Portfolio

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 [...]

Acquisition of CCSS by EA-RS Fire Group

2021-03-08T11:07:17+00:00

HMT LLP advised Rockpool Investments’ portfolio company, EA-RS Fire Engineering (“EA-RS”) on their acquisition of Birmingham based fire and security provider, CCSS. Rockpool completed its investment into EA-RS Fire Group in January 2021 and has now completed the first bolt-on for the buy and build strategy led by the management team. Headquartered in Birmingham, CCSS is a provider of fire and security services and works with some of the UK’s leading housing associations. The acquisition of CCSS will [...]

MBO of Wheelwright

2021-03-06T19:26:48+00:00

HMT LLP advised leading UK wheels and automotive aftermarket wholesaler, Wheelwright Ltd on their MBO supported by Arbuthnot Commercial ABL and Caple debt funding. Originally established in 1980, Kent-based Wheelwright are the UK's leading alloy and steel wheel distributors, offering a European-wide logistics and delivery service from their 14 national and 2 international logistics facilities.  With over 40 years’ experience in the alloy wheel and tyre business, Wheelwright have a well-established reputation as the leading supplier in the [...]

LDC invests in network performance and security specialist Phoenix Datacom

2021-03-02T14:36:20+00:00

HMT advised leading mid-market private equity investor LDC on the management buyout of data and network security specialist Phoenix Datacom. Buckinghamshire-based Phoenix Datacom provides solutions and services to improve on-premise and cloud application performance and cyber-security for major UK organisations across a range of sectors. Established in 1984, it has a list of longstanding blue-chip clients which includes leading financial institutions, network operators, media businesses, broadcasters and public sector organisations. The business plays a key role in helping [...]

Outpost VFX secures multimillion pound investment from YFM Equity Partners

2021-02-22T17:02:11+00:00

HMT LLP advised YFM Equity Partners on their investment in fast-growing film and TV visual effects company, Outpost VFX. Headquartered in Bournemouth, Outpost was founded in 2013 and has operations in Montréal and London as well as having recently opened a new studio in Los Angeles, enabling it to scale to hundreds of artists worldwide. The VFX house partners with global streaming platforms such as Netflix, Amazon, and Apple, and with major Hollywood studios including Universal. Recent high-profile [...]

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