buying a business

Here at Signature Acquisitions we recognise there are many different reasons you may want to acquire a business and we have assisted with many of those scenarios such as entry into new markets or jurisdictions, growth, diversification, owning a business for the first time or simply an investment. What we see is businesses are keen to use mergers & acquisitions to accelerate their transformation needs in an increasingly competitive landscape. We have found it is on most companies boardroom agendas.

Businesses currently available

Below are some of the businesses that we currently have for sale. We would always advise you to get in touch as we frequently have businesses for sale that clients don’t wish for us to list publicly.

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  • Crosby Playgroup & Pre school

    The Crosby Playgroup has been operating in the same area for around 40 years. This is an established well-known Manx business which has seem many generations of Manx families attending. The current operator has been running as a business since 2015.

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  • Café Delight

    This is an excellent opportunity to acquire a popular local café in a high footfall area of central Douglas. Café Delight was established in 2010 and has been trading now for 12 years.

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  • Carnation Cleaners Front

    Carnation Cleaners

    This is an excellent opportunity to acquire a successful and mature Isle of Man dry cleaning business which has been trading from the same high footfall spot in Douglas for over forty years offering a quality same day service on most items. It also operates agencies around the Island offering twice weekly collections and undertakes commercial work for IOM hospitality businesses.

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  • Pascoes Limited

    This is an excellent opportunity to acquire a successful and well established Manx white-goods brand and a local business which has been trading for over 40 years with an excellent reputation with local consumers.

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  • Double Image

    Flexible Retail Opportunities

    This is a great way to take most of the risk out of setting up your own business by not having to commit to a long-term lease to make your dream of self employment come true.

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  • Simply Beautiful Onchan

    Simply Beautiful is a cosy retreat based in Village Walk, Onchan that caters for all your Beauty, Holistic and Skincare needs - from waxing, manicures, pedicures, massage, Reiki, Dermaplane & Micro-needling.

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  • IOM Taxi Business

    This is a unique opportunity to acquire a long-running (multiple decades) and highly reputable Isle of Man taxi business as a full going concern with all vehicles together with website and existing phone lines.

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    • Isle of Man
    • Services
    • £85,000
  • Shine Om Yoga

    Shine Om consists of a vibrant community of teachers and members and as such this is an excellent opportunity for you to acquire a successful and mature health and wellbeing business which has been trading for many years now and which has an excellent reputation.

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  • Wedding & Occasion Wear Shop

    This is an excellent opportunity to purchase a designer wedding dress and occasion wear business. The business has a strong and consistent customer base and a large amount of quality well-chosen stock which makes up a significant part of the purchase price.

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    • Isle of Man
    • Retail
    • £45,000
  • Play Area

    The Cub House Ballasalla

    Mama Bear’s Limited operates as The Cub House in Ballasalla and is the first children’s Soft and Sensory Play Centre on the Isle of Man. The business provides a safe, clean, child centric environment where supervised children can enjoy the latest soft play and sensory equipment. The bear/camping themed soft play environment is aimed at birth to around 6 years old and the play structure is designed to give optimal visibility for the supervising caregiver at the same time as being fun and interactive for the child at play.

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    • Isle of Man
    • Entertainment
    • £45,000

Thinking about selling?

if you are thinking about selling or ready to sell then let’s talk! We are happy to have an initial consultation to talk about what the market looks like and what the demands are for your type of business and take it from there. Everyone has different reasons for selling and our service is bespoke to allow for all of those scenarios. They could be retirement, ill-health or a planned exit strategy.

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Mark Burman, Director