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 for all parties - we provide accurate valuations to mitigate the back and forth during negotiations, we ready the legal documentation in advance and secure the references required to ensure a prompt sale.

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

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.

Chalise Foxx, Head of New Business

69 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!
Chalise Foxx, Head of New Business.
Chalise has a lot of experience with business transfer, managing accounts and valuing businesses. She now heads up the New Business department. She is also the office social Media Guru. Chalise has previously set up her own catering business and now enjoys spending family time with her young daughter.
Conall Freeman, Marketing.
Conall recently graduated from Leicester university after studying International Relations & History. Conall has vast experience across all forms of marketing & has a thorough approach to targeted campaigns. In his spare time, Conall often competes in Rowing competitions.


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!
Jacqueline Baigent Head of Sales & Training.
With over 35 years running several businesses of her own, and 20 + years having owned the East Sussex Branch of Adams & Co, offering intensive Training & ongoing support to new Franchisees. Specialising in business sales, expert guidance in New business start-ups and identifying growth opportunities and developing your new business helping you to become successful in your new venture. Jacqui has vast knowledge and experience within the industry, with her passion and enthusiasm clear to see.  Attending many training courses over the years she offers expert advice in all aspects of Business Transfer, including legal advice. In her spare time she enjoys furniture restoration, horse-riding and living life to the full!
Alex Purnell – Hotel & Wedding Venue Specialist.
Alex is responsible for 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.