Transactions

Buyers at this level of the market talk to LINK Enterprise first when seeking their next venture. See our recent transactions below. Could your business be next?

Traffic Control & Logistics

Value: $4,000,000

Sold to major competitor.

 

Niche/Leisure Industry

Value: $2,000,000

Sold to a Private Equity Group at the asking price.

Food Services

Value: $1,200,000

Sold to a private investor.

Food Services

Value: $1,050,000

Sold to an Asian investor.

Wine Bar/Pizzeria

Value: $1,059,979

Sold to migrating family from Venezuela.

Industrial Manufacturing

Value: $1,130,000

Installed all the tactiles for the light rail stations. Great Sellers and Buyers.

Retail Services

Value: $1,800,000

Highly profitable 5-day business, sold unconditionally within 4 weeks. Very satisfied buyer and seller.

Industrial Manufacturing

Value: $1,999,000

Large family business sold to a property developer looking at growing his tradesman portfolio. Fantastic sale with successful transition.

Food Services

Value: $2,000,000

Iconic business of over 25 years. Sold on walk-in, walk-out basis during stage 4 Melbourne lockdown.

Service Industry Roadworks

Value: $1,500,000

Quick sale. Sellers happy with the end result and ready to retire.

Removal & Storage 

Value: $1,200,000

We had multiple offers on this business and achieved nearly full price for this business.

Transport/Distribution

Value: $5,200,000

Sold within 6 months with 3 offers from local and interstate buyers.

Professional Services

Value: $1,800,000

Achieved close to full price with extensive marketing campaign.

Online Business

Value: $4,500,000

Extensive marketing campaign, which resulted in multiple offers from interstate buyers.

Mechanical Industry

Value: $3,800,000

Good outcome for the sellers with multiple offers.

Food Services 

Value: $1,600,000 + SAV

Excellent marketing campaign, which resulted in multiple buyers and a fantastic result within inches of the asking price.

Services 

Value: $2,600,000

This business was started by one man and a mowing machine back in 1990. It was subsequently grown to a turnover in excess of $11m, and sold as an acquisition to a company from South Australia.

Industrial Manufacturing

Value: $2,000,000

Buyers were from outside of the industry, wanted to invest in a service based industry with strong growth opportunities.

Construction

Value: $1,150,000 + SAV

Highly profitable business sold to an investment banker with no industry experience.

 

Industrial Manufacturing

Value: $1,200,000

Our buyer had a manufacturing background, he was impressed with the brands reputation in the market place and wanted to leverage off that.

Rural

Value: $1,000,000

Sold to returning expat with farm and earth moving experience, seller very happy with buyers background and local knowledge.

Industrial Services

Value: $7,500,000

Successful owners needed a change. Sold to an Asian based investor.

Import/Export/Wholesale

Value: $6,500,000

Our client was in ill health. Sold in 6 weeks.

Import Distribution

Value: $4,750,000

20 years building up a great business was well rewarded with a very successful sale to a Private Equity Group.

Industrial Manufacturing

Value: $6,200,000

After 25 years our client wanted to retire and go traveling. Sold to a Private Investment Syndicate.

Import/Export/Wholesale

Value: $6,600,000

A 50+ year old family-owned business. Strong brand and unique products. Sold to Australian Buyers.

Manufacturing Business

Value: $4,750,000

A very profitable business but very dependent on two working owners. We constructed a deal that provided for a high-value exit.

Manufacturing Business

Value: $6,000,000

Incredible brand, strong brand and thus we achieved a high profit multiple in value. Job Done.

Property Services

Value: $3,450,000

A franchise & very reliant on two workings owners with declining profits. Not the easiest sale!

Manufacturing & Rental 

Value: $4,600,000

An excellent hire business. Sold to private investors.

Plastic Manufacturing 

Value: $2,500,000

Remote rural-based business, with a niche product and incredible I.P. A great result for our client.

Manufacture & Installation Kitchen

Value: $2,450,000

Sold to a staff member but LINK was engaged to ensure the business was valued fairly and the process was managed professionally.

Service & Installation

Value: $4,200,000

Steep earnings growth & only a 5 year old business. Sold to a strategic buyer wanting to move into this sector

Services

Value: $5,700,000

An outstanding hire business built up over 30 years. Great value achieved & a comfortable retirement for our client.

Construction Industry

Value: $2,700,000

Our client built a great business. We engineered buyer competition to maximize the value achieved.

Industrial Manufacturing

Value: $5,300,000

30 Year history and good management in place. We worked a sale around a tricky factory relocation.

Import/Export/Wholesale

Value: $2,900,000

The business was sold to a Strategic Trade Buyer out of the UK for a considerable market premium.

Technology/Computer/IT

Value: $2,300,000

Our client did everything right. A thoroughly-prepared business for sale. We marketed it widely. Tremendous success. Multiple offers and a high-value exit.

Industrial Manufacturing

Value: $3,900,000

Our client had significant health problems and no successor in place. We organised a seamless exit for him that recognised the value he’d built up in his firm.

Education/Training

Value: $4,400,000

By marketing this leading education institution across NZ,AUS and beyond, we were able to attract a foreign Private Equity buyer who superbly rewarded the vendor.

Industrial Manufacturing

Value: $2,000,000

Our clients had built up a nationally known brand. Sold to private investors focused on taking it to the next level.

Import/Export/Wholesale

Value: $5,000,000

The business had a large and complex inventory with obsolete stock issues. We structured a sales process to suit and got a great deal for our client.

Butcher Business

Value: $3,000,000

Extensive marketing campaign, which resulted in multiple offers and sold at the asking price.

Import/Export/Wholesale

Value: $3,400,000

Broker worked closely with both the buyers and sellers over a 2 year period to bring about this sale. There were multiple offers and the vendor achieved full asking price on sale.

Transport / Distribution

Value: $2,650,000

Multiple offers received, Share Sale agreement reached with vendor receiving full asking price.

Storage / Warehouse Commercial Refrigeration

Value: $1,500,000

After multiple offers were received, this business plus freehold were sold above asking price. Vendor and Buyer both satisfied with outcome. 

Leisure / Entertainment

Value: $1,400,000

This business presented exceptionally well demonstrating year-on-year growth, exceptional fit-out and excellent management team in place. We were confident of attracting some serious interest with our national marketing campaign.

The business was on the market for 10 weeks before going under offer. It was fairly priced at $1,450,000 with an EBITDA of $485,000 and was sold for $1,400,000 with 2 offers from experienced industry operators. The purchasers in the end were an ASX listed company who bought the business to compliment their existing Queensland portfolio of fitness venues.

Since this transaction was completed the purchasers have made multiple $1m+ offers on more of LINK’s listings across the fitness industry.

Import/Export/Wholesale

Value: $1,648,000

Over 100 enquiries with 4 offers and acceptance of an offer close to the asking price and to the Dollar of the brokers appraisal.

In addition the sellers also had the benefit of a new lease on their premises included in the sale. All staff were retained in the sale and the business continues its expansion in the Import/Wholesale market with the new owners.

Two LINK brokers worked on the marketing and sale of the business bringing a great result for the vendors.

Industrial Manufacturing

Value: $5,200,000

This was a very solid business with t/o of $10 million and an EBIT of $2 million, based in central Qld, operating in the electrical contracting and mining support services, list price $5.2 million.

Our seller chose the premium marketing package which allowed us to fully utilize our advertising campaign, Our buyer was an ASX listed company looking for a business working in the essential services area, their offer was a mixture of cash up front, earn out and shares in the ASX listed company.

Contract price was $5 million, which was within 5% of asking price, from listing date to settlement was 10 weeks.

Our seller was very happy with the result!

Services 

Value: $2,450,000

Excellent marketing campaign, which resulted in multiple buyers and offers and a fantastic result within inches of the asking price.

This business was started by one man in a shed in the backyard in 1987. It was subsequently grown to a turnover of just under $11m, and sold as an acquisition to a Private Equity Group in South East Queensland.

Buyers were from outside of the industry, wanted to invest in a business with a strong trading history and solid continuous growth.

With almost 30 years of effort by the seller in building up a great business, they were well rewarded with a very successful sale to a local Private Equity Group.

Home Based

Value: $1, 800,000

This online retail dropshipping business was popular in the market and as such the broker received three offers on the business.

Our aim was to educate Buyers on the online drop-shipping world and the true power of the digital assets presented.

The final offer from local investors initially came below Sellers’ expectations at but after two weeks of collaboration with the broker, the Buyers gained the confidence and understanding to double their initial offer and secure themselves exclusivity over the sale.

Medical

Value: $1,600,000

This business was sold off-market without any online advertising.

Working with our LINK data base, our interstate offices and colleagues we were able to match this business opportunity with motivated buyer.

This medical centre is based on the Southside of Brisbane and had a total of 13 Doctors and allied heath professionals serving their many patients.

The 2 owner doctors agreed to stay with the business for a 2 years to ensure a seamless transition.

Our buyer was from a international listed company that is building a corporate footprint throughout Australia medicinal industry.

Manufacturing / Healthcare Industry

Value: $1,850,000

The Vendor was very helpful with his time and helping to facilitate the sale. Found the right buyer within the same industry sector.

 

Leisure Industry / Wholesale / Manufacturing 

Value: $2, 000,000

Sold to a Private Equity Group at asking price with excellent support from the Vendor.

 

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