Downing invests in Rated People

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2018-09-24T15:07:37+00:00

HMT LLP advised Downing on their £4 million investment in online home services marketplace Rated People Ltd. Rated People is an online home services marketplace that aims to connect homeowners with high quality local tradespeople. The company offers access to more than 50,000 tradespeople, representing over 30 trades, and covering the whole of the UK.  It is free for homeowners to post jobs on the platform. Trades customers pay a subscription fee, along with transactional revenues to access [...]

Chiltern Capital invests in PES

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2018-09-27T08:38:11+00:00

HMT LLP advised Chiltern Capital in a growth capital investment in employee benefits and HR support provider Premier Employer Solutions Ltd (“PES”). PES was founded as an employee benefits consultancy and started to focus on designing a SaaS employee benefits solution for smaller and mid-tier businesses in 2011. Since then PES has been offering clients an integrated employee benefits solution with an evolving, user-focused platform, expert benefits advice, employee communications, full back-office administration and an award-winning broking service. [...]

NVM invests in Clarilis

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2018-07-30T10:36:37+00:00

HMT LLP advised NVM Private Equity on their £3.1 million investment in Clarilis Limited, a technology business providing drafting automation solutions to the legal industry. Based in Birmingham, Clarilis provides a software solution designed by lawyers for lawyers, that enables their clients to quickly and easily capture legal firm or legal department best drafting techniques and extend them consistently across the entire practice. The Clarilis platform is totally attuned to the specific needs of the legal profession, and [...]

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 [...]

Investment in Live Better With

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2018-07-03T09:39:23+00:00

HMT LLP advised lead investor Downing Ventures on the £5.4m investment in healthcare e-commerce platform Live Better With. Founded by entrepreneur Tamara Rajah, Live Better With is a healthcare ecommerce platform aimed at helping people with long-term medical conditions. Live Better With’s online marketplace provides access to non-medical products, services and helpful views and information that can make day-to-day life better for those coping with long-term health issues. The Live Better With community has more than 70,000 patients [...]

Edge invests in children’s activity app Hoop

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2018-06-20T10:15:59+00:00

HMT LLP undertook financial due diligence for Edge Investments on their investment in a marketplace which helps families find and book organised local actives for kids. Edge and the Business Growth Fund invested £4 million in the business. Founded in 2016, Hoop helps families discover and book fun organised local activities for children; from kids raves and baby and toddler groups to swimming lessons, drama classes and arts and crafts. Since launching in 2016 the Hoop app has [...]

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 [...]

Edge invests in OTT video distribution platform Airbeem

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2018-05-24T11:51:49+00:00

HMT LLP undertook financial due diligence for Edge Investments on their investment in UK-based “over-the-top” video distribution software Airbeem. Based in London, Airbeem provides software which enables content owners to publish and monetise their digital video content direct to consumers. Its turnkey solution for the middle market provides an end-to-end solution between content owners and consumers, offering easy and affordable ways for publishers delivering their digital content to drive various monetisation models and create a compelling user experience [...]

Peter Hargreaves invests in Goonhilly Earth Station

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2018-05-24T08:58:34+00:00

HMT LLP undertook financial due diligence for Peter Hargreaves on his £24 million investment in Goonhilly Earth Station. Founded by entrepreneur and satellite communications engineer, Ian Jones, Goonhilly Earth Station Ltd acquired the Goonhilly satellite station from BT in 2014 with a vision to create a multi-faceted space hub. Goonhilly is famous for being involved in the first trans-Atlantic TV transmission in 1962, beaming images of the moon landing across Britain in 1969, and taking part in almost [...]

Roma Finance secures funding from Foresight

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2018-05-03T11:45:47+00:00

HMT LLP advised Foresight Group on their provision of a debt facility to independent principal property lender, Roma Finance. Foresight have provided a debt facility of up to £25 million to Roma. Based in Manchester, Roma provides short-term bridging finance to property developers, secured on residential, commercial and industrial properties, throughout England & Wales. Roma has a strong track record, having completed just under 500 transactions since 2014 and grown its loan book by almost 50% since January [...]

Downing invests in Glownet

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2018-05-01T10:16:50+00:00

HMT LLP undertook financial due diligence for Downing Ventures on their investment in contactless solution provider for the event industry Glownet. Glownet develops a software solution that revolutionises the live event experience by creating frictionless, secure and optimised experiences for attendees, vendors, organisers and brands. The cloud-based platform delivers access control, cashless payments, crew management, social media activations, loyalty programs and customer insight solutions to music festivals, food & beverages festivals, nightclubs, trade shows, sporting events and more. Glownet [...]

YFM invests in Ncam

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2018-03-22T17:40:42+00:00

HMT undertook financial due diligence for YFM Equity Partners (“YFM”) on their investment in augmented reality specialist Ncam. Ncam was founded in 2012 by Nic Hatch (CEO), Sam Boivin (CTO) and Brice Michoud (Senior R&D Engineer) to develop a unique augmented reality solution which combines patented camera tracking hardware that fuses data from multiple sources with proprietary software to adapt the application to its target markets. Ncam’s award winning products are utilised globally across Broadcast, Film and Episodic [...]

MBO of Rowan International

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2018-02-28T12:10:33+00:00

HMT LLP undertook financial due diligence for Connection Capital on their investment in Rowan International to support the management buy-out. Founded 30 years ago, Rowan International is one of Europe’s largest residual stock management distributors, which specialises in buying and re-selling branded goods to the discount market. The company purchases surplus stock of fast-moving consumer goods such as leading-brand toiletries and cosmetics or household items that are left over, for instance when a promotional campaign comes 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, [...]

Investment in ADC Biotechnology by Maven

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2018-03-01T10:25:51+00:00

 HMT LLP advised Maven Capital Partners (“Maven”) on their investment in anti-cancer drugs manufacturer ADC Biotechnology (“ADC”). ADC Bio operates in the highest growth sector within oncology therapeutics and has developed a unique patented Lock-Release technology for the development and manufacture of Antibody Drug Conjugates (ADC) group of cancer therapies which are designed to specifically target and kill tumour cells. Known as ‘magic bullets’, ADCs are the next generation of anti-cancer drugs which combine the unique targeting capabilities of [...]

Investment in TRX by Edge

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2018-03-01T10:25:49+00:00

HMT LLP undertook financial due diligence for Edge Investments (“Edge”) on their investment in Dial Square 86 Ltd, the holding company for online TV rights licensing platform The RightsXchange (“TRX”). TRX is an online deal-making platform for TV rights licensing. It enables TV programme buyers to search for content, access instant rights availabilities, negotiate a deal and sign the contract entirely online. Presently transactions in this market happen offline and person-to-person, leading to long deal times and operational inefficiencies. [...]

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 [...]

Investment in Trade Skills 4U by Palatine

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2018-03-01T10:26:44+00:00

HMT LLP undertook financial due diligence for Palatine Private Equity (“Palatine”) on their investment in electrical training courses firm Trade Skills 4U. Headquartered in Crawley with sites in London and Warrington, Trade Skills 4U provides a range of electrical courses for individuals who have little or no electrical knowledge who want to become electricians, while also providing further training to those already in the profession or associated trades. Palatine invested to support the existing management team. The investment marks [...]

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 [...]

MBO of Nu-Heat backed by Bestport Capital

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2018-03-01T10:28:56+00:00

HMT LLP have completed a combined buyside advisory engagement comprising Financial Due Diligence and Debt Advisory for Bestport Capital (Bestport) on the MBO of underfloor heating specialist, Nu–Heat. Established in 1992, Exeter based Nu–Heat has grown to become the market leader in the design and supply of underfloor heating (“UFH”) systems and integrated renewables solutions. Employing over 100 staff, it achieved revenues of £14.7m and EBITDA of £1.8m in the year to 31 March 2017. The MBO was led by CEO, [...]

MBO of ProspectSoft Ltd backed by Maven

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2018-03-01T10:30:06+00:00

HMT LLP undertook financial due diligence for Maven Capital Partners (“Maven”) on their £6 million investment in cloud-based technology company  ProspectSoft Ltd (“ProspectSoft”) to support the management buy-out. Founded in 2000 and based in Buckinghamshire, ProspectSoft provides niche, award-winning Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and e-commerce software for the Business-to-Business (B2B) market. Its technology can be fully integrated with clients’ existing accounting and Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) packages including market-leading systems such as Access Dimension, Exchequer, Pegasus and Sage. ProspectSoft have [...]

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 [...]

Investment in Xupes by Downing LLP

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

HMT LLP undertook financial due diligence for Downing LLP (“Downing”) on their investment in leading retailer of pre-owned luxury goods Xupes Limited (“Xupes”). Founded in 2009 by Frank and Joseph McKenzie, Xupes has grown from its roots as a family business to one of the leading retailers of pre-owned luxury goods, employing approximately 25 members of staff. As well as selling high-end watches, jewellery, handbags, fine arts and antiques, Xupes also offers servicing and repairs on their luxury goods. Downing’s [...]

Investment in My 1st Years by Beringea

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2018-03-01T10:32:33+00:00

HMT LLP undertook financial due diligence for Beringea LLP (“Beringea”) and Hargreave Hale (“Hargreave”) on their £5 million growth capital investment in personalisation site for children’s products My 1st Years. My 1st Years is an ecommerce company that provides personalised gifts for babies and children. The company was founded by Daniel Price and Jonny Sitton in 2009, and has since become a favourite with celebrities including Dannii Minogue and Elton John as well as the royals. My 1st Years is [...]

Investment in Newsflare by Edge Investments

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2018-03-01T10:32:44+00:00

5 Deals of Christmas - 3 videos uploading... HMT LLP undertook due diligence for Edge Investments (“Edge”) on their £2.4million investment in online video news community Newsflare. Newsflare is a video marketplace platform for video creators, licensing UGC video to some of the world’s biggest media players. Newsflare matches video content to demand and distributes the content to clients and partners around the world. Newsflare provides video to a wide range of media players, all of whom seek compelling video [...]

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. [...]

Investment in Dovetail Games by Alcuin

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

HMT LLP undertook financial due diligence for Alcuin Capital Partners (“Alcuin”) on their investment in simulation games provider Dovetail Games (“Dovetail”). Established in 2009, Dovetail Games is a market-leader in the development and publishing of simulation entertainment products. Initially responsible for producing the Train Simulator series of products on PC, Dovetail has expanded its range of games to include flight and fishing simulation games, available for both PC and console. The company has grown from 7 employees to over 130 [...]

Investment in Chic Retreats by Maven

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2018-03-01T10:33:04+00:00

HMT LLP advised Maven Capital Partners (“Maven”) on their investment in technology company Chic Lifestyle Ltd, which operates under the brand Chic Retreats (“Chic”). Chic Retreats operates in the online B2B travel and tourism sector, enabling independent and boutique hotels, as well and luxury villas, to optimise the distribution of their rooms, rates and availability online.  The Company’s innovative software targets an under served segment of the market allowing these smaller properties to manage inventory in real time and process [...]

Investment in Contact Engine by Beringea and Amadeus Capital

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2018-03-01T10:34:09+00:00

HMT LLP undertook due diligence for Beringea LLP (“Beringea”) and Amadeus Capital on their investment in SaaS solutions provider ContactEngine. Founded in 2009, ContactEngine is a SaaS platform that automates the conversations between corporates and their customers, ensuring that crucial moments such as sales, deliveries and appointments are executed with precision and minimum effort. ContactEngine’s ground-breaking solutions have attracted major clients, including Whirlpool, Virgin Media, Sky, Telecom Italia and British Gas. The company has already established a presence in Italy, Germany [...]

Investment in MPB by Mobeus

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2018-03-01T10:35:42+00:00

HMT LLP undertook financial due diligence for Mobeus Equity Partners (“Mobeus”) on their £2.1 million investment in the UK’s largest online marketplace for photographic equipment MPB. Based in Brighton, MPB was founded by Matt Barker in 2008. The business has developed a custom-designed technology that provides a more efficient and enjoyable way of selling and buying used camera equipment and is now the UK’s largest online marketplace to sell, buy or exchange camera equipment. MPB which was launched with a [...]

MBO of Indigo Telecom backed by Maven and YFM

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2018-03-01T10:35:48+00:00

HMT LLP undertook financial due diligence for Maven Capital Partners (“Maven”) and YFM Equity Partners (“YFM”) on their £12 million investment in Indigo Telecom Group Ltd (“Indigo”) to support the management buy-out. South Wales based Indigo designs, installs and maintains telecom networks across the UK and Europe, enabling customers such as Vodafone, Sky and BT to deliver fixed line, broadband, mobile and other data services to a wide variety of corporate, enterprise and consumer end users. Its key capabilities include Project [...]

Investment in Thread by Beringea

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2018-03-01T10:35:58+00:00

HMT LLP undertook due diligence for Beringea LLP (“Beringea”) on their investment in UK men personal styling service provider Thread Ltd (“Thread”). Founded in 2012 by entrepreneurs Kieran O’Neill, Ben Phillips and Ben Kucsan, Thread is a free online personal styling service, offering tailored advice to men on how to dress. Thanks to their unique combination of personal stylists and algorithms, Thread is able to sort millions of items to create the best outfits for each one of their clients, [...]

MBO of 1st Option Safety Group

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2018-03-01T10:36:13+00:00

HMT LLP undertook due diligence for Royal Bank of Scotland (“RBS”) and Management on the MBO of 1st Option Safety Group. 1st Option Safety is the leading provider of safety advice, support, training and equipment to the media and entertainment sector. 1st Option Safety offers its services to over 400 production companies, venues and events including being safety advisers on Downton Abbey, The Apprentice, The Rugby World Cup and Britain’s Got Talent as well as the Royal Opera House. HMT [...]

Investment in Hive Online Ltd by Encore Capital

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2018-03-01T10:36:16+00:00

HMT LLP undertook financial and tax due diligence for Encore Capital (“Encore”) on their investment in Hive Online Ltd (“Hive”). Established in 2005, Hive is a provider of unique code on-pack printing promotional services to FMCG companies. The company provides a patent-pending, end-to-end platform that uses unique codes to verify that a consumer has purchased the product enabling FMCG brands to measure the effectiveness of their promotional campaigns and customer loyalty. Hive has won 34 COGS Awards since its creation [...]

MBO of CIPHR backed by LDC

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2018-03-01T10:37:37+00:00

HMT LLP undertook financial and tax due diligence for Lloyds Development Capital (“LDC”) on their investment in HR software provider CIPHR. Established in 1992 and based in Marlow, CIPHR provides many UK small and medium sized businesses with HR Software as a Service (Saas), payroll software and eRecruitment solutions to enable their customers to effectively manage their staff. CIPHR is one of the UK’s most trusted HR systems providers and has observed a strong period of growth in recent years [...]

Investment in Vantage Finance Ltd

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2018-03-01T10:36:27+00:00

HMT LLP undertook financial due diligence for lower mid-market private equity firm  Chiltern Capital LLP (“Chiltern”) on their investment in Thames Valley-based Vantage Finance Ltd (“Vantage”). Established in 2004 and based in Gerrards Cross, Vantage Finance is a leading master broker offering property lending solutions spanning commercial mortgages, bridging loans, development finance and secured loans on a national basis. Chiltern Capital has taken a significant minority stake and will work closely with the team to build out the management structure [...]

Sovereign led Management Buyout of Dalepak

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2018-03-01T11:04:40+00:00

HMT 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 a portfolio of seamlessly integrated warehousing, distribution, packing, internet fulfilment and freight forwarding services that can be tailored around individual customer requirements. Operating from four warehouse centres across Northampton, Dalepak is currently the second fastest growing business in Northamptonshire. The management buyout was led by private equity firm [...]

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 [...]

Investment in GEV Group by Maven Capital Partners

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2018-03-01T11:06:23+00:00

HMT undertook financial due diligence for Maven Capital Partners (“Maven”) on their investment in leading group in renewables sector GEV Group (“GEV”). Maven invested £5.4 million in GEV. GEV has four main divisions which operate across multiple markets and global locations: GEV Wind Power, Subsea Masters, Oxifree and GEV Offshore one of the leading specialist in Oil & Gas engineering. The £5.4million investment from Maven will provide the business with additional capital to support its impressive growth plans. Highly regarded [...]

Investment in BEST by Percipient Capital

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2018-03-01T11:08:17+00:00

HMT LLP undertook due diligence for private equity firm Percipient Capital (“Percipient”) on their investment in energy saving products manufacturer British Energy Saving Technology (“BEST”). Based in Cornwall, BEST designs and manufactures energy saving products for motors, lighting, refrigeration and air conditioning. Their real-time energy management system Eniscope is used by many customers worldwide including restaurant chains, sports clubs, retailers and data centres. The investment by Percipient into the business will enable BEST to grow their presence on international markets [...]

MBO of Oxford Cryosystems Ltd

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2018-03-01T11:08:32+00:00

HMT LLP undertook due diligence for senior debt provider Royal Bank of Scotland (“RBS”) on the management buy-out of Oxford Cryosystems Ltd. Oxford Cryosystems is a market-leading UK manufacturer of highly specialised scientific instruments and software. The company was founded by John Cosier and Mike Glazer in a laboratory of Oxford University in 1985 where they have developed the first Cryostream Cooler.  The business has since grown into a high-tech, commercial organisation with three distinct product lines selling to hundreds [...]

Investment in Virtua by Connection Capital

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2018-03-01T11:08:38+00:00

HMT LLP undertook due diligence on the investment in specialist telecom engineering firm Virtua UK Ltd (“Virtua”) by Connection Capital Ltd (“Connection Capital”). Based in Wiltshire, Virtua provides services from design and installation, to testing and optimisation, for expanding and upgrading mobile networks on behalf of the major UK mobile network operators. Their client base also include commercial estate owners of major developments such as Terminal 2, Wembley Stadium and the “Walkie Talkie” skyscraper in London. Virtua has secured £4.6 [...]

Management Buy-out of Review Display Systems Ltd

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2018-03-01T11:08:45+00:00

HMT LLP undertook due diligence on the management buy-out of Review Display Systems Ltd (“Review Display”) backed by Royal Bank of Scotland (“RBS”). Based in Kent, Review Display a company established in 1982 are a designer and supplier of industrial flat panel display technologies together with associated Touch Screens and Single board computer solutions, helping provide knowledgeable advice to world leading manufacturers across multiple disciplines. With over 15 years of experience, the current management team acquired the business from its [...]

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, [...]

Investment in D3O by Beringea LLP

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

HMT LLP undertook due diligence for private equity firm Beringea LLP (“Beringea”) on their $13 million investment in developer of smart materials D3O. Based in Brighton, D3O is a ground-breaking impact protection solutions company that licenses a range of unique patented smart materials. Its technology is used to produce a shock absorbing material that can be found in a range of products across the motorcycle, sport, footwear, electronics, military and work-wear sectors. D3O® was proven during the 2006 Winter Olympics, [...]

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 [...]