Briefing: Fine tuning the risk in Ardonagh’s deal for Bennetts

Motorbike

Ardonagh’s decision to roar ahead with the takeover of motorcycle specialist Bennetts less than a fortnight ago raised a few eyebrows, but really it should not have done.

The consolidator struck the £26m deal with previous owner Saga back in February with the usual caveat of completion being subject to regulatory approval.

When the Financial Conduct Authority duly

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