Hill & Smith PLC - Why sell to us
What we acquire

Why sell to us

Why sell your business to Hill & Smith?

We aim to be the partner of choice for entrepreneurs who want a good home for their business where it can realise its full potential.

What we offer

Joining Hill & Smith will create opportunities to develop your business and enhance growth. Here are some examples of how we achieve this.

  • Management support and leadership, through a dedicated Group President aligned to your market
  • Provide capital to accelerate growth (e.g expanding capacity, optimising operational efficiency, developing new innovative ideas )
  • Access to new geographical markets leveraging our Group’s global footprint
  • Develop new products through collaboration with other Group companies
  • Enhancing capabilities and growth opportunities by acquiring complementary businesses
  • Risk reduction through central support for tax, insurance and legal matters, allowing you to focus on growing your business

Our operating model

We look to acquire good businesses and build upon their strengths.

In our operating model, your business will retain a high degree of autonomy, as well as maintain its brand and identity in the marketplace. Some of our existing operating companies do make reference to being part of Hill & Smith when that provides them with a competitive advantage.

Our head office is a small central team to ensure that the resources of our Group are focused within our operating companies.

Being part of a publicly listed Group will result in additional reporting requirements due to our regulatory obligations, however we aim to keep the impact of such changes on the businesses that we acquire to a minimum. Additionally we have a strong focus on the health, safety and wellbeing of our employees and high ethical standards.

We are an experienced acquirer

Selling a business can be a demanding and stressful process. As an experienced acquirer, we have a well-developed acquisition process with dedicated professionals who make the process as efficient and streamlined as possible.

We share value with you

Giving entrepreneurs an opportunity to share in the value created after a deal completes is a part of our acquisition approach. This means that there will be an opportunity for the value you receive for your business to be increased by additional payments after the deal has completed. These payments are typically linked to the performance and profitable growth of the business following acquisition.


If you would like to explore selling your business or find out more about what we can offer please contact Joel Whitehouse