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Franchise Brands buying Barking Mad in first deal since IPO
Thursday 03 Nov 2016 Author: William Cain

Small business franchise provider Franchise Brands (FRAN:AIM) is on the acquisition trail after sealing a £900,000 deal to buy dog-sitting business Barking Mad.

Franchise Brands raised £3.5m in an initial public offering in August to start a buy-and-build strategy in the sector.

Existing brands include Ovenclean, which licences operators to run oven cleaning businesses, and Chipsaway, which repairs car paintwork.

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