AGM Group acquires Bishop’s Move

Aug 19 | 2020

AGM Relocation Ltd (AGM Group) has announced the acquisition of the business and assets of Bishop’s Move.

Paul EvansThe acquisition of Bishop’s Move will further expand AGM Group’s service support nationwide within the UK and Europe.  AGM says the acquisition is a perfect fit with the Group’s strategy to meet the diverse needs of its clients.

Bishop’s Move will continue to operate throughout its existing branch network within the UK and Europe; clients will have full access to Bishop’s Move services and also benefit from all the AGM Group brands. Service to clients will continue uninterrupted and will not be affected by the acquisition. AGM Group and Bishop’s Move agent partners will benefit from joint Intra UK-EU shipment consolidation moving services.

Paul Evans, AGM Group Chairman said, “We are all very excited about the prospect of aligning the Bishop’s Move brand into the AGM Group of companies. The synergies between our brands are very exciting, with their heritage and commitment to high quality customer service running throughout all the distinctive areas of the businesses. We look forward to welcoming Bishop’s Move to the AGM family as we continue to deliver great service and value to our customers, whatever their moving requirements.”

Alistair Bingle, Bishop’s Move COO said, “We are looking forward to working with AGM Group and our new colleagues to continue to provide our clients with the same quality service they have come to expect of us during the long-term relationships we have forged with them over the years.”

Emma Thompson, Associate Director at Smith & Williamson LLP and Joint Administrator of Bishop’s Move commented, “I am delighted that we have been able to successfully sell this long-standing removal and storage business to new owners so that the underlying business can continue and that staff will transfer over to AGM. This is a remarkable outcome in the circumstances we are currently living and working in.” 

Photo: Paul Evans