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TLT advises Wessex Garages

TLT has advised the shareholders of Wessex Garages on the sale of the company to VT Holdings Co Ltd, a major international motor company.

Commercial partner and sector expert Miles Trower is a long-standing adviser to the Wessex business, one of many regional and national dealer groups supported by TLT's market-leading automotive retail expertise.

The TLT team was led by corporate partner Andrew Webber with corporate associate, James Webb and as well as Miles Trower included employment solicitor Catherine Roylance; corporate tax legal director Jamie Crawford; commercial associate Gayle Folkard and senior partner Andrew Glynn.

TLT's Andrew Webber said: "We are delighted to have delivered this significant transaction, building on our existing relationship with the company, including having advised on the recent development of the new Wessex showroom in Cribbs Causeway. Automotive retail is an area of particular specialism for TLT and our wider involvement with a number of other transactions and clients in this sector enabled us to support the shareholders with real expertise and deal experience to provide the added value required to get the best result for our client."

Keith Brock, remaining with Wessex Garages as Managing Director, said: "We were really impressed with the way the whole team at TLT helped to drive the process to a successful conclusion. Their understanding of our business and in-depth knowledge of the automotive market meant that they focused on the key issues in a pragmatic and efficient manner, providing us with clear advice and support throughout."

TLT's market-leading automotive experts have an in-depth knowledge of the automotive sector – from block exemption regulation to dealer agreements, regulatory issues and corporate transactions.

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