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Sharman Quinney acquires Gilbert & Thomas

Sharman Quinney’s network totals 20 branches across Cambridgeshire, Lincolnshire, Northamptonshire and now Rutland.

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Sharman Quinney agency imageSharman Quinney sales and letting agency, part of the Connells Group, has completed the acquisition of Gilbert & Thomas Estate Agents.

This latest addition means that Sharman Quinney’s network totals 20 branches across Cambridgeshire, Lincolnshire, Northamptonshire and now Rutland, and extends its services to even more customers.

Gilbert & Thomas, established in 1998, is a local, independently run estate agents covering the county of Rutland and surrounding areas from its offices in Oakham and Uppingham. The company is recognised as one of Rutland’s leading estate agents with more than 25 years local experience.

Gilbert & Thomas will continue to trade under its existing brand with Founder and Managing Director Vaughan Gilbert remaining in charge of operations.

Gilbert commented, “The acquisition by Sharman Quinney represents an exciting opportunity for myself and the team who will continue to provide the high level of personal service the homeowners of Rutland and the surrounding area have become accustomed to. The acquisition will enable us to offer additional services to the people of Rutland who have supported the Gilbert & Thomas brand, helping to make it the success it has been over the last seventeen years and for many years to come.”

Mike Sharman imageSharman Quinney (left) Managing Director Mike Sharman expressed his delight that his firm were able to capture a “strong and well respected business such as Gilbert & Thomas” into the Sharman Quinney network.

“This acquisition sits in a location that perfectly complements our existing branches, allows us to increase our regional spread plus provides further depth to our current offering. We look forward to working with Vaughan and his team,” he said.

December 11, 2015

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