7th January 2021, Greater Manchester, UK: We’re pleased and excited to share the following press release regarding Sambro and our future growth plans!
Toy manufacturer and distributor Sambro International Ltd is assessing growth opportunities after securing a 13m funding package with Barclays Bank.
The Manchester based business, achieved a strong sales in 2020 despite the challenges imposed by the pandemic. Sambro employs more than 90 staff and has offices in Bury, Hong Kong and Amsterdam.
Tony Hicks, CEO of Sambro International, said: “We are delighted to be working with the Barclays’ team and have been very impressed with their desire to understand our business and build a strong partnership approach. The next few years will be very exciting for our business.”
Tom Falcon, Chairman at Sambro and partner at Elysian said: “We have been really impressed by Sambro’s resilience and business improvements over this challenging period. Combining Sambro’s highly capable team with Barclays Bank support, the period has been laid for a period of accelerated growth. Sambro can pursue new opportunities and markets and we are excited by the future for the business.”
Matt Ryan, Head of North and Midlands Large Corporate Retail & Wholesale at Barclays added: “Barclays has been building a close relationship with Sambro International since it was acquired by Elysian in 2016 and i’m delighted to see this latest facility put in place to support their continued growth aspirations.”