The chairman of Nottingham- based facility Finishing Post Creative, John Russell, is looking to sell his 70% share in the business, as well as the company's premises, Giltbrook Studios, for in excess of£1m.

Russell said he is looking for a buyer who can generate work for the£750,000-a-year company. “There is the capacity and the skill base to grow,” he said.

However, Russell is concerned that he may not find a “[But] the asking price may be difficult in this economic climate.”

According to Russell, the profitability of the company is in the top 5% of post houses in the country. A total of 60% of its clients are London based and half of its existing contracts are ongoing.

Managing director Mark Harwood, who owns the other 30% of the company, is keen to stay on in his current capacity.

Half the company's business comes from broadcast infomercials with various Sky channels. The other half is corporate work.

Finishing Post offers online, offline, VFX , audio and grading services. The company has been trading since 1998.