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Trade House Disposals Update 20/01/2020

I am pleased to announce that The Trade House and Court Guinness have disposed of the following:

  • Trade Jobs – our executive search recruitment portal for startups and senior executives.
  • The Trade Lounge – Social networking for small business owners.
  • The Trade Counter – import/export
  • Virtual Office business
  • Some intellectual property from The Trade Library
  • UK Shareholdings
  • Irish Shareholdings
  • French Shareholdings

I am not disclosing deal terms.

The following is still available:

  • The Trade Room – SME & HNWI Business consultancy and project management.
  • The Trade Desk – A networking (telephone and internet) based deal making and deal matching service.
  • The Trade House Magazine – A successful business deals magazine. Over 40,000 readers every issue.
  • Some intellectual property from The Trade Library. More information available.

I am open to discussing all reasonable deals on the above four disposals.

Please use the form below to contact me with any enquiries.

 

Project Availability 2021

Court Guinness has the following availability for projects from 11/01/2021.

Court is taking early discussions now and will be delighted to hear from you if you have a project you would like to discuss.

Please use the form below to discuss a project for 2021 with Court Guinness.

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    Latest Presentations November 2020 Part Two

    Please see below of our the second part of our latest presentations.

    The Trade House Magazine December 2020 Fact Book


    Trade House Info Sheet


    Trade Club Brochure


    Trade Club Organisation Chart


    Trade House Service List


    December 2020 Preview Video

    Market Comment October 2020


    The Trade House Magazine October 2020


    December 2020 Service List

    Please see below for the updated Court Guinness – The Trade House Service List for December 2020.


    Latest Presentations – November 2020 – Part One

    Please see below for part one of the latest presentations from Court Guinness and The Trade house for November 2020.

    Trade House Organisation Chart November 2020


    The Trade House Magazine Winter 2020/21 Special Preview


    Court Guinness Infographic


    Tips For Buying a Lifestyle Business


    Trade House Magazine A4 Flyers


    The Trade House Magazine October 2020


    Free Breakfasts


    Court Guinness Quits Private Investment

    With effect from 01/01/2020 Court Guinness and The Trade House will no longer be engaging in private investment activities.

    Tips For Buying a Lifestyle Business

    I am delighted to launch my new light guide for buying a lifestyle business, it is 2 page PDF that takes a brief, light but prescient view into the tasks involved in buying a lifestyle business or becoming a familypreneur.

    You can download the PDF here:

    An interactive edition is below.


    Sector Report August 2020

    Please see below for a sector report for August 2020.

    SectorCountTotalAverageMinimumMaximum
    Affiliate Content1£29.99£29.99£29.99£29.99
    Alternative Investments7£3,929,020.00£561,288.57£20.00£3,200,000.00
    Asset Sales8£23,322,000.00£2,915,250.00£20,000.00£10,000,000.00
    Automotive38£3,093,270.00£81,401.84£46,421.00£350,000.00
    B2B Services13£270,150.00£20,780.77£200.00£250,000.00
    Camping And Caravanning2£865,000.00£432,500.00£365,000.00£500,000.00
    Care Homes2£9,000,000.00£4,500,000.00£3,000,000.00£6,000,000.00
    Consignment9£1,304,395.00£144,932.78£650.00£1,200,000.00
    Consultancy6£643,000.00£107,166.67£9,000.00£500,000.00
    Contracts3£100,000.00£33,333.33£30,000.00£40,000.00
    Data Centres1£3,000,000.00£3,000,000.00£3,000,000.00£3,000,000.00
    Farming1£5,000,000.00£5,000,000.00£5,000,000.00£5,000,000.00
    Finance5£156,500,000.00£31,300,000.00£2,500,000.00£50,000,000.00
    Franchise564£26,558,705.00£47,089.90£2,000.00£500,000.00
    Gaming/Gambling2£17,023,000.00£8,511,500.00£23,000.00£17,000,000.00
    General Deals41£18,503,501.00£451,304.90£1.00£6,500,000.00
    Health and Care11£19,400,000.00£1,763,636.36£225,000.00£6,000,000.00
    Holiday Complex7£18,000,000.00£2,571,428.57£750,000.00£10,000,000.00
    Hotels47£388,214,950.00£8,259,892.55£89,950.00£90,000,000.00
    Indie and Side Hustle11£335,000.00£30,454.55£1,000.00£275,000.00
    Industrial4£27,050,000.00£6,762,500.00£450,000.00£25,000,000.00
    Intellectual Property1£200,000.00£200,000.00£200,000.00£200,000.00
    Investment14£25,615,000.00£1,829,642.86£15,000.00£7,500,000.00
    Jobs7£155,000.00£22,142.86£19,000.00£29,000.00
    Joint Ventures3£1,014,000.00£338,000.00£4,000.00£1,000,000.00
    Leisure3£2,100,000.00£700,000.00£300,000.00£1,250,000.00
    Lifestyle7£2,225,000.00£317,857.14£75,000.00£700,000.00
    Management Buy In3£750,000.00£250,000.00£100,000.00£350,000.00
    Marine2£5,225,000.00£2,612,500.00£975,000.00£4,250,000.00
    Misc35£8,783,065.00£250,944.71£5.00£5,000,000.00
    Mixed Use1£3,600,000.00£3,600,000.00£3,600,000.00£3,600,000.00
    Night Clubs3£1,150,000.00£383,333.33£250,000.00£500,000.00
    Petrol Station5£2,628,500.00£525,700.00£93,500.00£1,400,000.00
    Plant6£16,174,299.00£2,695,716.50£7,000.00£16,000,000.00
    Professional1£135,000.00£135,000.00£135,000.00£135,000.00
    Projects3£143,000.00£47,666.67£25,000.00£75,000.00
    Property107£1,134,396,818.53£10,601,839.43£3,000.00£155,104,818.53
    Pubs28£9,008,150.00£321,719.64£14,750.00£3,000,000.00
    Recruitment6£2,195,000.00£365,833.33£150,000.00£600,000.00
    Restaurant23£9,811,895.00£426,604.13£29,000.00£7,000,000.00
    Retail29£4,755,955.00£163,998.45£10.00£867,000.00
    Services13£131,322.00£10,101.69£25.00£125,000.00
    Speciality1£24,000.00£24,000.00£24,000.00£24,000.00
    Sponsorship1£150,000.00£150,000.00£150,000.00£150,000.00
    Sport1£950,000.00£950,000.00£950,000.00£950,000.00
    Technology20£25,020,500.00£1,251,025.00£500.00£15,000,000.00
    Trade Club46£243,700.00£5,297.83£100.00£30,000.00
    Trade Counter2193£2,209,960.25£1,007.73£1.00£77,000.00
    Trade Desk5£70,250.00£14,050.00£1,250.00£25,000.00
    Trade House2£30.00£15.00£10.00£20.00
    Trade Jobs7£695,000.00£99,285.71£20,000.00£130,000.00
    Trades10£1,536,980.00£153,698.00£3,000.00£700,000.00
    Transport2£1,815,000.00£907,500.00£20,000.00£1,795,000.00
    Unusual9£24,972,000.00£2,774,666.67£24,000.00£16,000,000.00
    Van Based5£116,995.00£23,399.00£9,000.00£33,500.00
    Vending8£54,000.00£6,750.00£6,750.00£6,750.00
    Website12£169,995.00£14,166.25£1,000.00£30,000.00

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      Advertising For September Now Open

      I am delighted to announce that advertising is now open for the September edition of The Trade House Magazine. Advertising is still free for the time being.

      You can view the magazine below.

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        Updated Service List 24/05/20

        Please click or see below for an updated service list for 24/05/2020

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