Business for Sale – Specialized Auto Repair Shop

This business, which has operated for over 40 years, offers specialty auto repair services to both commercial and retail customers. The owner is now at the point of retirement, and due to the business requiring relocating by the end of 2017, the business is being offered at a substantial discount. Key staff are in place and aware of any pending transaction. The business is being offered to include all assets, and estimated transferred net working capital of $79,000.

The ideal purchaser could be industry related with a view realize the benefits of the synergies, or an entrepreneurial type who see’s the value in the opportunity as a good platform business.

Although the business is being sold as an Asset Sale, it will include an amount of Normal Net Working Capital, which includes, collectable Accounts Receivable, Inventory, Accounts Payable and Accrued Liabilities.

Sale Information

Type of Sale: Asset Sale

Business Value $ 120,000

Normal Net Working Capital $ 79,000


Normalized Financial Summary

2016 (Management Prepared Figures as we await Review Engagement Statements)

Revenues: $ 1,334,000
EBITDA*: $ 108,000
SDE**: $ 185,000


Revenues: $ 1,262,000
EBITDA*: $ 50,000
SDE**: $ 125,000


Revenues: $ 1,115,000
EBITDA*: $ 41,000
SDE**: $ 114,000


Revenues: $ 1,069,000
EBITDA*: $ 64,000
SDE**: $ 135,000


Revenues: $ 1,011,000
EBITDA*: $ 80,000
SDE**: $ 149,000

*EBITDA: Earnings before Interest, Taxes, Depreciation and Amortization
**SDE: Sellers Discretionary Earnings

Company Profile

Listing ID: #VANCOBC002-N453

Location: Vancouver, BC

Industry: NAICS 811113 – Automotive Transmission Repair

Type of Business: Corporation

Business Highlights

  • Recognized reputation
  • Specialized service repairs
  • Defined systems and process
  • Not location dependent
  • Great all season business
  • History of profitability
  • Key employees in place with the strong interest in remaining with the business

Contact Info

Broker: Ian Houghton
Location: Vancouver, B.C., Canada

Phone: 778-329-9570

Fax: 604-696-6119



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