We are New Zealand's longest established business brokerage, selling businesses since 1972. Traditionally over the many years Clyth MacLeod was renowned for selling mainly retail food businesses. We remain steadfastly committed to this sector and are very proud of our results. In 2019 we acquired another business brokerage known as Company Sales & Acquisitions this has allowed us to add focus to larger transactions. This division focuses on businesses in the $1 million to $20 million price bracket.

There are three divisions within our company. General Business Sales selling businesses of all types generally under $1 million in value. Company Sales & Acquisitions, businesses $1 million to $20 million. And Food & Beverage businesses the roots of our company heritage. This encompasses retail, accommodation and food manufacturing. We are proud sponsors of the Outstanding Producer award for the Restaurant Association Lewisham Awards.

With a proven track record of service to buyers and sellers of businesses having SOLD over 9,000 businesses, let us help you.



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Selling a Business

Retiring? New opportunity? Ill-health? If you are looking to sell a business, you will want the best possible price in the shortest time and with the fewest problems. Trust our business sales team to achieve your goals. We have over 50 years’ experience successfully selling businesses and providing valuable service through a professional team.

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Buying a Business

Owning your own business provides you with the best opportunity for independence, security, income growth and equity build-up. We will listen to you, advise you professionally, and suggest suitable businesses for you that match your criteria.

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Over 50 years selling businesses and over 9,000 successful business sale transactions.


Our team are specialists and know their industry sectors and share their knowledge.


Our reputation and our continued belief is 'do unto others as you would have them do unto you'