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.

If you can't see anything of interest, get in touch and tell us your requirements.

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Manufacturing & Industrial
19042
(NEW INSTRUCTION)
Profitable. 326+ clients. Strong order book. Proprietary products. Well established (37 years). Regionally strong with nationwide sales. Strong sector presence. Fast-growing niche. Reactive/Under marketed. 20.1% growth in last 4 years. Extensive and versatile assets. Reactive/Under marketed. Well above industry high-profit margins. Huge expansion potential. Strong retainable team. Potential economies of scale. Term contracts and repeat revenue streams. Continued demand from customers. Turnover £704,287, PBT £153,209. Immaculate freehold premises included. PRICE: Offers Invited.
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15015
NON TRADE ENQUIRIES ONLY.
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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
19041
(NEW INSTRUCTION)
Debt free. Profitable. Well established. Cash generative. Relocatable anywhere. Award Winning. Strong sector presence. Reactive/Under marketed. High Gross margins. High Profit margins. Expansion potential. Strong retainable team. Strong organic web rankings. Leading technologies. 404% growth (5 years 2015-2019). Potential economies of scale. Continued demand from clients. 2019 Turnover £1,366,278, PBT £387,630. PRICE: Offers Invited.
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19040
(NEW INSTRUCTION)
Debt free. Profitable. 200+ clients. Well established. Cash generative. Relocatable anywhere. Low overheads. Award Winning. Strong sector presence. Reactive/Under marketed. High Profit margins. Expansion potential. Strong retainable team. Retained revenue streams. Strong organic web rankings. Leading technologies. Continued demand from customers. Forecast 2019 Turnover £500,863, PBT £74,508. PRICE: Offers Invited.
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19039
(NEW INSTRUCTION)
Debt free. Profitable. Well established. Cash generative. Relocatable anywhere. Low overheads. Repeat business. Proprietary Assets/IP. Strong sector presence. Reactive/Under marketed. High Profit margins. Expansion potential. Licensed revenue streams. Growing market sector. 30+ global customers. Global agent representation. International IP included (35 Countries). 96.2% growth in last 4 years. No specialist knowledge required. Continued demand from customers. Forecast 2019 Turnover £345,000, PBT £129,000. PRICE: Offers Invited.
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19037
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19038
(SOLD)
Debt free. Profitable. IP Included. Repeat business. Recurring revenues. Reactive marketing. Excellent reputation. Expansion potential. Accredited/Certified. Asset and goodwill sale. Significant sector experience. Market leading in growing niche. Strong customer base. Experienced, skilled & qualified staff. Strong sector presence. Strong margins – 34.9% Net. Continued demand from customers. Economies of scale for a trade buyer. Strong and diverse customer base. Forecast 2019 Turnover £659,953, PBT £230,066. PRICE: Offers Invited.
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18035
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
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
(SOLD S.T.C.)
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: 15008
(AWAITING UPDATED ACCOUNTS)
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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Business to Consumer (B2C)
Ref: 19043
(NEW INSTRUCTION)
Profitable. Debt free. 3,000+ customers p.a. International sales. High margins. Repeat business. IP & Proprietary products. Established and proven. Further export potential. Fast-growing niche. Reactive/Under marketed. 70.8% growth in the last 4 years. Forecast growth for 2020. Made in UK. Low overheads. Well above industry high-profit margins. Huge expansion potential. Strong retainable team. Potential economies of scale. Turnover £416,644, PBT £64,365 (Apr 2019). PRICE: 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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