Profitable business for sale opportunities

Over the years, Lucas & Weston has earned a reputation for putting deals together for the mutual benefit of both buyer and seller. We have a range of services to help buyers get the most out of their search for an opportunity.

We represent businesses in, most service, commercial and industrial sectors.

Our projects all trade as profitable going concerns.

We have helped buyers from all walks of industry, from private investors to VC/Private Equity houses and major listed PLCs. We can probably help you too.

Note: Not all our business sale engagements are listed here. You are advised to check back periodically as our portfolio is regularly updated. We also maintain a list of off market opportunities which might be relevant.

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Manufacturing & Industrial
15015
NON TRADE ENQUIRIES ONLY.
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16016
(AWAITING UPDATED ACCOUNTS)
Debt free. Very Profitable. Reactive marketing. Strong margins. Excellent reputation. Expansion potential. Fully BRC accredited. Niche sector products. Well established (20+ years). Impressive customer base. Contract revenues. 90%+ repeat business. Well run and managed. Experienced workforce. 4 year sales growth 82% (‘13-‘16). Forecast industry growth. Strong sector presence. Continued demand from customers. Economies of scale for a trade buyer. Turnover £3.57m, GP 51.9%, and Net Profit £816,073 (Draft 2016). OFFERS INVITED.
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Ref: 15006
(SOLD)
Retirement sale. Profitable. Debt free. EU exports. Very well established (30+ years). Excellent reputation. Not reliant on any single customer. 1,194 diversified customers. Operates in wide range of sectors. Well run and managed. Approx. 88% repeat business. Expansion capacity. Cash generative. Own branded product range. Minimal stockholding. Manufacturing capability. Manufacturing license agreements. Expandable product range. BS EN ISO 9001:2008 Accreditation. Scalable platform for growth. Strong IT and back office systems. Continued demand from customers. Economies of scale to a trade buyer. Turnover £1.2m. 46.7% GP and Adjusted Net Profit £240,045. OFFERS INVITED.
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Ref: 17025
(SOLD)
Profitable. Niche sector. Significant barriers for competitor entry. Experienced skilled workforce. Well established (104 years). Blue chip customer base. 80% repeat business. Well, run and managed. Contracted revenue streams. No overdraft or debt facility. Still early stages of AMP 6. Forecast industry growth. Strong sector presence. Industry regulation provides demand. Continued demand from customers. Expansion potential for a trade buyer. Economies of scale for a trade buyer. Management staff retainable. Turnover £5m. GP 22.8%, 3 year average Net Profit (PBT) under management £547k (y/e 2016). OFFERS INVITED for the Good Will and Net Asset Value.
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Service & Professional
18035
(NEW INSTRUCTION - Last 30 days)
Debt free. Profitable. Repeat business. Recurring revenues. Contracted term clients. Reactive marketing. Excellent reputation. Expansion potential. Significant sector experience. Well established (19+ years). Strong customer base. Experienced, skilled & qualified staff. Strong sector presence. Strong margins. 5 year growth (24.8% in 5 years). Continued demand from customers. Economies of scale for a trade buyer. Accredited/Certified. Draft 2018 Turnover £2,022,902, GP 65.7%, PBT £168,957. PRICE: Offers Invited.
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Ref: 16020
(NEW INSTRUCTION - Last 30 days)
Profitable,growing and relocatable Schoolwear Supplier for sale (Reference Project 16020): Profitable. 94+ customers. Debt free. Well Established. Continued growth. Cash generative. Expansion capacity. Stable strong margins. ISO accreditation/standards. Well run and managed. Strong sector presence. Strong growth in three years – 18.3%. Expansion potential for a trade buyer. Economies of scale for a trade buyer. Strong repeat business. Scalable IT platform/portal. Loyal, skilled and retainable salesforce. Forecast turnover £829k. GP 41.9%, Adjusted Net Profit £163k (year ending Dec 2018). With a 63.6%return on investment, the business offers outstanding value to a trade buyer at offers in excess of £250,000 plus stock at valuation (estimated £100,000 as at year ended 31.10.18).
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Ref: 18033
Debt free. Profitable. Repeat business. Reactive marketing. Excellent reputation. Expansion potential. Unique product offering. Unrivalled sector experience. Very well established (60+ years). Strong customer base. Experienced workforce. Strong sector presence. Trade accreditation. Good geographic location. Insurance backed work guarantees. Continued demand from customers. Economies of scale for a trade buyer. Forecast industry growth 3.1% to 2023. Forecast 2017/18 Turnover £800k+ at GP 42.1%. On Target PBT forecast £96,932 for 2018. PRICE: £150,000 including adjusted NAV (£53,745 as at 31.10.17)
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Ref: 18030
Profitable. Reactive marketing. Excellent reputation. Expansion potential. Niche sector products. Well established (9 years). 90%+ repeat business. Well run and managed. Management retainable. Experienced workforce. Extensive product range. IP and recognised branding. Credit with international suppliers. 4 year sales growth 8.1% (‘15-‘18). Forecast industry growth 1.7% to 2023. Strong sector presence. Continued demand from customers. Economies of scale for a trade buyer. Positioned for growth. Turnover £3.8m+. GP 25.5%, Net Profit (PBT) £530,199k (draft y/e 2018). OFFERS INVITED.
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Ref: 16018
Profitable. 250+ customers. Debt free. Retirement sale. Cash generative. Expansion capacity. Stable margins. Well run and managed. Strong sector presence. Well Established (30+ years). Expansion potential for a trade buyer. Economies of scale for a trade buyer. Operates in wide range of sectors. Diversified revenue streams. Loyal, skilled and retainable workforce. Turnover £633k. GP 31.5%, Net Profit (PBT) £55,819 under management (y/e 2017). Inviting offers for the fixed assets, stocks and goodwill of £150,000.
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Ref: 17026
(AWAITING UPDATED ACCOUNTS)
Very Profitable. Reactive marketing. Niche sector specialism. Well established (8 years). Blue chip client base. 80% repeat business. Well run and managed. Experienced skilled workforce. No overdraft or debt facility. 4 year growth 114.7% (2014-17). Forecast industry growth. Strong sector presence. Excellent reputation for delivery. Continued demand from customers. Expansion potential for a trade buyer. Economies of scale for a trade buyer. Continued involvement available. Turnover £1.6m+. GP 100%, Net Profit (PBT) £1m+ (y/e 2017). OFFERS INVITED.
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Ref: 16017
Profitable. 22 clients. Debt free. Relocatable. Cash generative. Expansion capacity. Strong gross margins. Well run and managed. International client base and focus. 5 year growth of 51.3%. (2012-2016). Strong sector presence. Near full service agency. Loyal skilled workforce. Approx. 90% repeat business. Continued demand from clients. Well Established (22+ years). Expansion potential for a trade buyer. Economies of scale for a trade buyer. Operates in wide range of sectors. Diversified service offering. Scalable services. Fluent French & German language account management. Turnover £851k. GP 75.5%, Net Profit (PBT) £235,541 (y/end 30.06.16). Offers invited at £600,000 plus Net Asset Value.
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Ref: 15008
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Profitable. Excellent reputation. 90% repeat business. Investors in People. Excellent audited procedures. Flexible leasehold premises. REC audited member. Well run and managed. Skilled and talented workforce. 60% growth over last 4 years. Growing on-site services. Multi-disciplined diversified services. Scalable services across industries. Major Blue Chip clients. Growth/Expansion potential. Well established (20+ years). Strong in geographic area of operations. Strong back office systems/procedures. Fully licensed and accredited. Turnover £8.1m+ and adjusted Net Profit of £362k+ for year-end 2015. OFFERS INVITED.
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16014
(SOLD)
Profitable. Debt free. 138+ customers. Expansion capacity. Cash generative. Strong sector presence. ISO 9001 accreditation. Loyal skilled workforce. Diversified product offering. Minimal staff needed to run. Approx. 80% repeat business. Continued demand from customers. Very Well established (24+ years). Not reliant on any single customer. Economies of scale for a trade buyer. Scalable services and products. Operates in wide range of sectors. Freehold available. One of 13 PPE suppliers on Gov’t. procurement programme. Turnover £858k. GP 35.3%, Profit £223k. OFFERS INVITED.
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Business to Consumer (B2C)
Ref: 18031
(UPDATED)
Debt free. Profitable. Reactive marketing. Excellent reputation. Massive expansion potential. Own brand and branded products. Well established (15 years). Strong IT and back office systems. Strong Google/SEO rankings. 25,000+ clean customer database. Repeat business. 500,000+ web users in 2017. Well run and managed. Not reliant on the Shareholders. Experienced workforce. Extensive product range. Recognised branding. 4 year sales growth 40.2% (‘14-‘17). Forecast industry growth 2.2% to 2023. Strong sector presence. International sales to 47 countries. Continued demand from customers. Economies of scale for a trade buyer. Forecast 2017/18 Turnover £800k+ at GP 42.1%. OFFERS INVITED.
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Ref: 16021
(SOLD)
Profitable. Debt free. Loyal workforce. Cash generative. Expansion capacity. Stable gross margins. Well run and managed. Forecast growth for 2017. Growing niche healthcare sector. 5 year growth of 187.3% (2012-2016). Strong sector presence. Proprietary product range. Approx. 60% repeat business. Continued demand from customers. Well Established. Expansion potential for a trade buyer. Economies of scale for a trade buyer. Expandable sales channels. Turnover £744k. GP 40.8%, Net Profit (PBT) £100k (y/e 2016). OFFERS INVITED.
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Miscellaneous
Ref: 18032
(NEW INSTRUCTION - Last 30 days)
Debt free. Profitable. High profile events. Reactive marketing. Excellent reputation. Expansion potential. Unique equipment/plant. Relocatable.Unrivalled sector experience. Well established (10+ years). Term contracts. Prestigious customer base. Repeat business. Positioned for growth. Database of staff &volunteers. Experienced workforce. Excellent PR vessel for leverage. 6-year sales growth 175% (‘13-‘18). Forecast industry growth 1.2% to 2023. Strong sector presence. Continued demand from customers. Economies of scale for a trade buyer. Forecast Dec 2018 Turnover £710k, GP 55%, Adj. PBT £134k. PRICE: Offers Invited.
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