Business for Sale

Reputable manufacturer of aluminium garden furniture

  • Listing #GBB195
    Selling PriceR 9,650,000
    Annual SalesR 9,600,000
    SDER 2,517,000

Business Description

An exceptional opportunity to acquire this lucrative manufacturing business well-known for excellent lasting outdoor furniture.

A large range of products are being manufactured that are extremely durable that have been fulfilling the requirements of South Africans to compliment outdoor living in a sunny country. Products are available in different colours and powder coated to ensure very long maintenance free durability.

The manufacturing business is able to adapt to new designs with inhouse casting moulding.

The business assets base of about R4,000,000 included in the price consists of manufacturing equipment (moulds/casings, press machines, powder coater, spray paint tunnel, etc.), 6 x vehicles and a trailer, Office/Computer Equipment, etc. A detailed Asset list is available for serious buyers.

The business also own and operate two well located retail show rooms in a very high income LSM suburbs in Gauteng, making it very convenient for the public to see and “feel” the unique range of products. There is also a third show room in Gauteng being owned and operated independently but obtain all their products from this business.

Other products and services include aluminium pots/ flower boxes and custom made range of simulated stone pavers.

The business has been operating for over 20 years and with the present owner for 7 years is well-known.

The premises of about 5000 sqm. is being rented at a very reasonable rent and located in an area very convenient for the very loyal and experienced work force.

Sellers Discretionary Earnings, also known as EBPITD (Earnings Before Proprietors Compensation, Interest, Tax and Depreciation – also known as SDE = Seller Discretionary Earnings) based on historical trading amounts to R209,753 per month. Offers an excellent ROI of 26.1% and payback period of only 46 months, notwithstanding the high asset base. Sales amounts currently R9,600,000 per annum with a proven growing track record.

Included in the price of R9,650,000 plus VAT (if applicable) is assets to the value of about R4,000,000 and stock of about R2,000,000. Stock consists of Finished Goods, Raw materials and Consumables.

The reason for the owner wanting to sale is the need to take care of his mother and having had it for a number of years growing the business.

Sales and growth for the business remained strong notwithstanding difficult economic conditions that prevailed. The business is poised for further growth. The business and sought after products are listed as a preferred supplier with a well-known national retailer, online retailers and garden/outdoor shows are also avenues for extra sales. There is definitely scope for further growth with reps. The scope of customers in South Africa is wide with restaurants, guest houses, game farms , national parks, holiday resorts, private households, etc. The underlying concept for a good and proven business coupled with product and service reputation has been laid over a long time span.

The owner will ensure and provide adequate training. Full trained staff complement with fulltime 2 x Managers/1 x Supervisor that handles the day to day operations.

Excellent established business to acquire with lots of potential with limited competition and high barrier to entry for competition.