Our Clients are Business Owners – Just Like You

Over the past 50 years Johnsons has built a successful track record of achieving results for the owners of mid-sized private & family owned businesses.

Every day we work with owners of Australian private businesses to help them achieve their objectives. Whether its growth and expansion via acquisitions or achieving succession and a successful exit strategy through divestment. We’re beside them all the way.

Following are some examples of business owners who we’ve worked with and helped them to achieve their objectives. Although they’re across a variety of industries, they all have one thing in common – identifying a strategic buyer or seller to maximize their outcome. And that’s what we do best.

Case studies available upon request.

eCommerce - Spare Parts Retailerdivestment

Australian Online Spare Parts Reseller sold to an Undisclosed Overseas Buyer

A fast-growing online reseller of spare parts & consumables for a wide range of consumer goods, spanning most categories of domestic appliances and consumer electronics...

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IT Managed Servicesdivestment

BusinessWorks purchased by Hal Group

Experiencing strong uptake of its managed services plans, BusinessWorks’s one-stop offering and high service levels differentiate it from competitors in a fast growing market...

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Industrial Productsdivestment

Metco Industrial acquired by Thoroughclean Australia

Specialising in the design, assembly and manufacture of industrial water blasting equipment built to meet Australian conditions, the Business services markets across Australia and the South Pacific...

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Manufacturing - Joinerydivestment

Mayneline Kitchens & Joinery acquired by an Undisclosed National Construction Group
Recognised as one of the leading and most reliable large-scale manufacturing joinery plants in Australia, the Business services tier-one and tier-two builders of premium, large-scale residential projects...

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Wholesale Distribution - Appareldivestment

Superior Activewear purchased by Gildan Inc.
A market leading importer & national distributor of premium printable apparel, which it supplied to a wide range of Australian wholesalers...

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Technology Servicesdivestment

DRM Audio Visual sold to Generation-e
Market leading provider of integrated audio visual solutions to the commercial, education, government, non-profit and arts & entertainment sectors...

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Commercial Fit-Outdivestment

Elsie+Betty Design acquired by WG Architects
Boutique interior design consultancy, specialising in premium commercial fit-outs, sold to growing architectural practice…

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Industrial Productsacquisition

Paramount Safety Products acquires Pratt Safety Systems
A leading national manufacturer and distributor of industrial personal protection equipment undertakes a strategic acquisition...

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Online Retailing B2Cdivestment

Market Sports Online sold to GPI Group
Leading, online reseller of genuine AFL-endorsed sports merchandise with largest product range in Australia…

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Training & Educationdivestment

Practical Outcomes acquired by CTG
An established and award-winning Registered Training Organisation offering a range of market-leading training courses…

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Engineering - Electricaldivestment

SRO Group acquired by Murray Engineering
Eastern Seaboard supplier of turnkey electrical infrastructure for heavy industrial projects…

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Engineering & Fabricationdivestment

Bridgeman Stainless Solutions acquired by Direction Fund Limited
A leading supplier of customised stainless steel solutions to a range of industry sectors…

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Import & Distribution - Hobby Goodsdivestment

Dawn Trading acquired by Hobbies Australia
One of Australia’s leading importers and distributors of toy and hobby products…

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Import & Distribution - Industrialdivestment

Tradequip acquired by Borum Importers
A leading Australian supplier of industrial tools and equipment for the professional trades markets...

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Online Business Reviewsdivestment

Word of Mouth Online acquired by Oneflare
Australia’s leading consumer generated business review site, offering a ‘one-stop’ directory…

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Irrigation Solutionsdivestment

Campaspe Irrigation acquired by Darling Irrigation
Provider of turnkey irrigation solutions to the agricultural market in regional Victoria...

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Industrial Valve Solutionsdivestment

AVFI Valve Solutions acquired by Pon Group
One of Australia's leading suppliers of water management valve products and product solutions…

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Food Service Distributiondivestment

Kaytering Supplies & Kays Wholesale Meats acquired by NFD Food Services An award-winning, family-owned foodservice distribution group, comprising two inter-related divisions… READ MORE

Import & Distribution - Abrasivesdivestment

Pan Abrasives acquired by Abrasiflex Importer & wholesale distributor of abrasive blasting equipment. Owned by its international parent, PanBlast Pte Ltd… READ MORE

Import & Distribution - Automotivedivestment

Ryan Auto Accessories acquired by Seat Cover World Specialising in automotive aftermarket accessories for over 20 years, this business imported and wholesaled… READ MORE

Furniture Design & Manufacturingdivestment

Schamburg + Alvisse acquired by Zenith Interiors Award-winning, niche Australian designer & manufacturer of commercial eco-furniture for corporate and public sector… READ MORE

Technical Training Equipmentdivestment

Universal Technical Training Services acquired by Bestech National supplier of technical training equipment and systems sourced globally… READ MORE

Industrial Hydraulicsdivestment

Air Hydraulic Power Centre acquired by Pacific Hoists Repairs, maintenance & sales of pneumatic tools, high pressure hydraulics and heavy lift equipment… READ MORE

Engineering - Mechanicaldivestment

SRO Group (Mechanical Division) acquired by Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics Mechanical Engineering Division of a larger engineering company, providing tailored designs and custom manufacture … READ MORE

Travel & Tourismdivestment

Trekset Tours acquired by WorldStrides Educational Tour business established 30+ years ago. Market leader in school and student ski travel… READ MORE

IT Training & Educationdivestment

Alpha Computer Consultants acquired by MacDonald Education Provider of niche training services for the Adobe suite of software with established corporate and government client base… READ MORE

Engineering & Fabricationmanagement buyout

Baxter Engineering sold to Internal Management Team Multi-disciplined engineering business with three divisions dealing with private & government clients… READ MORE

Online Security Softwaredivestment

Intersect Alliance acquired by Prophecy International Niche security software company dealing with government & corporate clients globally… READ MORE

Medical Furniture Manufacturingdivestment

Australian Medical Couches acquired by Forme Technologies Australian designer and light manufacturer of couches and tables for medical practitioners… READ MORE

HVAC Building Servicesdivestment

Computer Air Services acquired by Grosvenor Engineering Heating Ventilation & Air Conditioning (HVAC) business. Leader in supply, installation & maintenance… READ MORE

Mobility Aids for the Elderlydivestment

Mobility Aids Australia acquired by Independence Australia National distributor of market-leading powered and non-powered mobility aids and equipment… READ MORE

Industrial Boilersacquisition

O’Brien Boiler Services acquires Waratah Automation An established operator and market leader within the industrial and commercial boiler sector… READ MORE

Industrial Hydraulicsdivestment

Hi Way Hydraulics acquired by Coventry Group Ltd For over 40 years Hi-Way Hydraulics has specialised in the sales, service and repairs of hydraulic equipment… READ MORE

IT Managed Servicesacquisition

Lanier acquires Inspire IT Leading provider of document management solutions with circa AUD $100M turnover. Lanier is a division of Ricoh Group… READ MORE

Social Mediadivestment

Two Social Pty Ltd acquired by iSentia Niche online media & communications business helping Corporate Clients maximise opportunities via social media channels… READ MORE