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Jumbodiset Group, James Galt & Co. Announce Merger


European puzzles and games company Jumbodiset Group is merging with Manchester-based toy outfit James Galt & Co.

Juan Ferrer, executive chairman of Jumbodiset Group, noted, “Galt’s reputation for the finest quality toys and obvious passion for our industry aligns with our own group company values making for a perfect symbiotic match in which, together, we can significantly add value across all our activities and continue to strengthen our mutual excellence and long-standing customer relationships.”

John McDonnell, managing director at Galt Toys, which will lead the U.K. arm of the merged business, added, “Jumbodiset, has built considerable brand recognition and loyalty internationally over many decades and so I’m thrilled our collaboration will enable us to leverage our distinct brand names, whilst delivering enhanced and extensive product offerings and efficiencies which will hugely benefit our existing and new audiences on an international scale.”

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