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

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

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Looking to sell a business?

Then you’ve come to the right place. Hilton Smythe have years of experience in selling businesses, we sell on average a business every day and receive over 3,000 new buyer enquiries each month. With an option not to pay an up-front marketing fee and no withdrawal fee, just six weeks notice that you want to leave us, why would you not use Hilton Smythe to sell your business?

Get in touch to find out more and arrange your FREE Valuation today!

Buying a business?

We have nearly 1,500 businesses and properties for sale, we’re sure to find the right business for you in the right location. Search our listings to see what’s currently on offer across the UK. Use our online search.

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.


Selling a business with Hilton Smythe is as low-risk as selling gets. Unlike most other business transfer agents we don’t charge a withdrawal fee, if you don’t like us just give us 6 week’s notice – so you’re free to go elsewhere or change your mind about selling your business. There’s no minimum period and you’ll know exactly what selling will cost you from the start – no hidden fees!


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. What’s more, we have options available not to pay any up-front marketing fees.


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.


Some of our businesses for sale

For SaleCafe In Excellent Location - Huge Growth PotentialLoughborough, Leicestershire
For SaleOPEN TO OFFERSMilly`s Fish bar Stapleford NottinghamshireNottingham, Nottinghamshire
For SaleThe Trident Castle Bromwich B34 7ENBirmingham, West Midlands
For SaleVery Busy Sandwich/Coffee ShopBristol


Recently sold businesses

SoldLydney Launderette, Lydney, GL15 5DDLydney, Gloucestershire
£39,000 +SAV
SoldWell Maintained Retro CafeSouthampton, Hampshire
£69,995 +SAV
SoldOffers ConsideredPublic House, StaffordshireHednesford, Staffordshire
£54,995 +SAV
SoldStock included in the saleTwirl Bridal Boutique Petersfield, Hampshire GU32 3EHPetersfield, Hampshire


Hilton Smythe made the experience of buying a business a pleasure, we are very grateful for all their help.

Buyers of Card and Gift Shop in North West

Initial purchase was simple, and Hilton Smythe’s part in the negotiations was very professional, however, they really proved their worth when it came to following the purchase through to completion. If it wasn’t for Hilton Smythe the deal would of floundered.

Buyer of Fish & Chip Shop


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