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Established Drain Care Business

Ref. GC120

Location : UK

Asking Price : £300,000

Turnover : £625,000

Net Profit : £150,000

Gross Profit : Undeclared

EBITDA : £175,000

Net Asset : £70,000

Premises : Not Included

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Asking Price: Offers in the region of £300,000
Net profit c£150,000
EBITDA £175,000
Net Assets c£70,000

Business Profile

The Business is a highly regarded drain care operation offering a surprisingly diverse set of services, including (but definitely not limited to): cleaning clogged toilets, sinks, baths and showers using Electro Mechanical Cleaning, High Power Water Jetting and other methods; emergency repairs; pipe lining excavations; CCTV surveys; and gutter cleaning. In addition, the company offer offers in-depth preventative maintenance planning and services, as well as 24/7 service. Covering the whole of the South West with fully serviced offices and a fleet of fully equipped vans, the Business’s well-trained, highly skilled and experienced engineers serve an array of clients in all sectors on long-term contracts

With features, such as the aforementioned 24/7 service, a keen ability to assess any drain problem and devise the best solution for it, a complete portfolio of state of the art tools and equipment, a superb engineering staff and, most importantly a very determined focus on responsive customer care, has wrought for itself a regional reputation as a top tier drain repair and cleaning service provider amongst commercial and domestic clients, yielding above £625,000 turnover a year.

The business has been established for a long time, and runs remotely without management in place.

Key Considerations

• Well-known with an excellent track record
• Stellar reputation throughout the region
• Short response times, and complete transparency with clients
• Annual turnover of over £625,000
• Substantial ROI
• Growing base of blue-chip commercial and private clients
• Large and growing base of long-term contract customers
• Highly qualified management capable of running the business without owner
• Skilled, well-trained and certified engineering field staff
• First class ecommerce website
• Scores of options to expand the business

Summary Results

The business is projected to achieve an EBITDA of c£175,000 before an owner’s drawings

Asking Price

The Vendors are seeking offers for 100% of the issued capital or asset purchase in the region of £300,000 based on the current customer base and net assets of c£70,000.

Reasons for Sale

The Vendor, wishes to pursue other opportunities in property development/real estate and wishes to sell so he can scale down and focus on this. As such, the Director is seeking a buyer who will see that the Business continues on its current trajectory and beyond, the buyer does not need to be present in day to day operations in the business

The director has indicated that he is willing to assist with transition for a limited period of time, and has given his written agreement not to compete with the Business indefinitely in its area.

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