Ulster Carpets buys Roger Oates Design
Runners, rugs and fabric company Roger Oates Design has been bought by Ulster Carpets.
‘The purchase of this prestigious brand fits perfectly with Ulster’s philosophy of acquiring high quality businesses in the floor covering sector,’ says David Acheson, Ulster head of strategic operations. Roger Oates Design will complement the existing Axminster and Wilton business, and we remains dedicated to investing in our continued organic growth alongside this acquisition.
‘Ulster’s ethos and future plans very much revolve around quality, design and service excellence, and Roger Oates Design fits this perfectly. We are delighted to have secured Roger’s continued involvement, and are excited about the future prospects for the business.’
‘Roger Oates Design is delighted to become part of the Ulster Group. It is important that small unique companies keep evolving and this acquisition offers us the opportunity to grow and develop the brand for interiors and furnishing products, well into the next decade,’ says Oates.
‘The acquisition is being funded from cash reserves and reflects our desire to broaden the group by selectively adding outstanding businesses where the opportunity arises,’ adds Acheson.