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VEX00842 FE, HE & Apprenticeship Training Consultancy – Under Offer

VEX00842 FE, HE & Apprenticeship Training Consultancy – Under Offer

VEX00842 FE, HE & Apprenticeship Training Consultancy - Under Offer Vexus Corporate Limited

VEX00842 FE, HE & Apprenticeship Training Consultancy - Under Offer Vexus Corporate Limited
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VEX Ref: VEX00842 Activities Further Education, Higher Education & Apprenticeship Training Consultancy

Location: South of England

Turnover: (2017 Projections) circa £1,400,000 p.a.

Gross Profit: (2017 Projections) circa £1,100,000 p.a.

Business Overview

Vexus is exclusively retained to find a buyer for this established further education, higher education & apprenticeship training consultancy business. For over 5 years our client has been a Further Education, Higher Education, and Apprenticeship provider, with direct contracts with the Education Funding Agency (EFA) and the Skills Funding Agency (SFA). Our client is one of the leading independent providers of Apprenticeships in the South; they are listed in both sections of the Register of Training Organisations (ROTO).

Established, Scalable, Profitable Opportunity

  • 5+ years of strong reputation & goodwill
  • Business Intellectual Property
  • Wide range of FE, HE Courses & Apprenticeships
  • Industry Leader
  • Buoyant Market
  • Ideal bolt-on to existing training or consultancy business

Reason for Sale

The current business owner has been running the company for over 5 years and now feels that the business would benefit from becoming part of a larger organization with the expertise and resources to take the opportunity to the next level.

Year End March 2014 2015 2016 2017 Projections
Sales Revenue £300,000 £535,000 £545,000 £1,400,000
Gross Profit £300,000 £535,000 £545,000 £1,100,000
Percentage 100% 100% 100% 79%
Operating Profit £92,000 £158,000 £117,000 £300,000
Percentage 31% 30% 21% 21%
Net Profit £71,000 £158,000 £93,000 £300,000
Percentage 24% 30% 17% 21%

The increased 2017 sales revenue projections demonstrate substantial growth, which is due to the business winning several significant new contracts. The revenue uplift underpins future performance at this level, if not higher.

The Opportunity

Ideally we seek an acquirer with a current business focus in Further & Higher Education and/or Apprenticeship Training Consultancy. Consideration will also be given to buyers with strong market or client synergies looking for a ’bolt-on’ business opportunity.

  • Fully proven, scalable business model
  • 25 employees, excluding Directors
  • Current staff to remain within business
  • Profitable market opportunity
  • Growing Public Funding Contracts
  • Good Intellectual Property

Summary

This is a rare and low risk opportunity to acquire an established and profitable Further Education, Higher Education & Apprenticeship Training Consultancy. 100% of the business shares are available to a suitable buyer with the resources, experience and energy to drive this business forward to the next level. The vendor is happy to facilitate a mutually agreeable handover period and may consider remaining involved for a longer period if required.

Offers will be invited for 100% of the shares in this business

The Next Steps

This business is currently under offer.

VEX00822 Profitable IT Support Business SOLD

VEX00822 Profitable IT Support Business SOLD

VEX00822 Profitable IT Support Business SOLD Vexus Corporate Limited

Private & Confidential
Established IT Support Business in Hertfordshire SOLD
Business Reference: VEX00822
Please direct all enquiries to:

James McCloud
(T) 0330 133 2020
Vexus Corporate Ltd. 78 Pall Mall London SW1Y 5ES

SUMMARY INFORMATION

Business Overview

Our client owns a well-established IT support business based in Hertfordshire, with a sizeable client base of business clients. Over 60% of these have contracted monthly payment arrangements to draw down support as and when required. This is a nice business which would be easily relocated or bolted on to a synergistic offering. Many of the clients are long standing as the business has an exceptional retention rate.

The Opportunity

This business has a valuable name in its industry and offers a potential purchaser an exciting opportunity with:

  • Strong brand
  • Loyal and mostly contracted in client base
  • Established for 9+ years
  • Fast growing, has grown year on year
  • On target to deliver a record financial year
  • Extremely scalable within the area
  • Great short term growth potential
  • Opportunity to expand new services into existing client base

Reason for Sale

After running the business for almost 10 years, our client intends to pursue other interests. They therefore believe that the growth potential of the business would be best realised in the hands of new owners with the commitment, enthusiasm and resources to drive the business forward.

Summary

This is a rare opportunity to acquire a successful and well-established business, which is delivering strong profits and growth despite a very passive approach to sales and marketing. The vendor is happy to discuss a suitable and mutually agreeable hand over period with the purchaser.

Price

Offers are invited for 100% of the shares plus net assets.

The Next Step

Please click here to sign the confidentiality agreement for this business, after which you will receive further details and financial accounts on this business.

VEX00825 Local authority cycling training business for sale

VEX00825 Local authority cycling training business for sale

VEX00825 Local authority cycling training business for sale Vexus Corporate Limited

VEX00825 Local authority cycling training business for sale Vexus Corporate Limited
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Local authority cycling training business for sale

Business reference: VEX00825

Location: South East of England

Please direct all enquiries to:

Tony Vaughan
(T) 0330 133 2020
Vexus Corporate Ltd. 78 Pall Mall London SW1Y 5ES

 

Business Overview

Our client operates a cycle training business which is Bikeability accredited and also an Instructor Training Organisation (ITO) accredited by the DfT, which provides a range of cycling and cycling awareness courses for Primary and Secondary schools, Adults and the voluntary sector.

The company also provides instructors for the practical element of the Safe Urban Driving (SUD) course required by all HGV drivers.

Established some 10 years ago and based in south of England, our client works with a number of local authorities providing cycle training and instruction within contracted ‘frame work’ agreements which typically last between 3 and 5 years. The business has a healthy base of local authority clients with some commercial. The business is stable and growing.

  • Business growing at 20% plus
  • Contracts with a number of local authorities in the South East
  • 40 to 50 self-employed instructors
  • Limited competition within local market
  • Opportunity for continued growth in both turnover and profits

The Opportunity

Vexus are exclusively retained to find a purchaser for this market leading business. The acquisition of this business will provide a strategic entry into local authority services, this specialist training area and/or increase an existing operator’s market share and product portfolio.

Reason for Sale

After approximately 10 years in private ownership, our clients intend to retire. They therefore believe that the future growth potential of the business would be best realised in the hands of a new owner with the commitment, enthusiasm and resources to drive the business forward. Our clients are prepared to remain involved with the businessfor a period of time to allow a fully managed handover of the business.

Summary

This is a rare opportunity to acquire a well-established cycle training business with existing framework agreements with a number of local authorities. This business will prove an attractive ‘bolt-on’ to a larger business and/or experienced operator providing support or services with the local authority market.

The Next Step

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VEX00836 –  Central Heating and Maintenance Business

VEX00836 – Central Heating and Maintenance Business

VEX00836 -  Central Heating and Maintenance Business Vexus Corporate Limited

VEX00836 -  Central Heating and Maintenance Business Vexus Corporate Limited
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VEX Ref VEX00836

Activities Central heating installation, upgrade & Servicing

Location South of England.

Turnover Circa. £8 million

Business Overview

Vexus is exclusively retained to find a purchaser for this long established heating installations, servicing and maintenance contracts business serving the domestic housing market. For over 25 years the business has been installing, upgrading and maintaining heating systems for private houses, councils, local authorities and housing associations.

The business provides a full range of heating installation, service and maintenance services including:

  • Heating design & installation.
  • Heating repairs and planned maintenance.
  • 24-hour a day, 365 days a year.
  • System upgrades & boiler replacements.
  • Energy saving installations and designs.
  • Renewable technologies.

The company is GAS SAFE Registered and is accredited to ISO 9001:2008 & ISO 14001, 18001

Currently responsible for the management of over 55,000 heating systems and with over 125 employees, the business is managed on a day-by-day basis by a long serving Managing Director and management team, with the major shareholder taking a ‘back seat’ role. With a strong reputation for quality workmanship and reliability, much of the ongoing success of the business has been achieved through a close working relationship between the management, the staff and end user customers.

The infrastructure is underpinned with predominantly long serving permanent staff; the bespoke CRM IT system provides real time data and communications between the field engineers and head office. The company is renowned for it’s rapid response times, a 24-hour operation, 365 days a year and a long term, established brand and reputation. Our client’s business fulfils a critical role within its Council, Local Authority and Housing Association client base.

Financial Summary

Year End March 2014 2015 2016 2017 Forecast
Sales Revenue £11,600,000 £9,600,000 £7,700,000 £8,000,000
Gross Profit £2,500,000 £1,900,000 £1,500,000 £1,840,000
Percentage 22% 20% 19% 23%
Net Profit (Adjusted) £650,000 -£50,000 £100,000 £300,000

*These figures have been rounded off for confidentiality reasons.

The Opportunity

Ideally we seek an acquirer with the experience, resources and current business focus towards large scale contracts with Local Authorities and Housing Associations. A purchaser looking to expand existing operations into new territories or a readymade ‘bolt-on’ for a business looking to enter the heating installation and maintenance market.

Business Established 25+ Years

The shares in the business are available to a suitable buyer with the resources, experience and energy to drive this business forward to the next level. The core team that runs the business on a day-by-day basis wish to remain with the business.

  • Full range of gas heating maintenance & services.
  • Business established for over 25 years.
  • Loyal and experience workforce.
  • Long term contracts with local authorities.
  • Existing MD and management to remain in business.
  • Highly regarded, award winning business.

Reason for Sale

After 25 years the major shareholder is preparing to retire. He believes the future business opportunity will be best realised in the hands of new owners with the commitment, enthusiasm and resources to drive the business forward to the next level.

Bespoke CRM, service, maintenance and installation System Management for over 55,000 households

The Next Steps

THIS BUSINESS IS NO LONGER AVAILABLE

 

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