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Home - Powered by Shirlaws - Accelerate business growth 06/10/2023

Exciting News: New Ownership for Shirlaws Group

Dear Valued Customers, Partners, and Stakeholders,

We are thrilled to share a momentous announcement with you today – Shirlaws Group has undergone a significant change in ownership. This exciting development marks a new era for our company, one filled with innovation, growth, and continued commitment to excellence.

Effective 1st October 2023, Shirlaws Group, the previous owner, has successfully transitioned the ownership to Brian Coultrip, an experienced and visionary leader in our industry. We believe that this change in ownership will bring about a host of benefits that will positively impact all our stakeholders.

Key Highlights of the New Ownership:

Investment in Innovation: Under the new ownership, Powered by Shirlaws will have access to increased resources and expertise, allowing us to accelerate our investment in cutting-edge technologies and innovative solutions to better serve our customers.

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Our Story

Shirlaws Group advises private enterprise on how to grow, fund and exit their business in order to enjoy their life’s work.

Shirlaws Group partners are knowledgeable entrepreneurs who are attuned to the issues that influence the decisions Business Owners and CEOs make about their business every day. They have grown, funded, and in some cases, exited their own businesses, multiple times.

This vast experience, coupled with the Shirlaws Intellectual Property, provides a diverse expertise across multiple sectors from Corporates to global brands, through to SMEs and serial Entrepreneurs.

The Shirlaws Group understands that building a business is a journey and they work with Business Owners and CEOs to give them the confidence to change, the courage to invest and the freedom to choose their own path.

Founded in 1999, Shirlaws has always been committed to the private enterprise market

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