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Welcome to the latest edition of the acquisition opportunities pack provided by Headford Mergers & Acquisitions. This document is designed to allow shareholders and directors in the freight and logistics industry to review opportunities to grow their company through acquisition or alternatively consider opportunities to sell their company to a retained buyer. For ease to the reader we have split the acquisition opportunities pack into 3 sections:

1: United Kingdom Opportunities to acquire UK based freight and logistics companies

2: Rest of the world Opportunities to acquire freight and logistics companies based outside of the United Kingdom

About Headford Mergers & Acquisitions Headford Mergers & Acquisitions is a management consultancy which exclusively assists shareholders and directors of freight and logistics companies in achieving their objectives, whether it be facilitating their growth plans or achieving a successful sale. From our head office we provide a truly global service to a truly global industry. We work with the most renowned names in the industry comprising expanding SMEs, publically listed entities and private equity houses to assist them in delivering their corporate objectives. For a confidential conversation please contact our team on +44 (0) 1454 275 930

3: Buyer mandates A selection of retained buyer requirements based across the world Headford Mergers & Acquisitions also represent companies that have chosen not to appear in the acquisition opportunities pack for confidentiality reasons. We recommend, should you be interested in acquiring a company in a specific location or with a specialism that does not appear here, that you make contact with our team, who will be pleased to assist you.

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Customs clearance agent LOCATION UK

REF 00191

OPERATIONS

Customs clearance Import 1% Export 99%

FINANCIALS

KEY FEATURES

2016 (year end) Turnover: £1,300,000+ PBT: £110,000

• Specialist customs clearance business with a focus on servicing commercial client’s personal effects. • Client’s primarily professional relocation specialist companies • Badged at all UK major ports – Felixstowe, Liverpool, Tilbury etc. • Sale is sought to allow the retirement of the directors • Positive balance sheet attached to the company • Fully experienced team in place to continue the business under new ownership • Opportunity for the acquirer to expand their business with the onward movement of cargo currently being subcontracted

The business has shown consistent levels of turnover and profit for the last five years.

James Hughes Principal M&A Consultant james@headfordgroup.com +44 (0)1454 275 933

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European road freight operator with a focus on groupage LOCATION South of England, UK

REF 49815

OPERATIONS

Road Import 70% Export 30%

FINANCIALS

KEY FEATURES

2017 (anticipated) Turnover: £4,500,000 Net Profit: £150,000

• An established business with a heavy focus on groupage • A sale is being arranged in order to allow new owners to assist with the growth of the business • The present owner is happy to remain in a commercial/operations capacity • Asset light forwarder with leased vehicles and a cross dock facility • A team of 28 trained staff are involved in the business • Trade routes: Italy, Spain, Switzerland, Germany, Ireland, Turkey and Greece

James Hughes Principal M&A Consultant james@headfordgroup.com +44 (0)1454 275 933

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Rapidly growing freight forwarder & express courier business LOCATION South of England, UK

REF 04768

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Air Import 36% Export 17%

Ocean Import 29% Export 5%

FINANCIALS

KEY FEATURES

Year end 2016/17 (projected) Turnover: £5,900,000 Gross profit: £750,000 PBT: £255,000

• Location offers excellent local, national and international links. Close/accesible proximity to ports/airports for ocean and air freight and motorway links for road freight and express courier • Excellent industry knowledge and networks across the globe with strong links in Europe, China, USA and Dubai • Provider of a comprehensive array of logistics solutions: 3PL, Air/Ocean/ Road freight, worldwide/domestic courier • Strong relationship with a top e-commerce company sees circa 30 new clients pcm providing unprecedented growth potential for the freight sector • Significant investment in the digital infrastructure over recent years has built an exemplary digital platform, enabling fantastic customer service and a rare growth opportunity for an SME of this size • Growth forecast of over £1m of additional revenue per year due to constant influx of clients each month

Year end 2015/16 Turnover: £3,649,419 Gross profit: £537,167 PBT: £94,149

Courier 5% Year end 2014/15 Other (Pick & Pack, Turnover: £2,388,768 warehousing, Gross profit: £405,106 UK distribution) PBT: £55,554 8%

PRIMARY TRADE ROUTES • USA inbound • China inbound

Jack Lonnen Principal M&A Consultant jack@headfordgroup.com +44 (0)1454 275 931

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Multimodal freight forwarder Ocean, air and road freight provider: express courier, customs & warehousing services

LOCATION South East, UK

REF 23639

OPERATIONS

Air Import 5% Export 35%

Road Import 10% Export 10%

Ocean Import 10% Export 30%

FINANCIALS

KEY FEATURES

2015 Turnover: £2,011,976 Gross profit: £340,274 PBT: £90,124

• Long established company trading 40 years with an excellent reputation in the industry • Retirement based exit strategy • Good client spread – majority of clients accounting for no more than 5% of the total gross profit • 99% company controlled business – very minimal agent-owned accounts • Loyal staff members and customer base • Worldwide agency network very well established over many years • Growth potential in niche crosstrade market

2014 Turnover: £2,036,185 Gross profit: £365,259 PBT: £121,051

Jack Lonnen Principal M&A Consultant jack@headfordgroup.com +44 (0)1454 275 931

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International freight forwarder Independent shipping, forwarding, warehousing and transportation company

LOCATION North East, UK

REF 02254

OPERATIONS

Air Import 1% Export 1%

Road Import 10% Export 19%

Ocean Import 39% Export 30%

FINANCIALS

KEY FEATURES

2017 Turnover: £3.62m Gross profit: £735,711 PBT: £433,692

• Well established after nearly 40 years of trading showing consistent profits • Excellent location in the Humberside area, one of the busiest ports in Europe with a new premises • Operates their own 200,000 sq. ft. freehold warehouse • Loyal staff and excellent client base ongoing with the largest accounting for circa 25% of revenue, two at 10 and 12% respectively, and the remainder all below 10% individually • Primary Trade Routes: Short sea – Europe & Scandinavia Deep sea – China, India & USA • Provides freight forwarding, ships agency, warehousing and distribution services

2016 Turnover: £3,346,969 Gross profit: £700,734 PBT: £417,012 2015 Turnover: £3,557,901 Gross profit: £725,276 PBT: £350,438

Jack Lonnen Principal M&A Consultant jack@headfordgroup.com +44 (0)1454 275 931

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Freight forwarder specialising in temperature-sensitive produce LOCATION South East, UK

REF 1502

OPERATIONS

Air Import 86% Export 1%

Ocean Import 12% Export 1%

MAIN TRADE ROUTES Import from: • USA • South Africa • South America • Ghana • Dubai • Thailand • Kenya • Egypt

FINANCIALS

KEY FEATURES

2016/17 (estimate) Turnover: £25,000,000 Gross profit: £5,000,000 Adjusted net profit: £750,000

• Company trading 14+ years • Temperature-controlled handling • Handle in excess of 50 million kg of air freight per annum • Customs clearances • 48,000 ft2 temperature-controlled facility that has been approved as a Bonded Warehouse by HMCE • Can provide customer visibility throughout the entire supply chain via implemented IT system • UK & EU transportation • Global network of partners offering air & sea freight solutions • Portfolio of large blue-chip clients • Operational 24/7 365 days a year • Value-added services • Accredited by the British retail consortium, BIFA and IATA • Sale to facilitate retirement • Very capable senior management team in place

David Roberts Senior M&A Consultant david@headfordgroup.com +44 (0)1454 275 941

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Freight Forwarder specialising in LCL consolidations Based in the North West and Felixstowe

LOCATION North West, UK

REF 68321

OPERATIONS

FINANCIALS

KEY FEATURES

Air & storage 0.3%

2016 Turnover: £4,750,000 Gross profit: £840,000 EBITDA: £150,000

• Well established after trading for over 20 years • LCL and FCL to all parts of the Mediterranean, Middle East & Indian sub-continent, both Import & Export • Strong annual sales and turnover/gross profit ratio - consistently profitable • Experienced, loyal and extremely capable senior management team • Warehouse facility of 20,000sq ft. owned by the company • 70% of their work is with other freight forwarders • Sizable customer base, circa 200 trading clients • 16 members of staff who will continue under new management • Owners willing to undertake a hand over period in order to guarantee

Euro road 6% Ocean 93.7%

2015 Turnover: £4,742,446 Gross profit: £700,000 EBITDA: £120,000 2014 Turnover: £5,722,270 Gross profit: £697,557 EBITDA: £162,500

the goodwill of the business

David Roberts Senior M&A Consultant david@headfordgroup.com +44 (0)1454 275 941

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UK multimodal freight forwarder LOCATION South East, UK

REF 2903

OPERATIONS

Air Import 10% Export 0%

Road Import 40% Export 15%

Ocean Import 30% Export 5%

MAIN TRADE ROUTES • UK • Deep Sea (China) • Short Sea (Italy, Turkey, Greece)

FINANCIALS

KEY FEATURES

2016/17 (estimate) Turnover: £23,000,000 Gross profit: £3,500,000 PBT: £1,500,000

• Company trading 25+ years • Operating across 4 locations with a HQ in the South East, UK • 26 Full time members of staff who will continue under new management • A Dedicated office specialising in European Full loads • Experiencing year on year growth over the last 3 years with very profitable margins • Owner planning exit strategy to assist with retirement after 30+ years in the industry, happy to undertake a sufficient handover period to ensure the ongoing success • 70% company controlled business; 30% agent driven business • extensive customer base • Loyal, long-serving staff capable

2015/16 Turnover: £12,600,000 Gross profit: £2,115,000 PBT: £830,000

of overseeing senior roles post sale • BIFA and RHA Member. David Roberts Senior M&A Consultant david@headfordgroup.com +44 (0)1454 275 941

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UK pharmaceutical storage & distribution opportunity LOCATION Home Counties – North London, UK

REF 1512

OPERATIONS

Domestic transport 85%

Warehousing 15%

FINANCIALS

KEY FEATURES

2016 Turnover: £1,590,000 Gross profit: £750,000 Net profit: £94,000

• Long-standing business with over three decades of experience • Specialists in providing forwarding and storage services to the pharmaceutical and healthcare sector • Office and warehouse facility (15,000ft2) providing flexible, temperaturemonitored storage, in-transit storage and short term as required • Supported by the membership of a UK distribution network • Fantastic customer spread with largest accounting for 21.5% of revenue, the remaining top 5 each between 5 and 7% • Highly competent team of 26 staff members who will remain • Owners willing to undertake a handover period in order to guarantee the goodwill of the business • UK Services include - temperaturecontrolled distribution, order pick/ pack, pallet services, clinical trials & samples service (neutralisation & freight forwarding) • Pharmaceutical storage – including ‘specials’ and unlicensed medicines • 24/7 365 days high-dependency drug distribution service to all UK hospitals

2015 Turnover: £1,670,000 Gross profit: £527,000 Net profit: £83,000 2014 Turnover: £1,680,000 Gross profit: £540,000 Net profit: £93,000

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Opportunity to enter the Middle East market LOCATION Middle East

REF 52631

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FINANCIALS

KEY FEATURES

Number of jobs 2016

2016 Turnover: $3,800,000 EBITDA: $243,285

• Profitable air and ocean freight forwarder and customs clearance agent strategically located in the Middle East to service Saudi Arabia, UAE, Kuwait, Qatar and Bahrain • Established business with over 25+ years’ experience in the Middle East employing 20+ staff • An experienced management team are in place with over 10 years’ service in the business • The company manages cargo for a multitude of industries including Aerospace & Defence, Oil & Gas, Energy and FMCG • Holding licences to trade in countries including Saudi Arabia, the business creates a great opportunity to have owned offices that would typically require long and complex applications • The company is achieving consistent and steady growth year on year with a positive financial forecast in 2017 and beyond

Ocean 2450 Air 650 Customs clearance 455 Overland 129

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IATA air freight forwarder specialising in pharmaceutical exports LOCATION Mumbai; 5 other locations across India

REF 93472

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FINANCIALS

KEY FEATURES

Air 82%

2016/17 Turnover: $9,630,557 Gross profit: $832,097 PBT: $419,309

• LCL and FCL to all parts of the USA, Africa, Mediterranean, Middle East and Indian sub-continent • Strong annual sales with a growing turnover/gross profit • Full IATA license / MOT license • Experienced, loyal and extremely capable senior management team • C-TPAT approved Temperature controlled warehouse facility of 50,000ft2 over two sites • 100% of their work is controlled by them, with (no other forwarders) • 18 members of staff who will continue under new management • Owners willing to undertake a hand over period in order to guarantee the good will of the business

Ocean 10% Customs clearance Warehousing Distribution 8%

2015/16 Turnover: $9,300,000 Gross profit: $790,000 PBT: $360,000 2014/15 Turnover: $8,521,470 Gross profit: $609,195 PBT: $258,019 (USD $)

David Roberts Senior M&A Consultant david@headfordgroup.com +44 (0)1454 275 941

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Confidential sale of a New York-based freight forwarder LOCATION New York, USA

REF 82806

OPERATIONS

FINANCIALS

KEY FEATURES

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Available on request

• Fully licensed, international freight forwarder and provider of customs clearance services based in New York • The business provides services to/from Europe, Middle East, parts of Africa and Asia • The current management team in situ are running the business without the shareholders involvement and are aware of the sale • Management team happy to commit to new owners for minimum periods of 5 years • Strategically located to service cargo from JFK, Newark and NY/NJ port

James Hughes Principal M&A Consultant james@headfordgroup.com +44 (0)1454 275 933

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UK business sought for large European forwarder acquisition LOCATION UK

REF 1706

OPERATIONS Air General freight forwarding

FINANCIALS Turnover: £1.5m-£15m Profit margin: 10%+

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KEY FEATURES SOUGHT

A large European freight forwarder and logistics firm is looking to establish a UK footprint through acquisition of a UK based business. Currently dealing only through agents at present an acquisition is sought to provide a UK office for the group. Our client carry out general freight forwarding including cargo and heavy movements, provide courier and storage solutions, and customs clearance and brokerage. The acquisition being sought will ideally have some or all of these functions but primarily it should be a company with a good team and ultimately be a profitable business.

• Stable finance and profitability with good sales activities • General forwarding with a good price for a local service with a clear focus if possible on air freight • Management and/or owner to remain for a 2-3 year period • Specific location not a, however, Heathrow and the surrounding area would be ideal • Developing Europe, Russia, China, India and Japan • Customs brokerage, oversized cargo, LTL lines (Europe/Russia) of interest

Jack Lonnen Principal M&A Consultant jack@headfordgroup.com +44 (0)1454 275 931

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Manchester forwarder sought by growing UK SME LOCATION Manchester, UK

REF 8174

OPERATIONS Air Ocean

FINANCIALS Adj. net profit: £80,000-£500,000

OVERVIEW

KEY FEATURES SOUGHT

A well-respected privately owned freight forwarder is looking to grow its northern offices by acquiring a freight forwarder based in our around Manchester.

• Manchester based (or within 20 miles) • Export-driven air/ocean solutions. • Positive balance sheet • Management to remain or leave over a period of 2–3 years • Adjusted net profit of £80,000–£500,000

This acquirer has a track record of acquiring and integrating companies into their group with great success. The acquirer is currently import biased and as such any export business would be of benefit to both parties.

Jack Lonnen Principal M&A Consultant jack@headfordgroup.com +44 (0)1454 275 931

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International logistics group growing by acquisition LOCATION Europe, USA or ASIA

REF 5579

OPERATIONS Air Ocean

FINANCIALS Net profit: £200,000–£5,000,000

OVERVIEW

KEY FEATURES SOUGHT

An internationally headquartered freight forwarder with offices across multiple continents is aiming to meet its growth targets for 2017 and 2018.

• Forwarders based in Europe, USA or Asia • Air & Ocean service providers of high interest • Net profit of £200,000-£5,000,000 • Owners open to remaining or retiring

With multiple, high-profile European and global acquisitions completed in the past five years this group offers company owners an opportunity to continue within the group or to fully exit the industry in a timely manner.

James Hughes Principal M&A Consultant james@headfordgroup.com +44 (0)1454 275 933

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Private equity entering the freight industry LOCATION Europe

REF 8429

OPERATIONS Air Ocean

FINANCIALS EBITDA: £3,000,000–£50,000,000

OVERVIEW

KEY FEATURES SOUGHT

Our client who is viewed as a long term investor is looking to invest into the freight forwarding industry. The group primarily operates in service orientated industries, with over £1bn invested into the European based companies.

• EBITDA of £3m with an upper limit of circa £50,000,000. • Multiple locations; however, headquarters required to be based in or able to be moved to Europe • Strong management team wishing to grow the business with an investment teams support • All service considered Air and Ocean or Euro Road or Multimodal operator

With a track record of supporting management teams particularly with buy and build projects this is a great opportunity for company owners eager to grow but are restricted by capital, risk or time.

James Hughes Principal M&A Consultant james@headfordgroup.com +44 (0)1454 275 933

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UK SME aiming to grow through acquisition LOCATION South East or North West UK

REF 7594

OPERATIONS Air Ocean

OVERVIEW

KEY FEATURES SOUGHT

A UK SME freight forwarder with a very positive cash surplus is looking to make acquisitions of Air and Ocean freight forwarders in either the South East or North West of England.

• £100,000-£500,000 adjusted EBITDA • 3-30 staff who wish to remain • Asset Light Air & Ocean service provider • Based in the South East or North West UK

FINANCIALS EBITDA: £100,000-£500,000

With a strong cash reserve in place from years of positive trading the buyer will not be using external funding and as such isn’t governed by rigid deal structures set out by financiers.

James Hughes Principal M&A Consultant james@headfordgroup.com +44 (0)1454 275 933

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Sell your business to an expanding total logistics provider LOCATION UK

REF 3130

OPERATIONS Air Road Ocean Pallet

FINANCIALS EBITDA: £100,000–£500,000

OVERVIEW

KEY FEATURES SOUGHT

With the acquirer having made six successful acquisitions in the last three years they are viewed as one of the UK’s fastest-growing total logistics providers. They are now aiming to continue this growth with fresh acquisitions in 2017 and 2018.

• Positive balance sheet and three years of steady or increasing profits • Turnover £1m up to £25m • EBIT no less than £100k • Broad client base with a good spread of clients • Owned / controlled business making the majority of customer book • Business in all UK locations will be considered

The management are focussing on acquiring asset light air/ocean companies in addition to companies offering European/UK haulage and pallet services.

James Hughes Principal M&A Consultant james@headfordgroup.com +44 (0)1454 275 933

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Humanitarian Aid: US-based forwarder required by industry leader LOCATION USA

REF 2602

OPERATIONS Aid Conflict zones

OVERVIEW

KEY FEATURES SOUGHT

Headford Strategic Growth are instructed to identify companies based in the United States of America who will either be interested in being acquired or in establishing a joint venture.

Our client is a specialist in arranging the movement of humanitarian aid and health-related freight; they offer services to a wide variety of end clients, including governments, charitable organisations and NGO’s. Regularly arranging the movement of freight to some of the most challenging locations around the world, including Afghanistan, Syria, Iraq and a number of African countries. Due to the United States being one the largest providers of overseas aid goods to the regions in which our client is a specialist they are keen to develop their US operation. In order for both parties to benefit from an acquisition or a joint venture our client requires a business with experience in arranging the movement of freight to dangerous or conflict areas.

James Hughes Principal M&A Consultant james@headfordgroup.com +44 (0)1454 275 933

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International oil & gas transport provider building its uk presence LOCATION UK and Benelux

REF 5924

OPERATIONS Air Euro road Ocean

FINANCIALS Turnover: £3m-£30m Gross profit: 15%+ PBT: £200k+

OVERVIEW

KEY FEATURES SOUGHT

Whether you are looking for standard, exceptional or dangerous goods transport, this logistics group has over 80 years’ experience and a vehicle fleet of more than 114 trucks and 270 trailers (including flatbed and step-deck trailers, taut liners and low-loaders), they have the capability to offer all kinds of transport services for the oil and gas industry alongside a value-added service to the energy sector with warehousing, offshore container and basket rentals and manpower. With 13 bases across Europe in key locations they are aiming to strengthen their operation by diversifying into the forwarding sector.

• Turnover £3m–£30m; EBIT range £200k–£1.5m • Willing to commit to handover period • Any location across UK and Benelux (any key oil & gas regions would be preferable) • Business to be ideally owned and controlled in house • Nuclear, aerospace and renewables are sectors of great interest as they have the capabilities to integrate easily

David Roberts Senior M&A Consultant david@headfordgroup.com +44 (0)1454 275 941

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Freight forwarder in Scotland sought for acquisition by English-headquartered freight forwarder LOCATION Scotland, UK

REF 04009

OPERATIONS Air Ocean

OVERVIEW

KEY FEATURES SOUGHT

Headford Mergers and Acquisitions have been mandated to identify and approach freight forwarders based across Scotland who are interested in being acquired by an expanding, England-based freight forwarder who currently do not have a presence in Scotland.

• Offer international air and ocean services • Have a wide spread of clients (no single client greater than 20% of turnover) • Have a positive balance sheet without long-term liabilities restricting cash flow • Are asset light • Have owners or a management team that are happy to commit to a handover period

James Hughes Principal M&A Consultant james@headfordgroup.com +44 (0)1454 275 933

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New York freight forwarder sought for acquisition LOCATION New York, USA

REF 04828

OPERATIONS Air Ocean

OVERVIEW

KEY FEATURES SOUGHT

Are you the owner of a freight forwarding company based in New York? Do you have a great partner there that would be considering a sale in the coming years?

• Licensed New York based freight forwarder • Regular trading clients with no single large account • Air and Ocean solutions provider • Management team to remain or retire

Headford Mergers am working on behalf of an expanding supply chain group who have aspirations to grow their US service offerings by acquiring a company ideally located in New York (near to JFK). The buyer is searching for a company that holds an OTI licence, IATA licence and is CTPAT compliant. In addition to the licenses a company that offers both international air and ocean services to a diverse client base will attract their attention.

James Hughes Principal M&A Consultant james@headfordgroup.com +44 (0)1454 275 933

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International air & ocean freight forwarder sought for acquisition LOCATION UK

REF 074880

OPERATIONS Air Ocean

OVERVIEW

KEY FEATURES SOUGHT

A large and long-standing global freight forwarding and logistics company is aiming to build their UK presence through acquisition, particularly focusing on the growth of their air and ocean business.

• Niche/specialised business of interest • Profitable in recent years • Turnover between £2m - £15m • Majority of business activities air and ocean freight • USA, Far East and European trade route development

An acquisition with proven financial performance over recent years and strong management team would be ideal.

Jack Lonnen Principal M&A Consultant jack@headfordgroup.com +44 (0)1454 275 931

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UK-based road freight operators & domestic distribution companies sought for acquisition LOCATION UK

REF 02899

OPERATIONS UK & Euro road Distribution

FINANCIALS Turnover: £5m–£25m

OVERVIEW

KEY FEATURES SOUGHT

UK and European road freight and domestic distribution business sought for acquisition by a European forwarder.

• £5m–£25m turnover ideal although smaller companies will be considered • Good client spread with no reliance on a single customer • European road freight and/or UK distribution focus • Owner/s willing to commit to a handover

Headford have been mandated by a company looking to continue the growth their European road freight and UK distribution business after having made previous, successful acquisitions.

Jack Lonnen Principal M&A Consultant jack@headfordgroup.com +44 (0)1454 275 931

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Supply chain company sought for investment by private equity group LOCATION UK

REF 19723

OPERATIONS

OVERVIEW

KEY FEATURES SOUGHT

3pl

Headford Mergers and Acquisitions are mandated by a Europe-based private equity group who are looking to make inroads into the Supply Chain sector in 2017.

• Be offering supply chain services across the UK, Europe or globally • Have an EBITDA of approx. £3m+ however smaller niche companies will be of interest • Possess an exceptionally strong management team that is excited by an opportunity to considerably grow their business

Contract logistics

Supply chain

As a specialist long term investor into service orientated markets our client has the credentials to take your business to the next level. Through both financing and strategy support our client would be looking to commit considerable finance to enable the management team to grow the business via organic growth in addition to targeted acquisitions. Our client is also versed at supporting management buy outs.

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Craig Headford Managing Director

James Hughes Principal M&A Consultant

Jack Lonnen Principal M&A Consultant

David Roberts Senior M&A Consultant

craig@headfordgroup.com +44 (0)1454 628 788 +44 (0)7760 484848

james@headfordgroup.com +44 (0)1454 275 933 +44 (0)7557 909 927

jack@headfordgroup.com +44 (0)1454 275 931 +44 (0)7824 874 839

david@headfordgroup.com +44 (0)1454 275 941 +44 (0)7766 501 202

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The information published herein is designed to enable recipients to make a decision whether to investigate the opportunity further. It is not intended to form the basis of an acquisition decision. The information has not been independently verified by Headford Strategic Growth Ltd who do not give any representation or warranty as to its accuracy. To receive full details on these opportunities, please contact the team at Headford by phone, email or post.

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