Disposals

Sale of Object Matrix to DataCore Software

2023-01-24T14:10:33+00:00

HMT advised Object Matrix Limited, the leading object storage pioneer and media archive specialist on its sale to US storage software company DataCore Software. Object Matrix is the award-winning venture-backed software company that has pioneered object storage and the modernization of media archives through deployment of MatrixStore, the on-prem, hybrid and cloud storage platform. Object Matrix’s unified deployment approach ensures content spans on-prem and cloud storage and its focus on the media industry gives a deep understanding of [...]

Disposal of Synergy Retail Support

2022-10-04T08:09:53+00:00

HMT LLP advised the shareholders of industry-leading 3PL and fulfilment specialists Synergy Retail Support Ltd on the sale of a majority equity stake to a London-based private investment company. Established over 13 years ago and led by shareholders Gary Rees and Nick Demetriou, Synergy are industry leading fulfilment & B2B specialists. Located in Northampton, operating 7 days a week with over 600 team members, Synergy process and distribute tens of thousands of orders and returns daily. The company [...]

Ethos Partners supports the buyout of Norwegian Log Buildings

2022-09-13T10:53:02+00:00

HMT LLP, partnering with Top 20 accountancy firm Haines Watts, advised the shareholders of premium log cabin and building manufacturer Norwegian Log Buildings Ltd, on their disposal to management. Ethos Partners invested £5.4 million to support the buyout. Based in Reading, Norwegian Log design, manufacture and supply a range of bespoke premium log building products to both private and commercial customers, across a range of end user verticals throughout the UK. They offer timeless traditional and stylish contemporary [...]

Disposal of Ceetech to RSK Group

2022-03-22T09:06:27+00:00

HMT LLP advised the shareholders of leading M&E contractor Ceetech Limited on their disposal of the business to leading environmental, engineering and technical services business, RSK Group Ltd. Based in East Anglia UK, Ceetech was established in 2001 and has built a solid reputation for delivering engineering excellence. Employing a strong team of circa 70 people, Ceetech designs, specifies, installs, and maintains infrastructure for a wide range of public and private sector clients including hospitals, education, leisure, retail, [...]

MBO of Smart Capital Technology

2022-03-17T09:30:40+00:00

HMT LLP advised the shareholders of Thames Valley based IT services provider Smart Capital Technology (“SCT”) on their sale to management. Private equity firm WestBridge invested £17m to support the MBO and Shawbrook Bank provided the debt facilities. Established in 2002 and headquartered near Reading, SCT is an innovative IT services organisation, which is 100% dedicated to the channel. SCT’s flagship Inventory-as-a-Service (IaaS) solution offers technology infrastructure support on a global basis through a comprehensive IT engineering capability [...]

Divestment of SeaRoc from Fred Olsen to Vela Software Group

2020-11-12T11:18:12+00:00

HMT, led by Partner James Thomas and Senior Manager Ricky Collis, advised leading renewable energy and travel sector company Fred. Olsen Limited (“Fred Olsen”) on the divestment of SeaRoc Group Ltd (“SeaRoc”), a leading provider of SaaS based industrial operational risk management software solutions to Vela Software Group (“Vela”) which is part of the $30bn+ CAD Canadian public company Constellation Software Inc. SeaRoc was formed in 2002 to provide industry leading SaaS based solutions to optimise safety and [...]

Disposal of Elmelin

2019-08-12T10:11:11+00:00

HMT advised the shareholders of London-based manufacturer of industrial electrical and heat insulation products Elmelin Ltd on the disposal of the business to the management team supported by Panoramic Growth Equity. Founded in London in 1912, Elmelin is a manufacturing business focused on delivering innovative electrical and high temperature insulation solutions. Elmelin is the market leader in the manufacture of mica laminates, used as part of the lining system of coreless induction furnaces used in the foundry and [...]

LDC exits Connect in merger deal

2019-08-12T10:12:25+00:00

HMT LLP advised LDC on their exit of portfolio company Connect Managed Services (“Connect”), after securing a deal that merges the contact centre technology and services group with G3 Comms (‘G3’). Connect is the world’s leading Customer Experience and Unified Communications managed services provider for global businesses and supports a diverse range of blue-chip organisations across the globe. Connect supports global enterprise customers such as Johnson & Johnson, BP and Coty in the deployment and management of their [...]

The Carlyle Group invests in Derive Logic

2019-11-15T11:43:59+00:00

HMT LLP advised the shareholders of ITAM consultancy business Derive Logic Ltd on its investment from The Carlyle Group. Based in Cirencester with offices across the UK and America, Derive Logic provides services and solutions to enable clients to achieve effective IT governance, assure digital transformation, manage their risk, compliance and performance. Its clients use Derive Logic’s strategic consulting services and managed services to optimise their IT investment while avoiding unnecessary costs and financial penalties. From strategic reviews [...]

ChromaCon AG sold to YMC Co Ltd

2020-03-10T10:02:25+00:00

Our partner in Switzerland, has advised ChromaCon AG on the sale of their business to YMC Co., Ltd, based in Kyoto, Japan.  ChromaCon will continue to operate as part of the YMC Group of companies. ChromaCon AG, based in Zurich, is a life science tool company. They are a leader in continuous chromatography technologies and market laboratory-scale purification systems employing its process technologies, process simulation and operating software. ChromaCon has pioneered twin-column purification, significantly increasing productivity in large [...]

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