BUSINESSES FOR SALE by yaoyufang

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									              BUSINESSES FOR SALE
       FOR 1 MONTH TO END OF AUGUST 2004
CONSTRUCTION

COMPANY NAME: Tower Crane Hire Company
DEAL ID: 2423
LOCATION: The East Midlands
TURNOVER (£):600,000
COMPANY DESCRIPTION: This business has traded profitably for over 20 years. Blue
chip customer base and modern hire fleet valued at approximatly £1.4M


MANUFACTURING

COMPANY NAME: Pizza Takeaway/1221
DEAL ID: 2411
LOCATION: The West Midlands
TURNOVER (£):Not disclosed
COMPANY DESCRIPTION: Part of a growing franchise operation, this recently fitted-
out Pizza & Chicken eat-in and takeaway shop comes with a wealth of equipment,
including 3 flat-screen order positions. There is seating for 18. A must-view
business.

COMPANY NAME: Cafe/1249
DEAL ID: 2432
LOCATION: The Midlands
TURNOVER (£):Not disclosed
COMPANY DESCRIPTION: Excellently presented, traditional cafe serving a growing
industrial and commercial trading estate. Spacious kitchen and store rooms with
huge scope for outside catering and extension of opening hours. Pine tables and
chairs - 28 covers.

COMPANY NAME: Embroidery, Printing and Design Company
DEAL ID: 2437
LOCATION: The North East
TURNOVER (£):Not disclosed
COMPANY DESCRIPTION: Embroidery, Printing and Design Company Ref. no: JF05
Location Cambridgeshire Asking price £30,000 This specialist company is a first class
embroidery and printing service, working in a niche market using the latest in
printing and embroidery technology. This business was established two years ago
and is a friendly and personal operation, using quality materials to ensure products
look good for as long as possible. Innovative and creative this business strives to
produce the best quality products and has the ability to create top quality designs for
today's market, while giving customers a unique four hour turn around service if
required. Using up to date hardware to meet all customer demands, the owner can
accommodate that creative flair for those who wish for a unique and original logo or
to create their own design. The core business is centred upon digitised embroidery
and printing enabling a speedy service, flexibility and specialist personal design. As
fashion has evolved embroidery has undergone a transformation, it is still a highly
specialised skill, but is now more commonly reproduced by high specification
embroidery machinery, with images scanned onto items and then transformed into
embroidery patterns.
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COMPANY NAME: ESTABLISHED GLAZING AND ASSOCIATED SERVICES
DEAL ID: 2433
LOCATION: The South East
TURNOVER (£):2,000,000
COMPANY DESCRIPTION: This successful business has been established for 15 years,
and was originally setup as a glazing contractor to service both the domestic and
commercial sectors. Through the years, the business has developed a widespread
reputation and offers a range of services to major developers, smaller builders,
“blue-chip” companies and the general public. A substantial part of the turnover
comes from national building companies, and the business’s £ 2 million per annum
turnover is achieved without any marketing exposure. The business’s excellent
flexibility enables it to offer a service specifically tailored to its client’s needs,
enhanced by its use of different products including PVCu, timber and aluminum. This
has resulted in a loyal and ever-increasing client base. The service offered to major
developers is all encompassing and unique geographically. The business has invested
in custom-built computer software that provides excellent assurance to its major
clients by enabling them to track deliveries, damages during transportation to site,
team fitting, returns, outstanding items and infinite remedial visits reports. Since
moving to new premises in 2000, the business has provided an unrivalled service by
offering clients storage for their own products, recording stock movements via the
bespoke software system, tracking deliveries to the site and the fitting the required
product. This facility results in a reduction of breakages and misappropriation of
goods, and is a service that meets the ever-increasing demands of clients.

COMPANY NAME: Specialist Generator Hire, Sales and Service Company
DEAL ID: 2438
LOCATION: Scotland
TURNOVER (£):Not disclosed
COMPANY DESCRIPTION: 1. Specialist Generator Hire, Sales and Service Company
Ref No: CV03 Location Central Scotland Asking price £1.2 Million This established
generator hire specialist provides a comprehensive service, the hire of equipment
from their extensive fleet, sales and maintenance of in-house generators, fuel
management and 24-hour emergency back-up service. Privately owned and still run
by the people who set it up, it is a dynamic and forward-thinking company that
employs a well-trained and experienced work force. From their excellent
geographical location the company provides extensive coverage and are able to
respond to customers' changing needs. The wide-ranging hire fleet comprises of
generators provides temporary power requirements to accommodate powering site
cabins to providing mains failure back-up.         The business fuel storage fleet has
grown dramatically in direct response to increased demand from customers for safe
fuel storage facilities, and are popular on-site for their versatility and robust design.

COMPANY NAME: M.O.T. & Repair Garage/1245
DEAL ID: 2425
LOCATION: The West Midlands
TURNOVER (£):Not disclosed
COMPANY DESCRIPTION: Well-situated in very large residential area, this 3-bay
workshop of some 1400 sq ft comes complete with 4-post, 3000kg vehicle lift and a
2500kg, 2-post vehicle lift. The third bay comprises the rolling road. M.O.T. Licence
is Class 4 only.




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COMPANY NAME: Car Salvage & Repair Garage/1246
DEAL ID: 2426
LOCATION: The West Midlands
TURNOVER (£):Not disclosed
COMPANY DESCRIPTION: Involved in the purchasing and re-sale of insurance write-
offs with the excellent spin-off of offering a full repair facility. Excellent 2-bay (8500
sq ft) premises. New lease available with terms to be negotiated. NB. This may also
be available freehold.

PUBLIC SECTOR

COMPANY NAME: Nursing and Care Staff Agency
DEAL ID: 2434
LOCATION: The South East
TURNOVER (£):1300000
COMPANY DESCRIPTION: This business provides trained and experienced nurses and
care staff in Northamptonshire. Key features are: * Clients include NHS, Social
Services and Nursing Homes. * Staff pool of Registered Nurses and care staff. *
Excellent reputation, and very successfully inspected in July 2004. * Small office,
and can be relocated. * Turnover £1.3 million giving net profit of £99,000. *
Balance Sheet net assets of £131,000 included in the sale. * Three office staff plus
approximately 75 nurses and carers. * Excellent standalone business or first class
acquisition. * Asking price of £350,000 for 100% of the share capital.

SERVICES

COMPANY NAME: CLEANING CONTRACTOR (01AUW)
DEAL ID: 2429
LOCATION: The South East
TURNOVER (£):161,000
COMPANY DESCRIPTION: T/o £161k per annum: £50+k aNP, average invoice £300.
Mainly post tenancy cleans for estate agents. Managed - can be home-based.

COMPANY NAME: Show & Racing Pigeon - Corn & Seed Merchant/1223
DEAL ID: 2410
LOCATION: The West Midlands
TURNOVER (£):Not disclosed
COMPANY DESCRIPTION: Specialising in feeds and supplements for Racing and Show
pigeons. Exclusive distribution for Versele Laga products. Excellent warehouse with
large, enclosed concrete yard with various pigeon lofts. Very well appointed.

COMPANY NAME: Hardware Distributor/1218
DEAL ID: 2412
LOCATION: The West Midlands
TURNOVER (£):Not disclosed
COMPANY DESCRIPTION: Established in 1992 and selling a full range of ironmongery
and fixings for the window trade, excluding glass and profiles. All deliveries made in
own vehicle within 30-40 miles of depot. Excellent management.




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COMPANY NAME: National Franchise Operation/1216
DEAL ID: 2413
LOCATION: All UK
TURNOVER (£):Not disclosed
COMPANY DESCRIPTION: Operating throughout the UK with a unique product and
system. Huge growth potential with 33 franchises currently trading. Extremely well
set-up business with excellent systems and agreements.

COMPANY NAME: Hotel Visitors Guides/1215
DEAL ID: 2414
LOCATION: All UK
TURNOVER (£):Not disclosed
COMPANY DESCRIPTION: Publishers of visitors guides showing local amenities,
restaurants, clubs, etc. and offered to Hotels and Universities, free of charge. This
business offers huge potential for growth. Professionaly produced business plan.

COMPANY NAME: Ironing Facility & Laundry & Dry Cleaning Agency/1214
DEAL ID: 2415
LOCATION: The Midlands
TURNOVER (£):Not disclosed
COMPANY DESCRIPTION: Local ironing service which also acts as an agent for full
dry cleaning and laundry service. Excellently run business located in lovely
Worcestershire town.

COMPANY NAME: Pet Shop/1209
DEAL ID: 2416
LOCATION: The Midlands
TURNOVER (£):The Midlands
COMPANY DESCRIPTION: Excellent town-centre lock-up shop which has been
established some 27 years. There is huge scope for expansion, as the current owner
does not sell live animals (subject to licence). Genuine retirement sale - not fully
exploited.

COMPANY NAME: Beauty & Tanning Salon/1208
DEAL ID: 2417
LOCATION: The West Midlands
TURNOVER (£):Not disclosed
COMPANY DESCRIPTION: Exceptionally well fitted-out having 2 excellent beauty
rooms, 2 vertical tanning cubicles located in well appointed changing areas.
Tastefully decorated throughout.

COMPANY NAME: Contract Cleaning Company/1207
DEAL ID: 2418
LOCATION: The West Midlands
TURNOVER (£):Not disclosed
COMPANY DESCRIPTION: Exceptional business with sales of £634,000 last year, with
projected increase of 20% for current year. Good management structure in place.
Widespread contracts from small companies to local authorities.




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COMPANY NAME: Retailer of Workwear Clothing/1206
DEAL ID: 2419
LOCATION: The Midlands
TURNOVER (£):Not disclosed
COMPANY DESCRIPTION: Supplying a wide range of workwear clothing and
associated items to many different trades, both industrial and commercial. Genuine
reason for sale. Established for over 15 years.

COMPANY NAME: Master Franchisor/1205
DEAL ID: 2420
LOCATION: All UK
TURNOVER (£):Not disclosed
COMPANY DESCRIPTION: UK Master Franchisor primarily handling healthy
refreshments for world-wide company, which has been franchising since 1987 and
available in 85 countries. Huge potential.

COMPANY NAME: Convenience Store/1204
DEAL ID: 2421
LOCATION: The West Midlands
TURNOVER (£):Not disclosed
COMPANY DESCRIPTION: Very well fitted-out store selling general groceries, news
and magazines, cards, etc. and licensed for alcohol. 1,200 sq ft of sales area with
useful size storeroom. No news rounds. Good owners. 2-bed flat.

COMPANY NAME: Hair Salon/1203
DEAL ID: 2422
LOCATION: The West Midlands
TURNOVER (£):Not disclosed
COMPANY DESCRIPTION: Well established, 90% ladies salon, made available due to
retirement. Well equipped with 9 styling chairs, 2 back-wash units, reception area,
beauty treatment room and separate styling room

COMPANY NAME: Tanning, Toning & Beauty Salon/1226
DEAL ID: 2409
LOCATION: The West Midlands
TURNOVER (£):Not disclosed
COMPANY DESCRIPTION: Probably one of the very best tanning & beauty salons in
the area, comprising of 4 vertical cubicles, 3 sun-beds, toning table, hydro-
massager, air-brush tanning and much, much more. No Sunday trading. Excellent
position.




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COMPANY NAME: Golf & Leisure Centre
DEAL ID: 2435
LOCATION: The North East
TURNOVER (£):570,000
COMPANY DESCRIPTION: Golf & Leisure Centre Offering an 18 hole Golf Course,
Competition Fishing Lake and newly built Clubhouse. Ref. no :CO19 Location
Cambridgeshire Asking price £2,000,000 This excellent 18 hole golf course and
floodlit driving range was established in 1995, and prides itself on the magnificent
well-manicured course it offers golfers of all ages and abilities. Set in an affluent
area with a high population growth, the golf course is ideally located to benefit from
the wealthy neighbourhood and strong tourist population.       The business offers its
clients larger than average greens and tees, which are maintained in excellent
condition by the current owner, as well as a competition fishing lake, snooker
facilities and high quality food and entertainment in the newly built clubhouse. This
18-hole course has a par of 70 and a length of around 6,300 yards and is a challenge
for even the most talented of golfers. This golf club is one of the few in the country
able to offer golf for 52 weeks of the year, never having to utilise temporary greens
or tees, even in the wettest of weather. Since its opening 9 years ago the business
has offered an unrivalled quality of lifestyle and living for both the seasoned
professional and the beginner golfer. The clubhouse and undercover floodlit driving
range are open all day, everyday with a resident golf professional on hand for
friendly advice.

COMPANY NAME: Hair Salon/1248
DEAL ID: 2428
LOCATION: The Midlands
TURNOVER (£):Not disclosed
COMPANY DESCRIPTION: Situated in the picturesque village of Alvechurch, this well-
established business has 6 styling chairs and 2 backwash areas. There is a modern,
wood-effect floor with waiting area and reception desk.

COMPANY NAME: Tanning & Nail Salon/1227
DEAL ID: 2408
LOCATION: The West Midlands
TURNOVER (£):Not disclosed
COMPANY DESCRIPTION: Very well fitted out with 4 vertical Tansun tanning cubicles,
nail bar and reception area. Modern wood-effect flooring throughout. All fully air-
conditioned. Other business interests forces sale.

COMPANY NAME: Country Pub & Restaurant
DEAL ID: 2430
LOCATION: The North East
TURNOVER (£):3,500 pw
COMPANY DESCRIPTION: t/o £3,500pw, 60 cover restaurant + bar covers, 3 letting
rooms, fully equipped, 5min A1, beer garden & 75 vehicle car park,: rent £5.2k pa
new lease '05 , ideal (catering) family business with village lifestyle:




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COMPANY NAME: Newsagents/1244
DEAL ID: 2424
LOCATION: The Midlands
TURNOVER (£):Not disclosed
COMPANY DESCRIPTION: This is an excellent first business and comes with the
benefit of a good-sized, 1-bedroom flat. News bill is averaging some £1200-£1300
per week. There are currently 6 morning rounds, 4 evening rounds and 8 on
Sunday.

COMPANY NAME: Electrical Contractor/1247
DEAL ID: 2427
LOCATION: All UK
TURNOVER (£):Not disclosed
COMPANY DESCRIPTION: Father & son business dealing with commercial clients,
many of which are 'blue chip'. All forms of contracting undertaken, including
portable appliance testing. 2 fully-equipped vans. Excellent bolt-on or stand-alone
business.


TECHNOLOGY


COMPANY NAME: 3 Tourist Websites
DEAL ID: 2431
LOCATION: All UK
TURNOVER (£):Not disclosed
COMPANY DESCRIPTION: established and rolling, 100k hits per month & rising,
proven marketplace & products, profitable, confidential sale

COMPANY NAME: Retailer of Quality Lingerie & Swimwear
DEAL ID: 2436
LOCATION: Overseas
TURNOVER (£):90,000
COMPANY DESCRIPTION: Retailer of Quality Lingerie & Swimwear Ref. no AB27 This
is a well-known lingerie and swimwear website. Established in 2003, the business
soon gained an excellent reputation within the industry for supplying high quality
lingerie, swimwear, nightwear and bridal and occasion wear. Specializing in stylish,
flattering and glamorous lingerie and swimwear this business provides an excellent
on line service for discerning clientele.   The business caters for a wide range of
clients and as a result the business enjoys a high repeat client base, all of which rely
on this business for the provision of high quality garments, with free delivery offered
to all UK addresses.       The business enjoys great search engine positions that
generates over 1000 unique visitors on a daily basis, and have an established
affiliate network in place that promotes this lingerie business on over 600 other
websites, advertising the business and producing a good part of the company’s
revenue stream. This business has established supply chains and trade accounts
with all the major lingerie brands including Wonderbra, Janet Reger, Ballet and
Charnos. Key assets are found in the business's established relationships, well-
defined client base with high repeat sales, supplying the business with a definitive
competitive advantage. This is a fantastic opportunity for a buyer wishing to get
into the growing online lingerie market, and where the present owners have already
done the majority of the groundwork


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BUSINESSES WANTED

FUNDING AVAILABLE

FUNDING REQUIRED

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