The Corporate Finance Network

September 2020

Businesses Wanted

Wholesale & Distribution

D122 - Food Delivery
Ideally located in Midland, South West or Wales. Max Turnover £3m. Food delivery companies. For further details, please contact Sarah Hartshorn Sarah.Hartshorn@dykeyaxley.co.uk

D121 - Temperature controlled courier
Ideally located in South of England. Max Turnover £2m. Couriers specialising in tempearture controlled logistics. For further details, please contact Sarah Hartshorn Sarah.Hartshorn@dykeyaxley.co.uk

D120 - Agricultural supplies
Agricultural supplies e.g. agri chemical, agri spares market. For further details contact Mark Bramall:mark.bramall@dykeyaxley.co.uk

D119 - Packaging (various)
Based in West Midlands or North West / Mid Wales. Wholesalers of plastic, card or food related packaging companies. Max turnover £3m. For further details contact Mark Bramall: mark.bramall@dykeyaxley.co.uk

D118 - Distributor of home interior products
Company is seeking distributors of home interior products e.g. wood panels and windows. Ideally £1m+ EBITDA. For further details please contact Jack Telford: jack@thecfn.org.uk

D104 - Equine supplies wholesale/retail businesses
Ideally located in East Anglia. For further details contact Chris Bidgood: c.bidgood@leesaccountants.co.uk

Engineering

E108 - Engineering Services
Turnover up to £5m, profit up to c. £500k. Commercial electrical services, fluid and pipework, steam pipe work, water pump and drainage, power and diesel generation and the installation, service, maintenance and repair to all these sectors. Commercial vehicle maintenance and repair. For further details contact Chris Kelly: chriskelly@whitingandpartners.co.uk

E107 - Engineering Suppliers of Service ***NEW***
Located in Buckinghamshire, Bedfordshire, Northants, Oxfordshire, Warwickshire, West Midlands or Shropshire. Profitable - minimum EBITDA of £100k. Anticipated value between £300k-£5m. Current owner not retained. Capable management team. For further details contact Mark Bramall: mark.bramall@dykeyaxley.co.uk.

E106 - Telecoms installation and service engineering
Ideally located in East Anglia. Any turnover considered. For further details contact Chris Bidgood: c.bidgood@leesaccountants.co.uk

Healthcare

H117 - Dental practices
Dental practices in Norwich or surrounding area, by an existing dentist who is looking to relocate. The buyer is willing to consider an existing practice or a start-up squat with D1 planning. They are looking for a space for a minimum of two surgeries, primarily for NHS services. For further details contact Chris Kelly: chriskelly@whitingandpartners.co.uk

H116 - Pharmaceutical Businesses
Any location considered, any revenue. Any businesses operating within the pharmaceutical industry including R&D, CRO, CMO, CSO, pharmacovigilance, logistics and equipment supply. For further details contact Chris Bidgood: c.bidgood@leesaccountants.co.uk

H109 - Dental practices
Ideally located in South West London. Any turnover considered. Interested in fully private or mixed practices, not NHS only ones. For further details contact Chris Bidgood: c.bidgood@leesaccountants.co.uk

H104 - Physiotherapy practices
Any location considered. Maximum turnover £1 million. For further details contact Chris Bidgood: c.bidgood@leesaccountants.co.uk

H102 - Care homes and domiciliary care businesses
Care homes in any location, although if not in East Anglia will need to be in a small group so localised management can be put in place. Alternatively seeking domiciliary care businesses in East Anglia. For further details contact Chris Bidgood: c.bidgood@leesaccountants.co.uk

Manufacturing & Supply

M160 - Warehouse Consumables and fixings
Revenue £500k+. Any UK location and would consider European businesses. Consumables for warehouses e.g. shelf holders, signage, magnetic strips, floor identification and document supply. Would also consider suppliers to other users such as offices, retailers, schools and libraries. For further info contact jack@thecfn.org.uk

M159 - Fastener and fixings
UK based distributors or manufacturers of fasteners and fixings, ideally with revenue between £5-12m. Primarily operating in the automotive, aerospace and industrial sectors. Will consider other industries if for the right opportunity e.g. agriculture. Would also consider turnarounds. Further information, email Clifford Brown, Shaw Gibbs: Clifford.Brown@shawgibbs.com

M158 - Ironmongery
Ideally based in North West / West Midlands. Turnover up to £1 million. Ideally looking for firm manufacturing door furniture fixings and fittings. For further details contact Mark Bramall: mark.bramall@dykeyaxley.co.uk

M157 - Rubber Products
Based in Midlands or Wales. Manufacturers of rubber products. For further details contact Mark Bramall: mark.bramall@dykeyaxley.co.uk

M156 - Manufacturers of Inks
Any location considered. For further details contact Sarah Hartshorn: sarah.hartshorn@dykeyaxley.co.uk

M148 - Label and Packaging
Label and Packing companies within 60 miles of Bury St Edmunds. Revenue between £500k and £3m. For further details please contact Jack Telford: jack@thecfn.org.uk

M147 - Sports Equipment
UK wide. Manufacturer of sports goods is looking to acquire other sports equipment manufacturers, ideally a technical product. The company is fairly open with regards to sports markets served. For further details please contact Jack Telford: jack@thecfn.org.uk

M138 - Wine and other alcoholic drinks
Any location or turnover considered. Interested in drinks companies across the whole of the sector, from wineries and breweries through to distributors. For further details contact Chris Bidgood: c.bidgood@leesaccountants.co.uk

M133 - Potatoes
Any location or turnover considered. Interested in any potato related business from growers through to processors and distributors. For further details contact Mark Grewer: mark.grewer@hghyork.co.uk

M122 - Ready-mix concrete / cement
Any location or turnover considered. For further details contact Chris Bidgood: c.bidgood@leesaccountants.co.uk

M105 - Poultry processing
Ideally located in East Anglia but would consider elsewhere. Would also consider feed mill operations or hatcheries. For further details contact Chris Bidgood: c.bidgood@leesaccountants.co.uk

M104 - Lifting equipment and fluid containers
Located in England or Wales. Any turnover considered. For further details contact Chris Bidgood: c.bidgood@leesaccountants.co.uk

Property, Building & Land

P116 - Care Homes
A Care/Nursing Home Group in Sussex are seeking acquisition opportunities. The Group is looking to acquire care / nursing homes of between 20 to 30 beds in Sussex or Surrey to add to its existing portfolio of nursing homes. For more details contact George Clayson, Associate Director at Knill James georgec@knilljames.co.uk

P115 - Property Development
Ideally based in North West, with a cash balance and development assets with some income generating assets. Value of opportunity can range from £1m - £15m. For more details contact Steve Lindsay, Corporate Finance Partner stevenlindsay@kjgllp.com

P114 - Holiday Park
North of Sheffield ideally however would consider other sites. Site could be lodges, statics or even have an element of tourers with scope for expansion. For further details contact Greg Bolton, greg.bolton@rubicon.org.uk

P113 - Large Properties
Based in South East. Currently or can be converted to public schools, wedding venues, hotels or care homes. For further details contact Jack Telford: jack@thecfn.org.uk

P107 - Property investment/development
Preferred location Yorkshire or North of England. Any turnover considered. For further details contact Mark Grewer: mark.grewer@hghyork.co.uk

P105 - Poultry farm
Any location or turnover considered. For further details contact Chris Bidgood: c.bidgood@leesaccountants.co.uk

Retail

R120 - Ecommerce businesses
Any location considered. Net profit of £50k - £250k. Ecommerce businesses specailising in home, garden or related areas. For further details, contact jack@thecfn.org.uk

R119 - Petrol stations and convenient store
Convenience store and/or petrol station along North Wales border, Shropshire, Cheshire, Powys. For further details contact Mark Bramall: mark.bramall@dykeyaxley.co.uk

R118 - Brewing and beer / wine retail
Based in Midlands. Seeks brewers and beer and / or wine retailers. For further details contact Mark Bramall: mark.bramall@dykeyaxley.co.uk

R117 - Convenience stores and / or petrol stations
Convenience store and/or petrol station along North Wales border, Shropshire, Cheshire, Powys. For further details, please contact Jack Telford: jack@thecfn.org.uk

R111 - Radio/wireless communications equipment
Ideally located in East Anglia, South East or East Midlands. Maximum turnover £5 million. Interested in sales, installation or hire of two way radio equipment, hands free kits and similar radio/wireless communication equipment. For further details contact Chris Bidgood: c.bidgood@leesaccountants.co.uk

R102 - Filling stations/small supermarkets/bakeries
Ideally located in East Anglia. Probable turnover circa £5 million. For further details contact Chris Bidgood: c.bidgood@leesaccountants.co.uk

Technology

T126 - Web / Mobile Agency
Located in UK. Seeking an agency providing web & mobile development services. Turnover ideally £500k - £1m. For more details contact jack@thecfn.org.uk

T125 - ERP Software
Located anywhere in UK. Provides ERP software to niche industries. For further details, email jack@thecfn.org.uk

T124 - Retail or Hospitality IT services and / or software
Located anywhere in UK. Providers of software and / or IT services for retail and hospitality sectors. For further details contact Jack Telford: jack@thecfn.org.uk

T116 - Financial services software and technology
Any location considered. Revenue £1m+. Financial software and technology - compliance, regulation, payments, administration, middle / back-office. Ideally blue chip client base or not for profit. For more details contact jack: jack@thecfn.org.uk

Transport & Logistics

TR101 - Plant forwarding services
Any location or turnover considered. Will also consider plant hire companies. For further details contact Chris Bidgood: c.bidgood@leesaccountants.co.uk

Other Sectors

O1006 - Pest Control or Hygiene Services  ***NEW***
Based in UK or Europe. Provider of pest control and / or hygiene control services. Revenue £1m+. For further details please contact jack@thecfn.org.uk

O1005 - Sector agnostic  ***NEW***
Based 45 mins drive from Newmarket OR easily relocatable. 5 to 20 employees. Any sector except retail or hospitality or heavily regulated industries. The operation must not be heavily reliant on the owner(s) and must be able to function without them in attendance 24/7. For further details contact Chris Kelly: chriskelly@whitingandpartners.co.uk

O1004 - Sector agnostic
Bury St Edmunds/East Anglian based business valued at up to £450K, perhaps belonging to someone looking to retire. Any sector, with or without remaining management, by an experienced purchaser who has acquired and built up a number of businesses. For further details contact Chris Kelly: chriskelly@whitingandpartners.co.uk

O1003 - Painting and Decorating
Ideally based in or easily accessible to London. Any revenue and profitability of interest. The ideal company would provide painting and decorating, roofing, specialist coatings and building maintenance services with contracts in place. For further details contact Tania Phillips: Tania.Phillips@shawgibbs.com

O1002 - Digital Printing
Ideally based in East Anglia. Any turnover considered. Companies that have a specialism for retail and exhibition displays are of higher interest. For further details contact Chris Bidgood: c.bidgood@leesaccountants.co.uk

O1001 - Specialist Outsourcing in regulated markets
Located in UK. Revenue £1m+. Providers of outsourced services in highly regulated markets such as: Claims third party administration for insurers. Insurance services businesses. GRC outsourcing or compliance. AML/KYC verification. HR screening. Training businesses. Data analytics. For further details contact jack@thecfn.org.uk

O199 - Solicitors
Located in Shropshire or Mid-Wales. Revenue £200k - £1m. For further details contact Stacey Lea stacey.lea@dykeyaxley.co.uk

O198 - Printers
Ideally located in Yorkshire. Any turnover considered. For further details contact Mark Grewer: mark.grewer@hghyork.co.uk

O196 - Children's Day Nurseries
Located in South East. For further details contact Mark Bramall: mark.bramall@dykeyaxley.co.uk

O194 - Holiday lettings, agriculture and oil industry
Located in Shropshire, surrounding counties and North/mid Wales. For further details contact Mark Bramall: mark.bramall@dykeyaxley.co.uk

O192 - Insurance Brokers
Based in West Midlands or Cheshire. For further details contact Mark Bramall: mark.bramall@dykeyaxley.co.uk

O190 - Children’s nursery
Ideally located in Shropshire or surrounding counties with location within close proximity of affluent towns, cities or suburbs. Should have minimum of 60 places. For further details contact Mark Bramall: mark.bramall@dykeyaxley.co.uk

O189 - Landscape gardening, contract grounds maintenance
Ideally located in Midlands. For further details contact Mark Bramall: mark.bramall@dykeyaxley.co.uk

O188 - Funeral directors
Ideally located in Midlands or North West. For further details contact Mark Bramall: mark.bramall@dykeyaxley.co.uk

O184 - Events in education, technology or healthcare
Domestic or global events. For further details contact Jack Telford: jack@thecfn.org.uk

O178 - Signage
Based in North London or surrounding counties North of London. For further details contact Jack Telford: jack@thecfn.org.uk

O167 - Recruitment consultancies / employment agencies
Ideally located in East Anglia or South East. Maximum turnover £8 million. For further details contact Chris Bidgood: c.bidgood@leesaccountants.co.uk

O161 - Management consultancies
Ideally located in Yorkshire. Any turnover considered. For further details contact Mark Grewer: mark.grewer@hghyork.co.uk

O147 - Training companies
Any location or turnover considered. Will consider all training related sectors. For further details contact Chris Bidgood: c.bidgood@leesaccountants.co.uk

O124 - “Gastropub” style pubs / restaurants
Should be located in Broadland region of Norfolk. Ideally freehold. For further details contact Chris Bidgood: c.bidgood@leesaccountants.co.uk

O109 - Offshore health and safety businesses
Any turnover considered. For further details contact Chris Bidgood: c.bidgood@leesaccountants.co.uk

 

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