Listing ID: 73806
FOR SALE MULTIREGIONAL FULL SERVICE
EVENT PRODUCTION COMPANY; REAL ESTATE AVAILABLE:
The Owner is seeking Buyer to take over the company’s extensive customer base and continue the tradition of providing reliable service, quality shows with contemporary designs to his customers.
MARKET PRESENCE: This company has a multi-regional presence extending from the Midwest to Northeast, Southeast, and selected areas of the Southwest and West regions. The company is supporting its service capabilities from it own warehouses and via the use of independent sub-contractors.
SIGNIFICANT BUSINESS SEGMENTS: Colleges, Business, Sport Franchises, Civic Organizations and Associations, Event Producers with Limited Capabilities, Virtual Events, Equipment Rentals and selected Repairs.
REASON FOR SALE: The founder of the company is approaching retirement age and would like to sell it at a time when he can stay around and assist in the transition process as well serve as a consultant to the new owner while managing selected significant accounts as it might be needed.
CUSTOMER RELATIONSHIPS & REVENUE HISTORY: This long-established company has had a loyal customer base with a variety of relationship durations ranging from less than 3 years to over 10 years. Some of the customers are serviced under multi-year contracts while others under verbal agreements based on long-term relationships and mutual trust.
The company had a good 2019 year and entered 2020 ready to support growth. Instead, it used it financial strength to manage the Covid-19 Crisis. Then in 2021 catered to the need of the market to enjoy events. As a result, its 2021 sales came close to 2019. After successfully handling the Pandemic and thriving through 2021 and having a healthy level of orders in 2022, the Seller feels comfortable in handing over his company and his management team to a new Owner.
SALES ($, 000) : 2019: $2,478K ; $ 2021: $2,068K
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- Cash Flow: N/A
- Gross Revenue: $2,068,000
- EBITDA: $600,000
- FF&E: N/A
- Inventory: $2,500,000
- Inventory Included: N/A
- Established: N/A
- Property Owned or Leased:Own
- Property Included:N/A
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- Total Number of Employees:N/A
- Furniture, Fixtures and Equipment:N/A
Warehouses, Offices located in locations that can facilitate the delivery of the company's multi-regional business.
Seller is willing and interested in staying around to facilitate a smooth transition for the Buyer.
Well Deserved Retirement.
The event production business is a competitive industry where business survive and thrive by delivering well designed and coordinated Event Productions with adequate resources. Something that this Seller and his management team have mastered remarkable well.
The business is well positioned to grow further given the optimal location of its warehouses and the experience of its management team.
The deal shall not include inventory valued at $2,500,000*, which ins't included in the listing price.
Why is the Current Owner Selling The Business?
There are all types of reasons people decide to sell companies. Nevertheless, the true factor and the one they tell you might be 2 absolutely different things. For instance, they may say "I have too many other responsibilities" or "I am retiring". For many sellers, these factors are valid. However, for some, these might simply be reasons to try to hide the reality of altering demographics, increased competition, current reduction in earnings, or an array of various other reasons. This is why it is really vital that you not depend completely on a vendor's word, but instead, make use of the seller's solution along with your general due diligence. This will paint an extra sensible picture of the business's existing situation.
Existing Debts and Future Obligations
If the existing entity is in debt, which many businesses are, then you will certainly have reason to consider this when valuating/preparing your offer. Many operating businesses take out loans in order to cover points like supplies, payroll, accounts payable, etc. Remember that occasionally this can suggest that profit margins are too small. Many companies come under a revolving door of taking loans as a way to pay back various other loans. In addition to debts, there may likewise be future obligations to think about. There might be an outstanding lease on tools or the structure where the business resides. The business may have existing contracts with vendors that should be met or might result in penalties if canceled early.
Understanding the Customer Base, Competition and Area Demographics
Just how do companies in the location draw in brand-new clients? Often times, businesses have repeat clients, which form the core of their everyday revenues. Specific variables such as brand-new competition growing up around the area, road building and construction, and personnel turnover can impact repeat clients and also negatively affect future earnings. One important point to think about is the placement of the business. Is it in an extremely trafficked shopping center, or is it concealed from the main road? Certainly, the more individuals that see the business regularly, the better the possibility to develop a returning customer base. A final thought is the basic area demographics. Is the business placed in a densely inhabited city, or is it located on the outside border of town? Just how might the local mean house income effect future earnings prospects?