MANUFACTURING – UK bridal supplier Allied Gold announces strategic acquisition of bridal jewellery brand Brown & Newirth

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Allied Gold Limited, the UK’s largest bridal manufacturer, has announced the acquisition of one of the UK’s most respected jewellery brands, Brown & Newirth Limited. The strategic move marks a significant milestone for both companies and ensures Brown & Newirth remains under British ownership.

The acquisition, effective from July 1, 2024, highlights both companies’ commitment to preserving and enhancing British craftsmanship in the jewellery industry. Allied Gold and Brown & Newirth have maintained close business ties for many years and both directors have enjoyed working together for over a decade.

MANUFACTURING – UK bridal supplier Allied Gold announces strategic acquisition of bridal jewellery brand Brown & Newirth

Jerry Anderson, Managing Director of Allied Gold said: “We are delighted to welcome Brown & Newirth into the Allied Gold Group. This acquisition underscores our dedication to preserving the rich heritage and exceptional craftsmanship of the British jewellery industry. I have been a long-time admirer of Brown & Newirth’s illustrious history and unparalleled reputation which I believe aligns perfectly with our vision for the future, we are excited to support and nurture its growth in the years to come.”

John Ball, Managing Director of Brown & Newirth, said: “This is a significant moment for Brown & Newirth. Allied Gold shares our passion for quality and excellence, and their support will undoubtedly enhance our ability to innovate and extend our reach. This acquisition represents a union of two industry leaders, combining Allied Gold’s extensive resources and digital expertise with Brown & Newirth’s iconic design and craftsmanship. We deliver exceptional jewellery celebrating life’s most cherished moments and together, we have a very bright future ahead.”

Brown & Newirth, a brand synonymous with exquisite bridal jewellery, boasts a strong presence on the high street, with its collections available in over 150 authorised stockists and 30 boutique shop-in-shops nationwide. The brand has evolved impressively over the years, transitioning from a behind-the-counter trade supplier to a celebrated front-of-house consumer brand.

Allied Gold is renowned in the sector for manufacturing weddings bands, engagement rings and bridal jewellery. As well as being a prominent player in the bullion and mill form sector, they believe product innovation goes beyond jewellery and have created intelligent technology to help demonstrate, configure, and sell their products, bringing them to life in front of customers – this is their integrated approach.

The acquisition promises an exciting new chapter for the jewellery industry, opening new opportunities for growth and innovation. Allied Gold and Brown & Newirth are united in their commitment to sustaining and enhancing British manufacturing for the future.