Fully describe the business's activities?
This company provides a full range of signage and printing service,including : Printing Signage Litho printing Banners and flags Vehicle branding Screen printing Corporate Gifts
How long has the business been established?
This business was established in 2007
How long has the owner had the business?
The owner has operated the business since 2007.
How does the business operate on a daily basis?
This business is managed by an experienced Management team, consisting of a General Manager and a Graphic design Manager,as well as several experienced employees.
How are the clients attracted to the business?
The business has a Website,Facebook page and has several signs displayed in town.
What Advertising/Marketing is carried out?
No marketing is carried out,other than the signs displayed in town.
Does the business have any contract work?
The business does regular work for an International Franchise Company throughout South Africa. The company has several regular customers from Gauteng.
What competition exists?
Several signage companies exist in town,but this Company is by far the most established and well known in the area.
What are the seasonal trends?
There are no seasonal trends.
Is the business VAT Registered?
Yes , the business is vat registered
What VAT documentation is on file?
Vat 201 returns are available
Are there up-to-date Management Accounts available?
Yes , detailed management account are available
What Balance Sheet and Income Statements are available?
The financial statements are up to date and available.
What percentage of the business is cash/credit?
Some longstanding customers have an account with the company. Most clients pay cash/eft.
What is the age analysis of the debtors book?
No outstanding Debtors or Creditors exist.
How could the profitability of the business be improved?
A Rep can market the company more effectively. Online marketing can increase the sales
Is Seller finance available and for what amount?
No , Seller fiance is not available.
What is the payback period?
The payback period is 27 months
What is the ROI?
43.9 % ROI
What is the total staff complement?
The company has 11 employees.
Give a breakdown of staff/ functions/ length of service?
Some staff members have worked for the company since 2007. Most have several years experience.
Do any receive special perks or incentives?
No special bonuses are paid
Are they on contract?
Yes, all employees have employment contracts.
Do any have management potential?
The company has an experienced Management team,but there are employees that have management potential.
How involved is the Owner in running the business?
The owner is involved part time in the running of the business.
When does the current lease end?
The current lease ends May 2018.
Is there an option of renewal & what period?
Yes ,the landlord will renew the lease.
What is the annual escalation %?
The annual escalation is 8 %.
What are the trading hours?
Monday to Friday - 8 to 5 Saturday 8.30 to 1
What is the square meters of the business?
Is a copy of the lease available?
Yes , a copy of the lease is available
Do you require a licence?
No licences required.
What are the main assets of the business?
Printing equipment , vehicles and computer equipment.
Are any items not included in the sale?
All items in the Asset list are included in the sale
What is their overall condition?
All equipment is in fair working order.
Do any require repairing?
No repairs to equipment are needed at present.
How have they been valued ?
The owner has valued the assets.
Which assets are on lease/HP and with whom?
No outstanding lease/HP agreements on any equipment.
The company has been operating for 10 years,has many loyal customers and is highly profitable.
More effective marketing could increase profits.
No threats could be identified.
What is the reason for the sale?
The owners have several other business interests , they would like to concentrate on that.
Why is this a good business?
The company has loyal long term customers , and is highly profitable.
What is the price plus stock and the net profit?
R 2 150 000 -00 (ex vat,including stock,value R50 000-00)
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