Peter Vardy

The eponymous Peter Vardy was founded by the son and grandson of Reg Vardy in 2006, after the family firm was sold to Pendragon for £506m. It now has five dealerships across Scotland specialising in BMW, Mini, Chevrolet, Vauxhall and commercial vans. Following the acquisition of other dealerships in Edinburgh and Aberdeen, sales increased 14% in 2011.

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Company details
CompanyPeter Vardy
ActivityCar dealer
Sales £m207.0
Operating profit £m1.6
Main shareholdersSir Peter Vardy (49%), Peter Vardy (46%), Lady Margaret Vardy (5%)

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