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Relocatable – Innovative Events/Entertainment Franchise

Unknown, Buckinghamshire

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For Sale


Ref: B05891

Business Only


Please Quote Reference B05891

Are you franchise focused? Then this is your opportunity to secure a Franchising & Licencing Event business, with 12+ central UK territories that are ready to be franchised. Giving you £806,000+VAT turnover in 2-3 years.

The owner has also advised that they would also consider the option to buy a proportion of the shares, rather than purchasing the whole business.

Hilton Smythe are welcoming to the market a highly successful and profitable Franchising, Licencing & Event group of companies. HZ Entertainment Franchise Ltd (retailer, franchising and licensing company), HZ Entertainment Ltd (event hire company) and Hamsterzorb Ltd (party hire company).

The companies offer Franchising opportunities, Licence opportunities and two popular premium event & party hire brands, that bring innovation and excitement to the entertainment world. Additionally, retails their products to Franchisees and the wider market, direct from manufactures.

This is an excellent opportunity to secure this Franchising & Licencing Event business. Which opened back up in May 2021 to a very busy market, that is set to continue for the remainder of 2021 and is preparing for an extremely successful 2022. With many event hire dates already prebooked, new franchising opportunities & established licence agreement ready for execution.

The Company has franchising and licencing models, for the event & party hire side of the company, now well embedded. There is vast scope and opportunity within the business to continue growing this, with lucrative, central UK & densely populated territories, that have been previously reserved for the event & party hire side of the business, now ready to be franchised. Additionally, licencing has shown to have vast scope and there is an additional opportunity to drive this forward.

The event & party hire side of the business are the UK’s leading Zorbing (Hamsterzorb) & Photo Booth (Inflatable Photobooth) event hire companies, who caters to a large, diverse customer base, including prestigious, blue-chip organisations, large scale events, schools, military, universities, charity & communities, weddings & much more of whom 60% provide repeat business. Additionally, the company has several events partnerships in place.

To date, two new franchised offices have been set up, both opting to purchase two territories each and a licence agreement with a well-known UK brand.

Key Highlights

  • Fantastic opportunity to secure a Franchising Event business, ready for a an extremely successful 2021 & 2022, with many dates already pre-booked, new franchising opportunities & established licence agreement ready for execution.
  • Ready for an extremely successful 2021, with many dates already pre-booked, new franchising opportunities & established licence agreement ready for execution.
  • Previously reserved central UK, lucrative and densely populated territories, now ready to be franchised.
  • New licence agreements, with the vast scope to continue to build in this area.
  • Scope to franchise the lucrative hire areas across territories in the UK, as well as licensing opportunities & potential scope internationally.
  • Retails products to Franchisees and the wider market, direct from manufactures.
  • Provides industry leading, exhilarating and competitively priced event packages.
  • A dynamic and growing business that offers sustainability, reliability and support to franchisees.
  • Caters to a large, diverse customer base, including prestigious, blue-chip organisations, of whom 60% provide repeat business.
  • Director will provide a handover period of up to six months, post-sale, if required by the buyer.
  • A fully relocatable opportunity.
  • An ideal bolt-on opportunity for complementary service providers in franchise, events or leisure industries.
Early discussions are highly advised and viewings are to be arranged via Hilton Smythe.

The 2018-2019 accounts show a consolidated turnover of £333k with a £195k adjusted EBITDA, with well over £100,000 worth of assets in excellent condition.

Please Quote Reference B05891

Contracted office staff and contracted ground staff.

The business currently operates 9am-5pm weekdays.

We operate & Franchise UK wide. However, currently our main offices are in:

  • Milton Keynes
  • London
  • Oxford
  • South Buckinghamshire
  • Berkshire
  • Swindon
  • Bristol

The Business is fully relocatable

Assets included in the sale comprise of:

Franchising & Licencing

  • Aggressive Marketing & Business Plans for Franchising & Licencing
  • Recruitment Plan
  • Franchise & Licence Agreement
  • Operations Manual
  • Kick Start Plan
  • Franchisee Marketing Plan
  • Franchise Marketing Collateral

  • Aggressive Marketing & Business Plans for the Hire & Party side
  • 2 x well designed and maintained Websites; highly ranking through organic and paid advertising
  • Well developed; YouTube, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Linked In pages for each brand
  • Collateral both printed and e-brochures
HR & Operations

  • Established Booking, Accounting, HR and Operational Systems
  • HR Contracts & supporting documents
  • Uniforms & uniform template
  • 3 x vans – 2 branded, 1 kept unbranded for agency work
Inflatable Photobooth

  • 5 x photo booth systems, including screen, laptop, camera, box, flash system, printer
  • Several outer styles of inflatable booths – presenting many different shapes and sizes and theme opportunities.
  • Christmas range and everyday range of photo booths. Christmas includes several 6ft hand painted Nutcrackers, Christmas trees, Santa Thrones, life size Polar Bear, Penguins & Stag.
  • At least 5 VIP packages; silver bollards, red carpets, flames, flowers, led tables
  • Loads of props, guest books, printer paper

  • 2 Land Zorb Arenas
  • 2 Bubble Zorb Arenas
  • 3m Skittle Set
  • 2 x 5m Football Dartboards
  • Several Land Zorbs
  • Several Bubble Zorbs
  • 5 Water Zorbs
  • 2 inflatable Axe Throwing Units
  • Event Flags & Flag bases
  • Several Arena & Zorb Pumps and miscellaneous equipment
  • Several generators
  • Lifting & transporting equipment

This is a business only opportunity.

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