Leaders Romans Group (LRG), one of the UK’s largest property services groups, today confirmed completion of the acquisition of Hose Rhodes Dickson, extending the company’s reach into the Isle of Wight and cementing its strong presence on the South Coast.
Hose Rhodes Dickson has grown organically since its inception in 1990 to become the Isle of Wight’s largest estate agency. With eight branches in Ventnor, Newport, Bembridge, Cowes, East Cowes, Ryde, Shanklin and Freshwater, the company has a strong foothold on the island and is a highly respected brand name within the local community.
Under new ownership, Hose Rhodes Dickson has ambitious plans to strengthen its position within the property market, as well as bringing additional services to the Isle of Wight.. The three active directors: Matthew White, Marcus Waldron and Jamie Busby will retain leadership roles within the business.
Marcus Waldron, from Hose Rhodes Dickson commented; “We’re delighted to be joining LRG and look forward to seeing the business go from strength to strength. Ours is a real success story – we’re very proud of what we’ve achieved so far, and we’re even more excited by what our future holds under new ownership.
LRG is a great cultural fit for us; we continue to be a local company, led by Isle of Wight-based directors, who are committed to serving the local community. Our customers can expect the same high-quality service and values from the same dedicated and knowledgeable team, with the benefit of being supported by one of the UK’s largest and most respected property groups.”
Matthew Light, Group Mergers & Acquisitions Director at LRG commented; “We’re pleased to have been selected by Hose Rhodes Dickson following a competitive process and look forward to welcoming them into the LRG family. The experienced team will now join our ranks and bring a wealth of local knowledge that will be supported by the additional services from LRG, help ing each customer on their individual property journey. This move supports both the LRG and Hose Rhodes Dickson growth strategies, and we are all very excited for what is to come”