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Andon Frères specialise in the sale and acquisition of technology companies, a catalyst in the transaction process, bringing together buyers and sellers.
The following is a list of technology companies for sale. This includes companies identified through our regular searching of the marketplace, though our links with accountants, business brokers and corporate finance advisers, and companies where Andon Frères has a sale mandate from the vendors.
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Profit: Adj EBITDA c£800k
Independent storage and data centre connectivity specialist, providing mission-critical data centre support and maintenance services. Multi-site data centre connectivity specialists, support end of service and end of life products under contract for clients across the UK and into Europe. Fully certified for OEM vendors including Brocade, McData, Cisco, IBM, EMC, HP, Ciena and Adva. Prestigious multi-sector end-user customer base, including AXA, Siemens, AWE, Vodafone, Unilever and FTSE 500 firms, as well as 98% contracted revenues, with services deliver under robust SLAs, and 24-7-365 support,m driving 100% customer satisfaction. Well invested infrastructure, including leading CRM system, delivering strong platforms for growth: £1.1m Adj EBITDA forecast for FY2018.
Established company, trading for 17 years. A unique business with a subscription based model that supports and provides services to trainers and managers with learning content and other essential tools. E-commerce website providing a range of training accessories to a diverse customer base. Operates internationally, servicing sectors including health, hospitality, travel and sport. Strong second-tier management team with the skills and experience to run the business on a daily basis post-sale. Operates from a leasehold property.
Location: South England
Profit: Adj EBITDA £149k
Designs, delivers & manages high-performance Wi-Fi networks, intelligent software apps, portals, services and analytics for the UK's leading high footfall venues & high density accommodation cross retail, hospitality, healthcare, museums, travel & transport, enterprises and consumer networks. With its own scalable cloud based platofrms the company not only delivers enterprise solutions, connecting and authenticating virtually any mobile device or appliance, but also enables customers to craft & deliver location aware, intelligent apps & services for their own customers. The company has a prestigious, high profile client base as well as strong recurring revenue streams through support contracts that most customers are placed on. One of the few quality certified, full life cycle managed service providers with its own cloud Wi-Fi BYOD & Wi-FI engagement platforms. The company has a 21 year history with many years of expertise both from a technological & industry perceptive.
Profit: Adj EBITDA £717k
The company provides an extensive, cohesive range of cyber security services to a diverse client base comprising of public and private organisations in the UK and Asia. The market for penetration testing and compliance services is growing rapidly, driven by international legislation requiring compliance to national and international security standards. New regulations, such as the general data protection regulations (GDPR) and the network and information security directive, provide further, significant growth opportunities for this company. This well managed business demonstrates a consistently robust financial performance, with high profitability and a healthy balance sheet and represents a unique opportunity to acquire a well-respected company with significant potential to scale up and deliver accelerated growth.
Provides comprehensive, bespoke website design involving ticketing integration ecommerce capabilities and content migration. Offers an in-house design and development service. Operational for over 15 years, with 56 active clients based through the UK, with a 96% retention rate. Long-standing relationships with clients for up to 11 years. Strong work pipeline valued at approximately £104k with a continued stream of contracted income through ongoing service level agreements. The company employs a highly experienced team of in-house designers and developers and the current director is willing to remain in an advisory capacity post-sale.
Profit: Adj EBITDA c£626k
Enables organisations throughout the UK & further afield to send & receive text messages via web browsers, email or by integrating applications through its application programmable interface (API). Services are provided to a variety of clients in both the public & private sectors, many of which are blue-chip organisations, operating in a diverse range of disciplines, including marketing & promotions, transactional messaging, appointment & SMS reminders, people management, & customer service. Provides an excellent personalised service, as every customer has their own account manager as a single point of contact. 2,603 customers have placed orders in the last 5 years with 1,522 of these placing orders in the last 12 months. Product features are designed to meet clients’ requirements using automation & scheduling to lighten the client’s workload & create unlimited sub-users with their teams.
Profit: EBITDA £824k
Developer and supplier of world-leading software solutions and services for complex specialist design and manufacturing processes. Scalable business, with multiple identified platforms for growth, including a new at-market manufacturing solution, which is forecast to deliver a revenue step change. The company has a suite of high-value, sector-leading software solutions, which can be integrated with ERP, SCADA, CAD, PLM, planning and maintenance tools. Cloud-ready, mission critical solutions, including industry 4.0 technologies, and proven to deliver product design and manufacturing efficiencies, improved product quality and reduced costs. Secure, diverse client base, which includes five of the top 10 manufacturing companies globally by turnover in the companies chosen industry. Team of specialist software developers, possessing both advanced software engineering skills and deep expert industry sector knowledge, delivering competitive advantage.
Profit: Adj EBITDA c£350k
The company provides a fully turnkey infrastructure work for the telecommunications industry. Operating for just under a decade, the company has quickly built impressive strategic relationships with major players in the UK telecommunications sector. Has undertaken works for all the major operators within the broadband sector and is currently a partner with a major contractor and is set to benefit from the large-scale works set to take place on the UK's broadband infrastructure in the coming years. Huge potential for exponential growth due to the significant fibre broadband roll-out schemes due at present and in the near future. Currently operates as a tier two contractor, but retains realistic potential to reach tier one. Projected YE18 turnover of c£7.5m with and adjusted EBITDA of c£650k
Location: South England
Profit: Adj EBITDA £312k
IoT (Internet of Things) & embedded industrial computer systems integrator providing core technology from world leading IT manufacturers, Advantech & DellEMC. Utilises technology to create a solution for a wide variety of end products such as the core technology for ticketing systems on buses & railways. Examples of the type of service provided by the company are demonstrated by the work conducted on the London Underground payment system, national digital radio broadcasts, many NHS Trust critical care patient record systems and BT's billing system. Based in the south of England, the company provides bespoke solutions to clients operating in very varied industries, including the military, healthcare, hospitality, manufacturing & transport, typically through the UK & Ireland.
Profit: Adj EBITDA £1.16m
Holds strong, strategic relationships with key supliers, enabling the company to offer a comprehensive range of tailored solutions. High value multinational client base, including leading online retail and finance companies. Operates from leasehold in South England with USA trading entity and premises. Significant scope for expansion through further developement of current offering and proactive upselling of additional services into existing client base. Highly experienced management team in place, with Director willing to remain psot-sale ad work with the buyer to achieve further growth. Projected turnover of £22m with an adusted EBITDA of £1.9m.
Location: South UK
Provider of in-depth cyber security consultancy and solutions with ten years' experience within the industry. Reputable within the industry with aptitude for successfully delivering solutions for complex task within time and budget, demonstrated by 72% client retention rate. Provides services to a multitude of business sectors and government bodies including defence, IT and data, telecoms, utilities, transport, retail and nuclear. Multiple rented premises, one of which is List X approved in a modern office complex facility. Turnover for FY17 Mgmt surpassed £1.8m.
A leading provider of personal identification solutions for businesses and events, including specialist software, ID essentials and managed services. The credentials required to work in critical security markets (e.g. police, government) base on high-quality, reliable ID solutions and services, including a rolling UK government contract. Competitive advantage in the marketplace via ownership of scalable, sector-leading event and business identification software, including online and mobile technologies. The company has a diverse client base including BNFL, UK Power Networks, EDF, P&O, Barclays and KPMG, offering premium cross-selling opportunities. Up to 80% repeat business from highly satisfied clients, including regular, recurring revenues from software maintenance contracts. Clearly defined platforms for growth including expansion software sales and development of export markets.
Profit: EBITDA c£1.1m
Global leader in the development and supply of aftermarket vehicle tuning software and hardware, to improve performance, emissions and fuel economy. Expertise in the production of technology for the in situ re-calibration and programming of OEM vehicle engine and transmission control units (ECUs and TCUs). Portfolio of at-market tuning solutions for a wide range of performance vehicle marques and models, which is continually being expanded. Diverse, global client list of tuners, OEMs and importers, including Cosworth, Prodrive, Edelbrock, Mitsubushi, Toyota Motorsport (TMG and TRD), HKS and Great Wall. Team of skilled engineers, with the rare ability to reverse engineer OEM vehicle electronic management systems. Forecast EBITDA of £1.1m with c85% of annual income from repeat business.
Profit: Adj EBITDA £380k
The company has an established market position as a specialised, value added distributor in the equipment repair, refurbishment and insurance market. The company distributes a broad range of component parts and spares to insurance repair agents and retailers. The company has been consistently profitable, cash generative and has a strong balance sheet with no debt. Revenues and profit margins have been growing rapidly over recent years and there is significant potential for further growth. The company is known for its extensive stock holding, technical knowledge, efficient logistics and service levels. As a preferred component supplier to leading IT retailers and repair agents and an "open box" reseller, the company has a variety of revenue streams. Projected turnover is £3.2m with a projected adjusted EBITDA of £780k.
Location: North England
Profit: Adj EBITDA c£320k
Robust and extensively developed online trading platform primarily focused on the governance of interactions between vehicle fleet operators and garages. The company has designed and developed an innovative online booking and authorisation tool that manages e-trading between buyers and sellers of goods and services that redefines the way that organisations interact. The strength of this solution facilitates further diversification across a wider range of sectors. Long-standing relationships with major national clients. Strong management team in place, capable of managing the day-to-day running of the business on an ongoing basis. Provides complementary full fleet management solutions, supported by an experienced team of engineers. Operates from leasehold premises in the north east of England.
A long-established, fast growing and highly profitable SaaS broadcast service business. Working with major broadcasters, channels and TV platforms worldwide, the business is a global leader in the compilation, distribution and aggregation of TV data.The solutions is an integral an critical part of the broadcast industry and is utilised by hundreds of TV services worldwide. The innovative software and service proposition supports all formats of listings data and supports traditional and emerging TV distribution models (linear, VoD, etc). Highly developed SaaS platform with the full IPR held in software solution which is developed and supported in-house through a team of loyal and talented staff. The company has a high level of contracted revenues (£2.5m) and has seen 30% EBITDA growth per annum.
Profit: Gross Profit: £703k
Provider of hardware & software IT support to businesses via a variety of methods such as phone, remote access & site visits when necessary. Also offers project installation & consulting services. Highly experienced in the IT industry & has been operating for over 15 years, gaining excellent knowledge of the market and clients' needs. Recurring & reliable income stream due to securing support contracts with SME clients as well as providing services to blue-chip clients requiring a high level of expertise. High client retention rate over the last 5 years (c80%). Technically skilled & loyal workforce with knowledge and experience to provide consultancy service and IT solutions. Secured partnerships with leading companies with the IT industry such as Cisco, Microsoft & Gamma.
Turnover: Projected £1.1m
Profit: Projected EBITDA £949k
Forum for a range of topics, including search engine optimisation, digital marketing, copy-writing, hosting, web design, affiliate programs and pay-per-click advertising. Supported by a team of 15 unpaid/voluntary moderators. Over 2,000 active advertisers, operating within sectors such as digital marketing, SEO and web hosting. Recurring revenue annual streams generated from over 2,600 premium memberships. Shareholder willing to remain with the company post-sale on a consultancy basis. Hosted at an off-site location, which is operable from any location with an internet connection.
Profit: Adj EBITDA £625k
The company has an established market position as a specialised, value added distributor in the convergence technology products market. The company distributes market leading equipment and provides technical support tot a broad range of IT re-sellers. The company has been consistently profitable, cash generative and has a strong balance sheet with no debt and there is significant potential for further growth. Supplying the whole market including IT re-sellers, the company has a broad revenue stream including product sales and maintenance support revenue, with approximately 55% of revenue generated from product sales and 45% from support contracts. The company trades internationally from a UK base/. The projected turnover is £4m.
Profit: Adj EBITDA c£165
Provides IT services and software solutions to businesses, colleges and schools across the UK. Unique software, which has been developed in-house. Strong client base, with no significant customer reliance as well as a 95% client retention rate. Experienced second-tier management team with the knowledge and skills to run the business on a day-to-day basis. The company has been a Microsoft gold partner since 2009. This is a fully relocatable opportunity. Following year projections are £1.7m with an adjusted EBITDA of £185k.
Profit: Adj EBITDA £355k
Reseller of business VOIP & IT connectivity products to the SME marketplace. Operating via proprietary & licensed software platforms, the company provides SME clients with enterprise level networking solutions. Utilises reactive software platforms from UK development partners to maintain high-margins & drastically undercut the competition. Initial connectivity service inroads provide reliable cross-sale opportunities for the company's broad product portfolio, including proprietary, trademarked hardware and software products for security and IP connectivity. Developed business generation from affiliate with leads constantly received from both smaller IT companies & major IT infrastructure providers enabling upgrades to be delivered to both new & existing customers Secure SME client base, offering self-financing installation in return for industry leading long-term contractual commitments (on average, 60 months). Preferred supplier status held with the majority of customers, maintaining c80% repeat business. Established franchises maintained across 4 UK regions.
Provides systems designed to increase engagement between clients and their service users whilst reducing cost and and enhancing processes. Established over 15 years with loyal national base across the public and private sectors. Long-standing relationships with clients with an 85% retention rate. This is a fully relocatable opportunity and, with the development and adaption of existing systems, could facilitate further expansion across a more diverse range of sectors and on an international scale. Experienced team, possessing the necessary skills and expertise to manage and grow the business independently of the shareholders. Projected turnover increasing in the next financial year to £565k.
Market leading business software solution provider specialising in software for business process management, document management and compliance management. Based i the UK with two offices offering a wide spread customer base, it has developed its own software product which accounted for 72% of income in FY15. The business holds clients within a range of sectors such as automotive, pharmaceuticals, electronics and aerospace. Worked with major multinational companies including Rolls-Royce, Honeywell, TRW & Sauflon.
Profit: Adj EBITDA £305k
Specialist telecommunications company providing commercial mobile phone contracts,landline services ad Bluetooth hands-free kits. Contracts in place with clients which continue ontp rolling monthly contracts once the term has ended. Company works closely with blue-chip phone providers such as EE, Vodafone & O2. Active client base of over 400 clients, with c95% of clients active in the past 12 months as well as c95% customer retention rate over the last 5 years. c90% repeat business highlights the company's high quality service. Highly experienced staff with excellent product knowledge within the telecommunications industry. Company is capable of working autonomously under the current management structure and could act as a self-contained bolt-on. Accredited supplier of Apple and Blackberry products.
Location: South West
Profit: EBITDA c£90k
The company provides unique visual marketing solutions, specialising in wide format print and display presentations. Having continually invested in modern print an cut technologies, the company offers innovative and effective solutions for its clients, facilitating the establishment of strong, long-standing clients relationships. Established over 35 years, maintaining a prominent national client base, including several blue-chip clients. Specialises in the bespoke design, production and installation of modular display solutions as well as utilising an extensively developed ecommerce website. Highly experienced workforce, possessing the skills and expertise required to effectively manage the day-to-day running of the business. Operates from freehold premises in South West England, which are fully owned by the company and will be included in the sale.
Profit: EBITDA c£190k
Leading UK based web design and digital marketing business range of web services to both start-ups and SMEs across a variety of business sectors for over 15 years. With a growing customer base of around 3,600 active clients, the business continues to evolve and move forward underpinned by a high level of recurring revenue. With over 10+ years of goodwill and reputation this is a fully proven, successful business model. Employs over 100 skilled and motivated web designers and developers.
Location: North West
Long-established provider of secure online services for businesses of all sizes including: domain registration; payment gateway services; web hosting and connectivity. Handles in excess of £30m worth of payment transactions per years. Dependable income streams from contracted service and maintenance agreements account for 17% of turnover. Businesses support include prestigious football clubs, major broadcasting operations and universities. Client base of 3,500 with a c.80% repeat business rate and manages over 30,000 domain names with its own secure date centre and operating to PCI level 1 standards. Strong second-tier management team with circa 90 years combined experience. The shareholders are flexible as to the inclusion of the 2,500ft² premises in the sale on a freehold or leasehold basis.
Location: North West
Profit: Adj EBTIDA c£590k
Installs digital screens and signage equipment and prepares digital adverts for a variety of venues including leisure centres, agricultural livestock markets and garden centres. Provides equipment to 250+ venues across the UK & RoI. Installs digital signage equipment across a broad client base, primarily the agricultural livestock market, holding 90%+ market share in the UK. All clients provided with adverts are on 2 year agreements plus a renewal, the contract values may vary from £624 - £2k pa. No reliance on any one customer with 500+ customers active in the last 24 months. Venues have signed agreements with the company for the company to install screens in their premises. The company operates from freehold premises and all services are provided in-house from installing LCD screens in venues to designing artwork.
Location: South England
Profit: Adj EBITDA c£655k
The company provides a comprehensive digital marketing service predominantly focusing on the provision of fully managed SEO and PPC marketing campaigns. Utilising a highly experienced workforce the company offers a dedicated marketing solutions, establishing an excellent reputation within its sector and maintains strong relationships with major national clients. Specialises in the provision of on and off-site SEO, fully managed PCC campaigns and the design and development of high quality content, websites and e-commerce sites. Long standing international client base, including several major blue chip clients across a diver range of sectors with no individual client accounting for more than 9% turnover. Highly experienced management team in place, possessing the necessary skills and expertise required to effectively manage and grow the business on an ongoing basis. On course to generate turnover of £1.58m in YE18 with an adjusted EBITDA of circa £780k.
Profit: Net Profit c£1.6m
A very well established, successful and strongly growing media business that specialises 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. There is a very experienced high quality management team in place which is expected to remain with the company post-sale. The business has a superb high quality international client base with significant repeat business, and excellent client relationships, leading to definite known growth potential.
Profit: EBITDA €152k
Established over 20 years, this Dublin based profitable business provides an outsourced IT function plus hardware and software sales to over 500 companies and organisations nationwide coupled with a strong track record and reputation in the Education sector. The company has over €500k in recurring income from 150 customers and uses a highly automated IT managed services system to deliver and scale these services. Many customers have a hybrid configuration of on premises and cloud services which in itself creates a significant opportunity for a new owner to fully migrate the customer base to a cloud hosted platform. Operates from a 1,300ft flexible leasehold and is partnered with Citrix, HPE, Promethean and Microsoft. Projected turnover €2.2m with an adjusted EBITDA of c€200k.
Profit: Adj EBITDA £829k
Specialist in the survey, design, materials supply and installation, commissioning and consultancy of anti-corrosion systems known as cathodic protection. The service embraces all buried or immersed structures of metallic origin with particular focus on the preservation of buried pipelines that carry hazardous substances. Over the past 3 years, engineering projects from within the Home region have escalated with this work and now expanding further into neighbouring regions. Highly regarded for the services it provides which is evident by the repeat orders received and the excellent customer loyalty with c90% retention rate. Has enjoyed 5 year renewable contract with a major utility which has recently been further extended. The companys forward order book is in excess of £600k. Highly experienced and Achilles registered & verified workforce. On the National Grid Gas Framework and the Northern Gas database.
Profit: EBITDA £568k
Specialises in the supply and maintenance of photocopiers and printers on a regional and national level. The company is growing rapidly and i already established as one of the UK's largest independent suppliers within its sectors. 40% of revenue is reliable and recurring; derived from service contracts with over 400 active clients with high retention. There is a strong management team in place and the key team members would consider being retained post sale. Operates from multiple leasehold locations. Following year projected turnover of c£3m with an EBITDA of £910k.
Location: South England
Profit: Adj EBITDA c£350k
The company is a reputable developer and supplier of specialist software solutions, working with prominent public and private sector clients, including policing and security organisations. Provides extensively developed software solutions for use in the policing and security sectors including mobile and bespoke applications, with patent and trademark held for key software which utilised by thousands of user across the UK and retains considerable scope for further growth. Having been awarded a multitude of high value contracts, the company has secured a reliable stream of revenue and established strong relationships with is clients. Between 50%-70% of turnover year-on-year is generated from recurring support and maintenance contracts. Strong, long-standing relationships in place, with major national clients, several of which span over 10 years. Experienced management team in place, possessing the necessary skills and expertise required to effectively manage ad grow the business on an ongoing basis. The directors are willing to remain with the company in suitable positions post-sale in order to ensure the further growth of the company. Operates from leasehold premises in the South of England. Projected YE18 turnover of c£2m.
Location: North England
Profit: Adj EBITDA c£492k
The company is a dental laboratory that provides specialised technical laboratory products and services to specialist dental professionals. Utilising an experienced workforce, the company combines digital technology, including 3D printing, with traditional specialised dental services, which have facilitated its continued growth. Long-standing national client base in the healthcare sector, providing specialised dental appliances and predominantly servicing clients with NHS contracts. 120 active clients with high retention rates and several relationships spanning over 15 years. Exclusive and unique supply agreements in place with prominent businesses within the sector. High level of in-house expertise, with strong and highly experienced second-tier management in place possessing the necessary skills to manage the business on a day-to-day basis, as well as all of the current directors are willing to remain in operational roles post-sale.
Location: North UK
Profit: Adj EBITDA £330k
The company offers specialist support within employment and education environments for people with learning difficulties or disabilities. Gain over 1,000 new clients per year, including students, employees/employers, apprentices and private clients. Operates from office and training facilities, with a view to expand in to retail in the coming c.12 months. There are a number of opportunities in the pipeline including patent product development, works within schools and political institutions. Preferred supplier and partner with national training providers and organisations.
UK business providing deeply integrated traffic and transport solutions through a range of modular software. The company has a track record of successfully developing and deploying new products into the market and has over 40 long term customer relationships with highways authorities and transport operators in the UK. Leading edge and proven technologies for cloud based SaaS systems, with strong software IP readily available to be utilised. Successful in identifying new market niches and developing rapid disruptive solutions to establish market position. The company has a strong and experienced management team willing to continue with the business post completion. Low overhead, variable cost structures and a forecast turnover of c£2.7m.
Location: South East
Profit: EBIT c£1.2m
The business is an accredited supplier of analytical healthcare software to CCGs and GPs with the products additionally being sold to the NHS, national organisations and universities. This well-established company has a strong market foothold and a loyal customer base with no history of IP infringements or disputes. Its highly experienced technical development team are well placed to assist in the expansion of existing software and new product development. There are significant opportunities to monetise the underlying clinical data gathered through normal operations but the shareholders do not feel that they are the right people to drive the business to the next level to take advantages of the prospects in the market making this a fantastic opportunity to gain a foothold in the healthcare sector and further grow the business.
Profit: Adj EBITDA c£280k
The business specialises in the recycling and secure disposal of IT equipment, which it collects from its large client base The client base comprises numerous public and private sector organisations including schools, hospitals, large corporates with whom the company enjoys significant repeat business. The company enjoys a strong reputation in the industry , due to its secure data destruction methods and responsible disposal policies. It processes the collected equipment and then identifies the most profitable route for disposal, either onward sale or refurbished equipment, sale of separate components for re-sale or sale of material for recycling. This allows maximum potential profits to be realised from the equipment by this company. Full WEEE certification held and the business is highly systemised with an experienced workforce and a strong senior management team. Projected turnover of c£1m in the current year with an adjusted EBITDA of c£400k.
Profit: Adj EBITDA c£1.9m
One of the leading, independent, international suppliers of industry standards across the globe. Gained significant recognition an accreditations over the last 20+ years. Client database holds 7,000+ customers, with this continuing to grow. None of these customers account for more than 2% of the companys income. Expected to achieve 15% rise on turnover per annum over the next 2-3 years. Mostly operated through strong and knowledgeable second-tier management and has been awarded by the European Foundation for Quality Management in recent years. Projected income for following year to achieve £13.1m, with an adjusted EBITDA of £2.11m.