FSAT – Potential Buyers & Sellers February 1, 2012

Posted on January 18, 2012 by admin | Posted in Highlights

Potential Buyers & Sellers February 1, 2012

We have businesses for sale in Southern Ontario as well as buyers interested in owner retirement take overs and investment opportunities providing potential for future growth.


US based business looking for Canadian companies with EBITDA of $4m or more. Open to any industry and are open to vendor retaining minority interest of up to 25%

Private Holdco looking for investments of $3m to $10m but can go to $50m with Private Equity Affiliates, prefer niche manufacturing with in house engineering providing a value add on.

Professional engineer looking for manufacturing company, preferably in plastics, packaging or food processing in GTA, cost $200k to $1m.

Lives in N-O-T-L with approx $250k cash to lever into business acquisition.

Interested in a manufacturing business within 100 km of Hamilton that can be purchased for $1m to $2m, preferably debt free.

Looking for $5m business in commercial HVAC service industry to be a platform for additional purchases to build business.

Lives in Dunnville with approx $300k to $500k cash to lever into owner/manager opportunity with $500 to $750 EBITDA.

Financial Services and Financial Planning Company in Niagara looking to acquire books of mutual fund business (and related business such as life insurance and benefits) within the Golden Horseshoe. Will consider all sizes of books of business but prefers that the vendor be running on the MFDA platform.

Interested in owner/managed business opportunities.

Interested in business acquisition opportunities with $200k down + VTB.

Investment group, EV up to $12m, within 90 minutes of Kitchener.

Represents an investment group, Oakville or West GTA, EV $1m to $10m.

Profitable with growth potential, traditional industries, enterprise value < $2m, $250k personal investment available.

Represents an investment group with approx $10m equity to place.

Already made one acquisition in the food service industry and are interested in related industry and/or other good opportunities.

Looking for an owner managed business for purchase with $100k to $150k (outside maximum $500k) personal investment.

Historic earnings with potential, located in the Toronto through St. Catharines area, existing management and price of $1m – $3m.

Marketing individual looking to become co-owner/manager in small company.

Owner retirement situation, sales $3m to $15m, business value $.5m to $5m. $1m equity available. Golden Horseshoe region. Does not like retail, restaurants, franchises or automotive.

Private equity firm, seeking $10m to $15m enterprise value, 100% sale, owner-operator looking to transition out, Niagara region.

Anything profitable. Niagara Falls to Oshawa. Up to $1m.

Businesses in the horticulture industry but not a greenhouse operation as that would be seen as being in competition with customers.

Seeking an enterprise with a strategic fit to their business, serving Industrial Distributors, with sales in the range of $1m to $20m.


Custom steel processing shop with sales of $1.5m to $2.0m and EBITDA approx 25% of sales.

Mechanical contractor with sales of $4m to $5m. Asking price is $1m (firm).

Manufacturer of wire harness and cable assemblies.

Engaged in removal & disposal of liquid waste & the performance of environmental audits. Sale of 50% interest by one of two shareholders.

For more information contact:
Dwayne Pyper, C.A., C.B.V.
905-945-5439 ext. 307