Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 3°C

min temp: 6°C

ESTD 1874 Search

Aldeburgh/Wickham Market: Stuart Beer acquires Barry Shooter Pharmacy

06:00 07 July 2014

Stuart Beer. right, outside the Barry Shooter Pharmacy with Mark Page of Christie & Co.

Stuart Beer. right, outside the Barry Shooter Pharmacy with Mark Page of Christie & Co.

Archant

The Barry Shooter Pharmacy business in Aldeburgh has been acquired for an undisclosed sum by Suffolk businessman Stuart Beer, who already owns a pharmacy in Wickham Market.

shares

The deal, brokered by specialist medical property adviser Christie & Co, caps a busy period for Mr Beer, who has also got married and moved house in the past year.

Mark Page from the Ipswich office of Christie & Co handled the sale on behalf of Barry Shooter, who he met at the Pharmacy Mr Page said: “We’re delighted to have found a buyer for this excellent pharmacy business in the beautiful town of Aldeburgh.

“We conducted a confidential sales campaign which saw competitive interest and multiple offers. This demonstrates both the attractiveness of successful businesses in this part of the country, and also how popular good pharmacy businesses are with existing operators looking to grow and new, first time investors.

“We congratulate Stuart on the acquisition of his second pharmacy and wish him well with the business in the future.”

Funding for the acquisition was sourced by Christie & Co’s sister company, Christie Finance.

Nick Baker, director and head of business mortgages at Christie Finance, said: “Once again, we’re happy to demonstrate that funding is increasingly available for both experienced operators like Stuart Beer and first-time buyers alike.

“It’s especially evident that banks are prepared to back both strong businesses and good, successful business people. We wish Stuart well with his latest acquisition.”

shares

0 comments

Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files
Comments

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other East Anglian Daily Times visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by East Anglian Daily Times staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique East Anglian Daily Times account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

Billy Sharp celebrates his winner against Ipswich at Elland Road last night

Leeds v Ipswich: Daryl Murphy’s saved penalty proved crucial as Ipswich Town suffered a 2-1 defeat to Leeds United, at Elland Road, on Wednesday night.

Snape Maltings

Snape Maltings, which rose from the ashes after a fire in the 1960s to become one of the world’s top concert destinations, has been sold.

The Legal & General office in Friars Bridge Road, Ipswich.

The first phase of around 140 job losses at the Ipswich office of insurance giant Legal & General will take effect from the end of this week, the group has confirmed.

Mick McCarthy looks unhappy after Leeds' winning goal

Leeds v Ipswich: Ipswich Town manager Mick McCarthy could not hide his disappointment and frustration following tonight’s 2-1 defeat at Leeds United.

Chris Wood closes down at Leeds last night

Leeds v Ipswich: The Blues missed the chance to move back into the Championship’s top six, losing 2-1 at Leeds United on Wednesday evening.

Craig D'Cunha, the new principal at Suffolk New Academy.

The new headteacher of an under fire Ipswich school has told parents there will be “no quick fixes” as he aims to make the academy outstanding in three years.

The charity Wiggle-A-Thon at East Bergholt Sports Centre raising money for Age UK.

A group of well-dressed movers and shakers raised over £1,600 for Age UK Suffolk during this year’s Wiggle-a-thon.

Emergency services at the scene of an accident on the A134 at Fornham.

A driver has been taken to hospital in a critical condition with “head and crush injuries” after serious crash in west Suffolk.

Keira Dixon has her new glasses fitted by Wardale Williams branch manager Mark Thompson.

A 17-year-old girl with a brain tumour has launched an awareness and fundraising campaign to help others.

The Old Deanery care  home, Bocking near Braintree

Improvements have been made at a mid-Essex care home which saw former staff charged with assault following undercover filming.

Most read

Most commented

Topic pages