The Business Magazine has just shortlisted the finalists for the Thames Valley Deals Awards 2017. Amongst over 680 nominations across the whole Thames Valley, from West Oxfordshire to London, only a few could make it to the finale.
HMT LLP led by Partner Paul Read undertook financial due diligence for Downing LLP on their investment in leading retailer of pre-owned luxury goods Xupes Limited.
HMT established its Debt Advisory business in September 2015. 2016 has been an excellent first full calendar year for the franchise with 6 deals completed and c£50m debt arranged. In addition, another 2 deals are approved by Credit and due for completion shortly, so 2017 should get off to a positive start.
HMT LLP advised on the management buy-out of Clamason Industries Limited supported by Connection Capital and Santander.
HMT LLP led by Partner Andrew Thomson undertook financial due diligence for Beringea LLP and Hargreave Hale on their £5 million growth capital investment in personalisation site for children’s products My 1st Years.
In 2017, HMT will be celebrating its 25th anniversary providing corporate finance services for ambitious entrepreneurial businesses in the Thames Valley. On the back of a fantastic 2016, Andrew Thomson, founding partner of the longest established independent advisory practice in the region, has good reason to be highly optimistic.
Funding to Support Acquisition of Whittlebury Hall & Spa - HMT LLP advised family-owned golf resort operator Whittlebury Park on its acquisition of Whittlebury Hall & Spa for an undisclosed sum.
Jump In secures funding from Santander - HMT LLP led by Senior Manager Adrian Howells advised indoor trampoline arena operator GoJumpin Ltd on their fundraising supported by Santander Growth Capital.
Investment in Newsflare by Edge Investments - HMT LLP led by Partner Paul Read undertook due diligence for Edge Investments on their £2.4million investment in online video news community Newsflare.
Connection Capital invests £4.6m of growth capital in IconX - HMT LLP led by Directors Peter Wear and Holly Bedford-Bell, and Partner Andrew Thomson, advised the shareholders of IconX Ltd, an innovative British manufacturer of semi-automated key cutting machines, on their fundraising supported by Connection Capital LLP.