Due Diligence

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MBO of Motocaddy

2019-10-23T09:00:40+00:00

HMT LLP have completed a combined buyside advisory engagement comprising debt advisory and financial due diligence for Ethos Partners on their investment in UK leading golf trolleys and accessories retailer Motocaddy Holdings to support the MBO. Founded in 2004, Motocaddy aims to bring the very best in design, build and functionality to golfers of all ages and abilities looking for reliable and affordable golf trolleys. They have developed an award-winning line of electric and push models available in [...]

Festicket acquires Event Genius and Ticket Arena

2019-08-30T10:17:20+00:00

HMT advised leading festival booking platform Festicket on their acquisition of ticketing platform Event Genius and their consumer facing brand Ticket Arena. Founded in 2012 by Zack Sabban and Jonathan Younes, Festicket empowers music fans with a seamless service to discover and book tickets and travel packages to over 2,000 music festivals worldwide. The two-sided marketplace uses a network of nearly 6,000 accommodation and travel suppliers to create unique festival experiences for millions of festival-goers from around the [...]

Refinancing of Precision Technologies

2019-07-11T08:44:57+00:00

HMT LLP advised Arbuthnot on the refinancing of specialist precision component manufacturer Precision Technologies Ltd. Arbuthnot provided a cash flow loan and receivables financing facility to Precision Technologies. Based in Tamworth, Precision Technologies is a high precision engineering company specialising in the manufacture of gears, gauges and splines which are used in the most demanding and high profile industries such as aerospace, healthcare, oil and gas, motorsport and automotive. Precision Technologies’ Engineers use the latest technologies in CAD/CAM, [...]

MBO of Whiteleaf Furniture

2019-04-29T15:10:05+00:00

HMT LLP advised contract furniture manufacturer Whiteleaf on their recent MBO.    Established in High Wycombe in 1870 by specialist chair maker William Goodearl, Whiteleaf produces contract bedroom and living room furniture predominantly for the student accommodation market. Working independently or alongside design professionals, Whiteleaf offers a complete service; from manufacture & supply only, to a project managed, turn-key option; inclusive of bedroom, kitchen, lounge and communal furniture. The investment will enable Whiteleaf to grow the business and [...]

MBO of Amberjack backed by LDC

2019-04-25T12:12:15+00:00

HMT LLP advised on the management buy-out of graduate recruitment services firm Amberjack Ltd. LDC Private Equity invested £17.6 million to support the business. Based in Newbury, Amberjack provides specialist career services and software to many of the UK’s largest employers, with a particular focus on graduates, school leavers and apprenticeship programmes. It uses proprietary cloud-based software tools to automate processes, manage application volumes and provide data driven insights to help assess and select candidates and also provide [...]

Outsource UK acquires RZ Group

2019-04-16T09:54:30+00:00

HMT LLP advised specialist independent recruitment firm Outsource UK on their acquisition of RZ Group (previously Recruitment Zone). Headquartered in Swindon with offices in Manchester, Stoke-on-Trent, Birmingham and London, Outsource UK is one of the largest independent recruitment companies in the UK, supplying highly-skilled technology, change and engineering talent to clients within a range of specialist sectors such as engineering, financial services, public sector, defence and logistics. Founded in 1998 and based in Edinburgh and Bolton, RZ Group [...]

Octopus invests in Rotolight

2019-03-05T12:24:36+00:00

HMT LLP advised Octopus Investments on their £5 million investment in manufacturer of LED lighting products for photographers and film makers Rotolight Ltd.    Based in Pinewood Studios, Rotolight is a pioneering British technology company, specializing in creating award winning LED lighting products for photographers and filmmakers. Rotolight develops products that provide unique tools to image makers, allowing them to realise their creative vision and aspirations. Rotolight’s lighting products have been used in countless media companies including Disney [...]

MBO of Architectural Panel Solutions

2019-03-12T11:14:27+00:00

HMT LLP advised Chiltern Capital on their investment to support the management buy-out of Architectural Panel Solutions (“APS”).  APS is a manufacturer, fabricator and distributor of panel and framing products for commercial, residential and industrial buildings in the UK, continental Europe and the USA. The company sells a number of well-established, own brands with over 30 years of history, including a unique composite stone panel product and two panel framing systems.  It also distributes a range of third [...]

Downing Ventures invests in Firefly Learning

2019-01-29T09:56:49+00:00

HMT LLP advised Downing Ventures on their £5 million investment in software suite of school learning tools Firefly. Created by two GCSE students Joe Mathewson and Simon Hay, Firefly is a software suite that enables teachers and students to have access to school information online and out of the classroom. Firefly gives teachers more time to teach, enables students to learn in ways that work best for them, and involves parents with their child’s learning every step of [...]

Secondary buyout of Indigo-Belcom

2018-12-17T11:12:08+00:00

HMT LLP undertook vendor due diligence for Indigo-Belcom on their secondary management buy-out supported by Growth Capital Partners. Based in South Wales, Indigo-Belcom is a leading independent global telecom services delivery partner offering high value, mission critical solutions to the fixed and mobile carrier and enterprise market sectors. Indigo-Belcom specialises in the design, planning, build, supply, management and maintenance of UK, European and global telecommunications networks. They offer a comprehensive range of installation, professional and technical services to [...]