Bestway Group Businesses

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Bestway Group

Bestway Group

13th Largest private business in UK. 7th Largest family business in UK

Bestway Group Businesses

Largest independent wholesale operator in the UK. Largest independent community pharmacist in the UK

Bestway Group Businesses

3rd Largest bank in Pakistan. 2nd Largest cement manufacturer in Pakistan

Bestway Group Workforce

+28,000 Global work force. +12m Customers

2022 Financial Results

£4.51bn Turnover. £398.8m Profit before tax. £530.1m EBITDA

Year ended 30 June 2022 – Key Highlights

  • Group turnover for the year ended 30 June 2022 totalled £4.51 billion compared to £4.29 billion in the previous year, an increase of 5% driven by increase in all businesses.
  • Profit before tax totalled £398.8 million compared to £334.0 million in the previous year.
  • Bestway Cement, committed to sustainability, has now installed captive solar power plants at all four of its plants with a total capacity in excess of 62MW.
  • Under the leadership of the Group CEO, Bestway launched the Pakistan Flood Relief Appeal, raising $2.3 million, with the intention of delivering immediate aid to the affected regions.
  • UBL declared Pakistan’s Best Digital Bank by Asiamoney, for the third time in a row.
  • Bestway Cement awarded the Annual Environmental Excellence Awards 2022.

Bestway Wholesale

Bestway Wholesale

£3bn Revenue. No.2 Food Wholesaler in UK

No. of Depots

62: 35 Bestway, 22 Batleys, 3 Bestpets, 2 Central Distribution

B2B Customers

100,000 Retailers, 7,000 Club, Symbol & Franchise Operators

Digital Sales

+8% Website Average Order Value, App Sales +12%, App Customers (2022) +18%

Well Pharmacy

Well Pharmacy

£832.5m Revenue, No.1 Largest Independent Retail Pharmacy Chain

Well Pharmacy

750+ Branches nationwide, c400k Consultations annually

Well Pharmacy

c.7000 Employees, 70m Prescriptions annual volume

Well Pharmacy

£670m Sales via stores, 3rd largest UK digital pharmacy

Bestway Cement

Bestway Cement Limited

£307.2m Turnover, £93.6m EBITDA, No. 2 in Pakistan

Bestway Cement Initiatives

62MW Solar power generation, 4 Waste Heat Recovery Power Plants

Cement Capacity
(Million Tonnes)

+15 Mt Expected future capacity, 12.9 Mt Existing annual capacity, 2 Plant sites in construction


Water conservation: Latest technology Reverse Osmosis plants to convert industrial waste water for reuse. 80% Reduction in industrial water requirements

United Bank Limited

United Bank Limited

£433.7m Turnover, £246.7m Profit before tax

No. of Branches

1,348 Worldwide, +1,340 in Pakistan, +£38.5k Omni points

UBL Deposits

£8.7bn Deposits, £897m Net asset base, £12.3bn Total assets

Digital Sales

+750k Transacting Digital Customers, 3.1m Registered users (app and website banking)

Real Estate

Real Estate

c.£1bn Portfolio value

No. of Estate

6m sq.ft Warehousing space, 72 Assets


56% in London & South East


>30 Commercial tenants