Business Overview

Profitable and leading metal fabricator with an established presence in Chicagoland since the mid-1990s is ready for its next owner.

Key investment considerations:

* 2021 revenues up 25% over 2020, owner’s benefit increase even greater.
* Solid customer base that continues to show strength and growth.
* Experienced team with significant industry experience.
* Focus on quality customer service that continues to drive referral business.

Services include laser cutting, part forming and light machining, with an emphasis on using the latest technology to deliver the highest quality service to its customers.

Owner wiling to provide seller financing to qualified buyers.

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  • Asking Price: $649,900
  • Cash Flow: $201,073
  • Gross Revenue: $522,369
  • FF&E: $300,000
  • Inventory: $20,000
  • Inventory Included: Yes
  • Established: 1996

Detailed Information

  • Property Owned or Leased:N/A
  • Property Included:N/A
  • Building Square Footage:3,500
  • Lot Size:N/A
  • Total Number of Employees:2
  • Furniture, Fixtures and Equipment:N/A
Is Support & Training Included:

4 weeks

Purpose For Selling:

other interests

Additional Info

The company was started in 1996, making the business 26 years old.
The transaction will include inventory valued at $20,000, which is included in the asking price.

The company has 2 employees and is located in a building with approx. square footage of 3,500 sq ft.
The building is leased by the company for $3,100 per Month

Why is the Current Owner Selling The Business?

There are all sorts of reasons why people decide to sell operating businesses. Nonetheless, the true reason vs the one they say to you might be 2 entirely different things. As an example, they might state "I have way too many various commitments" or "I am retiring". For many sellers, these reasons stand. However, for some, these might simply be reasons to try to conceal the reality of changing demographics, increased competitors, current decrease in revenues, or a variety of other reasons. This is why it is really important that you not count completely on a seller's word, but rather, utilize the vendor's response together with your total due diligence. This will repaint a much more reasonable picture of the business's existing situation.

Existing Debts and Future Obligations

If the existing business is in debt, which numerous companies are, then you will need to consider this when valuating/preparing your offer. Many operating businesses finance loans with the purpose of covering items like stock, payroll, accounts payable, so on and so forth. Keep in mind that sometimes this can mean that earnings margins are too tight. Many businesses come under a revolving door of taking loans as a way to pay back other loans. Along with debts, there may likewise be future commitments to think about. There might be an outstanding lease on equipment or the structure where the business resides. The business might have existing agreements with vendors that need to be met or may result in penalties if canceled early.

Understanding the Customer Base, Competition and Area Demographics

Just how do businesses in the location draw in brand-new customers? Most times, operating businesses have repeat consumers, which form the core of their everyday revenues. Specific factors such as brand-new competition sprouting up around the location, road building and construction, as well as personnel turnover can affect repeat consumers and negatively impact future earnings. One essential thing to consider is the placement of the business. Is it in a highly trafficked shopping mall, or is it concealed from the main road? Clearly, the more individuals that see the business regularly, the higher the opportunity to construct a returning client base. A final thought is the general area demographics. Is the business located in a largely inhabited city, or is it situated on the outside border of town? Exactly how might the neighborhood average home income impact future revenue potential?