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30
Jun

SOLD – Manufacturer of Polythene Pet Requisites, Somerset – Marketing Price £350,000

Only known manufacturer of product type Much growth potential with both existing & new lines Turnover on target to achieve £294,000 with Net Profit around £79,000 Business not fully exploited Little input by proprietor Substantial freehold factory premises

9
Jun

SOLD – Private Hire Taxi Business, Cornwall – Marketing Price £25,000

Excellent identity logo – three high visibility cars Home operated – but centrally located office available Turnover £83,260 Net Profit £27,771 Reliable repeat trade with some contract work First time on the market Retirement sale

22
May

SOLD – Service Business Serving Property Professionals, Westcountry – Marketing Price £200,000

Conducting personal property searches for solicitors & conveyancers Part of large market-leading nationwide franchise Much inter-trading between franchisee offices Covering most of Somerset, west & north Dorset Turnover £285,000 (y/e 31.03.05). £167,000 in 6 months to 30.09.05 Net Profit £90,000 (y/e 31.03.05) – on course for substantial increase following year Genuine scope to expand Operating from home base (to be

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17
May

SOLD – Taxi & Private Hire Business, Cornwall – Marketing Price £79,500

2 private hire cars plus 2 hackney plated taxis Established 1935 – long standing private hire agreements Turnover on target to be around £90,000 at 76% Gross Profit Projected Net Profit around £55,000 Operated from home. Business to relocate

15
May

SOLD – Service Business Serving Property Professionals, Gloucestershire – Marketing Price £150,000

Conducting property searches for solicitors & conveyancers Part of large national franchise Home based Growing Turnover around £250,000 Net Profit £70,000 to £80,000 Large territory, far from fully exploited Owner’s 4 bedroom house optionally available

24
Feb

SOLD – Service Business Supporting Property Professionals, West Midlands – Marketing Price £1,250,000

Conducting property searches for solicitors & conveyancers Fully staffed & under management Part of established national franchise Extensive postcode territory Modern easily accessible leasehold premises Full I.T. suite with bespoke software Extensive franchisor training & support Beneficial inter-franchisee trading Turnover £1,766,651 Gross Profit £739,055 Net Profit £480,918

17
Feb

SOLD – Manufacturer of Customised Plastic Stationery Products, Devon – Marketing Price £95,000

Well established with a strong customer base  Very comprehensively equipped allowing wide scope of work  Turnover £130,000 at 61.5% gross profit margin  Net Profit £58,000  Niche market – all work to order – nothing produced ‘on spec’  Retirement sale 

12
Jan

SOLD – Industrial Fencing Business, Westcountry – Marketing Price £400,000

Established over 16 years  Working mainly for major contractors on large sites including railways  Turnover £1 million +  High gross profit margin  Net profit £145,000 (y/e 30.04.05)  Well qualified workforce – very limited owner involvement  ISO 9002 accredited  Excellent order book/prospects 

6
Jan

SOLD – Distributor of Bags & Wrappings, Cornwall – Marketing Price £25,000

Long established with around 150 regular customers Genuine one person business – no staff employed Easy hours covering most of Cornwall Turnover £77,659 at 35% Gross Profit Most customers pay C.O.D. Retirement sale – much scope for more business  

3
Jan

SOLD – Suppliers of Building Management Systems, Southern England/South Wales – Marketing Price £125,000

Established 30 years Consultancy and supply – electrical work sub-contracted Security systems, fire detection & alarms, call & paging systems, building & plant monitoring & management systems Appointed agents/distributors for leading manufacturers Own brand paging products Turnover £297,000 (y/e 31.03.05) Gross Profit margin 59% (y/e 31.03.05)  Net Profit £87,000 (y/e 31.03.05)  Owner only spends 50% of his time in this

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