Investment in Trade Skills 4U by Palatine

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2017-11-24T21:37:52+00:00

Palatine invests in Trade Skills 4U HMT, led by Partner Paul Read and Manager Tom Bradbury 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 [...]

MBO of Nu-Heat backed by Bestport Capital

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2017-11-24T21:39:56+00:00

MBO of Nu-Heat backed by Bestport Capital HMT led by Partner Andrew Thomson 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 [...]

Acquisition of Vee Bee Filtration by Signum Technology

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2017-08-11T15:07:06+00:00

Signum Technology acquires Vee Bee Filtration HMT LLP led by Partners Andrew Thomson and Paul Read 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 [...]

MBO of Clamason supported by Connection Capital

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2017-08-11T12:48:40+00:00

MBO of Clamason supported by Connection Capital HMT LLP advised on the management buy-out of Clamason Industries Limited (“Clamason”) supported by Connection Capital (“Connection”) and Santander. Clamason is Europe’s leading manufacturer of precision pressings and stampings.  With facilities both in the UK and Slovakia, Clamason is a multi-award winning market leader for precision pressings in the automotive, medical and domestic sectors, with established international blue-chip clients. The Management Buy-out was supported by Connection Capital whose clients invested £5.4million in the [...]

Connection Capital invests £4.6m of growth capital in IconX

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2017-06-06T10:54:32+00:00

Connection Capital invests £4.6m of growth capital in IconX 5 Deals of Christmas - 4 keys cutting... HMT LLP led by Directors Peter Wear and Holly Bedford-Bell, and Partner Andrew Thomson, advised the shareholders of IconX Ltd (“IconX”), an innovative British manufacturer of semi-automated key cutting machines, on their fundraising supported by Connection Capital LLP (“Connection”). Established in 2010, IconX has developed “My Key Machine”, a unique, self-contained key cutting machine that is able to scan and cut more than [...]

Acquisition of PDF by The EPI Group

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2017-11-24T21:40:25+00:00

The EPI Group acquires PDF HMT's 5 Deals of Christmas - 5 oil engineers working... HMT LLP led by Partners Ian Barton and Paul Read, Director Holly Bedford-Bell and Senior Managers Julia Carruthers and Adrian Howells 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 [...]

Investment in GEV Group by Maven Capital Partners

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2017-11-24T21:40:37+00:00

Investment in GEV Group by Maven Capital Partners HMT, led by Partner Paul Read and Director Holly Bedford-Bell 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 [...]

Investment in BEST by Percipient Capital

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2017-11-24T21:40:50+00:00

Investment in BEST by Percipient Capital HMT LLP led by Partner Paul Read and Director Holly Bedford-Bell 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 [...]

MBO of Oxford Cryosystems Ltd

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2017-06-06T10:54:33+00:00

MBO of Oxford Cryosystems Ltd HMT LLP led by Partner Paul Read and Manager Antonia Fernandez 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 [...]

Management Buy-out of Review Display Systems Ltd

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2017-06-06T10:54:34+00:00

Management Buy-out of Review Display Systems Ltd HMT LLP led by Partner Paul Read and assistant manager Viqas Chohan 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 [...]

Investment in D3O by Beringea LLP

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2017-11-30T10:34:48+00:00

Investment in D3O by Beringea LLP HMT LLP led by Partner Paul Read, Senior Manager Vivienne Day and Manager Adrian Howells 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 [...]

Investment in DFx Technology Limited by Percipient Capital

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2017-06-06T10:54:34+00:00

Investment in DFx Technology Limited by Percipient Capital HMT LLP, led by partner Andrew Thomson, director Paul Read and senior manager Ed Sutcliffe, advised Percipient Capital (“Percipient”) on their £1.2 million investment in DFx Technology Ltd (“DFx”). Oxfordshire-based company DFx Technology Ltd designs, develops and manufactures energy-efficient electronic solutions for the global beverage dispense and commercial lighting markets. DFx has experienced very strong growth over the past years, increasing turnover by 25% year-on-year and establishing a strong reputation in both the [...]

Management Buyout of The EPI Group

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2017-11-24T21:41:06+00:00

Management Buyout of The EPI Group HMT LLP, led by partner Ian Barton and supported by manager Julia Carruthers, advised Management and Newco funded by Palatine Private Equity (“Palatine”) and The Royal Bank of Scotland (“RBS”)  on the management buy-out of Surrey-based seismic consultancy firm, The EPI Group (“EPI”).  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, [...]

Refinancing of Croft Associates

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2017-06-06T10:54:34+00:00

  Refinancing of Croft Associates HMT, led by Director Paul Read undertook financial due diligence for Santander Growth Capital on their growth funding for Croft Associates Limited ("Croft Associates"), the UK’s foremost developer of packaging, storage and transportation solutions for radioactive waste. Oxfordshire based Croft Associates was established in 1980 by Dr Robert Vaughan and designs containers for sectors that transport or store radioactive material, including government organisations, private companies in the nuclear sector and medical equipment suppliers. Croft has [...]

Investment in ISN Solutions Limited by Maven Capital Partners

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2017-11-30T10:18:58+00:00

HMT, led by partner Andrew Thomson advised Maven Capital Partners (“Maven”), one of the UK's leading private equity managers, on their £4.6 million investment in ISN Solutions Limited (“ISN”), a leading provider of global IT infrastructure services to the upstream oil and gas sector. Maven is recognised as one of the UK's most active SME investors, operating from six regional offices investing in dynamic later-stage private companies across a wide range of industry sectors. Maven currently manages over [...]

Investment in Disposal Cubicle Curtains Limited by Beringea

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2017-11-30T10:20:11+00:00

HMT advised Beringea LLP (“Beringea”),  the growth capital investor that manages the Proven Venture Capital Trusts, on their £3 million investment in Disposable Cubicle Curtains Limited (“DCCL”), trading as All in One Medical. DCCL manufactures and distributes an evolving range of patented, best in class, disposable curtains and blinds which actively destroy deadly and harmful pathogens.  Distributed to medical institutions, DCCL’s products are manufactured and shipped from its manufacturing plant in Wolverhampton, UK. Part of Beringea’s investment was [...]

Disposal of Swift Worldwide Resources

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2017-12-01T15:31:06+00:00

HMT, led by partner Ian Barton, advised Swift Worldwide Resources (“Swift”), the market-leading specialist recruitment provider for the global oil & gas industry, on its sale to US private equity firm Wellspring Capital Management LLC (“Wellspring”). Swift, headquartered in Houston, Texas, is one of the world's leading suppliers of skilled manpower resources to the global oil and gas industry. Their client base comprises blue-chip, multinational energy firms in the exploration and production sector, where specialist contractors are required [...]

Acquisition of Millbrook Proving Ground

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2017-11-30T10:21:07+00:00

HMT, led by partner Andrew Thomson and executive Julia Carruthers, advised specialist turnaround and restructuring investor Rutland Partners LLP (“Rutland”) on the acquisition of Millbrook Proving Ground Limited (“Millbrook”), one of Europe’s leading test and engineering solution providers, from US automotive giant General Motors. Bedford-based Millbrook was founded in 1969 and specialises in engineering services for the automotive, energy and defence markets. Through leading independent technology centres located at the heart of the UK automotive and fuel industries [...]

Disposal of Elmelin Limited

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2017-11-29T20:57:50+00:00

HMT, led by partner Andrew Thomson advised sole shareholder Stephen Weiss on the disposal of Elmelin, a London-based manufacturer of industrial electrical and heat insulation products, for £4.2 million. The acquisition was led by new Managing Director Rudi Raber, who has been instrumental in the growth of the business over the past ten years, and Steve Carle, a former director of Lloyds Development Capital, who becomes Chairman. Stephen retains a minority stake and remains with the business on [...]

MBI of Dinks Limited and Dinks USA Limited by Bags of Potential Limited

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2017-12-08T11:35:57+00:00

HMT, led by Associate Director Holly Bedford, advised an MBI team on the acquisition of Dinks Limited and Dinks USA Limited (“Dinks”). Dinks is an importer and distributor of fashionable bags to department stores and high end retail outlets in the UK and USA. The business was founded in 1990, initially supplying bespoke bags to trade outlets, and has since supplied over 10 million bags to clients including Harrods, the Royal Academy of Arts, Macy’s, the Savoy Group [...]

Acquisition of the Landscaping and Arboricultural Divisions of UPM Tillhill Limited

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2017-11-29T21:08:19+00:00

HMT, led by partner Andrew Thomson, advised Ground Control Limited, an award-winning commercial landscaping business based in Essex, on its recent acquisition of the Landscaping and Arboriculture divisions of UPM Tilhill Limited. The Landscaping and Arboricultural divisions of UPM Tillhill are highly accredited commercial landscaping businesses with a large national presence in the UK, generating turnover of £26 million across construction, rail, electricity networks, education, health, retail and commercial sectors. Simon Morrish, CEO of Ground Control Limited, commented: [...]

Tendeka Sells Industrial Monitoring Business Of Sensornet LTD To Nova Metrix LLC

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2017-11-29T21:23:10+00:00

HMT, led by partner Andrew Thomson, advised the Tendeka Board on the disposal of the industrial monitoring business of its London-based fibre optic monitoring subsidiary, Sensornet Ltd, to the Nova Metrix LLC, a company that serves the global test and measurement market. Tendeka will retain exclusive access to Sensornet products within the upstream market segment. Sensornet, which is now fully industrial and downstream following the integration of upstream fibre optic monitoring into Tendeka, incorporates systems for power, environmental, [...]

Disposal of EcoTECH

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2017-11-29T21:29:45+00:00

HMT, led by partner Andrew Thomson, advised the shareholders of ecoTECH on their disposal to Climate Energy Limited, a leading carbon reduction management agent. Founded by Christine Hynes and David Alderton, Ecotech designs and builds ecoTECH ZCBS, a UK Zero Carbon off-site manufactured complete building envelope, which complies with the UK‘s new Governments building regulations. ecoTECH ZCBS is leading the market with a cost on par with that of traditional build and a capacity to deliver up to [...]

Imperial Innovations Group PLC Invests in Stanmore Implants

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2017-11-29T21:32:46+00:00

    HMT advised Imperial Innovations, the UK's leading technology commercialisation and investment company, on its £4 million investment in Stanmore Implants. Stanmore Implants is a specialist in the design and manufacture of patient specific implants for complex orthopaedic reconstructions. Stamnore currently focuses on orthopaedic oncology, and complex primary and secondary revisions in the upper limb, lower limb and pelvis, with a custom design and manufacture service. The proceeds will be used to expand Stanmore's US and UK [...]

Disposal of Basildon Chemical Company Ltd

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2017-11-29T21:35:48+00:00

    HMT, led by partner Andrew Thomson, advised the shareholders of Basildon Chemical Company Limited on the disposal to KCC Corporation, an international chemical manufacturer based in South Korea. HMT led a competitive sales process which resulted in realising maximum value for the shareholders. Basildon was established in 1971 by Kelvin Bryon who has successfully grown the business to become a leading specialist manufacturer of silicone emulsions and compounds. With its unique products and acknowledged expertise, it [...]

Gooch & Housego Plc acquisition of Crystal Technology

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2017-11-29T21:38:18+00:00

HMT provided both corporate finance and due diligence services to Gooch & Housego PLC on its acquisition of Crystal Technology LLC, a Californian based manufacturer of acousto-optic, electro-optic and fibre optic components and systems, and oxide single crystal materials for optical applications. The total consideration of $13.75 million is being funded through a combination of cash and new bank debt provided by the Company’s bankers, Royal Bank of Scotland. Crystal Technology has applications in acousto-optics, electro-optics and fibre [...]

MBO of Lymington Precision Engineers

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2017-11-30T09:49:51+00:00

HMT advised Vine Street Capital on their investment in the MBO of Lymington Precision Engineers (“LPE”). LPE is a manufacturer of precision machined components, fabrications, assemblies and kit sets for a variety of markets including oil and gas and nuclear energy.  Established in 1980, it now has an enviable reputation for quality and utilises the latest manufacturing technology. Vine Street Capital have backed an MBO led by Tony Chalk, Managing Director, Martin Palmer, Quality Director, and Richard Cole, [...]

Secondary buyout of Secomak Holdings Limited

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2017-11-29T21:51:31+00:00

HMT, led by partner Andrew Thomson, advised the shareholders of Secomak Holdings Limited on the secondary MBO of the company, supported by asset finance from Lloyds TSB. As part of the transaction, loan notes from the original MBO of the company in 2005 were repaid and additional working capital to support the company’s growth plans has been secured. The transaction also provided an opportunity for the shareholders to realise their investment in the business under the current CGT [...]

Management buy-in of Guralp Systems Limited

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2017-12-07T17:16:38+00:00

HMT, led by partner Andrew Thomson, advised Primary Capital and Newco on their recent £20 million buy-in of Guralp Systems Limited (“Guralp”). Guralp is the global leader in the design and manufacture of broadband seismometers and complete seismic systems. It supplies the widest range of seismic devices in the market, including land-based, ocean-bottom and borehole instruments which are used, amongst other applications for early warning of impending earthquakes, volcanic eruptions and tsunamis. Guralp is now looking to exploit [...]

Plus Semi completes acquisition of X-FAB UK

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2017-11-29T21:56:58+00:00

HMT advised Swindon-based Plus Semi on the acquisition of Plymouth based X-FAB UK from its German parent company. Following completion of the acquisition, the two semiconductor manufacturing sites have been integrated into Plymouth and the business will operate as Plessey Semiconductors Limited. Plessey Semiconductors is a well established semiconductor manufacturing business that develops, manufactures and markets niche analog and mixed-signal semiconductor wafers and products on 6” and 8” silicon and silicon-on-insulator substrates for use in integrated circuits. Its [...]

Plus Semi completes acquisition of X-FAB UK

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2017-11-30T09:35:34+00:00

HMT advised Swindon-based Plus Semi on the acquisition of Plymouth based X-FAB UK from its German parent company. Following completion of the acquisition, the two semiconductor manufacturing sites have been integrated into Plymouth and the business will operate as Plessey Semiconductors Limited. Plessey Semiconductors is a well established semiconductor manufacturing business that develops, manufactures and markets niche analog and mixed-signal semiconductor wafers and products on 6” and 8” silicon and silicon-on-insulator substrates for use in integrated circuits. Its [...]

Disposal of in4tek Limited to Civica Group Ltd

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2017-11-29T22:03:04+00:00

HMT advised the shareholders of in4tek Limited on its disposal to Civica Group Ltd. in4tek, based in Altrincham, specialises in application software and related services for the health and social care sectors. Its integrated product suite, which enables the management of all aspects of community-based care, is used by health service providers and local authorities across the UK and Canada, including within Connecting for Health, the NHS National Programme for IT in England. The company was owned by [...]

Management buyout of Westway Cooling Limited

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2017-11-29T22:12:51+00:00

HMT, led by partner Andrew Thomson, advised Maven Capital Partners and Newco on their recent buyout of Westway Cooling Limited (“Westway”). Matrix Private Equity Partners provided additional equity funding, whilst the Cooperative Bank provided term debt and banking facilities. Westway was established in 2001 by Carl Brooks who, together with Andy Donnell,  led the MBO. Ned Dorbin of Maven led the transaction and joins the board of Westway. Westway provides high quality air conditioning and related services to [...]

BIMBO of Manroy Engineering Limited

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2017-11-29T22:23:46+00:00

HMT, led by partner Andrew Thomson, advised a BIMBO team led by Glyn Bottomley on its acquisition of Manroy Engineering Limited ("Manroy") with debt funding provided by the Royal Bank of Scotland. Manroy is a provider of specialist engineering services to the defence sector.  The Company, which provides its services to both the UK and export markets, has achieved significant growth since its establishment in 1975, particularly in the last 5 years, with turnover now exceeding £10 million [...]

Acquisition of Zarlink Limited

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2017-11-29T22:29:53+00:00

HMT acted for MHS Industries in its acquisition of the analogue semiconductor business of Zarlink. MHS Industries is high technology group based in France, specialising in the design and manufacture of high reliability and high quality silicon wafers which are supplied to markets including space, avionics and bionics. In line with its growth strategy, it identified the semiconductor business of Zarlink, a direct competitor based in Swindon, which had become non-core to its US parent company. The principal [...]

Acquisition of PDQ Engineering

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2017-12-08T14:57:48+00:00

HMT advised Ashby Precision Engineering Drayton Limited on its acquisition of the trade and assets of PDQ Engineering. Ashby is a well established precision engineering business, producing high quality products for a predominantly blue chip customer base. It is run by Robin Ashby, who has been instrumental for driving the growth of the business. PDQ is a locally based competitor to Ashby, providing similar products and services although not assembly of products. It has been established for many [...]

Acquisition of Brandenburg

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2017-12-08T15:03:46+00:00

HMT, led by partner Andrew Thomson, acted as reporting accountants for Royal Bank of Scotland, Pi Capital and Applied Kilovolts in AK’s acquisition of Brandenburg. AK has been managed by Kevin Wheelhouse since he led an MBI in 2003 supported by Royal Bank of Scotland and the vendor, Jim Hawkins.  AK has acquired Brandenburg, the first target identified as part of AK’s strategy of growth through acquisition and one of its main competitors which was previously part of [...]

Cambium Global Timberland Launched on AIM

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2017-11-30T10:26:50+00:00

HMT acted for Cambium Global Timberland Limited on its AIM flotation. Historically, timber investment has been the preserve of major institutional investors with foundations in the United States. Cambium Global Timberland Ltd was established to invest in a global diversified portfolio of forestry based properties and seeks out forests that can be managed on a sustainable basis. Launched on AIM it is the first Timberland Investment Vehicle Hedged into Sterling and designed for UK investors and raised £250 [...]

Management buy-in of CGH Group

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2017-11-29T22:54:54+00:00

HMT advised on the European management buy-in of CGH Group. CGH is a well-established manufacturer and distributor of large above and underground fuel storage tanks, together with related equipment. CGH is the largest manufacturer of its type in Europe and has a dominant market position in Poland and Scandinavia. CGH is based in Bydgoszcz, Poland, Belgium and Denmark. The fuel tanks are manufactured from the main operation in Poland and sales are predominantly generated in Poland with distribution [...]

Plastics Capital acquired Bell Plastics, Sanatech BNL and Trimplex

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2017-12-08T16:30:04+00:00

HMT, led by partner Andrew Thomson advised Maven Capital Partners (“Maven”), one of the UK's leading private equity managers, on their £4.6 million investment in ISN Solutions Limited (“ISN”), a leading provider of global IT infrastructure services to the upstream oil and gas sector. Maven is recognised as one of the UK's most active SME investors, operating from six regional offices investing in dynamic later-stage private companies across a wide range of industry sectors. Maven currently manages over [...]

Acquisition of Sea Bunkering Holding Limited

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2017-11-30T10:27:49+00:00

HMT advised the management of Sea Bunkering Holding Limited on the acquisition of SBH for an undisclosed sum. SBH comprises four trading companies which supply oil based products and fuels mainly to the shipping and hauler industries throughout the UK and Europe.  SBH has offices in Hull and Henley-on-Thames. The management buyout was led by Barry Newton, who has been with SBH since 1993. Led by partner Andrew Thomson, HMT negotiated the transaction on behalf of management and [...]

Sale of Caterham Cars Limited

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2017-11-29T23:49:07+00:00

  HMT advised the shareholders of Caterham Cars Limited ("Caterham Cars") on the sale of the company to Corven Ventures for an undisclosed sum. Established in the 1960’s, Caterham Cars manufactures and sells the Caterham Seven sports car in both kit and fully built form. There are four variants of the Caterham 7 in production; the Classic, the Roadsport, the Superlight and the CSR that can all be used on the road or for track racing. Caterham Cars [...]

Management buyout of Goodfellow Cambridge Limited

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2017-12-08T16:38:56+00:00

HMT acted as reporting accountants to HBOS in the management buyout of Goodfellow Cambridge Ltd for £9.3 million. Goodfellow, established in 1946, supplies metals, polymers, ceramics and other materials to meet the research, development and specialist production requirements of scientific institutions and industry worldwide. The company employs approximately 40 people principally at the research laboratory, workshop facilities and head office based in Huntingdon, Cambridge. The Goodfellow Group also has subsidiary operations in France, Germany and North America. For [...]

The institutional purchase of S&P Coil Products for £2.9 million

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2017-11-29T23:59:51+00:00

HMT advised NVM and Newco on the institutional purchase of S&P Coil Products for £2.9 million. S&P Coil Products was established in 1979 and since then has become the market leader in the design, manufacture and sale of heating and ventilation products in the UK. Northern Venture Managers invested £2 million with HSBC providing debt and working capital facilities of £1.7 million. The deal was originated by HMT, who were able to complete the transaction within four weeks [...]

Management buyout of Coastal Windows

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2017-11-30T09:04:37+00:00

HMT, led by partner Andrew Thomson, were appointed by Peter Anderson at Lloyds TSB Commercial Finance to perform the financial due diligence for the management buyout of Coastal Windows, a division of the Heywood Williams Group. Originally established in 1971, Coastal Windows manufactures aluminium doors and windows for the retail and trade home improvement market, focussing exclusively on the trade market through its national network of authorised dealers and approved installers. It currently employs circa 125 people at [...]

Management buyout of Quantum Production Limited

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2017-12-08T16:53:23+00:00

HMT advised the management team in its management buyout of Quantum Production Limited, the Oxfordshire based manufacturer and supplier of specialist electronic instrumentation to the cryogenic market and temperature measurement devices for the transport industry. Quantum was established in 1981 by Mr and Mrs Thornton, the founding shareholders, who have sold their shares in order to retire from the business. The management team consists of David Thornton-Wood and Adela Thornton-Wood who have been involved with the business for [...]

Secondary buyout of Chiltern Invadex Holdings

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2017-12-08T16:55:33+00:00

HMT provided the financial due diligence in respect of the secondary buyout of Chiltern Invadex Holdings on behalf of a Newco funded by Aberdeen Murray Johnstone and Bank of Scotland. CI was founded in 1974 and was the subject of an original MBO in 1995.  The company has two sites, at Bicester, Oxfordshire and Bangor in Northern Ireland. It employs 207 people.  The company’s product range is split into two main types of product: Moving and Handling equipment [...]

Management buyout RBF Group

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2017-12-08T17:02:16+00:00

HMT advised the management team in its buyout of RBF Group, the Southend on Sea based manufacturer of healthcare products and heatshields, having been recommended to management by Northern Venture Managers.  RBF Group has premises in Southend on Sea, Salford and Cambridge. The business operates in three distinct markets, manufacturing healthcare products for private consumers and the social services, heat shields for use on engine and exhaust systems, and third party manufacturing projects such as seat covers and [...]