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A whisky cask & fine wine brokerage

£2m to £5m
Food & drink, Service industries
25 June 2024

Business description

The company is a whisky cask brokerage that also deals in fine wine, facilitating procurement, storage, and management services.

The business’s primary provision involves acting for its clients in the purchase of new fill whisky casks, managing their storage during the maturing process in adherence to Scotch regulations, and assisting resale after bottling.
Our clients are now offering the company for sale to facilitate further growth
under the impetus of new ownership.
Offers invited.


  • Currently offers its services to 250 active clients and benefits from high
    retention rates with 135 of these clients providing reliable, repeat business on an ongoing basis. 
  • The company has experienced considerable growth since its foundation and has established a strong reputation in the niche but highly profitable whisky brokerage industry. 
  • Strong management team in place with potential candidates to take over the exiting director’s duties. 
  • Achieved multiple licences, including AWRS and WOWGR, presenting a turnkey opportunity for the acquirer to excel within a market with a high barrier to entry.


Turnover (£'000) Adjusted EBITDA (£'000)
2021 (Actual) 1,116 136
2022 (Actual) 1,255 220
2023 (Actual) 2,004 253
2024 (Forecast) 2,000 261
  • YE23 turnover of £2m with an adjusted EBITDA of £253k.
  • Strong average gross profit margin of 48% over the last three years. 
  • Turnover has increased by 59% between YE22 and YE23.

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