Business Broker Led Sale? DIY Sale? Either way,

IF YOU'RE LOOKING TO SELL YOUR UK BUSINESS ...

In the shortest time

For the best price

At minimum cost

With the least fuss...

WE HAVE THE ANSWERS

INDEPENDENT, UNBIASED ADVICE​ ON SELLING BUSINESSES

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Whatever your early stage questions, free consultation on

- Valuations;

- Increasing value before selling;
- Best route to extracting value;
- Choosing broker or DIY sale​;
- Maintaining sale confidentiality​.

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whatever your question on selling a company

If you choose to sell without using business brokers: ​

- How to effectively sell a business​;
- How to attract the best buyers​;
- How to negotiate the best deal​;
- ​The other facts you need to know when exiting.


FREE / PAID

how we can help if you're selling your business yourself

If your business is the right size and type to use brokers​:

- ​Finding the right broker​;
- Why not to find one in Google​;

- How to get best broker terms;
- How to ensure your broker delivers on all counts.

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how we can help if you need a broker

"Incredibly insightful, unbiased and experienced advice​..."

...deeply knowledgeable about how to value, buy, sell, and drive growth for private businesses....extremely effective ...

Rchard Parker, Chair, Diomo Corporation, best selling author of several books on how to buy businesses​

​​"Creative solutions to complex business situations ​...the ability to stay ahead of the curve when ​buying and selling businesses is especially impressive.​"

Clinton offers creative solutions to complex business situations and his ability to stay ahead of the curve when it comes to buying and selling businesses is especially impressive.

Barry Dunlop, Chairman, Renewable Living Ltd​

​EARLY STAGE ADVICE
Where Do I Start?  How Much Is My Business Worth?  What's The Best Way To Sell A Business? ​

How do I sell my business?

​From business valuation related questions to questions about the probability of finding a buyer, we get them all!

​We're dedicated to helping business owners like you successfully sell their businesses​. Whatever the size of your business, we appreciate that​ you may have many questions and that you need sound advice. Unfortunately, business brokers have a vested interest in the valuations and /or advice they provide. ​You need a neutral party. That's where we come in. We provide:

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    Unbiased advice on choosing business brokers vs the alternatives;
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    Extensive savvy tips on our blog;
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    A free newsletter with guerilla advice and expert tips to help you get out of the sale exactly what you're aiming to get; ​
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    Other free (and paid) services including a free, no-obligation listing of your business on the main business-for-sale marketplaces​;
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    ​A free initial phone consultation.
We are dedicated to helping small business owners successfully sell their businesses without risking the involvement of many of the exploitative broker firms operating in the lower end of the market. To that end we have put together several resources:
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EVERYTHING YOU REALLY NEED TO KNOW ABOUT CHOOSING A BROKER
And which nobody will tell you!

​If you own a larger business (circa £2 million or over) you'd be better off using professional assistance, but is it really a business broker you need? Or an M&A advisory boutique, a corporate finance firm or other professional? Yes, there are a lot of firms that handle the sale of businesses; it's not just business brokers. A business broker may be completely the wrong "partner" for your business.

And how do you find the right partner to assist in the sale of your business?

Did you know that:

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    ​96% of businesses choose the wrong broker & the large majority of ​businesses that are listed with business brokers fail to find a buyer?
    96% of businesses choose the wrong broker & many businesses fail to sell.
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    There are serious repercussions to getting the broker choice wrong? ​
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    ​Using our approach to finding the right broker on the right terms can make you an extra 50% - 200% (or more) on the price you would otherwise get?
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    ​We've saved or made our clients millions of pounds already​?
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    One of the worst things you can do is to find your broker / partner in Google?!
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    ​Some of the most dangerous brokers around operate on a no-sale-no-fee basis, and that you can loose your entire business if you engaged them? 
Is it really a business broker you need? Or an M&A advisory / corporate finance firm or other professional? At what price / terms?

And how do you find a reputable firm that is the right one for your business?
How do I find the right broker to sell my business?
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SOME BUSINESSES ARE BETTER SOLD BY OWNERS, NOT BROKERS​
What makes a business better suited to sale by owner? And how on earth do I sell my business myself?​

How to sell your business without no business broker

​It's probably better to not use a broker if your turnover is less than £2m, and definitely better to not use a broker if your turnover is less than £1m.

And we explain why in the ebook that subscribers to our free newsletter​ get.

But ...​is it even possible to sell the business yourself? Where do you start? How do you keep the sale confidential from staff and customers? How do you run an effective sales campaign if you've never sold a business before? How do you ensure you get the right price?

​​Again, we can help.


Is it even possible to sell the business yourself? What do you need to do? How do you keep it confidential?

Can you get a better price if you do this yourself? How do you ensure you succeed?
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    We have a unique in-between solution - all the benefits of ​professional assistance, while still capitalising on your unique understanding of the business​;
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    Various free (and paid) resources to enable a smooth and quick sale process while maximising your price; ​
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    An efficient solution that is designed specifically for businesses like yours; ​
We are dedicated to helping small business owners successfully sell their businesses without risking the involvement of many of the exploitative broker firms operating in the lower end of the market. To that end we have put together several resources:
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​Thank You For Visiting My Site

When it comes to selling businesses, all the cards are stacked in favour of acquisitory companies (and brokers) ...and they take full advantage. Let me change that for you.

The first time I sold a business, about 30 years ago, it was a disaster. The next time I used a broker but, like most business owners, I choose the wrong broker! It cost me over £100K. Now, after selling two dozen of my own businesses, and advising in hundreds of other sales, I've assembled what will put you, the seller, in the driving seat.

I've been so successful at helping clients, not just succeed in selling but succeed on their terms, that almost every major UK business magazine has featured my work. Would you like to successfully sell your business like these clients of mine have done)?

Whatever you do, don't speak with a business broker or transfer agent yet! To get the best price & terms, and to do so safely & securely, it's imperative you
download my free guide (or get in touch) prior to speaking with any business broker. 

​- Clinton Lee, Founder, UK Business Brokers, The EXIT Firm and Experienced-People.net

Whatever Your Industry

Any UK business, from care homes to cafes, from sign manufacturers to SaaS platforms.

Whatever Your Revenue

From a turnover of a few thousand pounds per year ...to a few million; profitable or not.

Whatever Your Time Frame

Whether you're looking to sell next week, next year or at some (as yet) unknown point in the future.

Whatever Your Exit Route

Acquisitions, Mergers, Minority & Majority Recapitalisations, MBOs, MBIs, other equity events.

"(​Clinton knows) how to get a business to appeal to the market and extract the best price the market will bear."

...deeply knowledgeable about how to value, buy, sell, and drive growth for private businesses....extremely effective ...

Dave Kauppi, Investment Banker​

​"...astute advice, cautions, insights and tips all through the process ... saved me in excess of £20,000​"

...one of the very few professional figures able and willing to shed some light on the murky world of business brokerage. Very well prepared, informed and up to date, and very responsive...

Bal Mattu, Founder, IdeasCast​

"(​Clinton is)..deeply knowledgeable about how to value, buy, sell, and drive growth fo​r private businesses ... extremely effective."

...deeply knowledgeable about how to value, buy, sell, and drive growth for private businesses....extremely effective ...

Zane Tarence, MD, Founders Investment Bank

"​...one of the very few professional figures able & willing to shed some light on the murky world of business brokerage. Very well prepared, informed and up to date​."

...one of the very few professional figures able and willing to shed some light on the murky world of business brokerage. Very well prepared, informed and up to date, and very responsive...

Raffaele Castello, Company Owner​

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