MEDIA PRODUCTION COMPANY
A very well established, successful and strongly growing media business specialising in the creation and production of TV advertising, visual and digital communications. The business has three key teams, a very strong creative team, a full production team, and a client services team, all based in-house thus providing a full service to clients. The business also has a smaller, separate merchandising division, which complements the main business activities. The business has a superb high quality international client base with significant repeat business, and excellent client relationships, leading to definite known growth potential. Based in the Home Counties, there is a very experienced high quality team in place which is expected to remain post sale. Turnover is comfortably approaching £5m, with growing net profits currently circa £1.6m.
PRECISION PLASTIC INJECTION MOULD TOOLING BUSINESS
Retirement sale of a well-established successful business specialising in high-precision plastic injection mould tools, primarily for high-end exacting applications, up to 128 impression. A UK based mould toolmaker, the Company also offers on-site full mould validation and the production of injection moulded products as well as wider precision CNC machined component capabilities. Principle markets served: medical and pharmaceutical applications; caps and closures; defence and automotive. Strong UK customer base with roughly 85% repeat business and a highly experienced team, 30 employees. Very successful and consistent track record, 2017 T/O Estimated £3.75m, GP 44% and Adjusted EBITDA over £1.0m.
INDEPENDENT GLASS & GLAZING COMPANY
Long established family business offering a wide range of glass and glazing services. Core focus is on the commercial sector, often operating as preferred sub-contractor to a main contractor on major projects. Core business includes advice on, design, supply and installation of a full range of glass products. The business has hitherto been run as a family lifestyle business and there is definite known growth potential which the current owners have chosen not to pursue. Well located with good premises, London based working mainly within M25 ring. Turnover expected to comfortably exceed £650k in current year, with gross margin circa 45% and commensurate EBITDA.
PROPERTY DEVELOPMENT COMPANY
Well established and hitherto successful property development company. Core activity has been commercial and residential property development. Due to circumstances arising from the property crisis in 2008, the company has incurred tax losses, which for personal reasons the present owner is unable to utilise. The owner is now retiring and does not wish to continue to trade to take advantage of those losses, and thus the principal basis for the sale is the sale of those tax losses. There are currently both trading losses and Capital Gains tax losses, which together total in excess of £1m.
SPECIALIST CABLE & HOSE PRODUCT SUPPLIER
Longstanding, stable, low risk and profit generating business. Core market is the manufacture and distribution of control cables and hydraulic hoses, primarily for the motor cycle aftermarket but also for some other applications. Superb databases and back catalogues going back over 45 years. Supplies to retail and wholesale clients in the UK and trade only overseas. Excellent well spread and diverse customer base. Turnover comfortably exceeds £1.2m, GP circa 44%.
SPECIALIST DISTRIBUTOR OF SPECTACLES
Retirement sale of a very long established, profitable and growing business with a well known and respected brand. Core activity is importing and distributing ready–made Reading Glasses, mainly wholesale distribution to a variety of trade customers. The business also distributes sunglasses and associated products. Very significant potential for growth and completely relocatable business. Revenue approaching £700k, with gross margin comfortably exceeding 50%.
FENCING & SECURITY/BARRIER SYSTEMS CONTRACTOR
Strategic sale of one of the largest and most diverse fencing contractors in the United Kingdom. Services include fencing, hoarding, perimeter security, noise barriers, vehicle restraint systems, secure access control, fencing sales and renewable installations. Over 80% of sales involve installation. The Company continues to be involved in some of the most prestigious construction projects in the UK, working with many of the top 100 global construction companies, Network Rail, Highways England, large utility companies, government organisations, and local authorities. Roughly 90% repeat business and a highly experienced team, 160 full time employees. Very successful and consistently growing track record, 2016 T/O £22.5m, GP 25% and Adj. EBITDA £3.17m. 2017 and 2018 forecast Adj. EBITDA £3.6m and £4.34m respectively.
STEEL FABRICATION AND ERECTION BUSINESS
Based in the South East with easy access to the M25 and London. Well established and highly profitable business providing steel fabrication and erection services. The business has ISO 9001:2008 and CE Marking for Execution Class 2. The business has an excellent reputation and seen as a go-to company for challenging steel construction projects. Well situated premises and substantial investment in plant and vehicles. The business can easily be merged into an existing operation. Excellent known opportunities for growth. Turnover c.£3m with adjusted EBITDA of c.£0.7m.
SECURITY SCREENING BUSINESS
Well established business providing security screening to BS7858:2012 standard. Trade body accredited and has ISO9001:2008 certification. The business can easily be merged into an existing operation. Increasing turnover and profit with excellent opportunities for growth.
Current Turnover c.£300k with adjusted EBIT of c.£105k.
MANUFACTURER AND INSTALLER OF BESPOKE CURTAINS
Established South East based business supplying bespoke curtains and blinds to businesses, schools and domestic clients. Well situated and presented premises and workshop. The business can easily be relocated and merged into an existing operation. Profitable with excellent opportunities for growth. Turnover c.£600k with adjusted EBIT of c.£165k.
CIVIL ENGINEERING CONTRACTORS
Retirement sale, successful and profitable Civil Engineering business, long established for over 20 years. Core focus is on the Rail and Highways sectors, undertaking a variety of major projects and minor works. Based in the South of England, but operating across the UK, for a varied quality customer base across a variety of sectors, with good repeat business. Present T/O exceeds £3m, adjusted EBITDA exceeds £500k.
PET GROOMING AND RETAIL PRODUCTS BUSINESS
A long standing successful and profitable business, which has been run very much as a lifestyle business for the owner. There are two sides to the business, a retail store selling pet products, and a dog and cat grooming business. Based in London, the business has a very loyal customer base with significant repeat business, and definite known growth potential. This is a genuine retirement sale, and there is an experienced team in place which is expected to remain post sale. Turnover comfortably exceeds £300k, with very stable profits exceeding £100k pa. The business would particularly suit either an individual seeking an established successful and enjoyable business for themselves, or as a bolt on to an existing similar business.
SPECIALIST MARKETING AGENCY
A long standing and highly profitable company providing a range of data management and related marketing services. Core data services include data lists, data segmentation, data analysis and data cleansing. The business also offers full digital marketing, direct mail, market research and communications services. The core market and specialisation is in the Education sector. Turnover comfortably exceeds £3m.
LEISURE WEAR AND PRODUCTS SUPPLIER
Very well established, profitable and growing business, hitherto run on a lifestyle basis but now poised for the next stage of development. The core business is design and manufacture of swim wear, sports and fitness wear. The business has its own range of branded swim and fitness wear, which has huge growth potential. Other products include a range of leisure and fitness accessories, and the supply a wide range of uniforms for employees. Based in the Home Counties, with a superb high quality client base including many household names. Revenue now exceeds £1m, with growing net profit approaching £300k.
SPECIALIST ENGINEERING COMPANY
Industry leading specialist system integration house focusing on test, measurement and control. Core activity involves full system build of automated control systems including software and hardware capacity. Core sectors are automotive, aerospace and energy. Young highly motivated team split across three locations in the South and Midlands with full UK coverage. Turnover expected to exceed £1m in current year with further growth potential.
EVENTS & EXHIBITION SERVICES BUSINESS
Specialises in traffic management as well as other related services. Currently based in London with prestigious and growing nationwide client base. Turnover circa £1.2m; GP 32%.
CONSULTANTS & PROJECT MANAGERS TO THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY
The strategic sale of a business providing specialist consultancy services to the construction industry. Offers a comprehensive range of services including CDM Coordinator, Project Management, Party Wall Surveys, Architectural Design, Fire Risk Assessment and other construction based services. CDM and Project Management databases provide comprehensive source of Project Safety and construction information. Strong relationships with many blue chip customers leading to a high proportion of continuing business from key clients. The business has built a reputation for excellent service. Located in West Yorkshire in modern offices. Current turnover circa £250k with strong growth potential.