The first six months of 2017 have seen HMT continue to be busy both advising numerous entrepreneurial businesses on deals as well as growing our corporate finance practice.
HMT led by Partner Paul Read and Executive Matthew Jones undertook financial due diligence for Chiltern Capital (“Chiltern”) on their investment in Gradwell Communications (“Gradwell”) to support the buy-in management buy-out.
HMT LLP led by Partner Andrew Thomson and Manager Tom Bradbury undertook financial due diligence for NVM Private Equity (“NVM”) on their investment in online educational content provider Knowledgemotion Ltd (trading as “boclips”).
HMT established its Debt Advisory business in September 2015. Led by Partner Chris Gow and Associate Director Adrian Howells, the twelve months to July 2017 were an excellent year for the franchise with 9 deals completed and c£60m debt arranged. In addition, another 2 deals are close to completing, so we anticipate a busy summer.
HMT, led by Partner Chris Gow and Associate Director Adrian Howells, assisted international communications and marketing group Porta Communications Plc secure a £3.3 million Revolving Credit Facility from Clydesdale Bank PLC.
HMT led by Partner Andrew Thomson and Senior Manager David Copp advised indoor trampoline arena operator GoJumpin Ltd on its recent development capital funding to support its continued expansion.
HMT led by Partner Paul Read advised connectivity service provider TFM Networks on their acquisition of Tru Solutions Ltd supported by Santander Corporate and Commercial.
In 2017 HMT celebrates its 25th anniversary which makes it the longest established independent advisory practice in the Thames Valley leading deals and advising ambitious entrepreneurs.
HMT led by Partners Andrew Thomson and Chris Gow have completed a combined buyside advisory engagement comprising Financial Due Diligence and Debt Advisory for Bestport Capital (Bestport) on the MBO of underfloor heating specialist, Nu–Heat.
We are delighted to announce that we have recently promoted two of our team members: Adrian Howells has recently been promoted to Associate Director and Tom Bradbury to Manager.