NICEIC Accredited Electrical Contracting Company
Industrial, Commercial & Domestic
Location : Teesside/County Durham
Asking Price : OIRO £250,000 plus Stock
Turnover : £813,000
Net Profit : Undeclared
Gross Profit : £308,000
EBITDA : £168,000
Net Asset : £8,000
Premises : Leasehold
Confidentially offered for sale
OIRO £250,000 plus Stock (optional)
Asking price includes:
Turnover circa £813,000 per annum
Gross Profit circa £308,000 per annum
Adjusted EBITDA (pre director drawing) circa £168,000 p.a.
120 years of successful operation!!
Reputation for reliability, quality, integrity and professionalism
Superb company infrastructure
Qualified and highly skilled team of electricians
Very high levels of repeat business
Fleet of company vans
Plant and equipment
Support and training
This Electrical Contracting Specialist was established some 120 years ago. In that time it has positioned itself as a first class supplier of Electrical Contracting Services across the North East of England, operating mainly within the domestic sectors, and to a lesser extent commercial and industrial.
Fully NICEIC approved (both contractor and domestic level) this business provides a comprehensive range of electrical services to some of the largest organisations in the region including councils, schools and housing associations, who are responsible for large volumes of housing stock. In addition to this it also provides domestic electrical services and to a much lesser extent industrial services (circa 5% of current revenues) to customers.
The company employs an experienced and highly professional workforce capable of managing and undertaking all sizes of projects from conception to full implementation and ongoing maintenance.
Approximately 95% of current business is from a core of repeat customers, many of whom have ongoing contracts in place, who value this business’s exceptional levels of service developed over the 120 years of its operation. Staff understands the need to be 100% reliable and this has helped the business develop many long-term client relationships. This business’s commitment to quality, safety and environmental issues is paramount. All work is carried out to the highest standards with all materials and accessories quality approved and compliant with the relevant BS codes. Staff are highly qualified, technically very adept, highly motivated and take pride in their work. This ensures the job is always completed to meet the most exacting customer requirements. As part of this the business is proud to hold the “Investors In People.
This is an excellent opportunity to acquire a long established, extremely well run and profitable, electrical contracting business with a very significant customer base. The business has achieved similar figures for the last few years and a new owner, bringing fresh ideas and enthusiasm to the table could certainly expect to grow these figures should they so wish over the medium to long term.
This business is as well-equipped as would be expected for a company of this scale and stature. Equipment includes the latest test equipment, laptops, trackers, smartphones not to mention vans, tools, ladders, drills etc.
The business offers an excellent standard of service and is proud of their attention to customer care offering professional advice and high quality workmanship. This is evident in the very high levels of repeat business it enjoys and the impressive customer base it has including public sector organisations. This commitment is backed up with the warranties it offers and accreditations it holds including:
• NICEIC (approved contractor and domestic installer)
• Construction Line
• Investor In People
The business is registered through the NICEIC (National Inspection Council for Electrical Installation Contracting) thus giving customer’s piece of mind that all staff are fully competent and conversant with necessary rules and regulations and works are carried out to the relevant standards.
Having been so active and prominent in the industry for many years this business is very well known and has established a superb reputation for quality and diversity of work, high levels of client service, reliability but perhaps above all its technical ability. The business has excellent staff and a good internal structure.
With such an excellent reputation this business is constantly in demand. It prides itself on its ability to respond quickly and effectively to customer’s needs. Consequently this business can boast an impressive range of desirable clients and very high levels of customer retention.
This is a very well run business that has been well managed financially throughout its many years of operation. It has a first class credit rating. This has ensured it gets excellent support from its suppliers and clients alike and enables the business to generate impressive profit margins on a year to year basis.
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.
The business is very well established and posts impressive figures year on year. We are advised sales for the current year are expected to be up on last year.
Turnover for last financial year circa £813,000 p.a.
Gross Profits circa £308,000 p.a.
Adjusted EBITDA (pre director drawing) circa £168,000 p.a.
Net Tangible Assets circa £ 5,000
The vendor is happy to exclude stock from the sale should a new owner not require it.
The Asking price is for the sale of 100% of the Issued Share Capital in the Limited company. The asking price is based on a debt free cash free scenario but does include Net Tangible Assets (circa £5,000 as per 2017 Accounts)
The business does no advertising in the traditional sense. It does have a very basic website and receives exposure through its memberships and accreditations but prefers to rely on word of mouth, referrals and exceptionally high levels of repeat business to generate revenues.
With an enviable reputation within the industry and renowned for always meeting if not exceeding Client expectations there is an outstanding opportunity to build on the existing services and customer base of this company. With increasing demand for its services, combined with a capacity to increase turnover, a new owner contributing fresh ideas will have every advantage of building on an excellent platform and taking this business through its next period of sustained growth.
There are several opportunities to grow the business. The industrial sector is also an area for growth as is further development of on-site testing, landlord inspections and fire alarm installation services.
The current owners have never promoted the company. Further marketing would certainly increase activity as the business has all the infrastructure in place in terms of accreditations and staff.
The business operates from a large rented two-storey workshop/warehouse ideally located to serve the region. Premises are secure. It also has additional storage units. Current rent is circa £9,000 p.a. renewed annually. Business is currently being sold as leasehold or relocatable but we are advised the freehold could also be made available to a new owner if so required.
0800-1630 Monday- Thursday
This is a family run business with just two of the directors working full time- both are office based. The business has key staff in place including
• Operations Manager (full time)
• 7 Electricians (full time)
• 3 Administrators (all part time)
The vendor would be happy to provide a comprehensive handover as required.
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