Selling a business because you're retireing?

Have you started planning your retirement? As a business owner you may be using the proceeds from selling a business to fund the next chapter of your life? Or you may want dispose of your business in the most efficient way possible.

Hilton Smythe are specialists in the business transfer sector. We've helped thousands of people looking to retire achieve the best possible price when selling a business. We understand the emotional and the financial concerns of both retiring and leaving the business which you've worked hard to build.


Your free appraisal - taking that first step.

If you would like to know more about selling a business, we are always pleased to help out. We can arrange for one of our Regional Valuers to provide some information and advice on the process and also give you an idea about value. Don't worry; we don't charge for this service so take advantage!


Find out more about our free valuation service.



Articles on selling a business to retire

  • 21/11/17 - What Makes a Guest House Worth Buying?

    In the hospitality business, guest houses and B&Bs are a great way to mix business with pleasure. You are not only selling a business, you are selling a home and it’s important to remember this when dealing with potential buyers.... read more
  • 10/11/17 - Why buying a pub is a great investment

    Nick Sowerby and Charlotte Black are selling a business, The Royal Oak Inn, which has been part of the Carlisle’s history for more than 250 years, is up for sale and in search of a new owner. The pub has been owned and managed by Nick Sowerby... read more