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Independent Premier Security Company Providing Expert Security Event Manned Guarding, Mobile Patrols & Key Holding

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Location : East Anglia/Relocatable

Asking Price : OIEO £250,000

Turnover : Undeclared

Net Profit : Undeclared

Gross Profit : £160,000

EBITDA : £100,000

Net Asset : £30,000

Premises : Relocatable

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Asking price includes:

Gross Profit c£160,000
EBITDA c£100,000
Net Assets c£30,000
SIA Accredited 2012
Fully licensed trained security operatives
Established long term client contracts
Superb future growth potential
Profitable business turnover

Business Profile

Established in 2011, this security company is proud to provide a complete range of quality security services, including the provision of security manned event guarding, mobile patrols and key holding. Services are provided for private clients and contracts are in place for a variety of commercial group events such as motorsports and horse racing venues. These services are provided by a team of fully trained security personnel.

Services include;

• Guarding Services (Access control)
• Event Security
• Mobile patrols
• Close protection
• Covert and Overt Surveillance

This is a privately owned company offering modern security solutions throughout East Anglia. The directors have many years of experience and have established a professional company following local demand for a sound, reputable business offering security services. It has now established an excellent reputation for both its services and for the professionalism in which it operates.

Experienced in providing security guard services to a range of industries, the business has gained extensive knowledge and expertise and is highly sought after. This is due to its flexibility of service provision and immediate response to client’s needs.

The infrastructure is in place to make this opportunity an easy fit within an existing business wishing to expand its operations, or alternatively for an individual buyer looking for an established company with future potential.

Quality Assurance:

The business employs very high working standards and has been previously awarded approved contractor status by the Security Industry Authority SIA in “Security Guarding”.

The business is not currently accredited. .The accreditation will take 6-8 weeks to complete pending the ACS Inspection. Costs are in the region of £ 2,500.00.All documents etc are in place should a buyer wish to pursue this.

Customer Service:

This business provides a quality service that exceeds expectation, providing vital expertise to its clients it has established a firm reputation for excellent service based on reliability, honesty and integrity.

Key Strengths:

The business has an excellent reputation and is highly successful. There is an admirable complement of trained licensed staff, both full and part time, who have worked with the business for considerable periods of time.

Offering a first class service this security company provides security protection for many private clients and high profile events using quality manned guarding and security technology and as such is in constant demand for its services.

Key Opportunities:

This business has barely scratched the surface when considering the potential demand for its services. There is the prospect of fully expanding the current business relationships and exploring new business opportunities, which should increase sales to new and existing customers.

With an excellent infrastructure already in place this business is superbly placed to leverage the excellent reputation it has built up with the consequent impact on profits.

The security market within the UK has experienced large growth over recent years and this trend is expected to continue. The area this business operates in is busy and highly populated that bodes well for the future prosperity of this company.

Financial Information:

The business is being offered for sale on a going concern basis: all financial discussions will take place directly between the vendor and all interested parties under the auspices of Turner Butler.

New contracts have recently been signed for 2018-19 with the expected Gross Profit to be c£160,000 producing an EBITDA before drawings of c£100,000.

Net Assets c£30,000

Asking Price:

The Asking Price is for 100% of the issued capital of the company, assuming Net Assets of £30,000 on completion (calculated on a zero cash-zero debt basis).

Offers in the region of £250,000 are invited.

Advertising and Marketing:

To date, little has been spent on advertising so any investment in marketing should attract additional interest and enquiries going forward.

There is a professional and descriptive website showcasing the security services, which along with word of mouth recommendations has earned the company an impressive base of satisfied repeat contracts and clientele. All the necessary accreditations and approvals are held to provide complete security solutions.

Additional advertising and investment could lead to more opportunities for future growth.


The business is fully relocatable, there are no premises available with this sale.


The security workforce are all supported by the latest technology and are highly competent and fully trained to the highest standards. In line with current legislation all staff are vetted to British standard (BS 7858).

The business employs two directors and 16 full time licensed SIA approved guards and 10 part time SIA approved guards.

Support and Training:

The vendor is happy to provide support and training to ensure a smooth handover of the business. This is not envisaged to be a lengthy process.

Reason for Sale:

This profitable business is only available due to health issues.

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