Portfolio

Diamond Logistics secures growth funding from Boost & Co

2021-05-17T10:51:16+00:00

HMT LLP advised fulfilment solutions provider, Diamond Logistics, on their multi-million pound fundraise with growth capital and venture debt provider Boost & Co. The funding package will enable the business to dramatically accelerate their growth plans and invest in the continued development of their market disruptive “Despatchlab” platform. Established in 1992, Diamond Logistics provides local, national fulfilment and delivery solutions to businesses across the UK via a network of over 30 micro fulfilment centres and twenty supply partners. [...]

Series A fundraise for Piclo

2021-05-06T11:11:39+00:00

HMT LLP, led by Partner James Thomas, has again provided lead advisory services to smart energy company Piclo, as they conclude their Series A investment from a syndicate led by the Clean Growth Fund and joined by Mott McDonald Digital Ventures to bring the total investment to £4.7m. Established in 2013, Piclo is chaired by Volker Beckers the former Group CEO of RWE Npower.  At the forefront of disrupting the energy sector, Piclo leverages the latest digital technology [...]

Performance54 targets global expansion with investment from Sanabil

2021-05-04T11:23:56+00:00

HMT LLP have advised the shareholders of Sunday Times Virgin Atlantic Fast Track 100 business, Performance54, on their partial exit to a strategic investor. The transaction, led by Partner Andrew Thomson and Director Ricky Lane, represents an intergenerational landmark for HMT with Andrew having sold the business of one of the shareholders parents over 15 years ago. The transaction will see the UK-based agency expand its operations both at home and abroad. Also positioned among the FT1000 fastest [...]

Acquisition of Amerplast

2021-04-15T08:07:56+00:00

HMT LLP has advised Hanmere Polythene Ltd, a portfolio company of UK private equity group Chiltern Capital, on their acquisition of Finnish plastic packaging solutions provider, Amerplast. Chiltern has acquired 100% of the share capital of the business and will combine it with Hanmere Polythene and Plasmech Packaging to form an enlarged, pan-European group. Hanmere is a manufacturer of recyclable polythene packaging products which are supplied into a number of markets including food processing, agricultural and pet food [...]

Gradwell Communications acquires The Technology Group

2021-04-09T08:12:34+00:00

HMT LLP  has advised connectivity and cloud-based software provider Gradwell Communications, on their acquisition of Technology Solutions Group Limited, trading as The Technology Group. Based in Leeds, TTG was co-founded by father and son team David and Jonathan Marsden in 2011, and now serves a diversified customer base of over 890 SMEs through its provision of a comprehensive end-to-end cloud-based communications, offering across Voice over IP, video, chat and collaboration technologies via its role as strategic partner to [...]

Investment in The Marketing Practice

2021-04-07T14:03:40+00:00

HMT LLP acted as lead advisors to the shareholders of leading independent B2B agency The Marketing Practice (“TMP”) on their investment from Horizon Capital (“Horizon”). Established in 2002, TMP is a global, business-to-business marketing agency headquartered in Oxfordshire, with offices in Oxford, Munich, Seattle and Sydney. The agency focuses on integrating all marketing disciplines in one place to design and run B2B marketing programmes. The investment from Horizon Capital comes at a time of change in the B2B [...]

Investment in Steer Automotive Group

2021-04-01T08:34:29+00:00

HMT LLP advised Chiltern Capital backed by Keyhaven Capital, on their investment into leading vehicle body repair provider, Steer Automotive Group. Established in 2003, Aylesbury based Steer Automotive Group is one of the largest accident repair groups in the UK, with nine centres covering the whole of the Midlands and into Buckinghamshire.  Steer Automotive are focused on delivering outstanding repairs by combining the latest techniques and the most effective technology to a strong customer base, and their highly [...]

Sapphire Systems acquires InCloud Solutions

2021-03-22T11:21:56+00:00

HMT LLP advised leading provider of enterprise software applications and digital operating technology Sapphire Systems on their acquisition of SAP Business ByDesign partner InCloud Solutions. InCloud Solutions is a hugely successful and well-respected SAP Business ByDesign partner and carries an impressive portfolio of SAP aligned products from which Sapphire will be able to further strengthen its Business ByDesign capabilities and benefit from a team of highly skilled employees. Sapphire will accelerate InCloud’s growth through its scale and reach, [...]

Ethos Partners invests £4m in support of the buyout of Compliancy Services

2021-03-18T09:01:56+00:00

HMT LLP advised Ethos Partners on their investment in compliance consultancy and regtech services provider, Compliance Services. Founded in 2003, Compliancy Services is a market leader in its sector, providing compliance consultancy and regtech services for firms that offer regulated financial services. Compliancy addresses an attractive growing market driven by regulatory change and provides business-critical services to a broad spread of regulated financial services clients. They help clients become authorised by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential [...]

MBO of Trust Systems

2021-03-17T10:01:53+00:00

HMT LLP provided combined buyside lead advisory and financial due diligence services to NVM Private Equity on the £10 million MBO of Trust Systems. Established in 2007, Trust Systems provides networking consultancy and managed services focused on helping customers optimise their technology.  Since its inception, Trust Systems has built a loyal customer base in both the retail and transport sectors, securing major contracts with many blue chip brands including Aldi, Holland & Barrett, Waterstones and National Express. The [...]

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