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Find out what your café, coffee shop or tea room is worth and how we can help you sell

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Selling your café, coffee shop or tea room with Hilton Smythe

Number one in the UK for volume of businesses sold

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Sales enquiries for June 2020 compared to June 2019.

As one of the UK’s leading business brokers, we believe that selling a café, coffee shop or tea room 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.

All-inclusive legal fees as standard

We include your standard legal fees (legal fee credit in Scotland) on an all-inclusive basis.

Award winning business broker

Award winning Business Broker

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

Matching and email software system

Matching and email

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

Independent finance company

Hilton Smythe Finance

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

Feefo customer reviews

Great company, would recommend!

If I was ever to sell a business again I would organise it through Hilton Smythe. They were very professional in their approach and willing to go the extra mile, to make the process as straightforward as possible.
Seller of Café in Glasgow.

All-inclusive legal fees when you sell your café, coffee shop or tea room

To make life simple, we include your standard legal fees (legal fee credit in Scotland) on an all-inclusive basis. That means you know exactly where you stand on both the costs to use our services and your own legal costs from the outset. We have partnered up with some of the best law firms in the UK to deliver an efficient and pro-active legal service to complete the transfer of your business.

All inclusive solicitors fees

Each year we sell more businesses and are constantly raising the bar for other brokers out there.

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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.

How we find a buyer for your café, coffee shop or tea room

Matching and email software

Matching and email

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

Online advertising

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

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

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.

SEO exposure

Search engine exposure

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.

For sale boards

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.

Selling a café, coffee shop or tea room can be a complex process, and without the right help it can take a long time to find a suitable buyer.

Do you need a fresh and friendly business broker, who will explain everything you need to know without the legal jargon? Look no further than the Hilton Smythe team, we’re ready and waiting to assist in selling your café, coffee shop or tea room.

Deciding to sell up

Selling your small business, which you’ve built from the ground up, is one of the most important decisions you’ll ever make. You might be in a position where you need to sell, for example due to ill health or if your personal circumstances change. Otherwise, you’ll need to think carefully whether this is the ideal time to sell your café, tea room or coffee shop.

If you know it’s time to hang up your apron and find a new owner, then you’re in the right place. With café culture on the up in the UK, it’s the perfect time to sell and make sure you get a good price for your business. With Brits drinking 55 million cups of coffee and 165 million cups of tea on a daily basis, owning a coffee shop or tea room could be an ideal investment.

Selling a cafe or coffee shop

Professional support and advice

Selling a small business is very difficult without professional help and support. Having experts on hand during the selling process is absolutely essential. A good broker can see the business from a buyer’s point of view, and help you get the most possible value out of the sale.

The Hilton Smythe team are not only business experts, but they are also friendly and approachable. We offer simple and honest advice at every stage of the selling process, so you can ask all the questions you need to. It’s important to feel comfortable with your broker, as you’ll likely be working closely together for a few months at least. We’ll make sure we provide the best advice so you sell your café for the right price.

Cafe trends 2020

FREE business valuation

We’re transparent from the start, so you’ll know exactly how much you’ll be paying from day one. We offer a free valuation service of your business as part of our service.

If you’re ready to find the right buyer for your café or coffee shop then have a chat with us today.

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