Businesses for Sale: Leading B2B Books Wholesaler

Description

Business Opportunity

An opportunity exists to purchase the business assets of a leading UK books wholesaler to retailers both nationally and internationally.

The purchase will be executed at the earliest opportunity.  All interested parties will be requested to sign a non-disclosure agreement and specifically deal with Middleton Barton Asset Valuation as appointed agent on behalf of the vendor.

 

Business Overview:

  • The Company has a strong presence in the marketplace.
  • Blue Chip customer base.
  • Strong relationships with key publishers (UK and Globally).
  • 185,000 sq.ft. fulfilment warehouse leasehold premises.
  • Market leading stock control systems.
  • Access to over 13 million titles.
  • 200,000 titles held in stock.

 

Assets Available for Sale:

  • Chattel Assets.
  • Stock held.
  • Leasehold premises.
  • Established customer base with Blue Chip clients.
  • Software Systems.
  • Intellectual Property.
  • Goodwill & Business.

 

Financial Information:

Full Year to 31/12/16:

  • Turnover: £149,804,000
  • Gross Profit: £14,571
  • Operating Profit/(Loss): (£981,000)

Full Year to 31/12/17:

  • Turnover: £168,397,000
  • Gross Profit: £16,081,000
  • Operating Profit/(Loss): (£15,920)

Full Year to 31/12/18:

  • Turnover: £249,642,000
  • Gross Profit: £25,088,000
  • Operating Profit/(Loss): £9,225,000

 

Location:

East Anglia, UK.

 

Deadline for Offers:

Any party interested in this opportunity is encouraged to promptly contact Middleton Barton, and to sign and return a Non-Disclosure Agreement (issued on request).

 

Further Information:

Please contact Damian Short on 0161 2172727 or by email [email protected]

Sector

Publishing

Turnover

£249m

Category

Business for Sale

Location

East Anglia, UK
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