We Can Sell Your Business

Swan Business Brokers specialise in the sale of SME businesses across the UK. We are a national business broker that has several different (sector) divisions to ensure that we can accommodate almost any business and ensure that you have the right team in place!

There are various reasons people look to sell their business including:

  • Retirement

  • Relocation

  • Capitalisation

  • Health Issues

  • To Pursue Other Business

  • Personal Issues

Whatever your motivations are, we will ensure that you achieve a maximum valuation for your business!


We work with business owners who are looking to sell their business on a daily basis, so we truly understand the tough decisions and obstacles business owners face. Please see below for our 5 step sales process and how we can help you.


Arrange a free, no obligation valuation with one of our directors
  • We will give you a realistic valuation of your business and will discuss market conditions for your sector.
  • We will clarify our clear and transparent fee structure
  • We will give you a realistic timescale of achieving a sale
  • We will take the time to truly understand your personal business requirements
  • We will share our unique marketing approach with you


Prepare Your Business For Sale
  • We will gather information on your market and competition
  • We will create your bespoke sale details/IM which you will approve
  • We will send an approach list (if applicable) of potential buyers, for your approval
  • We will gather all the relevant information for us to successfully market your business – lease documents, accounts etc.


Confidentially Market Your Business
  • We will then confidently market your business on various different business brokerage platforms.
  • We will scour our database of potential buyers for any potential suiters.
  • We will approach (if applicable) companies regarding a possible bolt on acquisition.
  • We will handle all enquiries, provide updates and arrange viewings.


Negotiating the Sale of Your Business
  • Once we have noted all serious parties, we will then negotiate the best deal on your behalf.
  • We will then take a deposit from your buyer which highlights their commitment to the purchase.
  • We will advise you on all aspects of the sale and notify solicitors and landlords (if needed)
  • We will then handle all the relevant legal documentation such as terms of sale doc etc.


Successfully selling your business
  • We will then monitor the sales process and give you regular progress reports.
  • We will ensure a smooth sales process
  • We will then celebrate your successful sale with you


We understand that no two businesses are the same and therefore we will create an individual marketing strategy for your business. At your initial consultation with one of our directors, we will discuss the marketing at our disposal.

Our Database

Our extensive buyer database, local office network and sector knowledge enable us to identify the right buyers straight away.

Online Sales Sites

Discreetly advertising your business on the UK’s leading business for sale sites.

Trade-Specific Websites

Depending on your business, we may choose to advertise on trade-specific websites.

Bolt-On Acquisition

With approval, we will approach competitors, large corporate companies and businesses with synergies to your company where applicable.


“Swan Business Brokers helped me and my wife retire and fulfil our dream of living in Australia. They were professional throughout and were articulate in their approach, we cannot thank them enough.”

Mr C. Hamilton

“I enquires on a cafe that Swan were marketing and I was very impressed with the level of service I was given. I didn’t buy the business in the end but I wouldn’t hesitate to use Swan in the future!”

Mrs J. Lewis


Contact Details

Swan Business Brokers
Office 2130, 37 Westminster Buildings, Theatre Square, Nottingham, NG1 6LG

Phone:0800 634 9679
Email: info@swanbusinessbrokers.co.uk
Web: www.swanbusinessbrokers.co.uk

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