Have you got a taste for an independent lifestyle?
The hiss of the Expresso, the sound of glasses clinking… people enjoying a delicious meal. If the buzz of a busy cafe, restaurant or hospitality venue excites you, then you’ve arrived at the right place.
ABC Hospo is a specialist business brokerage that serves up only the best opportunities. Whether you’re looking to buy or sell a business, we have an experienced team that understands the dynamics of the New Zealand hospitality industry. Buying an existing business means you can tap into immediate benefits. Use your entrepreneurial talent to build customer loyalty, cash flow and drive growth. If you’re considering selling a business, then we have a network of buyers ready to invest.
Why procrastinate? Make the positive move to claiming your independent future. Talk to us today and we’ll help shape your plans into a reality.
Selling? Free Business Appraisals
With over 30 years experience, we have unparalleled insight into the dynamics of the New Zealand Hospitality market. You’ve worked hard to develop your business, so selling should be a rewarding experience.
So if you’re considering moving onto your next opportunity, have a talk with one of our specialist ABC Hospo Brokers for a solid assessment of how to realise your goals.
Buying? We’ll identify the right opportunity for you
Let’s grab a coffee. The first thing we’ll do is listen to you and understand your lifestyle goals and requirements. Then we’ll identify the hospitality opportunities that will deliver for you.
The team at ABC Hospo can assist in developing solutions that meet the financial parameters you’re working with. A thing we hear from our clients time and time again is “I should have done this years ago”, so don’t delay, talk to us today.
Meet our Team
Angela has a background in the furniture industry and six years experience as a Sales Manager in China. In 2002, Angela arrived in New Zealand and since then has worked as a Marketing Manager in Ceres Limited for two years.
Angela Zhu ，2012年加盟ABC公司，积累了丰富的行业经验，她强大的责任心，丰富的专业经验，热情和高效的工作能力，以及细致耐心的服务品质，得到了很多买家和卖家朋友的肯定和认可。这些年，她协助过很多华人的新老移民，为他们在异国他乡创业，开拓一份事业，提供了很多宝贵的专业意见和买卖建议。2019 年Angela Zhu 荣获ABC Top Sales 奖。
Atul has a genuine interest in people and understands the best approach to assist you with your goal of either selling or buying a business. He would love to have a confidential discussion about your business.
Atul has an excellent track record of 19 years in running successful businesses in India & New Zealand and is now specialising in the Hospitality industry. He has a Masters Degree in Business Management (MBA Auckland) and has owned & successfully managed an Italian Restaurant, Cafe and Pizza stores (International Brand).
Atul’s expertise combined with his qualifications will provide you with a high level of professionalism to ensure a successful outcome for all.
Brock brings experience in digital marketing, and has helped many ABC business owners to achieve the successful sales of their business through strong digital campaigns. His previous success in ABC’s marketing team has provided him with the knowledge, skills and insight to assist sellers to market their businesses effectively, and to stand out from the crowd.
Brock brings a fresh approach to the "business sale" process from the initial thorough business appraisal, to effective targeted digital marketing campaigns , designed to identify potential buyers, using techniques that encourage them to stop and explore the business profile. The results are more business enquiries and the potential for multi offer situations.
In his experience "there are generally only two reasons why a business doesn’t sell; it’s either overpriced or under promoted. You only have one opportunity to sell your business, so you may as well do it right".
Give Brock a call today.
Benson has a wealth of experience in the hospitality industry. Being a professional chef, and setting up his own businesses has provided him with the insight and understanding needed to help you along on your journey to either buy or sell a business, with vendor/purchaser satisfaction as the ultimate goal.
Benson is fully aware of the operating systems that will ensure a business succeeds and also has finance experience to filter through such systems. This provides confidence for both parties that any transaction will be prepared with these in mind. Whether you are looking to buy or sell a hospitality business, Benson will guide you through the process, producing the best result possible.
Benson Yin是ABC生意买卖华语团队中的一员，中英文流利。他在服务业有丰富的经验，十余年从各个相关岗位的工作经历到建立起自己餐厅，餐会公司，并多次参与了国内商业餐饮项目策划的个人经历，让他有了对这一行业的深度理解。因此如果你需要购买或出售生意， 他都能给你很多专业的建议，来帮助您达到满意的结果。
Previously he has operated and been involved in various businesses ranging from dairies, sushi shops and cafes. He has a wide range of knowledge in selling and buying businesses and based on his own experiences, he is more than capable in assisting both purchasers and vendors to meet their goals. He provides high quality services especially in marketing and presentation of your business in a highly professional manner. He enjoys working with and is dedicated to assisting his clients for the best result.
James Sheppard is a Business Broker and the National Development Manager for Hospo and Franchising.
James joined ABC in 2010 after working for some years in the highly competitive property market in London.
He understands the high levels of service required to succeed in today’s New Zealand’s business market and his professional approach has propelled him to the top of his profession as a Business Broker.
James is a highly effective communicator and extremely competent in assisting clients navigate the complexities of selling a business. James is passionate about meeting the needs of his clients and takes time to build relationships and understand the business in order to achieve maximum value.
His success is widely recognised and has resulted in several awards for service.
Whether you are thinking of buying or selling a business contact James today for a no obligation chat and leverage the wealth of knowledge and experience he brings to ABC Business Sales.
Read more about what our clients say about James, here.
Jane is highly energetic, positive, enthusiastic and passionate about business, always needing a goal to pursue. From her experience in business in both NZ and China she brings strong people and presentation skills, good judgement and decision making, together with financial, project management and planning capability. She is also patient and understands the need to work through the sale process to achieve the best outcome.
Jane is sure she can do well as a salesperson with her rich experience in business.
Khushdeep began his career as a sales executive with Citibank in India and from the expertise gained from working for several years in global banking then setup a bank franchisee, successfully establishing a large network of clients. Khushdeep currently owns a franchised cafe which he has successfully owned for 2 years.
With over eight years of experience in Auckland specialising in food and cafe franchisee businesses, Khushdeep has developed a loyal customer base from providing high quality service.
Lindsey has a genuine interest in people and understands the best approach to assist you with the sale of your business or what to look for when buying a business.
Having spent her entire working career in sales whether working for herself or a company she has developed effective communication and listening skills a strong network of contacts and can offer guidance and advice to assist you to establish the right direction with your business decisions.
Lindsey is well versed in building relationships and understanding customer needs, which is pivotal in any sales process. She understands the process of preparing your business for sale and the need for effective marketing to attract the right buyer.
Before entering the world of business sales Lindsey held positions in sales management roles within the New Zealand wine industry, selling to both national and international markets; prior to this she had a successful career as a Hairdresser managing her own business.
Lindsey specialises in the sale of Hospitality and Hair & Beauty businesses.
Raymond originates from Kowloon Bay in Hong Kong and has called New Zealand home for the last 20 years. His experience spans the electronics, tourism and hospitality industries after Raymond opened a cafe in 2003.
After 11 years of business he sold his cafe in February of this year and joins ABC as a Business Broker in the Auckland Hospitality Team. Raymond brings fluency in Cantonese and Mandarin to the team.
In 2001 Wella Wang immigrated to New Zealand from Beijing, China. She graduated from Beijing Institute of Chemical Fibre Technology and quickly showed a natural talent for business & sales by being selected by United Biscuits and Mead Johnson and making it to Regional Sales Manager for those companies where she gained 10 years of invaluable experience.
After immigrating to New Zealand, Wella continued her enthusiasm for sales and business by obtaining her real estate license where she excelled as a salesperson within the New Zealand property market for 10yrs. Wella is now in the perfect role with ABC to combine her sales and business skills for the benefit of all her clients. Wella works above and beyond for her vendors and as a result continues to achieve above market sales results.
Wella is an expert salesperson and is highly experienced and skillful at converting opportunities into completed sales via her robust communication techniques with vendors and purchasers. Wella maintains a leading edge for all her clients by using her extensive network of Asian buyers for the benefit of her vendors.
If you are looking to buy or sell your business, be sure to contact Business Broker, Wella Wang, you can always get an exceptional service from her.
2001年，Wella Wang从北京移民新西兰。在移民新西兰之前，毕业于北京服装学院的Wella因展示出超强的生意和销售才华而被著名跨国公司United Biscuits和Mead Johnson一眼相中，作为区域销售经理，积累了超过10年的宝贵经验。
Prior to becoming a Business Broker Scott had a 20 year career in the finance industry during which he successfully developed and managed a number of Waikato based lending institutions. His experience in providing financial solutions to his clients provided him the analytical and negotiating skills that are so valuable with assisting buyers and seller achieve their goals.
When it is time to sell your business he can add real value by providing good honest advice with knowledge that comes from many years of experience. This enables him to uncover potential in a business, and recognise true value to give you the best advice possible.
It is a life changing decision. It can be challenging, it can be tough, but the satisfaction of running and building a successful business is immense. Call him to discuss your requirements or for an obligation free business appraisal.
Read more about what our clients say about Scott, here.
Craig comes from an extensive hospitality background including building, owning and operating a boutique group of cafes which he recently sold off to move onto his next goal of becoming a Hospitality Specialist Business Broker.
Craig has a wealth of knowledge for his clients to tap into, he is equally experienced in buying and selling businesses and therefore sits confidently on both sides of a deal.
Wayne specialises in Hospitality and has a particular interest in restaurants, gastro pubs and gourmet cafes.
His professional background includes seven years as a chef working for world renowned chef and restaurateurs Jamie Oliver and Raymond Blanc in the UK as well as stints working in Australia and the Bahamas.
Being service driven and passionate about people and cultures, Wayne made the decision to move into sales. He was offered a role in a mid-size corporate based in Guangzhou, China where he gained valuable knowledge in relationship and account management for the export market. After four years working in the B2B sector he ventured out on his own, starting an export company based out of Hong Kong which he managed successfully for a number of years.
Moving to ABC gives Wayne the opportunity to leverage his two passions, Hospitality and Sales, and he is positive that his considerable knowledge and industry insight will be of benefit to both sellers and buyers.
Heinz has an extensive history in the hospitality industry in both Europe and New Zealand including developing and successfully operating several cafes, restaurants and bars. He has a great understanding of business and a true passion for people. Heinz is involved in the local community in many aspects and has a robust understanding of the area in which he lives and works.
Thinking outside the square is one of his many attributes, and he is still excited to be in the industry after making the change in 2007. He has sold local businesses Rotorua and Taupo, across a wide range of industries discovering a passion for the childcare, aged care and hospitality sectors. He has an excellent reputation for his ability to understand the needs of all parties involved in the sale and purchase of a business.
Christine brings over 13 years management experience more recently in the hospitality industry in New Zealand and previously worked for Shangri-la 5-star Hotels in China. Her strong knowledge of hotel operations and excellent communication skills enable her to provide professional services to business clients in all areas of hospitality industry.
She obtained her Post Graduate Diploma in Hospitality Management in New Zealand and has worked in several hotels across NZ, before deciding to follow her passion and take up a new challenge in business broking focusing on the accommodation and tourism industry.
Christine is an enthusiastic and motivated person with a professional manner. She is an honest, reliable and caring person who will strive to achieve successful outcomes for sellers and buyers of businesses.
With over 8 years in New Zealand managing hotels to owning accommodation and cafe businesses, Jason has a wealth of experience in the hospitality and tourism industry. He understands exactly what is needed to assist you in buying or selling a business of this nature.
Jason’s background includes human recourses, finance operations, marketing and business analysis. He has successfully sold his motel through ABC and is currently managing his cafe business.
Jason is committed to providing high quality service. He is passionate, honest, loyal and reliable, qualities which are of high value throughout the sale or purchase process. Whether you are looking to build a business legacy or buy into an existing enterprise, Jason can help you realise that goal.
Prior to this Steve has had a lengthy career and broad business experience in banking where he held several senior positions with Westpac Banking Corporation and latterly the ANZ National Bank, as the Regional Manager, Business Banking.
Steve attributes his success to his creative and methodical approach, his focus, drive and positive attitude. Putting clients first is his mantra and this has seen him achieve outstanding results.
His large network of contacts, extensive financial & business experience from a range of industries, will be beneficial for both sellers and buyers.
Jonathan has 20 years’ experience working in the IT industry for a number of large multinational companies in both Technical and Project Management roles. He is also a director of a small Manawatu property development company.
His focus is on his clients and his personal manner is sincere and respectful. His approach is to establish a good understanding of the client’s requirements and he aims to help guide and navigate the buying and selling process to deliver positive desired outcomes. Jonathan’s calm approachability makes him easy to deal with, and his attention to detail and service focus will ensure your business receives the attention it deserves.
Any spare time outside of work is spent playing some sport or exercise, perhaps a surf if lucky, doing a spot of DIY, spending time with the family and occasionally traveling overseas when circumstances permit.
Call Jonathan to discuss your business requirements today.
Martin is a Business Broker who is passionate about working alongside business owners to achieve their true potential and business success through a structured and supported sale/buy process.
With vast experience both at the corporate level and in the small to medium business environment, he delivers a refreshing and dynamic approach having benefited from his contact with business owners from all over New Zealand.
He enjoys working through the sale and marketing processes of selling a business and has developed a number of unique systems that accelerate the outcomes for business owners. Martin is passionate about business owners getting value for their hard earned efforts of building their businesses and will ensure everything is done for the business owner to realise the best results for their investment.
Finally, he has a unique presentation and communication style that ensures you enjoy a wide range of knowledge being offered by him.
Belinda has a wealth of experience and an excellent track record of running successful companies both in NZ and the UK. Having been through a number of mergers and acquisitions over the years, and most recently selling her own business through ABC, she understands how vital it is to maintain excellent communication and transparency throughout the process.
Belinda is committed to providing her clients and customers with an exceptional level of service and aims to keep the sales process as stress free and efficient as possible. She has established a wide network within the greater Wellington region and with her extensive business background is well placed to facilitate the sale of your business.
Jacinta has a comprehensive background in hospitality, business and education and is well connected within the Wellington hospitality space. She has owned and run several enterprises including a Restaurant/Bar, IT Solutions, and Corporate Catering and has worked in NZ and overseas in a variety of hospitality settings.
She understands the hard work, discipline and commitment required in running a business and appreciates that selling your asset is a complex and sensitive undertaking. Buying a business can also be exciting yet daunting, and both these processes benefit from a diligent, pragmatic and flexible approach that reflects the uniqueness of each venture.
Jacinta is a warm, open and motivated individual who enjoys interacting with people. Honest, reliable and hardworking, she is service focussed and goal and delivery oriented.
Since joining the ABC Business team Jacinta is dedicating her passion for business by helping and guiding others to achieve a win-win objective.
The buying and selling of your business are a process that requires professionalism, knowledge and the assistance of a well-skilled business broker. Rick will guide you through this process as a seller or a purchaser to ensure you are well informed and your business presented to its greatest ability. His belief is that a business requires two major factors “Price and Presentation” you get these right you will achieve the sale.
Ricks background of 20 + years in the Hotel and Accommodation industry and more recently 4 years in business brokerage sales, brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to assist you in your sale or purchase.
Long serving in the hospitality industry, Donna specialises in licensed premises, cafes, restaurants and tourism accommodation throughout Canterbury.
She has expanded her areas of expertise to encompass the sale of childcare businesses and their freehold properties.
Making a deal happen with the absolute best result possible for both parties is a true stamp of Donna’s approach. To achieve this Donna takes a consultative role in establishing what your aims and expectations are, and creating opportunities for win-win outcomes for all parties concerned.
Donna is undoubtedly the South Island's leading Childcare expert with sales of over $69,000,000.
Eric brings his wealth of experience from owning multiple hospitality businesses. As the owner of a takeaway business, a motel, a dairy, café & bar he can relate to business owners.
Whilst owning these businesses Eric has honed his problem-solving skills and takes a calm, collected approach. Eric has a passion for business and is always on the look out for areas where value can be added.
Partnering with Eric, when either selling or purchasing a business, means you have a broker you can trust, that can communicate using multiple languages including Mandarin, Cantonese and English. He has a large local and international network and prides himself on high quality service and a passion to deliver for both sellers and buyers.
For a no obligation chat Eric is always available and happy to have a coffee and discuss your business goals with you.
Creative and innovative with an eye for detail, Jono takes the time to understand buyers and sellers and the business he is representing from the beginning of such a life changing journey. Jono’s strengths lie in strategic planning, relationship management and effective marketing.
He is able to match prospective buyers with an appropriate business so they are set up to succeed from the outset, ensuring that the process of buying or selling a business is accomplished with ease.
He is determined to help others succeed. Whether it’s now or in the near future, buyer or seller, Jono would love to have a confidential conversation about your business or a business you are interested in buying.
Read more about what our clients say about Jono, here.
Donna has had 35 years in the Banking Industry, having held a number of senior positions at ASB in the commercial, retail and private banking divisions. The previous 35yrs in the finance sector have given Donna a passion for helping people in the area of financial wellbeing and supporting them to achieve their financial goals.
For the past 18 years Donna has been located in the Queenstown/Central Otago region, so knows this market intimately and has numerous local connections. Donna is a focussed individual, who understands the daily challenges of running a business and will aim to ensure the process of buying or selling is effortless to you.
Donna loves working with people and genuinely cares about them - so having her assist you will be an enjoyable experience, with the best possible outcome.
Restaurant Auckland Viaduct
Are you ready for the America's Cup?
Now available to the market is this large, beautifully presented restaurant meters away from the water's edge.
Seating capacity is for around 170 combined, including a large, out front, sunny private patio with a view to die for.
Vendor advises average weekly sales of $18,000 run under full management.
Long lease and very reasonable rent.
Call me for more info, Dale Truong - 021 274 0079.
Price $260,000 + stock
Exceptional Restaurant & Bar - North Shore
No expense has been spared in the premium fit out of this modern, chic licensed restaurant.
With an interior of around 200m2 and an adjoining terrace at the front of the restaurant for alfresco dining, there's plenty of seating for approx. 100 pax.
Currently serving a fusion menu, this is a fantastic spot and would lend itself to any cuisine. The kitchen is spacious and has everything needed to operate a successful restaurant and there's an impressive back bar that is a great feature of the restaurant.
Situated in a developing housing and retail area with a captive audience of customers on the doorstep, this business would ideally suit a working owner or hospitality group wanting to grow their brand.
Priced at a fraction of set up costs it would be difficult to find anything that compares with this space in this location.
If you are looking for a large immaculate licensed restaurant pick up the phone and make a call to Angela 022 175 6917 or Lindsey 021 0837 3987 to arrange a time to view this stunning restaurant, you won't be disappointed.
The vendor is motivated to sell and has priced the business accordingly.
Price $198,000 + estimated stock value $10,000
Hospo Ready To Go - Asset Value Over $1,600,000!
- Owner/Operator Investment.
- Strong Weekly Sales.
- Over $1,600,000 in Fixed Assets.
Birdies, located in New Zealand's most popular shopping centre Sylvia Park, presents the perfect opportunity for an experienced owner/operator to purchase a near new site at a fraction of the set up cost.
Over $1,600,000 has been spent developing Birdies into the flagship entrance for Sylvia Park. The site has 400m2 of floor space internally and has a nice outdoor seating area to enjoy the all day sun, which is unique among the Sylvia Park dining district hospitality offerings. Business is tracking along nicely, with strong weekly sales. There is capacity to hold over 280 people at any time, and the layout of Birdies is split over 4 dining areas, creating a social atmosphere.
Birdies is being offered for sale at a reduced asset value asking price of just $399,000 + stock, no goodwill is being added onto the sale price.
This is an exceptional opportunity to step into the ever growing Sylvia Park, which features over 8,000,000 visitors per year. Get the formula right and you could potentially be on to a cash cow hospitality business moving forward for years to come.
For a confidential discussion please complete our online confidentiality agreement.
Visit www.ds4u.cc/abc?ref=31025 to get started.
Call Brock Sibbick - 021 181 5457 for further details.
Price $250,000 + stock
Two Iconic Restaurants - Great Profits
Two of the most well established, popular and well known Asian restaurants situated in prime locations in the Manawatu region are reluctantly now up for sale as a single package.
Each is highly profitable in its own right, with a combined return to working owners of $800k per annum. The owners working hours aren't demanding.
The restaurants have tasteful presentations, vibrant atmospheres and unique menus, with tailored and documented recipe's using fresh ingredients to create delicious meals.
They could be operated under a fully managed model and still provide great returns, or continue to be run with new working owners, there are options here. Opportunities are available to grow revenue and profits even further.
The owners intend to retire and are happy to provide a comprehensive handover and transition period.
This is an exceptional opportunity which won't come up again in the region any time soon.
Call me today for more information, Jonathan Toomey - 027 216 7830.
Price $1,300,000 + estimated stock value $36,000
For a confidential discussion please complete our online confidentiality agreement.
Use this link to get started www.ds4u.cc/abc?ref=31216
Zack's Bar - The Perfect Starter Bar
2019 Net Profit to 2 Working Owner's - $111,570.11
If you've been looking for a business to get into with your husband/wife, GF or BF! Look no further, this is it! The perfect starter bar.
Zack's Bar was completely turned around by the current owners and is now moving along very nicely. The bar is busy most nights, where locals and tourists come for the quiz nights, a game of pool, live music or to be entertained by the man himself, Zack.
Parnell is on the rise, the client demographics are very diverse - all walks of life come and visit this wonderful neighbourhood bar, and come back because they've enjoyed it so much.
Zack's Bar Highlights:
- Solid weekly sales
- Simple operation
- Positive macro movements
- Open from 3pm until late, 7 days per week
- Strong local customer base
- Tavern license
This is a seriously good starter bar, with clean bank-friendly financials. To propel this business further you would need to be willing to work in the bar, so leave your old boss behind and get into business ownership today.
Call Brock Sibbick now - 021 181 5457.
Price $260,000 + estimated stock value $18,370
For a confidential discussion please complete our online confidentiality agreement.
Use this link to get started www.ds4u.cc/abc?ref=31188
Restaurant and Accommodation - $248k Cash Surplus
2019 Financial Year Turnover $2,833,791
2019 Net Profit $181,026
2019 EBITDA $248,000
The Oyster Inn - Located on the beautiful Waiheke Island.
This could be one of the best business buys on the market! The astute hospitality operator or business-minded individual will recognise the expense savings in the profit and loss statement almost instantaneously. The business has impressive weekly sales at $62,000 (incl. GST), and an extremely healthy Gross Margin at 71%.
There is genuine opportunity to further grow the accommodation element of this business as well, as there are plans in place to add a further 6 rooms to the existing 3. Potentially tripling the accommodation revenue to near $1,000,000 p.a for the total accommodation revenue.
The Oyster Inn Highlights:
-Big average weekly sales
-Rent to turnover ratio just 5%
-Multiple revenue streams 71% Gross Profit
-Huge potential for a working owner
Make no mistake this is no island sleeper, the turnover rivals most Auckland City restaurants! Call Brock Sibbick today and book a trip to Waiheke to view this exceptional opportunity - 021 181 5457.
Priced to sell at $980,000 + stock
For a confidential discussion please complete our online confidentiality agreement.
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