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Highly accredited provider of maintenance, repair and overhaul solutions to the transportation industry

Project Shield

 

Unique opportunity to acquire a highly accredited provider of maintenance, repair and overhaul solutions to the transportation industry.

 

KEY INVESTMENT HIGHLIGHTS

  • Offers an extensive range of disciplines for multiple sectors including aviation, marine, automotive, rail and leisure markets.
  • Shield enjoys significant accreditations, holding a number of quality certifications including EASA Part 145 and CAA Part 145.
  • Highly skilled workforce able to service strong order book for FY19 with support of new owner.

 

BUSINESS OVERVIEW

  • The Company manufacturers, refurbishes and repairs cabinets and interior components for all forms of transport including aircraft, automotive, luxury yachts and trains.
  • The Company is also a leading manufacturer of aviation-grade transparencies.
  • Additionally, it has capabilities in plastic fabrication including vacuum forming and moulding.
  • The Company produces aviation grade composite components for new and existing military aircraft.
  • The Company has invested in the latest machinery to ensure they can produce high precision metallic and composite assemblies, alongside its range of traditional plant and machinery.

 

MARKET OPPORTUNITY

  • The Company is a key player within this highly specialised sector with a number of blue chip customers.
  • This would present an ideal opportunity for someone looking to supply the OEM market or to consolidate their existing operations.

 

ACCREDITATIONS

  • The Company holds a number of highly regarded accreditations:
    • EASA Part145   (European Aviation Approval)
    • CAA Part145     (UK aviation approval)
    • ISO9001-2015  (Global)
    • FAA Part145     (American aviation - pending)
    • UK Mod           (UK military aircraft)
  • The Company also holds a number of direct accreditations with main OEM customers.

 

FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE

  • The table below gives the financial highlights of the Company for the periods ended 30th November.

FY17

£000s

FY18

£000s

Turnover

1,207

1,034

Cost of sales

(702)

(836)

Gross profit

505

198


Administrative expenses


(355)


(379)

EBITDA

150

(181)

  • Total quoted pipeline for FY19 is c. £2.1m, c. £860k of this has been confirmed.

 

OPERATIONS

  • The Company operates from a leasehold premises in the North West employing c. 20 highly skilled employees.

 

REASON FOR SALE

  • The Company has a strong order book for FY19 and is seeking external investment.

 

TIMETABLE FOR PROCESS

  • A deadline for indicative offers has been set for 12pm on 18th March 2019.
  • If you wish to learn more about this opportunity and receive access to further financial information under a Non Disclosure Agreement, please contact Michael Booth, details below:

 

IMPORTANT
This briefing sheet contains information supplied by company personnel. LSH provides no warranties or indemnities in respect of such information. All interested parties must rely on their own investigations when reviewing this opportunity.

 

564 (13/03/2019)

Michael Booth

Director

CONTACT

0113 887 6766

07701 315380

mbooth@lsh.co.uk