Buy a Business

Interested in buying a UK business?

We specialise in providing a comprehensive overview of UK SME businesses for sale and the distressed business market, all in one place.

Businesses for sale are submitted directly by business owners, brokers and accountants throughout the UK. All businesses listed for sale are reviewed before appearing on our website and printed publication, avaliable to our subscribers. For 25 years we have helped buyers find the right business opportunities.

Browse businesses for sale by sector

software companies, hardware manufacturers, internet development, IT maintenance, telecoms.
Healthcare and specialist medical companies. Medical supplies, many nursing and care homes.
includes precision engineering, metal fabrication, internet development, laser cutting, pipework, injection moulding.
tools, furniture, plastic components, foundries, fasteners, frames, electrical equipment.
includes recruitment firms, contract cleaning, printers, waste recycling, hospitality, mailing houses, travel.
from fast food chains to luxury food importers, shellfish farmers, sausage manufacturers, reconstituted fine food companies.
accountancy firms, estate agents, mortgage brokers, IFAs, education.
covers the whole range of consumer and business products. Also mail order.
includes shop-fitting, trade services, demolition, maintenance.
Larger stores and chains. Includes a wide range of clothing, hardware, jewellery, food retailers.
includes publishers, PR agencies, ad and promotion agencies, TV production.
includes vineyards, golf courses, marinas, holiday parks, clubs, restaurants, bars & hotels.

Here are a few options available to you when you subscribe to our full service:

  • Browse through hundreds of new business for sale listings every month.
  • Free to list, resulting in coverage over a wider range of businesses from thousands of sources .
  • Some private vendors solely list with us because they know that their contact details will only be shared with serious buyers, resulting in higher quality leads.
  • Advanced search features let you refine your search criteria, filtering by keywords and by business type, region and turnover range.
  • Access full contact details of business owners and their agents, including full name, contact number and email address.
  • A team of dedicated researchers adding new businesses from all across the UK everyday.
  • Daily e-mail notifications when the businesses you want come on the market (our emails allow you to instantly access the contact details of these new businesses).
  • The latest news on mid-market acquisition activity in the UK including breaking news on businesses placed into administration.
  • Comprehensive resource articles, ranging from specialist buyer guides to analysis of industry sectors.
  • Advertise your interest in specialist or niche businesses that may not currently be on the market (let the business owners contact you directly).
  • Talk to our research team about your requirements and have them research the market on your behalf

If you want to buy a small business

Small businesses for sale listing at our sister site