HMT awarded “Independent Firm of the Year ” at the 2015 British Accountancy Awards
The 5th British Accountancy Awards gala evening took place on November 24th 2015 at The Brewery in London, and was attended by over 500 professionals from accountancy practices all over the country.
After our success at the Thames Valley Deals Awards earlier this year, we are delighted and honoured to have been awarded ‘Independent Firm of the Year – South East England’ at the British Accountancy Awards 2015. It is the second successive year that HMT has been a finalist for these highly prestigious industry awards.
The judging panel recognised our commitment to people and clients, together with delivering investment and growth into new service lines in awarding us this hugely prestigious honour amongst a very strong group of 8 finalists which included several previous winners.
Over the last 18 months we have doubled the number of people in our business as well as expanding our head office in Henley, and opening a new office in the City. We have also added 2 new partners to the business this year to our transaction support and debt advisory offering.
Our corporate finance team have advised on over 20 of the year’s most significant transactions in the South of England both advising corporate clients, private equity investors, banks and owner manager entrepreneurs. This year, our corporate finance clients have included amongst many others; PostNL, BOFA, Radio Technology, LDC, Percipient, Maven, RBS, Santander, Leaders, Redeem, whistl, Procam and ILG. Our Audit, Tax and Advisory practice also continues to grow since we established it 2 years ago and now has over 70 clients.
We would like to thank the judging panel for recognising the efforts of all of our people for being part of this success as well as all of our clients for their support and look forward to continuing to deliver market leading entrepreneurial advice and transaction support services for them while continuing to promote the values that have resulted in us being awarded the title of Independent Firm of the year in the South East.
Ian Barton commented,
“For HMT to have won this award in such a strong field of finalists makes the whole team incredibly proud of what we have built up over the last few years, both establishing our position as one of the leading corporate finance advisers across the South whilst also building up substantial service lines in audit, tax and outsourcing.
This year has seen us continue to invest in our office locations by opening up in London, recruiting and developing our talented people as well as adding to our client service offering through our new debt advisory business. Our ambitious entrepreneurial clients recognise us as their trusted adviser, and we thank them for their support in helping us achieve this accolade and look forward to forging new relationships following this endorsement as the best Independent Firm in our region.”