Advertising, Marketing & Communication Specialists SOLD

Reference Number: H09020


Turnover: £179k

Status: SOLD

Business overview

–      An outstanding opportunity to acquire a successful advertising and marketing company based in East Anglia.

–      Established in 1991, this is a highly profitable and cash generating business, which continues to grow despite the current economic climate.

–      The revenue for January to March 2009 is up 46% compared to the same period in 2008.

–      With a ready made client list of c. 40 clients including many blue-chip companies and local authorities, this business represents an excellent opportunity for either another communications or web-design/SEO company to acquire new business with little additional overhead or an individual advertising and marketing professional to acquire a platform from which to grow their own business.

–      The business provides its services to a wide range of industry sectors, from food, travel and retail to charities, security, the police and county councils.

Products and Services

-        Marketing strategy

-        Advertising

-        Brand consultancy

-        Public relations

-        Graphic design

-        Web site design

-        Exhibitions

-        Media services

Employees:                1 director + 1 full time employee + 2 freelancers

Premises:                   Out of town serviced offices, 36 m2. Rent and rates: £4k / year

Reason for sale:        The vendor wishes to move with his family to Australia.

A full hand-over and training is offered subject to agreed terms.

Financial overview

Year ending 31 March 2005-06 2006-07 2007-08 2008-09
Sales revenue £182,041 £149,877 £147,483 £179,260
Adjusted NET PROFIT before tax £45,723 £30,220 £59,255 £82,761
Percentage 25% 20% 40% 46%

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