Kallidus secures funding from RBS

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2017-08-11T11:26:28+00:00

Kallidus secures funding from RBS HMT LLP advised FPE Capital (“FPE”) and Cirencester-based software company Kallidus Ltd (“Kallidus”) on their financing supported by Royal Bank of Scotland (“RBS”). Founded in 2000, Kallidus is a leading provider of learning and talent Saas solutions with more than 200 clients including Boots, Telefonica, [...]

Refinancing of ICA Group

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

Refinancing of ICA Group HMT LLP, led by partner Andrew Thomson, director Holly Bedford and senior manager Matthew Gordon-Smith, advised ICA Group, a leading document management and solution provider on its refinancing and shareholder restructuring. Facilities were provided by existing debt providers, Natwest. The ICA business was established in 1993 [...]

Financial Restructuring of Aldershot Town FC

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2016-03-03T10:57:54+00:00

Financial Restructuring of Aldershot Town Football Club HMT, led by partner Mark Lucas and associate director Peter Wear, advised Quantuma LLP (“Quantuma Restructuring”) on the financial restructuring of Aldershot Town Football Club (“Aldershot Town FC”). Southampton-headquartered Quantuma is a restructuring and insolvency practice providing a partner led service to businesses [...]

Refinancing of Southern Communications

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

Refinancing of Southern Communications HMT, led by partners Andrew Thomson and Ian Barton, advised Southern Business Technologies Limited ("Southern Communications"), a leading independent B2B telecoms service provider, and their bankers Santander, on the growth funding of the business. Hampshire-based Southern Communications was established in 1956 and is now a leading [...]

MBO of Procam Television Limited

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

Management Buy-Out of Procam Television Limited HMT, led by partner Andrew Thomson and director Paul Read, advised Newco and existing management on the buy-out of Procam Television Limited ("Procam"), the UK's largest broadcast hire company. Specialist private equity firm Foresight Group backed the transaction with a £1.8 million investment. Headquartered [...]

MBI of Andante Travels Limited

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2016-03-03T10:58:20+00:00

Management Buy-In of Andante Travels Limited HMT, led by partner Andrew Thomson and director Paul Read, advised Panoramic Growth Equity (“Panoramic”) and incoming CEO, Ian Finlay, on the management buy-in of market leading archaeological travel business Andante Travels Limited (“Andante”). Andante, founded in 1985 by archaeologist Dr Annabel Lawson, is [...]

Business Growth Fund Investment in Celaton Limited

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

Business Growth Fund Investment in Celaton Limited for £2.5 million HMT, led by partner Andrew Thomson, advised the Business Growth Fund plc (“BGF”) on its investment in Celaton Limited. Celaton, founded in 2004 by Andrew Anderson and Gary Grant, is a software company, headquartered in Milton Keynes, who have designed, [...]

Beringea Investment in Skills Matter Limited

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

Beringea Investment in Skills Matter Limited HMT advised Beringea LLC on their $5 million investment in Skills Matter Limited. Skills Matter Limited, based in London, was established in 2003 and has grown to become Europe’s largest provider of open source and agile training and events for the worldwide software developer [...]

Beringea Investment in InSkin Media Limited

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

Beringea Investment in InSkin Media Limited HMT advised Beringea LLC on their £2 million investment in InSkin Media Limited. InSkin Media Limited, based in London, was established in 2006 and is an interactive media delivery company managed by Hugo Drayton (CEO). InSkin Media has three internally developed products for online [...]

Refinancing of Braeforge Limited

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2016-02-29T10:14:17+00:00

Refinancing of Braeforge Limited HMT, led by partner Andrew Thomson, advised the management of Braeforge Limited (“Braeforge”) on its recent development capital fundraising. Equity was secured from a consortium of investors from the dairy industry, and provided essential working capital to support the company’s continuing growth. Braeforge is a leading [...]

Imperial Innovations Group PLC Invests in Stanmore Implants

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

Imperial Innovations Group PLC Invests in Stanmore Implants HMT advised Imperial Innovations, the UK's leading technology commercialisation and investment company, on its £4 million investment in Stanmore Implants. Stanmore Implants is a specialist in the design and manufacture of patient specific implants for complex orthopaedic reconstructions. Stamnore currently focuses on [...]

Investment in Yospace by Catapult Venture Managers

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

Investment in Yospace by Catapult Venture Managers HMT advised Catapult Venture Managers Limited on their investment in Yospace Enterprises Limited. Yospace is a mobile applications innovator and platform provider which was established in 1999 and whose latest product is yospaceCDS, a platform for digital publishers, mobile applications developers and mobile [...]

Investment in Farfetch.com by Advent Venture Partners

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2016-02-26T15:38:17+00:00

Investment in farfetch.com by Advent Venture Partners HMT, led by partner Andrew Thomson, advised Advent Venture Partners LLP on their investment of $4.5 million in farfetch.com E-commerce Solutions Limited. Launched at the end of 2008, farfetch.com is an online fashion marketplace which aggregates stock from 44 boutiques across Europe and [...]

Investment in Vyre Limited by Octopus Capital for Enterprise Fund

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

Investment in Vyre Limited by Octopus Capital for Enterprise Fund HMT, led by partner Andrew Thomson, advised Octopus Ventures (“Octopus”) on its investment of £1m in Vyre Limited (“Vyre”) from its Capital for Enterprise fund. Vyre is a software business that specialises in web content and digital media management.  Vyre’s [...]

Semafone completes £1.9 million fundraising from Octopus Ventures

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

Semafone Limited completes £1.9m fundraising from Octopus Ventures HMT, led by partner Andrew Thomson, advised Semafone Limited on its £1.9m fundraising from Octopus Ventures. Based in London, Semafone Ltd was founded in 2009 by a consortium of call centre professionals, who were instrumental in the development of ‘Semafone'; a fraud [...]

Preserv8 completes round of fundraising

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

Preserv8 completes round of fundraising HMT acted for Preserv8 Limited in successfully sourcing and negotiating development funding from a number of private investors. Preserv8’s key offering is a cloud-based Unified Email Management platform delivered via the Software as a Service (SaaS) model. The system provides organisations with an always-on, secure, [...]

Wound Solutions completes round of fundraising

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2016-02-26T12:53:00+00:00

Wound Solutions completes round of fundraising Wound Solutions Limited, exclusively advised by HMT, have successfully raised £2.5m in development funding from both new and existing investors. This will enable Wound Solutions to bring to market its initial product. Wound Solutions is involved in developing an innovative solution for the healing [...]

Refinancing of TelecomFM Holdings Limited

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

Refinancing of TelecomFM Holdings Limited HMT, led by partner Andrew Thomson, advised the management of TelecomFM Holdings Limited on the refinancing of the company’s debt facilities that were originally secured as part of a management buyout in September 2008. The refinancing was secured from the Royal Bank of Scotland and [...]

Shareholder restructuring of Unique ID Limited

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

Shareholder restructuring of Unique ID Limited HMT, led by partner Andrew Thomson, acted as lead advisors on behalf of the shareholders of Unique ID Limited (“Unique ID”) in its shareholder restructuring. Unique ID was established in 1997 as a value added reseller of auto ID hardware, consumables and associated support [...]

Fundraising for the Carno 2 Project

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2016-02-26T15:40:32+00:00

Fundraising for the Carno 2 Project HMT, led by partner Andrew Thomson, advised the shareholders of Amegni Limited in respect of the fundraising for the Carno 2 project. Consisting of 12 wind turbines with a total capacity of 15.6MW, the wind farm is expected to become operational in December 2008. [...]

Investment in Harmony Media Group

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

Investment in Harmony Media Group HMT, led by partner Andrew Thomson, acted as reporting accountants for Beringea in respect of their investment in Harmony Media Group, comprising Filmnight.com and Saffron Digital. Filmnight, an online and mobile film content provider, has been established for three years and recently launched its Saffron [...]

Project Golden

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2017-06-06T10:54:40+00:00

Project Golden HMT acted as reporting accountants to the directors of Golden in the raising of £25 million of debt finance from Kaupthing Singer and Friedlander. Golden’s business was established in 1994 by brothers Robert and David Langmead and now has three production facilities and turnover in excess of £70 [...]

Investment in Seafood Holdings Limited

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2017-06-06T10:54:40+00:00

Investment in Seafood Holdings Limited HMT, led by partner Andrew Thomson, acted as reporting accountants for Risk Capital Partners on its investment in Seafood Holdings Limited. Seafood was originally established by Mr Toby Baxendale in June 2001 as a seafood distributor. The decision to enter into the seafood industry was [...]

Fundraising of Gyro Group plc

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2016-03-03T11:05:17+00:00

Fundraising of Gyro Group plc HMT acted as reporting accountants on Gyro Group plc’s £3 million fundraising to fund a partial management buyout and future growth. Gyro Group plc was founded in 1991 and has offices in London, Geneva, Stockholm, Amsterdam, New York and San Francisco.  It provides integrated marketing [...]

Development capital for Kate’s Cakes Limited

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2016-03-03T12:17:58+00:00

Development capital for Kate’s Cakes Limited HMT was appointed by Royal Bank of Scotland to carry out the financial due diligence for development/expansion capital for Kate’s Cakes Limited. Kate’s Cakes Limited is a provider of high quality cakes and desserts to major retailers and coffee shops.  It was subject to [...]

Refinancing of Advanced Clinical Sciences Corporation Ltd and acquisition of CRC GmbH (Switzerland) and CRC SRL (Italy)

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2017-06-06T10:54:41+00:00

Refinancing of Advanced Clinical Sciences Corporation Limited and acquisition of CRC GMBH (Switzerland) and CRC SRL (Italy) HMT advised its client Advanced Clinical Research Corporation Limited (“ACSC”) in the refinancing of its growing operations and the acquisition of the pan European CRC Group. ACSC was founded in 2002 by Dr [...]