Sale of Hanworth Laboratories Ltd

Disposal of cosmetics manufacturer

PEMCF advised the shareholders of Hanworth on the disposal of their business to Disperse Plc, a Warrington based importer and distributor of branded cosmetics and the developer of emulsion technologies for use in cosmetics, pharmaceuticals and other industries.

Company background

Hanworth, established in Linton in 1976, manufactures colour cosmetics, toiletries and skin care products.  It specialises in small runs, special preparations and services such as colour matching to its customers’ other products.  It works to its customers’ and its own proprietary formulations.  Its customers include designer labels and high street chains.

What was special

This was a strategic deal brokered with an acquisitive Plc and Hanworth.

Deal structure

Sale of shares to a corporate buyer.


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