Industry Insights

How the green economy will shape business acquisition


Though first coined as a term in 1989, the concept of a green economy - one which serves not only to be sustainable in financial terms, but also in terms of its impact on the environment and on human stakeholders - has entered the...continue reading

Post Brexit Focus – Burgeoning Export Markets


A number of countries are enjoying population and economic growth at the moment, creating new markets for UK exports. In the run up to, and in the aftermath of Brexit, businesses that are trading these markets will become more att...continue reading

Almost a quarter launch businesses with a sale in mind


Almost a quarter of entrepreneurs starting their own businesses do so with the aim of selling the business at a later date. This is according to a new study by business financial planning service, Jazoodle. It found that 23 per c...continue reading

2017: A Record Number of Global Business Acquisitions


Fact: 2017 was the biggest ever in terms of numbers of mergers and acquisitions across the globe. Data from Thomson Reuters put the total value of international transactions at $3.5 trillion, with over 50,000 deals done. Mergerma...continue reading

Where is the UK construction industry headed? Opportunities & threats in 2018 and beyond


The UK’s construction industry has dominated newspaper headlines in recent months. Some read that the sector is “returning to growth” or even “bouncing back”, with statistics from all quarters showing...continue reading

How acquisition & innovation created a market leader


Luxury online department store The Hut Group, who claims to have invented the 'multi-website retail' model, has witnessed record growth in recent years; right at a time when more and more retailers seem to be failing. It...continue reading

Corporates still hungry for SME acquisitions


Why spend on R&D when acquiring a ready-made, smaller company can provide the product, service, technology, team or market your company requires? And in less time and for less money. This seems to be the perspective of the bigge...continue reading

Business buyers target buoyant UK manufacturers


The UK's manufacturing sector has entered into a period of expansion in what promises to be an opportunistic time for those in the market for acquisitions. Factories are increasing their production at the fastest rate since...continue reading

Why buyers are snapping up home-grown artificial intelligence businesses


There’s no avoiding the increasing influence of artificial intelligence (AI) on our daily lives. If you’re asking Alexa or Siri to help you with directions home, searching for a book on Amazon, putting a tough question...continue reading

A third of UK businesses slow to adopt modern tech


Nearly a third of all UK businesses surveyed for a new study have admitted to being slow at adopting technological innovations. Despite increasing advances that streamline and automate many business operations, as many as 32 per ...continue reading

Search Insights

Sign up to our newsletter

Get news on businesses for sale and companies in administration straight to your inbox

Join today to receive:

  • Comprehensive range of businesses for sale
  • Make direct contact with business sellers or their intermediaries
  • Access to all UK administrations, liquidations and winding-up petitions
  • Daily email alerts for the latest businesses for sale & distressed notifications
  • Business Sale Report publication posted to you every month
  • Advertise your acquisition requirements on our "business wanted" section

All this and much more, including the latest M&A news and exclusive resources

Search businesses for sale

Interested in distressed business opportunities?

We can help you capitalise on insolvent businesses. We list UK businesses in administration, liquidation and with winding up petitions daily. Ensuring our members never miss out on an opportunity

View Administrations

View Liquidations

View Winding Up Petitions

Looking to buy a business?

Selling a Business?

List your Business for sale with us today and be seen by thousands of serious buyers throughout the UK. Your business for sale listing will appear on our website and be printed in the next edition of our Business Sale Report publication. With over 20 years experience. We've helped thousands of sellers find their perfect buyer.

With no extra costs, commission or contracts, why not get listing with us today?