Reference Number: HFM156
Location: East Anglia
Status: Offers Invited
- Outstanding opportunity to acquire a highly established manufacturer of specialist trenching equipment, based in East Anglia.
- Established for nearly 50 years.
- Specialises in agricultural drainage, sports-turf drainage and civil engineering trenching and unique bespoke commissions.
- Holds an extensive worldwide network of authorised dealers in more than 20 countries.
- Has a widespread customer base of largely substantive, high-profile clients.
- Over the past 3 financial years it has realised an average adjusted EBITDA of 30%.
- Unique, ‘first-of-their-kind’ award-winning products.
- Valuable, exclusive domain name and a fully-comprehensive website in 4 languages, which is currently being re-designed.
- A long serving, capable and highly skilled workforce.
- The company has a strong brand in its market space and a strong reputation for the quality of its products and after-sales service.
- A new acquirer with more proactive business development resources could easily increase sales volume by 25-30% without needing to increase staffing levels.
- The sale represents an outstanding opportunity for other construction, sports-field and agricultural equipment manufacturers, or machinery manufacturers looking to diversify into this profitable niche sector.
Products and Services
- Agricultural/Land Drainage Trenchers
- Sports-Turf Drainage Trenchers
- Civil Engineering Trenchers
- Two active vendors and 12 staff in the roles of Accounts, Purchasing Assistant, Welders, Fitters, Foreman and Storeman.
- A fully refurbished, 20,000 sq. ft. factory and warehouse with extensive offices.
Reason for sale
- One vendor wishes to retire following a hand-over, the other – the Commercial Director wishes to remain with the business and would consider equity participation if this suited the acquirer.
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