Businesses For Sale or Sought



Opportunity to acquire a well-established Yorkshire based estate agent. Multiple locations. Successful and profitable.





Award Winning Profitable Bakery for Sale

·         Turnover in excess of £700k.

·         Located in Somerset.

·         Main site (freehold available if desired) consists of a bakery and shop. Two further leasehold retail outlets.

·         In addition to retail business there is a number of long standing relationships with wholesale customers.

·         Founder and owner looking to retire after 20 years, he has staged his exit so business no longer requires his input.





Healthcare, Education, Consumer Businesses Sought

About the Acquirer

·         Newly established private equity firm;

·         Over twenty years’ experience of acquiring businesses;

·         The team has very strong credentials within, and a particular focus on, the following sectors:


o    Healthcare

o    Education

o    Consumer


·         In addition to investment, the firm offers support around four key areas; talent and HR, strategy, management reporting and digital development;

·         Ongoing investment capital to help accelerate growth.


Acquisition Criteria

·         Any business operating within healthcare, education, and/or consumer;

·         Well-placed smaller businesses, with turnover of £5m+ and EBITDA £750k+;

·         All deal types of interest, from retirement sales to control buyouts to minority stakes. Development capital opportunities are also welcome;

·         UK based with potential for international expansion.




European Retail Opportunities Businesses Sought

About the Acquirer

·         Established privately funded investor seeking acquisitions in challenging businesses in the European retail and consumer sectors;

·         Strong credentials in retail turnarounds;

·         Track record of successful transactions;

·         Funding in excess of £200m available.

Acquisition Criteria

·         Retail/online businesses throughout Europe;

·         All relevant sectors excluding food and motor;

·         Revenues in excess of €100m;

·         Potential for growth through restructuring, investment and/or specialist operational resource;

·         Will consider complex and turnaround situations;

·         Flexible deal structure - majority equity stakes and/or debt.








Breweries, Pubs and Drinks Distribution Businesses Sought

About the Acquirer

·         Market leading pub, restaurant and drinks group;

·         Growing regional brewery with significant pub estate;

·         Seeking to expand both organically and through acquisition;

·         Well-funded with institutional investors;

·         Strong acquisition track record.

Acquisition Criteria

·         Established breweries, pubs and drinks distribution businesses;

·         Based in Midlands, West and South England;

·         Flexible approach to deal structure;

·         Will acquire share capital, business and assets;

Breweries must be of at least £3m turnover; pubs £1m turnover.





Recycling and Associated Activities Businesses Sought

About the Acquirer

·         International diversified public company;

·         Cash purchaser (i.e. no external acquisition funding required);

·         Global network of sites including numerous existing UK sites;

·         Operates to the highest standards of corporate governance and compliance.

Acquisition Criteria

·         Interested in UK businesses, both trading and non-trading;

·         Wide range of focus, including;  aggregates, builders’ yards and merchants, car breakers, recycling, skip hire and waste management;

·         Business must have premises on freehold or long leasehold of more than an acre in size, ideally comprising industrial open storage yard and/or warehouse, with or without ancillary office buildings;

·         Priority locations: South East (ideally within M25 and 10 mile surrounding corridor), North West and North East England.





Plastic Products Businesses Sought

About the Acquirer

·         Quoted manufacturer and supplier of plastic products;

·         Addresses a broad range of industries;

·         Strong management teams;

·         Track record of acquisitions;

·         Funding earmarked for further deals.

Acquisition Criteria

·         Manufacturer or distributor of plastic products;

·         Both injection moulded and extruded products considered;

·         Revenue in a range of £1m to £20m;

Anywhere in the UK.




Cleaning and Security Businesses Sought

·         Facilities management group;

·         Focussing particularly on security and cleaning;

·         Revenue in excess of £50m;

·         Operates nationally;

·         Track record of acquisitions.

Acquisition Criteria

·         Commercial security and cleaning businesses;

·         Anywhere in the UK, but particular focus on Scotland and Ireland;

·         Revenue between £1m and £20m;

·         Will consider distressed.





Corporate Travel Businesses Sought

·         A fast growing and successful travel group based in South East England;

·         Diversified, corporate travel operations;

·         A member of a worldwide luxury travel consortium;

·         Funds available for acquisitions.

Investment Criteria

·         Corporate travel businesses including:

o    Private jets;

o    Golf Specialist tour operation;

o    Luxury worldwide tour operation;