The Corporate Finance Network

September 2021

Businesses for Sale

Manufacturing & Supply

M239 - Glass Manufacturer ***NEW***
The Company is a Retailer and Manufacturer of glass products, consisting of Glazing Services, Glass Processors, Toughening and a Double Glazed Unit manufacturer. Turnover £2.4m to March 2021. The purpose built factory, owned by the company, is approx.15,000 square feet with mezzanine facilities and an additional car parking area of approx. 5,000 square feet. The freehold property is an asset of the company. It will be offered for sale as part of the company or removed from the company prior to sale where a commercial lease would be granted. The customers are widespread with just one over 10% of current turnover. These customers are domestic and commercial. The domestic customers are in the main retail and the company’s modern website is designed to satisfy their requirements. The company has served most of its commercial customers for several years. It is able to tailor its deliveries to suit these customers’ needs. Reliable employees who work in the sales department are aware of customers’ needs and requirements thus ensuring the repeat business of 30-40% of turnover. For further details please contact Andrew Watkin

M238 - Commercial Vehicle Bodies
Turnover £1.4m, profitable. The business operates as a designer, manufacturer and repairer of commercial vehicle bodies. The business operates from a purpose built, 2 acre leasehold site in the Midlands. The freehold is owned by the shareholders and will be offered for sale as part of the deal. From here it manufacturers and repairs a complete range of commercial vehicle bodies including Aluminium Tippers for the construction industry, Drop-siders, Plant bodies for 7.5T to 32 tonne gross vehicles. In addition to its fabrication services the business trade counter sells parts for many bodybuilding commercial Vehicle manufacturers. The business proudly holds a number of National Small Series Type Approvals enabling the company to manufacture bodies and provide maintenance services for a range of dealers. For further details please contact Jack Telford

M237 - Ultra-Fast scanning Spectrum Analyser
Based in the south east of England, the company wishes to sell both the manufacturing and IP rights of this device which is tailored specifically to Technical Surveillance Counter Measures (TSCM). It has a reputation in the market place for reliability and has the ability of sustainable and scalable revenue providing future profitability. There is no reliance on the inventor or key employees to maintain and develop the product. The inventor, in his 70s, wishes to spend more of his time developing other products and services for his company. For further details contact Andrew Watkin on 07860 898452 or

Property, Building & Land

15 bedroom hotel and wedding venue ***NEW***
Fifteen bedroom hotel, bar, restaurant and events space in a Suffolk market town. Accompanying gardens backing onto a river, and a popular wedding venue. Pre-Covid revenue of £1.13m and operating profit of £9k. Contact:

Construction & Waste Management

C110 - Guttering, rainwater, solar shading/brise soleil, facia and coping systems
Turnover £2.2m, profitable. The business, based in the West Midlands, operates as supplier and installer of domestic and commercial guttering, rainwater, solar shading/brise soleil, facia and coping systems. The business benefits from a diverse client base that includes, but is not limited to, national & regional construction groups and housebuilders. Due to their expertise for commercial projects, they work across England and Wales. They are approved installers for most of the major manufacturers in the UK. Their domestic offering, which saw a sharp increase in 2020, is typically provided with a 60-mile radius of their premises. Their loyal workforce, which consists of an Estimator, Commercial Quantity Surveyor, Domestic Surveyor, Office Manager, three Project Managers, four Fitters and a Transport Manager, have been with the business for up to 26 years. The business is located on a purpose-built trading site which is leasehold and close to major road links. For further details please contact Jack Telford

C109 - Plumbing & Heating Installation Services
Based in England. Turnover £3.5m, Operating Profit £292k. The business operates as supplier of domestic heating, plumbing and renewable technology installation services for the new housebuilding sector. Due to the significant investment in housing developments within its region, most of their projects are undertaken within a 30-mile radius of their purpose-built site. Their loyal workforce, which consists of 18 full time plumbers, have expertise in energy efficient heating systems, underfloor heating, boiler installation & servicing, plumbing, bathroom installation and heat pump & solar thermal systems. In addition to the skilled plumbers, the business employs a Plumbing Manager, Procurement Manager, Finance Manager and Site Supervisors who are all supported by an a four-person administration team. For further details contact


O151 - Student Accommodation
Based near Leeds University. Asking price £4.5m. 45 bedroom property. Annual rental income £325k. Retirement sale. Accommodation is currently managed by an external agent. For further details, contact Mark Grewer, Corporate Finance Director at Hunter Gee Holroyd (HGH):

O150 - Embroidery Services
Turnover £117k. The business, based in the South East, operates as embroidery company. From their relocatable leasehold facility, they provide a prompt, quality embroidery and garment printing service. The business provides a range of services to its customer base including logo design, pantone matching and the embroidery of badges, logos, crests and more for a range of clothing. Clientele includes establishments from the education (Universities), tourism, workwear sectors to name just a few. For further details please contact Jack Telford

Businesses Wanted

Wholesale & Distribution

D120 - Agricultural supplies
Agricultural supplies e.g. agri chemical, agri spares market. For further details contact Mark

Manufacturing & Supply

M164 - Manufacturer of engineered products
Based in UK. EBITDA between £500k to £2m. Manufacturers of engineered products. For further details please contact Jack Telford:

M163 - Materials handling equipment and racking solutions
Based in Midlands, South or Wales. For further details please contact Jack Telford:

M162 - Chemical Manufacturers
UK based or overseas. Minimum revenue £10m+. For further details please contact Jack Telford:

M161 - Manufacturers of Safety Equipment
Based in West Midland, North West or North Wales. For further details please contact Jack Telford:

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

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:

M157 - Rubber Products
Based in Midlands or Wales. Manufacturers of rubber products. For further details contact Mark Bramall:

M156 - Manufacturers of Inks
Any location considered. For further details contact Sarah Hartshorn:

Property, Building & Land

P116 - Estate / Lettings Agencies
Based in England or Wales. Any revenue considered. For further details, please contact Sarah Hartshorn

Other Sectors

O1012 - IT Managed Services ***NEW***
Based in UK. Minimum EBITDA of £1m. Providers of Managed IT Services. For further info contact

O1011 - Managed Vacation Rentals ***NEW***
Based in UK or Europe. Seeking online managed vacation rental platforms with a minimum properties of 100. Serving any European market with a preference given to the UK, Spain, France, Italy, Croatia and Germany but will consider other markets. For further info contact

O1009 - Compliance services
Based in UK. Providers of outsourced compliance services for regulated markets e.g. Financial Services, Insurance, FCA. For further details please contact Jack Telford:

O1008 - Bodyshop repairs, car detailing & car valeting
Based in Midlands. For further details please contact

O1007 - Solicitors
Mid-Tier East Anglian practice (Norfolk based) is interested in acquiring small practices looking to exit the market. All areas considered but Business & Commercial, Commercial Property, Litigation, Wills, Trusts & Probate and Personal Injury are of particular interest. For further details please contact Michael Pawley, Director at Proficio Solutions:

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

O199 - Solicitors
Located in Shropshire or Mid-Wales. Revenue £200k - £1m. For further details contact Stacey Lea

O192 - Insurance Brokers
Based in West Midlands or Cheshire. For further details contact Mark Bramall:

O190 - Childrenís 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:

O189 - Landscape gardening, contract grounds maintenance
Ideally located in Midlands. For further details contact Mark Bramall:

Investment Opportunities

T231 - Maternity Leisurewear
Opportunity to invest in designer, manufacturer and online retailer of maternity leisurewear. The company has achieved sales and will break even for 2019. Investment is sought to increase marketing spend to reach more of their proven target market. For more details contact David Martin, Corporate Finance Partner at Knill James:


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