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About Us

We are business matchmakers for UK based merger and acquisition transactions. With a focus towards SME deals in the £1m to £50m range, we provide a professional and confidential service to qualifying business owners, trade buyers and investors.
We work with an international business audience who are seeking UK based business acquisitions. Mergers.co.uk only lists trading businesses based in the United Kingdom.
Search our online database of business listings to find a deal opportunity, send us your confidential enquiry and we will be reply. Furthermore you can add your own listing if you are seeking a business acquisition, thinking of selling or joining forces with a larger business or just considering your options or looking for some future direction or inspiration.
Register your acquisition requirement or search online to find a suitable trade buyer or investor. ‘Nothing ventured, nothing gained’ whether you are just considering your options or formally seeking an acquisition, trade sale or merger, we can help.
Verified trade buyer or investor with funds, actively seeking to acquire a bolt-on, target or complementary business.
Formally on the market, a sale mandated business seeking a full or partial exit for the shareholders. Mergers and structured deals generally considered with a complementary trade acquirer.
Opportunity to register early interest in a business not yet formally ‘on the market’ but where the shareholders are actively considering future options. Possibilities for full trade sale, partial sale or merger. Find deals before they come to market.
- Early Stage / Emerging
Businesses offering fast and scalable growth

- Growth / Expansion
Business performing well with consistent & projected growth

- Mature Business
Established business with stable income.

- In Decline / Turn-around
Business unable to deliver growth, sustainable profits or in distress
There are no fees payable to register or to search or enquire about any of the listed deal opportunities. Fees may be payable by clients formally engaged who require additional services or formal introduction services.
As part of your registration process you have the options to request regular updates to new opportunities. You can access your account at any stage and edit your requirements.
Any approved business owner, trade buyer, investor or M&A advisers / broker can post qualifying opportunities free of charge. Fees may be payable by clients formally engaged who require formal introductions or additional services.
To get approved, please email nextstep@mergers.co.uk or ‘Add Listing’ at the top of this page and we will contact you. Fees may be payable by clients formally engaged who require formal introductions or additional services.
You can add a listing by clicking on 'Add Listing' at the top of the page or clicking 'Submit Listing' in your user dashboard. Please note you must be logged in to submit a listing. All listings once submitted, will remain pending until they are reviewed. This can take up to 48 hours. It is at our discretion to accept or refuse a listing.
If required, we offer a range of additional professional services to support the business owners, including exit preparation, confidential buyer research & marketing, deal-making & negotiation and transaction support services. Please email nextstep@mergers.co.uk for further information.
Accountants, Solicitors, Wealth Advisers and other professionals are actively encouraged to work with Mergers.co.uk to support their clients while building their deal flow by listing sale & acquisition opportunities in conjunction with their clients and their objectives.
All communication and services provide by Mergers.co.uk is in commercial confidence