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Long-Established Specialist Pump Manufacturer for sale – (Ref. 1261)

Written on May 31, 2022 at 11:51 am, by

This is a long-established specialist pump manufacturer for sale, supplying key industries with a blue chip customer base. Products are unique, high-end and made from stainless steel. The business also specialises in steel fabrication work. Sales for the business are mainly generated through long term customer relationships, referrals, and comprehensive website. Opportunities exist to build…

Specialist Fabrication Business for sale – (Ref. 1260)

Written on May 31, 2022 at 11:49 am, by

This specialist fabrication business for sale is primarily responsible for the design, manufacture, and servicing of a standard and bespoke range of specialist transportation products throughout the UK, in addition to local fabrication work, throughout Somerset & Dorset. The business has built up an excellent reputation by providing technical expertise to help with the design…

Companies requiring Investment, Profit Recovery & Growth Wanted – (Ref: RSS/HM)

Written on February 3, 2022 at 10:03 am, by

Specialist Turnaround and Transformation firm is interested to meet with companies requiring investment and help with profit recovery and growth. The firm has a track record in Turnaround and is also interested in acquiring businesses with growth potential either as part owner or fully owned. Any sector considered. Turnover must be over £1m Location: anywhere…

Stirling helps Western Locomotive Association with Business Planning…

Written on October 10, 2021 at 2:04 pm, by

Very pleased to have helped the Western Locomotive Association develop a three year business plan where it is planned to double the membership from 300 to 600. The business plan is 15 pages long and includes an Executive Summary, Mission, History & Background, Company Values, Critical Success Factors, Sales, Marketing, SWOT Analysis, Grand Strategy, Company…

Stirling offers FREE Zoom Meetings to Business Owners!

Written on May 19, 2021 at 2:16 pm, by

Zoom Meetings for Buying or Selling a Business, Business Valuations and Business Funding If you are a UK based business owner and new to buying or selling a business, you might want to know what’s involved before making important decisions, such as making an offer or committing to an agreement to sell. Take advantage of our…

Stirling’s Carbon Footprint Policy

Written on April 14, 2021 at 4:00 pm, by

In an effort to help the environment, Stirling supports a carbon off-set plan by planting trees within a Corporate Grove at Trees for Life, supporting wild forest revitalisation in the Highlands of Scotland. From May 2021, we have sponsored the planting of 36 trees each year, to help off-set 9.12 tonnes of Carbon Dioxide, our…

Taxation Implications of Selling a Business

Written on April 7, 2021 at 4:48 pm, by

Selling a Company – Share Sale or Asset Sale? If you are selling a Company, the two main options* to be considered are either: selling the Company shares (referred to as a “Share Sale” which normally includes all the assets and liabilities) or you may wish to sell just the business with its Assets, Name…

Business Valuations – why have them?

Written on March 18, 2021 at 3:01 pm, by

Business Valuations – why have them? Many business owners have no idea how much their business is actually worth – certainly the ones we talk to anyway! And it’s not really surprising as there’s a lot of miss-information about how businesses are valued and then there are some brokers who grossly over-value businesses without any…

Manufacturing Business Sold!

Written on March 5, 2021 at 11:50 am, by

We are very pleased to announce the sale completion of one of our manufacturing businesses for sale. The business was marketed for 8 months culminating in two alternative and potentially acceptable deals being received, both within the same week! The chosen acquirer was UK based and was able to fund 70% of the consideration, paid…

Adjusted EBITDA Multiples – Risk Factors that affect Value

Written on February 22, 2021 at 12:37 pm, by

Business valuations using EBITDA (Earnings Before Interest, Tax, Depreciation & Amortisation) is a widely used profit related valuation method. When EBITDA is employed in valuing a business, it needs to be “adjusted” which should include any “add-backs” as part of the “normalising adjustments” which will typically take into account of items such as: Below fair…