turner butler has been appointed to invite offers of purchase for 100% of the issued share capital in one of the u.k.’s leading distributors and suppliers of paramedic and pre-hospital care equipment. Business profile: key strengths: the company has the following key attributes: • a pioneer in the marketplace. • one of the u.k.’s leading suppliers of paramedic and pre-hospital care equipment in the u.k. • very well known and trusted name within the industry. • excellent supplier relationships – including some of the best known brands in the sector, some on an exclusive basis. • well established and loyal customer base – across both the public and private sectors. • low overheads, easy to manage. • turnover in excess of £250,000. The company provides an acquirer with: • an excellent ‘starter’ business for anyone looking to enter the sector supplying paramedic and pre-hospital equipment. • an excellent bolt-on opportunity for an existing manufacturer or distributor of medical equipment, or an organisation operating in an adjacent business sector. Financial profile: for the financial year ending september 2011, the business achieved a turnover in excess of £250,000, generating a gross profit of almost £65,000 and pre-tax net operating profits of £56,200. The asking price of £380,000 is for a sale of 100% of the issued share capital of the company based on a balance sheet value of £217,600.