Whistl acquires Spark Ecommerce Group

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2018-12-10T10:57:29+00:00

HMT LLP undertook financial due diligence for leading delivery management company Whistl on their acquisition of fulfilment and contact centre group Spark Ecommerce Group. Headquartered in Marlow, Whistl is a leading delivery management company with activities in Business Mail, Doordrop Media, Parcels and e-fulfillment. They are market leaders in Downstream Access Mail (DSA) services, handling over 50% of bulk business mail in the UK and their mail expertise and infrastructure supports their continued growth in the parcel delivery [...]

BGF supports the acquisition of Majenta PLM

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2018-07-17T10:55:25+00:00

HMT LLP advised BGF on their investment to support Cutting Edge Solutions’s acquisition of Majenta PLM and their future growth strategy. Based in Witney in Oxfordshire and formed in 1997, Cutting Edge Solutions is one of the longest serving Siemens computer-aided design and product lifecycle management (PLM) software resellers worldwide. Majenta PLM, based in Cranfield in Bedfordshire, is one of the few Platinum resellers in Europe and the UK and Ireland’s largest. Both companies work with clients across [...]

Whistl acquires Parcel Hub Limited and Mail Workshop Limited

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2018-06-07T11:13:27+00:00

HMT LLP provided combined buyside advisory services to leading delivery management company Whistl on their acquisitions of Parcel Hub Limited and its sister company Mail Workshop Limited. Headquartered in Marlow, Whistl is a leading delivery management company with activities in Business Mail, Doordrop Media, Parcels and e-fulfillment. They are market leaders in Downstream Access Mail (DSA) services, handling over 50% of bulk business mail in the UK and their mail expertise and infrastructure supports their continued growth in [...]

ITG acquires Interact

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2018-04-24T14:39:33+00:00

HMT LLP advised Ben Benson and ITG (International Training Group (Holdings) Limited) on the Management Buy-In of pioneering business training provider Interact (IRP Limited). The acquisition was supported by private equity house Rockpool Investments LLP. Interact is an internationally renowned corporate training provider with a focus on management and leadership courses.  It is unique in using actors to deliver interactive and immersive learning methodologies to provide effective practice-based learning to its clients.  The approach used responds to an [...]

Acturis acquires insurance software business ICE InsureTech

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2018-02-28T16:16:33+00:00

HMT LLP undertook financial due diligence for leading insurance software provider Acturis on their acquisition of the ICE suite of insurance software products from Hubio Technologies Limited. Founded in 2000 by David McDonald and Theo Duchen, Acturis is the leading Software as a Service provider to the general insurance industry offering an all-in-one insurance software solution to its clients. Acturis is one of the UK’s highest rated and fastest growing technology companies, and has won multiple industry awards, [...]

Acquisition of Belcom247 by Indigo Telecom Group

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2018-03-01T10:26:05+00:00

HMT LLP provided buy-side advisory services to Indigo Telecom Group (“Indigo”) on the acquisition of Belcom247 (Bellcom UK Ltd). Indigo is a leading provider of multi-vendor managed and project services to Tier 1 and 2 telecom network operators, equipment vendors, multi-national corporations and government clients. The business specialises in the design, planning, build, supply, management and support of UK, European and global telecommunications networks. Belcom247 is a trusted, specialist provider of field engineering and datacentre connectivity solutions worldwide. Belcom247 [...]

Acquisition of MCN Associates by FMP Global

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2018-03-01T10:26:27+00:00

HMT LLP undertook financial due diligence for Tenzing Private Equity’s portfolio company FMP Global (“FMP”) on their acquisition of international HR consultancy firm MCN Associates (“MCN”). FMP Global is a leading provider of international and domestic payroll management services to international and UK headquartered SMEs utilising an extensive network throughout 135 countries. The company also provides a wide range of complementary services, including company set up, international payment facilitation and HR and payroll software. MCN provides specialist HR consultancy [...]

Whistl acquires e-fulfilment business Prism DM

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2018-03-01T10:26:56+00:00

HMT LLP 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 delivery management company with activities in Business Mail, DoordropMedia and Parcels. They are market leaders in Downstream Access Mail (DSA) services, handling over 50% of bulk business mail in the UK and their mail expertise and infrastructure supports their continued growth in the parcel delivery and the e-commerce market. [...]

Acquisition of Tru Solutions by TFM Networks

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2018-03-01T10:28:44+00:00

HMT LLP 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 multi-site SMEs across the UK. Based in Derby, Tru Solutions is a B2B mobile communications provider and will complement TFM’s range of connectivity services. Tru Solutions is the third company acquired by TFM as it has expanded in recent [...]

Acquisition of Vee Bee Filtration by Signum Technology

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2018-03-01T10:30:36+00:00

HMT LLP undertook financial due diligence for private equity backed Signum Technology Group (“Signum”) on their acquisition of filtration equipment manufacturer Vee Bee Filtration Ltd (“Vee Bee”). Signum is a market leading group of specialised engineering businesses operating in the safety and critical service flow control sectors with a particular focus on the oil, gas and LNG industries. Signum’s vision is to build a family of quality, market leading businesses through a buy and build acquisition strategy. The post-acquisition strategy [...]

Funding to Support Acquisition of Whittlebury Hall & Spa

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2018-03-01T10:32:35+00:00

HMT's 5 Deals of Christmas - a hotel and golf resort HMT LLP advised family-owned golf resort operator Whittlebury Park on its acquisition of Whittlebury Hall & Spa for an undisclosed sum. Located in the countryside of South Northamptonshire adjacent to Silverstone racing circuit, Whittlebury Park is a prestigious resort comprising two 18-hole golf courses, venues for weddings and corporate events, outdoor and indoor activities, campsite and accommodation. Whittlebury Hall & Spa is a 254 room, 4* hotel with three [...]

Acquisition of PDF by The EPI Group

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2018-03-01T10:33:03+00:00

HMT's 5 Deals of Christmas - 5 oil engineers working... HMT LLP advised the management team of The EPI Group (“EPI”) on their acquisition of leading UK-based Oil & Gas geoscience consultancy P.D.F. Limited (“PDF”). EPI is a world-class leader in consultancy services to the energy industry, covering a broad range of technical disciplines including specialist knowledge of seismic quality control.  EPI provides consultants whose specialist capabilities, experience and expertise add significant value to their client’s oil and gas exploration programs. [...]

Acquisition of Take 2 by Procam

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2018-03-01T11:04:54+00:00

HMT LLP 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 facilities in Manchester, Scotland and Leicester, and backed by specialist private equity firm Foresight Group, is the UK’s largest provider of camera equipment and crew to many of the largest broadcasters, production companies and blue chip organisations in the UK. Notable customers include BBC, ITV and [...]

Acquisition of Calvert Solicitors by Pitmans LLP

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2018-03-01T11:05:59+00:00

HMT LLP undertook financial due diligence for Pitmans LLP (“Pitmans”) on their acquisition of London-based law firm Calvert Solicitors LLP (Calvert). Pitmans is a leading commercial law firm providing specialist and pragmatic legal advice and services from their teams of experts to both businesses and individuals. Pitmans has recently been expanding through organic growth and Calvert is the second law firm acquired by Pitmans in the past 18 months. Established over 20 years ago in London, Calvert is a respected [...]

Acquisition of Aston Mead by Leaders Ltd

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2018-03-01T11:08:52+00:00

HMT LLP undertook financial due diligence for independent residential property group Leaders Limited (“Leaders”) on their acquisition of Home Counties estate agents Aston Mead Ltd (“Aston Mead”). Since starting as a single branch in Brighton over 30 years ago, Leaders have grown by delivering an excellent local property service and by acquiring reputable businesses to bring their service to new towns and cities across the UK. The recent acquisition of Aston Mead brings it additional branches in two new areas, [...]

Acquisition by Procam of HotCam New York

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2018-03-01T11:09:07+00:00

HMT LLP 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 backed by specialist private equity firm Foresight Group, provides camera equipment and crew to many of the largest broadcasters, production companies and blue chip organisations in the UK. Notable customers include BBC, ITV and BSkyB. HotCam New York was established in 2004 [...]

Acquisition of True Lens Services by Procam TV

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2018-03-01T11:14:49+00:00

HMT LLP 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 Manchester and Scotland, and backed by specialist private equity firm Foresight Group, provides camera equipment and crew to many of the largest broadcasters, production companies and blue chip organisations in the UK. Notable customers include BBC, ITV and BSkyB. TLS is famous for [...]

Acquisition by Redeem Holdings Limited of Mobilpoint and Insitu

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2018-03-01T11:17:36+00:00

HMT LLP 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 Insitu Moviles S.L (“Insitu”), a leading mobile phone recommerce and repair business based in Madrid, Spain.  Redeem Holdings Limited has extended its European base with the acquisition of two Madrid-based companies: Eco Mobile Green Centre SL (trading as Mobilepoint) and Insitu Moviles SL. The acquisitions add repair and [...]

Acquisition by Redeem Holdings Limited of Envirofone

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2018-03-01T09:27:32+00:00

HMT LLP 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 phone recyclers in the UK. Redeem provides sustainable, data secure, recycling services to mobile network operators, consumers, retailers and corporate clients across Europe, the Middle East, Asia and the Americas, through offices in the UK, Estonia, Sweden, the United Arab Emirates and Hong Kong. [...]

Acquisition of DART Training

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2018-02-28T16:33:54+00:00

HMT LLP advised Reaseheath College, one of the UK’s leading specialist land-based colleges, on the acquisition of specialist private training provider DART Training. Based in Cheshire, Reaseheath College accommodates approximately 7,500 students from over 110 local authorities and other countries. Subject areas include agriculture, horticulture, veterinary nursing, construction, food technology, equine and sports studies. The college has invested over £40 million into industry standard technical and educational facilities on its Nantwich campus over the past six years. Derbyshire-based [...]

Acquisition of Millbrook Proving Ground

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2018-02-28T16:36:23+00:00

HMT LLP 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 automotive giant General Motors. Bedford-based Millbrook was founded in 1969 and specialises in engineering services for the automotive, energy and defence markets. Through leading independent technology centres located at the heart of the UK automotive and fuel industries in Bedfordshire, solutions including the design, engineering, testing [...]

Acquisition by Procam of Hammerhead TV

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2018-02-28T16:37:25+00:00

HMT LLP 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 major player in the Scottish broadcast hire market. Procam, headquartered in London and backed by specialist private equity firm Foresight Group, provides camera equipment and crew to many of the largest broadcasters, production companies and blue chip organisations in the UK. Notable [...]

Acquisition of Oki-Ni Limited

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2018-02-28T16:43:53+00:00

HMT LLP 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 2010 by media entrepreneur Marc Ménasé, Paris-based MenInvest offers over 300 apparel and accessories brands and three private labels to a customer base spanning 80 countries. The business attracts more than 2 million unique monthly visitors to its editorial and e-commerce online destinations, which include menswear websites, [...]

Acquisition by Veritek Global Limited of A&O Imaging Services (UK) Limited

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2018-02-28T16:56:43+00:00

HMT LLP 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 1985 and initially specialised in technical service and support for the photographic developing and printing markets. Veritek consolidated its market share in the photo imaging sector during the transition from analogue to digital equipment and has subsequently diversified and expanded into the Healthcare, [...]

Acquisition by Six Degrees Group of Key Account Management Limited

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2017-12-07T16:48:15+00:00

HMT were delighted to assist the new managed data services business, Six Degrees Group, on the acquisition of Key Account Management Limited (“KAM”). KAM is its fourth acquisition as Six Degrees seeks to consolidate a fragmented market. KAM was established in 2001 by Mr Ian Lewis with the acquisition of a customer list from Telia, and currently provides telecommunication products and services including voice and data services to mobile, VoIP, systems integration solutions and professional consultancy services to [...]

Acquisition of the Landscaping and Arboricultural Divisions of UPM Tillhill Limited

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2018-02-28T16:58:28+00:00

HMT LLP advised Ground Control Limited, an award-winning commercial landscaping business based in Essex, on its recent acquisition of the Landscaping and Arboriculture divisions of UPM Tilhill Limited. The Landscaping and Arboricultural divisions of UPM Tillhill are highly accredited commercial landscaping businesses with a large national presence in the UK, generating turnover of £26 million across construction, rail, electricity networks, education, health, retail and commercial sectors. Simon Morrish, CEO of Ground Control Limited, commented: “As a national company [...]

Acquisition by Six Degrees Group of Datahop Limited

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2017-12-07T16:41:04+00:00

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 it continues with its buy and build strategy.  The group, led by Alastair Mills, is a data centric reseller of converged business communications. Datahop is a provider of a range of port connections across a high [...]

Acquisition of Reading Football Club

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2018-02-28T16:58:49+00:00

HMT were delighted to advise Thames Sports Investment (“TSI”) on the acquisition of The Reading Football Club Limited (“RFC”). TSI is an investment vehicle owned by Anton Zingarevich, who obtained 51% of the share capital from long-standing owner Sir John Madejski. RFC, a professional English football club established in 1871, is one of the oldest teams in England and was recently promoted to the Barclays Premier League after winning The Npower Championship (the second highest ranking division in [...]

Acquisition of Capri Foods Limited

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2018-02-28T16:59:16+00:00

HMT advised a buy-in team on the acquisition of Capri Foods Limited (“Capri”). Capri is a family owned and run business specialising in the supply of high quality Frozen Pizzas and Crusts to a wide range of customers throughout the UK since 1984. The EEC Approved factory operates a full HACCP system and has achieved Grade A EFSIS accreditation. The new owners hope to expand the operations and add direct clients to the portfolio in addition to the [...]

Acquisition by Six Degrees Group of Ultraspeed Limited

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2017-12-07T16:43:20+00:00

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 objective of creating a new data centric reseller of converged business communications through a buy and build strategy. The acquisition of Ultraspeed is Six Degrees’ sixth since it was formed in 2011. Ultraspeed is a managed [...]

Acquisition by Six Degrees Group of Blue Square Telecom Limited

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2017-12-07T16:45:46+00:00

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 Mills, with the objective of creating a new data centric reseller of converged business communications through a buy and build strategy. The acquisition of BST is Six Degrees’ fifth in as many months. Based in London, BST, which [...]

Acqusition by Leaders of JSM Property Management

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2018-02-28T17:00:48+00:00

HMT undertook due diligence for Leaders, a regional independent business specialising in the letting and management of residential properties, on their acquisition of JSM Property Management Limited (“JSM”). Paul Weller, Managing Director, has overseen Leaders’ successful strategy of growth by acquisition, acquiring and integrating branches and property portfolios for many years.  Bowmark Capital, Lloyds TSB and RBS backed an MBO of Leaders in 2010, and since then, Leaders has continued this strategy with several acquisitions, exploiting a consolidating [...]

Acquisition by AFL Telecommunications LLC of TCC Group

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2017-12-07T16:54:56+00:00

HMT advised AFL Telecommunications LLC on its acquisition of TCC Group, a leading telecommunications network implementation and integration provider based in Bracknell. AFL manufactures fibre optic cables and components and provides design, project management and installation services from the USA, UK and Germany. TCC which has significant experience in designing, building, installing and maintaining next generation networks for a number of large telecommunications customers will join the AFL global portfolio to provide communications services to the European markets. [...]

Gooch & Housego Plc acquisition of Crystal Technology

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2017-11-29T21:38:18+00:00

HMT provided both corporate finance and due diligence services to Gooch & Housego PLC on its acquisition of Crystal Technology LLC, a Californian based manufacturer of acousto-optic, electro-optic and fibre optic components and systems, and oxide single crystal materials for optical applications. The total consideration of $13.75 million is being funded through a combination of cash and new bank debt provided by the Company’s bankers, Royal Bank of Scotland. Crystal Technology has applications in acousto-optics, electro-optics and fibre [...]

Hallmark Hotels acquisition of Croydon’s Aerodrome Hotel

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2018-02-28T17:52:58+00:00

HMT introduced the Hallmark Hotels Group (“Hallmark”), backed by Palatine Private Equity (“Palatine”), to the opportunity to acquire the Aerodrome Hotel based in Croydon, for an undisclosed sum. HMT both sourced the opportunity and advised Hallmark throughout the negotiations with the vendors. Palatine established the Hallmark Hotels Group in October 2007 with the aim of acquiring underperforming three-star hotels and converting them into four-star luxury hotels. The Aerodrome is the eighth to be acquired by the Group that [...]

Spiritel plc acquisition of Housing Communications Limited

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2017-12-08T12:35:02+00:00

HMT were delighted to advise SpiriTel, a leading business communications service provider group, on the acquisition of Housing Communications Limited. Based in Shrewsbury, Shropshire, HCL is a well established provider of mobile voice and data services with a focus on the specialist UK Housing Association sector. HCL has over 17,000 mobile connections and an exclusive contract with the largest procurement agency targeting Housing Associations. HCL’s recently commenced IPC telephony systems sales and networking solutions provide significant cross selling [...]

Acquisition of Cobent Limited by Access Intelligence plc

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2018-02-28T17:56:32+00:00

HMT advised Access Intelligence plc on the acquisition of Cobent Limited, a software business that provides learning management software primarily to regulated sectors, for £5 million. Cobent was founded by Howard Sears in 2003 and is based in Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire. Cobent’s primary product, Learning Compliance Suite (“LCS”) was launched in 2005 and allows regulated organisations to manage employee training, maintaining a complete training record and ensuring compliance with regulatory guidelines on record-keeping, security, validation and auditability.  Initially [...]

SpiriTel plc acquisition of Mobotel Management Limited

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2017-12-08T12:40:21+00:00

HMT were delighted to advise SpiriTel, a leading business communications service provider group, on the acquisition of Mobotel Management Limited. Based in Fulham, Mobotel is a specialist reseller of mobile and data services with over 90% of connections including BlackBerry services. Mobotel has a high quality customer base with an ARPU spend approaching £50 which is significantly higher than the industry average. The acquisition, SpiriTel’s tenth since 2006 and second in February , is in line with SpiriTel’s ‘acquire, [...]

SpiriTel plc Acquisition of Boucon Network Solutions Limited

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2017-12-08T12:42:22+00:00

HMT were delighted to advise SpiriTel, a leading business communications service provider group, on the acquisition of Boucon Network Solutions Limited. Based in Swansea, Boucon is a leading provider of Internet Protocol (IP) based telephony solutions, and like SpiriTel, has the highest level of accreditation with Mitel as a Premier Partner. Boucon has a high quality customer base including the DVLA and a number of NHS Trusts and county councils, with whom Boucon has contracted maintenance agreements. The [...]

Four Times Enterprises investment in Kings Court Trust Corporation

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2017-11-30T10:24:25+00:00

HMT were delighted to advise Four Times Enterprises Ltd (“Four Times”) on its majority investment in Kings Court Trust Corporation. Kings Court is a leading provider of probate services to the UK legal services market. The company offers a unique, fully inclusive fixed fee service, which is gaining recognition as the preferred business model in this evolving market.The investment will allow the Kings Court to continue its growth and develop more channels to market.   [...]

Plus Semi completes acquisition of X-FAB UK

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2017-11-29T21:56:58+00:00

HMT advised Swindon-based Plus Semi on the acquisition of Plymouth based X-FAB UK from its German parent company. Following completion of the acquisition, the two semiconductor manufacturing sites have been integrated into Plymouth and the business will operate as Plessey Semiconductors Limited. Plessey Semiconductors is a well established semiconductor manufacturing business that develops, manufactures and markets niche analog and mixed-signal semiconductor wafers and products on 6” and 8” silicon and silicon-on-insulator substrates for use in integrated circuits. Its [...]

Plus Semi completes acquisition of X-FAB UK

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2017-11-30T09:35:34+00:00

HMT advised Swindon-based Plus Semi on the acquisition of Plymouth based X-FAB UK from its German parent company. Following completion of the acquisition, the two semiconductor manufacturing sites have been integrated into Plymouth and the business will operate as Plessey Semiconductors Limited. Plessey Semiconductors is a well established semiconductor manufacturing business that develops, manufactures and markets niche analog and mixed-signal semiconductor wafers and products on 6” and 8” silicon and silicon-on-insulator substrates for use in integrated circuits. Its [...]

Spiritel plc acquisition of ADK Communications Limited

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2017-12-08T12:44:22+00:00

HMT, were delighted to advise SpiriTel, a leading business communications service provider group, on the acquisition of ADK Communications Ltd. ADK has been established for a number of years and sells voice and data services (inbound and outbound voice, broadband, wholesale line rental and non-geographic numbers) to around 300 corporate customers in the UK. The acquisition, SpiriTel’s eighth in three years and second in November 2009, is in line with SpiriTel’s growth strategy, and provides solid expansion in [...]

Spiritel plc acquisition of Edge Solutions Limited for an initial consideration of £3.6 million

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2017-12-08T12:51:29+00:00

HMT were delighted to advise SpiriTel plc, a leading integrated business communications service provider, on its acquisition of Edge Solutions Limited. Edge is a London based leading provider of network services to almost 200 corporate customers including a number of blue chip financial institutions. The acquisition, SpiriTel’s seventh in three years, is in line with its strategy of both acquisitive and organic growth, and is expected to be immediately earnings enhancing. The acquisition of Edge provides significant cross [...]

Acquisition of Friends Reunited Group by brightsolidLimited

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2017-12-07T17:22:50+00:00

HMT provided fully integrated corporate finance, transaction support and tax advisory services to brightsolid Limited on its £25m acquisition of Friends Reunited Group from ITV plc. brightsolid is a fast growing online innovation business owned by DC Thomson, one of the largest privately owned media and publishing groups in the country. A key part of brightsolid’s strategy is building businesses that link “people and places” on the internet. Friends Reunited is the original social network with 20.6 million members. [...]

Acquisition of Ether-Ray Limited by Access Intelligence plc

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2018-02-28T17:58:04+00:00

HMT advised Access Intelligence plc (“Access”) on the acquisition of Ether-ray Limited (“Ether-Ray”), a software business that specialises in the public sector market, for £2.4 million in cash. Convertible loan notes were issued to Unicorn VCT Plc and Elderstreet VCT Plc, a significant shareholder, raising £1.75 million to part fund the transaction. Ether-Ray was founded by Raul Gonzalez in 1999 and is based in Old Street, London. Ether-Ray’s products are delivered via the Software-as-a-Service (“SaaS”) model with the [...]

Access Intelligence plc acquisition of Solcara Limited

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2018-02-28T17:59:23+00:00

HMT were delighted to act for Access Intelligence plc (“Access”) on their acquisition of Solcara Limited (“Solcara”) a network services reseller. Solcara is a market leading search and information management company that has developed core technologies enabling the development of software applications, which address the need to search, identify and analyse ever expanding volumes of information. Solcara currently has four product offerings, covering legal and professional firms, information access, media relations and crisis management. Their range of blue [...]

Acquisition by Premier Research Arizona LLC of Pivotal Research Centers Inc

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2017-11-29T22:15:27+00:00

  HMT advised Premier Research Group (“PRG”), an international pharmaceutical services group, on the acquisition of Pivotal Research Centers Inc (“Pivotal”), funded by ECI Partners. The acquisition continues PRG’s buy and build growth strategy to build a leading international contract research organisation, whilst also complimenting PRG’s existing offering in the market. Pivotal is well established as a clinical research business based in Phoenix Arizona, with two further sites in Mesa and Salt Lake City. Today the business has [...]

Spiritel Plc acquisition of ED Communications Limited

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2017-12-08T12:54:02+00:00

HMT were delighted to act as reporting accountants on Spiritel’s acquisition of ED Communications Limited (“EDC”), a network services reseller. EDC has been established for a number of years and sells voice and data services (inbound and outbound voice, broadband, wholesale line rental and non-geographic numbers) to the corporate market in the UK. The acquisition, Spiritels sixth in two years, provides EDC’s customers with access to Spiritel with its fully integrated suite of voice and data services. Commenting [...]

Acquisition of David Fangen Holdings Limited

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2017-11-30T09:31:33+00:00

HMT acted for Stackhouse Poland Limited in respect of Stackhouse’s recent acquisition of David Fangen Holdings Limited, a transaction funded by Bank of Scotland. Stackhouse is a leading independent specialist insurance broker to private, charity and corporate clients that has been established since 1974. Under its current management team, it has embarked upon a buy and build growth strategy, and to date has made a number of success acquisitions. In line with this strategy it has now acquired [...]