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the UK marketplace for company sales

Statistics

These statistics show the number of unique requests for the contact details of the person responsible for a listing. As listings stay live on the website for 12 months, the averages shown for the most recent year are not final and may increase further, until all the listings for that year expire, 12 months after the end of that year.

Average number of enquiries

2018 2019
For sale listings (regular) 8.8 9.2
For sale listings (premium) 12.3 15.9
For sale listings (distressed) 8.9 9.8
Business wanted listings 13.9 11.3

Average number of enquiries – by turnover bands
(Regular, premium & distressed for sale listings)

2018 2019
Under £0.5m 5.2 6.6
£0.5m to £1m 5.9 6.9
£1m to £2m 7.7 9.9
£2m to £5m 11.0 12.9
£5m to £10m 12.6 16.2
Over £10m 14.8 17.0

Average number of enquiries – by sector
(Regular, premium & distressed for sale listings)

2018 2019
Advertising & media 8.8 10.2
Agriculture, forestry & fishing 8.6 9.3
Automotive 7.5 11.2
Aviation Note (a) 17.3
Business services 8.8 12.2
Construction 7.9 10.0
Creative industries 8.1 9.1
Distribution, freight & logistics 12.1 11.9
Education 8.0 9.2
Electricity, gas & water supply 9.6 13.9
Engineering 9.6 13.0
Food & drink 12.3 12.1
Health & care 11.1 10.0
Hotels & restaurants 7.9 9.5
Leisure 10.2 9.8
Manufacturing 10.1 12.4
Medical 10.6 14.2
Mining & quarrying 12.7 15.9
Miscellaneous 8.5 11.2
Motor dealerships 7.7 7.6
Printing & publishing 7.7 8.8
Professional & financial 9.8 10.1
Real estate activities 7.8 9.3
Recruitment 10.7 15.0
Retail & wholesale 9.8 9.8
Service industries 8.1 12.2
Technology 11.7 13.4
Tourism 8.3 11.4

Note (a): Too few listings to give a meaningful average.