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FPE Capital invests into Zest Technology

2021-07-28T08:34:49+00:00

HMT LLP advised FPE Capital on their investment into leading UK-based employee benefits SaaS software provider, Zest Technology. Software & services focused lower mid-market growth investor, FPE, has acquired Zest Technology, marking the tenth investment from FPE Fund II and the fourth pure SaaS product focused investment in the Fund. Zest’s award-winning platform enables businesses to efficiently deliver and administer their employee benefits schemes and allows employees to view and easily manage their selection of these benefits. For [...]

carwow acquires Wizzle

2021-06-23T11:23:45+00:00

HMT LLP advised car-buying comparison site carwow on its acquisition of used car-buying platform Wizzle for an undisclosed sum. Launched in 2016 with the mission of making the important car buying process easier and simpler for consumers, carwow connects online car buyers with dealers and OEMs and is the brand of choice for more than 12m users who want to research, configure and find their perfect new car online. Last year, £2.5bn of new cars were sold on [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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