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The Hilton Smythe Selling Process

At Hilton Smythe, we understand that selling your business is possibly one of the biggest decisions you may ever have to make and so initially one of our experienced business consultants will visit you at your business premises to carry out a free, no obligation market appraisal. Our selling process is designed to help.


Free valuation service

Designed to give you all the information you need when considering selling your business and it’s all free. One of our experienced Regional Valuers will visit your business at a convenient time. We will ask you for a guided tour of the business premises and will review your trading figures. We’ll then provide you with an idea of the market value of your business. We will discuss the various marketing options and talk you through the sales process. Our Regional Valuer will be happy to answer any questions you may have.

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Selling your business the Hilton Smythe Way:

Valuation Appointment

  • Our valuers will provide a market appraisal of your business
  • We only use sold data and knowledge of the market to suggest an appropriate asking price.

Your business on the market

  • Clear and transparent terms of business
  • We prepare your advertising materials and match against our vast database of registered buyers
  • Your appointed sales negotiator will get to know you and your business.

Start to receive offers

  • Our advertising is intense and vast ensuring we have the best chance of getting an acceptable offer for your business*
  • Our sales negotiators are highly skilled at negotiating the best price for your business.

Get your sale across the line

  • Dedicated and experienced sales progression team to get your sale across the line
  • Hilton Smythe Finance can help your buyer finance the purchase of your business
  • We have a dedicated and committed panel of solicitors who work with you and us to get the legal paperwork in order for the sale.

Money in the bank

  • Once the legal paperwork is done and everybody signs the relevant documents, the money will be in your bank helping you with the next step, whatever that is.

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