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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 [...]

Disposal of Elmelin

2019-08-12T10:11:11+00:00

HMT advised the shareholders of London-based manufacturer of industrial electrical and heat insulation products Elmelin Ltd on the disposal of the business to the management team supported by Panoramic Growth Equity. Founded in London in 1912, Elmelin is a manufacturing business focused on delivering innovative electrical and high temperature insulation solutions. Elmelin is the market leader in the manufacture of mica laminates, used as part of the lining system of coreless induction furnaces used in the foundry and [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

£20m Secondary MBO of UAP

2019-08-12T10:14:38+00:00

HMT LLP advised the shareholders and management team of leading UK supplier and distributor of high specification door and window hardware UAP Ltd (“UAP”) on the secondary management buy-out backed by Maven Capital Partners (“Maven”). Established in 1996 by David Jennings and based in Manchester, UAP has an extensive and market leading portfolio of brands across key product areas such as door lock cylinders, handles, hinges, letter box plates and guards. The business has a track record of [...]

Investment in Smyle Creative Limited

2019-08-12T10:14:31+00:00

HMT LLP advised Rockpool Investments and Chad Lion-Cachet on their investment in leading event and creative agency Smyle Creative Limited. Founded by Rick Stainton and Matt Margetson in 2003, Smyle is a leading creative agency delivering live and digital experiences to business and consumer audiences around the world, employing 70 full time staff with global brands as clients from sectors including tech, media, IT, finance and pharmaceutical. Smyle has delivered numerous international events for clients such as Samsung, [...]

MBO of Rowan International

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 [...]

BIMBO of Gradwell Communications backed by Chiltern Capital

2018-03-01T10:27:05+00:00

HMT LLP undertook financial due diligence for Chiltern Capital (“Chiltern”) on their investment in Gradwell Communications (“Gradwell”) to support the buy-in management buy-out. Founded by Peter Gradwell in 1998, the Bath-based business has been a pioneer of voice over internet protocol (VoIP) telephony in the UK. The business has now diversified and provides a wide range of cloud-based services and connectivity to SMEs. Gradwell is a Microsoft Gold Partner for hosting, participating in the Microsoft Partner Network for hosting solutions. [...]