International Freight Forwarding and Export Packing Business

Ref: SM22104

Turnover
£6,300,000
EBIT
£890,000

4Cap Equity present the opportunity to acquire this freight forwarding and export packing company;

  • Long established business, trading for decades, with a deep heritage in the international forwarding industry
  • Ethos built on providing exemplary service to clients with difficult requirements
  • High margin business achieving a 25% GP margin in 2018
  • All freight modes handled (air/ocean/road) in addition to warehousing and export packing
  • Experiencing a significant growth trend in recent years
  • Positive cash business with no borrowing requirement

General freight forwarder providing air/ocean and road freight services to a large spread of clients from a head office location in the Midlands.

An enduring and diverse client base. The top 20 account for ~75% of revenue with only the top 2 accounting for over 10% each, both of which have been with the business 35+ years.

A family run company for decades, a sale is being sought as the current shareholders wish to exit to facilitate a retirement and investment elsewhere. The MD is willing to commit to an earn out on a mutually agreeable basis.

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