Business Acquisition & Investment- Optimised Exits

Oakwood actively invest in companies and purchase businesses that are looking to sell.

We are seeking companies where the current owner is looking to:

  • Retire or step back from the day to day running of the business
  • Crystallise the value of a business to invest in other ventures
  • Work with a team that can offer a fresh injection of energy and skills to take it to the next level
  • Dispose of non-core company divisions

Particular areas of interest include:

  • Product distribution companies – trading, importing, or wholesaling
  • Product manufacturing companies
  • Sectors such as Agriculture, Catering, Leisure, Food & Drink, Online, Mail Order, Waste & Recycling, Wholesale

Desirable Business Characteristics:

  • Established business with a proven track record
  • Current revenues of £1m to £5m
  • UK based – Ideally West Midlands
  • Company sale price of £400,000 – £1,000,000
  • Opportunity for differentiation
  • Potential for further growth

Investment characteristics include:

  • Funding from partners and a committed group of co-investors
  • Collaboration with institutional investors
  • Oakwood board representation, normally as independent chairman
  • Work with existing management
  • Consultancy support or additional recruitment as required

If you would like to find out more about how Oakwood can support your business then please call for further information.