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COMMUNICATIONS

DEAL ID: 3631
COMPANY NAME: Corporate Communications Business
LOCATION: London
TURNOVER (£): 150,000
COMPANY DESCRIPTION: A privately owned corporate communications company specialising
in editing, copy and speech writing, communications training and strategic communications advice
is offered for sale. The business has been established for over 5 years and has enjoyed sustained
growth since inception. Most of the turnover is to the public sector (central government
departments and local councils). This is a unique opportunity to acquire a business that has: ·An
excellent reputation for providing a high quality service · An extensive network of stringently
vetted, top quality freelance staff · A number of framework agreements with government
departments, being top ranked supplier for communication services for one such department.


DEAL ID: 3647
COMPANY NAME: IY52-North London-Well Established Print & Business
Services
LOCATION: All UK
TURNOVER (£): 400,000
COMPANY DESCRIPTION: Established in 1989, this business primarily supplied quality
business gifts but quickly expanded its range of services. This included the opening of a new 700sq
ft Business Design Studio that provides a wide range of promotional services, all professionally
designed to customers specifications. Based on this success and by investing significantly in the
necessary equipment, this business has gradually evolved and now provides a complete range of
services to its large client base. The business is now a leading design, print and web design
company renowned for its keen eye for detail and the passion to exceed client requirements and
deadlines. A full design services is provided •       Logos •        Graphics •    Page      layouts
Colour and font ranges         The strong focussed and cohesive team offers friendly and very
professional design, print and business service solutions to a wide range of customers, large and
small. The company is small enough to keep control of all aspects of the design and print
production but experienced enough to provide a full and comprehensive range of services.
Promotional gifts include the following merchandise Ladies/Mens T shirts/polo shirts, children‟s
wear, sportswear, headwear, underwear and gifts.The business print Team Sports Kits, School
Uniforms, T-Shirts, Leisurewear, and Gifts etc with quality Canon Colour Copying and state-of-
the-art print transfer systems. Business cards are created by an experienced Design team, with first
rate design work.
CONSTRUCTION

DEAL ID: 3680
COMPANY NAME: Steel Fabrication Business/ 1356
LOCATION: The West Midlands
TURNOVER (£): 428,404
COMPANY DESCRIPTION: Est. 1980, supplying Balustrades, Walkways, Staircases etc, mainly
for the Water Industry. Design, Manufacture, with installation by own fitters. Sales £428,000 with
high Adj Net Profit. Opportunity to relocate due to flexible lease.



DEAL ID: 3652
COMPANY NAME: IT42-Suffolk-ironmongery to retail and trade
LOCATION: All UK
TURNOVER (£): 350,000
COMPANY DESCRIPTION: This business was founded in 1990 by the Vendor with a generous
combination of innovative insight and entrepreneurial spirit and has grown since to become a
significant enterprise with a reputation for the quality of its products, flexibility of service and
reliability. The business operates from a prime location in Suffolk and has established itself as one
of the region‟s leading independent tool and ironmongery wholesalers. Many current customers
have been loyal to the business since the very beginning and this has been due in no small part to
the business‟s competitive prices, quality products, first class service and attention to detail. The
business has always believed in the pursuit of excellence, constantly reviewing and updating its
service commitment and its methods of business, for example its inventory management system,
ensuring that valued customers receive the very best service and quality of product. The business
has shown itself to be resilient in the face of competitive and economic forces and has maintained
strong and incremental growth over its 15 years of trading. The business is further supported by
exemplary relations with key suppliers who have helped to ensure that whatever the product,
service and availability is never compromised and that customers are as a result never let down.
This commitment to supply chain relationships has underpinned this business‟s abilities in product
quality and sustained business growth. No small part in the ability of this business to grow and
sustain its profitability is due to the quality of its people. The business has a strong commitment to
the development and welfare of its staff; which has contributed to the excellent profitability of the
business and its current position as it is poised to exploit expected and significant new growth in
turnover.


ENERGY AND UTILITIES

DEAL ID: 3613
COMPANY NAME: EB13-WestYorkshire-Organic Compost Suppliers
LOCATION: All UK
TURNOVER (£): 98,000
COMPANY DESCRIPTION: Founded in 1988 this business provides the investor with an
opportunity to purchase a unique product on the marketplace that, given the right investment and
backing could become a household name within a few years. The Business currently holds the sole
licensing rights to dredge two local reservoirs in the Peak District, which provides a year on year
return of organic Compost, suitable for most applications, including Seed, Potting, Module and
Blocking Composts. The chemical structure of this product has been extensively tested and
researched and is the only organic compost currently available on today‟s market with a PH5 value.
The compost is dredged from the reservoirs during the summer months, dried and then packed and
distributed throughout the UK to a wide profile of users. The Company currently has support from
several well known Conservation research groups and all growing mediums from the Company
carry the Soil Association Symbol of Approval. This Company truly provides the investor with an
environmentally friendly „Green‟ business module with true sustainability.



MANUFACTURING

DEAL ID: 3632
COMPANY NAME: AB63-London popular and busy retailer of fashion brands
LOCATION: All UK
TURNOVER (£): 315000
COMPANY DESCRIPTION: This business was founded in 1984 by the Vendor with a generous
combination of innovative insight and entrepreneurial spirit and has grown since to become a
significant enterprise with a reputation for the quality and variety of its products, brands, service
and reliability. The business occupies prominent high street premises with glazed frontage offering
high product visibility. The business retails most of the main fashion brands and an extensive
associated accessories to local customers and. The portfolio stretches across the spectrum of widely
known brands. It is significant that this business has made such success of retailing products across
the whole cost spectrum to those customers in the immediate locality. This success has been
achieved and continues in the face of significant competition from the large multiples. The stated
aim of this business is to provide simple, high quality, classic brands to complement the wearer‟s
personality, at excellent value for money and in every variety and size. Established twenty two
years ago the business has been under the current ownership since inception and has built up an
excellent reputation for one of the most selective and successful ranges of famous and popular
brands in the area. The product brands include: • Levi‟s •          Replay •        Pepe • Peter
Worth •         Diesel •       Ben Sherman •          Miss Sixty • Sonnetti •       Wrangler     The
business has established an extensive customer base of loyal customers and is very efficiently run.


DEAL ID: 3630
COMPANY NAME: IK109-Carmarthenshire-Manufacture & Retail of Quality
Curtains
LOCATION: All UK
TURNOVER (£): 220,000
COMPANY DESCRIPTION: This established and successful bespoke and ready made curtain
shop has a very good reputation in the district and is located in one of Carmarthenshire‟s busiest
and ever improving seaside towns, in the heart of all local amenities, access roads and transport
links. All of the fabrics are from top quality manufacturers who give excellent after sales support
and the benefit of volume discount, with no local competitor undercutting prices. The business
manufactures and retails most high quality and value for money fabric brands, and provides a
complete service for residential and commercial customers requiring a fitted, hand made service
throughout the area.       Since inception in 1980 this family business has earned an impeccable
reputation for its large inventory of durable quality curtains and fabrics, knowledgeable, skilled
staff, convenient hours and competitive pricing. The Company continues to prosper from the very
large local clientele with plenty of regular repeat business being obtained.


DEAL ID: 3689
COMPANY NAME: Daytime Restaurant & Takeaway/ 1361
LOCATION: The West Midlands
TURNOVER (£): 286,400
COMPANY DESCRIPTION: Currently trading 6 day a week from 7.30am-4.00pm from an
excellently located City Centre shopping arcade. Excellent takeaway trade from ground floor café
area with restaurant area on the first floor catering for 100 covers overall.


DEAL ID: 3690
COMPANY NAME: Coffee Shop & Restaurant- Full A3 Licence/ 1360
LOCATION: The Midlands
TURNOVER (£): 124,787
COMPANY DESCRIPTION: Substantial double fronted restaurant in excellent Town Centre
location. Currently open 9.00am–3.30pm serving breakfasts & lights snacks. Full A3 licence, with
alcohol, till 11.00pm. Huge potential as well as suiting other food styles.


DEAL ID: 3687
COMPANY NAME: Outside Caterers/ 1363
LOCATION: The West Midlands
TURNOVER (£): 77,665
COMPANY DESCRIPTION: Excellent owner managed business supplying buffets to a variety of
commercial and private clients. Very well equipped lock-up unit as well as 2 delivery vans.
Excellent support staff. Genuine retirement sale.


DEAL ID: 3602
COMPANY NAME: IK106-Buckinghamshire-Kitchen & Bedroom Furniture
LOCATION: All UK
TURNOVER (£): 390000
COMPANY DESCRIPTION: Established in 1986, this business has grown into the premier design
centre for fitted kitchens and bedrooms in the county of Buckinghamshire. Situated in a superb
location on a thriving industrial estate with easy access from both north and south of the country. It
lies within a one-mile radius of the town centre. Both a retailer and installer, this business operates
from a 1,000 square meter showroom. The leasehold of which is available as part of the purchase
price. The premises consist of 3 display areas/showrooms, large warehouse, 2 toilets (male and
female), workshop area, and goods in and out, totalling 1,000 square meters. Personal service has
been the key to the success of this business and something the current owner takes particular pride
in. All customers are treated individually.
DEAL ID: 3605
COMPANY NAME: IK107-Essex-Supply & Installation of Window Blinds to
Domestic Customers
LOCATION: All UK
TURNOVER (£): 300,000
COMPANY DESCRIPTION: Established in 1990, this highly successful company principally
supplies and installs high quality window blinds, conservatory blinds, canopies & awnings to the
domestic markets. A professional company, it employs highly trained sub contracted installers who
comply with all the current British Safety Standards. The services include a no obligation site
survey including measurement and the opportunity for the customer to choose from the company‟s
extensive range of window blind products including: •     Roller •       Vertical Louvre        •
       Venetian (Aluminium) •        Wood-Slat Venetians & Verticals • Woodweave/Linoleum •
       Pleated/Duette •       Roman •      Silhouette & Facette •        Insect Screens


DEAL ID: 3606
COMPANY NAME: IS15-Hertfordshire-Specialist Contract CNC Engineers &
Stainless Steel
LOCATION: All UK
TURNOVER (£): 1250000
COMPANY DESCRIPTION: This business was founded in 1965 by the Vendor‟s father on the
principle of always producing work to the highest standards of excellence and has grown since to
become a significant enterprise with a countrywide reputation for the quality of its high integrity
products and service, its honesty and reliability particularly in the core business area of aerospace
and defence. The original philosophy is still at the heart of all activities and it is still a family
owned business. The business is located in a modern 12,000 square feet purpose built factory
equipped with the latest facilities for precision sheet-metal work, argon welding, light engineering
and alocrom plating; assembly work, painting, engraving and silk-screening is also undertaken.
Manufacture encompasses all standard materials including aluminium, stainless steel, brass, copper,
and plastics or indeed any other material a customer may require designed to meet customer needs
for productivity, delivery and high quality and to international quality standards –FDA, BSEN ISO
2001 and the AS9100 accreditation demanded for Airbus service providers.


DEAL ID: 3607
COMPANY NAME: GK73-Isle of Man-Double Glazed Conservatories
LOCATION: All UK
TURNOVER (£): 700,000
COMPANY DESCRIPTION: This business is highly regarded and very well known on the island,
and straddles both the domestic and commercial sectors supplying and installing the highest quality
double glazed windows, doors and conservatories available on the market today. The business
provides a full glass and glazing service, from quoting for and installing double glazed units, UPVc
and aluminium windows, plus supply and fit of soffits, fascia and guttering. Specialists in the
replacement of windows and doors and the design and construction of bespoke conservatories this
business has a wide range of products available catering for all tastes and properties so that the best
match can always be found for a customer's property. This business has an excellent reputation
within the local area with a broad customer base; the majority of business coming from repeat
orders that includes many delighted private customers and commercial businesses.
DEAL ID: 3609
COMPANY NAME: IT41-Newcastle-Precision Engineers
LOCATION: All UK
TURNOVER (£): 336,000
COMPANY DESCRIPTION: This business was established in 2003, and specialises in
maintenance engineering, repair, refurbishment, site work and installation.                  Working
predominantly with blue chip companies the business has become the choice supplier for many
customers, providing the quality of service and standard of workmanship synonymous with
excellent professional workmanship. The business offers a friendly, professional service and a
wealth of engineering knowledge for a wide range of industries, and employs five fully skilled
craftsmen comprising of fitters, machinists, welders and fabricators. There is also a dedicated
support team providing administration, accounting and purchasing expertise. The business has
built up an excellent reputation and through its commitment to quality, reliability and total client
satisfaction, has developed and expanded both its core business, and the scope of its operational
expertise, within a highly competitive sector of the engineering industry. There is a strong
commitment to health and safety with all site and workshop personnel being fully trained in basic
first aid and site-specific safety issues. The company continually reviews and updates it health and
safety policy in order to keep abreast of current legislation in this highly sensitive area.


DEAL ID: 3614
COMPANY NAME: IS16-West Yorkshire-Industrial Sheet Metal Fabricators
LOCATION: All UK
TURNOVER (£): 970,000
COMPANY DESCRIPTION: First established 1967, the business has steadily invested and
extended its capabilities in response to its clients' specific requirements and the growing demand in
general for its services. Proudly dedicated to client satisfaction, it provides reliable and expert sheet
metal fabrication to the highest possible quality. The business‟s extensive client base covers a
wide range of industries, including communication, medical, climate control, security, electro-
mechanical assembly, lighting, office furniture, industrial and food and hygiene sectors. The
business has built up an enviable reputation and prides itself on its reliable service, fast turnaround
and extensive loyal client base. It has invested substantially in its technology base, and has acquired
the latest technology to further enhance its standing. This investment and its wealth of experience,
ensures that the business provides innovative solutions that are striking and imaginative and that
achieve total product identification. The Business specializes in all types of welding, air
conditioning, duct and fume extraction, material handling systems, specialized conveyors for the
plastic and food industries, guillotining, folding and rolling, machine guards, tanks, stainless steel
and Aluminium canopies, hand-beaten copper bar taps - even zinc coffin-linings.


DEAL ID: 3616
COMPANY NAME: IK105-Berkshire-Retailer of High Quality Hand made Furniture
LOCATION: All UK
TURNOVER (£): 360,000
COMPANY DESCRIPTION: A first class opportunity to acquire a totally unique business trading
in hand made African Furniture. This company was established by its owners eleven years ago to
retail high quality handcrafted furniture that is created from Rhodesian Teak, which has been
originally used to create thousands of miles of African Railways. The reddish timber from this tree
is renowned for being exceptionally hardwearing and once crafted into a bespoke piece of furniture
it has a wonderful burnished lustre making it totally unique and highly desirable. Each African
Trackwoods item is a unique, handcrafted from century old timber, with a patina forged by time
itself. The simple lines of the furniture designs blend well with traditional and contemporary decors
and their rich colour enables them to tone effortlessly with other woods such as mahogany. The
shop stocks a fantastic range of tables, chairs, bedroom furniture, dressers, side boards and corner
units to name but a few. In addition to which a broad range of accessories and artefacts from carved
animals to games and desk accessories make for a totally unique shopping experience.


DEAL ID: 3622
COMPANY NAME: IK104-Merseyside-Highly Successful Furniture Store
LOCATION: All UK
TURNOVER (£): 478,000
COMPANY DESCRIPTION: This business was first established over 16 yrs ago and in this time
has earned an excellent reputation for prompt and courteous service, expertise in the industry,
selection and variety of quality merchandise, friendly and helpful staff, convenient hours and
location, and competitive prices. This business maintains an extensive base of satisfied customers
from both private and commercial market sectors, from all walks of life and spanning generations.
The business specialises in supplying fine furniture and accessories. The business is also able to
supply many interesting and exclusive products for interior decorating and offer free interior
advice, ensuring that the client receives unrivalled attention and professional decorating advice.
The business‟s name has become synonymous not only with unsurpassed contemporary modern
furniture excellence, but also with the friendly and efficient service it offers all of its clients. The
furniture that the business offers fits in with modern living and offers the client affordable quality
and a level of luxury and style. The owner of the business has been in the furniture business for
many years and is able to ensure that they stock only high quality products and finely crafted
furniture. The business has an immense database of discerning and discriminating individuals of
good taste and style, with clients throughout the local area.


DEAL ID: 3638
COMPANY NAME: GF13- Essex-Consulting Civil and Structural Engineers
LOCATION: All UK
TURNOVER (£): Not disclosed
COMPANY DESCRIPTION: This highly successful, comprehensive consultancy specialises in
structural and civil engineering and architectural services serving commercial, industrial and
residential market sectors. Originally established in 1970, taken over by present group in 1995, this
professional firm has grown over the years by providing a complete construction consultancy
service to a multitude of clients. The firm is able to complete many client assignments annually
through effective use of technology and its experienced team. Furthermore, the consultancy has
demonstrated a consistent earnings track record. The firm of consulting civil and structural
engineers and architectural technicians provides innovative, sustainable and valued design
solutions, to a variety of clients in all sectors of the construction / building industry, using
teamwork and partnership.
DEAL ID: 3651
COMPANY NAME: IT43-Suffolk-Ironmongery Retailer
LOCATION: All UK
TURNOVER (£): 100,000
COMPANY DESCRIPTION: This business was founded in 1994 by the Vendor with a generous
combination of innovative insight and entrepreneurial spirit and has grown since to become a
significant enterprise with a reputation for the quality and variety of its products, brands, service
and reliability. The business occupies prominent high street premises with glazed frontage offering
high product visibility. The business retails most of the main manufacturers of tools, power tools
and ironmongery and an extensive collection of electrical and associated accessories to both the
general public and to trade suppliers and installers. The portfolio stretches across the spectrum from
the traditional to the highly ultra-modern and contemporary. It is significant that this business has
made such success of retailing products across the whole cost spectrum and delivers goods free to
those customers in the immediate locality. This success has been achieved and continues in the face
of significant competition from the large multiples. In other words – competitors can‟t beat them!


DEAL ID: 3653
COMPANY NAME: AM56-West Country-Importer, Distributor, Stockist
LOCATION: All UK
TURNOVER (£): 1.6DAillio
COMPANY DESCRIPTION: This commendable business was established by its present director.
It specialises in the import of 4X4 accessories, which it supplies to both the retail and trade market
right across the UK. This business has established itself as one of the UK‟s leading suppliers of top
quality accessories to this fast growing market. The evolution of the 4X4 utility vehicle into a
multi purpose vehicle suitable for family and sporting use has created a strong and increasing
demand for accessories to further refine and modify these popular vehicles. The MPV and utility
vehicle market is one of the strongest sales sectors in the retail motor industry and demand is
predicted to remain strong for the foreseeable future. The director has spent much time abroad
sourcing and specifying only the very best items to import and retail in the UK. In many instances
he has re written the specification and design of individual accessories to make sure that the build
quality and paint finish adheres to his own very high standards. The product range is manufactured
in Thailand, all available import licences have been acquired and the supply chain is smooth and
efficient. Orders are competed and delivered within eight weeks with containers being shipped into
Southampton and delivered to the company‟s premises to await delivery of fitment.


DEAL ID: 3655
COMPANY NAME: IS14-N E Scotland Fabrication Company
LOCATION: All UK
TURNOVER (£): 28,000,000
COMPANY DESCRIPTION: Turner Butler is delighted to offer for sale this highly regarded,
profitable fabrication Company. A successful, privately owned limited company, specialising in the
mechanical design and manufacture of bespoke engineered products to a global market. A long
established family company the current owner of the business took the reins in the mid 70‟s. Since
that time the business has gone from strength to strength expanding and diversifying to service
growing customer demands from various markets and now supplies on a world-wide basis to the
distillery industry, oil and gas industry, and the petrochemical and pharmaceutical industry. The
Company produces: -         Tanks, Pressure Vessels and Pipework -        Skids and Modular
Units -       Exotic Materials -    Distillation Equipment -      Steelwork and Fabrication  -
      Electrical and Instrumentation -      Surface Preparation, Specialist Coatings - Large
Diameter Cable, Umbilical and Flexi Riser Reels


DEAL ID: 3656
COMPANY NAME: IS13-Cheshire Steel Fabrication Company
LOCATION: All UK
TURNOVER (£): 148000
COMPANY DESCRIPTION: The Company has been owned by the current vendors since
inception and offers specialist services in Steel Fabrication Work, and provides Factory
Maintenance, Structural Steelwork and Architectural and Welding Services. The company
produces structural steel products including (for instance) portal frames, Mezzanine floors,
Balconies and Balustrade installations, fire escapes, and hand railing. The company provides a
comprehensive package including full design and build to suit customers‟ individual requirements,
offering a “build to measurements” service. The Company has grown very quickly, with limited
resources and developed into one of the region‟s most reputable fabrication companies, producing a
wide range of high-accuracy products for a broad customer base and believe strongly in modern
production techniques, the overriding aim is to remain ahead of the field through consistently
offering better and more reliable services.


DEAL ID: 3657
COMPANY NAME: IS17-Manchester Precision Stainless Steel Fabrication
Company
LOCATION: All UK
TURNOVER (£): 390,000
COMPANY DESCRIPTION: This business specialises in the manufacture and supply of high
precision aluminium and mild steel fabrications for all purposes. Working predominantly with blue
chip companies the business has become the choice supplier for many customers, providing the
quality of service and standard of workmanship synonymous with excellent professional
workmanship. The business offers a friendly, professional service and a wealth of engineering
knowledge for a wide range of industries, and employs six fully skilled craftsmen comprising of
sheet metal workers, fitters, welders and fabricators. There is also a dedicated support team
providing administration, accounting and purchasing expertise. The business has built up an
excellent reputation and through its commitment to quality, reliability and total client satisfaction,
has developed and expanded both its core business, and the scope of its operational expertise,
within a highly competitive sector of this industry. There is a strong commitment to health and
safety with all site and workshop personnel being fully trained in basic first aid and site-specific
safety issues. The company continually reviews and updates it health and safety policy in order to
keep abreast of current legislation in this highly sensitive area. The business has a distinct
competitive advantage in that its business modal is customer focused, with their constant and
steady growth as a result of ensuring the client‟s needs are met completely. There are excellent
lines of communication with the clients, ensuring proactive client communication. The workforce is
well qualified and skilled, and has many years on the job experiences. The workforce remains
proficient in industry trends, and is constantly trained to provide up to date technical advice and
unrivalled service.
DEAL ID: 3658
COMPANY NAME: IS15-Hertfordshire Contract Sheet Metal Production &
CNC Engineers
LOCATION: All UK
TURNOVER (£): 1250000
COMPANY DESCRIPTION: This business was founded in 1965 by the Vendor‟s father on the
principle of always producing work to the highest standards of excellence and has grown since to
become a significant enterprise with a countrywide reputation for the quality of its high integrity
products and service, its honesty and reliability particularly in the core business area of aerospace
and defence. The original philosophy is still at the heart of all activities and it is still a family
owned business. The business is located in a modern 12,000 square feet purpose built factory
equipped with the latest facilities for precision sheet-metal work, argon welding, light engineering
and alocrom plating; assembly work, painting, engraving and silk-screening is also undertaken.
Manufacture encompasses all standard materials including aluminium, stainless steel, brass, copper,
and plastics or indeed any other material a customer may require designed to meet customer needs
for productivity, delivery and high quality and to international quality standards –FDA, BSEN ISO
2001 and the AS9100 accreditation demanded for Airbus service providers.


DEAL ID: 3660
COMPANY NAME: AB58-Manufacturer and Supplier of High Street Fashion
Garments
LOCATION: London
TURNOVER (£): 6,700,000
COMPANY DESCRIPTION: This business was founded in 1991 by the Vendor with a generous
combination of innovative insight and entrepreneurial spirit, for the design, production and
marketing of ladies wear and children‟s wear and has grown since to become a significant
enterprise with a countrywide reputation among independent and large high street retailers for the
quality of its products and service, its honesty and reliability. The UK office for this business
manages the design, sales and marketing, finance, import and distribution functions. An exclusive
buying agency in Istanbul and India has been created to manage production and logistics.
Production facilities exist in Turkey, India and Pakistan covering two separate operations: •
        Production of jersey garments in the factory units • Quality      control,       sourcing,
merchandising in Turkey and India co-ordinating both in-house and CMT production The product
range now covers children‟s wear including outer wear, sports wear, and fashion styles, young
fashion, ladies fashion wear including the latest prints and fabrics and menswear including shirts
with appliqués, embroideries, raw finish and various washes. Due to close working relationships in
Turkey the business has the advantage of sourcing/designing and developing new fabrics and prints
very near to any season. The business‟s production capacity is capable of manufacturing in Turkey
approximately 300,000 garments per month in out sourced factories.


DEAL ID: 3661
COMPANY NAME: AB59-South Wales Bridal Wear Boutique
LOCATION: Wales
TURNOVER (£): 370,000
COMPANY DESCRIPTION: This highly successful bridal boutique is located in South Wales and
enjoys a wonderful reputation for offering a professional service for brides, mothers of the bride
and wedding guests who are looking for that special outfit for one of the most important day of
their lives. The wide range of bridal gowns including more than twelve top named bridal gown and
evening wear manufacturers. The business also stocks a wide range of shoes to complement the
chosen outfit. The company was established ten years ago by its present owner and has grown year
on year ever since. This success has been based on setting and maintaining the highest standards of
customer care, providing a wide range of gowns, veils, tiaras and accessories suitable for all tastes
and styles, fulfilling the needs of not only the bride and her mother but also the groom and other
key guests. This has resulted in a significant amount of new customers being referred by delighted
clients.


DEAL ID: 3662
COMPANY NAME: AB60-highest quality ‘own brand’ ladies designer fashions
LOCATION: London
TURNOVER (£): 120,000
COMPANY DESCRIPTION: This business retails an extensive collection of the highest quality
ladies fashions and accessories from Italy and France, marketed under the retailer‟s own unique
brand. Customers visit the shop from the locality, nationally and internationally, since this
business‟s reputation extends far and wide, maintaining goodwill and return custom for many years
often regardless of where in the world a customer relocates to. The chic selection of products on
offer by this well loved designer shop represents excellent value for money in relative terms
maintaining higher added value margins for its owner. The stated aim of this business is to
provide simple, high quality, classic designs to complement the wearer‟s personality. Established
nine years ago the business has been under the current ownership since inception and has built up
an excellent reputation for one of the most selective and successful ranges of distinctive and
popular ladies fashions in the area. The product range include: • Knitwear •     Evening wear •
        Day wear •     Accessories • Jewellery      The business has established an extensive
customer base of loyal customers and is very efficiently run.


DEAL ID: 3663
COMPANY NAME: AB61-Surrey High quality dressmaking and seamstress
operation – alterations
LOCATION: All UK
TURNOVER (£): 55,800
COMPANY DESCRIPTION: Founded by a very talented seamstress, with extensive experience
including working with one of the leading couture businesses in Central London before moving on
to more mass market production, this well-established business caters for all dress-making needs –
from altering or reshaping garments right through to the design and creation of special-occasion
clothes, all carried out on the premises. This business offers a full range of services, from full
bridal design and creation, often working with photographs or from the barest of sketches produced
in conjunction with the Client; make and fit, with bridesmaids and mother of the bride a particular
speciality to smart day and eveningwear for women, especially jackets and trousers or skirts and
matching tops. This business is equally at home, however, when faced with just a trouser
shortening or alterations to that very special pair of jeans!
DEAL ID: 3664
COMPANY NAME: AB62-Web based Business Internet/Mail Order Company
LOCATION: All UK
TURNOVER (£): 1,000,000
COMPANY DESCRIPTION: Since inception this enthusiastic online, extreme sports clothing,
accessories and hardware company has established itself for its user-friendly consumer website that
offers customers excellent functionality and an extensive content of sports products. A high
proportion of which is top brand clothing and shoe manufacturers along with related hardware and
accessories. The website consumer functions include a dynamically searchable product range with
links to its online factory outlet facility. Today the business has an enviable list of clients and a
reputation for delivering the most wanted, up to date, products, which are delivered in the quickest
possible time (mostly within 24 hours). This company is well recognized and highly respected in
its field, and has continued to go from strength to strength. This is an ideal business prospect for
buyers seeking a future in Internet sales, which promises tremendous potential and a history of
strong growth. Through its impressive and always growing inventory of products, the company
constantly strives to improve its services and the satisfaction level of its clientele. Behind the
scenes, the administration of the business ensures that the business responds quickly to customer
orders.


DEAL ID: 3666
COMPANY NAME: GK30-Bird Deterrent Manufacturer
LOCATION: Scotland
TURNOVER (£): Not disclosed
COMPANY DESCRIPTION: The business is a high tech company with a fully developed and
patented product and the potential for world-wide sales and service revenues. This potential has
been demonstrated through sales on 4 continents. However, the company lacks the expertise and
resources to realise this potential and so, the Directors are seeking a buyer who can take the
business forward. The business would appeal to an established electronic product manufacturer, a
service company in the field of pest control or building maintenance or perhaps a successful
entrepreneur looking for a new challenge. Birds are a much loved part of the natural environment
but when their numbers get out of control they are a total menace in city areas industrial estates and
out of town retail parks. The company has developed a unique solution to this problem in the form
of a robot which looks, moves and sounds like a peregrine falcon. Since peregrines are the natural
predator to all birds particularly gulls and pigeons, the robot is a very effective bird deterrent. The
company makes a fully automated system based around the product for companies with large roofs
and a trailer system for open sites.


DEAL ID: 3672
COMPANY NAME: AC57-East Anglia City Centre Hotel & Night Club Venue
LOCATION: All UK
TURNOVER (£): Not disclosed
COMPANY DESCRIPTION: This hotel/night club is a family run concern ,which was established
32 years ago. The hotel is a very popular place to stay for the varies clientele who make bookings
whilst on business or pleasure. The premises are located close to all the activity in the heart of the
city and in close proximity to many businesses and tourist destinations. The hotel offers
comfortable en-suite accommodation with tea and coffee making facilities at a very competitive
city centre price. Additionally some rooms have the benefit of their own kitchenettes. The bar and
night club is the perfect place to spend the night out or can be used as a central meeting point, with
its cosy atmosphere and relaxing surroundings. Customers can sit back and unwind with one of the
great cocktails on offer or choose from the wide range of bottled or draft beers. Alternatively
visitors can party „till the early hours in the night club which boasts two dance floors. The
Location: This business is in the heart of the city, ideally situated for visitors either tourist or
working visitors to the city. Approximately five minutes walking distance from the main line city
station .


DEAL ID: 3674
COMPANY NAME: AF51-Hertfordshire Popular, prominent and attractive
sandwich bar
LOCATION: All UK
TURNOVER (£): 250,000
COMPANY DESCRIPTION: This business was founded 16 years ago by the Vendors with a
generous combination of innovative insight and entrepreneurial spirit and has grown since to
become a popular and well known enterprise with a reputation for the quality of its sandwich and
salad menu and coffee bar and the business‟s increasing outside catering opportunities. The
business operates from a prime high street location in a busy Hertfordshire market town offering
close proximity to a major London Tube and mainline stations. This combined with the obvious
benefit of the high street, provides for considerable and constant footfall throughout extremely busy
periods and high levels of traffic are maintained throughout weekends. The premises offers full
food preparation facilities and a well equipped kitchen; a successful strategy has been developed
for supplying freshly prepared food, of the highest standard, using only the best ingredients from
the most reputable suppliers to customers. This business has at this time significant scope for
growth and an increase in revenues. This can be achieved for example by taking advantage of
current permission to expand the current facilities still further in regard to seating at the rear and to
develop the business‟s reputation for catering special events such as weddings and parties. The
quality of the high street location cannot be overstated since its prominence guarantees access,
visibility and footfall, the quality of the service area plays no less a part in meeting customer
expectation as created by the large and inviting window display.


DEAL ID: 3679
COMPANY NAME: JC15-Nottingham Retail outlet of electrical goods plus Installation of all
LOCATION: All UK
TURNOVER (£): 300,000
COMPANY DESCRIPTION: This business was established in 1993 and incorporated in 2002, it
offers the investor a unique opportunity to invest in a small successful owned business, offering a
range of electrical items for sale and a team of staff and engineers who are able to handle any scope
of electrical works from small to large contracts. The business‟s reputation and strong record of
success lies in its basic operating structure and low overheads, shrewd purchasing techniques,
quality workmanship and first class service. Located on a busy street, in a superb area with a large
passing trade the business is close to major transport links that give superb access to surrounding
conurbation‟s allowing clients to travel from far without any difficulty. The business‟s staffs are
extensively trained and highly skilled, with many years on-the-job experience. They ensure that
clients‟ individual needs are met, and that close attention to detail is maintained throughout the
entire process. The business employs an up to date administration system that provides a database
of all service customers, staff make certain that all the key sales figures are recorded. The regular
repeat business from a multitude of professional clients bears testimony to the business‟s unrivalled
reputation for reliability and honesty. The business ensures that a personalised and professional
service is provided at all times, making this an excellent opportunity for an investor seeking an
exciting and established operation.


PUBLIC SECTOR


DEAL ID: 3694
COMPANY NAME: CO46-Bedfordshire Well established Health Club with
Gym, Sauna, Steam Room
LOCATION: All UK
TURNOVER (£): 190,000
COMPANY DESCRIPTION: Turner Butler is privileged to offer for sale this superb profitable,
attractive health club located in an ideal affluent town with on site parking. This is a very easily
managed club with a low cost base and low staff overheads, with the capacity for very substantial
membership growth. The present owner has been operating the club since 2003 having acquired it
as part of an expansion program. The club has a full management structure in place, excellent staff
and fully qualified instructors. The friendly atmosphere sets it apart from other clubs; members
can reach their fitness goals in a non-intimidating and comfortable environment. With health and
fitness becoming increasingly popular, the club offers good quality, easy to use modern equipment.
There are currently approximately 1000 members, the majority paying monthly with an average
ongoing contact of at least one year. Monthly membership income exceeds £90,000 per year
making this a very cash flow positive club.


DEAL ID: 3691
COMPANY NAME: Hairdressing Salon /1359
LOCATION: The West Midlands
TURNOVER (£): 87,133
COMPANY DESCRIPTION: Very stylish men‟s hairdressers salon with 6 chairs. Established over
10 yrs and located in excellent secondary position. Run under management, with Beauty room on
first floor. Adjusted net profit of £35,000 to any owner manager.


DEAL ID: 3693
COMPANY NAME: CO45-Hertfordshire Well established Health Club with
Gym, Squash Courts,
LOCATION: All UK
TURNOVER (£): 250,000
COMPANY DESCRIPTION: Turner Butler is privileged to offer for sale this superb profitable,
attractive health club with plenty of convenient on site parking for members and staff that is located
in the ideal affluent region of Hertfordshire. This is a very easily managed club with a low cost
base and low staff overheads, with the capacity for very substantial membership growth plus the
possibility, subject to planning permission, of adding a swimming pool. The present owner has
been operating the club since 1998. The club has a full management structure in place, excellent
staff and fully qualified instructors. The friendly atmosphere sets it apart from other clubs;
members can reach their fitness goals in a non-intimidating and comfortable environment. With
health and fitness becoming increasingly popular, the club offers good quality, and easy to use
modern equipment. There are currently approximately 1100 active members, the majority paying
monthly with an average ongoing contract of one year. Monthly membership income exceeds
£160,000 per annum, making this a very cash flow positive club. Club Facilities: The Health Club
offers an excellent range of facilities including Spinning Classes, Mixed Gymnasium, Free Weight
Area, Sun Bed, Sauna and Steam Room plus Ladies Only Gymnasium, Crèche, Three Squash
Courts and a Fully Fitted Beauty Salon offering a full range of treatments, including reflexology,
massage etc. The club offers excellent levels of service and customer care with a wider variety of
studio fitness classes supported by qualified staff and individual fitness instructors if required for
one to one instruction. This is a unique opportunity to purchase an established Health Club, located
within a sports ground of many years standing. It‟s well designed, fully equipped with a keen, loyal
attendance base and a strong membership income.


DEAL ID: 3695
COMPANY NAME: CO44-Profitable, Independent Freehold Member's Health
& Leisure Club
LOCATION: All UK
TURNOVER (£): Not disclosed
COMPANY DESCRIPTION: Club facilities include large pool, five squash courts, large
gymnasium, fitness studio, children's crèche, steam room, sauna, Jacuzzi and body and beauty
therapy rooms. The club has a large first class function bar which can accommodate 200 guests.
The functions room is fully booked up for weddings, private functions and Christmas parties till the
end of 2006.       Membership is around 2,000, which includes 80 plus corporate membership
(including banks, building societies, local councils, manufacturing etc). Housing development of
circa 3,000 dwellings currently being built in the locality. Car parking for 120 cars. To the rear of
the premises adjoining the club there is circa two acres of prime building land with separate access.
There are many opportunities for the successful purchaser including but not limited to: Hotel
development, utilising and expanding the existing space within the club and extending the car
parking facility,(subject to planning permission).


DEAL ID: 3696
COMPANY NAME: CO43-Surrey Centrally located independent Health and
Fitness Club
LOCATION: All UK
TURNOVER (£): 299,000
COMPANY DESCRIPTION: Established just two years ago and very cleverly converted from
premises originally earmarked as top quality office accommodation this business is ideally located
within a major shopping precinct in the centre of one of Surrey‟s busiest towns. As a result of
significant investment and the current Owner‟s foresight combined with his own experience of the
marketplace as a user of fitness facilities, this business has rapidly become the top health and
fitness club within its catchment area. Located across two floors, with a studio area of
approximately 900 square feet on the second floor and the gymnasium on the third floor of this
imposing building in the centre of the town, this is probably the lightest, brightest and airiest health
club one could visit – offering as it does excellent views across the town through very large, almost
full length windows, making „working out‟ that much more pleasant. Recently refurbished to a very
high standard, purpose built, low impact floors have been installed in the studio as has the latest
state of the art equipment in the gymnasium. This business has deliberately been developed away
from the very congested „family‟ market sector – targeting those serious about getting and keeping
fit. Similarly positioned away from the „bodybuilding‟ set, this business has established itself with a
more discernible, more mature membership, underpinned by corporate subscriptions. Competitively
priced, in just two years this business has achieved membership well ahead of its target – having
already signed up 700 of its overall capacity of 1500 members.


SERVICES

DEAL ID: 3692
COMPANY NAME: Tour Operator with Safari Camp in The Gambia/ 1357
LOCATION: All UK
TURNOVER (£): Not disclosed
COMPANY DESCRIPTION: Very niche market and unique in being a UK based Tour Operator
with its own Safari base in The Gambia, excellent for Bird watching and fishing. The UK operation
does not organise flights and therefore does not have an ATOL licence.


DEAL ID: 3629
COMPANY NAME: CV16-Bedfordshire-Security Installation & Maintenance
specialists
LOCATION: All UK
TURNOVER (£): 280,000
COMPANY DESCRIPTION: This business was founded in 1988 by the Vendors with a generous
combination of innovative insight and entrepreneurial spirit and has grown since from to become a
significant enterprise with a reputation for the quality of its products, flexibility of service and
reliability. The business operates from a prime location in Bedfordshire and has established itself as
one of the region‟s leading independent security installation and maintenance companies and
benefits from its ISO9002 and rarer NSI Gold accreditation‟s. Many current customers have been
loyal to the business since the very beginning and this has been due in no small part to the
business‟s competitive prices, quality products, first class service and attention to detail. The
business has always believed in the pursuit of excellence, installing new technology, constantly
reviewing and updating its service commitment and its methods of business, for example its
process management system, ensuring that valued customers receive the very best service and
quality of product at all times.


DEAL ID: 3683
COMPANY NAME: Road Haulage/Transport & Courier Business/ 1367
LOCATION: The West Midlands
TURNOVER (£): 223,200
COMPANY DESCRIPTION: A member of the United Pallet Network (UK) Ltd servicing 2 major
post code regions, this growing business is projected to turnover in excess of £400,000 this
financial year. Price includes 2 x 18T, 2 x 7.5T, 2 x curtain sided sprinters and one panel van.
DEAL ID: 3688
COMPANY NAME: Ladies Clothes Shop/ 1362
LOCATION: The West Midlands
TURNOVER (£): 100,000
COMPANY DESCRIPTION: Trading from same position for over 40 years, under same ownership
for the last 12, selling to the over 30‟s with exclusive brands such as Lucia, Riona Stone, Mandy
Marsh, Eugen Klein, Brendella Skirts etc. Genuine retirement sale.


DEAL ID: 3676
COMPANY NAME: JC13-Hampshire Retail Marketing Micro Electronic
Merchandise
LOCATION: All UK
TURNOVER (£): 493,000
COMPANY DESCRIPTION: The business was established in 2002 by the current owners, who
have over eighteen years of combined experience specialising in the application of micro
technology to the retail sales and marketing function using specific promotional merchandise
incorporating music, sound, speech or LED‟s. A specialist sales and marketing advisor the
company produce dynamic promotional and retail marketing solutions and is a great resource for all
forms of merchandise incorporating music, sound, speech, lights and movement in print,
promotional and retail terms. Whatever is needed the Company can design, source, manufacture
and supply it. The Company prides itself on offering its clients an unparalleled range of marketing
services and is the preferred supplier to some major blue chip companies. The key brief is to
provide complete range of marketing tools to assist clients in fulfilling their brand objectives. The
Company portfolio of services include: • POP, print, promotional and retail items • Specialist
sourcing and manufacture of integrated chips with music, sounds, lights or speech •
       Individual bespoke items • IC technology successfully used a varied portfolio of products
•      Expertise in the application of micro technology to the marketing function


DEAL ID: 3681
COMPANY NAME: Florist /1369
LOCATION: The West Midlands
TURNOVER (£): 1,000 pw
COMPANY DESCRIPTION: This local community florist is situated in a well positioned parade
of shops in the heart of a North Worcestershire village. The business offers excellent potential for
any first time buyer and is a member of the Flowergram network. Must view.


DEAL ID: 3686
COMPANY NAME: Green Grocery & Flowers/ 1364
LOCATION: The West Midlands
TURNOVER (£): 307,473
COMPANY DESCRIPTION: Excellent, well established business in a first class location. This
business offers huge potential to any owner manager, as mainly staff run. Currently loose flowers
sold, although premises will allow any new owner to do floristry work if required.
DEAL ID: 3685
COMPANY NAME: Cycle Shop/ 1365
LOCATION: The West Midlands
TURNOVER (£): 65,000
COMPANY DESCRIPTION: Established for over 12 yrs and only available for sale due to
retirement. Has excellent reputation for repair service with maintenance contracts with local police
stations. Some excellent exclusive brands stocked including Muddy Fox.


DEAL ID: 3601
COMPANY NAME: AK26-West Midlands-Retail Jewellery Business
LOCATION: All UK
TURNOVER (£): 215000
COMPANY DESCRIPTION: Established The business was established by its present owner in
2005 and sells handmade sterling silver jewellery. Merchandise and Brands: • Rings ; Cygnet,
Dress, Wedding and Engagement. • Bracelets •        Bangles •    Broaches •  Watches,
Necklaces and Chokers


DEAL ID: 3682
COMPANY NAME: Pet Food/ 1368
LOCATION: The West Midlands
TURNOVER (£): 256,841
COMPANY DESCRIPTION: Specialist pet store supplying feeds, medicines, accessories & gifts,
as well as seasonal garden items, plus general fertilisers, pesticides etc. Established for over 50
years. Currently taking £256,000 per annum and still producing year-on-year growth.


DEAL ID: 3684
COMPANY NAME: Marquee Hire/ 1366
LOCATION: The Midlands
TURNOVER (£): 37,124
COMPANY DESCRIPTION: The owner has made an investment of over £60,000 since
commencing the business some four years ago. This very well equipped business is run from home,
and has an excellent selection of marquees and support equipment such as tables & chairs.


DEAL ID: 3627
COMPANY NAME: STATIONERY, CARDS, GRAPHIC ART RETAILER
LOCATION: All UK
TURNOVER (£): Not disclosed
COMPANY DESCRIPTION: A well organised business in Buckinghamshire. Key features are:- *
Wide range of stationery, greetings cards, boards, paints, brushes etc. etc. * Trades Monday to
Friday (plus Saturday morning in the winter!). * Closed bank holidays, for an extended period at
Christmas and for two weeks in the summer – this is run as a lifestyle business.. * Husband works
full time, wife works a few hours a week.. * Net profit £23,000. * Five year secure lease from
June 2005. * Excellent reputation. * Asking price of £29,950 plus stock at valuation. * This
business is exclusively offered for sale by Transfer Sales Limited, an independent business broker
specialising in the sale of owner-managed businesses in Herts, Beds, Bucks and Northants.


DEAL ID: 3603
COMPANY NAME: AK25-C London-Jewellery Wholesaler
LOCATION: London
TURNOVER (£): 620000
COMPANY DESCRIPTION: This business was founded by the vendor more than 10 years ago
and has become a significant and ever present, wholesale cash & carry enterprise specialising in
Silver jewellery and a comprehensive selection of accessories, with a reputation for the quality and
variety of its products, value for money, service and reliability. The business enjoys a prime main
road central London location in one of the busiest areas for jewellery businesses and has become an
easily recognisable and well known enterprise in the jewellery business community, which is so
much a part of this area of London‟s trading businesses. The business‟s turnover benefits from this
prominent position among other successful and well known wholesalers and retailers and is
evidenced by the substantial volume of occasional and passing trade.


DEAL ID: 3604
COMPANY NAME: AL65-Derbyshire-Quality Auto Repair and                                        Service
Centre
LOCATION: All UK
TURNOVER (£): Not disclosed
COMPANY DESCRIPTION: First established on 1990 this business presents an excellent
opportunity to acquire an extremely busy business, operating from superb purpose built premises,
with easy access to the surrounding areas by an efficient motorway and road network. The fully
equipped workshops cover all aspects of maintaining cars and light commercial vehicles, including
class 4 MOT‟s for petrol and diesel vehicles offering clients a comprehensive service As
Diagnostic specialists, the garage has invested thousands of pounds in equipment and training to
ensure that they can solve fuel-injection and diagnostic problems for all the latest new cars.
Seventy percent of new cars sold this year have air conditioning systems fitted as standard, which
requires periodical servicing and maintenance in order to maintain its performance. The workshops
are fully equipped with the very latest state air conditioning servicing and recharge equipment and
the mechanics have undergone specialised training.


DEAL ID: 3608
COMPANY NAME: AM55-Nr Heathrow-Professional, Executive Private Hire
Company
LOCATION: All UK
TURNOVER (£): 500,000
COMPANY DESCRIPTION: This well established and professionally managed company was
founded a little over a year ago by the formation of three successful private hire companies and has
continued to grow at a pace, becoming a significant enterprise with an outstanding reputation for
the quality of its vehicles, flexibility of service and reliability; operating 24 hours a day, 365 days
of the year. The company‟s services include Business Class, Executive Class and MPV passenger
vehicles, Mini-Bus, Coaches and Limousines, combined with the operation of a comprehensive
Courier service. The Managing Director and staff have many years experience between them thus
understanding all aspects of the business and customer requirements.


DEAL ID: 3611
COMPANY NAME: CO43-Surrey-Health and Fitness Club
LOCATION: All UK
TURNOVER (£): 299,328
COMPANY DESCRIPTION: Established just two years ago and very cleverly converted from
premises originally earmarked as top quality office accommodation this business is ideally located
within a major shopping precinct in the centre of one of Surrey‟s busiest towns. As a result of
significant investment and the current Owner‟s foresight combined with his own experience of the
marketplace as a user of fitness facilities, this business has rapidly become the top health and
fitness club within its catchment area. Located across two floors, with a studio area of
approximately 900 square feet on the second floor and the gymnasium on the third floor of this
imposing building in the centre of the town, this is probably the lightest, brightest and airiest health
club one could visit – offering as it does excellent views across the town through very large, almost
full length windows, making „working out‟ that much more pleasant. Recently refurbished to a very
high standard, purpose built, low impact floors have been installed in the studio as has the latest
state of the art equipment in the gymnasium.


DEAL ID: 3612
COMPANY NAME: GP42-Surrey-niche travel agencies
LOCATION: All UK
TURNOVER (£): 8700000
COMPANY DESCRIPTION: Started from just one Central London location approximately twelve
years ago, and now with three outlets, all in prominent retail locations in some of the most up-
market areas of Surrey, this family owned business is perhaps one of the most successful,
independent, privately owned travel companies in the South East. ABTA, IATA and ATOL
registered, this business is also a member of Triton Consortium and deals with Clients at all levels -
from ordinary holidaymakers through to a large hospital account and various corporate accounts in
oil, computers and education on to many local businesses including a mining company, publishers,
jewellers, solicitors etc. As well as specialising in Holiday and Resort bookings, dealing with
corporate and individual requirements, this business has also established an excellent presence in
the music and dance as well as sports industries. Although with many of its Clients, price is not
necessarily the determining factor, this business is able to offer excellent value for money on
flights, hotels, car hire, insurance and packages from the complete range of travel service providers,
negotiating on behalf of its customers with tour operators large and small to secure the holiday that
most suits a Client‟s needs.
DEAL ID: 3615
COMPANY NAME: AO18-York-Quality Marquee/Event Equipment Hire
Company
LOCATION: All UK
TURNOVER (£): 550,000
COMPANY DESCRIPTION: First formed in 2003 by the current Owner this Company has seen its
profile, business and turnover rise exponentially over the last few years, where it is now in the
enviable situation of actually turning work down, ensuring it selects the most lucrative and
prestigious contracts. Each customer receives personal attention and advice on the type of
structure and specification that will best suit their requirements. A range of hire services are
offered, which includes marquees; generation, toilet facilities and other event hire equipment. By
working with one company for all contract needs, customers have peace of mind knowing that a
professional, reputable company will deliver the products on time as requested.        All work is
undertaken by uniformed professional staff that are employed by the company. For 2006 the range
of marquees offered has been expanded and can now accommodate any size show or event without
the need for subcontracting outside users. An enviable reputation has been achieved with a high
percentage of work coming from recommendations passed from existing customers to future
customers.


DEAL ID: 3617
COMPANY NAME: AM54-Berkshire-model used car specialist
LOCATION: All UK
TURNOVER (£): 800,000
COMPANY DESCRIPTION: This business was founded in 2000 by the Vendor after gaining
considerable experience in the automotive sales industry and has grown since to become a
significant enterprise with a reputation for the quality of its products, flexibility of service and
reliability. The business operates from a prime location in Berkshire with superb facilities and has
established itself as one of the region‟s leading used car dealerships and highly regarded as a
supplier of choice for one of the most versatile vehicles available for growing families and for those
requiring multiple use.     Many current customers have been loyal to the business since the
beginning of trading and this has been due in no small part to the business‟s competitive prices,
quality products, service and attention to detail. The business has always believed in the pursuit of
excellence, constantly reviewing and updating its service commitment and business facilities, for
example its considerable marketing effort illustrated clearly by the comprehensive and easy to
navigate website, ensuring that valued customers receive the very best service and ease of use when
selecting a car.


DEAL ID: 3618
COMPANY NAME: AC53-Central London-Latino Restaurant & Lounge Bar
LOCATION: All UK
TURNOVER (£): 25,000
COMPANY DESCRIPTION: This business was founded less than a year ago by the Vendor with a
generous combination of innovative insight and entrepreneurial spirit and has grown since in this
short time to become a significant enterprise with a reputation for the quality of its unique menu,
wine selection, stylish environment and the successful combination of Latino restaurant and lounge
bar and is the only one of its kind in the „Square Mile‟. This successful business offers customers
an opportunity to spend time enjoying a high quality lunch or evening meal in the Latino style,
from a comprehensive menu prepared to the highest standards by the restaurant‟s highly regarded
and well known Chef and accompanied by the highest quality wines from different continents
supplied by a small local importer. This business has at this time significant scope for growth and
an increase in revenues. This can be achieved for example by taking advantage of the current
volume of custom that is increasing at a rapid rate, having only had the surface of its potential
scratched. The business enjoys a prime high street location in a busy and most accessible part of
central London, adjacent to the City and close to several Tube stations and large international
corporate headquarters. The business‟s turnover benefits from its prominent position among other
successful and well known high street shops, department stores, banks and building societies and is
evidenced by the volume of growing return and new trade.


DEAL ID: 3619
COMPANY NAME: AL64-London-Automotive Mechanical & Body Repair
Centre
LOCATION: London
TURNOVER (£): 500,000
COMPANY DESCRIPTION: This business is an accident repair centre covering all of North West
London and nearby counties of Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Hertfordshire on behalf of
domestic customers and some of the UK‟s major insurance companies. Under current ownership
for more than forty years the vendor commenced business in a modest fashion, carrying out both
mechanical and body repairs. The company has steadily grown and while still offering mechanical
repair now primarily specialises in body repairs becoming trusted with insurance companies and
individual customers offering the best in vehicle accident repair provision. The purpose built body
shop has invested in the latest vehicle repair techniques and technologies including guaranteed
paintwork using a low-bake oven suitable to suit domestic vehicles and commercial vans. A fast
and efficient service is ensured to all those within the customer chain. Local collaboration is
undertaken for business re: MOT‟s & repairs. Approved by RBS, Churchill, NIG, Prudential,
Virgin, Tesco and other top insurance companies numbering 20 in total, the business encompasses
bodywork and mechanical servicing which is split respectively 80% bodywork and 20%
mechanical. The mechanical servicing is worth approximately 20% of all repeat business.


DEAL ID: 3620
COMPANY NAME: AB63-London-retailer of fashion brands
LOCATION: All UK
TURNOVER (£): 315,000
COMPANY DESCRIPTION: This business was founded in 1984 by the Vendor with a generous
combination of innovative insight and entrepreneurial spirit and has grown since to become a
significant enterprise with a reputation for the quality and variety of its products, brands, service
and reliability. The business occupies prominent high street premises with glazed frontage offering
high product visibility. The business retails most of the main fashion brands and an extensive
associated accessories to local customers and. The portfolio stretches across the spectrum of widely
known brands. It is significant that this business has made such success of retailing products across
the whole cost spectrum to those customers in the immediate locality. This success has been
achieved and continues in the face of significant competition from the large multiples. The stated
aim of this business is to provide simple, high quality, classic brands to complement the wearer‟s
personality, at excellent value for money and in every variety and size.
DEAL ID: 3621
COMPANY NAME: EH03-London-Water Cooler Provider
LOCATION: London
TURNOVER (£): 550,000
COMPANY DESCRIPTION: Established in 2000 this independent specialist plumbed and
uniquely filtered and sanitised water cooler business is well renowned and has traded successfully
building a rapid and enviable reputation for service over 6 years of trading. The Company
specialises in providing a professional water cooler installation and maintenance service to
corporate clients on a long-term contract and repeat basis, including many blue chip companies and
NHS Trusts. Great attention to detail is always given to the specific cost, safety and sanitary needs
of every project.     The extensive client list reflects the Company‟s main focus; to provide fresh
water solutions for organisations that places cost effectiveness and staff welfare at the heart of their
day to day operations and to reflect their commitment to integrity in their corporate responsibilities.
The Company has undertaken a wide range of implementations that range from small installations
to those much larger in scale. It has an established record within the educational, primary health
care and commercial sectors. The Company understands that honest and robust working
relationships at every stage of the installation and service process, from initial client presentation to
the management of all personnel involved. This Company has the skills to translate a client‟s
requirements into robust positive long term fresh drinking water solutions. The standard of the
service is always the ultimate, to ensure maximum possible benefit for the customer, community
and the environment at large.


DEAL ID: 3623
COMPANY NAME: GP41-North west-Leading Temperature Controlled
Couriers and Distributors
LOCATION: All UK
TURNOVER (£): 641,000
COMPANY DESCRIPTION: Serving the UK and Europe, this well-established delivery service
provides temperature controlled quick, reliable deliveries to a large base of commercial, retail and
industrial clientele and accounts. The business is highly regarded by its patrons who appreciate the
company‟s dependability, prompt on-time service and total dedication to customer satisfaction.
With lots of growth potential and an advantageous fast-growing area, this business is a prime
candidate for strategic positioning in the region. Founded by the current owner in 1998, this family
business has grown to become a highly professional, dynamic express delivery services provider,
supplying quality-driven overnight delivery and collection solutions throughout the region. The
business has been built on over 9 years of expertise, commitment to customers and good business
practice. Through organic growth, the business today comprises of seven company vehicles
backed by substantial investment in technology, vehicle fleet and employees. With long experience
in delivering logistics solutions, this successful business has the expertise and resources to provide
flexible delivery services, which meet the real needs of customers. The fact that all the vehicles are
capable of delivering and storing perishable products, and goods, means that this Company has
become the business of choice for many of its key customers.
DEAL ID: 3624
COMPANY NAME: AG52-Northamptonshire-Carpets, Vinyls, Laminates
Showroom
LOCATION: All UK
TURNOVER (£): 300,000
COMPANY DESCRIPTION: Established on outskirts of Northampton for eight years, with
hundreds of satisfied customers to date, the Business offers a friendly personal service. With a wide
experience of all types of flooring, regular customers include letting agents, contractors and middle
income members of public.           This business is a full-service Carpets, Vinyls and Laminates
specialist retailer that has established itself as an industry leader through exemplary customer care
and ethical business practices. The showroom features a comprehensive selection of samples,
including all of the carpets from the leading manufacturers, offering Carpets, Vinyls and Laminates
to meet the needs of any space. The business helps their customers co-ordinate their choices with
their existing décor, lifestyle needs and style preferences. Endorsed by the United Kingdom Carpet
Federation, its quality is assured, and it is a recommended retailer. Client visits are done on a
regular basis, ensuring that the company reacts proactively to changing market needs. Clients are
contacted after completion, and any problems are rectified quickly and effectively.


DEAL ID: 3625
COMPANY NAME: PrePack Only Retail Butcher 1373RM
LOCATION: The South East
TURNOVER (£): 420000
COMPANY DESCRIPTION: This is as an unusual and very profitable shop in Bedfordshire, Key
features are:-  Sells only retail pack meat.  Therefore requires only basic
butchery skills, easily learnt.  Net profit for working owner of more than £70,000.
 Closed Sundays.  Offered for sale for less than one year‟s profit!!! 
Asking price of just £40,000, leasehold, plus stock at valuation  This business is
exclusively offered for sale by Transfer Sales Limited, an            independent business broker
specialising in the sale of owner-managed businesses in Herts, Beds, Bucks and Northants


DEAL ID: 3633
COMPANY NAME: AF52-Carmarthenshire-Established and Popular High
Street Sweet Shop
LOCATION: All UK
TURNOVER (£): 200,000
COMPANY DESCRIPTION: This business retails an extensive collection of fine quality
confectionery numbering more than 180 lines in type and kind, varying from traditional confection
such as liquorice and aniseed to the very latest in novelty lines from a combination of Europe‟s
most famous and prolific brands. The enormous selection of products on offer by this well loved
community shop represents excellent value for money and has become a regular and popular
destination for tourists, lunch-time workers and significant passing trade. Established less than a
year ago the business has been under the current ownership and has built a rapid reputation as a
destination for those in the community, whether visiting or resident, with a sweet tooth and has also
built up an excellent reputation for one of the most extensive ranges of sweets and confections in
the area.
DEAL ID: 3634
COMPANY NAME: CQ44-Carmarthenshire-Trusted & Popular Tanning
Centre
LOCATION: All UK
TURNOVER (£): 50,000
COMPANY DESCRIPTION: This business offers an extensive menu of high quality tanning
alternatives ranging from short and long term sessions on a single visit basis, to club membership
and loyalty discounts on both vertical and horizontal sunbeds. This business has the latest sunbeds
and their Tanning Consultant is only too pleased to give advice on how to achieve the best looking
tan for customers by recommending which bed is suitable for any skin type. A wide ranging stock
of Tan Accelerators from well known brands is available in the centre, as well as a full range of
accessories. The centre‟s able staff are also able to recommend Self Tanning products. As well as
tanning services the business has developed a growing reputation for providing other popular
beauty treatments such as wrinkle reduction therapies from an experienced GP who consults at
booked appointments at the centre.


DEAL ID: 3635
COMPANY NAME: AH31-East Anglia-Picture Framing and Picture Sales
Gallery
LOCATION: All UK
TURNOVER (£): 154,000
COMPANY DESCRIPTION: Established in 1985 this picture framing and picture sales business
offers a specialised professional, experienced and friendly service, with a quality of product that is
outstanding. The business provides bespoke framing services and a wide selection of original
paintings and affordable contemporary art prints.        Superbly located in a town centre, in the
cultural heart of the city, this smartly presented business, through the skills of the current owners
has established an enviable reputation for the quality of its work. The bespoke service offered by
this business is tailored to meet the exacting requirements of the different types of artwork that it
deals with every year. Every artwork that enters this establishment is carefully considered to
ensure the look and feel of the piece is enhanced through the framing process. This business never
fails to find the ideal frame and consequently can boast an extensive, satisfied and loyal Client list.
This business offers the complete bespoke in-house framing service; all services are handled in-
house with exception of restoration work that is undertaken by recognised professionals.


DEAL ID: 3636
COMPANY NAME: AM59-Edinburgh-Car & Van Rental business
LOCATION: All UK
TURNOVER (£): Not disclosed
COMPANY DESCRIPTION: A locally based independent, with three car and van rental sites in
all, this business is offering this superb opportunity to acquire a car and van rental location with
excellent growth prospects, ideally positioned on a major thoroughfare into and out of Edinburgh.
Opened in 2001, specifically to help meet the self drive hire needs of the Edinburgh population, this
site has a number of new vehicles and a selection of new vans – all available in a variety of sizes
for long or short term rental. The stock of approximately 50 vans and cars is new and maintained to
the very highest standards. Offering a friendly, reliable service this business prides itself on its
reputation and the enviable high levels of customer satisfaction it provides. The cornerstones to the
success of this business have been its service, flexibility, speed, efficiency, convenience and value
for money. This business also prides itself on its professionalism and attention to the finer details.
Whether a customer is a long term multiple business user, or simply requires a vehicle for pleasure,
this business has an extensive selection readily available to meet every need. Not surprisingly this
business has built up a loyal customer base over the five years of its operation to date. Over 95% of
turnover comes from individual hire/drives with corporate accounts, represented by approximately
thirty trade customers, making up the balance. A very large proportion of individual hire/drives are
cash transactions.


DEAL ID: 3637
COMPANY NAME: GC30-Essex-Commercial Cleaning and Gum Removal
Specialists
LOCATION: All UK
TURNOVER (£): 1,300,000
COMPANY DESCRIPTION: Established in 1994 this independent specialist commercial cleaning
and gum removal business is well renowned and has traded successfully building an enviable
reputation for its services over 12 busy years of trading. The Company specialises in providing
professional cleaning services to clients such as large property developments, civic authorities,
schools and councils, providing services relating to all aspects of chewing gum removal and
graffiti. Great attention to detail is always given to the specific needs of every project.
Established for 12 years the business enjoys competition and sustains itself well with its high added
value service and competitive pricing. With such a comprehensive range of services on offer,
enormous bartering powers and unique access to its proprietary steam cleaning technology the
business has an enviable success record on gaining contracts that are often far superior and highly
desirable to competitors. The current list of services includes: • Chewing Gum and Combined
Street Washing •        Hot Water and Street Washing •        Graffiti Removal – Anti Graffiti
Coating •       Street Furniture and Litter Bin Cleaning • Car Park Cleaning – Single or Multi
Storey •        Highway Sign Cleaning •        Stairwell – Public Access Cleaning • Public
Convenience Deep Cleaning •            Bin Storage Area Cleaning • Refuse Chute Cleaning •
         Fly Poster Removal –Anti Fly Poster Removal •        Subway      Underpass     Cleaning    •
         Bus Shelter Cleaning •        Removal of Paint and Oil Spills •    Glazed            Canopy
Cleaning •      Structural Steelwork and Building Cladding •          High Level Access Cleaning •
         Building Exterior Steam Cleaning • Wheelie Bin Cleaning


DEAL ID: 3639
COMPANY NAME: CG17-Essex-Debt Management & Negotiation Franchise
LOCATION: All UK
TURNOVER (£): Not disclosed
COMPANY DESCRIPTION: This high profile business was founded in 2001 by the Vendor with a
combination of innovative insight and entrepreneurialism and has grown since to become a
significant enterprise with the benefit of membership of a brand with a countrywide reputation
among its industry peers and customers for the quality of its valuable service, honesty, sensitivity
and reliability. The business franchise is part of one of the largest and most experienced Debt
Management agencies in the UK and has over 60 years experience of dealing with UK customers‟
Debt Problems. The head office has over 80 office staff and over 100 advisors and considers this
back up resource is big enough to negotiate with any customer‟s creditors and through its network
of franchised businesses such as this one offered for sale, small enough to care. In line with the
service model, agents from the franchise business are part of the nation-wide team of fully trained
advisors who advise and discuss the business‟s debt management services in the comfort of a
customer‟s own home. This business does everything possible to enhance its excellent National
reputation and to develop commitment to customers' needs including: •          It doesn‟t rely on a
twenty-minute telephone call •        It believes in treating clients as friends •   It   understands
that a customer‟s debts are a major cause of worry and concern • It will do everything possible to
relieve a customer of the stress and pressure they are experiencing in a sensitive and discreet
manner


DEAL ID: 3640
COMPANY NAME: CP11-Fully Relocatable-Cosmetic Camouflage Cream
LOCATION: All UK
TURNOVER (£): Not disclosed
COMPANY DESCRIPTION: The sale of this business presents a rare opportunity to acquire an
extremely well organised and highly successful business, with the added benefit of owning the
generic trademark and brand name for this rapidly expanding and explosive growth sector. The
Business offers a range of products, which are natural, simple, and non-invasive, and drug free,
direct and indirect in a business to consumer sector. Its Cover Cream was first formulated in 1952.
It was an immediate success in the new field of remedial camouflage and for over 50 years, the
Company have been helping people with many different types of skin blemish to look good and
feel good. The Company still follow the original unique manufacturing process using pure and
simple raw materials, which make all its products effective and easy to use. Products are widely
recommended by GP‟s and pharmacies, hospital dermatology and skin clinics as well as leading
beauty salons and end users. The company has an excellent reputation in the industry, and the
purchaser would be able to build on that reputation. Already linked to a variety of national
companies, there is the potential of being able to develop links with other high-ranking
organisations


DEAL ID: 3641
COMPANY NAME: GE31-London-Installation of Door & Window Boards
LOCATION: London
TURNOVER (£): 160,000
COMPANY DESCRIPTION: Established in 1991, this highly successful company principally
supplies and installs emergency window and door boards to homes and properties that have been
victims of a burglary or break-in. At which time Police officers attending a scene would contact
this company as a means of providing a quick and efficient contingency service – the “boarding up”
until such time as the window or door can be properly glazed. A professional company, it employs
highly trained fitters who work to strict safety and quality guidelines. The services include
repairing broken windows, doors, table-tops, mirrors, patio doors, double glazed windows & doors,
glass roofs, shop fronts and conservatories. This business has been under the current ownership
since inception and has grown from strength to strength, offering flexibility in taking on work 24
hours a day, 365 days a year and has built its solid reputation among the local Constabulary as the
first choice for this sensitive service. The business prides itself on offering a very high level of
customer care and a first rate repair service to all clients and are able to offer a rapid response to
any emergency due to damage that has been done due to storms, vandalism, break-ins etc. This
service, quality and flexibility have been a key factor of this successful efficient and well-organised
business, which has gained a great deal of referral business from many satisfied customers.


DEAL ID: 3642
COMPANY NAME: AC56-London -Freehold Equestrian Centre
LOCATION: London
TURNOVER (£): Not disclosed
COMPANY DESCRIPTION: This popular and well established Equestrian Centre providing
livery, hacking and teaching, is located within easy reach of London and other regional town
centres, near to main rail & tube stations and is ideally positioned for easy access to one of
London‟s two key international airports. The centre is approached through a suburban area that
becomes rural very suddenly and leads to a private entrance and an extensive, open yard area to the
two houses with the commercial premises set back at the rear, the well maintained stable area with
mature apple orchard and the field and woodland away and beyond. The business has three main
commercial operations; equestrian, commercial and domestic.


DEAL ID: 3643
COMPANY            NAME:         AG54-London-Interior              Design       and     Furnishing
Consultants
LOCATION: London
TURNOVER (£): 490,000
COMPANY DESCRIPTION: This well known business is a highly successful, stylish furniture
store stocking a fantastic range of furnishings in an elegant setting and featuring everything to
furnish a home in style. The professional staff are on hand to inspire and assist customers in finding
the perfect combination of furnishings for any home, that are simply second to none. Dedicated in
maintaining a service to the highest possible standard and priding themselves in finding superb,
practical furnishings with design and quality a priority. With an impeccable reputation based on
many years of service and quality, the current inventory represents fashionable, unique Italian
products for the upper end furnishing market, which has resulted in the business securing many
loyal, repeat customers. The location also incorporates a separate design centre to assist clients.
The experienced interior design and furnishing consultants are on hand to help customers plan the
perfect room setting, making dreams, ideas and concepts a reality, assisting in choosing the right
furnishings, with a logical and practical approach to design, style and usage. With a long record of
sales and profitability, a new owner can achieve expansion with proper strategic planning. This is
an outstanding opportunity for a right buyer or an established firm.


DEAL ID: 3644
COMPANY NAME: Interflora Florist / 1358/jmh
LOCATION: The West Midlands
TURNOVER (£): Not disclosed
COMPANY DESCRIPTION: This Interflora outlet is situated in an excellent City Centre Shopping
Mall with projected sales of £120k. The business benefits from an agreement to site a mobile unit
with huge footfall and no extra cost. This business offers huge potential. Monday- Saturday 9am-
6pm Sunday 11am- 5pm
DEAL ID: 3645
COMPANY NAME: CE89-London-Medical Recruitment Agency
LOCATION: London
TURNOVER (£): 600,000
COMPANY DESCRIPTION: This is a rare opportunity to acquire one of 35, remaining PASA
National Framework Approved Agencies with a sister company focused on the private sector.
With the current trend within the medical Locum market it is essential for anyone wishing to supply
locum staff to the NHS to be a Framework Holder. With NHS cut backs on full time staff and
Department of Health restrictions on the maximum hours doctors can work a week, hospitals
increasingly have to go to locum agencies to fill in vacancies and shifts that they are unable to fill
or cover internally. Drs R Us, National Framework holder focuses it's main business within the
National Health Service. While MediCheck UK works primarily within the private sector both
having future potential to grow within the primary trusts and private healthcare sector. Established
in 2000, this business has grown organically to become a successful independent, locum
recruitment company. That provides a comprehensive and focused recruitment service within the
medical sector, operating on both a contract and temporary basis.


DEAL ID: 3646
COMPANY NAME: AC55-North Lincolnshire-Prestigious Four Star Guest
House
LOCATION: All UK
TURNOVER (£): Not disclosed
COMPANY DESCRIPTION: Earning an impeccable reputation over the past 3 years for its clean
comfortable accommodation, quick personalized service, friendly helpful staff, and warm inviting
atmosphere. In this advantageous location, the guesthouse with its convenient hours and
reasonable yet competitive prices maintains an extensive base of upscale repeat clientele, while
continuing to attract new clients. The guesthouse offers quality bed and breakfast accommodation
at affordable rates. Situated within easy reach of the town centre, close to many tourist attractions
and local amenities, makes it perfect for a weekend break. Ideal for business executives flying
from the nearby airport or commuting to the many adjacent towns and cities. For tourists on
holiday the guesthouse is located close to many of the areas main attractions making it an ideal
base. The bustling centre of the town is based around the Market Place, Fountain Court and High
Street areas. There are many businesses and shops, including gift and clothes shops, a bank, estate
agents, cafes, some pub's, bakers, local newspaper offices, a supermarket, butchers, florists,
beauticians and Town Society's Heritage Centre in the Mechanics Institute building. Refurbished
in 2003, all rooms boast en-suite bathrooms with showers. Tea and coffee facilities are available in
the rooms and colour televisions are standard.


DEAL ID: 3648
COMPANY NAME: AM58-South Midlands-Car & Van Transporter Delivery
LOCATION: All UK
TURNOVER (£): 830,000
COMPANY DESCRIPTION: This well-established company has been delivering and collecting
vehicles for many years, specialising in Car & Van Transporter Delivery for vehicle rental and
auction companies, together with main dealerships, delivering a vital link in the supply chain. The
company has earned a reputation for its expertise in the industry, on-time deliveries, high safety
standards, efficient, well-maintained vehicles, skilled experienced drivers and professional attitude.
The business is licensed for 20 vehicles and is currently running between 7 - 8 very successfully.
All transporters have a full operators licence and have extensive goods in transit insurance and
public liability insurance. This full service enterprise maintains an extensive base of long standing,
satisfied repeat accounts that appreciate prompt service and expert vehicle transportation. A highly
regarded, well established firm such as this one doesn't come along every day! This company is an
ideal investment, with good profit margins and a recognised name in the industry. A constantly
growing base of satisfied repeat accounts and clientele, as well as new referrals and customers have
allowed this establishment to provide them a strong proven record of dependability and quality
service.


DEAL ID: 3649
COMPANY NAME: AM57-South West Coastal Town -Motorcycle Importer,
Retailer and Service Cen
LOCATION: All UK
TURNOVER (£): 375,000
COMPANY DESCRIPTION: This profitable and successful company has been established for a
number of years and became a limited company in 2003. The business provides service facilities
for all kinds of road and off road motorbikes and is a licensed MOT centre. The reception area
doubles as a retail shop and carries a broad range of motorcycle accessories including helmets and
clothing which contribute circa twenty five per cent of the annul turnover of the business. Brands
include; Clothing, Akito, Motrax, Raven Helmets, CMS, Lazer, FM, MDS, Nitro and KBC It was
formed to meet the growing local demand for new and used motorcycles and off road bikes. It
quickly became apparent that there was an excellent opportunity to gain a market edge by
importing high quality used machinery direct from Japan and to also source rare collectors items
for re selling on the UK market.


DEAL ID: 3650
COMPANY NAME: IK108-Southern Spain-Quality Fitted Kitchens and Bedrooms
LOCATION: All UK
TURNOVER (£): 2,684,175
COMPANY DESCRIPTION: This is a very design oriented business, operating from stunning,
ultra modern showrooms that would not be out of place in any of the most fashionable areas of
London and specialises in creating for its customers, highly functional, modern, technical and
elegant kitchens and bedrooms. Operating at the top end of the market with exclusive distribution
agreements with the top manufacturers in the UK this business is able to supply most of the leading
brand names. This successful company has been established since 1999 when the vendor observed
a gap in the market and formed the company to supply quality fitted kitchens and bedrooms to the
ex-pat population. With the vendors many years of experience and the trade connections gained
during previous trading in the UK, the company has traded profitably from day one. In 2003, the
company expanded and now retails from three prominent locations, shortly to be four. This is very
much a full service business with high levels of customer service an intrinsic part of the offering
being able to communicate in English and Spanish. Every enquiry is treated with care and
professionalism and customers taking advantage of the free design and estimating service enjoy the
highest level of presentation for their design concepts.
DEAL ID: 3654
COMPANY NAME: GC29-W London-Contract Cleaning & Maintenance
Company
LOCATION: All UK
TURNOVER (£): 280,000
COMPANY DESCRIPTION: This is a well-established dynamic company that offers a
comprehensive yet flexible range of quality cleaning and hygiene services for commercial and
industrial buildings including grounds maintenance and landscaping. The business operates from a
prime location in West London and has established itself as one of the region‟s leading commercial
cleaning and maintenance companies. Many current customers have been loyal to the business
since the very beginning and this has been due in no small part to the business‟s competitive
pricing, first class service and attention to detail. The business has always believed in the pursuit of
excellence, installing new technology, constantly reviewing and updating its service commitment
and its methods of business, ensuring that valued customers receive the very best service and
quality of product. The business has shown itself to be resilient in the face of competitive and
economic forces and has maintained strong and incremental growth over its 21 years of trading.
The business is further supported by exemplary relations with key suppliers who have helped to
ensure that whatever the requirement, service and availability is never compromised and that
customers are, as a result never let down. This commitment to trade relationships has underpinned
this business‟s abilities in service quality and sustained business growth. No small part in the ability
of this business to grow and sustain its profitability is due to the quality of its people. The business
has a strong commitment to the development and welfare of its staff; which has contributed,
alongside investment in client service, to the excellent profitability of the business and its current
position as it is poised to exploit expected and significant new growth in turnover.


DEAL ID: 3659
COMPANY NAME: ER08-Buckinghamshire Renowned Distributor of Janitorial, PPE &
Abrasives Co
LOCATION: All UK
TURNOVER (£): 470,000
COMPANY DESCRIPTION: This business was founded in 1982 by the Vendor‟s family and has
been in current management/ownership since 1989 and has grown since to become a significant and
well respected enterprise with a reputation for the quality of its products, flexibility of service and
reliability. The business operates from a prime location in Buckinghamshire and has established
itself as one of the region‟s leading independent supplier of janitorial & hygiene, personal
protection equipment (PPE) and abrasives products distributed to the industrial and commercial
marketplace. Many current customers have been loyal to the business since the very beginning and
this has been due in no small part to the business‟s competitive prices, quality products, first class
service and attention to detail.


DEAL ID: 3665
COMPANY NAME: GK70-Leicestershire Premium interior design
LOCATION: All UK
TURNOVER (£): 350,000
COMPANY DESCRIPTION: This regionally recognised and successful business was founded in
1996 by the Vendor with a generous combination of innovative insight and entrepreneurial spirit
and has grown since to become a significant local enterprise with a regional reputation for the
quality and variety of its consulting expertise, products, brands, service and reliability. The
business provides a consulting service that can include a whole house interior or a may simply be
the sale of a single piece of furniture, accessory or a set of curtains. The business enjoys a prime
central location in one of the most beautiful and busy areas of the Leicestershire and benefits from
its unique offering in providing a full consulting service to customers, beginning with initial free
consultation through to the final implementation of a design solution. Of course this business also
supplies from its premium range of products; furniture and accessories, built to exacting standards
and a firm favourite with the area‟s discerning, and wealthy clientele.


DEAL ID: 3667
COMPANY NAME: IT25-Weston Spermare Engineering & Fabrication
Contractors
LOCATION: All UK
TURNOVER (£): 150,000
COMPANY DESCRIPTION: Successfully run by our clients since 1991, this is a well-managed,
profitable company with a well-established and stable client base. It enjoys an excellent local
reputation for quality of product and reliability. This has set it aside from the competition and
allowed it to maintain good levels of profitability through repeat business. The business provides
its services to the Building, Construction and Aerospace industries, with many of its customers
being Blue Chip Companies. Falling between “light” and “heavy” engineering they provide a
design, manufacture and installation service to their client base. Their products range from
Corporate Signage, Balustrading to Fire Escapes, Lift shafts and Secondary Flooring. Uniquely,
one of the partners would like to stay with the business for an agreed period in a sales and
marketing capacity.


DEAL ID: 3668
COMPANY NAME: AC53-Latino Restaurant & Lounge Bar
LOCATION: London
TURNOVER (£): Not disclosed
COMPANY DESCRIPTION: This business was founded less than a year ago by the Vendor with a
generous combination of innovative insight and entrepreneurial spirit and has grown since in this
short time to become a significant enterprise with a reputation for the quality of its unique menu,
wine selection, stylish environment and the successful combination of Latino restaurant and lounge
bar and is the only one of its kind in the „Square Mile‟. This successful business offers customers
an opportunity to spend time enjoying a high quality lunch or evening meal in the Latino style,
from a comprehensive menu prepared to the highest standards by the restaurant‟s highly regarded
and well known Chef and accompanied by the highest quality wines from different continents
supplied by a small local importer. This business has at this time significant scope for growth and
an increase in revenues. This can be achieved for example by taking advantage of the current
volume of custom that is increasing at a rapid rate, having only had the surface of its potential
scratched. The business enjoys a prime high street location in a busy and most accessible part of
central London, adjacent to the City and close to several Tube stations and large international
corporate headquarters. The business‟s turnover benefits from its prominent position among other
successful and well known high street shops, department stores, banks and building societies and is
evidenced by the volume of growing return and new trade.


DEAL ID: 3669
COMPANY NAME: AC54-Dunstable Blue Rock Cafe
LOCATION: All UK
TURNOVER (£): Not disclosed
COMPANY DESCRIPTION: Fully renovated but not yet trading, the business is a Wine Bar and
Club that provides the service to sell food and alcohol under licence, and is now ready to be fully
operational. Classy and stylish the wine bar/club is located on the High Street in the centre of
Dunstable with plenty of high visibility, there isn‟t another bar like this in the surrounding area.
Incorporated some three years ago, the existing owners purchased the business in October 2005,
still a bit of a secret at present, this is just what the locality has been waiting for. Very central and
very easy to find, bang in the city centre, it offers the ideal environment for relaxed socialising and
drinking. The wine bar/club has undergone a refit to provide a funky, chic, contemporary place.
Ambient lighting offers intimacy to customers, the seating is well spread out and relaxed and there
is plenty of standing room as well for enjoying drinks from the bar. People seem to want to drink
more and current lifestyles and plenty of free time means more leisure associated activities. The
current owners are expert in this line of business and have installed up-to-date accounting and
revenue technology through sophisticated till hardware and software systems.


DEAL ID: 3670
COMPANY NAME: AC55-North Lincolnshire 4 * Guest House
LOCATION: All UK
TURNOVER (£): Not disclosed
COMPANY DESCRIPTION: Earning an impeccable reputation over the past 3 years for its clean
comfortable accommodation, quick personalized service, friendly helpful staff, and warm inviting
atmosphere. In this advantageous location, the guesthouse with its convenient hours and
reasonable yet competitive prices maintains an extensive base of upscale repeat clientele, while
continuing to attract new clients. The guesthouse offers quality bed and breakfast accommodation
at affordable rates. Situated within easy reach of the town centre, close to many tourist attractions
and local amenities, makes it perfect for a weekend break. Ideal for business executives flying
from the nearby airport or commuting to the many adjacent towns and cities. For tourists on
holiday the guesthouse is located close to many of the areas main attractions making it an ideal
base. The bustling centre of the town is based around the Market Place, Fountain Court and High
Street areas. There are many businesses and shops, including gift and clothes shops, a bank, estate
agents, cafes, some pub's, bakers, local newspaper offices, a supermarket, butchers, florists,
beauticians and Town Society's Heritage Centre in the Mechanics Institute building.


DEAL ID: 3671
COMPANY NAME: AC56-London Freehold Equestrian Centre
LOCATION: London
TURNOVER (£): Not disclosed
COMPANY DESCRIPTION: This popular and well established Equestrian Centre providing
livery, hacking and teaching, is located within easy reach of London and other regional town
centres, near to main rail & tube stations and is ideally positioned for easy access to one of
London‟s two key international airports. The centre is approached through a suburban area that
becomes rural very suddenly and leads to a private entrance and an extensive, open yard area to the
two houses with the commercial premises set back at the rear, the well maintained stable area with
mature apple orchard and the field and woodland away and beyond. The business has three main
commercial operations; equestrian, commercial and domestic. Equestrian Set in an urban area in
London the site is a countryside oasis of outstanding natural beauty (including areas for
development along specified development designations), the centre extends to some 9 acres,
encompassing woodland, open fields, tracks and gallops, where horses are grazed and some lessons
take place. The complex includes stables, commercial premises, one 3 bedroom house and 3
bedroom bungalow with stable blocks. It also has an enclosed mews courtyard with barn and leased
commercial premises, all with lovely views toward the London skyline. The onsite parkland
hacking has outstanding views, coupled with the extensive bridleways close by; this combination in
close proximity to London makes this an opportunity for equestrian facilities that is hard to beat.


DEAL ID: 3673
COMPANY NAME: AC58-East Anglia Italian Restaurant
LOCATION: All UK
TURNOVER (£): Not disclosed
COMPANY DESCRIPTION: This family-run traditional Italian restaurant has been a favourite
amongst locals who love authentic Italian cuisine for the past twenty years. The licensed premises
are well situated on a main town high street, and offer the visitor a fine, relaxed and friendly
atmosphere in which to dine. The restaurant has built itself an impeccable reputation for good
service, fine wines and wholesome traditional Italian cuisine, utilising fresh ingredients That are
cooked to order on site, creating genuinely excellent fare at unrivalled value for money. From first
glimpse at the extensive menu and wine list, it is evident that the regular clients are passionate
lovers of fine food and wine. Clients are greeted by charismatic and relaxed waiting staff who make
dining at this special culinary very memorable. Ideally situated and close to all transport amenities,
the restaurant‟s air-conditioned and comfortable furnishings provide unrivalled dining pleasure for
the connoisseur. The restaurant‟s modern kitchen enables the provision of consistently excellent
quality food at competitive prices in comfortable surroundings.


DEAL ID: 3678
COMPANY NAME: JH09-Suffolk Specialist Plastics Moulding Company
LOCATION: All UK
TURNOVER (£): 200,000
COMPANY DESCRIPTION: This business was founded in 1979 by the Vendors and has grown
organically and over these many years to become a significant enterprise with an enviable
reputation among its customers from almost every conceivable industry, for the quality of its
products and service, honesty and reliability. The business specialises in offering a full range of
plastic injection moulding services from design and mould making to injection moulding and
assembly, as well as machining if required and the provision of custom made components and
assemblies for low and medium volume applications. The main reason the business can do this
economically is that all of its processes share one key advantage, low cost tooling. When packaged
together this business‟s processes represent a single source for all customers‟ moulded plastic
products requirements. The business‟s processes compliment one another in that numerous
markets serviced require typically low to medium volume applications where often a single
customer will draw solutions from one product solution to the next. The business‟s appeal to low
and medium volume applications is obvious, all production processes offer low cost tooling when
compared to alternatives like injection and blow moulding. Low tooling cost means that low and
medium volume OEMs can more readily amortise tooling cost across their production volumes.
The business has invested in technology and systems that produce in accordance with all European
and UK quality standards.


TECHNOLOGY

DEAL ID: 3677
COMPANY NAME: JI03-Hampshire Design, Manufacture & Supply of
Vertical Panel Saws
LOCATION: All UK
TURNOVER (£): 285,000
COMPANY DESCRIPTION: This nationally recognised and successful business was founded in
2002 by the Vendor with a generous combination of innovative insight and entrepreneurial spirit
and has grown since to become a significant enterprise with a national and growing international
reputation for the quality and variety of its products, engineering expertise, brands, service and
reliability. This is a specialist company with 4 years experience in designing, manufacturing (by
sub-contractors) and supplying economical vertical panel saws suitable for cutting sheet timber
and other sheet materials including Acrylic and Aluminium. It also offers other affordable
woodworking machinery such as belt sanding machines. It is important to consider that a
significant Intellectual Property component is included in the sale of this business. The Company
has a growing list of high profile users as customers, including household names in both the private
and public sector.


DEAL ID: 3626
COMPANY NAME: Sign Maker 1374RM
LOCATION: The South East
TURNOVER (£): 54551
COMPANY DESCRIPTION: Can be run from home, or from a small workshop anywhere in
Bedfordshire. Key features are:- * Makes bespoke signs for commercial and industrial clients. *
Requires the skills of an average DIY enthusiast. * Net profit of over £33,000. * Owner works
limited hours, Monday to Friday only * All equipment and a handover/training period included. *
Asking price of just £30,000. * This business is exclusively offered for sale by Transfer Sales
Limited, an independent business broker specialising in the sale of owner-managed businesses in
Herts, Beds, Bucks and Northants


DEAL ID: 3628
COMPANY NAME: Af43-Dorset Wholesaler of Chilled and Frozen Foods
LOCATION: All UK
TURNOVER (£): 1,600,000
COMPANY DESCRIPTION: The business has been established for ten years and specialises in
wholesaling frozen, chilled and ambient temperature food to the catering industry. They have
established relationships with circa fifty key food manufacturers across the UK and Europe. All
goods whether it be a single pallet or container loads of produce from France pass through the
companies premises which allows them to maintain quality standards and accurately track delivery
times. Eighty per cent of the foodstuffs they supply are frozen. The business therefore has a two
freezer rooms, a cold store, a dry store and a warehouse. Location. The business is located in the
South West and services a broad range of clients in the area covering Portsmouth, Exeter, Bristol
and Bath.


DEAL ID: 3610
COMPANY NAME: CV15-North West-Media and Communications Group
LOCATION: All UK
TURNOVER (£): 581,513
COMPANY DESCRIPTION: The sale of this business presents a rare opportunity to acquire an
extremely well organised and highly successful business, which has the added benefit of being able
to take advantage of the shifts and trends within the industry that would enable this Company to
grow exponentially. First formed in 1999, this Company offers a scope of works that has seen it
establish a second to none reputation within the industry and become the preferred supplier to an
extremely impressive client profile. The Company has the enviable status of being the industry‟s
oldest established private company in the UK. Success factors have been based on the skills to
recognise the advancements in technology that will benefit its clients, growth is based on a first
class client satisfaction. The Company promises to deliver the highest quality products and service,
priding themselves on offering clients creative solutions and inspiration for their projects, be it a
movie, DVD or a 30-second commercial. A comprehensive media library is held, which enables
client immediate access to their projects, whether it is for redistribution or otherwise.

				
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