Sell my business in Scotland

Whether it’s a retirement sale or you are moving away, you will need professional business transfer agents to help you sell your business during one of the most stressful times in your life.

If your looking to sell your business quickly its important to use established business transfer agents such as Jacob & Jones. Asking an Accountant or solicitor to “Sell my business“, can be a costly and time-consuming exercise. Although initially you may feel that you will save money, there is the real likelihood that you will either fail to sell the business or obtain a lower price than you expect. Jacob & Jones Transfer Agents offer a very cost effective solution. Our aim is to ensure you walk away with the optimum market price within a timescale that suits your needs. We will filter time wasters, negotiate and deal with accountants, landlords and solicitors while you continue to run your business. You will notice a difference from your first contact with us. Your initial meeting will be with an experienced business broker, who has actually sold businesses before. In fact they will overview all dealings with the sale which gives you continuity of service. All too often salesman are employed who have no experience in selling businesses and you will never see them again after instructions. The initial meeting is free and without obligation. When you ask us “how will you sell my business?” our answer will be with our 5 step structured approach.

We employ a 5 stage process for selling your business

  • 1) We’ll provide a professional and realistic valuation of your business.
  • 2) A full marketing package will be produced including printed brochures, internet marketing and direct mail
  • 3) Our extensive list of potential buyers will be contracted on your behalf
  • 4) Potential clients will be screened to determine their level of interest and whether the appropriate finances are in place
  • 5) After heads of agreement are drawn up, our team will be on hand to deal with solicitors to ensure the speedy completion of the sale.

    We will guide and help you sell your business

    This first meeting is crucial. The feasibility and timing of a potential sale will be discussed. We will guide you through all the various considerations of selling to ensure all factors have been considered by you. Your business and industry will be carefully analysed and a full appraisal will be undertaken. A guide price for your business will be established as well as your chance of success. Many of our clients require a discreet sale and we have various systems in place to ensure that your instructions are carefully carried out. We pride ourselves in offering not only the best service but also the most comprehensive marketing.