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Manufacturing - up to $800,000
Manufacturing - more than $800,000

Wholesale/Import/Distribution - up to $800,000
Wholesale/Import/Distribution - more than $800,000

Service & Other - up to $800,000
Service & Other - more than $800,000 


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ALL potential purchasers must complete a confidentiality agreement prior to any specific detail being supplied.

Note:
In the business listings below the term "AGREED SALE" means agreement has been reached to purchase the business and the business is off the market, in most cases pending due diligence and finance approval.

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Manufacturing (up to $800,000)


  Engineering Services (VIC) NEW REF#:PS479
  • Highly respected, well known name.
  • Reputation for on-time, in-full, in-spec service
  • Owner retiring

    This 39 year old business has invested in specialised engineering equipment enabling it to produce custom made products that their customers prefer to outsource. Ultimately the products are largely used in the food, transport, mining, defence and energy markets.  At the heart of this business is a service package that appeals to over 100 customers, most of whom are regular / repeat buyers and who rely on this service. Skilled employees, well maintained plant & equipment. Can be moved.

Price: $160,000 + SAV ($180,000) Contact Peter Stark
email
or (03) 9885 3088

  Manufacturing - Roller & Venetian Blinds (VIC) NEW
REF#:WM339

Supplying Products to Builders, Developers, Property Managers, Retailers/Resellers and Direct to the Public

This second generation business is located in the Southern suburbs and is one of a small number of manufacturers of roller and venetian blinds in Melbourne, providing it with 3 separate channels to market:-

  • Commercial - builders, developers, property managers, repair/maintenance co's
  • Wholesale - Blind retailers and resellers
  • Direct to the end user

Sales are around $2.2 mil with profit to the owner of over $150K per year. The factory is equipped with modern machinery including automatic and laser cutting technology. Cash flow is excellent as around 1/3 of customers pay a deposit and balance on installation.

This is not a technical operation and the experienced staff work with minimal supervision and many are long term.

We believe new, enthusiastic owners will take advantage of the business's fantastic reputation for quality and service and build the business into a major player in the supply of blinds in Victoria.

The owner is looking to retire but is happy to provide a generous handover to the successful purchaser.

Price: $195,000 + SAV ($100,000) Contact Wayne Marlow
email
or (03) 9885 3088

  Sheet Metal Fabrication - Northern Subs (VIC) AGREED SALE
REF#:GR820

This business is a manufacturer of made to order and regular sheet metal products and supplies components to a wide range of industries including engineering, telecommunications, construction and manufacturing.

Around 98% of customers are located in Victoria with one long term customer in NSW.

With the exception of the production manager, all other employees are semi-skilled
.

  • Has been in operation since 1978.  
  • Part time owner - an experienced production manager looks after the day to day operations.
  • You DO NOT required any specific skills.
  • Very well equipped.
  • The owner has other unrelated businesses interests and this one has been just coasting along for several years.
  • Premises can be leased or purchased.
  • T/O has averaged around $1mil PA for the last 4 years.
This would be a fantastic bolt on for an existing metal fabricator to incorporate into their current operations.

However, it would also be an exciting opportunity for an owner/operator looking for a solid base on which to build.

This is not a collection of crappy old machinery pretending to be a "business". It is a well equipped, long established manufacturer in need of a new owner to grab it by the scruff of the neck and knock it into shape!
Price: $245,000 + SAV ($50,000) Contact Gary Ralph
email
or (03) 9885 3088

  Metal Fabrication (VIC) AGREED SALE
REF#:LF248

This business manufacturers and repairs machines for the medical industry in addition to manufacturing mezzanine floors, staircases and building frames.

Customers include several blue chip companies in medical waste companies, pallet racking and fire testing.

  • In operation since 2000
  • High demand for product and services
  • Room for expansion.........The owner regularly turns work away!
  • Equal spread of customers
  • No website-word of mouth referrals only
  • Sales around $550K to $600K with profit to the owner around $170K p.a.

This would be an ideal addition to an existing fabricator looking to increase sales or profits or equally suited to an owner/operator looking for a solid, profitable business.

Price: $250,000 + SAV ($10,000) Contact Linda Foran
email
or (03) 9885 3088

  Manufacturing - Industrial 'Must Have' Products (VIC) NEW
REF#:LF251
  • Established 2004
  • Basic, non technical manufacturing
  • Mostly “must have” OH & S products.
  • Products sold Australia wide

This business enjoys consistent sales of around $1.2mil pa with the average profit to the full-time owner of $290,000 pa for the last 3 years. The business has a large variety of customers around Australia and there is still plenty of scope for new, enthusiastic owners. This is not a technical business and is ideal for an owner operator or add to an existing manufacturing or wholesale/distributor business. The current owner will consider remaining on a part-time basis, if required. This is a very rare opportunity to secure a profitable, well established business in a very strong, consistently growing market sector

Price: $550,000 + SAV ($160,000) Contact Linda Foran
email
or (03) 9885 3088

  Blending, Repacking, Distribution and Trade Supply (VIC)
REF#:WM806

This long established business supplies products to a broad range of manufacturers & fabricators of metal, timber, fibreglass, plus automotive repair/restoration, marine, truck builders/repairers and many others.

Sales have been consistently growing over the last 5 years, the 16/17 year is going to be around $2.0 mil PA with a profit to the owner of just under $300K.

Cash flow is fantastic as approximately 20% of sales are paid COD.


This is NOT a technical business, the ideal purchaser would have a background in business and sales development or add it to your existing trade/industrial supply operation.

The business has excellent systems in place and is very well equipped to cater for continued growth over the coming years.

Buyers are always telling us they want a solid business with good infrastructure and plenty of genuine up side....... if that's you, then this is definitely worth a look!

Price: $699,000 + SAV ($250,000) Contact Wayne Marlow
email
or (03) 9885 3088

  Fabrication, Plumbing, Heating and Air Con - Regional Location (VIC) NEW
REF#:LF246

Established in 1975 this business is the one stop destination for Plumbing, Roofing, Heating, Cooling, Hot Water and the fabrication of gutters & flues covering over a 100-km radius throughout this Victorian region.

Sales over recent years have been $3M however with the introduction of improved systems and efficiencies, sales for the 16/17 year are on target to exceed $4M with an EBITA of approximately $300,000 PA.

Customers are in excess of 5,000 and include government agencies, estate agents, builders and other plumbing & air conditioning/heating businesses.
A significant part of the business (65%) is made up of direct sales to the end user.

After over 40 years the owner is looking to retire but is happy to stay on part-time (2-3 days) a week if required. In addition, there are senior employees throughout the operation who will stay on to insure continuity.

This is a rare opportunity to secure a solid profitable business of prominence within this strong regional centre.

Price: $800,000 + SAV ($140,000) Contact Linda Foran
email
or (03) 9885 3088


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Manufacturing (more than $800,000)


 

Flexible Plastic Packaging (VIC)AGREED SALE

REF#: WM334

Extrusion, Conversion and Recycling

This well established, family owned business has an excellent customer base around Melbourne and is very well equipped for now and well into the future.

T/O is around $2.3 mil PA with an EBITDA of $550K and growing.

Virtually everything is made to order, so stock holding is minimal and cash flow is excellent.

The business has the all of the usual extrusion, printing (single colour) and conversion machinery but what sets it apart from most of the others is that it also has a full in-house recycling plant which produces a significant amount of raw material for the business and reduces the reliance on outside raw materials suppliers.

This is not a technical business - you don't need to be an industrial chemist or an engineer - a reasonable understanding of manufacturing processes would be a ideal.

Don't miss this this excellent opportunity to purchase a strong business with a solid profit history where all of the hard work has been done.

Price: $1.2 mil + SAV ($100,000) Contact Wayne Marlow
email
or (03) 9885 3088

 

Truss Plant and Timber Yard (VIC)

REF#: WM336

Long Term Owner Looking to Retire

This well established and highly regarded business has been trading since the 1980's and boasts a diverse customer base of large and small builders, tradespeople and the general public.

The business is located in metropolitan Melbourne and each division (truss plant and timber yard) has an experienced manager taking care of the day to day running and the owner has an overall supervisory role.

T/O for 15/16 was just under $8.0 mil with an EBITDA in excess of $360K and this year is likely to be at least the same or higher.

The business is perfect for owner operators or add it to your existing timber and/or truss operations.

Truss plants rarely come on the market and they are always snapped up quickly, so this is a very rare opportunity to purchase a well equipped truss plant PLUS a timber yard that have been in the same hands for nearly 30 years.

Price: $1.2 mil + SAV ($800,000) Contact Wayne Marlow
email
or (03) 9885 3088

  Industrial Products (VIC) AGREED SALE
REF#:GR815
  • Established 1991
  • Accredited manufacturer and supplier
  • Basic light manufacturing
  • “MUST HAVE” products sold in to almost every sector

The business has a large customer base of end-users and resellers which are spread across a broad range of industrial sectors
This fantastic business has had year in, year out sales of around $1.1 mil PA with the average profit to the full time owner of around $478,000 PA for the last 3 years.
The owner’s role does not require any specific technical expertise which makes this business ideal for the owner operator or would be a valuable addition to an existing  light manufacturing or wholesale/distributor business. After 25 successful years the owners are ready to retire.

Price: $1.3 mil + SAV ($150,000) Contact Gary Ralph
email
or (03) 9885 3088

  Manufacturing, Sales and Service (VIC) NEW
Earthmoving and Agricultural Equipment - Regional Location
REF#:LF245

This very long established business manufactures a well known range of large equipment for the earthmoving, civil construction and agricultural sectors, sells other equipment, spares & consumables and has a maintenance and service department.

T/O is around $4.0 mil PA with an EBITDA of approximately $700,000 PA.

The business has a strong repeat customer base and
the 3 separate sales channels provide the business with a fantastic diversity of income.

Importantly, cash flow is excellent for a business of this type as around half of the sales are COD.

After more than 30 years the owner is looking to retire but he is happy to provide a generous handover to the successful purchaser. In addition, there are senior employees throughout the operation keen to stay on, so continuity will be assured.

This is a very rare opportunity to secure a solid regional business with an impressive track record, manufacturing its own branded range of machinery.

Price: $1.5 mil + SAV ($1.4 mil) Contact Linda Foran
email
or (03) 9885 3088

  Productivity Boosting Equipment (VIC) REF#:PS472
  • Own designs and brand
  • Used in many strong market sectors
  • 27 years established … sales >$4 million pa
  • National customer base
  • Exclusive distribution agreements.

    Well proven, high quality products demanded by customers in multiple market sectors (>15) to significantly improve their production costs and efficiencies, particularly in materials handling. With over 6,000 successful installations there are many customer endorsements. You will be impressed by the strong business strategy on which the business is built. This spans fundamental competitive advantages, a well known ‘brand’ that is owned and carefully promoted, experienced employees, modern premises and well fitted out factory, a predictable aftermarket scheduled service (around 30% of total sales), good location and experienced employees. Senior managers who ‘have-the-knowledge’ are committed to staying on.

Price: $1.51 mil + SAV Contact Peter Stark
email
or (03) 9885 3088

  Essential Products - Trucking Industry (VIC)
REF#: PS475
  • Exclusive distribution rights
  • Industrial specialised franchise, world leading in its sector.
  • Strong competitive advantages
  • 37 years established, owner retiring
  • Attractive profits, sales over $4 million pa
  • Near regional location

This business manufactures, wholesales and retails its product range in the Gippsland region on an exclusive basis. The products are not only essential to the trucking industry, they provided significant productivity benefits. Barriers to entry are high. Not a highly technical business so that it can be run by a new owner with good general management skills. High level of repeat buying customers who come from many market sectors, specialised equipment and employee skills in place. Operating 5 days per week, and offers impressive growth prospects. Senior manager capable of running the business is in place, this enables the new owner to be either ‘hands-on’ or to manage from a distance.

Price: $2.18 mil + SAV ($600,000) Contact Peter Stark
email
or (03) 9885 3088



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Wholesale/Import/Distribution (up to $800,000)



  Auto Parts - Used, Reco & New - One Make Specialist (VIC)
PRICE REDUCED
REF#:GR804
Same owner for 40 years. One (Japanese) make specialist selling used, reconditioned and new parts to mechanics, panel shops, dealerships, auto electricians and the general public. The business also has a fully equipped workshop with 2 hoists. T/O is around $500,000 pa and there is an excellent mix of account and COD customers. This well known business is in need of some new blood and we believe an enthusiastic owner will grab hold of this solid base and build the business and easily improve sales and profits. A new lease is available or the business can be relocated.
Price: $60,000 + SAV ($80,000) Contact Gary Ralph
email
or (03) 9885 3088

  Sporting Goods - Equipment, Clothing and Accessories (VIC)PRICE REDUCED
REF#:LF235

The business supplies a niche range of sports equipment, clothing and accessories via a retail store (short 5 1/2 day week) and a strong on-line web sales platform that accounts for 40% of total revenue.  Sales are around $300K per annum with a profit to the owner of around $65K. With clear growth potential and a lifestyle location, this business with a long trading history, a variety of income channels and a well-known industry name, will provide a solid base to build.  Seeking retirement, the owners are happy to provide a generous handover to maximise the continual success of this business.

Price NOW: $95,000 + SAV ($35,000) Contact Linda Foran
email
or (03) 9885 3088

  Cleaning Supplies (VIC) NEW AGREED SALE
REF#:GR823

This business provides customers with a range of cleaning essentials including cleaning equipment, consumables, accessories and chemicals, it also has a service and repair centre.

• Has been in operation since 2011.
• Would suit husband and wife or partnership.
• You DO NOT required any specific skills.
• Excellent spread of customers.
• High exposure, main road retail/wholesale premises with a long lease.
• Operates 5 1/2 days per week.

This would be a fantastic bolt on for an existing supply business to incorporate into their current operations.
However, it would also be an exciting opportunity for an owner/operator looking for a solid base on which to build.

The present owners have taken their eye off the ball over the past couple of years, a fully committed, enthusiastic, “hands on” person would be ideal to kick start this business and to get it back on track!!!!

Price: $110,000 + SAV ($50,000) Contact Gary Ralph
email
or (03) 9885 3088

 

Industrial Supplies, Installation and Service (VIC) PRICE REDUCED

REF#: WM330

Hydraulics, Lubrication and Fluid Management Products and Consumables

This impressive operation was established by the current owner in the late 1980's and sells, installs, repairs and services a broad range of products and brands in the hydraulics sector. This business is the largest Victorian distributor for one of the market leaders from the USA and as such the successful purchaser will need to be approved by the USA principals.

T/O is around $1.0 mil PA with good profits and healthy margins.

For the last 15 years the owner has lived interstate, so the day to day running of the business is handled by a small team of experienced staff. The business's IT system provides the owner with full remote access and his role in the business is mostly payroll and purchasing.

The local manager has reduced his involvement to 3 days per week with a view to fully retiring within the next couple of years, so now is the ideal time for a new enthusiastic owner/operator to take over the business and have the part time manager work with them to ensure a smooth transition.

This is a perfect opportunity for a suitably qualified (engineering or mechanical background is a must) person to secure a profitable business with important, internationally renowned brands and take it to the next level.

Price NOW: $195,000 + SAV ($180,000) Contact Wayne Marlow
email
or (03) 9885 3088

  Specialised Hardware - Wholesale (VIC) NEW REF#:PS480
  • Gas and liquid sectors
  • Full range supplier enabling first class service
  • About 60 repeat customers
  • Some exclusive product lines.

This well established wholesale business is founded on a wide range of specialised hardware products that are essential in the gas and liquid market sectors. Customers come from a diverse range of businesses spanning water treatment, scientific, power generation, food production and plastics manufacturing and others. The infrastructure is sound but a well directed marketing and sales program is needed. There is no website or proactive sales input. There is a modern premises conveniently located. Great scope for a new owner with sales and marketing skills.

Price: $260,000 + SAV Contact Peter Stark
email
or (03) 9885 3088

 

Food and Beverage Distribution - Regional City (VIC) NEW

REF#: WM338

Most products are pre-sold or commission/contract deliveries, so stock on hand is minimal.
This is a very rare opportunity to purchase a 20 year old food and beverage distributor with a rock solid customer base of cafes, restaurants, hotels, nursing homes and many other foodservice and hospitality businesses. T/O is around $1.4 mil with a profit to the owner of $180K+ pa. Cash flow is fantastic as most customers pay COD, 7 or 14 days and ALL pay within 30 days!! The business is regularly offered new product lines but the owner has other business interests so he has only taken on a small number of new products. This means new enthusiastic owners with a focus on this business will easily take advantage of the enormous number of growth opportunities and should easily increase sales and profits in the short to medium term. This is a perfect business for a family or partners and we all know that food businesses are always snapped up, so get moving!!

Price: $495,000 + SAV ($8,000) Contact Wayne Marlow
email
or (03) 9885 3088

  Import/Distribution - Specialised Foods (VIC)
REF#: PS476
  • Established over 50 years ago
  • Import & distribution (to wholesalers) of Specialised Foods
  • Well known and respected trading name + brands

    The primary importer for a wide range of dried and seasonal fruit and nuts. There are approx. 12 international suppliers from 6 countries who have been exclusively used for many years.

    Sales are to wholesalers nationally and T/O is approx. $4.0 mil pa.

    The business is run by a General Manager and there are only 4 employees (incl 2 casuals).

    Well located premises (SE suburbs) available for sale or lease.

    Stock:  approx. $800,000 all held in either cool room or freezer. Owner retiring.

Price: $550,000 + SAV ($800,000) Contact Peter Stark
email
or (03) 9885 3088

  Distribution Niche Operation (VIC) NEW
REF#:GR828

Distribution services for a diverse range of small to medium size clients

∙ Excellent spread of customers
∙ Around three quarters of active customers are located Victoria
∙ T/O has averaged over $1.4mil PA with the average profit to the owner of around $225K PA
∙ Minimal competition
∙ A long lease is available or relocate
∙ Cashflow is fantastic as approx. 99% of sales are paid COD

Operating 5 days a week, this business offers an excellent opportunity to further develop and grow the interstate markets and would be a fantastic for an owner operator or bolt it on to your existing distribution business.

Price: $695,000 Contact Gary Ralph
email
or (03) 9885 3088

  Distribution / Trade Supply (VIC)
REF#:WM806

This long established business supplies products to a broad range of manufacturers & fabricators of metal, timber, fibreglass, plus automotive repair/restoration, marine, truck builders/repairers and many others.

Sales have been consistently growing over the last 5 years, the 16/17 year is going to be around $2.0 mil PA with a profit to the owner of just under $300K.

Cash flow is fantastic as approximately 20% of sales are paid COD.


This is NOT a technical business, the ideal purchaser would have a background in business and sales development or add it to your existing trade/industrial supply operation.

The business has excellent systems in place and is very well equipped to cater for continued growth over the coming years.

Buyers are always telling us they want a solid business with good infrastructure and plenty of genuine up side....... if that's you, then this is definitely worth a look!

Price: $699,000 + SAV ($250,000) Contact Wayne Marlow
email
or (03) 9885 3088

  Import - Branded Equipment Sales, Spares and Service (VIC)
REF#:WM315
  • Well known 'in house' brand and other agency lines
  • T/O around $6.0 million PA with profit around $600K.
  • Fantastic cash flow, most sales are COD.

    This long established business supplies equipment, spares and service to a large customer base including large and small businesses, schools and government departments throughout the Eastern states.

    Around 80% of sales are the business's own branded range with the balance of sales being agency lines from various well known, overseas manufacturers. The business sells to a very broad range of industries and has no reliance on any one customer or industry sector.

    This is a rare opportunity to purchase a strong business with an established brand in the market. Ideal for an owner/operator or add it to an existing machinery/equipment sales organisation.

    The owner may consider payment terms on the stock for a reasonable time after settlement T.A.P.

Price: $760,000 + SAV ($2.0 mil+) Contact Wayne Marlow
email
or (03) 9885 3088

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Wholesale/Import/Distribution (more than $800,000)


  Agricultural Machinery Dealership (VIC) NEW
Strong Regional Location
REF#:LF249

This very well established business sells a well known range of agricultural equipment, spare parts and has a maintenance and service department.

T/O is around $4.0 mil PA with an EBITA of approximately $400,000 PA

The business has a strong repeat customer base and the 5 separate sales channels provide the business with a fantastic diversity of income.

Cash flow is excellent with around 83% of sales C.O.D

There are several loyal experienced staff keen to remain and the owner is willing to provide a generous handover.  He will also consider remaining in the business as a consultant if required for a period of time.

This is a very rare opportunity to secure a solid regional business, close to Melbourne with an impressive reputation.

Price: $850,000 + SAV ($2.8 mil) Contact Linda Foran
email
or (03) 9885 3088

  Import/Distribution - Lubricants (VIC) NEW AGREED SALE
REF#:LF250

This is an independently owned lubrication business, importing and distributing quality lubricants and related products to the earthmoving, construction, transport and agricultural markets.

80% of customers are located within metropolitan Melbourne. This business can be relocated to anywhere within the state.

  • In operation since 2002
  • Two part-time owners – one wishes to stay on as an employee, ensuring high level of product knowledge and customer retention
  • Product knowledge, Sales, Marketing and Distribution experience a bonus but not essential
  • Easily run by one part-time owner and a part or full time sales rep
  • T/O consistently around $1.5M-$1.6M for past five years

This would be a fantastic bolt on for an existing lubricant or related product wholesaler to incorporate into their current operations.

However, it would also be an exciting opportunity for an owner/operator looking for a solid base on which to build.

Net Profit before one part-time owner/operator wage and super averages $350K

Price: $925,000 + SAV ($150,000) Contact Linda Foran
email
or (03) 9885 3088

  Specialised Commercial Products & Service (VIC) NEW REF#:PS478
  • Design, supply, maintain
  • Strong repeat customer base
  • ‘Under management’ – day-to-day operation

Built on the foundation of high quality products and services for a solid, long term growth market sector. This 13 year old business displays impressive expansion from its start in 2004 to a turnover exceeding $5 million in FY2017 along with attractive profit margins. The business infrastructure has been carefully built … in addition to an outstanding product range there is a proven successful marketing strategy, many large repeat customers, well experienced employees, reliable suppliers. There is a well located modern premises with a long lease available. Priced to offer the new owner a good commercial ROI.

Price: $1.17 mil + SAV ($30,000) Contact Peter Stark
email
or (03) 9885 3088

  National Wholesaler/Importer - Specialised Giftware (VIC)
AGREED SALE

REF#: PS469
  • A market leader in a positive/long-term growth sector.
  • Over 60 years of operation; Sales over $5 million pa.
  • Brand & reputation held in high esteem nationally.
  • Great infrastructure & competitive advantages.
  • A well established distribution channel … ready to be used for other products.
  • Owners ready to retire.

    This is a rare opportunity … how often does a business come along that has over 60 years of successful operation? Within its sector this business is very well known by decision makers who are selling through their retail outlets nationally.

    The infrastructure is impressive … knowledgeable staff, extensive in-house developed Intellectual Property, a product range that enables a ‘One-Stop-Shop’ advantage, well qualified international suppliers.

    Growth opportunities are attractive. Purpose built head office / national distribution centre (Melbourne Eastern subs).
Total investment around $1.7 mil including stock Contact Peter Stark
email
or (03) 9885 3088

 

Food Service Distributor - Specialty Products (VIC)

REF#: WM332

Highly Respected Supplier to Victoria's Premium Restaurants, Hotels and Caterers

For more that 20 years this business has supplied specialty and 'hard to get' dry, dairy and frozen food products to an enviable customer base of 4 and 5 star restaurants, hotels, caterers and other food businesses around metropolitan Melbourne and regional Victoria.

Sales for the 16/17 year are expected to be just under $10 million with an EBITDA of $900K+.

Unlike many food service businesses that rely on high volume/low margin commodity lines, this one focuses on providing gourmet products to the upper end of the food service market, where quality and reliability are far more important than price!

The business is located in a purpose built premises with ample room for the ongoing growth.

This is a rare opportunity to purchase a well established and well known food service player. The business can easily continue to be run as a very profitable free standing enterprise OR add it to an existing food service business as an avenue into the lucrative upper end of the food industry.

Price: $2.95 mil + SAV ($400,000) Contact Wayne Marlow
email
or (03) 9885 3088

 

Food Wholesaler and Distributor (VIC)

REF#: WM337

Very Long Established Food Wholesale Business with Several Channels to Market

This 30+ year old business is a contracted supplier to a very strong client base throughout metro and regional Victoria.

Sales are over $10.0 mil PA with most paying in 30 days or less!

The business has a host of experienced, capable staff including a General Manager and first class, company wide reporting systems, making it an ideal operation for investors looking to enter the food industry.

The business operates from modern premises with plenty of space and infrastructure for now and into the future.

The absentee owners have several other investments and they are looking to divest this operation to free up capital for other unrelated business ventures.

Price: $3.4 mil (neg) mil + SAV ($500,000) Contact Wayne Marlow
email
or (03) 9885 3088

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Service & Other (up to $800,000)


  Auto Parts & Fitting - Used & New - One Make Specialist (VIC)
PRICE REDUCED
REF#:GR804
Same owner for 40 years. One (Japanese) make specialist selling used, reconditioned and new parts to mechanics, panel shops, dealerships, auto electricians and the general public. The business also has a fully equipped workshop with 2 hoists. T/O is around $500,000 pa and there is an excellent mix of account and COD customers. This well known business is in need of some new blood and we believe an enthusiastic owner will grab hold of this solid base and build the business and easily improve sales and profits. A new lease is available or the business can be relocated.
Price NOW: $60,000 + SAV ($80,000) Contact Gary Ralph
email
or (03) 9885 3088

  Niche Plumbing Service and Maintenance (VIC) NEW AGREED SALE REF#:GR825

This business has focused on the service, installation and maintenance of Thermostatic Mixing Valves in aged care facilities, hospitals and clinics.

Many long term customers and agreements keep the part time owner and one employee very busy, so there's no sitting around waiting for the phone to ring!

• Over 90% of customers are in the fast growing aged care and health industry
• Some customers have a 12-month by 12-month written service agreement
• Has been in operation since 1972
• All customers are located in Metropolitan Melbourne
• T/O has averaged over $270K PA with the average profit to the part time owner of around $86K PA for the last 5 years
• Very little weekend work
• The owners are selling because they would like to retire


The owner is regularly asked by existing customers to perform other general plumbing duties but he says NO as he only wants to work part time.

This would be a fantastic bolt on to an existing plumbing business who is looking to get into new markets.

This very well established business is not your ordinary plumbing contractor, enquire now !!!
Price: $98,000 + SAV ($5,000) Contact Gary Ralph
email
or (03) 9885 3088

  Mobile Hydraulic Service and Maintenance (VIC) NEW REF#:GR827

This mobile business offers a range of service, installation and repairs for all types of hydraulic systems.

Specialising in the niche areas of civil construction and earth moving machinery.

∙ Simple business run from home
∙ Fully fitted and stocked van
∙ Has been in operation since 2007
∙ Over 150 active customers are all located in Metropolitan Melbourne
∙ T/O has averaged over $169K PA with the average profit to the owner of around $76K PA for the last 3 years
∙ Very little weekend work
∙ The owner is selling because he would like to retire

This would be a fantastic bolt on to an existing hydraulic business or a motor mechanic who is looking to break into new markets.

Price: $98,000 + SAV ($60,000) Contact Gary Ralph
email
or (03) 9885 3088

Ultratune (VIC) REF#:NR102

Ultra tune Franchise Eastern Suburbs.

Great opportunity for a mechanic looking to operate own business. Eastern suburbs. Very handy to East Link Freeway.

The store is based on a busy main road with plenty of exposure. There is easy access to the workshop and a substantial amount of onsite parking available. The workshop is fairly large and includes 4 hoists, storage facilities, kitchenette, and front office. Specialised machinery available include - air conditioning recharger, power steering fluid flushing system, disc brake machinery, tyre machine, wheel balancing machine, wheel alignment machine and lots more!

The store is up to Ultratune standards and would need no extra investment to operate. There are 2 efficient, employees who are willing to stay on with the new owner. The existing franchisee is also willing to stay on for a period of up to 3 months for hand over and training.

The current owner has no mechanical knowledge and is dependent on staff.

The vendor is looking for a quick sale and will look at any reasonable offer.

Price NOW: $99,000 + SAV Contact Nino Ruscitti email or
(03) 9885 3088

  Engineering Services (VIC) NEW REF#:PS479
  • Highly respected, well known name.
  • Reputation for on-time, in-full, in-spec service
  • Owner retiring

    This 39 year old business has invested in specialised engineering equipment enabling it to produce custom made products that their customers prefer to outsource. Ultimately the products are largely used in the food, transport, mining, defence and energy markets.  At the heart of this business is a service package that appeals to over 100 customers, most of whom are regular / repeat buyers and who rely on this service. Skilled employees, well maintained plant & equipment. Can be moved.

Price: $160,000 + SAV ($180,000) Contact Peter Stark
email
or (03) 9885 3088

  Commercial Painting - Niche Markets (VIC) NEW
REF#:GR826

This business has focused on the niche area of commercial and retail fit outs in shopping centres, sporting facilities, education, health and other government departments.

Their customers are small to medium construction and building companies who do a variety of commercial work.

∙ Idea for a qualified painter or project manager
∙ Established in 2010
∙ All customers are located in Metropolitan Melbourne
∙ T/O has averaged over $410K PA with the average profit to the part time owner of around $150K PA for the last 3 years
∙ Very little weekend work
∙ The owners are selling because they would like to move interstate


The business would be a fantastic bolt on to an existing painting or services business who is looking for regular work in the huge commercial market.  

This very well established business is not your ordinary painting contractor, enquire now !!!
Price: $195,000 Contact Gary Ralph
email
or (03) 9885 3088

 

Service/Repairs, Equipment & Parts - Pumps & Spray Gear (VIC)

REF#: WM324
  • Authorised Service Centre for the Leading Brands in the Industry
  • Australian Sales and Service Agent for Major European Brand
    This very long established one man band repairs, services and sells pumps and spray gear to large and small customers around the Melbourne metro, regional Victoria and some interstate areas. Sales are consistently around $375,000 PA with very good margins and low overheads. Leave it in its current location or relocate to virtually anywhere in the metro area. Cash flow is fantastic as most customers pay COD. This is an ideal business for a mechanically minded, hand's on owner operator or add it to your existing parts of service business. Note around 70% of income is from service/repairs so the purchase will need a technical/mechanical background.
Price: $220,000 + SAV ($150,000) Contact Wayne Marlow
email
or (03) 9885 3088

  Electrical Services & Maintenance (VIC) NEW
REF#:GR822

If you’re tired of crawling around in ceilings and up ladders in the rain this may well be what you are looking for!

This business is ideal for a tradesperson who is looking to get off the tools and to take on a general management role.

The long term business is an “Inside” and “Voice/Data/Video” (VDV) electrical contractor who provides services to a variety of markets.

  • Has focussed on niche markets such as management services and commercial building industry
  • Very experienced staff
  • Has been in operation since 1982
  • All customers are located in the South-Eastern Suburbs of Melbourne
  • Extensive range of equipment which includes vehicles
  • Premises can be leased or the business could be easily relocated
  • T/O has averaged over $1.17mil PA with the average profit to the full time owner of around $180K PA for the last 4 years
  • Very little weekend work
  • The owners would like to retire
This would be a fantastic bolt on to an existing electrical business.

A very well established business is not your ordinary electrical contractor, make the call.
Price: $275,000 + SAV ($10,000) Contact Gary Ralph
email
or (03) 9885 3088

  Tree Removal and Pruning - Franchise (VIC) NEW 
REF#:LF247

Well established profitable business which is ideal for the 1st time business owner.

Established territory which can be expanded further afield providing plenty of opportunity to increase sales in the short term.

Regular repeat clientele including Real Estate Agents, Body Corporates, Builders, Landscape Gardeners, Maintenance Contractors and the general public.

Operational certificates can easily be obtained through single day courses, while formal qualifications if desired take no more than a twelve-month part-time (2 evenings) course.

All Plant & Equipment required to operate the business is included in the sale unencumbered.

Average profit to the owner has been around $130,000 PA for the last three years.

The strong support from the franchisor makes this a perfect 1st business.

Price: $295,000 + SAV ($3,000) Contact Linda Foran
email
or (03) 9885 3088

  Specialist Auto Transmission Services (VIC)
REF#:GR808

Virtually No Competition in its Specialist Field
T/O has been consistently in excess of $800,000 PA and profit to the owner is around $245,000 PA. Operating since 1977, this business is the leading transmission rebuild and automotive repair business in a large regional Victorian city. The business has a reputation for quality and service and is fully equipped to service a wide range of customers. Excellent cash flow with around 95% of customers paying COD. The new owner would need specific technical expertise with an automotive service background. Ideal for an owner/operator or would be a valuable addition to an existing automotive business.
Opportunity to purchase or lease the existing property.

Price: $345,000 + SAV ($70,000) Contact Gary Ralph
email
or (03) 9885 3088

  Commercial Services (VIC) NEW
REF#:GR818

This excellent business provides services to councils, private contractors and the civil (Roads and Infrastructure) construction industry.

  • Sales are around $500k PA with profit to a full time owner of $170K+ PA.
  • Has been in operation for more than 22 years.  
  • You DO NOT required any specific skills.
  • Customer contracts in place.
  • Established Franchisor (currently 1 franchisee) with future opportunities to establish other new Franchisees
If you are a “hands on” outdoor person with reasonable organisation skills and a building or associated industries background, this is the one you have been waiting for!!!.
Price: $345,000 + SAV ($10,000) Contact Gary Ralph
email
or (03) 9885 3088

  Taxi Business. Victorian owner - Interstate Operation
REF#:GR801

This highly profitable taxi business operating under full management with minimal input from the owner.

The owner lives in Victoria but the business is located interstate.

The purchaser will be given a 3 x 3 year lease on the licences.

The business has an in house mechanical workshop.

Sales are approx $878,000 p.a with profit of well over $200,000 to the part time owner.

The business would be ideal to add to an existing business or operate as a part time business/investment

Price: $400,000 Contact Gary Ralph
email
or (03) 9885 3088

  Education Consultancy - This is not an RTO (VIC) AGREED SALE
REF#:LF243

This business has been in successful operation for over 12 years and is a legitimate, highly respected consultancy operation, not a fly by night RTO!

The business has built an exceptional reputation within the Education Consultancy sector, providing a popular and renowned suite of educational programs to the public and private sectors around Australia and internationally.

All the core elements are in place to ensure an easy transition.  With one owner seeking retirement and the other willing to stay on permanently, new owners will be well positioned to further develop nationally and internationally.

The recent demand from China and other overseas destinations will ensure steady growth well into the future.

The profit to a full time owner operator has averaged around $280,000 PA for the last 3 - 4 years.

The successful purchasers will need an understanding of Education, Teaching and Childhood Development.

This is a very Confidential Sale. Details will only be provided to applicants with the appropriate experience and financial capabilities.

Price: $460,000 + SAV ($2,000) Contact Linda Foran
email
or (03) 9885 3088

  Plumbing, Heating, Air Con and Fabrication - Regional Location (VIC) NEW
REF#:LF246

Established in 1975 this business is the one stop destination for Plumbing, Roofing, Heating, Cooling, Hot Water and the fabrication of gutters & flues covering over a 100-km radius throughout this Victorian region.

Sales over recent years have been $3M however with the introduction of improved systems and efficiencies, sales for the 16/17 year are on target to exceed $4M with an EBITA of approximately $300,000 PA.

Customers are in excess of 5,000 and include government agencies, estate agents, builders and other plumbing & air conditioning/heating businesses.
A significant part of the business (65%) is made up of direct sales to the end user.

After over 40 years the owner is looking to retire but is happy to stay on part-time (2-3 days) a week if required. In addition, there are senior employees throughout the operation who will stay on to insure continuity.

This is a rare opportunity to secure a solid profitable business of prominence within this strong regional centre.

Price: $800,000 + SAV ($140,000) Contact Linda Foran
email
or (03) 9885 3088

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  Agricultural Machinery Dealership (VIC) NEW
Strong Regional Location
REF#:LF249

This very well established business sells a well known range of agricultural equipment, spare parts and has a maintenance and service department.

T/O is around $4.0 mil PA with an EBITA of approximately $480,000 PA

The business has a strong repeat customer base and the 5 separate sales channels provide the business with a fantastic diversity of income.

Cash flow is excellent with around 83% of sales C.O.D

There are several loyal experienced staff keen to remain and the owner is willing to provide a generous handover.  He will also consider remaining in the business as a consultant if required for a period of time.

This is a very rare opportunity to secure a solid regional business, close to Melbourne with an impressive reputation.

Price: $850,000 + SAV ($2.8 mil) Contact Linda Foran
email
or (03) 9885 3088

 

NICHE DESIGN / CONSTRUCT & ELECTRICAL RELATED BUSINESS (VIC)

REF#: PS464
  • Strong expanding market sector
  • Highly specialised Intellectual Property
  • National customers
  • Owner retiring

This well founded business has origins back to 1998 when the owner developed his specialised IP that is at the heart of the business today. This IP is very closely managed and it gives the business genuine competitive advantages which enable projects to be undertaken that competitors have declined. The business has completed over 200 projects (embedment of product in new buildings of many varying types) nationally that provide a most valuable array of experience and testimonials to draw from. The order book is full and the level of quotes is high. Growth prospects are genuine. The new owner should have good general management skills along with an appreciation of the construction and electrical markets.

Price: $1.02 mil + SAV ($65,000) Contact Peter Stark
email
or (03) 9885 3088

  Service & Maintenance - (VIC) NEW AGREED SALE
REF#: PS477
  • Strong demand, long term market sector
  • A market leader with 30 years of experience
  • Service agreements in place – mandatory regular service
  • Impressive assets -  people and equipment.

    This successful service business commenced in 1987 in a market sector that requires regular and repeat inspection and maintenance of equipment.

    The service is essential and undertaken on a scheduled basis by a team of skilled tradesmen in well equipped service vans.

    There are over 1,000 customers and good scope to grow further.

    Attractive competitive advantages have been carefully built into the business strategy.

    The new owner needs good general managements skills, the technical skills are held within the experienced staff.

    You will be impressed by this largely recession proof and profitable business

Price: $1.2 mil + SAV ($25,000) Contact Peter Stark
email
or (03) 9885 3088

 

Instrumentation - Service, Repair and Sales (VIC) AGREED SALE

REF#: WM333

Highly Regarded Instrumentation and Valve Business

Very long established NATA, ISO and AS/IEC accredited business supplying service, repairs and components to key industry sectors including resources, utilities, food, petro/chem and many others around Victoria and some interstate.

And just in case you're wondering THEY DON'T HAVE LARGE AUTOMOTIVE OEM CLIENTS WHO ARE CLOSING DOWN!


The business was established by the current owners in the early 1990's and over the last 4 or 5 years they have reduced their involvement to 2 or 3 days per week. The day to day operation is handled by management staff and a small team of experienced engineers and technicians.

T/O for the 15/16 financial year was around $2.0 mil PA with an EBITDA of approximately $565K and the current year is looking similar or better.

This is a very rare opportunity to purchase a profitable, specialist engineering business with a very impressive, blue chip customer base and excellent growth prospects.

This business would be a perfect bolt-on to an existing engineering services/sales business or it can easily remain as a free standing business and you can choose to be a part time or full time owner/operator.

Price: $1.35 mil + SAV ($20,000) Contact Wayne Marlow
email
or (03) 9885 3088


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