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Buying a business in the UK? We are the premier UK business agents

Buying a business is the start of a new, exciting journey. At Ernest Wilson, we’re here to help you start your new adventure, using more than 60 years’ experience to secure you the right business, at the right price.

Our experienced team of business sales experts have dealt with the sales of businesses from a wide variety of industries, including kennels and catteries, convenience stores, fish and chip shops, healthcare businesses and many more.

We have a portfolio of thousands of businesses for sale across the UK, so whether you're a first time business owner or investor looking to expand your portfolio there’s sure to be one that suits your needs. 

  •  65 Years experience
  •  25+ offices nationwide

A flexible, supportive approach

Perhaps you’ve bought a business before and know what you’re after. If so, browse the businesses for sale here on our site, but don’t forget to register to obtain full information on the current businesses we’re marketing and receive notifications when new businesses are put up for sale.

If you’re new to buying a business, or would simply like some support and guidance from one of our expert sales negotiators then contact us today to make an appointment – we’re ready and waiting to start your new business journey with you and help find a business that's right for you.

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Established, proven expertise

When it comes to ensuring you buy the right business for you, knowledge is power.

That’s why, when you buy a business with Ernest Wilson, you can rest assured that we’ll be the first to let you know when a new, suitable business comes to the market. Our unrivalled networks mean that we’re the first to know about newly listed businesses for sale, and we’re straight on the phone to many of our waiting buyers as soon as we’ve been instructed to market a business for sale.

Should you need it, we can also offer you information on profit margins and how to read a set of trading accounts, as well as all-important guidance on how much you can borrow from the high street banks and arranging finance.

  •  65 Years experience
  •  25+ offices nationwide

Free one-to-one discussion : How to buy a business

If you choose to buy with us, we believe in giving you the very best service. After all, you are making a life changing commitment, and that requires a little bit of support.

Through a free, face-to-face consultation, we’ll talk you through the ins and outs of the business you’re thinking of buying, providing information on the business's current financials and what profits you might expect to make, based on profit performance. This way, you’ve got honest, upfront information to help you make that all important decision.

Spotted a business you like the look of? Why not book a one-to-one today and find out some more? Call us on 0113 238 2900 or click here to make an enquiry by email.

You can read our guide to buying a business here.

Buy a business

Buying a business is the start of a new, exciting journey. At Ernest Wilson, we’re here to help you.

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