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What To Do if you Can No Longer Run your Business

There are occasions when circumstances out of our own control conspire against us and it’s no longer possible to continue to run your business venture.

Whether that’s due to a dip in the market, untenable competition or unforeseen personal circumstances, parting with a business that’s become part of your life can be a stressful process – but it doesn’t have to.

The article below details the various components of selling a business, as well as how Hilton Smythe can make each of them as easy as possible. With many years’ experience in business acquisition and sale and the tools at our disposal to find the perfect buyer for your enterprise, we’re confident you’ll be ecstatic with our service.

Valuing your property

The first step in selling your business is knowing how much it’s worth. Combining a comprehensive knowledge of the current market with an onsite review of your property by one of our regional experts, we can give you a fair and honest valuation of how much you can expect to receive for your business and its assets.

Finding a buyer

We’re so convinced that you’ll find the right buyer by using our service that we won’t charge you for all of the advertising materials which you would need to use even if you didn’t decide to go with Hilton Smythe. What’s more, we have an extensive database of registered buyers in the UK, meaning we can pinpoint the perfect buyer using our sophisticated matching system.

Negotiating the best price

It’s one thing getting the word out about the sale of your business; it’s quite another to secure the best possible price from a buyer. With substantial experience in negotiating deals for businesses of all kinds and sizes, it’s no surprise that we’re the number one broker in the UK.

Sealing the deal

As well as securing maximum value for your business, our sales team are also experienced in hurdling any potential obstacles and getting the deal over the line. If necessary, our financial services can also facilitate things on the buyer’s side by uniting them with a lender to fund the purchase.

Dotting the I’s and crossing the T’s

We have a full legal team available to compile all of the necessary paperwork and jump through all of the legislative loopholes needed to keep HMRC happy, meaning you don’t need to worry about all of that bothersome red tape. Let us do the legwork when it comes to the law, so you don’t have to.

Get in touch today!

Selling a business without the aid of an experienced broker is possible – but it’s incredibly time-consuming and unnecessarily stressful. When you contract our services, you can rest assured that you’ll receive the highest possible price from the best available buyer, all with the minimum of effort at your end.

For more information on how we can help to sell your business, give us a call on 01204 556 300 or drop us an email at today.

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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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