Askew Design & Print

Sale of G W Askew & Sons (Printers) Limited


Strategic Corporate Finance acted as lead deal advisers to the shareholders of G W Askew & Sons (Printers) Limited on the sale to WHW Print Limited (trading as Whitesprint).

Askew Design & Print is a “one-stop-shop” printers located in Doncaster, providing a full range of printing services incorporating digital, litho and screen printing, along with a design studio and specialist services including vehicle graphics and engraving.

The business was formed in 1922 by George William Askew, the current owner’s Great-Grandfather.

Strategic Corporate Finance advised the shareholder of G W Askew & Sons (Printers) Limited, carrying out extensive research to identify suitable buyers and running a sales process which resulted in the sale to Sheffield-based specialist printer Whitesprint.

“It’s tremendous that Askew’s proud heritage, which includes the business being the first printer in England to introduce the Helvetica typeface in the early 1960s, will live on through our team working with Whitesprint.”