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Within 90 minutes of Halifax
For over 25 years, this company has provided it's local community with a fine level of service, supporting mostly automobile glass requirements, with additional income streams coming from residential, auto accessories, and signage.
For someone with a keen sense of pride in workmanship and customer service, this very well established business is very well established with a wonderful reputation and history. Sellers are happy to assist with transition support however requested.
Included in the sale are 2 very good condition work vehicles, amongst all other equipment and furnishings.
Revenues have been growing year over year for the past 3 years. Fiscal year end February 28, 2019 reported $421k in revenues, with the average of the past 3 years being $404k.
Seller's Discretionary Earnings* have been solid, with the average over the past 3 years being $119k.
Inventory has averaged approximately $20k, which final amount would be in addition to the purchase price should the deal be done as an asset purchase. Should a share deal be done, the inventory would be calculated in a "Working Capital" adjustment, which is most often pegged at $0, which means you would also be acquiring a similar amount in trade payables.
Financing for a new buyer would typically require 25% - 35% down payment on the purchase and 35% equity requirement for the inventory, as a bank will provide 65% - 75%.
*Seller's discretionary earnings (SDE) are the pretax and pre-interest profits before non-cash expenses, owner benefits, one time investments, and any non-related income or expenses. In addition, SDI may require that expenses be adjusted if a new owner will necessarily need to take on a new expense.
Minimum Equity Required
The lease on the building is $2k per month, which lease should be easily transferrable and extended for a longer duration if required. Very nice building in very good condition. Landlord is responsible for lot and building maintenance, property taxes, building insurance, and snow removal. Tenant responsible for utilities and general liability insurance.
Very good location in the current market place.
$265,000 (assets) or $235,000 (shares)
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I hereby acknowledge that information regarding the following business(es) and/or Seller(s) is being provided to me in SECRECY AND CONFIDENCE and is to be used solely for the purpose of assessing the prospective purchase of the business(es) through Gateway Business Brokers.
I agree not to disclose any of the information given in connection herewith, either directly or indirectly, to third parties, except direct support people; nor will I use, or assist others to use, any such information for competitive trade purposes or to circumvent Gateway Business Brokers in any transaction or contact with the seller(s). I agree not to make copies of any of the material provided and to return all of it if I discontinue interest in the Business. The material and information furnished is believed to be reliable for the purpose of evaluating the Business. Further, I agree that all inquiries, investigations, negotiations, offers to purchase, and/or letters of intent must be made through Gateway Business Brokers. I agree to protect and not disclose the confidentiality of the information I receive permanently, even if I choose not to purchase the said business.
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