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Company Overview of Waterford Wedgwood Plc

Company Overview

Waterford Wedgwood Plc is a holding company operating through its subsidiaries. The company manufactures and distributes ceramic and tableware products. The company was formerly known as Wedgwood plc and changed its name to Waterford Wedgwood Plc in 1987. The company was founded in 1759 and is based in Dublin, Ireland. As of January 5, 2009, Waterford Wedgwood Plc is in reorganization.

Embassy House Herbert Park Lane


Dublin,  D04 H6Y0


Founded in 1759

8,089 Employees


353 1 607 0166


353 1 607 0177

Key Executives for Waterford Wedgwood Plc

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Waterford Wedgwood Plc Key Developments

PE Firms Said To Be Eyeing Waterford Wedgwood

Waterford Wedgwood Plc may be sold. The company is being eyed by private equity (PE) buyers after its owners put it up for sale. According to the news report, Searchlight Capital Partners, Cinven Limited, and Pamplona Capital Management LLP are said to have expressed an interest in the business. Goldman Sachs is running an auction process for the company and is said to also be receiving interests from potential Chinese buyers. The news report added that Waterford Wedgwood is said to be hoping for a $650 million valuation.

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