The Corporate Finance Network

April 2022

Businesses for Sale

Manufacturing & Supply

M244 - Manufacturer of oak framed structures
Based in the North of England. Revenue £750k. Gross Profit £180k. Award winning manufacturer of high-quality oak framed structures including garden rooms, extensions, garden structures and outdoor rooms. For further information, please contact Jack Telford to request a confidentiality letter. Email: jack@thecfn.org.uk

M243 - Candle Manufacturer
Based in the South of England. Turnover £2.2m. £1.1m EBITDA. This business has an excellent brand name which is ripe for exploitation, both domestically and overseas. For further information, please contact Neil Hutchings, Albert Goodman, neil.hutchings@albertgoodman.co.uk.

M242 - Manufacturer of Waste Management Equipment
Based in the South West. Turnover £2.5m. £150k EBITDA. Provides manufacturing and engineering to the waste management sector. The company owns its operating premises (MV £950k - £1m). For further information, please contact Neil Hutchings, Albert Goodman, neil.hutchings@albertgoodman.co.uk

M241 - Environmentally friendly paint strippers
Based in the South East. Turnover c.£400k. Profitable. The business produces paint strippers that are safe to use and don’t harm the environment. From their modern leasehold premises, they utilise the latest technologies to produce desirable, yet niche, products. Customers are based in the United Kingdom, Ireland and in mainland Europe via long-standing distribution partnerships which provide their routes to market. For further information, please contact Jack Telford to request a confidentiality letter. Email: jack@thecfn.org.uk.

M240 - UPVC doors, windows and conservatories and glazing
Based in the West Midlands. Revenue £1.1m. The business operates as a designer, manufacturer and installer of UPVC doors, windows and conservatories, aluminium and secondary glazing. The business is able to manufacture double glazed units and leaded lights in-house, the only manufacturer of such products in the local area. The business operates from leasehold premises in the West Midlands. The current lease will expire in 2025. For further details please contact Jack Telford jack@thecfn.org.uk

M239 - Glass Manufacturer
The Company is a Retailer and Manufacturer of glass products, consisting of Glazing Services, Glass Processors, Toughening and a Double sGlazed 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 awatkin@assyntcf.co.uk

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 jack@thecfn.org.uk

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 awatkin@assyntcf.co.uk

Technology

T150 - E-commerce software
Based in England. Turnover £352k. Net Profit £113k. The business serves 60 retail and wholesale business clients across the UK, processing 10,000 – 12,000 per week. Due to their full service solution which has been consistently developed since inception in the late 2000s, the business has served customers for over 12 years and has c.50 long-term clients who provide a high level of recurring income. Excellent growth opportunities. For further details please contact Jack Telford jack@thecfn.org.uk

Property, Building & Land

P115 - Storage
Based in the UK. Turnover £2.7m. EBITDA £700k. Niche storage business serving the film and TV sector. Operates from leased premises but would suit property owning buyer / logistics business. For further details please contact Jack Telford jack@thecfn.org.uk

Retail

R167 - Pizza Takeaway Chain
Based in North of England. Revenue £950k. Pizza chain with three outlets in market towns. For further details please contact Jack Telford jack@thecfn.org.uk

R166 - Motorhome Dealership
Based in the UK. Turnover £24m. £700k EBITDA. Operates from leased premises and has a number of good growth opportunities. For further details please contact Jack Telford jack@thecfn.org.uk

R165 - Educational toys e-commerce
Based in the UK. Turnover £3.5m. EBITDA £400k. For further details please contact Jack Telford jack@thecfn.org.uk

Construction & Waste Management

C112 - Roofing Services
Based in North of England. Revenue £2.1m. Long established roofing company with an excellent reputation serving commercial and residential clients. For further details please contact Jack Telford jack@thecfn.org.uk

C11 - Demolition, site clearance, asbestos removal, recycling and tank cleaning
Based in the South East of England. Turnover £1.2m. Profitable. The business provides a range of services including demolition, site clearance, asbestos removal, recycling and tank cleaning. Operating from a ten-acre freehold site, the business serves customers across their region and recycles 25,000 to 30,000 tonnes per year which is then re-sold as recycled product to the construction and agricultural sectors. The freehold premises can be included within a company sale however the current owners would also be open to leasing the site to the eventual purchaser. For further details please contact Jack Telford jack@thecfn.org.uk

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 jack@thecfn.org.uk

Transport & Logistics

TL170 - Specialist Transport Services ***NEW***
Based in South East England. Turnover £4.2m. EBITDA £578k. The company has a fleet of well-maintained trucks and trailers. Their fleet has been purposefully designed and adapted giving them a unique ability to transport a specific range of equipment for their clients, in particular for industrial plant and machinery. Based in the UK, the company operates from a sizeable freehold site that includes a yard, workshop and office buildings. The business serves clientele across the UK and Europe. The site is strategically located near key roads and docks. The current owners are open to selling the freehold site or leasing it to a potential purchaser. For further details please contact Jack Telford jack@thecfn.org.uk

Other

O155 - Biopesticide Research
Based in North of England. Revenue £850k. Provides biopesticide research services. For further details please contact Jack Telford jack@thecfn.org.uk

O154 - Children's Nursery
Based in the South West of England. Revenue £330k. EBITDA £100k. A well-established and highly profitable Children’s Day Nursery, located in a unique, professional and easily accessible rural, barn-conversion building with a large outdoor area. The nursery is registered for 46 places and has a ‘Good’ OFSTED rating. For further details please contact Jack Telford jack@thecfn.org.uk

O152 - Furniture, Fittings and Equipment (FFE) Management
Based in the UK. Turnover £4.4m. Pre-owner EBITDA £733k. Established over 10 years ago, offering a proven innovative, efficient and reliable system of furniture management programmes (FMP's) across major Corporate Real Estates working in collaboration with client supply chain. Operates across the UK and EMEA. For further details please contact Jack Telford jack@thecfn.org.uk

Businesses Wanted

Wholesale & Distribution

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

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: jack@thecfn.org.uk

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

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

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

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

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

Retail

R200 - Motorcycle Accessories & Clothing Retailers
Based across the UK. Revenue of £2m+. Retailers of motorcycle accessories and clothing, online and/or offline. For further details please contact Jack Telford: jack@thecfn.org.uk

Property, Building & Land

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

Other Sectors

O1013 - Investment Opportunities
Ideally based within one hour from Shropshire. Looking for investment opportunities – experience in corporate banking, outsourcing – utility companies and energy space, BD Manager/Customer Service/Acquisitions/Sales. Ideally would be retirement sale with handover period. For further details contact Sarah Hartshorn: sarah.hartshorn@dykeyaxley.co.uk

O1012 - IT Managed Services
Based in UK. Minimum EBITDA of £1m. Providers of Managed IT Services. For further info contact jack@thecfn.org.uk

O1011 - Managed Vacation Rentals
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 jack@thecfn.org.uk

O1010 - 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. For further details please contact jack@thecfn.org.uk

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: jack@thecfn.org.uk

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: michael@proficiosolutions.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

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

Investment Opportunities

T232 - Road Legal Scooters & Accessories ***NEW***
"An opportunity exists to invest in a UK company that builds, markets, and sells high-quality Adult Road legal, Folding, Two-Wheel Scooters, together with a full line of branded accessories.

“When the company sat down to design the scooter, the company had one goal in mind – the bike has got to be fun from the moment you open the box to twisting the throttle. The scooter includes several great features such as an anti-theft chip keyless start, smart steering column lock, and an all-new TFT colour display

There are currently three models in the range.

The UK company is seeking to raise £600,000 this round on a pre-investment valuation of £2,000,000 equity excluding any fees. EIS SEIS is offered. For more details please email George Clayson, Associate Director Business Advisory at Knill James: GeorgeC@knilljames.co.uk"

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: david@knilljames.co.uk

 

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