th March 2007 the Group acquired the 13th largest motor retailer in the United Kingdom, Bristol Street Motors. Vertu Motors is currently the 4th largest motor retailer in the United Kingdom, when annualised impact of acquisitions is included.

The group's strategy is to grow shareholder value by:

  • Growth - scale and brand.

    To grow as a major scaled franchised dealership group and to develop our portfolio of Manufacturer partners, whilst being mindful of industry development trends, to maximise long-run returns..

  • Digitalisation.

    To be at the forefront of digitalisation in the sector, delivering a cohesive 'bricks and clicks' strategy:

    • Optimise our omnichannel development bringing bricks and clicks together
    • Digitalise aftersales processes to improve customer service and efficiency
    • Reduce the cost base of the Group by delivering efficiency through the use of technology
    • Utilise data driven decision making to generate enhanced returns
  • Colleague & Customer focus.

    To develop and motivate the Group's colleagues to ensure operational excellence is delivered constantly across the business.

  • Ancillary businesses.

    To develop ancillary businesses to add revenue and returns that complement the core business.

At a glance...

Built on trust

Vertu Motors plc is the 4th largest motor retailer in the United Kingdom with sales outlets forming a national network, operating under the Bristol Street Motors, Macklin Motors and Vertu Motors brands. Manufacturer partners are Audi, BMW, Citroen, CUPRA, Dacia, Ferrari, Ford, Honda, Hyundai, Jaguar, Kia, Land Rover, LEVC, Mazda, Mercedes-Benz, Mercedes-AMG, MG, MINI, Nissan, Peugeot, Renault, SEAT, SKODA, smart, Toyota, Vauxhall, Volkswagen and Volvo. Non-franchised operations include Vansdirect, Ace Parts, Powerbulbs and The Taxi Centre.

Vertu Motors was established in November 2006 with the aim of consolidating the UK motor retail sector. The Group listed on AIM in December 2006. It is intended that the Group will continue to acquire motor retail operations to grow a scaled dealership group. The Group's acquisition strategy is supplemented by a focused organic growth strategy to drive operational efficiencies through it's national dealership network.

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For all queries about shareholding or investment in Vertu Motors plc, please contact:

Media Enquiries Number: 0132 536 3436

Vertu Motors Number: 0191 491 2121

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