VEX REF: VEX00855
ACTIVITIES: International Supply Chain Finance Facilitator
LOCATION: South of England
TURNOVER: circa £9,000,000 p.a. (March 2017)
PROFIT BEFORE TAX: circa £265,000 p.a. (March 2017)
Vexus is exclusively retained to find a strategic investor for this established supply chain finance facilitator. Our client has developed an innovative procurement and logistics solution for International trading companies. The business has been established for 6 years, in that time it has successfully provided both local and international businesses with a trading platform to help their customers expand their business and create a safer trading mechanism to help protect their profit margins and trading abilities. Clients include, Cadburys, Disney, TK Maxx, Debenhams and John Lewis.
Large Base of Blue Chip Clients
The business provides a seamless international service that provides its customers with a door-to-door funding service for the procurement and delivery of its customers products. Advantages to the end client are many and include:
- Mitigates foreign exchange risk
- Reduces administration costs
- Lower finance costs
- Opportunity to increase profitability
- Access to greater sources of supply and procurement facilities
Extensive Goodwill and Intellectual Property Rights
The Directors have recently witnessed considerable growth in demand for its core services and believes the company is well positioned to take advantage of the new and additional trading opportunities.
The Directors and management team have been providing supply chain and logistics services internationally for a combined total of over 40 years. The teams international trading connections, product skills, sector knowledge and track record are well respected and proven.
Ideally, we seek an investor with the requisite experience and resources to help take this business to the next level.
- Fully proven, successful business model
- 6 years of goodwill & IP
- Corporate / Blue Chip opportunity
- High Barriers to Entry
- Highly Experienced Management
- Profitable business
Reason for Investment
Our client is looking for a single strategic investor to replace a number of existing ‘passive’ EIS investors. The ideal investor will understand the international supply chain sector and have an appetite to facilitate the considerable growth opportunity of this business.
This is a rare and low risk opportunity to invest in an established supply chain finance platform.
Investment Requirement circa. £8million
The Next Steps
On completion of our non-disclosure agreement, qualified parties will receive further information on this business. We recommend a meeting with the vendors at the earliest opportunity to avoid disappointment.