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 Advertising my business on Daltons was a great success. I found a buyer relatively quickly. 

Ahmed Zahir (August 2016)
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Leasehold Price: £350,000 Annual Turnover: £922,000 Annual Gross Profit: £555,000 Annual Net Profit: £108,000
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Business Description
Business Summary

An outstanding opportunity to acquire a highly successful manufacturer, supplier and installer of custom made blinds.

Based in the North of England, the company provides a wide range of standard and specialist fabrics and blind styles.

The company has one of the largest displays of blinds in one of the most well-equipped showrooms in the UK.

They have a 12,000sq.ft. purpose-designed factory, incorporating the latest manufacturing equipment, located behind the showroom.

The company supply a wide variety of retail, wholesale and trade customers.

The company was founded in 1976 and is still a family business which has provided its owners with a constant, stable income.

The turnover to year end 31st December 2016 was £922,390, with an adjusted EBITDA of £108,815 (12%).

Retail sales make up the largest proportion of the company’s revenue which at c.25% of total revenue but the company has an average of a further 50 regular trade customers, over 95% of which have been returning customers for 3 years or more.

Turnover has been consistent in the last 3 years at an average of c.£900k. Average gross margins over the last 3 years is c.60%.

Products and Services

The company provides a free measuring and fitting service and full installation services of their custom made blinds including:-

Roller Blinds
Black-out Roller Blinds
Venetian Blinds
Vertical Blinds
Velux Blinds
Cassette Blinds
Pleated blinds
‘Perfect Fit’ Blinds


There are 18 employees divided between the factory, showroom, installation and administration, in addition to the two directors (the vendors).


Showroom and offices with an adjacent 12000sq ft factory.
Rent: £37,980 p.a.
Rates: £14,580 p.a.
Current 5 year lease until December 2019

Reason for sale

One vendor wishes to retire but the other is keen to remain with the business throughout a handover but also for the medium term if this suits the buyer.

Financial overview - Year ending 31st Dec 2016

Sales revenue: £922,390
Gross Profit: £555,032 (60.2%)
Adjusted EBITDA: £108,815 (12%)

Hornblower have requested an independent appraisal of the business proposition looking specifically at the prospect of obtaining finance on a going concern basis and from the information provided opinion is that subject to fulfilment of all conditions, required by a Credit Committee, an appropriate level of finance is likely to be made available.

Offers Invited
Tenure: Leasehold

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Listed by: Hornblower Business Brokers Ltd
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