Businesses for Sale Offerings Page

 HillCo 4×4 Repairs

Price: $295,000

Normalized Cash Flow: $147,000

What they do – the short version

  • Source clientsHillCo For Sale looking for vehicle expertise in the
    area of 4×4 off-road repair, maintenance, parts and associated accessories.
  • Licensed technicians diagnose the requited or requested repairs / parts / accessories within the timeline needed.
  • Source parts and accessories for the best possible price and estimate costs.
  • Get customer approval to proceed.
  • Licensed technicians bring the vehicle up to the promised performance specs.
  • Customer provides payment and picks up the vehicle.
  • No vehicles released without payment
  • Listen to customers to maintain and improve knowledge base.

More info: HillCo 4×4 Info Sheet

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BirdCo Turkey Haulers

Price: $295,000

Normalized Cash Flow: $97,000

What they do – the short version:

  • BirdCo loads turkeys.Image result for turkey graphic black and white
  • They maintain ongoing relationships with turkey producers.
  • Their crew arrives at the producer facility at a time coordinated with the producer and his trucker.
  • Equipment is set up to safely load the birds into cages then use conveyor belts to safely move them from the barn into the waiting truck.
  • The equipment is them cleaned and returned to BirdCo.

More info: BirdCo Turkey Haulers

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BikeCo Repairs | Bikes Sleds ATV’s

Price: $295,000

Normalized Cash Flow:  $105,000

What they Do – the short version . . .

  • motorcycle repairsBikeCo repairs and maintains motorcycles, sleds and ATV’s
  • Buyer should have needed mechanical knowledge and skills
  • Their shop is in a Calgary  satellite community
  • This shop is busy year round.
  • New customers come from word-of-mouth, location and some marketing.
  • They keep common parts on hand.
  • Other items on-hand in Calgary supplier warehouses.
  • Owner manages the operation and administration
  • Owner will ensure a smooth transition
  • Good lease
  • Building may also be available for sale.

More info: BikeCo Repairs Info Sheet

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 FloorsCo Sales and Installation

Price: $289,000

Normalized Cash Flow: $84,000

Well estFlooringablished flooring retailer in one of Calgary’s booming satellite communities. Wonderful location. Great local reputation. Wonderful opportunity for competitor wanting to enter this market or an installer wanting his own store.

More info: FloorsCo Flooring & Installation For Sale Info Sheet

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In-StyleCo Fashion & Gifts

Price: $199,500

Normalized Cash Flow: $84,000

Terms may be available to a qualified buyer

What they do – the short version . . .

  • fashionandgiftsWell established Calgary retailer
  • A successful 25-year-old marriage of gifts and style.
  • Prime retail location featuring travel fashion, jewelry and furniture.
  • This is a ‘destination’ store drawing from throughout Calgary
  • Loyal customer base
  • Extensive mailing list allows direct marketing to existing customers.
  • Regular special events draw customers to store.
  • Excellent web presence

More info: In-StyleCo Info Sheet

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Bashaw Plumbing Contractor

Asking $200,000

What they do – the short version . . .

  • PlumberOnly plumbing shop in Bashaw
  • Active in both commercial and home construction
  • Active in both commercial and home maintenance
  • Maintain relationship with suppliers
  • Wife does books
  • Lake resort home and shop also available

More info: FishCo Plumbing Contractor

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Small and Profitable Moving Company

$195,000

What they Do – The short version . . .

  • Calgary based MoverCo  offers moving and packing services in the MovingTruckAlberta.
  • Serves both commercial and private clients.
  • A+ rated with the BBB and has an excellent reputation.
  • New customers arrive through word of mouth and their professional web site.
  • Staffed by a team of pro movers hand picked by the owner who himself has 14 years experience.
  • Owner is also an operator and is fully involved in the day to day operations.

More info: MoverCo Moving Company For Sale Info Sheet

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ImpressCo Says You

Price: $179,000

Normalized Cash Flow: $59,000

What they do – the short version . . .
• SourceImperssCo customers looking to increase their name recognition
• Maintain relationships with their suppliers.
• Maintain modern equipment.
• Produce excellent products.

More info: ImpressCo Info Sheet

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FranCo Subs

Price:  $159,500

Normalized Cash Flow: $53,700

What they do – the short version:

  • Prepare sandwiches and other foods for customers
  • 10 years in present location
  • Good traffic base
  • Perfect for a husband & wife team

More info: FranCo Info Sheet

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FramerCo

 

Price: $99,000

Normalized Cash Flow: $37,000

What they do – the short version

  • Offer service to clients coming into the shop looking for custom framing.
  • Client explains what he’s looking for, framercostaff offers what they have suitable for their art needs and budget.
  • Come up with a framing design and give a quote. If client agrees, process quote into a sales invoice and ask for a deposit.
  • Look for materials required within their in house inventory, if materials are not available, will order from suppliers.
  • Once materials arrive they proceed to cut mats, glass, wood frame if needed and mount artwork. Clients gets a phone call when their project is ready for pick up.
  • Customer provides payment and picks up his project.
  • No artwork is released without payment.
  • Continuous updating of various social media to promote business.
  • General cleaning and organizing of shop to give a good impression to walk-in clients.
  • Continuous updating of show room to showcase new styles of moulding frames.

 A Note about the Financial Information

on this Web Site

All financial information has been provided by the Sellers. We cannot verify the accuracy or completeness of this information. No deal should be completed without the buyer having the opportunity to examine all aspects of the financials before actual purchase and being able to withdraw from the deal without penalty should he discover something not to his satisfaction. Often this is done simply by inserting ‘conditional upon the approval of my accountant’ into the offer or letter of intent. Verification of financial information is usually done after an accepted offer and before closing as part of the due diligence step in the transaction process. This timing is desirable for several reasons including protecting the Buyer from incurring fees to advisors prior to there actually being a conditional deal in place.

 Almost for Sale

 ‘Almost for Sale’ are businesses with owners who, for a variety of reasons, are almost but not quite motivated to list. Their number one reason is the fear that the fact they are for sale will drift back to customers, staff or suppliers. I have been told that if I approach them with a serious buyer qualified as to time, talent, and treasure, they will open discussions.

 Are you ‘Almost For Sale’?

 Call or email me to discuss how we can add your business to the above list without signing a full fledged listing agreement. Since mid-09,  I have had many more inquiries from buyers than sellers. They still want to buy on the numbers, but they are qualified and ready buyers.

Look for Other Businesses for Sale 

We are in a market with a shortage of product but you might want to try the Calgary Kijiji site. Kijiji has some nice owner operated businesses. If you don’t think you want to negotiate on your own, look over this buyer brokerage agreement then give me a call to see if I can help.

Finally, if you do see something that makes money but is not for you, let me know about it or tell the seller about my web site and that I have so many buyers right now that I’m not looking for sellers to sign exclusive listings.

Either I have the buyer or I don’t. There’s no need to tie him up.

Buyer’s Agency is a technical term that means a buyer engages me to canvas a certain industry or even a specific company telling them that I am acting for a particular ‘qualified but secret’ client with a specific interest.

Owners with no prior interest in selling are often willing to entertain offers appearing ‘out of the blue’.

Here is a list of ‘buyer interests’ expressed to me by various people wanting to buy a business. Contact me to put your interest on this list.

I have been approached by several active buying groups.

One group is looking for cash flow from mid-market companies exhibiting: Minimum of ½ MM EBITDA and max of $5MM EBITDA. Minimum 3 years in business with stable and growing cash flow. Loyal employee base with a key manager that is willing to stay on with the corporation.

I have a buyer for sign shop with a good customer base. Buyer can pay up to $300,000 based on the cash flow.

There is an oil field services conglomerate looking to expand. They will want vendor financing as a proof of the seller’s belief in the business. 

Or, if you are not in a hurry, I might find others buyers who pay cash. Call me.

Other active buyers have asked me to keep an eye out for other Calgary businesses for sale:

  • We are looking for firms marketing OFFLINE for LOCAL BUSINESSES (dentists, accountants, lawyers, restaurants, electricians, plumbers, etc.). Services may include SEO (Search engine optimization), PPC (Pay-per-click advertising), online display advertising, video advertising and online lead generation.
  • I am in contact with Maritimers wanting to expand their O&G field testing into Alberta in . Can pay into seven figures.
  • Gas station without property. Can pay up to $500,000
  • RV storage with good cash flow
  •  Calgary Printer with about $300,000 in NCF
  • A larger HVAC Contractor
  • Plus 15 hair salon
  • A Subway franchise.
  • A firm servicing, and/or distributing industrial controls and measurement equipment and burner management technologies.

I also have folks “I’m supposed to call” if I come across:

  • ATM’s
  • Accounting Practice
  • Bookkeeping Practice
  • Bottle Depots
  • Car Washes
  • Chemical Industry distributor or manufacturer
  • Computer Service Company
  • Day Care Centre
  • Eco-related Business
  • Electronics Service Related Business
  • Larger
  • Food distribution
  • Flower Shop
  • Granite Fabrication Business
  • Instrumentation
  • Industrial Maintenance Firm
  • Home Builder – Custom
  • Investment Client Books of Business
  • (Private Investment Practice)

If you are a competitor looking over my web site, I would love to work with you.

Please see working with other brokers then send me the link to your web site that gives the same information so we can work together to make stuff happen for our clients.

David Page | An Alberta Business Broker

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