BIMBO of Gradwell Communications backed by Chiltern Capital

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2017-07-18T10:29:52+00:00

BIMBO of Gradwell Communications backed by Chiltern Capital 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. Founded by Peter Gradwell in 1998, the Bath-based business has been [...]

NVM invests in Knowledgemotion Ltd

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2017-07-14T08:32:43+00:00

NVM invests in Knowledgemotion Ltd 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”). Founded in 2013 by David Bainbridge, Knowledgemotion has developed boclips, a video [...]

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 [...]

MBO of ProspectSoft Ltd backed by Maven

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2017-06-07T15:48:12+00:00

Maven backs MBO of ProspectSoft HMT LLP led by Partners Paul Read and Andrew Thomson undertook financial due diligence for Maven Capital Partners (“Maven”) on their £6 million investment in cloud-based technology company  ProspectSoft Ltd (“ProspectSoft”) to support the management buy-out. Founded in 2000 and based in Buckinghamshire, ProspectSoft provides [...]

Sohonet secures Growth Funding

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2017-08-11T12:54:40+00:00

Sohonet secures Growth Funding HMT LLP advised global media connectivity provider Sohonet Group Limited (“Sohonet”) and FPE Capital (“FPE”) on a refinancing of the business to facilitate further growth. As long time trailblazers at the forefront of connectivity and data management for the Media and Entertainment sector, Sohonet’s customers, from [...]

Investment in My 1st Years by Beringea

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

Beringea invests in My 1st Years HMT LLP led by Partner Andrew Thomson undertook financial due diligence for Beringea LLP (“Beringea”) and Hargreave Hale (“Hargreave”) on their £5 million growth capital investment in personalisation site for children’s products My 1st Years. My 1st Years is an ecommerce company that provides [...]

Investment in Newsflare by Edge Investments

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

Investment in Newsflare by Edge Investments 5 Deals of Christmas - 3 videos uploading... HMT LLP led by Partner Paul Read undertook due diligence for Edge Investments (“Edge”) on their £2.4million investment in online video news community Newsflare. Newsflare is a video marketplace platform for video creators, licensing UGC video [...]

Investment in Chic Retreats by Maven

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

Investment in Chic Retreats by Maven HMT LLP led by Director Peter Wear advised Maven Capital Partners (“Maven”) on their investment in technology company Chic Lifestyle Ltd, which operates under the brand Chic Retreats (“Chic”). Chic Retreats operates in the online B2B travel and tourism sector, enabling independent and boutique [...]

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, [...]

Investment in Contact Engine by Beringea and Amadeus Capital

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

Investment in Contact Engine by Beringea and Amadeus Capital HMT LLP led by Partner Andrew Thomson undertook due diligence for Beringea LLP (“Beringea”) and Amadeus Capital on their investment in SaaS solutions provider ContactEngine. Founded in 2009, ContactEngine is a SaaS platform that automates the conversations between corporates and their [...]

Investment in Channel Mum by NVM

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

NVM invests in Channel Mum HMT LLP led by Partner Andrew Thomson and supported by Directors Peter Wear and Holly Bedford-Bell and Senior Manager Julia Carruthers, advised Channel Mum Ltd (“Channel Mum”), the UK’s first parenting Youtube community on their recent equity fundraising with NVM Private Equity (“NVM”). Siobhan Freegard, [...]

Investment in MPB by Mobeus

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

Investment in MPB by Mobeus HMT, led by Partner Paul Read and Senior Manager Adrian Howells undertook financial due diligence for Mobeus Equity Partners (“Mobeus”) on their £2.1 million investment in the UK’s largest online marketplace for photographic equipment MPB. Based in Brighton, MPB was founded by Matt Barker in [...]

MBO of Indigo Telecom backed by Maven and YFM

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

MBO of Indigo Telecom backed by Maven and YFM HMT, led by Partner Paul Read and Directors Peter Wear and Holly Bedford-Bell undertook financial due diligence for Maven Capital Partners (“Maven”) and YFM Equity Partners (“YFM”) on their £12 million investment in Indigo Telecom Group Ltd (“Indigo”) to support the [...]

MBO of CIPHR backed by LDC

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

HMT advises on the MBO of CIPHR backed by LDC HMT, led by Partners Andrew Thomson and Paul Read undertook financial and tax due diligence for Lloyds Development Capital (“LDC”) on their investment in HR software provider CIPHR. Established in 1992 and based in Marlow, CIPHR provides many UK small [...]

Disposal of Centric Systems Ltd

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

Disposal of Centric Systems Ltd HMT, led by Partner Mark Lucas and Associate Director Jez Quigg advised the shareholders of Centric Systems (“Centric”) on the disposal of the business to Equity Networks. Based in Cookham Dean, Berkshire, Centric is a highly acclaimed business technology and IT services company. Founded in [...]

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 [...]

MBO of Oxford Computer Group Ltd

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

MBO of Oxford Computer Group Ltd HMT LLP, led by Partner Mark Lucas, Tax Director Holly Bedford-Bell and Director Peter Wear, advised on the management buy-out of UK’s leading identity management consultant Oxford Computer Group Ltd (“Oxford Computer Group”). Oxford Computer Group deliver comprehensive solutions to a variety of identity, [...]

Investment in Virtua by Connection Capital

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

Investment in Virtua by Connection Capital HMT LLP led by Partner Paul Read and Director Holly Bedford undertook due diligence on the investment in specialist telecom engineering firm Virtua UK Ltd (“Virtua”) by Connection Capital Ltd (“Connection Capital”). Based in Wiltshire, Virtua provides services from design and installation, to testing [...]

Investment in Channel Mum by ITV

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

Investment in Channel Mum by ITV HMT LLP led by Partner Andrew Thomson and Manager Julia Carruthers advised Channel Mum Ltd (“Channel Mum”), the UK’s first parenting Youtube community on their recent fundraising. Giant broadcaster ITV acquired a minority stake in the Business. Siobhan Freegard, the Founder and Managing Director [...]

Investment in D3O by Beringea LLP

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

Investment in D3O by Beringea LLP HMT LLP led by Partner Paul Read, Senior Manager Vivienne Day and Manager Adrian Howells undertook due diligence for private equity firm Beringea LLP (“Beringea”) on their $13 million investment in developer of smart materials D3O. Based in Brighton, D3O is a ground-breaking impact [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Disposal of Keltec Ltd

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

Disposal of Keltec Ltd HMT LLP, led by Tax Director Holly Bedford, advised the shareholders of Keltec Ltd (“Keltec”) on the disposal of Bracknell-based IT solutions provider, Keltec to Annodata Ltd (“Annodata”). Annodata, a leading provider of communications, managed print and data services for businesses, has acquired IT infrastructure provider, [...]

Redeem Holdings Limited secures £15 million investment

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2016-03-02T10:47:41+00:00

Redeem Holdings Limited secures £15 million investment HMT, led by partner Andrew Thomson and associate director Peter Wear, advised Redeem Holdings Limited (“Redeem”), the leading international provider of mobile phone and electronics recycling and recommerce services, on its recent £15 million fundraise. Redeem is a global leader in the provision [...]

Investment in DFx Technology Limited by Percipient Capital

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

Investment in DFx Technology Limited by Percipient Capital HMT LLP, led by partner Andrew Thomson, director Paul Read and senior manager Ed Sutcliffe, advised Percipient Capital (“Percipient”) on their £1.2 million investment in DFx Technology Ltd (“DFx”). Oxfordshire-based company DFx Technology Ltd designs, develops and manufactures energy-efficient electronic solutions for the [...]

Management buy-out of Jellyfish Solutions Ltd

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

Management buy-out of Jellyfish Solutions Ltd HMT LLP, led by partner Andrew Thomson and director Holly Bedford, advised management on their buy-out of Hampshire-based print, marketing and digital company Jellyfish Solutions Ltd (“Jellyfish”).  Jellyfish is a young and dynamic company based in Southampton that offers a wide range of print, marketing and [...]

MBO of Acal Enterprise Solutions Ltd

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

MBO of Acal Enterprise Solutions Ltd HMT LLP, led by partner Ian Barton and manager Adrian Howells, advised NVM Private Equity (NVM), on the management buy-out of IT inventory management specialist Acal Enterprise Solutions Limited (AES). NVM has invested £6.4 million to support the MBO. Nottingham based AES has evolved [...]

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 [...]

Investment in ISN Solutions Limited by Maven Capital Partners

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

Investment in ISN Solutions Limited by Maven Capital Partners HMT, led by partner Andrew Thomson and associate director Peter Wear, advised Maven Capital Partners (“Maven”), one of the UK's leading private equity managers, on their £4.6 million investment in ISN Solutions Limited (“ISN”), a leading provider of global IT infrastructure [...]

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 [...]

MBO of GMG Property Services Group

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

Management Buy-Out of GMG Property Services Group HMT, led by director Paul Read, undertook financial due diligence for leading mid-market private equity firm LDC and management, on the buy-out of GMG Property Services (Holdings) Limited (“GMG”), the UK’s leading provider of software services to estate agents. LDC supported the £17.8 [...]

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 [...]

MBO of Veritek Global Limited

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

Management Buy-Out of Veritek Global Limited for £11m HMT, led by partner Andrew Thomson, director Holly Bedford and manager Matthew Gordon-Smith, advised Newco and a management team led by Jim Edgar (Group MD) and Jonathan Briant (Group FD), on the management buyout of Veritek Global Limited, an Eastbourne-based provider of [...]

Disposal of Unique ID

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

Disposal of Unique ID HMT, led by partner Andrew Thomson and manager Matthew Gordon-Smith, advised the shareholders of Unique-ID, a specialist supplier of mobile solutions, auto-ID equipment, RFID and tracking products to the UK logistics market, on its disposal to M-Netics. Unique-ID will become a wholly owned subsidiary of M-Netics [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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, [...]

MBO of Intuitive Limited

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

Management Buy-Out of Intuitive Limited HMT, led by partner Ian Barton, advised the management team of Intuitive and Newco, led by Paul Nixon, on the acquisition of the company from Lowcosttravel Group Limited. NVM Private Equity supported the buyout with an investment of £7m. Intuitive, which is based in Croydon, [...]

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 [...]

MBI of the Inkjet and Laser Cartridge Division of Redeem Holdings Limited

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

Management Buy-In of the Inkjet and Laser Cartridge Division of Redeem Holdings Limited HMT advised an MBI team on the acquisition of the inkjet and laser cartridge division of Redeem Holdings Limited. The newly created entity, called Rethink Europe Limited (“Rethink”), will be led by Managing Director Ian Austin, who [...]

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 [...]

MBO of Tessella Limited

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2016-03-02T15:34:03+00:00

Management Buyout of Tessella Limited HMT, led by partner Andrew Thomson and associate director Holly Bedford, advised Newco and existing management on the management buyout of Tessella Limited. Mobeus Equity Partners supported the buyout and founder Kevin Gell retains a significant minority stake plus continues to serve as a board [...]

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 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 [...]

Merger of Planit Holdings Limited and Vero Software Limited

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

Merger of Planit Holdings Limited and Vero Software Limited HMT advised the management of Planit Holdings Limited, a leading developer of computer-aided manufacturing (CAM) and computer-aided design (CAD) solutions, on their merger with Vero Software Limited, a leading provider of CAD/CAM/CAE solutions for the tooling industry. Founded in 1983, Ashford-based [...]

Tendeka Sells Industrial Monitoring Business Of Sensornet LTD To Nova Metrix LLC

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

Tendeka Sells Industrial Monitoring Business of Sensornet LTD to Nova Metrix LLC HMT, led by partner Andrew Thomson, advised the Tendeka Board on the disposal of the industrial monitoring business of its London-based fibre optic monitoring subsidiary, Sensornet Ltd, to the Nova Metrix LLC, a company that serves the global [...]