Listing ID: 77570
The business is divided into two revenue streams namely the transportation services for entertainers as well as a turnkey maintenance and repair operation that services clients’ RVs, diesel trucks, motor coaches, and so forth.
The entertainment transportation comprises a modern 20+ coach fleet with a full-service capabilities offering provides a contemporary and edgy service for entertainers across the industry including those embarking on cross-country tours. This exclusive fleet of buses provides entertainers and their respective crews with all the amenities and facilities they require for a premium touring experience. The business has demonstrated phenomenal growth in a few short years starting with a two-bus operation to a fully-fledged 20+ bus operation presently.
The Company has provided services to a long list of entertainment industry’s most iconic and award winning artists.The company is considered to be one of the larger ones with limited competition of its scale and size outside of Tennessee where majority of the companies reside.
Then lacking in the marketplace, the current owner was desirous of creating an indelible brand that was gleaned from uncompromising values and the pinnacle in safety and reliability. Leveraging the brand values and ethos, premium interiors forged on unparalleled creativity were installed. The entire artistic process and creative rationale are geared to inspire modern entertainers utilizing the company’s coaches while touring.
Currently, the entertainment coaches division of the business is the West
Coast’s quintessential transportation brand for all music genres – rock, pop, hip-hop, and many more. The fleet services the entire United States and Canadian entertainment markets employing expert drivers with a penchant for the entertainment industry.
The second revenue stream for the business lends itself to an end-to-end maintenance and repair division that renders technical services for clients’ RVs, trailers, coaches, diesel trucks, motor coaches, and other entertainer coach companies respectively.
This division of the business has marshaled a loyal and committed customer base that continually drives a positive sentiment by word-of-mouth or via digital channels in respect to its immaculate customer experience and extensive technical and mechanical knowledge as it relates to the types of vehicles it repairs and maintains. This expertise is honed by a full complement of employees who are fully accredited and certified professionals. As a result, this division has grown its resounding success primarily from word-o fmouth referrals, both digitally via online reviews and between face-to-face clients.
Owner adds few coaches every year, anticipating an increased revenue the following year. There were additional busses added in 2019/ early 2020 from which additional revenue is anticipated once the industry fires up.
The owner is a serial entrepreneur and believes the company is now prime for acquisition with streamlined operations and opportunity to scale. The owner now wants to focus on other ventures in pipeline, not competitive to this business.
The Owner purchased a property and initiated work for custom workshop and property that caters to the business. This investment will greatly benefit the maintenance business due to its custom shop and freeway visible location. The buyer has the opportunity to purchase the premise, lease or relocate the business entirely.
Insured Assets approximately $8.6MM+. Possibility for the owner to assume debt on some trucks.
Business experienced downturn during covid, however, survived. The business is now experiencing pent up demand and growth, expected to do so for the foreseeable future.
- Asking Price: $8,500,000
- Cash Flow: $1,500,000
- Gross Revenue: $6,453,432
- EBITDA: $1,500,000
- FF&E: $8,500,000
- Inventory: N/A
- Inventory Included: N/A
- Established: 2014
- Property Owned or Leased:N/A
- Property Included:N/A
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- Furniture, Fixtures and Equipment:N/A
The business was established in 2014, making the business 8 years old.
Why is the Current Owner Selling The Business?
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Existing Debts and Future Obligations
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Understanding the Customer Base, Competition and Area Demographics
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