We are keen to meet with business owners to discuss their ambitions and strategy. We make no charge for an initial introductory meeting.
- Journey Latin America sold to DER Touristik (advised by Atkinson Lambert)
Journey Latin America, the leading specialist operator of tailor-made and escorted group tours to South and Central America, has been sold to DER Touristik, the German travel group. DER acquired Kuoni Travel in 2015. JLA will now join Kuoni’s specialist division which currently includes Kirker Holidays, Voyages Jules Verne, CV Villas and Carrier. Atkinson Lambert advised the owners of JLA, Chris Parrott and Brian Williams, on the sale of JLA which they originally founded in 1980. Brian and Chris have now retired from the business whilst MD Sarah Bradley will remain in her current role and JLA will continue to be based in its current Hammersmith offices (November 2018).
- Sale of Heritage Group Travel to Martin Randall (advised by Atkinson Lambert)
Atkinson Lambert partner Richard Atkinson acted as advisor to John Iles, owner of cultural tours operator Heritage Group Travel, to Martin Randall Travel. Richard first worked with Heritage in 2008, joining the company Board in 2014.
- Atkinson Lambert advise on Andante Travels Sale
Atkinson Lambert acted as advisor to the owner of Andante Travels, Annabel Lawson, on the sale of her highly regarded archaeology tours business to a management buy-in investor backed by Panoramic Growth Equity.