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Selling a butchers shop

Sell a Butchers Shop

Find out today what your butchers shop is worth and how we can help you sell

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Selling your butchers shop with Hilton Smythe



Sales enquiries for June 2020 compared to June 2019.

As one of the UK’s leading business brokers, we believe that selling a butchers shop should be stress-free, risk-free and a bit of a breeze, that’s why we make it simple, hassle-free and flexible to suit you.

We use proven, highly effective, focused traditional and digital marketing methods to promote your business to the right potential buyers. Our bespoke software system matches your business to tens of thousands of active registered buyers at every opportunity alerting them to your business. All enquiries are handled by your appointed Sales Negotiator and viewings can be arranged at a convenient time to suit you. Our highly trained, specialised Sales Progression Team will see your sale through to legal completion as quickly and as pain-free as possible.

We also have our own independent finance company, Hilton Smythe Finance, to help buyers finance the purchase of your business.

Whether you plan to retire, buy another business or do something completely different, we can help you achieve your goal sooner than you might think.

Why use Hilton Smythe to sell your butchers shop?

No large up-front fees to sell your business 

no upfront fees

Choose how you want to pay our fees, with our no up-front fee option.

Award winning business broker

award winning broker

 Number 1 in the UK for the volume of businesses sold first half 2020.

Matching and email software system

Finding buyers for your business

Our bespoke software system matches your business to tens of thousands of active registered buyers.

Independent finance company

Commercial finance

Hilton Smythe Finance can help buyers finance the purchase of a business.

Each year we sell more businesses and are constantly raising the bar for other brokers and business sales experts.



Selling more businesses



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Compared to our nearest competitor

*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.

Our customers love what we do

Hilton Smythe found us a buyer in a reasonably good time. Their communication throughout the sale of our very small business was excellent, kept us in the loop as to what was going on. Staff were polite, helpful and informative. We would thoroughly recommend them.
Seller of Don Hayes Butchers.

How we find a buyer for your butchers shop

Matching and email

Our bespoke software system matches your business to tens of thousands of actively registered buyers at every opportunity alerting them to your business. 

Online portals

Our online advertising ensures you are in front of the right people at the right time. The portals we use can include Daltons, Businesses For Sale, Rightbiz, Zoopla and Rightmove. We can tailor our marketing to match the unique demands of your business. 

Spotlight magazine

Our in house digital magazine Spotlight, is constantly growing in popularity. Used as a tool to drive buyers to our own website, where they can access all of our businesses for sale, including yours. It’s full of useful information and advice.

Hilton Smythe website

Designed with buyers in mind, our site allows users to easily search for businesses that match their requirements, in an instant. We rank highly on the top search engines such as Google for key search terms relating to a business sale.

Search engine exposure

We invest heavily in Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) to ensure our website is visible to buyers across all major search engines, ensuring buyers are visiting www.hiltonsmythe.com

For sale boards

Highly recommended for businesses where confidentiality is not an issue. Generates a significant number of additional enquiries from prospective buyers.

Social media

We are active across all major social platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn, ensuring we are attracting as many buyers as possible for your business as well as staying up-to-date with effective social media marketing strategies.

Are you looking to sell your butchers shop to move on to new challenges? 

When it comes to selling a business we understand that this can be complicated and stressful. However believe us when we say it doesn’t have to be! As a leading UK Business broker, we can help you manage the whole process and make it stress free. So if you have decided to hang up your meat cleaver, then let our team at Hilton Smythe sell your butchers fast.

Is the time right to sell?

So you have decided to sell your butchers and put the business on the market, well before you do that it is important to do research. Some research that could be important to factor in would be: Political factors, the economic climate and changes, all of these could impact your sale. So when is the right time to sell your butchers?

To begin with you might need to consider your personal reasons for needing to sell up your butchers. These could range from choosing to relocate to taking an early retirement.

Whichever the reason, always consider whether or not now is the right time to sell up or would you get more out of selling in another 12 months time. Taking into account the external reasons we mentioned before which could be out of your hands. We can provide a free valuation of any business so you know how much to expect from the sale of your business in today’s market.

Finding the right buyer

There are plenty of people that dream of becoming their own boss and running a successful business just like you. However we also understand that after putting in the years of hard work, raising your business from the ground up, you will want to make sure your business goes to right buyer and will be in good hands.

As experts we take into consideration what you expect from a buyer and we will find you a perfect match. To ensure that butchers retains it reputation after you have moved on. Although we promote a fast sale, we also ensure that the sale goes to the right person.

A butchers is a specialist store and you may be including various equipment and machinery in the sale. Here at Hilton Smythe we have sector experts on hand to write up the legal conditions of sale on your behalf. That way buyers are informed from the start and the process is more easy going.

Buying another business?

What have you got planned after you sell your business? If you’re looking for a new business venture, then Hilton Smythe can help you buy a business as well as sell. Whether you’re looking for a new butchers shop or want to move into new markets, our business brokers can guide you in the right direction. We specialise in all sectors, including pubs, B&Bs, takeaways, restaurants and retail.

Click here to find out more about selling your business and where we advertise your business.

So, what are you waiting for?

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