Whenever we consider the potential acquirers for a client business, we explore whether overseas buyers are likely to come to the table with a winning bid. Disposal processes where we do not approach potential overseas acquirers at all are increasingly unusual.
HMT LLP is delighted to have been shortlisted as finalist in six categories at the upcoming Thames Valley Deal Awards 2021 including both Corporate Finance and Due Diligence Teams of the Year, Corporate Finance Advisor of the Year for Managing Partner, Andrew Thomson and Young Dealmaker of the Year for Associate Director Ricky Collis.
HMT LLP advised the shareholders of planning and forecasting software and services business Vuealta on their multi-million pound fundraising from YFM Equity Partners.
The role of a non-exec can vary significantly from business to business, depending on its scale, stage, and strategy. However, a good non-exec will always contribute objectivity, challenge and support to the executive management team and will help to fill capability and knowledge gaps as the board develops and implements their plans.
HMT LLP advised Apiary Capital on their investment in XVR, a platform for consolidating online compliance management and e-learning software businesses. Simultaneous with the investment from Apiary, XVR completed the bolt-on acquisition of learnPro eFireservice, a competency management and e-learning software provider to the NHS and the fire & rescue sector.
In case you hadn’t noticed, the world is electrifying. From transport to building management to energy storage, demand for electricity is now accelerating faster than ever before. More than any other influencing factor in the UK energy industry, this energy transition has become the predominant theme and motivator for utility M&A in recent years.
For as long as we have been advising technology companies, one theme that crops up consistently is that of efficiency – whether it is resource efficiency, process efficiency, energy efficiency – be it hardware, software, workflows or a combination of all three – the notion of doing things better, faster, cheaper, using less of one thing or more of another has occupied a significant proportion of our collective professional careers.
HMT LLP once again advised HT Materials Science, a developer of sub-micron-based heat transfer fluid technologies on their €5m Series-A funding led by Saudi Aramco Energy Ventures, the strategic technology Corporate Venture arm of Saudi Aramco, the world’s leading integrated energy and chemicals company and existing investor Progress Tech Transfer®.