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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  • 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
  • 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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  • Isle of Man Restaurant

    One of several opportunities we have in this sector. This is an excellent opportunity to acquire a successful and mature Isle of Man restaurant business operating from purpose converted premises.. This business has been trading strongly for ten years and has a very mature customer base and a substantial amount of goodwill built up over many years trading.

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  • The Boat House / Candy Store Douglas

    This is a popular business which has been trading for over 20 years in its current format which sits in a very prominent and well-known Douglas location. The business has a popular following and benefits from regular trade from a prominent and well-known spot on Douglas Promenade which is popular with tourists and local residents alike

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  • Retail diner and tearooms Castletown

    If you are looking for good quality options in hospitality and catering then we have two based within The Courtyard complex in Castletown on offer. The first being Mustang Sallys on Arbory Street and the second being the Tea Rooms on Malew Street. Both premises being fully fitted out and turnkey and with good quality professional catering equipment in place and quality fixtures and fittings.

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  • Dress shop

    This is an excellent opportunity to purchase a designer dress and occasional 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
  • Mobile Catering Business

    This is an excellent opportunity to acquire a fully operational turn-key mobile catering business with not only a good existing operational set up but also confirmed future bookings which will transfer over to any new owner.

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  • HMO Business

    High income yielding IOM property management businesses

    Signature Acquisitions offers for sale two fully licensed and adjoining House in Multiple Occupation (HMO) businesses in the Isle of Man which are very high yielding for the current managers / business owners. Ideally these two businesses will be sold together to one investor as with some minor changes to re-purpose some of the existing set up these HMO businesses are capable of yielding considerable additional revenue.

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    • Isle of Man
    • Property Management
    • £1,345,000
  • The Iron Maiden

    The Iron Maiden

    The Guernsey Ironing Company! This is an excellent opportunity to acquire a very mature home run business which provides domestic and commercial ironing services and which has an excellent client book and has had many years of strong turnover.

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    • Guernsey
    • Retail
    • £120,000
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    Calvert Newsagents Limited

    Calverts is a popular newsagents and local shop situated in Bay View Road, Port St Mary and has generated strong and consistent turnover for 14 years under current ownership. It benefits from an excellent high street position with good parking accessible immediately outside; excellent local footfall, and has a strong newspaper delivery book.

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    • Isle of Man
    • Retail
    • £50,000

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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Mike Lightfoot, Senior Business Manager