HA0210 – Aerospace/Defence Precision Engineering Company SOLD

Reference Number: HA0210


Turnover: £1.7m

Status: SOLD

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Business overview

–         A unique opportunity to acquire a privately owned company specialising in the production of precision-machined components for the aerospace, defence and other high tech markets.

–      The company is well known within the industry having traded for 13 years.

–      The business has grown steadily, expanding and accommodating its continually growing client base.

–         With long-term relationships with its customers, the majority of this company’s turnover is from blue chip companies (spread across the UK and into Europe).

Products and Services

–      The company’s services include milling, turning, grinding, jig boring, tool making, fitting and fabricating precision parts for the aerospace, defence and other high tech markets.

–      The company has a full range of CNC facilities and CAD/CAM and offers a design service. Carefully selected suppliers are used for raw materials, non-destructive testing, heat treatments and protective treatments.


–      The quality of this company’s products and services is widely regarded to be the cornerstone of it’s competitive advantage. This is validated by sector relevant approvals obtained by the company.


–      Well equipped unit based in the South West of England.

–      Good communication links and well situated.

–      Easy access to its main suppliers and from major routes in England and Wales.

–      Total area circa 10,000 square foot of floor space.

–      Leasehold available to new owner.

Reason for sale:

The owner wishes to retire

Financial overview

Year ending
28th February
2008 2009 2010
Sales revenue £1,647,642 £1,751,853 £1,705,225
Gross Profit £655,832 £684,050 £702,416
Percentage 40% 39% 41%
EBIT £254,035 £129,610 £152,212
Percentage 15% 7% 9%


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