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Benchmark International Successfully Facilitated the Transaction Between Imagine Ireland Limited and The Travel Chapter Ltd

Posted on March 6, 2024 By

Benchmark International is delighted to announce the acquisition of Imagine Ireland by Travel Chapter.

Imagine Ireland, established in 2003, manages self-catering holiday cottages across Ireland.

Based in Bideford, Travel Chapter works with holiday home owners to showcase a portfolio of properties across the UK.

As a result of the acquisition, Imagine Ireland is now part of the Shamrock Cottages family, a portfolio company of Travel Chapter.

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Shamrock Cottages offers a wide range of self-catering holiday accommodation to choose from throughout Ireland. With experience dating back to 1979, Shamrock Cottages is perfectly placed to take on Imagine Ireland’s portfolio of holiday cottages.

Alex Forshaw, associate director at Benchmark International, said: "We are delighted to have successfully finalised the deal between Imagine Ireland and Travel Chapter. Our primary focus was to ensure the legacy of Imagine Ireland for the shareholder, and we have achieved this goal through this transaction."

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Benchmark International is a global M&A firm that provides business owners with creative, value-maximizing solutions for growing and exiting their businesses. Benchmark International has handled over $11 billion in transaction value across various industries from offices across the world. With decades of M&A experience, Benchmark International’s transaction teams have assisted business owners with achieving their objectives and ensuring the continued growth of their businesses. The firm has also been named the Investment Banking Firm of the Year by The M&A Advisor and the Global M&A Network as well as the #1 Sell-side Privately-held M&A Advisor in the World by Pitchbook and Refinitiv’s Global League Tables.

Imagine Ireland acquired by The Travel Chapter


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