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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 [...]

Maven invests in Precursive

2020-04-27T09:50:03+00:00

HMT LLP advised on the £2.5 million funding round for cloud-based software provider Precursive. Maven Capital Partners invested to support the business’ growth. Founded in 2011, Precursive provides a best-in-class software solution to help companies manage their resources more effectively. Currently based in the UK, Precursive’s cloud-based software enables growth through improved customer onboarding and better capacity planning. Precursive serves both small businesses and large enterprise across the agency, consulting, high tech, professional services and telecommunications sectors. The [...]

Gresham House Ventures invests in Rezatec

2020-04-15T10:00:46+00:00

HMT undertook financial due diligence for Gresham House Ventures (“Gresham House”) on their investment in geospatial data analytics leader Rezatec. Based in Didcot, Rezatec applies its unique machine learning algorithms to a wide range of earth observation data, such as satellite imagery, soil, weather and topographic data, to generate data analytics products. These products help Rezatec customers in the forestry, agriculture and infrastructure sectors to substantially improve returns derived from their assets distributed across very large areas worldwide. [...]

LDC invests £11 million in James & James

2020-03-17T08:27:55+00:00

HMT acted as lead advisors to the shareholders of James and James, an e-commerce fulfilment solutions provider, on their £11 million investment from LDC. James & James was founded in 2010 by University of Cambridge graduates, James Hyde and James Strachan. Having been unable to find a suitable order fulfilment service for an eCommerce business, they built their own proprietary, cloud-based order fulfilment software platform. Their market leading platform bridges the gap between high-tech eCommerce platforms and traditional [...]

Coniq IQ raises fundings

2020-01-20T11:19:09+00:00

HMT LLP undertook financial due diligence for Guinness Asset Management (“Guinness”) and Maven Capital Partners (“Maven”) on their investment in all-in-one marketing platform Coniq. Founded in 2011 by Ben Chesser, Coniq is a dynamic, fast-growing proptech business which provides customer loyalty and CRM solutions to leading developers, landlords, retailers and shopping centres across the world. Coniq operates in 24 countries providing mobile-enabled programmes for 1,800+ brands in over 5,000 locations. The Coniq IQ suite is used by over [...]

CIPHR acquires Payroll Business Solutions

2019-12-17T13:10:44+00:00

HMT LLP advised LDC backed HR software solutions provider CIPHR Ltd on their acquisition of payroll software & service provider Payroll Business Solutions (“PBS”). Established in 1992 and based in Marlow, 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. PBS provides end to end payroll [...]

Active Navigation secures $11million Series A funding

2019-12-02T12:00:31+00:00

HMT LLP advised Mobeus Equity Partners (“Mobeus”) on their investment in data privacy software company Active Navigation. Headquartered in Winchester with offices in the USA, Active Navigation is an industry leader providing unique file analysis software used for content discovery, compliance, classification and ongoing governance and control of unstructured data for leading commercial and government organisations across the world. Mobeus led the $11million fundraising, to support the launch of a new SaaS product and accelerate Active Navigation’s further [...]

Biotherapy Services raises funding from Foresight Group

2019-11-12T12:37:52+00:00

HMT LLP advised specialist pharmaceutical biotech company Biotherapy Services Ltd (“BTS”) on their Series A fundraising. Foresight VCT (“Foresight”) invested £3 million to support the growth of the business supplemented by further investment from existing and new private investors. BTS is a clinical stage, Biopharmaceutical company developing and delivering novel autologous regenerative therapies, currently in clinical development for complex and chronic wounds such as diabetic foot ulcers and pressure sores. The company has developed proprietary expertise and a [...]

LDC exits Connect in merger deal

2019-08-12T10:12:25+00:00

HMT LLP advised LDC on their exit of portfolio company Connect Managed Services (“Connect”), after securing a deal that merges the contact centre technology and services group with G3 Comms (‘G3’). Connect is the world’s leading Customer Experience and Unified Communications managed services provider for global businesses and supports a diverse range of blue-chip organisations across the globe. Connect supports global enterprise customers such as Johnson & Johnson, BP and Coty in the deployment and management of their [...]

The Carlyle Group invests in Derive Logic

2019-11-15T11:43:59+00:00

HMT LLP advised the shareholders of ITAM consultancy business Derive Logic Ltd on its investment from The Carlyle Group. Based in Cirencester with offices across the UK and America, Derive Logic provides services and solutions to enable clients to achieve effective IT governance, assure digital transformation, manage their risk, compliance and performance. Its clients use Derive Logic’s strategic consulting services and managed services to optimise their IT investment while avoiding unnecessary costs and financial penalties. From strategic reviews [...]