Businesses Wanted – Acquisitions – Deal Sourcing – Oct 2015

Investors I know, or know about, are always looking to invest in good businesses. The following are a few of the businesses they are looking for this month.

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Sector / Description

Turnover /
Earnings / Value


Accountancy Practice

Any turnover

UK Wide

Beauty Products (Wholesaler, Dist.)

£300K - £5M T/O

UK Wide

Holiday Park

< £2M Value


Hospitality - incl Food


Seaside towns only

Office Services
(cleaning, storage, relocation)

£1M+ T/O

S, SW, SE, London

Publishing (Online Content)

£1M+ T/O

Relocatable only

Agriculture, Farming & Related

< £10M Value

East Anglia only

Facilities Management

£5M+ T/O

SE Only


<2M T/O


Insurance (Life)


UK Wide

IT Services

< £5M T/O


Food, Transport, Storage

<£10M T/O

M4 Corridor

B2B (any)

£300K - £1M EBIT


Security, Cleaning >>

£1-£2M T/O

East Anglia

The above is but a small fraction of the UK businesses wanted this month. Whatever your business, and whatever the current T/O or profit, the chances are there is someone out there looking to buy it. To learn more about how to best extract value from your business, sign up for my newsletter.

Also in the news this month, Private Equity "dry powder" (funds available for investment) hits new highs. Revised rules to the UK Takeover Code deters PE firms from investing in public companies causing a fund flow that favours sellers of private businesses. Small cap (sub £20M) deals in Europe hit record levels.

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