Vertu readies itself to get back on the acquisition trail

For nearly a year, Vertu hasn’t bought any dealerships, and for a group that has both been born from, and grown by, acquisition, this has been something of a change for chief executive Robert Forrester.

“We haven’t bought anything since June, which is very unusual for us, but really good,” said Mr Forrester, speaking exclusively to Auto Retail Bulletin. “It’s enabled us to focus on things and to improve the business, like productivity, cost structures and other exciting projects I can’t talk about now.

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