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Residential and Commercial Removal Company

Ref. GI151

Location : South East London/Kent

Asking Price : £1,000,000

Turnover : £1,250,024

Net Profit : £144,709

Gross Profit : £788,934

EBITDA : £242,793

Net Asset : £190,000

Premises : Leasehold

Confidentially offered for sale

  • Turner Butler

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Asking price includes:

Turnover c£1,250,024
Gross Profit c£788,934
Net Profit c£144,709
Net Asset Value c£190,000
EBITDA c£242,793 (before Directors’ drawings)

Successfully trading since 1970
Highly Accredited
Customer base
Outstanding customer service
Highly trained and knowledgeable employees

Business Profile

Purchased by the vendors in 1970, this business is one of the largest family run house moving companies in the South East. With a network of 100+ estate agents who recommend their services to clients. The business offers house removals, relocation and storage services to both homeowners and businesses. Their services include house removals in the UK and worldwide removal with expert advice on packing, shipping and storage.

The business is highly profitable and has established itself as a leading company in this sector. The business has an excellent reputation and is well known for providing first class customer service to its clients. The business enjoys very high levels of referrals and repeat business, and has received many outstanding reviews and testimonals from past clients. The client base is built up of 85% residential customers and 15% commercial clients.

The vendor works within the business on a day to day basis and has a great team of employees which include 1 manager, 1 transport foreman, 1 secretary, 2 sales representatives and 16 operatives. The staff are fully conversant with the business’ techniques and are highly experienced, they are a real asset of the business.

The business is accredited and is a member of the British Association of Removers (BAR), FEDEMAC as well as the Road Haulage Association.

The business offers the following services:

• House Movers
• Domestic Moves
• Storage Facilities
• International Relocations
• Antiques Removals
• Large Items Removals
• Part Loads
• Packing Materials
• After Move Cleaning Services

The premises are leased and consist of a large yard for lorries plus c2,000 sq. ft. of offices and warehouse. Current Annual rent is £29,985 inclusive of rates.

The business hours are:

Monday – Saturday: 08:00-19:00

Key Strengths:

The business has many strengths including:

• Excellent client base
• Well established reputation
• Outstanding customer service
• Repeat business levels and referrals
• Highly reliable and trained employees
• Profitability
• Excellent profit margins

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.

Turnover c£1,250,024
Gross Profit c£788,934
Net Profit c£144,709
Net Asset Value c£190,000
EBITDA c£242,793 (before Directors’ drawings)

Asking Price:

The Asking Price of £1,000,000 is for 100% of the issued capital of the company, assuming Net Assets on completion of £190,000 (calculated on a zero cash-zero debt basis).

Support and Training:

The current owners would be happy to provide full training and support at handover.

Reason for Sale:

This is a genuine retirement sale.

Next steps:

If you are interested in receiving further information, please sign and return the attached Confidentiality Agreement. In returning the Agreement we would be grateful if you could provide us with details of your interest in this opportunity along with your funding position.

All enquiries or requests for additional information should be submitted or directed to Turner Butler (e-mail:sales@turnerbutler.co.uk), telephone Head Office: 01895 256000.

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