Selling a business the Hilton Smythe way - Hilton Smythe.

Thinking about selling your business?

Selling your business might be the most pivotal moment in your professional career and our our expert sales executives are here to guide you through the process. Whether it’s exit planning, due diligence, transparent valuations, marketing, targeted buyer research and deal negotiation – we are proud to help with it all.

Simplify the journey, maximise your value, and achieve the successful exit you deserve.

Gareth Smyth

Our services if you turnover more than £1M

There comes a point at which every business owner considers their exit from the business. Our Business Advisers offer a Director led approach throughout the sale journey.

Lets start your journey
Selling a business

When is the right time to sell your business?

Timing is everything when selling a business. Get the timing wrong and you may lose potential value when you sell. Get it right and you could be off into the sunset with your hard earned cash in the bank.

Timing is everything
Selling a business

Are you ready to sell your business?

Most business owners who decide to sell their business, are simply not ready to sell. Making sure you have everything in check before you instruct a broker is critical.

Ready to sell?

Find out the value of your business in under 60 seconds

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Why choose Hilton Smythe to sell your business

If you don't like the truth, we're probably not right for you. We will tell you how it really is and get the job done.

Access our database of tens of thousands of active, registered buyers.

We truly market your business for sale in all of the right places aimed at getting results.

What our customers say…

Reputation is driven by you

We believe our reputation to be of the up-most importance. We collect reviews from Feefo* and Google Reviews* and the majority of our reviews are five stars, demonstrating that we offer a stellar service from start to finish.

*Some reviews are edited for brevity and spelling/punctuation. All are currently live on Feefo and Google Reviews.

Feefo Google Reviews
  • They helped me the whole way

    “Not easy selling a restaurant during a pandemic but we got there in the end, Hilton Smythe were there seeing me through the whole process, they were friendly, easy to talk to and great at guiding me through.”

  • First class

    “I cannot thank them enough. I have nothing but praise for everyone at Hilton Smythe, they were there every step of the way to guide me through a difficult sale.”

  • Extremely efficient from start to finish

    “Paul dealt with our business sale then Karen Currie pushed the sale forward, keeping us informed of every step daily. Very impressed at their professionalism and friendly, efficient manner. Would highly recommend.”

  • Very professional service

    “Help and advice on hand for anyone starting out on a new venture fully recommended.”

  • Amazing company

    “Rob was great at the start then passed onto Kate which she took to another level. Only had my best interest at heart and worked very hard to close the deal. I can't explain how happy I am that I sold my business thanks to you guys.”

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Success Stories

Our recent success in the automotive industry

Hilton Smythe is leading the way in mid-market automotive M&A, having recently advised on the multi-million-pound divestment of bike dealership Premier Bikes and a share sale of Scotland-based CP Garage Services.

Business Insights

Whitepaper:  Merger and Acquisition Trends in the UK Recruitment Industry 2024

Our latest whitepaper explores how recruitment business owners can maximise the value of their company by gaining a deeper understanding of the latest M&A trends within the recruitment industry.

Success Stories

The sale of health and safety consultancy Comply at Work

Hilton Smythe secures the sale of health and safety consultancy Comply at Work to AW Safety Management Ltd.