HMT LLP 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 digital solutions. The business has made significant progress in recent years by diversifying into both the marketing and digital space under its new brand 21six.
Jellyfish was held 80% by printing group Ashford Colour Press and 20% by Rick and Amanda Ankers, who led the MBO.
HMT negotiated the acquisition terms, raised funding and provided corporate finance advice as well as advising both parties on tax structuring of the transaction.
Rick Ankers, CEO at Jellyfish commented:
“HMT were superb. Incredibly easy to deal with and swift to respond. A pleasure to work with we’d instruct them again without hesitation.”
Andrew Thomson commented:
“We are delighted to have advised Rick and Amanda on the MBO of Jellyfish Solutions Ltd and we wish them every success in growing their business in the future.”