SandpiperCI acquires iQ

02 October 2017

Following approval from the Channel Islands Competition and Regulatory Authorities (CICRA), SandpiperCI has completed the acquisition of iQ, the only Apple Authorised Premium Reseller (APR) and official Apple Service Provider (ASP) in the Channel Islands. iQ is a respected and well-established retail business with shops in both Jersey and Guernsey. The acquisition of Apple’s only APR in the Channel Islands will further Sandpiper’s strategy to grow and develop their business through new and existing brands and partners.

Sandpiper’s CEO Tony O’Neill commented: ‘We’re delighted with the speed CICRA processed our application to acquire this highly respected local business. iQ and its team have earnt a reputation for their excellent products, service and support. We’re intending to build on IQ’s success by investing in additional staff, marketing and resources, particularly around business to business areas where we see opportunities for further growth.’ Sandpiper’s planned expansion of the business will create new job roles, no redundancies.

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