Magazine Publishing and Distribution Business

  £295,000 - General Retail

City Business Brokers are pleased to bring to the market this unusual opportunity to
acquire a well-established publisher of six separate local advertiser &
community magazines covering towns and rural areas of the south

Generating considerable revenue from advertising with a combined distribution of 54,000 A5
full colour magazines, the aim is to bring local businesses and communities
closer together. Thirty issues are produced on a bi-monthly cycle, well managed
with good processes and strict deadlines in place.  Content is 80% paid for
advertising, the vast majority being business to consumer, the balance being
relevant news, announcements and topical issues.

The combined ca 600 advertisers, many of whom pay direct debit, cover all trades and
most feature long term in every relevant publication, all of which are similar
in content and format but with minimal overlap between

The current owners are keen to transition away from the business to allow a focus on
other interests. They are open to discuss a transition period and sale of all or
part of the operations which include not only the magazine titles but also  a
bolt on printing business, a business listing site and web design &
development operation.

Combined operations have a current t/o of > 320K

The business could be run as a managed entity, or as an owner operator. The current
owners provide a hands on management function backed up by a number of staff for
account management, design, layout and publishing. Current operations provide a
total Business Owner benefit ca £ 120 K

Offers are invited for the company to include all assets and goodwill on a cash free
debt free basis.

A full profile is available once a non disclosure agreement has been signed. All
inquiries to

All enquiries to David Howard  at  .  400 Pavilion Drive, Northampton Business Park, Northampton, NN4 7PA

office   01604 385040    mb 07794729634

All above information is provided by the seller. City Business Brokers makes no representation or warranty as to the accuracy of this information.


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