Thinking about selling a business in the UK?

At Hilton Smythe we typically help businesses of all shapes and sizes, from across the UK, sell. If you’re thinking of selling or would simply like some honest advice, you can find what you’re looking for below or get in touch for a confidential chat.

When is the right time sell 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. Getting the timing right is key to achieving a positive outcome when you sell a business with Hilton Smythe Business Sales.

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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. Not only that, choosing the right broker can save you time and money and get the best value for your business, closing the deal as quickly as possible.

Our services if you turnover more than £1M

There comes a point at which every business owner considers their exit from the business. Our specialised Corporate Business Team offer a Director led approach who are there with you throughout the sale journey. Our aim is to deliver the best possible deal for our clients, so that they realise their growth plans or worth.

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.

We’re simply better than our competitors and our results speak for themselves


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*Completions figure is comparable to K3 Capital PLC from 2017. Data based on our nearest competitor k3 Capital PLC, results in 2018 against comparable period.

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