Due Diligence

Xiatech secures growth funding from Rockpool Investments

2020-12-21T10:19:54+00:00

HMT LLP advised Rockpool Investments (“Rockpool”) on their investment in system integration and data analytics specialist Xiatech. Rockpool invest in Xiatech’s Single Data View© platform, a Software as a Service (SaaS) solution that provides companies with a real-time view of customer, inventory, product, orders and sales data, as well as an enterprise-scale integration hub, analytics and powerful machine learning capabilities, all hosted in the cloud. The equity raise will enable Xiatech to deliver on its growth strategy to [...]

Arraco Global Markets secures funding from YFM Equity Partners

2020-12-17T11:04:26+00:00

HMT LLP advised YFM Equity Partners (“YFM”) on their £3.75million investment in global commodities broker ARRACO Global Markets (“ARRACO”). Founded in 2015 and based in London, ARRACO specialises in brokerage for global commodities, working a range of international clients including oil majors, global trade houses, energy utilities, shippers, banks and funds. YFM has made a £3.75m investment into ARRACO. The funds provided by YFM will be used to expand ARRACO’s established UK footprint, as well as hire additional [...]

Whistl acquires Clientbase Fulfilment Ltd

2020-12-10T10:14:12+00:00

HMT undertook financial due diligence for Whistl on their acquisition of home shopping fulfilment services provider Clientbase Fulfilment Limited (“Clientbase”). Founded in 1999, Clientbase Fulfilment is a privately owned firm providing full e-commerce and home shopping solutions for companies, including pick & pack, 140 seat contact centre capability, warehousing, returns handling and delivery services. Based in Paignton, Devon, the company has built up an impressive customer base with well-known brands including Cisco, Dogs Trust, Madeleine, Peter Hahn, RSPCA, [...]

Buy-out of Inciner8 Limited

2020-11-12T11:22:21+00:00

HMT, led by Partner Paul Read, and Managers Will Wimmer and Andrew Reid, undertook financial due diligence for Chiltern Capital on their buy-out of leading designer and manufacturer of incinerators, Inciner8 Limited (“Inciner8”). Founded in 2003 by Vince Ferguson OBE, Inciner8 is based in Southport and is a leading designer and manufacturer of incinerators for a range of applications across the waste management industry including medical, municipal and animal. Inciner8 supplies incinerators to a range of customers including [...]

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 [...]

Maven VCTs invest in Gen inCode

2020-09-16T13:53:49+00:00

HMT LLP advised Maven Capital Partners on their investment in Gen inCode, a genetic testing business specialising in the risk assessment and prediction of cardiovascular disease. Founded in 2018, Gen inCode has developed a range of patented DNA risk assessment products which utilise AI, bioinformatics and a globally recognised clinical evidence base to provide predictive analysis of a patient’s health risk. Proprietary algorithms are used to predict the probability of adverse events, resulting in a comprehensive risk evaluation [...]

MBI of Buckingham Fine Arts

2020-08-25T08:14:26+00:00

HMT LLP advised Blue HK Investments and their portfolio company Palace Contemporary Fine Arts Limited on the acquisition of leading UK art publisher Buckingham Fine Art Publishers Limited. Founded in 1982, Buckingham distributes original artwork and high-quality limited-edition prints to galleries and collectors globally. Recognised as one of the UK’s leading fine art publishers, the company represents some of the country’s most talented artists including Amy Louise, Andrei Protsouk, Ben Jeffery, Chris DeRubeis, Dale Bowen, Edward Waite, Emily [...]

Mobeus invests in Andersen EV

2020-07-06T13:31:06+00:00

HMT advised Mobeus Equity Partners on their £1million growth capital investment in smart electric vehicle charger designer Andersen EV. Based in London, Andersen EV designs aspirational, sleek electric vehicle charge points and uses industrial-grade electronics to deliver enhanced performance as well as advanced software for a range of smart charging functionality. The electric vehicle (“EV”) market grew by 132% in the year to May 2020, compared to a 58% drop in sales of petrol and diesel vehicles, over [...]

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 [...]

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