Profit: Adj EBITDA c£131k
A well established and leading software reseller and bureau organisation specialising in the field of geographic information systems (“GIS”), supplying software, training and document capture services to a diverse UK customer base of public and private sector organisation. It is a leading reseller of a GIS software solution and also holds IP rights in relation to a number of software products and applications developed in-house. It generates high levels of contracted recurring revenues through annual maintenance/support contracts, currently c£600k, around 70% of turnover. The company has an outstanding reputation within the industry and with its clients for its technical/product knowledge and service levels, as well as having achieved numerous awards and accreditations. Retirement sale.
Location: South England
A reputable, well established and well managed company specialising in property refurbishment projects and building maintenance. Refurbishment projects range in value from around £5k at the small end to around £500k. Reactive maintenance projects are small in value, and the company has a dedicated reactive maintenance team with 24/7 helpdesk. Despite the economic climate, the company has increased both turnover and profitability. In the year to September 2012 sales were £1.884m, an increase of 38% on the previous year, and in the year to September 2013 sales were £2.364m, an increase of 25%. Profit in the year to September 2013 was £348k. Recently, the Company has been selected as a preferred supplier by a long standing customer to provide maintenance and project services as part of a ten year, multi-million pound contract which is expected to result in increased turnover of £1m - £2m per annum and a commensurate increase in profitability.
Location: South Central England
Profit: £265k sustainable EBITDA
A well established, independent retail business, specialising in the sale of kitchenware, cookware and housewares. It is based in South Central England, occupying a prominent location in a very popular tourist town. The business is well-established and well-managed, has an outstanding reputation, and a diverse customer base comprising local residents and tourists. It trades from substantial premises of around 5,000 square feet and carries a wide range of stock extending to over 10,000 lines.
It has recently established an online trading business but this has not been promoted in any way and therefore represents an outstanding opportunity to increase turnover and profitability. In addition, its brand and solid business model also provide a sound platform to establish a multi-outlet retail operation.
Location: North of England
Profit: Adjusted EBITDA £253k
A leading specialist supplier of external aluminium and timber solar shading and architectural louvre systems, providing a full turnkey service including design, manufacture, supply and installation. Projects have been undertaken across various sectors including hospitals, universities, hotels, retail and government buildings. Turnover last financial year c£1.58m, 6 months of current financial year c£1m. A well-established company in a niche, growth market that has an outstanding reputation within the industry and solid relationships with its quality customer base. An attractive acquisition opportunity for companies operating in the same sector looking for increased market share, construction or mechanical contractors looking to diversify, or individuals with the drive and experience to take the company to the next level.
Retail Management and EPOS Software - Turnover c£750k
Kitchenware Retailer – Turnover c£800k