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Wholesale/Retail Furniture (VIC)

REF#:GR850

The 22 year old business supplies imported and Australian made furniture and accessories to local and interstate customers.

The high profile, main road showroom can be leased or a new owner has the option to relocate the business.

∙ Impressive web site, with over 1,000 items linked to Google
∙ Around 30% of customers are interstate and order on-line  
∙ T/O has averaged around $600K for the past 2 financial years  
∙ Industry sectors are commercial builders, domestic, retail and developers
∙ Relatively short business hours

This business provides a rare opportunity to purchase a first-class, profitable furniture business that is NOT your ordinary retail outlet waiting for a customer to walk into the showroom, call to discuss

Price: $65,000 + SAV ($50,000)

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

Outdoor Power Equipment – High Profile Brand.  (SE Subs Melb)  NEW

REF#: GR861

This business offers a diverse range of products and services to the outdoor power equipment industry. A variety of trade, contractor and individual customers are spread across several industries such as domestic, sporting, local government, education and horticulture.

∙ Established in the early 90s
∙ An excellent spread of sectors and customers
∙ Majority of customers in SE Suburbs
∙ Providing new equipment sales, repairs, parts and service
∙ Cash flow is fantastic with around 90% of sales are paid COD
∙ Excellent location operating 5½ days per week
∙ Experienced manager in place

The business would be ideal for a “hands on” person who has experience with small engine service and repairs or would be an excellent addition to your existing operation.

Price: $195,000 + SAV ($130,000)

Contact Gary Ralph
email or (03) 9885 3088

Import / Distribution (VIC) Automotive Repair Equipment

REF#: LF265

Exclusive Australian agent for several well-known products/brand

This business supplies the automotive aftermarket with equipment and consumables for servicing the engine rebuilding trade and the brake and clutch trade.

  • Established in 1981
  • Sales are around $800K PA
  • Profit to owner approx. $127K PA
  • Genuine potential for growth

The business supplies customers throughout Australia.  Their clients include Repco Stores, Auto Barn Stores, Burson Stores and specialist repair businesses.

The business is ideal for a mechanically minded individual, or a bolt on to an existing automotive aftermarket supply operation.

Price: $220,000 + SAV ($350,000)

Contact Linda Foran
email or (03) 9885 3088

B2B Mail Distribution – Eastern Suburbs Melbourne (VIC) NEW

REF#: GR857

This business has been operating for 30+ years and provides a diverse range of distribution services to small to medium clients throughout the Eastern suburbs of Melbourne.

The business is run from the owners home so will need to be relocated.

T/O has averaged over $380K in recent years with the profit to a part time (20 hrs/w) owner of approximately $120K

No specific technical expertise required, the new owner would need some organisation, sales and marketing skills to service the established regular clients. 

Operating 5 days a week, this business provides a rare opportunity to further develop and grow the large customer base and would be ideal for a family, partnership, owner/operator or would be a valuable addition to your existing distribution business.

Price: $195,000

Contact Gary Ralph
email or (03) 9885 3088

Import / Distribution (VIC) Art & Craft Supplies to the Education Sector

REF#: LF271

This business has been in successful operation for over 30 years and is Australia’s major supplier to textile artists, fabric printers, spinners, weavers, felters and dyers of textile supplies, dyes and auxiliaries.

The business supplies School Supply Companies, Schools, Craft Shops, RMIT, Tafe Colleges and Universities Australia wide in addition to crafts people, hobbyists and small business owners.

  • Turnover approximately $800K
  • Profit to the owner of around $150K
  • Over 50% of sales are C.O.D
  • Plenty of scope to increase and change product offerings

The business would be ideally suited to a single owner/operator, partners or family group or alternatively as a valuable addition to an existing import distribution operation.

This is an ideal first time business, easy to run with no technical qualifications required.

Price: $295,000 + SAV ($150,000)

Contact Linda Foran
email or (03) 9885 3088

Wholesale Liquor (VIC)

Beer, Wine and Spirits – Plus Popular In-House Wine Label

REF#:WM355

VERY RARE OPPORTUNITY TO GET INTO THE LIQUOR INDUSTRY

This business was established by the current owner in the late 1990’s and has a broad client base of liquor stores, licensed supermarkets and hotels around metropolitan Melbourne and the inner regional areas.

Sales are around $1.2 mil PA, with good profits and excellent cash flow as 25% to 30% of sales are COD.

All products are sourced from local suppliers or importers, so there’s no need to carry huge amounts of stock.

One of the most exiting parts of this business is the in-house wine label. This isn’t just a bunch of clean skins, it is a genuine label that has grown from 3 to 15 lines in the last 4 years and demand is steadily increasing.

The business can remain in it’s current warehouse (around 300 sqm) or relocate it to your own premises.

Liquor wholesale businesses rarely come on the market, so we know this one won’t take long to sell!

Price: $365,000 + SAV ($225,000)

Contact Wayne Marlow
email or (03) 9885 3088

Floor Coverings Sales & Installation (VIC)

REF#:LF260

Located 1.5 hours from Melbourne, this business has been in successful operation since 2000.

The business specialises in the supply and installation of a broad range of carpets, vinyl (sheets, tiles & planks), floating timber floors, rugs, mats and runners to builders, developers, architects, interior designers and the general public.

  • Turnover approx. $1.6M
  • Profit to the owner of around $280K pa.
  • Long term staff
  • Excellent cash flow

The business would suit a single owner operator, partners or family group looking for a solid business in a strong regional area with easy access to Melbourne via freeway

Price: $490,000 + SAV ($300,000)

Contact Linda Foran
email or (03) 9885 3088

SPECIALIST TIMBER SUPPLIES – Environmentally Sustainable (VIC) NEW

REF#: LF275

This business was established nearly 30 years ago during which time it has built a unique business supplying Architects, Builders and Landscapers with a niche product offering.

The product range developed carries Trademarks and Registered Designs.  The raw material is naturally termite resistant, carries a high fire rating and is harvested from intensively sustainable well managed forests.

This environmentally sustainable product range with a multitude of possible applications, is not only beautiful but is available in a large range of finishes and colours, making it highly desirable in the market place to those looking to build something of lasting beauty while minimising their environmental footprint.

  • Turnover averages $1.8 mil PA
  • Profit to owner $256K PA
  • Excellent cash flow – 90% of clients are C.O.D.
  • Trade only customers
  • Documented systems and procedures
  • Experienced staff in place who require minimal supervision

As advertising and marketing activity have been negligible, (no sales representatives/agents) it wouldn’t take much for a” Sales” focused new owner to increase brand awareness and increase sales exponentially.

The sale of this business offers a rare opportunity to purchase a first-class business with an enviable reputation, strong customer base and genuine scope for continued growth.

Price: $495,000 + SAV ($400,000)

Contact Linda Foran
email or (03) 9885 3088

Import / Distribution – Machinery and Accessories NEW

REF#: LF266

Excellent range of brands from Europe, USA and Asia – Many exclusive

Established for over 50 years, this business is the exclusive Australian sales and service agent for many well known brands of metal working and engineering machinery and accessories

The business has a large and diverse client base around Australia and New Zealand including Universities, TAFEs, Manufacturing Engineers and Fabricators.

Cash flow is fantastic as most sales are paid via deposit and balance prior to delivery.

Sales are around $2.6 mil PA with profit to the owner of approximately $625K PA.

The business is located in metropolitan Melbourne but can be relocated to virtually anywhere.

There are experienced staff in place and the owner is happy to provide a generous handover to the successful purchaser after settlement.

The new owner doesn’t have to be an engineer but a good mechanical knowledge and comfort with machinery will be ideal.

Price: $595,000 + SAV ($700,000)

Contact Linda Foran
email or (03) 9885 3088

Niche Mailing Distribution (VIC) NEW

REF#: GR856

This business has been operating since the early 90s and provides a diverse range of distribution services to government, local council and small to medium clients throughout Melbourne.

∙ No specific technical expertise required, just need some organisation skills
∙ T/O has averaged over $1.1 mil in recent years 
∙ Average profit around $325K to the part time owner
∙ Established regular clients
∙ Operating in a strong niche market with further growth potential
∙ Long lease is available or could easily be relocated 
∙ The owner would like to retire

Operating 5 days a week, this business offers an excellent opportunity to further develop and grow the government and council markets and would be fantastic for a family, partnership, owner/operator or would be a valuable addition to your existing distribution business.

Price: $625,000

Contact Gary Ralph
email or (03) 9885 3088

Stationery – Wholesale / Distribution (VIC) AGREED SALE

REF#:PS486

  • Wide range of repeat buying customers
  • Strong in sectors of Education, Local Government, Corporate
  • Consistent, predictable sales over $2.0 million PA
  • Founders retiring
  • Great scope to add other products.

This 40+ year old business provides customers with a highly reliable and consistent supply service that schools, councils and corporates have come to rely on.

The business has valuable suppliers and it has customer contracts and preferred supplier agreements in place.

Sales of $2.0 million PA and more have been achieved with net profit of approx. $245K PA (after allowing for a new owner salary).

Cash flow is excellent and stock holding is minimal.

We expect the successful buyer to either be an owner operator or an existing corporate wanting a ‘bolt-on’ and an established distribution channel where other like products can be sold.

Price: $640,000 + SAV ($40,000)

Contact Linda Foran
email or (03) 9885 3088

Garages and Sheds (VIC) PRICE REDUCED

REF#:LF273

This exceptional business, 25 years young, supplies Garages, Barns, Farm Sheds, Machinery Sheds, Industrial Buildings, Stables, Horse Arenas, Shelters, Carports, Patios, Pergolas and Garden Sheds.

  • Sales average $2.0 mil PA
  • Profit to owner averages $325K PA
  • Exceptional engineered purpose built product range
  • Sole distribution rights of specified region
  • Manufacturer provides training, marketing and solid flow of customers
  • Manufacturer provides quotation software program
  • Building Licence required

PLEASE NOTE: THIS IS NOT A FRANCHISE BUSINESS

The business is located in a high growth area of Melbourne with easy access to freeway and regional centres.

This business would be ideally suited to a single owner operator, partners or family group with a building licence or alternatively another builder looking to expand through acquisition.

Price now: $680,000

Contact Linda Foran
email or (03) 9885 3088

Retail – Heating, Cooling and Related Products (VIC) NEW

REF#:WM364

Very well known name in the industry

This high profile business has been established for many years and sells a broad range of leading brands in heating, cooling and BBQ sectors.

The business has strategically located retail stores in excellent high visibility main road sites

Like many retailers, sales are down this year but they will still be around $7.0 – $7.5 mil.

The owners has been here since the 1990’s but they have other unrelated business interests and have had minimal involvement in the stores for several years.

The management, sales and operations staff are great but we believe a new, enthusiastic owner willing to focus on the business will easily get it back to normal and take on the numerous growth opportunities.

This is a very rare opportunity to purchase a well known industry ‘brand’ (you’ll recognise the name!) with many years of history and genuine scope to improve and expand.

Price: $775,000 + SAV ($750,000)

Contact Wayne Marlow
email or (03) 9885 3088

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Fantastic Importer / Wholesaler with Well Known Hardware Brand (SA)

REF#: WM357

This very well established business sells its own branded range of hardware lines to customers around Australasia.

Most importantly it does NOT have a reliance on one big customer, the spread is excellent – the largest represents around 5% of total sales.

T/O is around $12 mil pa with an EBITDA of $560K

The branded range covers numerous hardware categories and industry sectors and is ripe for continued expansion.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an east coast hardware supplier to secure a profitable, long established Adelaide based business.

It is also ideal for an owner/operator to jump in and take advantage of the last 30 years of the current owner’s hard work.

Price: $1.95 mil + SAV ($2.0 mil)

Contact Wayne Marlow
email or (03) 9885 3088

Food Service / Wholesale (VIC)

REF#:WM347

Strategic Regional Victorian City

This 30 year old business is a local icon and supplies an excellent mix of consumables and durables to a huge, diverse customer base throughout one of the strongest regional areas in Victoria.

In addition to the usual food service, packaging, cleaning and hygiene lines, the business has several important, exclusive supply arrangements, giving it an enormous competitive advantage.

Sales have consistently grown over many years and the 17/18 year is looking to be around $8.0 mil with strong gross margin and net profit.

The business has a very stable workforce, including department managers who take care of most of the day to day operations.

The owners are looking to retire and they are happy to provide a generous handover to the successful purchaser.

This is a very rare opportunity to purchase a strong, growing business located at the heart of one of the most robust commercial and agricultural regions in the country.

It can easily continue as a profitable, free standing operation or add it to your existing food service business.

Price: $2.75 mil + SAV ($600,000)

Contact Wayne Marlow
email or (03) 9885 3088

Leading Materials Handling Brand – Sales and Service (National) AGREED SALE

REF#: WM356

Long Term Exclusive Agencies, National Branch Network

Established by the current owners 20+ years ago, this business is one of the leading suppliers of its product type.

Clients are a mix of end users and re-sellers from a very broad range of sectors.

Each branch has product sales, parts sales, installations, service and maintenance.

Sales are around $21 mil pa with an EBITDA of $1.2 mil.

Head office is in VIC and branches are located in NSW, QLD and WA.

The infrastructure is excellent and much of the day to operations have been delegated to experienced national and state managers who supervise a workforce of around 50 employees.

This is an extremely rare opportunity to purchase well known and highly regarded Australian business with an impressive track record, excellent support from the international principals and genuine growth prospects.

The owners are looking to retire and they are happy to provide a generous handover to the successful purchaser.

It can easily continue as a profitable, free standing operation or add it to your existing industrial sales and service business.

Note: The sale will be subject to the Purchaser being approved by the international principals.

Price: $4.2 mil + SAV ($4.0 mil)

Contact Wayne Marlow
email or (03) 9885 3088

Import / Distribution – Engineering Components and Consumables (Multi State) NEW

REF#: WM367

Exclusive Australian distributor of leading international brands

Very rare opportunity to purchase a long established and extremely profitable wholesale business with an excellent stable of engineering components & consumables from numerous international brands.

Import and distribution make up the majority of sales but the business also undertakes in house assembly of a range of products under its own brand.

The addition of another branch has seen sales grow 25% over the last 2 years and growth is continuing in the 19/20 financial year.

EBITDA was $1.4 mil in 17/18, $1.8 mil in 18/19 and the current year is looking very strong.

There is a broad client base across a variety of sectors and the largest client is only around 5% of total sales.

The business has great staff and an extensive IT system that provides detailed, real time trading data across all facets of the operation.

After 15 years, the owners are looking to focus on other business ventures but they are happy to provide a generous handover and on going support to the successful purchaser.

Price: $4.5 mil + SAV ($2.2 mil)

Contact Wayne Marlow
email or (03) 9885 3088

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