Fundraisings

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 [...]

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 [...]

CameraMatics secure Series A fundraise

2021-01-11T10:17:54+00:00

HMT LLP advised leading international vehicle and fleet safety solutions provider CameraMatics (‘the Company’) on their Series A fundraise from Puma Private Equity, Sure Valley Ventures and Enterprise Ireland. Founders Mervyn O’Callaghan and Simon Murray launched CameraMatics in 2016 having identified a gap in the data and solutions used by fleet managers, vehicle manufacturers and insurance companies to run fleets of any size safely and efficiently, leaving them open to a variety of risks. Within its first year of [...]

Xiatech secures growth funding from Rockpool Investments

2020-12-21T10:19:54+00:00

HMT LLP advised Rockpool Investments (“Rockpool”) on their investment in system integration and data analytics specialist Xiatech. Rockpool invest in Xiatech’s Single Data View© platform, a Software as a Service (SaaS) solution that provides companies with a real-time view of customer, inventory, product, orders and sales data, as well as an enterprise-scale integration hub, analytics and powerful machine learning capabilities, all hosted in the cloud. The equity raise will enable Xiatech to deliver on its growth strategy to [...]

Arraco Global Markets secures funding from YFM Equity Partners

2020-12-17T11:04:26+00:00

HMT LLP advised YFM Equity Partners (“YFM”) on their £3.75million investment in global commodities broker ARRACO Global Markets (“ARRACO”). Founded in 2015 and based in London, ARRACO specialises in brokerage for global commodities, working a range of international clients including oil majors, global trade houses, energy utilities, shippers, banks and funds. YFM has made a £3.75m investment into ARRACO. The funds provided by YFM will be used to expand ARRACO’s established UK footprint, as well as hire additional [...]

Clean Growth Fund makes first VC investment in Piclo

2020-12-14T11:27:04+00:00

HMT acted as lead advisor to smart energy company Piclo, as they become the first company to gain investment by the Clean Growth Fund (“CGF”), the venture capital fund that was established in May of this year to invest in the UK’s most promising clean-tech companies. Piclo was established in 2013 and 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 [...]

Maven VCTs invest in Gen inCode

2020-09-16T13:53:49+00:00

HMT LLP advised Maven Capital Partners on their investment in Gen inCode, a genetic testing business specialising in the risk assessment and prediction of cardiovascular disease. Founded in 2018, Gen inCode has developed a range of patented DNA risk assessment products which utilise AI, bioinformatics and a globally recognised clinical evidence base to provide predictive analysis of a patient’s health risk. Proprietary algorithms are used to predict the probability of adverse events, resulting in a comprehensive risk evaluation [...]

Newable Capital acquires J.C. Atkinson & Son

2020-08-28T09:20:25+00:00

HMT LLP advised Newable Capital on their acquisition of a majority shareholding in leading UK coffin manufacturer J.C. Atkinson & Son (“JCA”). Founded in 1936, and based in the North East, JCA has grown through three generations of family ownership to become the leading independent manufacturer and distributor of coffins, caskets and other related products to the UK funeral market. The business now employs 150 staff across three UK locations, the company’s products have an outstanding reputation for [...]

MBI of Buckingham Fine Arts

2020-08-25T08:14:26+00:00

HMT LLP advised Blue HK Investments and their portfolio company Palace Contemporary Fine Arts Limited on the acquisition of leading UK art publisher Buckingham Fine Art Publishers Limited. Founded in 1982, Buckingham distributes original artwork and high-quality limited-edition prints to galleries and collectors globally. Recognised as one of the UK’s leading fine art publishers, the company represents some of the country’s most talented artists including Amy Louise, Andrei Protsouk, Ben Jeffery, Chris DeRubeis, Dale Bowen, Edward Waite, Emily [...]

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