Buying a Business

Our Expertise

We work alongside Ernest Wilson, the UK’s leading business transfer agents, to offer a complete suite of business transfer services. Our business brokers are uniquely placed to bolster your position as a business buyer and guide you through the business selection and purchase journey.

We engage with all types of business buyers with different purchase needs, from first-time buyers, occupational investors to expert entrepreneurs. As a leading commercial property agency, we are the natural go-to provider of business sale services for business sellers and business buyers alike.

We support business buyers throughout every stage of the transaction; to locate suitable business sale opportunities, advise on company valuations, and secure access to finance.

Our online marketplace lists thousands of businesses for sale and features an extensive business search facility with intuitive options to refine search results based on your criteria.  Each listing is accompanied by a business profile that features a comprehensive description, breakdown of financial performance and professional gallery.

We also directly connect potential business buyers with sellers to arrange viewings and submit genuine enquiries to accelerate potential sales.

Founded in 1956, our business sale agents are highly experienced and have built a unique pool of comparable data that shows the market value of businesses based on every mitigating factor, from size, sector and turnover to market conditions, buyer competition and economic climate.

Our knowledge base is unmatched – it is a valuable bank of rich data that indicates how much a business is truly worth in today’s market. Rest assured, our business brokers can help maximise value for money and erase the fear of overpayment.

Our team of expert business valuers and business transfer agents are trusted to handle the sale of hundreds of businesses every year. We work closely with independent business sellers and intermediaries across the country to feed a constant stream of business listings through our online marketplace for individuals on the search to acquire a business.

Buy a business in confidence with expert support from the industry’s most respected professionals, renowned for our affordable service, customer-driven approach, and model professionalism.

Did you know?


We have been instructed by over 2,000 business in the last 3 years.

Our Capability

Our business sales services include:

Commercial Business Sales

We act for small and medium sized businesses, across a range of sectors all over the UK. If you are thinking about selling your business, our team are here to help you every step of the way.

Care Homes and Healthcare Sector Business Sales

We offer a comprehensive, highly professional range of services for care homes, dentists and pharmacies. If you are thinking about selling a care home or healthcare business, our approachable team have the specialist knowledge and contacts to sell your business.

Nurseries and Education Sector Business Sales

For nurseries, specialist provides and independent schools, we have an in-depth understanding of the sector and an enviable track record of successful sales. If you are thinking about selling a nursery or education business, our approachable team has the market insight and contacts to sell your business.

Pubs, Restaurants, Hotels and Leisure Business Sales

With experience across the leisure sector, we’ll make sure your business is sold for the best possible price. If you are thinking about selling a pub, restaurant or hotel, our team have the experience and expertise to sell your business.

Our Work

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Cafe sale in West Yorkshire

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Cafe sale in West Yorkshire

Butchers sold successfully

Case study

Butchers sold successfully

Our People

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“Selling any business can be a daunting task. Through our responsible and professional approach, we combine successful sales with a commitment to always acting in your best interests.”

Paul Williamson


  1. Birmingham
  2. Bradford
  3. Bradford – Auction Centre
  4. Bristol
  5. Exeter
  6. Glasgow
  7. Huddersfield
  8. Leeds
  9. Liverpool
  10. London
  11. Manchester
  12. Newcastle
  13. Newton-le-Willows
  14. Northampton
  15. Nottingham
  16. Scunthorpe
  17. Stockport
  18. Bury St Edmunds
  19. Cambridge
  20. Huntingdon