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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  • New To Market

    High income yielding IOM property business

    Signature Acquisitions offers for sale two fully licensed and adjoining House in Multiple Occupation (HMO) property businesses in the Isle of Man which are currently yielding around 10% gross combined. Ideally these businesses will be sold together to one investor as with some minor changes to re-purpose some of the existing living accommodation these businesses are capable of yielding considerable additional revenue.

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    • Isle of Man
    • Services
    • £1,345,000
  • Cattery Main Picture

    Boodee Beg Boarding Cattery, Bride, IOM

    PRICE REDUCTION. We are delighted to have been instructed in the sale of the Boodee Beg Boarding Cattery. This is a unique lifestyle business set in a secluded acre of land in an area of outstanding natural beauty. The price includes the freehold to a very secluded and architecturally remodelled home with beautiful sea, mountain, and surrounding countryside views. This is a very unique lifestyle business opportunity.

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    • Isle of Man
    • Retail
    • £820,000
  • Calvert Newsagents

    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 13 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
    • £65,000
  • The Nutty Chef

    SOLD The Nutty Chef Cafe, Onchan

    Signature Acquisitions has been instructed by the owner of the Nutty Chef Café in Village Walk in Onchan. This is a busy coffee shop and eatery which has been trading strongly for some six years now. There is a very genuine reason behind this sale and from a standing start this business has generated strong profits in its six years of trading and has adapted well to the current climate with online ordering potential.

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  • Off the market IFA

    International IFA & full service platform

    We have been instructed in the sale of an International IFA firm. This is firmly an off the market opportunity with further information supplied only subject to completion of an Non Disclosure Agreement (NDA)

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  • The Alpine

    The Alpine Cafe, Regent Street, Douglas

    Signature Acquisitions has a new instruction from the owners of the Alpine Cafe in Douglas. This is a very solid local cafe and eatery with a strong reputation built up over the last 14 years with a strong social media following.

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  • Trend and Erin News

    Two highly complementary high street businesses

    We have been instructed by the owners of Trend & Erin News two highly complementary high street businesses in the south of the Island. Both are long-established retail businesses and are available for sale separately or preferably as one well diversified and unique retail opportunity.

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  • Wanted IFAs or Investment Managers

    Wanted IFA practises & Investment Managers

    We are looking for IFA and Investment Management firms across the IOM, Jersey & Guernsey on behalf of several clients.

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    Signature Acquisitions Blog Launched

    Signature Acquisitions has launched a Blog to cover many of the wider issues to do with buying, selling or merging a business.

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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