The management team at bedding company Character World has bought the business in a deal backed by private equity house RJD Partners and part funded by The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS), which values the company at £20 million. The deal sees co-foun

April 6, 2018

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The management team at bedding company Character World has bought the business in a deal backed by private equity house RJD Partners and part funded by The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS), which values the company at £20 million.

The deal sees co-founder and chairman Tommy Schweiger selling his stake of the business, which he founded in 1998, to his sons Danny and Mark, who continue to run the Cheadle-based business.

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