Help to buy your dream business
Help to buy your dream business

Looking to raise finance to buy your dream business? Hilton Smythe Finance can help you realise that dream of buying your very own business.

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FREE business valuation
FREE business valuation

Want to know what you could achieve if you sold? We offer a free, no obligation and confidential business valuation.

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We believe reputation is driven by customer that’s why we ask our customers to give their reviews on Feefo, the feedback you read is genuine and from real customers.

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Buy or sell a business with the UK’s #1 business broker

We don’t really do second best, so neither should you. Whether you are selling the business you have worked hard to build, or the budding entrepreneur looking for your first business, we are on hand, every step of the way. 

It isn’t just about finding a buyer, or that dream business; it’s much more than that. You need a broker who will be there with you, at each twist and turn of the journey, for the expected but more importantly, the unexpected. Most of our clients’ haven’t done any of this before; it’s their first time. That means you need the right advice, at the right time. 

We’re proud of our people and our reputation, and we know you’ll love us too!

We offer every prospective client a FREE, no obligation valuation to determine the value of your business. An expert regional value will visit your premises and look at both the property and the financial accounts to assess the market value. This can help you with your final decision to sell.

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No two businesses are the same. At Hilton Smythe, we tailor our marketing approach to suit your needs, all with a view to gaining as much interest as possible for your business helping achieve the maximum value and impress prospective buyers. Once you’ve given us the go-ahead we will arrange viewings, negotiate the best terms and get the money in the bank for you.

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We advertise your business in all the right places. From national and global commercial selling platforms, to industry specific websites, we make sure your business opportunity is seen by the right people to find a suitable buyer fast. Our online advertising ensures you are in front of the right people at the right time. We are active across all major social platforms such as Facebook and Twitter ensuring we are attracting as many buyers as possible.

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Our dedicated Financial Services team are on hand at all times to help you access the finance you need to make your business purchase. Approaching a lender can be difficult, and if you’re a first time buyer you may not be confident applying for a commercial loan. We’ll guide you each step of the way to help you realise your dream of owning a business.

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Ready to sell your business?

Selling a Bakery?

Interested in making money, want to know how much your business might be worth! We’ve assisted hundreds of business owners in selling their businesses fast. Get your FREE valuation.

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Selling a Beauty Salon?

Has the time come to move on or retire after years of beautifying clients in your salon? If you need to sell your beauty salon fast, Hilton Smythe is on hand to help.

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Selling a Butchers?

Looking for a new challenge, ready to hang up your meat cleaver and sell your business then you need to speak to Hilton Smythe, we sell businesses faster than any other broker.

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Selling a Café or Tea Room?

Looking for a fresh and friendly business broker to help sell your Café or Tea Room then look no further than Hilton Smythe. We have hundreds of buyers looking for a business like yours.

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Selling a Card & Gift Shop?

If you’ve taken your Card & Gift Shop as far as you can and want to move on or retire then Hilton Smythe can help you cash in on your years of hard work. Get your FREE valuation today!

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Selling a Clothing Shop?

Ready for a change, ever wonder what your Clothing Shop is worth? With hundreds of buyers looking for a business like yours, we are sure to find the right fit for your business. Get a FREE valuation today.

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Selling a Convenience Store?

Curious to find out what the current value of your Convenience Store or Green Grocers is, why not get a professional valuation from Hilton Smythe? All our valuations are FREE and we don't charge any up-front advertising fees. 

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Selling a Fish & Chip Shop?

Selling your Fish & Chip Shop just feels so easy to us. We have hundreds of buyers looking for Fish & Chip Shops like yours so why don't you get a FREE valuation and see how much all your hard work is worth.

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Selling a Florist Shop?

If you’re considering selling up, Hilton Smythe has hundreds of buyers looking for a business like yours. Why not get a FREE valuation from Hilton Smythe and we won't charge you any up-front advertising fees. 

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Selling a Garage or Repair Shop?

As one of the UK’s leading small business brokers, we have years of experience in selling garages, spare parts body shops and second hand car dealerships. Trust us with your sale and we’ll sell your business faster than any other broker.

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Selling a Guest House or B&B?

Then you will need a leading business broker to help sell your business. If it’s time to retire or you’re looking to relocate, Hilton Smythe has access hundreds of buyers looking for a business just like yours.

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Selling a Hair Salon?

Are you ready to leave behind your scissors and hairdryer? Hilton Smythe has successfully sold hundreds of Hair Salons nationwide and is in a good position to find a suitable buyer for your Business.

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Selling a Laundrette?

If you’ve been running a laundrette or dry cleaning business and you are thinking of moving on or retiring, now could be a great time to sell. Get a FREE no obligation business valuation today and see how much your business is worth.

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Selling a Newsagents?

If you think it’s time for a change, we’ll show you how stress-free selling can be. As one of the nation's number one business brokers we can help you find the ideal buyer for your Newsagents.

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Selling a Pet Shop?

The pet services industry is currently booming, so it could be a great time to sell. If you’re ready to move on from your Pet Shop, find out how Hilton Smythe can help you sell your business fast. Get a FREE business valuation today.

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Selling a Post Office?

If you fancy a fresh start then you’ll need expert advice to stand out from the crowd and attract a suitable buyer. Hilton Smythe has sold hundreds of local Post Office branches and has the expertise to sell your business fast.

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Selling a Pub?

Are you ready to call time and put your pub on the market? Here at Hilton Smythe we’ll make sure your pub’s got the pulling power to attract serious buyers. Get a FREE business valuation today.

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Selling a Restaurant?

If your business is regarded as the best Indian, Italian or Greek restaurant in the neighbourhood, then you’ve done a good job. But if it’s time to slow down, you might start to think about selling your business.

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Selling a Sandwich Shop?

Perhaps you’re looking for a fresh challenge, or need to put the cash towards retirement. Why not get a professional valuation from Hilton Smythe? All our valuations are FREE and we don't charge any up-front advertising fees. 

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Selling a Takeaway?

If you need a fast sale for your fast food business then Hilton Smythe can help. Get a FREE business valuation today and see how much you can 'takeaway' from your business?

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No big upfront costs

Other brokers and business sales agencies will charge big upfront costs to sell your business, we believe there is a fairer way. Get in touch to find out how we can help you sell your business, with our fair and transparent fees and truly unrivalled service. 

Building relationships

We’re all about relationships at Hilton Smythe Business Sales. You get your own, experienced account manager who gets to know you and your business. By getting  to know you and your business we can tailor our marketing approach to achieve the maximum value or help you find your perfect business by getting to know your requirements. 

Recommended by our clients

Buyers and sellers love what we do, and we’re sure you will too! We’ve helped thousands of people whether it was to sell or find their dream business for sale. Checkout our Feefo or Google reviews to see what our clients’ really think about us. 

Our unique buyer matching service

Our bespoke buyer matching engine is designed to find the right business for your specific requirements. Whether it’s a chip shop or a hotel, we can automatically let you know as soon as a new opportunity arrives. Speak to one of our sales team to register your details for buying a business.  

Our expert sales progression team

Finding a business for sale or a buyer is just the beginning. Our market data tells us that one in three sales that are ‘agreed’, never complete. Our expert team is dedicated solely to the legal process side of a sale or purchase, which means they know and can anticipate what might go wrong. They are passionate about progressing a sale to completion as quickly and with little fuss as possible. 

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