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Installation and Maintenance of Fire & Safety Systems Franchisee

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Location : Relocatable within the Cambridge area

Asking Price : £70,950

Turnover : £328,267

Net Profit : £52,276

Gross Profit : £104,170

EBITDA : £64,676

Net Asset : Undeclared

Premises : Relocatable

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Asking price: £70,950 Inclusive of fees to Franchisor

Asking price includes:

Turnover - £328,267
Gross Profit - £104,170
EBITDA - £64,676
Net Profit - £52,276

Professionally accredited maintenance and installer of security services
Large corporate client base
Competent and efficent engineers
Future growth potential
Profitable turnover
Attractive website

Business Profile

Established in 2015, this business has grown into a highly profitable and reputable company. The business is a Franchisee of a well-known Franchised brand that provides a diverse range of security services, including installation and maintenance of fire and safety systems.. The current employees are a team of highly skilled and accredited engineers. Their efficiency and dedication is reflected by the company’s high level of repeat business.

The business has been awarded with the prestigious NSI Gold certificate. This qualification reflects the business’ professionalism and competence, as the company strives to ensure each of their customers experience an enjoyable and stress-free service. The company is in membership of the trade association BAFE: IFFEDA. The business has built an excellent relationship with their commercial and corporate clients.

With the Franchisor trading successfully for 25 years, this business would be ideal for an individual buyer looking for an established company with excellent future potential.

The franchise agreement only permits franchisees who are not involved in the security industry.

Key Opportunities:

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 created with the consequent impact on profits. The business comes with the right employees, location and reputation for its next owner to take the business to greater levels of success. The business has acquired high end clients such as the University of Cambridge.

The security market within the UK has experienced significant growth over recent years and this trend is expected to continue. The business operates in a busy and highly populated area 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.

Turnover £328,267
Gross Profit £104,170
EBITDA £64,676
Net Profit £52,276

Currently, the business has a turnover of £328,267. The business has an Adjusted EBITDA of £64,676 before owner’s drawings.

Asking Price:

The Asking Price of £49,950 is for 100% of the issued capital of the company, assuming Net Assets of £zero on completion (calculated on a zero cash-zero debt basis). There will be an additional payment of £21,000 to the franchisor which includes full training and a marketing campaign to boost the new owner in the first few months.

Advertising and Marketing:

The business has an attractive and easily navigable website. As well as brochures which are frequently distributed to their current and future potential customers.

At present, the business relies on an independent advertising company who regularly send out marketing campaigns to their corporate clientele. Mail shots are sent by their chosen advertising company.

Word of mouth recommendations have undoubtedly brought excellent levels of business to the company coupled with repeat business from previous contracts and private clients. It holds all the necessary accreditations and approvals to provide complete security and fire prevention solutions to its clients.


Relocatable within the Cambridge area


The business currently has a technical team of 2 employees, up to 10 sub-contractors and the current owner.

All security personnel are vetted and cleared by relevant organisations and receive additional training above and beyond all legal requirements.

Support and Training:

The Franchisor will be able to provide support and training to ensure a smooth handover of the business. This is not envisaged to take more than a month.

Reason for Sale:

The vendor is looking for other commercial ventures.

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