RDK FACILITATE SALE OF CARE HOME GROUP IN MULTI MILLION POUND DEAL

Redwoods Dowling Kerr are delighted to announce the sale of a well-renowned Care Home Group, D & A Rogers Ltd, four settings registered for learning difficulties based in Hampshire to Livability, the UK’s largest Christian Disability Charity.

After being approached by Stephen Perry, interim financial director for Livability, and discussing the charities requirements, Ben Crowe, Associate Director for Care at Redwoods Dowling Kerr arranged for the company to visit four of the homes, all registered for adults with learning difficulties which were recently instructed for sale.

Stephen Perry commented “We have been impressed with the service from Redwoods Dowling Kerr, we approached Ben Crowe after identifying a business we wished to purchase from a list of businesses for sale Redwood’s had targeted to our requirements. Ben worked hard to ensure the process was clear and understood, and he ensured the due diligence went smoothly.  He developed an excellent working relationship with the team at Livability and ensured any issues were flagged for resolution as quickly as possible. We would recommend Redwoods Dowling Kerr’s service to anyone looking to purchase and look forward to working with them again on any future acquisition.

A full asking price offer of £1,500,000 was made, with the ongoing expertise and dedication from Redwoods Dowling Kerr the sale completed on the 30th June 2014.

Our clients made the decision to sell the group of homes due to relocation to the North West, commenting “I cannot thank Redwoods Dowling Ker enough, throughout a tough transaction process, Ben Crowe never gave up the chase constantly keeping all parties on their toes and up to date. I am delighted that such a renowned charity, Livability, has purchased my homes and wish them all the best in the future. I am continuing to use the fantastic service RDK provide to acquire a further setting in the North West. I wouldn’t hesitate to use Redwoods Dowling Kerr again when I come to sell, and would recommend their services to anyone!”

Ben Crowe, Associate Director of Care at RDK, commented “I am delighted I was able to meet both buyer and purchaser requirement building up an excellent working relationship, I wish Livability all the luck in the future and I am looking forward to working with them both again in future.

Redwoods Dowling Kerr are continuously looking for suitable businesses to keep up with our growing buyer demand, if you have considered the sale of your Care Home setting, contact our offices today on 0844 2488 322, or fill in a form here and one of our team will get back to you! 

Redwoods Dowling Kerr’s success in the Care Sector continues as they facilitate another sale of a Domiciliary Care Agency

Beechley Care Services, located in Cardiff, has been successfully sold following six viewings on the business. An offer was accepted in October and the sale completed in June 2014.

Ben Crowe, Associate Director of Care at Redwoods Dowling Kerr, handled the sale of Beechley commenting “This Domiciliary Care Agency represented an excellent opportunity; I am delighted we were able to bring the sale to a successful completion.

Working with the purchaser to fulfill a current five year acquisition plan, the moment Beechley instructed RDK’s services to market their business I knew it would fit their criteria. I was delighted to be able to achieve a sale agreed in such a short time frame and it has been a pleasure to work with both vendor and purchaser throughout the transaction.”

Our client, Linda Morgan, put Beechley Care Services to the market due to her impending wish to retire, commenting “During the sale of our business, Ben Crowe and Redwoods Dowling Kerr went beyond expectations, overcoming any barrier as they came up to enable the sale of Beechley to proceed giving us exactly what we wanted for the business and allowing us to get our well-earned free time.

We would recommend Redwoods Dowling Kerr to anyone wanting to sell their care business, as the level of commitment and understanding to our sale we received was second to none.”

Redwoods Dowling Kerr are continuing to work with buyers on a daily basis to help them find the perfect acquisition, if you have considered the sale of your business, we are offering a no obligation business appraisal, contact our offices on 0844 3877 497 for a confidential discussion on what we can do for you.

MULTIPLE OFFERS DRIVE THROUGH SALE OF LINGFIELD DAY NURSERY

Redwoods Dowling Kerr is delighted to announce the completion on the sale of Lingfield Day Nursery, located in a sought after area in London.

Following a multiple offers from different parties, the business gained eight viewings resulting in five acceptable offers. Our clients, who decided to put Lingfield to the market to concentrate on their other business interests, accepted an offer in February and the sale completed two months later.

Our clients commented “We have been really pleased with the service we received from RDK regarding the sale of our nursery premises. We had an offer on the first day’s viewing and although that sale fell through we had another offer almost straight away. Karrina Lee handled the sale, and she kept us informed at all times and helped to push the sale through as quickly as possible, giving good advice when necessary. I would certainly recommend Redwoods Dowling Kerr to anyone wanting to sell their nursery or premises”

The purchaser, Lesley Maggs, currently runs another nursery in the locality and became interested due to Lingfield’s location; she was able to purchase Lingfield Day Nursery after gaining finance from Lloyds Bank.

Karrina Lee, Sales Negotiator at Redwoods Dowling Kerr, handled the sale and commented “Lingfield offered a great opportunity and I am pleased the sale has now come to a successful completion for both parties.”

Redwoods Dowling Kerr are continuously looking for suitable businesses to keep up with our growing buyer demand, if you have considered the sale of your nursery setting, contact our offices today on 0844 2488 322, or fill in the form here and one of our team will get back to you! 

OUTSTANDING NURSERY SALE IN GLOUCESTERSHIRE

Redwoods Dowling Kerr is delighted to announce the successful completion of the sale on Little Angels Day Nursery in Gloucestershire; following six viewings and two offers an offer was accepted with the sale completing April 2014.

This well-established 105 place day nursery was under our client’s careful ownership for 20 years before the decision was made to put the business to the market due to a wish to semi-retire and spend more time abroad, Mr & Mrs Taylor commented “We would like to thank you and your team at Redwoods Dowling Kerr for all their help in selling our outstanding nursery. Not only did you give a professional and personal service, you also handled a complicated sale, as the buyers were from abroad, with the upmost patience. We cannot thank you enough for being at the end of the phone or email every step of the way, and we still can’t believe that you even made yourself available when on annual leave. Thank you once again. We would recommend you to handle any business sale!

Lucie Wright, Business Development Director at Redwoods Dowling Kerr, handled the sale and commented, “Little Angels is a superb nursery and RDK received many notes of interest after exclusivity was agreed. It was a challenging sale for all parties, but we were able to keep everyone updated at all times and we are delighted we have come to a successful completion.”

An offer was accepted from Tim & Fran Brien, experienced operators with nurseries in Australia looking to locate to the U.K they became interested in Little Angels due to its success and convenient location, ang gained funding from Santander, they commented that the service received was very good, and they will be looking to use Redwoods Dowling Kerr in the future. 

Susan Lewis, Relationship Director at Satander commented 

“I am delighted that Santander has been able to assist Redwood Dowling Kerr with the completion of two nursery purchases in the last week, Little Angels in Stonehouse and Poppies in Swindon. Both deals were introduced by Lucie Wright of Redwood Dowling Kerr; from the outset I was impressed with the quality of the packs and very grateful for Lucie’s support throughout the funding and drawdown cycle. The deals were not always straightforward and when intervention was required Lucie was always able to assist.

 I now have two very happy clients and look forward to doing further business with Redwood Dowling Kerr.” 

Redwoods Dowling Kerr are continuously looking for further childcare businesses to meet our growing buyer demand, if you have considered the sale of your nursery contact our offices on 0844 2488 322. 

SOLD: FIRST TIME BUYER ACQUIRES A LITTLE TREASURE!

Redwoods Dowling Kerr has successfully completed the sale of Little Treasures Day Nursery in Blackpool.

Following three viewings and two offers from different interested parties, our client Mrs Gibbons chose to accept an offer from a first time buyer, after bringing the nursery to market due to her wish to retire.

The purchaser, Mrs Day, was a teacher looking to purchase her first day nursery and became interested in Little Treasures due to its location close to where she lives, advised that when the time comes to expand, she will use RDK and commented, “Sarah Ellison and the team at Redwoods Dowling Kerr were a pleasure to deal with and always helpful, can’t fault a thing.”

Sarah Ellison, Senior Childcare Negotiator at RDK, who handled the sale, commented, “Little Treasures provided the perfect opportunity for a first time buyer, I am delighted we have now completed and wish Mrs Day luck in her new venture!”

Here at Redwoods Dowling Kerr we are continuously looking for childcare settings to keep up with our growing buyer demand. If you have considered the sale of your nursery, contact our offices for a confidential discussion on 0844 2488 322

FOUR WEEK EXCHANGE ENSURES SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION FOR POPPIES

Poppies Day Nursery has been sold by Redwoods Dowling Kerr, with an agreed four week exchange date, the sale completed in April 2014.

Six viewings and two offers were made on Poppies throughout its time on the market, both at an acceptable level for the vendor; they agreed to go with one party who failed to meet the agreed timescales due to personal commitments, with RDK’s assistance they were able to agree a deal with a previously interested party and an offer was accepted in January, exchanging successfully four weeks later on 14th February.

Our clients, Mr and Mrs Mace commented “Thanks principally to Redwoods Dowling Kerr’s efforts, rather unexpectedly we did achieve a four week exchange as requested and we are delighted. Thank you so much again.”

The purchaser, Raj Kumar gained funding from Santander and has previously purchased a nursery through RDK, after being impressed with the service we were the main choice for him to work with, he became attracted to Poppies due to its high occupancy, history of trading and with the location being suitable for him to commute between his additional nursery settings, he commented “Thanks to Redwoods Dowling Kerr for all your help, I will definitely be using you again and we are already in discussions over acquiring another business.”

Susan Lewis, Relationship Director at Satander commented “I am delighted that Santander has been able to assist Redwood Dowling Kerr with the completion of two nursery purchases in the last week, Little Angels in Stonehouse and Poppies in Swindon. Both deals were introduced by Lucie Wright of Redwood Dowling Kerr; from the outset I was impressed with the quality of the packs and very grateful for Lucie’s support throughout the funding and drawdown cycle. The deals were not always straightforward and when intervention was required Lucie was always able to assist.

 I now have two very happy clients and look forward to doing further business with Redwood Dowling Kerr.” 

Lucie Wright, Business Development Director at RDK handled the sale, commenting “Poppies presented a wonderful opportunity to potential buyers, with an excellent reputation and trading history, we had many buyers missing out and we are actively looking for businesses within Wiltshire to meet our growing buyer demand.

If you have considered the sale of your nursery, contact our offices today for a confidential discussion 0844 2488 322

SOLD: POPULAR PLAY CENTRE SELLS IN 6 MONTHS

Redwoods Dowling Kerr is delighted to announce the sale of a confidential play centre in Lancashire, following 9 viewings and two offers an offer was accepted after 6 months of it coming to the market.

This play centre located in a convenient prime trading position proved popular throughout its time on the market. Sarah Ellison, Sales Negotiator at Redwoods Dowling Kerr, handled the sale and commented “We had a lot of interest in this play centre throughout its time on the market; I would like to wish the new owners all the luck in their new venture! With the buyers who missed out on this opportunity still looking to acquire a play centre we are looking for more suitable settings to satisfy buyer demand.”

If you have considered the sale of your childcare setting, contact our offices today for a confidential discussion about what we can do for you!  0844 2488 322

SOLD: SUCCESSFUL SALE ALLOWS EDUCARE GROUP TO GROW

Redwoods Dowling Kerr is delighted to announce the completion of the sale on The Nursery at Brockhall, with an offer being made just one month after it came to the market, the sale completed on the 4th April.

This well presented nursery was sold within in just a few days over the 6 month mark of coming to the market, it presented an excellent opportunity to a new owner, and we are sure it will go from strength to strength having been acquired by Educare allowing them to expand their group. 

Mr & Mrs Owen, owners of Educare which was established in 1996 when they opened their first nursery in Bury, commented “Thank you for your time, we would definitely use Redwoods Dowling Kerr’s service again in future”

Our clients chose to market the nursery due to their other business interests, and were thankful for all the work carried out by Redwoods Dowling Kerr, commenting “We would recommend RDK’s services to anyone looking to sell or buy their nursery setting, thank you for all your hard work throughout the sale”

Here at Redwoods Dowling Kerr, we are continually looking for suitable nursery settings to keep up with our growing buyer demand. If you have considered the sale of your nursery, call us today for a confidential discussion about your options 0844 2488 322

SOLD: Redwoods Dowling Kerr’s portfolio grows allowing owner to enjoy retirement!

A highly lucrative and well established day nursery located in Berkshire has been sold by Redwoods Dowling Kerr after receiving three asking price offers within the first month of it coming to market adding another successful completion to our growing portfolio.

After being under our client’s careful ownership for 16 years, the nursery was brought to the market due to their impending wish to retire, commenting “I would like to thank Redwoods Dowling Kerr for their assistance throughout the transaction.” Following six viewings and three asking price offers from different interested parties, our client went with the buyer who provided proof of funding the quickest and the sale successfully completed 12th March 2014.

This exceptional day nursery has been sold to a husband and wife team who were looking to expand their number of settings, already owning one in Birmingham. 

Redwoods Dowling Kerr is looking for suitable settings to keep up with our growing buyer demand. If you would like to speak to someone in confidence about the sale of your day nursery contact our offices on 0844 2488 322