Thames Valley Deals Awards 2014 – Finalists are announced

SONY DSCThe Business Magazine has now published the finalists’ names for the Thames Valley Deals Awards 2014. Amongst 420 nominations across the whole Thames Valley, from West Oxfordshire to London, only a few could make it to the finale.

HMT is delighted to be nominated in every category we are eligible for in 2014 including both the Corporate Finance and Due Diligence Teams of the Year and in the Corporate Finance Adviser of the Year and Dealmaker of the Year categories.

The Thames Valley Deals Awards are an important event in the HMT calendar and it is one we look forward to every year. We have triumphed for seven consecutive years and last year we won the ‘Corporate Finance Adviser of the Year’ and the ‘Deal of the Year’ awards. In 2013, HMT was also recognised by the Business Magazine and Hays as the 3rd Best Company (under 100 employees) to work for in the Thames Valley. This year’s winners of each category will be announced at the Gala Awards Night on April 24th at the Royal Berkshire Conference Centre in Reading.

In 2014, HMT is nominated for both the Corporate Finance Team of the Year and the Due Diligence Team of the Year awards. Partners Andrew Thomson and Ian Barton are 2 out of 4 finalists for the Corporate Finance Adviser of the Year award and 2 out of 5 for the Dealmaker of the Year underlining our position as the leading Corporate Finance adviser in the Thames Valley.

Congratulations!

HMT also would like to congratulate our clients on their nominations:

  • Jim Edgar and Jonathan Briant from Veritek and Jay Wright, Graeme Weir and Paul Adams from Virgin Wines for their nominations for the Management Team of the Year award;
  • Swift Worldwide Resources, a finalist for the Deal of the Year (over £25m deal value) award; and
  • GMG Property Services, Veritek and Virgin Wines for their nominations for the Deal of the Year (under £25m deal value) award.

In the last 12 months, we consolidated our position as the leading adviser to entrepreneurial businesses in the Thames Valley, advising on over 25 deals with an aggregate value in excess of £400 million. We are confident we will succeed for the 8th consecutive year and we look forward to continuing to deliver for our clients throughout 2014.