Venture and Growth Fundraising: What are the bear traps to avoid?

2022-04-07T08:54:47+00:00April 7th, 2022|

When you look at the attrition rate between the number of deals that an investor gets to see each year and the numbers that they actually transact, you can start to understand why, with the odds seemingly stacked against you that fundraising can feel like an uphill struggle and for some will be a race against insolvency.

Growth capital – the increasing diversity of options to fund business investment

2022-03-16T13:29:44+00:00March 16th, 2022|

The team at Chorus (a transaction we advised on recently) faced a familiar situation to many growing businesses when they engaged HMT. We often support founder-owned businesses that are growing rapidly with a differentiated product or service and loyal customers, but where there is a clear opportunity to accelerate investment further with external capital.

Building Business Value in B2B Marketing Consultancies

2022-03-09T16:30:45+00:00March 9th, 2022|

Partner Wendy Hart and Director Ricky Lane recently hosted a roundtable discussion on business value drivers in the B2B marketing sector. The roundtable discussion was attended by business owners and managers of B2B marketing consultancies and together with the hosts they discussed the key attributes that drive business value in the B2B marketing sector. Here are the main takeaways of the session.  

Investors in People? Why private equity is no longer running scared of consultancy investments

2022-02-17T08:58:19+00:00February 17th, 2022|

In the past, mid-market private equity has tended to turn its collective nose up at consultancies, be they specialist IT consultancies, professional practices, or marketing specialists. However, the last few years have seen a shift in the attitude of private equity investors to investing in consultancies.

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