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Buyer for a hose manufacturer in Europe

Company to buy 

  • Size: small business preferably
  • Revenue: 1 – 10 million EUR approximately
  • EBITDA: not decisive, may be negative
  • Preferred location: all of Europe – countries with cheaper labor
  • Reason for acquisition: The management of the buyer is reviewing options and will take further steps if the target will seem suitable
  • #CFIE MAB012

Overview of this buyer for a hose manufacturer in Europe

The management of this buyer decided to expand its manufacturing options in one of the European countries with cheaper labor to increase its manufacturing efficiency. The buyer is based in the UK, runs a hose production company with a long history, and will start a process of evaluating acquisition options in the near future. 

Profile (strategy) of this buyer for a hose manufacturer in Europe

The buyer is a well-established company in the rubber and silicone hose business for over 20 years. From its establishment, it has grown to a very successful firm with a team of over 40 employees and almost 1 million EUR profit a year.

The company is based in the UK, where it owns a large manufacturing factory with a very good location and transportation access. The company runs very efficient manufacturing processes and tries to be very cost-effective for its customers.

The company is export-oriented, and it trades its production to countries such as

  • Australia
  • USA
  • China
  • EU

More than half of the production is exported. 

The acquisition would bring benefits to both the target and the acquisitor. The synergies include

  • Access to new customers
  • Access to new locations
  • Skills
  • Higher labor efficiency
  • New products 

The buyer has not analyzed or visited any targets so far but is planning to dig deeper into the M&A project in the near future. 

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Activities and products of a suitable target

The buyer is looking for targets in the same industry in which the buyer is active – plastics, rubber manufacturing and similar. The target should be specialized in: 

  • Hose manufacturing
  • Silicone production
  • EPDM

Targets can also be smaller rubber or injection molding plastics manufacturers in Eastern Europe.

The target should be mainly a manufacturer, distributors will not be considered. The buyer is interested in target companies specialized in supplying its production into industries such as

  • Plastics
  • Rubber
  • Hoses
  • Automotive
  • Truck
  • Bus
  • Wind
  • Food
  • Pharma 

The target countries include EU or non-EU countries with cheaper labor. The exact location is not specified. The target should have a stable team of 10+ employees.

In financial terms, the buyer prefers stable companies which also have an outlook with stable or growing revenue, however, they would also look at loss-making companies or distressed sales.

Highlights of this buyer for a hose manufacturer in Europe

  • A buyer is a well-established company willing to acquire a subsidiary in the EU or non-EU country
  • The buyer is one of the most traditional rubber and silicone manufacturers in the region
  • The target should be a company with own manufacturing capabilities and may be also non-profitable if the valuation is good 

Information about this buyer for a hose manufacturer in Europe 

Feel free to contact us for more information regarding this buyer of plastic or rubber hoses manufacturer in European countries or if you know possible interested or suited parties. For other companies for sale in all of Europe visit the section companies for sale. For manufacturing companies’ profiles, feel free to visit section manufacturing companies for sale.

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