Sale of Businesses

Consumer Products / Wholesaling / Retail
         • Manufacturer of three plastic water tank manufacturers for $30 million
         • Manufacturer of quilts and pillows for $16 million
         • Food processing for $15 million
         • Wholesaler of shoes for $10 million
         • Wholesaler of consumer products business for $9 million
         • Manufacturer of packaging for $8 million
         • Book publishing business for $5 million
         • Manufacturer of footwear for $5 million
         • Wholesaler of printing laminates for $3 million
         • Retailer of ladies footwear for $3 million
         • Book binding business for less than $3 million
Hire
         • Motor vehicle hire for $300 million
         • Truck hire and leasing for $125 million
         • Hire of trucks and light commercial vehicles for $50 million
         • Manufacturer and hirer of industrial pumps for $4 million
         • Three truck mounted cherrypicker hire businesses
IT
         • Information technology products and services business for $6 million
         • Healthcare software business for $4 million
Industrial Products
         • Manufacturer of automotive car and truck tyres for $140 million
         • Manufacturer of fractional horsepower motors $20 million
         • Manufacturer and wholesaler of fasteners for $8 million
         • Manufacture of communication equipment for $5 million
Mining & Services
         • Mining services business involved in ore crushing for $65 million
         • Consulting services to developing countries for $21 million
         • Electrical contracting business for $6 million
         • Corporate Event management business for less than $3 million
Transport
         • General freight transport business for $50 million
         • Regional transport company for $6 million

Case Study

We were able to secure eight indicative offers for a privately owned company, with four potential purchasers invited to undertake competitive due diligence.  The business was ultimately sold within six months and for 45% above the shareholders reserve price.