Poundstretcher Overview

  • Founded
  • 1981

  • Status
  • Acquired/​Merged

  • Employees
  • 5,000

  • Latest Deal Type
  • Buyout/​LBO

  • (Cancelled)
  • Financing Rounds
  • 3

  • Investments
  • 4

Poundstretcher General Information


Retailer of Christmas toys and games based in Leicester, United Kingdom. The company's products include a selection of Christmas trees, decorations, cards, gift wraps, bedding and home furnishings

Contact Information

Ownership Status
(Operating Subsidiary)
Financing Status
Corporate Backed or Acquired
Primary Industry
Specialty Retail
Other Industries
Home Furnishings
Internet Retail
Parent Company
Crown Crest
Primary Office
  • Desford Lane
  • Kirby Muxloe
  • Leicester LE9 2BJ
  • England, United Kingdom
+44 0844 000 0000

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Poundstretcher Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Valuation/
Post-Val Status Debt

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Poundstretcher Comparisons

HQ Location
Total Raised
Post Valuation
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Specialty Retail
Leicester, United Kingdom
5,000 As of 2022


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Poundstretcher Competitors (3)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
Giant Eagle Private Debt Financed Pittsburgh, PA 00000 000000000
000000000 Formerly PE-Backed Willenhall, United Kingdom 00000 00000 000000000000
00000 000000000 Corporation Mulgrave, Australia 00000
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Poundstretcher Executive Team (5)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Derek Lawlor Chief Executive Officer
Gerry Loughran Director of Property
Aziz Tayub Chairman
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Poundstretcher Board Members (1)

Name Representing Role Since
0000 00000 Poundstretcher Chairman 000 0000
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Poundstretcher Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

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Poundstretcher Investments & Acquisitions (4)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
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000 000000 (0 08-Feb-2012 0000000000 Department Stores
00000000 06-May-2011 0000000000 Department Stores
Marston Mills (33 Stores) 21-Dec-2007 Corporate Asset Purchase 00.000 Buildings and Property
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