Management team acquires Activity Superstore
The activity organiser, Activity Superstore, based in Saffron Walden has been the subject of an MBO. Financial details of the deal, which was backed by Barclays, were not disclosed.
The management team that led the buy out from previous owner, Angus Grahame comprises new CEO Shaun Powell, formerly MD of Thomson Holidays; Vicki Ling, previously MD of Activity Superstore, and a new finance director, Stuart Miller.
The group will now be called Days of Your Life Ltd, but the operating company will retain the Activity Superstore name. Activity Superstore’s activity days are sold in over 2,000 shops in the high street including Argos, Boots, Debenhams, WHSmith and now J. Sainsbury