Whistl acquires e-fulfilment business Prism DM

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2017-08-10T11:26:30+00:00

Whistl acquires e-fulfilment business PrismDM HMT, led by Partners Ian Barton and Paul Read, and Senior Managers Julia Carruthers and Ravi Majithia provided buy side advisory and due diligence services to Whistl UK Ltd (“Whistl”) on their acquisition of e-fulfilment company, Prism DM. Headquartered in Marlow, Whistl are the leading [...]

Acquisition of Tru Solutions by TFM Networks

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2017-06-08T10:14:16+00:00

TFM Networks acquires Tru Solutions HMT led by Partner Paul Read advised connectivity service provider TFM Networks (‘TFM’) on their acquisition of Tru Solutions Ltd (‘Tru Solutions’) supported by Santander Corporate and Commercial (‘Santander’). Founded in 1995, TFM is a provider of voice, data and IT network connectivity services to [...]

Acquisition of Vee Bee Filtration by Signum Technology

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2017-08-11T15:07:06+00:00

Signum Technology acquires Vee Bee Filtration HMT LLP led by Partners Andrew Thomson and Paul Read undertook financial due diligence for private equity backed Signum Technology Group (“Signum”) on their acquisition of filtration equipment manufacturer Vee Bee Filtration Ltd (“Vee Bee”). Signum is a market leading group of specialised engineering [...]

Funding to Support Acquisition of Whittlebury Hall & Spa

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2017-08-11T12:44:26+00:00

Funding to Support Acquisition of Whittlebury Hall & Spa HMT's 5 Deals of Christmas - a hotel and golf resort HMT LLP advised family-owned golf resort operator Whittlebury Park on its acquisition of Whittlebury Hall & Spa for an undisclosed sum. Located in the countryside of South Northamptonshire adjacent to [...]

Acquisition of PDF by The EPI Group

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2017-06-06T10:54:32+00:00

The EPI Group acquires PDF HMT's 5 Deals of Christmas - 5 oil engineers working... HMT LLP led by Partners Ian Barton and Paul Read, Director Holly Bedford-Bell and Senior Managers Julia Carruthers and Adrian Howells advised the management team of The EPI Group (“EPI”) on their acquisition of leading UK-based [...]

Acquisition of Take 2 by Procam

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2017-06-06T10:54:33+00:00

Acquisition of Take 2 by Procam HMT LLP led by partner Paul Read and Assistant Manager Viqas Chohan undertook due diligence for private equity backed television equipment specialist  Procam Television (“Procam”) on their acquisition of leading supplier of camera equipment Take 2 Films (“Take 2”). Procam, headquartered in London with additional [...]

Acquisition of Calvert Solicitors by Pitmans LLP

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2017-06-06T10:54:33+00:00

Acquisition of Calvert Solicitors by Pitmans LLP HMT, led by Partner Andrew Thomson undertook financial due diligence for Pitmans LLP (“Pitmans”) on their acquisition of London-based law firm Calvert Solicitors LLP (Calvert). Pitmans is a leading commercial law firm providing specialist and pragmatic legal advice and services from their teams [...]

Acquisition of Aston Mead by Leaders Ltd

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2017-06-06T10:54:34+00:00

Acquisition of Aston Mead by Leaders Ltd HMT LLP led by Partner Andrew Thomson undertook financial due diligence for independent residential property group Leaders Limited (“Leaders”) on their acquisition of Home Counties estate agents Aston Mead Ltd (“Aston Mead”). Since starting as a single branch in Brighton over 30 years [...]

Acquisition by Procam of HotCam New York

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2017-06-06T10:54:34+00:00

Acquisition by Procam of HotCam New York HMT LLP led by partner Paul Read undertook due diligence for private equity backed television equipment specialist  Procam Television (“Procam”) on their acquisition of US-based camera rental company HotCam New-York (“HotCam”). Procam, headquartered in London with additional facilities in Manchester, Scotland and Leicester, and [...]

Acquisition of True Lens Services by Procam TV

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2017-06-06T10:54:34+00:00

Acquisition of True Lens Services by Procam TV HMT LLP led by director Paul Read undertook due diligence for private equity backed television equipment specialist  Procam TV (“Procam”) on their acquisition of British broadcast and cinematic lens innovator True Lens Services Ltd (“TLS”). Procam, headquartered in London with additional facilities in [...]

Acquisition by Redeem Holdings Limited of Mobilpoint and Insitu

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2016-03-02T10:48:06+00:00

Acquisition by Redeem Holdings Limited of Mobilepoint and Insitu HMT, led by partner Andrew Thomson and associate director Peter Wear, advised Redeem Holdings Limited (“Redeem”), the leading international provider of mobile phone and electronic gadget recycling and recommerce services, on the acquisition of Eco Mobile Green Center S.L (“Mobilepoint”) and [...]

Acquisition by Redeem Holdings Limited of Envirofone

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2017-06-06T10:54:35+00:00

Acquisition by Redeem Holdings Limited of Envirofone HMT, led by partner Andrew Thomson and associate director Peter Wear, advised Redeem Holdings Limited (“Redeem”), the leading international provider of mobile phone and electronic gadget recycling and recommerce services, on the acquisition of Eazyfone Limited (“Envirofone”), one of the longest standing mobile [...]

Acquisition of DART Training

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2014-02-21T11:02:27+00:00

Acquisition of DART Training by Reaseheath College HMT, led by associate director Peter Wear, advised Reaseheath College, one of the UK’s leading specialist land-based colleges, on the acquisition of specialist private training provider DART Training. Based in Cheshire, Reaseheath College accommodates approximately 7,500 students from over 110 local authorities and [...]

Acquisition of Millbrook Proving Ground

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2017-06-06T10:54:35+00:00

Acquisition by Rutland Partners LLP of Millbrook Proving Ground Limited HMT, led by partner Andrew Thomson and executive Julia Carruthers, advised specialist turnaround and restructuring investor Rutland Partners LLP (“Rutland”) on the acquisition of Millbrook Proving Ground Limited (“Millbrook”), one of Europe’s leading test and engineering solution providers, from US [...]

Acquisition by Procam of Hammerhead TV

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2017-06-06T10:54:36+00:00

Acquisition by Procam of Hammerhead TV HMT, led by partner Andrew Thomson and director Paul Read, undertook financial due diligence for Procam Television Limited (“Procam”), the UK's largest broadcast hire company, and Foresight Group, on the acquisition of the trade and assets  of Hammerhead Television Facilities Limited (“Hammerhead TV”), a [...]

Acquisition of Oki-Ni Limited

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2017-06-06T10:54:36+00:00

Acquisition by MenInvest SAS of Oki-Ni Limited HMT, led by partner Andrew Thomson, director Paul Read and associate director Holly Bedford, advised MenInvest SAS (“MenInvest”), a French menswear-focused media, e-commerce and publishing group, on the acquisition of Okini Limited (“Oki-Ni”), a UK online retailer of premium designer menswear. Founded in [...]

Acquisition by Veritek Global Limited of A&O Imaging Services (UK) Limited

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2017-06-06T10:54:37+00:00

Acquisition by Veritek Global Limited of A&O Imaging Services (UK) Limited HMT, led by partner Andrew Thomson, advised Veritek Global Limited (“Veritek”) and Clydesdale Bank plc on the recent acquisition of A&O Imaging Services (UK) Limited (“A&O”), an independent organisation which maintains and services photo-processing equipment. Veritek was founded in [...]

Acquisition of the Landscaping and Arboricultural Divisions of UPM Tillhill Limited

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2016-02-29T10:15:00+00:00

Ground Control Acquisition of Landscaping and Arboricultural Divisions of UPM Tillhill Limited HMT, led by partner Andrew Thomson, advised Ground Control Limited, an award-winning commercial landscaping business based in Essex, on its recent acquisition of the Landscaping and Arboriculture divisions of UPM Tilhill Limited. The Landscaping and Arboricultural divisions of [...]

Acquisition of Reading Football Club

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2017-06-06T10:54:37+00:00

Acquisition by Thames Sports Investment of Reading Football Club HMT, led by partner Andrew Thomson and associate director Holly Bedford, were delighted to advise Thames Sports Investment (“TSI”) on the acquisition of The Reading Football Club Limited (“RFC”). TSI is an investment vehicle owned by Anton Zingarevich, who obtained 51% [...]

Acquisition by Six Degrees Group of Datahop Limited

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2016-03-02T10:51:56+00:00

Acquisition by Six Degrees Group of Datahop Limited HMT were delighted to advise Six Degrees, the managed data services provider, on its acquisition of Datahop Limited (“Datahop”). The deal was funded by Penta Capital and Clydesdale Bank. Datahop is Six Degrees’ eight acquisition since it was formed in 2011 as [...]

Acquisition by Six Degrees Group of Ultraspeed Limited

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2016-03-02T10:52:12+00:00

Acquisition by Six Degrees Group of Ultraspeed Limited HMT were delighted to advise Six Degrees, the managed data services provider, on its acquisition of Ultraspeed Limited (“Ultraspeed”). The deal was funded by Penta Capital and Clydesdale Bank. Six Degrees is a new technology group led by Alastair Mills with the [...]

Acquisition of Capri Foods Limited

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2017-06-06T10:54:37+00:00

Acquisition of Capri Foods Limited HMT, led by partner Andrew Thomson and associate director Holly Bedford, advised a buy-in team on the acquisition of Capri Foods Limited (“Capri”). Capri is a family owned and run business specialising in the supply of high quality Frozen Pizzas and Crusts to a wide [...]

Acquisition by Six Degrees Group of Blue Square Telecom Limited

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2016-03-02T10:52:28+00:00

Acquisition by Six Degrees Group of Blue Square Telecom Limited HMT were delighted to advise Six Degrees, the new communications business, on its acquisition of Blue Square Telecom Limited (“BST”). The deal was funded by Penta Capital and Clydesdale Bank. Six Degrees is a new technology group led by Alastair [...]

Acquisition by Six Degrees Group of Key Account Management Limited

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2017-06-06T10:54:37+00:00

Acquisition by Six Degrees Group of Key Account Management Limited HMT were delighted to assist the new managed data services business, Six Degrees Group, on the acquisition of Key Account Management Limited (“KAM”). KAM is its fourth acquisition as Six Degrees seeks to consolidate a fragmented market. KAM was established [...]

Acquisition by Redeem Holdings of EMC

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2017-06-06T10:54:37+00:00

Redeem Holdings Acquisition of EMC HMT, led by partner Andrew Thomson and executive Matthew Gordon-Smith, advised Redeem Holdings Limited, a leader in the recovery and recycling of used mobile phones, print cartridges and other electronic devices, on the acquisition of specialist business to business recycler Environmental Mobile Control Limited (emc). [...]

Penta backs £60m managed data buy and build

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2017-06-06T10:54:37+00:00

Penta backs £60M managed data buy and build HMT were delighted to advise the former management team of SpiriTel plc, led by Alastair Mills and Ronnie Smith, on the formation of a new communications Group, the Six Degrees Group, focussed on managed data services. This new Group has just completed [...]

Acquisition by Leaders of JSM Property Management

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2017-06-06T10:54:37+00:00

Acqusition by Leaders of JSM Property Management HMT, led by partner Andrew Thomson, undertook due diligence for Leaders, a regional independent business specialising in the letting and management of residential properties, on their acquisition of JSM Property Management Limited (“JSM”). Paul Weller, Managing Director, has overseen Leaders’ successful strategy of [...]

Acquisition by AFL Telecommunications LLC of TCC Group

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2016-03-02T11:04:41+00:00

Acquisition by AFL Telecommunications LLC of TCC Group HMT advised AFL Telecommunications LLC on its acquisition of TCC Group, a leading telecommunications network implementation and integration provider based in Bracknell. AFL manufactures fibre optic cables and components and provides design, project management and installation services from the USA, UK and [...]

Gooch & Housego Plc acquisition of Crystal Technology

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2016-02-26T12:44:47+00:00

Gooch & Housego Plc acquisition of Crystal Technology, LLC HMT provided both corporate finance and due diligence services to Gooch & Housego PLC on its acquisition of Crystal Technology LLC, a Californian based manufacturer of acousto-optic, electro-optic and fibre optic components and systems, and oxide single crystal materials for optical [...]

Hallmark Hotels acquisition of Croydon’s Aerodrome Hotel

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2017-06-06T10:54:37+00:00

Hallmark Hotels Acquisition of Croydon's Aerodrome Hotel HMT, led by partner Andrew Thomson, introduced the Hallmark Hotels Group (“Hallmark”), backed by Palatine Private Equity (“Palatine”), to the opportunity to acquire the Aerodrome Hotel based in Croydon, for an undisclosed sum. HMT both sourced the opportunity and advised Hallmark throughout the [...]

Gooch & Housego Plc acquisition of EM4, Inc

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2016-02-26T16:26:10+00:00

Gooch & Housego Plc acquisition of EM4, Inc HMT provided both corporate finance and due diligence services to Gooch & Housego PLC (“G&H”) on their proposed acquisition of EM4, Inc, a US manufacturer of fibre optics. The transaction will be funded by a placing of shares to raise approximately £10.6 [...]

Spiritel plc acquisition of Housing Communications Limited

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2017-06-06T10:54:37+00:00

Spiritel plc acquisition of Housing Communications Limited HMT were delighted to advise SpiriTel, a leading business communications service provider group, on the acquisition of Housing Communications Limited. Based in Shrewsbury, Shropshire, HCL is a well established provider of mobile voice and data services with a focus on the specialist UK [...]

Acquisition of Cobent Limited by Access Intelligence plc

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2017-06-06T10:54:37+00:00

Acquisition of Cobent Limited by Access Intelligence plc HMT, led by partner Andrew Thomson, advised Access Intelligence plc on the acquisition of Cobent Limited, a software business that provides learning management software primarily to regulated sectors, for £5 million. Cobent was founded by Howard Sears in 2003 and is based [...]

Spiritel plc acquisition of Mobotel Management Limited

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2017-06-06T10:54:37+00:00

SpiriTel plc acquisition of Mobotel Management Limited HMT were delighted to advise SpiriTel, a leading business communications service provider group, on the acquisition of Mobotel Management Limited. Based in Fulham, Mobotel is a specialist reseller of mobile and data services with over 90% of connections including BlackBerry services. Mobotel has a [...]

SpiriTel plc Acquisition of Boucon Network Solutions Limited

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2017-06-06T10:54:37+00:00

SpiriTel plc Acquisition of Boucon Network Solutions Limited HMT were delighted to advise SpiriTel, a leading business communications service provider group, on the acquisition of Boucon Network Solutions Limited. Based in Swansea, Boucon is a leading provider of Internet Protocol (IP) based telephony solutions, and like SpiriTel, has the highest [...]

Four Times Enterprises investment in Kings Court Trust Corporation

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2016-03-03T12:15:00+00:00

Four Times Enterprises investment in Kings Court Trust Corporation HMT were delighted to advise Four Times Enterprises Ltd (“Four Times”) on its majority investment in Kings Court Trust Corporation. Kings Court is a leading provider of probate services to the UK legal services market. The company offers a unique, fully [...]

Plus Semi completes acquisition of X-FAB UK

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2017-06-06T10:54:37+00:00

Plus Semi completes acquisition of X-FAB UK HMT advised Swindon-based Plus Semi on the acquisition of Plymouth based X-FAB UK from its German parent company. Following completion of the acquisition, the two semiconductor manufacturing sites have been integrated into Plymouth and the business will operate as Plessey Semiconductors Limited. Plessey [...]

Maven Capital Partners £5.5 million Public-to-Private acquisition of Litcomp plc

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2016-03-03T12:14:32+00:00

Maven Capital Partners £5.5 million Public-to-Private acquisition of LitComp plc HMT, led by partner Andrew Thomson, advised Maven Capital Partners and Newco on completing the public to private purchase of LitComp Plc. Business Angel, Nigel Wray, provided additional equity funding. LitComp was founded in 1998 by Messrs Jason and Russell [...]

Spiritel plc acquisition of ADK Communications Limited

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2017-06-06T10:54:37+00:00

Spiritel plc acquisition of ADK Communications Limited HMT, were delighted to advise SpiriTel, a leading business communications service provider group, on the acquisition of ADK Communications Ltd. ADK has been established for a number of years and sells voice and data services (inbound and outbound voice, broadband, wholesale line rental [...]

Spiritel plc acquisition of Edge Solutions Limited

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2016-03-02T10:57:29+00:00

Spiritel plc acquisition of Edge Solutions Limited for an initial consideration of £3.6 million HMT were delighted to advise SpiriTel plc, a leading integrated business communications service provider, on its acquisition of Edge Solutions Limited. Edge is a London based leading provider of network services to almost 200 corporate customers [...]

Acquisition of Friends Reunited Group by brightsolid Limited

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2016-03-02T11:16:36+00:00

Acquisition of Friends Reunited Group by brightsolidLimited HMT provided fully integrated corporate finance, transaction support and tax advisory services to brightsolid Limited on its £25m acquisition of Friends Reunited Group from ITV plc. brightsolid is a fast growing online innovation business owned by DC Thomson, one of the largest privately owned [...]

Acquisition of Ether-Ray Limited by Access Intelligence plc

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2017-06-06T10:54:38+00:00

Acquisition of Ether-Ray Limited by Access Intelligence plc HMT, led by partner Andrew Thomson, advised Access Intelligence plc (“Access”) on the acquisition of Ether-ray Limited (“Ether-Ray”), a software business that specialises in the public sector market, for £2.4 million in cash. Convertible loan notes were issued to Unicorn VCT Plc [...]

Access Intelligence plc acquisition of Solcara Limited

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2017-06-06T10:54:38+00:00

Access Intelligence plc acquisition of Solcara Limited HMT, led by Andrew Thomson, were delighted to act for Access Intelligence plc (“Access”) on their acquisition of Solcara Limited (“Solcara”) a network services reseller. Solcara is a market leading search and information management company that has developed core technologies enabling the development [...]

Acquisition by Premier Research Arizona LLC of Pivotal Research Centers Inc

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2017-06-06T10:54:38+00:00

Acquisition by Premier Research Arizona LLC of Pivotal Research Centers Inc HMT advised Premier Research Group (“PRG”), an international pharmaceutical services group, on the acquisition of Pivotal Research Centers Inc (“Pivotal”), funded by ECI Partners. The acquisition continues PRG’s buy and build growth strategy to build a leading international contract [...]

Spiritel Plc acquisition of ED Communications Limited

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2017-06-06T10:54:38+00:00

Spiritel Plc acquisition of ED Communications Limited HMT were delighted to act as reporting accountants on Spiritel's acquisition of ED Communications Limited ("EDC"), a network services reseller. EDC has been established for a number of years and sells voice and data services (inbound and outbound voice, broadband, wholesale line rental [...]

Acquisition of David Fangen Holdings Limited

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2017-06-06T10:54:38+00:00

Acquisition of David Fangen Holdings Limited and it’s subsidiaries by Stackhouse Poland Limited HMT acted for Stackhouse Poland Limited in respect of Stackhouse’s recent acquisition of David Fangen Holdings Limited, a transaction funded by Bank of Scotland. Stackhouse is a leading independent specialist insurance broker to private, charity and corporate [...]

Acquisition of Mango Event Management Limited

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2017-06-06T10:54:38+00:00

Acquisition of Mango Event Management Limited Sportsworld Group, the leading international event services company, has acquired the full share capital of Mango Event Management Limited ("Mango") for an undisclosed sum. The agreement will significantly enhance Sportsworld’s range of creative event experiences and enable it to establish an even stronger share [...]

Acquisition of WN1 Communications Limited

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2017-06-06T10:54:38+00:00

Acquisition of WN1 Communications Limited HMT were delighted acted as reporting accountants on Spiritel’s acquisition of WN1 Communications Limited ("WN1"). WN1 is an accredited reseller of mobile voice, data and Blackberry services target to business clients and has customers include Lufthansa, Servisair and Top Tiles. WN1 is an O2 Advance [...]

Acquisition of FuturesBetting.com Limited

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2016-03-03T12:08:28+00:00

Acquisition of FuturesBetting.com Limited HMT advised London Capital Group Holdings plc (“LCG”), an online financial spread betting and trading company, on the acquisition of FuturesBetting.com Limited (“FBC”) for up to £400,000. FBC is a Gibraltar-based financial spread betting business which provides experienced traders with a professional trading platform that offers [...]

Acquisition of Zarlink Limited

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2016-02-26T15:24:58+00:00

Acquisition of Zarlink Limited HMT acted for MHS Industries in its acquisition of the analogue semiconductor business of Zarlink. MHS Industries is high technology group based in France, specialising in the design and manufacture of high reliability and high quality silicon wafers which are supplied to markets including space, avionics [...]