Project V-0519 "Communication" - SOLD
Divestment / ownership succession
For a company founded 2000 north of Winterthur and specialized in communication technology products, we are looking for a buyer / successor as soon as possible. An orderly handover is guaranteed, the existing staff ensures continuity. The current CEO will accompany the company during the handover phase.
The traditional and successful company develops and manufactures custom design prducts in the area of communication technology for public authorities, security and defence organisations (police, fire brigade, sanitary, military). Thanks to its sound knowledge of the market and its technical know-how in the field of hardware and software, the company has patented product innovations. The services include the implementation of customers' ideas from conception, planning, prototyping, development up to serial production which is commissioned externally. In addition, the company acts as Swiss distrbutor of related products for international partners.
With its eight qualified employees the company achieves sales of c. CHF 2.3 Mio at an EBIT margin of 12%. Sales of CHF 2.5 million are budgeted for 2020. The continuously developed products will have a positive impact on the develpment and market position in the coming years. In mid-2019 a newly developed high-margin product was successfully launched and is already used successfully by cantonal police forces. This product could also be marketed internationally.
Project V-0217 "ConstructionTransporter" - TRANSACTION COMPLETED
For a traditional company in the larger Zurich area we are looking for a new owner-manager/buyer to solve the ownership succession of the current owner-manager. The business offers transportation services in construction related activities. The current owner will be available for a period to allow a proper handover of the activities.
The company offers transportation and logistics services to supply and remove materials from different construction sites and public facilities in the larger Zurich area. A total of 17 trucks with dedicated setups along with other special vehicles are all in excellent and well maintained condition and offer the needed flexibility for the various transportation jobs. Dedicated and flexible drivers along with an efficient administration and company structure allow a solid business performance and resulted in the brand awareness in the larger Zurich area. With its focus, the business can offer customer specific services at high quality at industry rates.
Further information is available upon the signing of a confidentiality agreement and prove of available equity funds of ca. CHF 1.0Mio. HMS can support interested parties with the arrangement of debt financing. For private investors, it is recommended to send a brief CV with the first contact.
Project V-1116 "Sensors" - SOLD
For a company founded 1960, based east of Winterthur and active in the production and trading of high-precision measurement and control devices for various industrial applications and sectors we are looking for a management succession and buyer. The company designs, develops and manufactures customer specific measurement devices which are marketed and sold to B2B customers. With some 15 dedicated and experienced employees, the company generated on average some CHF 3.3 Mio. revenue over the last five years with an EBIT of some 8%. Today, the company is independent from banks and financially strong.
Further information is available upon the signing of a confidentiality agreement and prove of available equity funds of ca. CHF 0.6m. HMS can support interested parties with the arrangement of debt financing. For private investors, it is recommended to send us a brief CV with the first contact.
Project V-0317 "global flavor" - SOLD
For a successful company, founded 1985 and based east of Zurich we are looking for a potential buyer. The business develops and manufactures ingredients and products for food manufacturers in Switzerland and abroad. Products and production processes base on long term experience of the business and its employees. The well organised and certified production is located in an owned property/facility and meets all regulatory requirements and certificates. Processes are supported by up-to-date ERP software. Among its clients are food manufacturer, purchasing partnerships and cash-and-carry retailers. There are no sales to end-customers (B2C). With its nine employees, the business grew steadily over the last years and was able to achieve CHF 3.2 Mio. revenue in 2016 with an EBIT of 28%.
Further information is available upon the signing of a confidentiality agreement and prove of available equity funds of ca. CHF 2.5Mio. HMS can support interested parties with the arrangement of debt financing. For private investors, it is recommended to send us a brief CV with the first contact.
Project V-0916 "Trumpet" - TRANSACTION COMPLETED
For a globally active, successful company east of Zurich we advised a strategic investor or buyer. The company offers engineering services and plant engineering (EPC) for the plastic industry.
Founded some decades ago, the company develops, engineers and supervises the setup of production plants for the plastic industry, globally. The in-depths process and engineering know-how of its employees stems from the long-term experience of its employees. The very well organised business benefits from its motivated employees that are supported by statre of the art software and established business processes. Among its clients are global manufacturer of plastics that are typically long term clients.
The company has some 70 employees who work out of the rented offices. The business achieves attractive margins.