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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 


Post Office/Lotto/Newsagencies For Sale



Note:
We do not provide details relating to our clients' businesses or their products by email or telephone.

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)


  Picture Framing (VIC) NEWAGREED SALE
REF#:LF253

This business has been in operation for over 16 years and enjoys a mixture of both corporate clients and the general public.

  • Sales increasing each year
  • Doesn’t require technical expertise – training provided
  • All customers are C.O.D.
  • Little competition
  • Suit entry level buyer

Sales are around $350K PA with profit to the owner of $100K.

Due to an ongoing health issue, the owner is not able to do much manual work. This means he has to employ staff to undertake work that he used to do himself. A new owner, able to do the manual work is unlikely to require the extra staff and therefore profit will increase very quickly.

Price: $110,000 + SAV ($30,000) Contact Linda Foran
email
or (03) 9885 3088

  Polyurethane Fabrication - Niche markets (VIC) NEW
REF#:GR830

This business manufactures polyurethane products to the booming automotive aftermarket sector.

With the motor vehicle industry closing down it has provided a golden opportunity to take advantage of the increased demand in aftermarket auto parts.

  • Has focussed on niche markets such as aftermarket auto parts and medical sectors
  • Good spread of long term customers in Australia and Internationally
  • Has been in operation since 1999
  • No complicated machinery just a simple and basic light manufacturing process
  • T/O has averaged around $240K PA
  • The owner would like to retire

Huge growth opportunities - the owner is regularly asked by existing customers to manufacture other products but he has no interest....All YOU have to do is say YES, instead of NO!

This would be a fantastic bolt on to an existing moulding business looking to expand or move into new markets, make the call.
Price: $150,000 + SAV ($30,000) Contact Gary Ralph
email
or (03) 9885 3088

  Engineering Services (VIC)AGREED SALE 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 and Calibration Services (VIC) NEW REF#:GR831

If you’ve been searching for a business where you’re not stuck in an office or warehouse all day, this Calibration Service business may well be what you are looking for!

Sure, there is still some time spent doing the usual book keeping but the majority of the owners days are spent providing on-site services in metro Melbourne and country Victoria.

This business is ideal for a “hands on” person who isn’t required to possess any particular skills but you will need to be qualified with the National Measurement Institute. The current owner will assist and oversee the completion of the licence. 

  • Has focussed on niche markets such as petro/chemical, dairy and wine industry
  • The business does some light manufacturing
  • Very long term customers, some have been with the business since 1984
  • All customers are located in metro Melbourne and country Victoria
  • Premises can be leased or the business could be easily relocated
  • T/O has averaged over $280K PA with the average profit to the full time owner of around $110K PA for the last 4 years
This would be a fantastic bolt on to an existing calibration or service business.

The owner is looking to retire but is happy to provide a generous handover to the successful purchaser.
Price: $180,000 + SAV ($10,000) Contact Gary Ralph
email
or (03) 9885 3088

  Manufacturing - Roller & Venetian Blinds (VIC) NEW AGREED SALE
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 NEG + SAV ($100,000) Contact Wayne Marlow
email
or (03) 9885 3088

 

Manufacturing - Industrial 'Must Have' Products (VIC) NEW
AGREED SALE

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 and Distribution - Trade Consumables (VIC)
REF#:WM806

Fantastic business. Solid as a rock and growing every year

Established for over 20 years this 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 many years and 16/17 year was just under around $2.0 mil PA with a profit to the owner of approx. $320K.

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


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

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.

If you're looking for a strong business with quality products, good cash flow and real growth, this is the one.

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

  Fabrication, Plumbing, Heating and Air Con - Regional Location (VIC)
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)


  Looking for a stronger strategic future in Industrial Engineering?  

Let’s scope out an almost ideal set of ‘must-haves’ for a strong strategic base:

  • Your OWN well known brand.
  • Your OWN Intellectual Property / design.
  • Not being reliant on just making parts for someone else’s product
  • YOU pull the levers
  • YOU are in control
  • YOU can see YOUR future.

This is NOT a ‘pie-in-the-sky’ strategy  …  it IS possible and realistic.

To state the obvious, the ending of Automotive production in Australia comes with a severe limitation of traditional demand for many engineered components.

The Australian industrial engineering industry has been able to live off the demand of large car companies and others who have simply included those parts made into their own products (they own the brands).

We’re seeing a lot of businesses that now must search for new products to engineer. The search is not an easy one and there are multiple minds addressing the challenge.

WHAT IF? What-if a manufacturing / engineering business was available that ticks the boxes on ALL of the above listed dot-points?

Well we have such a business now ready to sell … it could be an excellent way forward for your long-term profitability.

If this is of interest then please call me. I’ll be pleased to provide further detail.


Contact Peter Stark
email or (03) 9885 3088

  Contact Peter Stark
email
or (03) 9885 3088

 

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

  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

  Specilaists in Hydraulics and Machine Control (VIC)
Manufacturing, Sales and Service - Regional Location
REF#:LF245

For over thirty years this business has been building specialist equipment used in the earthmoving, building, irrigation, civil engineering and broad acre farming.

They are one of only five companies in Australia manufacturing this type of specialist equipment.

The business also sells a wide variety of spare parts and provides a complete maintenance service for agricultural equipment throughout a major agi region.

Sales have grown steadily throughout the years with the turnover for 2017 reaching $4.7 Million and the EBITA $1 Million.

Cashflow is excellent with 50% of sales C.O.D.

There is plenty of scope for future growth as demand increases domestically. Expansion into overseas markets could be a realistic proposition.

The owner is looking to retire but is committed to providing the successful purchaser with a long handover to ensure continuity and on-going future success. 

In addition, there are well trained staff in place throughout the operation who will stay on.

This is a rare opportunity to secure an impressive successful manufacturing business with its own brand. 

There's always lots of talk about the loss of Australian manufacturing and expertise to overseas markets, well here is your chance to prevent another and keep this operation MADE IN AUSTRALIA
.

Price: $1.6 mil + SAV ($1.4 mil) Contact Linda Foran
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)



  Import/Distribution - Wall Art (VIC) NEW
REF#:LF254

Well established business 25 years, importing contemporary wall art.

Customers are all commercial, B2B and there is plenty of opportunity to further expand current operations and introduce new products to the range.

This business can be relocated anywhere and does not require any specific technical expertise.

Sales are around $500K PA with profit to the owner of $90K.

It would be ideally suited to a single owner operator, partners or family. Alternatively, the business would be a valuable addition to an existing homewares import/distribution business.

Rare and exciting ground level opportunity for someone wanting to break into this industry

Price: $80,000 + SAV ($60,000) Contact Linda Foran
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

 

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 NEG + SAV ($180,000) Contact Wayne Marlow
email
or (03) 9885 3088

  Specialised Hardware Wholesale - Northern Suburbs (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

  Import / Distribution - Confectionery Exclusive Brands (VIC) NEW
AGREED SALE
REF#:WM340

Extremely rare opportunity to enter one the most positive and fastest growing food sectors on the planet!

Fantastic business supplying well known international brands into the organic, vegan, health and fair trade sectors.

These sectors are growing at an extraordinary rate and the business’s exclusive distribution agreements with leading and innovative brands give it an excellent advantage and strong point of difference in the market.

The business is jam packed with meaningful IP including trademarks, professional product and company video and photographics, comprehensive CRM system, e-commerce website, social media and everything else required to take this business well into the future.

Due to other personal commitments, the owner works only 20 hours per week. Despite this the business still provides a strong profit but it’s now time for a new owner to come in and take advantage of all of the hard work that had been done.

This is a perfect business for a single owner operator, family or partners.

It is also an easy bolt on for an existing food or confectionery business looking to enter this extremely lucrative market.

Price: $285,000 + SAV ($75,000) Contact Wayne Marlow
email
or (03) 9885 3088

 

Industrial Workwear and Safety Gear (VIC) NEW

REF#: WM342

Long established supplier into this ever expanding sector

This excellent business has been supplying workwear and safety gear to a very broad range of clients for more than 30 years.

Sales are around $1.3 mil with a profit to the owner of just over $200K PA.

Local, state and federal governments are continually increasing the requirements for workplace safety and the monitoring of compliance is expanding and the penalties for non compliance are HUGE. All of this means that businesses like this one are never going to run out of customers.

And best of all you have governments at all levels doing the marketing for you!

Nothing beats a business where your customers have to buy the stuff you sell...... all you have to do is provide a good level of service.

Price: $395,000 + SAV ($80,000) Contact Wayne Marlow
email
or (03) 9885 3088

 

Food and Beverage Distribution - Regional City (VIC)

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 $1.5 mil with a profit to the owner of $230K+ 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

  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

  Trade Supplies and Consumables (VIC)
REF#:WM806

Fantastic Business. Solid as a rock and growing every year

Established for over 20 years this 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 many years and 16/17 year was just under around $2.0 mil PA with a profit to the owner of approx. $320K.

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


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

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.

If you're looking for a strong business with quality products, good cash flow and real growth, this is the one.

Price: $699,000 + SAV ($250,000) 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

  Specialised Commercial Products & Service (VIC) NEWAGREED SALE 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

  Import / Wholesale - Pet Supplies (non food) (VIC) NEW
REF#:WM341

Supplying products to all of the major industry players and many others in the 12 billion dollar Australian pet industry

This long established business is one of the leading suppliers to a broad range of specialist retailers (chains and independents) and re-sellers across the country and into NZ.

The business sells products under it's own brand and customers' private labels.

Sales are around $2.7 mil with profit to the owner of $430K, with strong, consistent sales growth over many years.

The operation is streamlined, easy to manage and there are many growth opportunities - the most obvious being a lack of sales representation which if addressed should create instant sales and profit increases for the successful purchaser.

The pet industry in Australia is growing year on year and there are very few opportunities to get into the industry.

This is an extremely rare chance to purchase a highly regarded business with a great portfolio of products, loyal staff and a blue chip customer base.

Simply Brilliant!

Price: $1.2 mil + SAV ($450,000) Contact Wayne Marlow
email
or (03) 9885 3088

  Import and Manufacturing (SA) NEW
REF#:WM344

Fantastic business supplying aftermarket auto and industrial products and components

The owners have minimal involvement in the day to day running of this business, making it a perfect bolt on for an existing importer or manufacturing in the auto aftermarket or industrial component sectors.

  • Well known brands from the USA
  • Excellent value add manufacturing
  • All sales are COD or prepaid - NO DEBTORS
  • No exposure to the automotive OEMs

Profit to the owner is around $460K per year.

There is a great mix of mature and newer products and the mature products in particular are driving growth in demand for lucrative repair and rebuild work that is easily carried out by the businesses workshop.

The business is very suitable for someone who doesn't want to work full time in a business but is happy to look after the financial control and get involved with the staff in looking at business and sales development.

We don't see many businesses with a combination of great staff, great products and several robust channels to market all under the one roof... this one has all of that and more!

Price: $1.2 mil + SAV ($450,000) Contact Wayne Marlow
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

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Service & Other (up to $800,000)


  Mobile Hydraulic Service and Maintenance (VIC) NEW AGREED SALE 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

  Picture Framing (VIC) NEWAGREED SALE
REF#:LF253

This business has been in operation for over 16 years and enjoys a mixture of both corporate clients and the general public.

  • Sales increasing each year
  • Doesn’t require technical expertise – training provided
  • All customers are C.O.D.
  • Little competition
  • Suit entry level buyer

Sales are around $350K PA with profit to the owner of $100K.

Due to an ongoing health issue, the owner is not able to do much manual work. This means he has to employ staff to undertake work that he used to do himself. A new owner, able to do the manual work is unlikely to require the extra staff and therefore profit will increase very quickly.

Price: $110,000 + SAV ($30,000) Contact Linda Foran
email
or (03) 9885 3088

  Concrete Pumping (VIC) NEW
REF#:LF256

Consistently profitable business. 

South Eastern Melbourne Metro. Long term owner looking to retire.

Three trucks, two operational the third used for spare parts

No website, word of mouth referrals only

1-4 jobs a week, average $1,000 per job

Can be moved anywhere in the region

Price: $110,000 Contact Linda Foran
email
or (03) 9885 3088

  Engineering Services (VIC)AGREED SALE 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

  Calibration Services and Manufacturing (VIC) NEW REF#:GR831

If you’ve been searching for a business where you’re not stuck in an office or warehouse all day, this Calibration Service business may well be what you are looking for!

Sure, there is still some time spent doing the usual book keeping but the majority of the owners days are spent providing on-site services in metro Melbourne and country Victoria.

This business is ideal for a “hands on” person who isn’t required to possess any particular skills but you will need to be qualified with the National Measurement Institute. The current owner will assist and oversee the completion of the licence. 

  • Has focussed on niche markets such as petro/chemical, dairy and wine industry
  • The business does some light manufacturing
  • Very long term customers, some have been with the business since 1984
  • All customers are located in metro Melbourne and country Victoria
  • Premises can be leased or the business could be easily relocated
  • T/O has averaged over $280K PA with the average profit to the full time owner of around $110K PA for the last 4 years
This would be a fantastic bolt on to an existing calibration or service business.

The owner is looking to retire but is happy to provide a generous handover to the successful purchaser.
Price: $180,000 + SAV ($10,000) Contact Gary Ralph
email
or (03) 9885 3088

  Commercial Painting - Niche Markets (VIC)
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 AGREED SALE
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)PRICE REDUCED
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 NOW: $250,000 + SAV ($3,000) Contact Linda Foran
email
or (03) 9885 3088

  Promotions (VIC) NEW REF#:GR829

Brilliant, healthy and funky pop up promotions business for indoor and outdoor corporate and public events throughout VIC, NSW and Queensland.

This business engages customers for staff wellbeing events at large offices, conferences/expos for marketing leads and to promote health or sustainability at council festivals or catering at their on-site events.

Co-ordinators look after NSW and Queensland events.  

  • Has been in operation since 2011.  
  • Part time owner - an experienced manager looks after the day to day operations.
  • You DO NOT required any specific skills although organisational and some marketing would be handy.
  • Purpose made unique equipment.
  • Fun and healthy business to be involved in
  • T/O has grown every year since inception with 2016-17 around $640K.

  • This would be a fantastic bolt on for an existing event management, pop up or hospitality business.

    However, it would also be an exciting opportunity for an owner/operator looking for a solid base on which to build.
    Price: $345,000 Contact Gary Ralph
    email
    or (03) 9885 3088

      Commercial Services (VIC)
    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

      Plumbing, Heating, Air Con and Fabrication - Regional Location (VIC)
    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)
    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

      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

     

    Waste Services / Bin Hire (VIC) NEW

    REF#:LF255

    This family owned waste management business specialising in the hiring of skip bins and recycling has been successfully operating for over 30 years.

    • Majority of clientele are corporate involved in Industrial, Building & Development, Landscaping and Pool Construction industries.
    • Operations are predominately in the CBD and South-Eastern Suburbs
    • Extensive list of Plant & Equipment is included in the sale including Bins & Trucks
    • Turnover in excess of $1.6M
    • Loyal staff with a long employment history are in place and will stay on.
    • Easily managed and requires no technical expertise.

    Consistent profit to the owner, each year for the last three financial years averages $540,000.

    Price: $1.55 mil Contact Linda Foran
    email
    or (03) 9885 3088

      Specialist Commercial Services (VIC) NEW REF#:PS481
    • 50 year history – well respected brand
    • IP rich – own creative designs, products & services
    • Strong differentiation that appeals to customers
    • Agreements in place – up to 5 years ahead - Strong order book
    • ‘Blue-chip’ national customer base – many market sectors
    • Owner retiring from the industry

    A very profitable and impressive business that targets customers in high growth / enduring market sectors. The owner has built a very sound / successful strategic business foundation that has focused on ‘differentiation’ and this has proven to appeal to many customers and enables the business to out-perform competitors.

    Sales are around $11 million pa and customers are spread across many market sectors, so the eggs are well spread from a risk point of view.

    The business infrastructure has been carefully established:

    • Employees are skilled, experienced and customer focused,
    • Products and services are bespoke designed to each customer’s requirement,
    • Suppliers have been qualified in quality and delivery over many years,
    • The premises is modern and well located in Melbourne.

    Growth prospects are exciting – significant expansion possible in current premises.

    Price: $2.68 mil + SAV Contact Peter Stark
    email
    or (03) 9885 3088

     

    Import and Trade Credit Services NEW

    REF#: WM343

    After nearly 50 years, the founder intends to sell this unique successful business and retire.

    Business provides buying facilities to SME’s involved in importing, exporting, retailing and manufacturing.

    An established regular customer base provided sales for the most recent financial year of $23.4 million with EBITDA of $1.5 million and growth opportunities exist.

    A reliable and experienced management and staff would want to continue with a new owner if required.

    Business commenced in Melbourne but customers located throughout Australia and NZ and business could be re-located anywhere as required.

    Would suit owner/s interested in importing, exporting and trading.

    No stock is involved but funds or funding of approximately $5.5 million would be required for working capital (debtors)

    Price: $3.9 mil Contact Wayne Marlow
    email
    or (03) 9885 3088


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