Our Current Listings
Our Letter to Prospective Investors:
We would like to introduce ourselves as a firm that provides a range of services that help small and medium-sized companies develop and achieve their goals. We specialize in business consulting, mergers and acquisitions, planning and design, and assistance with private equity finance transactions. In our efforts to provide top quality services to our clients, we are looking to align ourselves with firms who are looking to provide additional financial resources for our clients who are interested in expanding or seeking new business opportunities. Please contact us if you are interested in these potential investment opportunities.
Our Listing of Companies that are Seeking Investors or Buy-Out Arrangements:
Outdoor Supplier/Manufacturer of Outstanding Products Seeking Buyer/Investor
Index # 2001
This company manufactures and supplies strapping and carrying systems (patent pending) with additional survival/hunting/cooking knives: key tools needed for outdoor adventurers to survive in remote and extreme locations. The products that this company manufactuers are affordable and indispensable to buyers who want that competitive edge when working or playing in the wild. Both of these types of products feature cutting edge designs which are unique in the marketplace. For instance, the strapping system has a 4-point connection system to allow for immediate attachment of equipment or to a hard point for hanging/dragging equipment or people. The knives have a hard scabbard with attached fire starter and sharpener.
Growth & Expansion:
Its brand is becoming rapidly established since the owner has considerable expertise and contacts in the outdoor adventure accessory field. The business currently sells military spec strap systems to carry expensive movie and still cameras, vision systems. The strap systems allow for instant configuration changes and can even carry people who must hang outside flying platforms or dive into deep ocean sites. For the less extreme activities the strap systems are used by bird watchers or hikers and campers to carry their gear. The company also markets a line of high-end hunting and combat knives designed by the owner which are used across the spectrum from outdoorsmen/hunters/sports enthusiasts all the way to chefs and home cooks. The opportunities for
expansion are limitless, since there is a large growth of outdoor enthusiasts, birders, extreme sports adventurers as well as regular commercial applications such as warehouse work, trucking, emergency services who need top quality tools for their livelihood or sport.
Support & Training:
Owner will provide full training in the business and market space for the investor(s) and continue to market the company brand for the business after the investment is made.
Reason for Seeking Financing:
Owner is seeking investment to finance the growth of the business by increasing the marketing efforts, and securing expanded manufacturing. Seller is willing to participate in the equity of the business in order to reduce the investment from the buyer/investor.
Open to serious offers of investment (on the order of $250,000).
Profitable and Established Durable Medical Equipment Supply Business
Fully accredited durable medical equipment (DME) company with 10+ years of operation. Active patient list of 3000+ with many of those patients providing monthly residual income with resupply of their medical equipment. Great Payor mix (Private Insurances 75%+ to Less than 25% Medicare/Medicaid). Extremely easy business to maintain and requires only 3-4 full time employees and 1-2 independent contracted employees. It's the only DME around that specializes in a specific therapy and services. Minimal medical knowledge is needed to run this business and what is required to learn can be attained in a short amount of time. Buyers could include other DME businesses that are looking to expand their territory and/or the types of equipment they sell.
Annual Gross Income: $775,000
Seller’s Discretionary Earnings: $250,000
Asking Price: $450,000
Non-Contact Laser Measuring Device Manufacturer
Company is seeking to sell its intellectual property and provide full maintenance consulting support for a buyer/investor/franchisee. The investor can completely own all rights to manufacture and sell this equipment for a set price that can be spread out over a five year period. This company currently produces equipment for Tier One auto manufacturers. Company is able to produce a variety of equipment types that can measure to .00002" inside of parts to a depth over 6" as well as outside diameters to similar standards with both camera and patented laser technology. All measurement is programmed directly from the drawings and is performed automatically. This company produces machines that are completely self-calibrating and self-contained, doing measurement under severe temperature and humidity conditions right on the production floor.
Seeking Investment: $150,000 to market to U.S. or other countries.
Investor will receive a fully functioning laser machine worth $90,000, the full use of the U.S. patent and the inventor/designer will provide set up and training services to ready sales crews to show the equipment to potential buyers at trade shows or demonstrating to potential customers.
Electronics and Contract Manufacturing Business for Sale
Index # 2004
This contract manufacturing business has specialized in building and testing circuit boards, designing specialty equipment. They can design new products from idea, prototyping, and marketing samples to full production. This company uses the latest technology for electronic manufacturing and it can produce parts for electronic or mechanical equipment or it can produce the completed plastic or metal enclosures for finished consumer products. It has done work for some of the largest assemblers for medical, security and safety equipment, communications and IT applications, and industrial electronics.
Gross Income: Approximately $1,000,000 annually
Net Income to Owner: $200,000
Seeking either a buy-out at $800,000 or Investment buy-in.
Cleaning Service Company for Sale or New Franchise Opportunity
This smaller powerhouse cleaning service company has an even mix of commercial and residential customers who never want to leave this company! Their service is so outstanding, they are even hired by construction companies when the final cleaning is needed before the new homes or condos go on the market. Their primary residential markets cover the majority of the Chicago north shore and near west suburbs while their commercial accounts include a number of high-end professional offices in Chicago. Their name is highly recognizable and the whole business can be franchised with offices in outer suburbs or other cities. What distinguishes their service is their use of highly trained cleaning teams that have members who specialize their skills so that the team can complete a 3000 sq. ft. house from top to bottom in as little as one hour. They offer a guarantee that if the customer is unsatisfied with any aspect of the cleaning, they will do the whole job to perfection again for free.
This business is run by an extremely knowledgeable and effective management team that is constantly looking for new opportunities to grow this business. Although they have had this business 10 years, they had considerable experience in the field of professional location cleaning before embarking on their current business. This team is interested in either a buy-out or they would be very interested in an investment that would allow them to grow this business by acquisition and franchising.
Gross Income: Approximately $360,000
Net Income to Owner: $80,000
Seeking an investment: up to $198,000 New Low Price!!
Large Landfill and Transfer/Recycling Station in Chicago Area
Location: Northwestern Illinois and Chicago, IL
Business Type: Landfill, transfer and recycling station
Size: Approximately 200+ acres waste boundary for landfill, 7 acres for recycling operation- a transfer station for waste to be recycled or sent to the landfill.
- Large, private, Illinois based non-hazardous landfill and transfer station. Newer landfill with 30+ year life span at maximum daily capacity.
- Revenues estimated at $1B over life span with permitted expansion.
- 200+ acres with potential rail connection from metropolitan based transfer station to landfill
- Transfer station in Chicago has great growth potential: currently operating at one third of maximum daily capacity. Recycling station has $12M maximum annual aggregate contract with City of Chicago.
- Revenues for the combined Landfill and Transfer Station approximately $10-12MM annually. Bid/Ask price: $45M (includes all land, equipment, permits, and existing contracts)
- Additional sand and gravel quarry provides cover for the landfill and aggregate products for the City of Chicago that has contracted up to $12M per year for its products.
Highlights: Owner is selling the businesses to venture into alternative fuel production and technology. The new owner could realize an excellent opportunity to invest in a waste/methane conversion strategy with this business for an additional energy revenue stream and fuel source for its equipment.
Seeking: Although the purchase price listing is $45M, the owners are flexible, and could set up a lease/buy arrangement with as little as $20M down and very attractive terms. The owners are now willing to break up the businesses so that just either the landfill, or just the recycling operations could be sold separately. Please contact us for full details.
Limestone Quarry Business Property
Location: Northern Illinois Size: 300+ Acres
Business Type: Limestone Quarry Business
Highlights: The Company who owns this quarry has a core business in asphalt and has decided to sell the property to non-competitors only. Size of property is large enough to quarry from multiple areas and has been bored to 190+ft and lab tested for IDOT grade A, B, C, and D coarse aggregate. Over 50% of property is high quality hard limestone with overburden in some spots at only 4ft. The remaining limestone can be used for agricultural lime and substrate.
This business property is also has excellent transportation access, including rail and a major Interstate highway.
The land is also located to several large transportation hubs and warehouses, so the property can also be utilized for trucking and trans-modal facilities. Additional Uses: This property could be purchased or leased on a long-term basis for a solar/wind farm. Large windmills could be inserted into the solid substrate near to the surface of the land using less concrete to anchor the windmills. Since this property has a use permit for blasting, with the proper berms excavated, the land could also be used for blasting of unused munitions or old explosives.
Full report is included in packet with detailed plat, locations and bore drilling report. Blasting Permit is still operable and site is permitted for mining and excavation and various industrial uses. Very minimal acres have been quarried.
Bid/Ask Price: Was $14.5M, now asking $8.25M or $27,227 per acre, amongst the lowest cost industrial property in the area.
Active Limestone and Aggregate Quarry
Location: Northern Illinois
Size: 140+ Acres Business
Type: Limestone and Sand Quarry
Highlights: A family runs this limestone quarry. Surveyed to have limestone to 220 ft., with current operating depths of 80 feet over a small portion of the land, producing a range of aggregate and limestone yielding income of $1.1M in 2013. Asking price includes the full range of equipment used for production (3 loaders, truck scale, large garage for storing the loaders, full electrical service, two crushers, backup diesel generator, inspected and approved drainage and holding pond, etc.). Potential for rail access with rail line running directly thru the upper third of the property. Same rail line also runs thru towns such as Elgin, Hanover Park, and Bensenville to allow for offloading of production. Site is located within 4 mi. of a major interstate highway.
Bid/Ask Price: Was $7.6M now asking around $4MM !!! Buy arrangement available minimal money down.
Concrete Sand and Gravel Pit Property, (Can Also Be Used for Warehouse Facility)
Location: Northern Illinois Size: 120+ Acres, Business Zoning
Type: Vacant farm Land Zoned and Licensed for Excavation and Mining (Concrete Sand and Gravel). Can also be zoned for industrial and warehouse facilities.
Highlights: Owner nearing retirement and wishes sell property soon. Has access to highway and permission to build spur for rail access adjacent to this property. Rail line runs thru towns such as Elgin, Hanover Park, and Bensenville. This is the same rail line that runs thru property #103. Additional permission has been indicated by local city jurisdiction to dredge material out of river and barge material out. City and County permitted this site at one time to build an asphalt plant in addition to quarrying. Property has been bore tested and surveyed to have material to depths of 300 feet with 8 feet of clay overburden. Property was leased to farm for previous seasons, but initial clearing of land sufficient for mining will be possible.
Pertinent Elements about Business Property Listing $104:
- Land has excellent additional purpose possible: a light industrial and warehouse location
- Highway and Rail Access with location near mid-sized city
- Total estimated haul of sand and gravel: $550M+
- Test Bored to 300 feet, 8 feet Clay Overburden
- Adjacent to active industrial road and active Tier 1 rail line
- Could also be used for destruction of old munitions and industrial explosives
- Ideal for a mixed use including light industry along the adjacent road, with space for warehouse facilities and a quarry operation that would have the additional source of river rock adjacent to the property
Bid/Ask Price: Was $3.2M, now $1.58M!!
Call to make arrangements to talk with us about investing in these or other outstanding opportunities we have pending!