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 [...]

Disposal of QTR Transport to Palletforce Ltd

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

Disposal of QTR Transport to Palletforce Ltd HMT, led by Partner Mark Lucas, Director Holly Bedford-Bell and Associate Director Matthew Gordon-Smith advised the shareholders of QTR Transport Limited (“QTR”) on the disposal of the business to Palletforce Ltd (“Palletforce”) for an undisclosed sum. Founded in 1980 by Paul White, QTR [...]

Sovereign led Management Buyout of Dalepak

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

Sovereign led Management Buyout of Dalepak HMT, led by Partner Andrew Thomson, Director Peter Wear and Manager Antonia Fernandez undertook financial due diligence of Northampton-based logistics group Dalepak Ltd (“Dalepak”) in respect of the MBO funded by Sovereign Capital Partners (“Sovereign”) and Crescent Capital (“Crescent”). Founded in 1991, Dalepak delivers [...]

Disposal of Usa2Europe to Orangefield Group

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

Disposal of USA2Europe to Orangefield Group HMT LLP, led by Tax Director Holly Bedford-Bell advised global expansion experts Usa2Europe on the disposal of the business to Orangefield Group. USA2Europe is company of experts specializing in expansion support for growing US technology firms. Since their launch in 2004, USA2Europe was instrumental [...]

Management Buyout Of International Logistics Group

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

Management Buyout Of International Logistics Group HMT LLP, led by Partner Mark Lucas, Associate Director Matthew Gordon-Smith and Tax Director Holly Bedford-Bell, advised the management team of International Logistics Group Limited (“ILG”) on their management buyout. The transaction was supported by equity funding from Percipient Capital with Santander providing mezzanine [...]

Management Buyout of Whistl

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

Management Buyout of Whistl HMT LLP led by Partner Ian Barton, Associate Director Matthew Gordon-Smith and Senior Manager Julia Carruthers advised Dutch group PostNL B.V. on the transfer of UK subsidiary, Whistl UK Ltd and its subsidiaries (“Whistl”), to its management team. Headquartered in Marlow, Whistl (formerly TNT Post) is [...]

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 [...]

MBI of Dinks Limited and Dinks USA Limited

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

MBI of Dinks Limited and Dinks USA Limited by Bags of Potential Limited HMT, led by partner Mark Lucas and Associate Director Holly Bedford, advised an MBI team on the acquisition of Dinks Limited and Dinks USA Limited (“Dinks”). Dinks is an importer and distributor of fashionable bags to department [...]

‘Deal of the Year’ – Management buyout of Bodycove plc

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

'Deal of the Year' - Management buyout of Bodycove plc HMT, led by partner Andrew Thomson, advised the Management of Tristar Cars Limited ("Tristar") on the management buyout of Bodycove plc. Bodycove is a non-trading holding company of Tristar Cars Limited, the UK’s market leading executive chauffeuring business. Bodycove is [...]

Management buy-in of CGH Group

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

Management buy-in of CGH Group HMT advised on the European management buy-in of CGH Group. CGH is a well-established manufacturer and distributor of large above and underground fuel storage tanks, together with related equipment. CGH is the largest manufacturer of its type in Europe and has a dominant market position [...]

Disposal of Tiger Haulage Limited

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2016-02-26T12:57:10+00:00

Disposal of Tiger Haulage Limited HMT advised the shareholders of Tiger Haulage Limited ("Tiger Haulage") on the sale to City Link Limited, a subsidiary of Rentokil Initial Plc. Mr Gerry Zukas, the founder and principal shareholder, has built up Tiger Haulage over 24 years to become City Link’s largest franchisee [...]

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 [...]

Disposal of Swindon Autos

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2016-02-26T15:45:24+00:00

Disposal of Swindon Autos HMT, led by partner Andrew Thomson, negotiated the disposal of Swindon Auto’s together with the project management of the process. Swindon has been trading for approximately 20 years, selling new and used cars, car parts and servicing.  The dealerships are Saab, Seat, Jaguar, Mazda and Citroen. [...]

Management buyout of Rollalong Hire Limited for £10 million

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

Management buyout of Rollalong Hire Limited for £10 million HMT acted as reporting accountants to Barclays Ventures in the management buyout of Rollalong Hire Ltd (“RHL”) for £10 million. RHL’s business was established in 1968 and now operates from eight regional hire centres across the country.  In 2001, to complement [...]

Management buyout of Fisher Outdoor Leisure plc

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

Management buyout of Fisher Outdoor Leisure plc HMT acted as reporting accountants to ISIS Equity partners and HSBC in the management buyout of Fisher Outdoor Leisure plc (“Fisher”). Fisher was established in 1934 and has grown to be a major distributor of bike components and cycling accessories. The company enjoyed [...]

Sale of Heathrow Limited for £4.6 million

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2016-02-26T13:02:25+00:00

Sale of Heathrow Limited for £4.6 million Led by partner Andrew Thomson, HMT advised Mr Brian Johnston and the other shareholders of Heathrow Limited on its sale to HR Owen plc for £4.6 million. HMT acted as lead advisers in the transaction which included detailed negotiations with HR Owen plc. [...]

Investor buyout of Warehouse Express Limited

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2016-03-03T11:15:28+00:00

Investor buyout of Warehouse Express Limited HMT advised management and provided transaction support services for Barclays Ventures in the investor buyout of Warehouse Express. Warehouse Express is an online supplier of a full range of digital, optical and photographic equipment, digital and SLR cameras, camera accessories, binoculars and bird watching [...]

Sale of Caterham Cars Limited

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

Sale of Caterham Cars Limited HMT advised the shareholders of Caterham Cars Limited ("Caterham Cars") on the sale of the company to Corven Ventures for an undisclosed sum. Established in the 1960’s, Caterham Cars manufactures and sells the Caterham Seven sports car in both kit and fully built form. There [...]

Management buyout of Atlantic Airlines

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2016-03-03T11:04:15+00:00

Management buyout of Atlantic Airlines HMT, led by partner Andrew Thomson acted as reporting accountants for the Royal Bank of Scotland in the management buyout of Atlantic Airlines from its parent company. Atlantic Airlines, based at Coventry airport, operates a fleet of seven Lockheed Electra L188s to support international freight [...]