Graphic Design Services Company
Business to business Nutrition sector specialists
Location : Relocatable (Buckinghamshire)
Asking Price : £800,000 inc. net assets
Turnover : £450,000
Net Profit : Undeclared
Gross Profit : £390,000
EBITDA : £240,000
Net Asset : £44,000
Premises : Leasehold
Confidentially offered for sale
Turnover: c. £450,000 per annum
Gross Profit: c. £390,000 per annum
Adjusted EBITDA: c. £240,000 per annum
Net Assets c. £44,000 (2017 accounts)
Embedded client relationships
Over 19 years of successful trading
Excellent repeat customer base
Comprehensive stock of specialist equipment
Knowledgeable, experienced and motivated staff
Content ownership allowing repeat business and/or sale
Remotely managed staff
This business was set up by the vendor over 19 years ago and has grown, year-on-year in that time to become well established and profitable. The business specialises in offering corporate and commercial graphic design services in both traditional and digital formats, for a range of clients all over the world.
The business has many clients but one in particular accounts for a majority of turnover, through several business units however it has been a client since the start of trading and relies very heavily upon this business for the management of its back catalogue of media for brochures, advertisements and other promotional media.
All of the necessary equipment is included in the sale and the core team manages the majority of projects; freelanceers are relied upon for specialist skills only or for support during busy periods.
The degree of client and client-product knowledge of staff within the business, means that it can react in the quickest possible time to sudden need and for immediate impact, as well as being a deeply embedded part of this client’s community.
The services are backed by a roster of highly reliable full time & freelance staff, who are well motivated and back-up all of the reliability and trust claims that the Vendor relies upon when dealing with clients and their time-critical projects.
The business is very sucessful and highlights include:
• Loyal long term clients
• The business has been around for over 19 years and is a solid repeatable business opportunity
• The business has huge untapped potential and is highly scalable
• Comprehensive client-product knowledge
• Solutions to complex requirements
• Very strong key client relationship
The business is managed by the Vendor who has implemented a very efficient management system for detailing the terms of each day’s and week’s jobs to staff. Staff and contractors are fully conversant with the business’ techniques and methodology and are more than capable of enabling a new owner to successfully maintain continuity of trading.
The business has a comprehensive stock of equipment and facilities; a full list is available by request.
The vendor and senior designers manage the clients on a day to day basis.
The business has many strengths including
• Enviable reputation in the sector that it serves
• Embedded customer base
• Exceptional levels of service
• Highly reliable staff
• Mobile & easily remotely managed
• The business is relocatable
• Equipment stock is comprehensive
• Attractive office premises and is relocatable
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. £450,000 per annum
Gross profit: c. £390,000 per annum
Adjusted EBITDA: c. £240,000 (before Directors’ drawings)
Net Assets c. £44,000
The Asking Price of £800,000 including net assets is for 100% of the issued capital of the company, assuming Net Assets of circa £44,000 on completion (calculated on a zero cash-zero debt basis). The final selling price will have a £1 for £1 adjustment for any rise or fall in this benchmark Net Asset figure of £44,000 at completion.
The vendor has managed this business according to his personal work/life balance and is highly confident that a new owner could exploit the current client base for significant account growth.
The business is managed from a studio with 4x Apple Mac work stations and storage of circa 600 square feet on a busy high street in a popular and well known Bedfordshire town, close to a main line railway with excellent links to central London, the rest of Bedfordshire and the rest of England. Easy access by road to the A5 & M1.
The lease period is 3 years with 2 years remaining.
Monday – Friday: 09:00-18:00 (Projects permitting)
The vendor is supported by:
2 x Full time Graphic Designers
1 x Freelance High-end Graphic Designer with NDA
2 x Freelance Animators with NDAs
All staff are highly experienced and a real asset of the business.
The current owner would be happy to provide full training and support at handover.
The vendor feels he has taken the business to the limit of his expertise and now wishes to commit his time to new projects.
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