Triumph Motorcycles owner revs up with £6m windfall

Profits a Leicestershire-based Triump Motorcycles have dropped by more than 60%, according to newly-filed accounts.

Profits fell from £24.7m to £9m for the year-ending June 30.

Meanwhile, the Daily Mail reports that Triumph owner John Bloor paid himself a £6m dividend from the business. Bloor is the sole shareholder of Bloor Investments. He rescued Triumph from bankruptcy in the 1980s.

Profits at Bloor Investments stood at £188m.

Triumph employs nearly 2,400 people.