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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 £203k
Innovative voice, data and internet service provider specialising in the implementation & management of both legacy and Next Generation Networks (NGNs) to UK & international clients. Since inception the company has strategically & continuously invested in its core infrastructure & edge network design, enabling clients to benefit from enhanced reliability, excellent cost savings & efficiencies. Also offers enhanced reliability due to its resilient core network infrastructure across multiple data centres. High margin business model with open-source platform, software and hardware - offers substantial cost-savings on licences with better security and reliability than many leading closed-source platforms. Expansive network infrastructure operating at c5% capacity with immediate scope & opportunity for growth. Impressive blue chip client, with several approved & exclusive supplier statuses. Projected Adj EBITDA for 2018 is £245k.
Specialist integrated condition monitoring and machine reliability support. It provides a suite of specialist services that add value to a client's production by minimising down time ad increasing efficiency. It offers high levels of in-house expertise, plus high quality hardware and software. A team of PCN-qualified analysts work throughout the UK delivering highly technical services. Strategically developed client base in a range of sectors including food process, animal feed, mining, power and pharmaceutical. Identified avenues for growth including maximising the potential with existing multi-site clients, sales and marketing, development equipment, hire services and diversification. Highly accredited including ISO 9001, ISO 14001, Alcumus SafeContractor and PCN accreditation.
Location: West Midlands
Provides add-ons for a highly popular suite of publishing software that streamlines workflow, reduces overheads and facilitates enhanced collaboration. There are over 4,000 companies registered to use the system. The company has a multi-tiered licence model, attractive to a range of users with substantial potential for up-selling. The contracted revenue for the former year accounted for 10% of the turnover. Currently 250 clients utilise the company’s SaaS offering, providing a recurring subscription based revenue as well as receiving approximately c320 new sign-ups per month. Operates from a 930m² leasehold premises.
Location: South East
Profit: Adj EBITDA c£200k
Business consultancy specialising in the delivery of large and complex business and IT-related projects & programmes, typically to multi-national organisations. Established over 19 years ad built excellent relationships with clients due to experience and market knowledge of clients' needs and specifications. Utilises highly experienced workforce to ensure complex projects are delivered on time and within budget, as well as allowing the company to successfully introduce new systems and services with minimum disruption. Significant proportion of repeat business, built through excellent reputation for deliver & high level of trust in consultants. Strong order book extending into 2018, with further opportunities arising due to company's excellent service level.
Profit: Adj EBITDA £723k
Procures and implements a comprehensive selection of industrial automation and production software solutions. Offers an all-encompassing service that includes consultancy system integration, training and ongoing support. Operates through ongoing and developing with numerous software vendors within the industry, who are achieving multi-billion pound turnovers. A diverse range of 50 active clients based throughout the UK and abroad. Long-standing client relationships dating back to inception. A highly experienced in-house workforce of engineers and a strong second-tier management team, able to fully oversee day-to-day business operations post-sale. The company is also ISO 9001:2015 accredited. Following year outturn of £2.4m, with an adjusted EBITDA of £825k.
Profit: Adj EBITDA £167k
A well-established company, operating for over 10 years providing complete IT hardware, software solutions and maintenance. The company's main clientele are blue-chips in law, manufacturing, food and entertainment and they are invited to tender on a regular basis. The area covered is nationally within the UK. It specialises in the supply, installation, management and maintenance of computer hardware from top brand channel partners such as Toshiba, HP, Sony, IBM and Compaq as well as their own brand hardware. The business also provides a disaster recovery service. All of the staff are well trained and motivated ensuring longevity of services. This is a highly profitable business with huge potential to expand further, as the current business is extremyl buoyant and busy with over 200+ clients.
Location: South East England
The business, located in the South East of England, is a very well positioned software business, which has been operating for 25 years, and has only just been made available for sale due to owner's pending retirement. The business, a specialist software producer, provides software to three main customer groups: Local authorities; Emergency services; and Private companies. The software is licensed to customers on an annual basis, which has a high customer retention rate. Recurring revenues from annual contracts in excess of £600k.
Profit: Adj EBTIDA £552k
Oversees the design and execution of effective support, security, cloud computing, telephony and connectivity solutions throughout the IT landscape. Maintains ongoing partnerships with numerous industry leading manufacturers, such as Microsoft, IBM, VMware, Veeam and Cisco Meraki, with 76 contracted clients based throughout the UK and an average retention rate of 96%. Long-standing client relationships dating back to inception. Highly experienced team of in-house consultants, who oversee a 24/7 service desk with their average log response time of 30 minutes, and a 2 hour call out period. Key employees able to assume additional duties post-sale. ISO 9001:2008 accredited.
A leader in competency management, with a strong portfolio of public sector clients on long-term contracts. The cloud-based software is designed to easily integrate with major enterprise ERP systems. Platforms specifically designed to integrate with enterprise ERP systems (eg. SAP and Oracle) with an agile and adaptable cloud based system that can be deployed rapidly. Well networked with, and recognised by, key influences in the public sector. Staff are leaders in a niche area, especially for higher end/key role staff (clients use in preference to major ERP modules). Growing market need, specifically in the public sector. Would be an ideal bolt-on for a complementary business.
Based in the UK, the business provides proactive on-site or cloud based services across the UK, Europe and Globally. The company has the highest accreditations and has recognised partner status allowing it to work with major software companies and the public sector. The services include remote and on-site ICT support ensuring business continuity, cost controls and security of business data. The company has operated for over 20 years across many diverse businesses. It has a strong and stable base of staff with core personnel and operations, technical and sales support. There are circa 60 managed service contracts in place with additional ad-hoc projects often being instructed by existing and new clients.
Profit: EBITDA £724k
A provider of integrated software solutions, primarily to local authority organisations. The company supplies a multitude of services with the aim of improving the operational efficiency and transforming business services. The company is an integration specialist of a well-known business intelligence solution, delivering consultancy, advice and process improvements to individual businesses. The company offers cloud, hybrid and on premise solutions across the UK. Both pre-packaged and bespoke courses available for training and consultancy on approved government frameworks. The majority of revenue is from repeat business, many of which are UK councils. Since 2014 the company's turnover has increased by an average of £300k per year.
Location: North England
Profit: Adj EBITDA £374k
Designs and manufacturers weather and vandal resistant telephones for use in arduous & remote locations such as track-side, prisons, rail platforms, power stations & armed services bases, enabling reliable public access to an emergency communication facility. Additionally manufactures handsets, which are available as a white label product for integration with other manufacturer's products, or for use on board trains for crew and passenger announcements. Also provides services & spares for both handsets & telephones. Widespread customer base providing products in the UK and internationally. Excellent customer services provided, with 100% client retention rate. Recently secured lucrative contract in the rail industry worth £139k with further potential contracts available.
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.