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1994 Flotation of the '''Partco Autoparts''' company<ref>The Times March 09, 1994</ref>
 
1994 Flotation of the '''Partco Autoparts''' company<ref>The Times March 09, 1994</ref>
 
1996 Acquired [[Serck Marston]], distributor of radiators
 
 
1997 Acquired [[Brown Brothers]], maker of car components, which means the company had trebled in size since flotation in 1994<ref>The Times, February 28, 1997</ref>
 
 
  
 
1995 Made its second acquisition since flotation: [[Downey Autoparts]]<ref>The Times January 05, 1995</ref>.   
 
1995 Made its second acquisition since flotation: [[Downey Autoparts]]<ref>The Times January 05, 1995</ref>.   

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Distributor of automotive parts

1986 The automotive parts distribution business Quinton Hazell[1] was subject to a management buyout from Burmah Oil Co and adopted the name Partco Group; the company had 300 branches nationwide[2]

1989 Partco Ltd acquired GKN Autoparts, except for some businesses that Partco did not want

1994 Flotation of the Partco Autoparts company[3]

1995 Made its second acquisition since flotation: Downey Autoparts[4].

1996 Acquired Serck Marston, distributor of radiators

1997 Acquired Brown Brothers, maker of car components, which meant that Partco had trebled in size since flotation in 1994[5]

1999 Acquired by Unipart[6]


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Sources of Information

  1. The Times January 28, 1994
  2. The Times, August 02, 1989
  3. The Times March 09, 1994
  4. The Times January 05, 1995
  5. The Times, February 28, 1997
  6. The Times May 01, 1999