Business Consultancy

There comes a point at which every business owner considers the growth of, or their exit from a business. We have a number of services designed for businesses looking to grow or exit. From our strategic review of your business to our transactional services, we have you covered.

Gareth Smyth, CEO.

Gareth Smyth CEO

From growth plans to exit strategies we have you covered

Hilton Smythe aim to deliver the best possible deal for our clients, so that they realise their growth plans or ultimately, their worth. We make sure we understand you and your business. Understanding your needs, allows us to position any sale or acquisition of planned growth in your best interests. With an international reach, we’re focused on achieving the results that
matter, to you.

Founded in 2012, Hilton Smythe has grown to be the market leader in helping people buy and sell businesses of all shapes and sizes. Hilton Smythe advise on deals in the £1M to £5M range, so you know you’re getting the specialist dedication you need and deserve, from a highly skilled and experienced team

Hilton Smythe’s approach is different to other advisors and has evolved from years of experience.

  • Our Director led approach, means you get the best possible advice from
    start to finish service that is led by an expert, with a solid support
    infrastructure.
  • International reach through our database of connections combined with
    our proprietary technology and research capabilities ensure the best
    possible outcomes for you and your business.
  • Industry leading approach to all of our services, specifically designed
    with owner managed businesses in mind.

Top 10 Worldwide Adviser in the 2021 Q3 Refinitiv Global M&A Small-Cap Financial Advisory league tables.

Your team, the best possible advice from start to finish

Simon Danvers

Simon Danvers, Corporate Director.

Simon works closely with our Corporate Clients at the early stage of their instruction to us to ensure they have an effective marketing strategy and have the correct marketing price.

Emma Flood

Emma Flood, Corporate Account Manager.

As a Corporate Account Manager, Emma liaises with our Corporate clients at the early stages of their instructions to us and works closely with the Corporate team and our clients coordinating meetings.

Ian Flood

Ian Flood, Corporate Research Analyst.

As a Corporate Research Analyst, Ian matches our Corporate businesses to potential purchasers working to connect the perfect business with the right purchaser.

Jacob Lord

Jacob Lord, Corporate Deal Executive.

As a Corporate Deal Executive, Jacob is responsible for looking after a portfolio of Corporate businesses ensuring that our Corporate clients are kept informed and ensuring that the very best result is brokered from deals.

Our range of Consultancy Services

Business Exit Strategy

The sale of any business should start well in advance. Businesses that successfully sell for the right amount of consideration plan at least three years ahead. We aim to assist in the planning process with the aim of steering strategic decisions to maximise shareholder value at sale.

Acquisition Services

We have many years of collective Mergers & Acquisition expertise and a robust infrastructure of databases and experience to source domestic and international targets for our clients. We help buyers and sellers with advice and support throughout the M&A process.

Company Sale

With your dedicated experienced advisor and their support team together with our international reach, we really are best placed to assist in the sale of your company. Our experts are well versed in company sales and sell side advisory services.

Business Valuation Report

Our Business Valuation Report is a full report or detailed letter with an independent opinion of your business valuation, and assets. It is prepared by our team of expert business consultants, with many years of experience in the M&A market. 

Services designed for businesses looking to grow or exit.

  • Our Director led approach, means you get the best possible advice from start to finish.
  • International reach through our database of connections to ensure the best possible outcome for you and your business.
  • Industry leading approach to all of our services, specifically designed with owner managed businesses in mind.
  • Strategic review of your business to our transactional services, we have you covered.

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Guide to Buying a Business

In this Hilton Smythe Guide to Buying a Business, we’ll discuss some of the crucial tips – and pitfalls – to be mindful of when getting started in the process.