GENERAL CONSTRUCTION AND CIVIL ENGINEERING BUSINESS
Long standing and successful business based in the South East of England with a very strong reputation built over many years. Core activities include structural alterations and repairs, basement creation, specialist foundations, selective general building, extensions and refurbishments. Main focus is on commercial and residential properties mainly in Greater London and the Home Counties, but the company has the capability to work further afield. Very experienced, skilled and loyal workforce. Substantial level of repeat business and excellent further growth opportunities. Genuine retirement sale, one of the two owners will continue working during a transition period. Turnover c.£1.5m with commensurate profitability.
AIR CONDITIONING BUSINESS
Long established successful and very profitable privately-owned business. Core business is the installation, servicing and maintenance of Air Conditioning Equipment. Other services include work associated with the core business, including Heating & Ventilation works, Electrical Services, Plumbing, Small Works Projects and the management of Specialist Subcontractors. Based in the London area, in a good location with good transport links. Excellent long-established customer base across a variety of sectors, with high repeat business, many with long term contracts. Excellent trading record, T/O circa £2m; adjusted EBITDA approaching £400k.
DISTRIBUTION AND HAULAGE BUSINESS
Very long-established privately-owned transport business trading for over 44 years. Core business is local and long-distance road distribution services with its own comprehensive fleet of vehicles and sub-contractors. Very well located in the South East, with good links to major motorway network and Channel tunnel. Excellent freehold depot included in the sale, with warehouse facilities and 24-hour operation. Excellent long-established customer base across a variety of sectors, with high repeat business, many with very long-term relationships. Strong trading record with current T/O circa £3m and adjusted EBITDA comfortably in excess of £200k.
EVENTS, EXHIBITIONS & PUBLIC WORKS SERVICES BUSINESS
Specialises in Event & Highways traffic management and other related services. Long standing and well-respected brand, growing nationwide client base. Currently based in London. Turnover approaching £2.5m. GP circa 32%.
HORTICULTURAL SERVICES BUSINESS
A very well-established business with a good history and strong reputation in the market, offering a full range of horticultural services. The main focus is on corporate clients, working with Architects & Designers, Managing Agents, Facilities companies as well as in the Education & Public Sector. Core business includes the rental of interior plants, exterior landscaping and maintenance, and advice on all aspects of design, supply and installation. Well located with excellent premises, South UK based but working across the UK. Turnover expected to comfortably exceed £4m in current year, with net profit expected to exceed 10%.
ARCHITECTURAL FABRICATIONS BUSINESS
Long established successful and profitable company. Core business is highest quality fabrications mainly for residential but also for commercial buildings. Based in the Home Counties, excellent factory premises, strong customer base across a variety of sectors, high repeat business. Very successful track record and good current order book. Turnover comfortably exceeds £6m with GP circa 35%.
PLANT HIRE BUSINESS
A long established and successful family business comprising two separate operating companies, serving the construction and associated industries. The core business provides a modern non-operated hire fleet to the construction industry and a growing variety of other applications. A second company supplies new and used equipment and parts to the construction, plant hire and associated industries. Based in the West Midlands, the business has a strong regional focus but also operates throughout the UK. This is a genuine retirement sale but the owners will be willing to remain for a suitable transition period to ensure a smooth handover. Combined turnover comfortably exceeds £3m, with EBITDA commensurate with the industry norm, and there is definite known growth potential.
SPECIALIST BUILDING SUPPLIES BUSINESS
A successful long standing business, specialising in partitioning and related products, serving the construction industry. South East based with strong support team and good reputation. Turnover in excess of £3m.
DISTRIBUTOR OF SPECIALIST DISABILITY EQUIPMENT
Retirement sale of very long established and preeminent national supplier and distributor of specialist mobility equipment. Core business is specialist, very high quality and generally bespoke wheelchairs, cushions and seating solutions. Based in Southern England, the business holds key distributorships and supplies to the NHS, commercial and private clients. The business operates from excellent premises with good room for expansion, and there are significant identified but unrealised development opportunities. T/O comfortably exceeds £5m, GP circa 34%.
SPECIALIST POWER SUPPLY BUSINESS
The Company is a designer, manufacturer and marketer of power conversion products and associated control systems. The range supplied includes AC-DC, DC-DC and AC-AC converters. In addition to their standard product ranges, the company specializes in providing special mechanical and electrical configurations and fully customised power solutions. The business serves a wide range of sectors, with core markets including high-end industrial, aerospace & defence, oil and gas, medical, energy generation and automotive. There is significant technical expertise and manufacturing know-how from a very experienced team, the business is approved to the ISO 9001 standard and is based in dedicated premises in the south of England. The business sells across the UK and internationally and has a solid, high quality client base. Turnover is £1.5m with good margins and there is significant growth potential not yet realised.
JOINERY MANUFACTURING BUSINESS
Very long established business, third generation family owned and run. Core business presently is the design, manufacture and supply of bespoke joinery and shopfittings. Other work includes high quality windows, doors, stairs, shopfronts and high performance system joinery. Based in the South of England in dedicated premises but easily relocatable. Long standing customer base including both trade and domestic clients. Would be an excellent bolt-on opportunity for an existing related business. Solid trading record, current turnover exceeding £700k with good margins.
COMMERCIAL ESTATE AGENT
Well established South East based business providing sales and lettings of industrial units and ware-houses. Well situated and presented premises with good road and rail communications. The business can easily be merged into an existing operation. Consistently profitable with excellent opportunities for growth. Turnover c.£200k with adjusted EBIT of c.£85k.
POTTERY PAINTING & CRAFT BUSINESS
A creative activity centre for all age groups. Core focus is on pottery painting. Other activities include decoupage, foam clay and precious metal clay. Customers can book individual sessions, events and especially birthday parties. Based in a thriving Surrey market town. Turnover circa £70k per annum.
CONCRETE PUMPING BUSINESS
Well established and profitable South East based business. Good location with easy access to major road networks. Well situated premises with a substantial fleet of vehicles. The business could easily be merged into an existing concrete services operation. There are good opportunities for growth. Turnover c.£1m and adjusted EBITDA c.£200k.
CRANE HIRE BUSINESS
Based in the South East with easy access to the M25. Well established and profitable business providing crane hire ranging from 7 to 80 tonnes. Well situated premises with substantial investment in vehicles. The business can easily be merged into an existing operation. Excellent known opportunities for growth. Turnover c.£1.2m with Gross Profit of c.£400k.
READY MIX BUSINESS
Well established and profitable business providing ready mix concrete services. Based in the South East with easy access to the M25. The business has substantial investment in plant and vehicles. Could be merged into an existing operation thereby expanding the geographic reach. Excellent known opportunities for growth. Turnover c.£2.9m with adjusted EBITDA of c.£410k.
PRIVATE HIRE TAXI BUSINESS
Well established and highly profitable business based in the South East. Approximately 70 owner drivers paying weekly rent. The business has an excellent reputation with a high level of repeat bookings. Substantial recent investment in back office and in-car data heads. Experienced staff. The business can easily be merged into an existing operation. Excellent known opportunities for growth. Turnover c.£500k with adjusted EBITDA of c.£250k.
COMMERCIAL GLASS 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 circa £750k with gross margin approx. 50% and commensurate EBITDA.
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%.
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.