Specialists in business sales and acquisitions for the engineering, technology and B2B service sectors.

Selling SME’s and Owner Managed Businesses

We sell over 80% of our business sale
assignments within 12 months

We’re UK based with
international reach

M&A Outlook 2024

Update June 2024: Despite the election in the UK, buyers of businesses remain active and the outlook for the M&A market in the UK & Ireland for the first half of 2024 and beyond is notably promising.

Core sectors of interest are cyber security and Managed IT Services, Logistics & Distribution, Manufacturing and Engineering, Building Materials and Facilities Management.

Check out our latest Businesses For Sale and Recent M&A Deals.

If you would like advice on your exit strategy, do get in touch.

Realise the Full Value of
Your Business

Our business sale and acquisition consultants are highly experienced in selling established SME businesses and negotiating the optimum value whether via a trade sale, MBO or Employee Ownership Trust (EOT).
Working with a small number of clients, our hands-on service coupled with our extensive network of buyers ensures that we achieve our high success rate.

We will manage the complete Selling Process from the initial idea through to the successful sale – all the time adding value to your business.

Business Sale Service

We Sell Businesses

Achieving both a high success rate and optimum deal value for our clients, we are sector focused business brokers operating across the UK and internationally, providing a hands-on one-to-one service to business owners selling their business. Read more about our individual services below.

Learn more about us

Businesses For Sale

IT Network Support Company

Turnover: £6.5m

Location: North of England

IT Managed Service Provider

Turnover: £1.3m

Location: South East UK

Luxury Corporate Stationery Provider

Turnover: £1.1m

Location: South UK

Recent Deals

Sale of Injection Moulding Specialist

Turnover: £2.0m

Duration: 6 Months

Sale of Gas and Oil Tube Fittings Supplier

Turnover: £1.2m

Duration: 11 Months

Looking to Buy a Business?

Find out how our business acquisitions service helps you find the right business.

Latest Business Sales News and Events

Fri 5th April 2024

Hornblower at Accountex 2024 – London

We are pleased once again to be exhibiting at the trade show for accountants, Accountex 2024 at the Excel Centre in London. Denise Prentice, Derick Humphrey and myself (Henry Campbell-Jones) will be at Stand 485 on Wednesday 15th and Thursday 16th May, so do come and see us. Over the years, we have built relationships and...

Tue 9th January 2024

Which businesses will sell well in 2024?

Whatever the economic conditions and global outlook, when it comes to sales, mergers and acquisitions of Owner Managed SME businesses, certain factors hold true, perhaps now more than ever. Businesses which sell well typically have the same traits, they: Operate in a niche market with strong barriers to entry Have consistent recurring revenue, with clients...

Tue 9th January 2024

Will 2024 be a good year to sell your business?

The last 3 years have certainly been busy years for the sale and acquisition of Owner Managed SME businesses. It has recently been reported in the press that M&A deal values dropped by 33% to $265bn in 2023 compared to 2022. This has been put down to rising interest rates and a concerning outlook for...

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