The Business Sale Report is the UK's leading, independent
business for sale research service, established in 1995.
Each month, hundreds of companies for sale are listed here by private vendors, business brokers and accountants throughout the UK. Contact us today to have our researchers find more of the businesses you want and start viewing acquisition opportunities you won't find elsewhere.
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As a subscriber, you will have direct access to a database of thousands of profitable trading businesses for sale in the UK,
segregated into industry categories.
There is no other single source for these listings. Over the last sixteen years,
we have built up a specialist research unit that manually examines and checks every new business for sale listing, and actively searches
the market for impending divestments.
As soon as a UK company comes onto the market, we aim to have it listed here immediately.
Browse businesses for sale by sector or region on the Buy a Business page or search by keyword:
Every month hundreds of businesses find themselves in a cash flow crisis and are issued with winding-up petitions or fall into administration.|
Many of our subscribers are steadily building up their business empires by picking up distressed businesses on the cheap - found using our service.
We monitor all businesses in administration for you.
We add information collected from Companies House and also append with information from our own databases.
We then send out daily email alerts of new opportunities to any subscriber that wants them.
You can also elect to receive alerts of businesses issued with winding-up notices,
often advance notice of a liquidation or administration.
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There is no fee nor transactional cost to sell your business here, whether you are the owner, an agent or a broker.
So long as the company meets our minimum size criteria, and it is a bona fide trading business that is genuinely up for sale, it can be included on our database and visible online to thousands of serious prospective buyers for free.
Your business for sale listing will also appear in the printed publication, read by many of our subscribers every month.
If you like, we can even offer you a free business valuation, as we can draw on a deal comparables database going back over 15 years.
Superbly located stove business with major agencies and an outstanding, large, centrally located, leasehold showroom is for sale due to retirement of the current owners. The company enjoys a turnover circa £900k with high margins, focusing on middle level to high end products and installations. Con[more]
Please get in touch with us so we can help.
Call us on +44 (0)20 8875 0200
Now is the time to buy distressed businesses
Anyone who has under-utilised capital is in a perfect position to either buy struggling businesses and turn them around, or increase market share by buying weaker competitors.
"At times like this, you have to be investing, rescuing things and doing good deals."
Richard Farleigh - serial entrepreneur and former Dragon.
Read our guide on how entrepreneurs can profit from buying businesses in distress.
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