Manufacturer, wholesaler and distributor of high-quality proprietary and non-proprietary branded consumer merchandise across multiple market sectors

South Africa
Consumer, Food & Retail; Industrial & Manufacturing
Client Code: BN000036820
Turnover (Actual): R385,855,611
EBITDA (Actual): R60,238,883

Our client is a manufacturer, wholesaler and distributor of high-quality brands of consumer goods covering the automotive, heating, home (kitchen, bedroom and bathroom), lifestyle and alternative energy market sectors. With four proprietary brands and an established international distribution business with agency agreements for multiple other brands, the company has established a wide and diverse customer base. The company's main customer focus is B2B (business to business) wholesale to retail customers , with a growing B2C (business to consumer) customer base through an online store and third party market places.

Key Aspects
  • Reputable international distribution business of popular household consumer goods brands with four proprietary brands; over 3,000 individuals SKUs (stock keeping units)
  • Secure supplier network with agency agreements with leading international brands
  • Wide and diverse customer base with product range serving multiple market sectors
  • Recently established a relationship with a distribution partner in the United Kingdom to grow the export market
  • Significant asset base of plant and machinery required to manufacture products for the proprietary brands
  • Long-serving workforce with skill enabling manufacturing and assembly of certain products in-house
  • ISO 9001 accredited with various SANS and NCRS accreditations, SARS preferred trader status since 2014
  • Committed senior management team ready for the next phase of growth
  • Investment in plant and machinery to increase production capacity
  • Driving growth in export markets, focusing efforts on establishing a customer base in the United Kingdom through distribution partner
  • Expanding the product range by signing new agency agreements and developing new proprietary brands
  • The company is headquartered in Cape Town, Western Cape with a sales and service office in Johannesburg, Gauteng.
  • The company's headquarters premises measuring 15,000sqm comprises offices, a factory, a warehouse and large yard with loading and offloading bays.
Current Markets
  • The company has a wide and diverse customer base with an established B2B wholesale offering, as well as a full B2C offering via an online store and third party market places.
  • The company also undertakes contract manufacturing for select retailers who have their own in-house brands, which generates an additional income stream.
  • The company's products cover multiple market sectors including heating and cooling (of space, water and food), automotive. homeware (kitchen, bedroom and bathroom), lifestyle and alternative energy.