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May 23, 2015 12:57 AM ET

Specialty Retail

Company Overview of Phones 4u Limited

Company Overview

Phones 4u Limited owns and operates a chain of mobile phone retailing stores in the United Kingdom. It provides tablets, handsets, upgrades, headphones, car chargers, cases, and personalized phone cases. The company sells products online. Phones 4u Limited was founded in 1996 and is based in Newcastle-under-Lyme, United Kingdom.

Osprey House

Ore Close

Lymedale Business Park

Newcastle-under-Lyme,  ST5 9QD

United Kingdom

Founded in 1996

Phone:

44 70 3190 9112

Fax:

44 87 1264 9441

Key Executives for Phones 4u Limited

Chief Operations Officer
Chief Executive of Insurance Business Lifestyle Services Group
Managing Director
Chief Commercial Officer
Head of Brand Communications
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Phones 4u Limited Key Developments

EE Reportedly Agrees To Acquire Phones 4u's Life Mobile MVNO Business

EE Limited has agreed to acquire Life Mobile MVNO business from Phones 4u Limited for less than £5 million, a person close to the talks told the Financial Times. The person stated that EE has not decided whether to keep the Life Mobile brand in the future. TalkTalk Telecom Group PLC (LSE:TALK) and Argos Limited were also looking at acquiring the MVNO business. Allen & Overy LLP acted as legal advisor for PwC, Phones 4U administrator.

Phones 4U Announces the Closure of 362 Stores

Phones 4U announced the closure of 362 stores, it resulted nearly 1,700 job losses.

Dixons Carphone Still Interested in Phones 4U's Stores

Dixons Carphone plc (LSE:DC.) plans to make a statement that it is still interested in acquiring between 50 and 100 shops from collapsed rival Phones 4U Limited, according to sources close to the matter.

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Recent Private Companies Transactions

Type
Date
Target
Merger/Acquisition
September 22, 2014
Phones 4u Limited, 58 stores
Merger/Acquisition
September 19, 2014
Phones 4u Limited, 140 Stores
 

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