Selling businesses since 1950

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Oliver Funnell, Managing Director

Reliable Business Transfer Agents

Adams & Co. are known for honest dealing: fair contracts, no rip-off fees, straightforward communication.We value your business and we keep our promises.
We provide sellers with extensive marketing and promotion through our state of the art digital platform, matching thousands of buyers with sellers. Our support continues all the way to completion.
We make the buying process simple by preparing documentation in advance and valuing businesses properly at a fair market value, based on the same calculations that will be relied on by lenders.

Trustworthy valuations

Our valuers use industry-standard practices to determine a fair and realistic value

Committed to your success

Our own business depends on getting the sale completed, so we are always motivated


Effective marketing

Our state-of-the art marketing gets businesses seen by the people most likely to buy

Good communication

We keep sellers and buyers well informed of progress, and help to overcome roadblocks


Recently added Businesses

  • Hotel / Wedding Venue in the North West. (Between 15 and 25 bedrooms).

    Hotel / Wedding Venue in the North West. (Between 15 and 25 bedrooms). Significant room for expansion on the wedding front. Highly confidential sale, Financials provided to suitable applicants, post signing a Non Disclosure Agreement. This is a confidential sale. Please make an enquiry for mor...
  • Established Language School, Mid-Cornwall

    Adams and Co proudly present to the market this opportunity to acquire an established language school based in the South West. With accreditation from a leading oversight panel, a broad range of English language programmes are offered throughout Devon and Cornwall.
  • Freehold Guesthouse & Wedding Venue Cheadle, Stoke on Trent

    Adams and Co are proud to present to the market a great opportunity to acquire an eighteenth-century church rectory running as a thriving guesthouse and established venue for functions and weddings. Perfectly placed amongst many popular local attractions. Viewings are encouraged as this opportunity...
  • Removals Company, based in Maidstone, Kent.

    Adams & Co are proud to bring to market this well established Removals Company, based in Maidstone, Kent. The business has been established for 12 years and prides itself on providing a friendly, reliable and professional moving service - accumulating superb online reviews.
  • LOVELY WELL EST UNISEX SALON & 2 BED HOME – Near Hastings, East Sussex

    East Sussex
    Long established & very tastefully decorated spacious unisex salon in prime trading position in a busy residential area. Large 2 bedroom home above with seperate access (could rent for £800pm). Current T/O c.£2,000pw with good profit. Run by owner and Part time staff. Rent only £16,500pa inc ...
  • Wedding Venue – Somerset (Between 20 and 40 Bedrooms).

    Wedding Venue - Somerset (Between 20 and 40 Bedrooms). In excess of 200 weddings booked for the next 12 months. Turnover and Net Profit figures available upon signing a Non Disclosure Agreement. This is a confidential sale. Please make an enquiry for more information.
  • Hotel / Wedding Venue in Mid-Sussex. (Between 20 and 40 bedrooms).

    West Sussex
    Hotel / Wedding Venue in Mid-Sussex. (Between 20 and 40 bedrooms). Continued growth, with significant amount of weddings / events booked for the upcoming 12 months. Turnover and Net Profit figures available upon signing a Non Disclosure Agreement. This is a confidential sale. Please make an e...
  • Bagel and Coffee Shop in Arundel

    West Sussex
    Fantastic opportunity to acquire a busy deli bagel and coffee shop in this very popular historic castle town.
  • Long-established catering business, Cambridge

    Adams&Co are delighted to bring to market Uppercrusts Catering Ltd to the market - after being established and ran successfully for 36 years, the vendors are now looking to sell for a well earned retirement. Business lunches/catering are freshly prepared each day at Waterbeach and delivered...
  • Beauty & Laser Clinic

    Greater London
    Exceptional ultra-modern beauty clinic Luxurious interior design and fit-out Excellent location next to gym in new housing village 5-star reviews Turnover circa £200,000 Excellent opportunity to acquire an ultra-modern beauty clinic in a fantastic location in South East London. This cl...

    West Yorkshire
    After over 20 years in the industry the owners have decided to dispose of this very lucrative operation. Guaranteed income, from forward contracts, comfortably in excess of £100k per annum. The forward order book is increasing steadily as the business has a renewal rate in excess of 90%. Loyal clie...
  • Italian-style daytime Cafe Deli close to Ocean Village Southampton

    This popular authentic Italian café/delicatessen was opened in 2018 by the owner of one of Southampton's most popular Italian restaurants that regularly features in the Top 10 on Trip Advisor. Surrounded by large corporate offices it is a popular lunch time destination. Managed by the vendor's wife...

Full-service business sales brokers

Selling your business for the best price, in a good time, means using all the tools available.

Besides the traditional methods we use social media to find buyers for smaller businesses, and we use our own lists of people who have asked to hear about new opportunities.

Once you have given us your instruction we will be actively working and marketing it with all the benefits of our contacts and experience.

When you have a buyer we will assist both sides to shepherd the transfer through to a happy conclusion without the unnecessary delays which sometimes arise.

Mi Churchill, Instructions & Projects Coordinator

68 years of successful Business Sales

We've been selling businesses since 1951. We know what it takes. If you want to sell a business, our local agent begins by valuing your business - based on the principles that will be used by your buyer's bank.
We market your business to find the right buyer, and shepherd the transaction through to a successfully completed sale.

Meet the team

Oliver Funnell, Managing Director.
Oliver is the Manager of Adams & Co and has vast experience in data analytics, accounting, corporate sales and people management. In his spare time, he plays competitive football and (not so competitive) golf!
Mi Churchill, Instructions & Projects Coordinator.
Mi is responsible for the coordination of new business enquiries, managing the valuation route and ensuring a smooth transition to the Account Manager. Mi’s innovative approach means she is also tasked with any ongoing projects. Mi is training to be a professional fire breather!
Vernon Martins, Commercial Valuations.
Vernon is vastly experienced in valuing businesses, he is happiest when he is driving his Subaru to meet with business owners, always with a Costa coffee in hand!
Conall Freeman, Account Manager.
Conall recently graduated from Leicester university after studying International Relations & History. Conall is completely dedicated to each account he manages, providing superb service to vendors and applicants alike . In his spare time, Conall often competes in Rowing competitions.


Chalise Foxx, Account Manager.
Chalise is an experienced account manager and the office Social Media Guru. Chalise has previously set up her own catering business and now enjoys keeping fit and family time with her young daughter.
Alice Brock, Account Manager.
Alice is a pro-active, forward thinking Account Manager. With previous experience in B2B and B2C Sales, Alice tenaciously manages businesses to secure successful sales of businesses for our clients. Completely horse mad!
Alex Purnell – New Business Consultant.
Alex is responsible for the new business enquiries and the onboarding of suitable businesses. Alex is a keen sportsman, and spent a year in Australia playing Rugby at a high level.
Mike Garside, Marketing Coordinator. Mike has long experience as a marketing consultant covering many sectors of industry and commerce. He fondly remembers the days of Pens, Letraset and Rubber Solution glue.