Acquisitions

Divestment of SeaRoc from Fred Olsen to Vela Software Group

2020-11-12T11:18:12+00:00

HMT, led by Partner James Thomas and Senior Manager Ricky Collis, advised leading renewable energy and travel sector company Fred. Olsen Limited (“Fred Olsen”) on the divestment of SeaRoc Group Ltd (“SeaRoc”), a leading provider of SaaS based industrial operational risk management software solutions to Vela Software Group (“Vela”) which is part of the $30bn+ CAD Canadian public company Constellation Software Inc. SeaRoc was formed in 2002 to provide industry leading SaaS based solutions to optimise safety and [...]

Hanmere acquires Plasmech

2020-10-08T07:32:17+00:00

HMT LLP advised Chiltern Capital’s portfolio company Hanmere Polythene on their acquisition of Plasmech Packaging Ltd, an expert in polythene film extrusion and polythene bag manufacturing. Based in Hitchin, Hertfordshire, less than 5 miles from Hanmere, Plasmech offers a strong product, customer and supplier fit with the enlarged group, and its acquisition supports Chiltern’s strategy to create a pan-European flexible packaging group focussed primarily on end markets in food, food processing, hygiene and personal care.. Plasmech was acquired [...]

CIPHR acquires Digits Industries

2020-09-21T09:40:55+00:00

HMT LLP advised LDC-backed HR software solutions provider CIPHR Ltd on their acquisition of Digits Industries Ltd to offer seamless HR and learning solutions. CIPHR is one of the UK’s most trusted HR systems providers and supplies UK small and medium sized businesses with HR Software as a Service (Saas), payroll software and eRecruitment solutions to enable their customers to manage their workforce more effectively. CIPHR has partnered with Digits since 2018 to provide learning management solutions to [...]

Newable Capital acquires J.C. Atkinson & Son

2020-08-28T09:20:25+00:00

HMT LLP advised Newable Capital on their acquisition of a majority shareholding in leading UK coffin manufacturer J.C. Atkinson & Son (“JCA”). Founded in 1936, and based in the North East, JCA has grown through three generations of family ownership to become the leading independent manufacturer and distributor of coffins, caskets and other related products to the UK funeral market. The business now employs 150 staff across three UK locations, the company’s products have an outstanding reputation for [...]

Aker Systems secures strategic investment from LDC

2020-08-03T16:20:51+00:00

HMT provided buyside lead advisory services to LDC on their investment in secure data platform provider Aker Systems. Aker Systems was founded in 2016 by a team of experienced technology professionals who recognised an opportunity to provide highly secure enterprise data platforms to large organisations. The business designs, builds and operates ultra-secure public cloud data environments for large private and public sector clients. Its proprietary technology solutions drive performance and reduce costs while helping its clients to improve [...]

Conn3ct acquires ICR Speech Solutions & Services

2020-06-30T08:56:10+00:00

HMT LLP advised leading global communications partner Conn3ct on their acquisition of ICR Speech Solutions & Services Ltd, a highly specialised speech application development company in interactive voice response (IVR) and next generation speech bot technology. IVR is a critical technology in contact centres, providing the initial response to a customer caller before they reach an agent. Dramatic advances in technology and the introduction of artificial intelligence and machine learning have driven IVR from basic ‘call steering’ towards [...]

Chiltern Capital carves out Doby Verrolec Ltd

2020-06-19T10:23:20+00:00

HMT LLP advised Chiltern Capital on the carve out of UK’s largest manufacturer of HVAC ductwork jointing systems and ductwork components, Doby Verrolec Ltd. Headquartered in County Durham, Doby Verrolec designs, manufactures and distributes ductwork components, suspension systems and other roll-formed products. The extensive range of HVAC accessories includes flanges, corners, clamps, gaskets and their patented DobyGrip suspension system. As the largest manufacturer of ductwork jointing systems in the UK, Doby Verrolec has been acquired by Chiltern Capital [...]

Rockpool invests in MomentumABM

2020-03-10T18:04:49+00:00

HMT LLP advised Rockpool Investments on their acquisition of leading account-based marketing consultancy firm MomentumABM. With offices in London and Seattle, MomentumABM is an account-based marketing consultancy, providing advisory services that unite marketing and sales teams to grow key accounts.  MomentumABM works with blue chip and enterprise technology companies on B2B sales and marketing optimisation. Since inception in 2011, MomentumABM has worked on hundreds of complex sales cycles, advising on over 4,000 deals and securing over $90 billion [...]

Interact acquires Apex Training

2020-02-14T12:21:10+00:00

HMT LLP provided financial modelling services to Interact Training Group and Rockpool Investments on their acquisition of learning solutions provider Apex Training and Development Ltd. Founded in 1994, Apex Training & Development is a multi-award-winning training technology business, with a pioneering approach towards learning journeys and learning technologies. The business has offices in Falkirk, Plymouth, London and Dubai. Interact is an internationally renowned corporate training provider with a focus on management and leadership courses.  It is unique in [...]

CIPHR acquires Payroll Business Solutions

2019-12-17T13:10:44+00:00

HMT LLP advised LDC backed HR software solutions provider CIPHR Ltd on their acquisition of payroll software & service provider Payroll Business Solutions (“PBS”). Established in 1992 and based in Marlow, CIPHR is one of the UK’s most trusted HR systems providers and supplies UK small and medium sized businesses with HR Software as a Service (Saas), payroll software and eRecruitment solutions to enable their customers to manage their workforce more effectively. PBS provides end to end payroll [...]

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