Albion International Services, Inc.

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Last Update - 11/26/2018

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ALBION CLIENT # 4474

ESTABLISHED MILWAKEE BASED CUSTOMS BROKER & FREIGHT FORWARDER

This 30-year old company operates primarily as a Customs Broker and Freight Forwarder and has an outstanding reputation due to its quality commitment to customers as reflected in its low client turnover, high service standards, depth of employee knowledge, industry experience and its ideally located facilities.  The Company is fully automated and licensed.  It has a diversified and long-standing customer base.  This is an excellent opportunity for a Buyer seeking to enter this growing local market and have a Day-1 established operation:   It is also an excellent opportunity for a Buyer seeking to supplement any existing Midwest operations with additional Sales and Operational Revenues handled by experienced staff.  Terms of Sale are negotiable and the Owner would be seeking the continued employment of existing staff.

 Income Statement Highlights - Fiscal Years ended December 31

 

2015

2016

2017

2018 (7- Months)

Gross Profit:

1,027,813

878,614

874,699

503,679

Recast EBITDA

7,571

77,439

134,689

37,675

For information on this opportunity, contact Peter@AlbionGroup.com  


ALBION CLIENT # 4484

ESTABLISHED EWR BASED CUSTOMS BROKER

This 100+ year old company operates as a Customs Broker located in vicinity of the Newark International Airport and Ports of NY/NJ.  The Company has an excellent reputation due to its quality commitment to customers as reflected in its low client turnover, high service standards, depth of employee knowledge, y has been continuously profitable and is fully automated and licensed.   This is an excellent opportunity for a Buyer seeking to enter this growing local market and have a Day-1 established operation.  The Buyer would be able to diversity and add supplementarindustry experience and its ideally located facilities.    The Company transportation services such as import and export air/ocean freight forwarding to the existing portfolio of brokerage services offered by the Company.   It is also an excellent opportunity for a Buyer seeking to supplement an existing operation with additional Brokerage expertise and revenues handled by experienced staff.   Terms of Sale are negotiable.  The Owner is seeking an exit strategy and is willing to remain with the Company in the short to mid-term to ensure a smooth transition.  The Owner would be seeking the continued employment of existing staff.

Income Statement Highlights - Fiscal Years ended Dec 31

 

2014

2015

2016

2017

Brokerage Rev:

1,133,866

1,143,588

1,167,605

1,258,710

Recast EBITDA

500,851

471,318

439,385

490,475

For information on this opportunity, contact Peter@AlbionGroup.com  


ALBION CLIENT # 4778

ESTABLISHED FLORIDA BASED OCEAN EXPORT FORWARDER

This 10+ year old company operates as an international ocean freight forwarder based in Florida.  The Company specializes in the niche market of Ro-Ro and Containers – primarily vehicles - from the USA to various destinations in West Africa.  Business is currently growing at a significant pace with record Gross Profits being recorded during 2017.  The Company built has an excellent reputation due to its quality commitment to customers as reflected in its high service standards, niche market, specialized services, depth of employee knowledge and experience and its ideally located facilities.  The Company has excellent relationships with ocean carriers servicing this lane-segment.  The Company is fully automated and licensed with the FMC as both an NVOCC & OTI.  The Company was restructured with new management during 2014 and has since shown continuous growth and financial performance.  This is an excellent opportunity for a regional or national buyer:  By small investments in marketing/sales, there is a significant ability to expand core services; services can easily be expanded into additional lane segments and/or adding Consolidation/Groupage covering Construction or Oil Industry equipment and machinery.  This opportunity is an attractive low-risk investment.  Terms of Sale are negotiable. 

Income Statement Highlights - Fiscal Years ended December 31 - $000’s

  2015 2016 2017
Gross Profits 619.8 727.9 1088.2
Recast EBDITA 28.5 203.7 449.2

For information on this opportunity, contact Peter@AlbionGroup.com 


ALBION CLIENT # 4704

ESTABLISHED LONDON BASED FREIGHT FORWARDER

This company operates as a Freight Forwarder offering Air, Ocean and European Trucking services in close vicinity to London, United Kingdom.   Established in 2009, the company is equally capable of handling Import and Export Traffics and has an even split between Ocean Freight and Air/European Trucking services.  The company has 7 experienced staff, is fully automated and licensed.  The Company’s Turnover/Sales have grown year-on-year and has been continuously profitable.  Seller will be opening  an office and operation in Rotterdam, Netherlands  effective early 2018.   This is an excellent opportunity for a Buyer seeking to enter this strategic market and have an established Day-1 operation.  The Buyer would be able to add supplementary transportation services to the existing portfolio of services offered by the company and use the company as a platform to expand into additional locations throughout the United Kingdom.  Terms of Sale are negotiable.  The 2 working shareholders would be willing to remain with the company, post-acquisition.  The ideal Buyer would be willing to maintain the employment of existing staff.


Income Statement Highlights - Fiscal Years ended August 31 (GBP 000’s)

  2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Turnover 4,030 5,210 5,704 6,135 4,986
Gross Profit: 500.7 677.1 397.9 681.0 744.5
Recast EBITDA 340.9 480.6 493.5 394.7 461.2

COMPANY ACQUIRED WITH ALBION ACTING AS THE SUPPLY-SIDE BROKER

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ALBION CLIENT # 4712

LAX BASED OCEAN NVOCC

This 7+ year old company operates as a NVOCC (Non-Vessel Owning Common Carrier) based out of Long Beach, CA.   The Company’s traffic is approximately 80% Export and 20% Import and this traffic is controlled almost 100% by the Company.  The Company is recognized for its expertise in FCL Containerized Freight as well as Ro-Ro and Flat Rack project shipments.  The Company has an excellent reputation due to its quality commitment to customers as reflected in its high service standards, niche market, specialized service, depth of employee knowledge and experience and its ideally located facilities.  The Company is fully automated and licensed with the FMC and as a Property Broker with the FMCSA.  This is an excellent opportunity for a regional or national USA Buyer to establish operations in the LAX market and/or to supplement any existing operation in LAX with additional Gross Profits and to gain additional experienced and knowledgeable staff.  Terms of Sale are negotiable.  The Working Owner is seeking to move out of the industry following a full and complete transition to the Buyer; up to 1-year post-sale.

 Income Statement Highlights - Fiscal Years ended December 31 - $000’s

  2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Freight Income 1521.7 1961.8 3600.5 1915.1 1649.4
Gross Profits 357.5 381.1 482.0 520.9 477.4
Recast EBDITA 128.2 35.3 87.0 141.1 122.1

COMPANY ACQUIRED WITH ALBION ACTING AS THE SUPPLY-SIDE BROKER

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ALBION CLIENT # 4658

ESTABLISHED NEW YORK BASED FREIGHT FORWARDER, CUSTOMS BROKER, LOGISTICS PROVIDER & TRUCKING COMPANY WITH OFFICES IN LOS ANGELES AND MIAMI

This Company offers a complete supply chain solution to both importers and exporters. Established for over 25 years and offering a full range of transportation and logistics services including export/import by air/ocean international freight forwarding, customs brokerage, warehousing/distribution and local cartage. The head office is based in New York with an established branch office in Miami, FL. The Company also has a newly established branch in Los Angeles, CA. The Company has a quality commitment to customers reflected by their employees, facilities, equipment and technology. The Company has an active sales force and has been continuously profitable with a consistent increasing of Gross Profits over the past 4-years. Of the two shareholders, one is already semi-retired and the other who handles all day-to-day and strategic matters would be willing to remain with the Company in a mutually agreed-up role either as an employee or in a consulting role for a limited time period. The Company has an outstanding reputation, high service standards, longevity of staff employment and is fully automated. Key overseas agent/partner relationships have been in place for 20+ years. This is an excellent opportunity for a Buyer seeking to establish or expand its operations in the New York market or to acquire a fully licensed/automated platform company whose operations could be expanded geographically throughout the USA. Terms of Sale are negotiable should the Buyer meet certain financial criteria.

COMPANY ACQUIRED WITH ALBION ACTING AS THE SUPPLY-SIDE BROKER

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ALBION CLIENT # 4474

ESTABLISHED EWR BASED CUSTOMS BROKER & FREIGHT FORWARDER

This 15 year old company operates primarily as a Customs Broker and Freight Forwarder located at the Newark International Airport and Ports of NY/NJ. The Company has an excellent reputation due to its quality commitment to customers as reflected in its low client turnover, high service standards, depth of employee knowledge, industry experience and its ideally located facilities. The Company has been continuously profitable and is fully automated and licensed. This is an excellent opportunity for a Buyer seeking to enter these growing local market and have a Day-1 established operation. The Buyer would be able to add supplementary transportation services such as export air/ocean freight forwarding to the existing portfolio of import services offered by the Company. It is also an excellent opportunity for a Buyer aseeking to supplement its existing operations with additional Sales and Operational Revenues handled by experienced staff. Terms of Sale are negotiable and the Owners would be seeking the continued employment of existing staff.

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ALBION CLIENT # 4377

ESTABLISHED PACIFIC NORTH WEST BASED REGIONAL TRUCKER & BONDED WAREHOUSE OPERATOR

This 10+ year old company operates as both a regional trucking company (offering same day pick-ups & deliveries and line-haul services) and as a bonded warehouse operator. The company is fully committed to offering truly neutral services to transportation intermediaries. The company has a quality commitment to customers reflected by their employees, facilities, equipment and technology. The company has been continuously profitable and is growing year-on-year. The Company has an excellent reputation, high service standards and longevity of staff employment. The Owners are seeking an Acquisition Partner that will allow them to expand their exisiting profile and increasing their core business. It is an excellent acquisition opportunity for any Buyer seeking to expand into this trucking/warehouse sector. Terms of Sale are negotiable. should the Buyer meet certain financial criteria.

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ACTIVE BUYERS

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Ref: 2017-40

USA /Any Location

TOP-25 LARGEST GLOBAL LOGISTICS COMPANY SEEKING ACQUISITION(S):

Our Client’s business portfolio encompasses contract logistics, international freight forwarding, warehousing, transportation, distribution, trading, merchandising and a wide variety of value-added services and is now managing over 20 million square feet of warehouse space, logistics centers and port facilities globally. Its Integrated Logistics division, mainly value-added warehousing and distribution, generates 44% of revenue and its International Freight Forwarding division generates 56%. Our client handles almost 600,000 TEUs and 175,000 metric tons of airfreight annually. Our client is currently developing a presence in the USA. Investment candidate profile: U.S. operations with Minimum revenues of $10 million++ and strong and/or contractual relationships with customers and/or consignees. U.S./China freight capabilities are of particular interest.

For information on this opportunity, contact: Peter@AlbionGroup.com


Ref: 2017-44

USA /Any Location(s)

LARGE INTERNATIONAL COMPANY SEEKING ACQUISITION(S):

Tuck-in acquisitions sought to establish a nationwide US presence. Ideal acquisition profile would be profitable companies with forwarding and/or brokerage capabilities; controlled business and longevity.

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Ref: 2016-45

Any Locations(s)

Our Client is an established and financially secure International Air/Ocean Freight Forwarder and Customs Broker based in NY/NJ with multiple locations nationwide. Seeking tuck-in acquisitions. Ocean import freight focus is of particular interest.

For information on this opportunity, contact: Peter@AlbionGroup.com


Ref: 2016-46

Seeking JFK/EWR

Our Client is an established and financially secure International Air/Ocean Freight Forwarder and Customs Broker based in NY/NJ. Seeking tuck-in acquisitions based in NY/NJ.

For information on this opportunity, contact: Peter@AlbionGroup.com


Ref: 2016-47

Seeking JFK/EWR, LAX, DFW and/or ATL

Our Client is a leading asset-light US freight transportation and logistics services provider offering a broad array of services to facilitate the movement of freight including intermodal and logistics. Our Client is seeking tuck-in acquisition opportunities in all US locations except Chicago) with a primary focus on JFK/EWR, LAX, DFW and ATL . The ideal Seller would be profitable and be managed by seasoned veterans that have background in Ocean, Air and CHB with experience in the Asia inbound market.

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Ref: 2016-48

Seeking MIA

Our Client has 9 offices in Colombia and Venezuela and is seeking to add an office in Miami via acquisition. Ideal seller will have TSA, IAC and FMC (FF & NVO) Licenses in place. All opportunities considered regardless of profitability and continued employment of owner(s) optional.
For information on this opportunity, contact: Peter@AlbionGroup.com