Business and professional services

FPE Capital backs 60 Decibels

2021-12-23T09:38:50+00:00

HMT LLP advised FPE Capital on their investment in 60 Decibels, a social impact measurement company, that talks directly to customers, employees or beneficiaries about social issues in more than 50 countries on behalf of impact focused investors and enterprises. 60 Decibels sources its social impact measurement data via short phone calls through a field of over 800+ remote researchers, where recipients are asked both quantitative and qualitative questions; these conversations are then turned into end individual-level impact [...]

Unbabel’s acquisition of Lingo24

2021-12-20T11:03:36+00:00

HMT LLP advised AI-powered language operations platform Unbabel on their acquisition of language translation company Lingo24. Based in San Francisco, Unbabel eliminates language barriers so that businesses can thrive across cultures and geographies. The company’s Language Operations solution blends advanced artificial intelligence with human editors, for fast, efficient, high-quality translations that get smarter over time. Unbabel integrates seamlessly in any channel, so agents can deliver consistent multilingual support from within their existing workflows. This makes it easy for [...]

Rockpool invests in mmadigital

2021-11-15T09:51:54+00:00

HMT LLP advised Rockpool Investments on their growth capital investment in lead generation technology company mmadigital. mmadigital makes use of its proprietary lead generation platform to generate qualified leads for its base of over 70 law firm clients. mmadigital is led by its founder, Dez Derry, who has delivered a period of sustained high growth alongside his management team since launching mmadigital in 2016. Mark Cappell has joined the board as Non-Executive Chairman. Mark brings significant experience in [...]

Agathos backs management buy-out of Hunter Healthcare

2021-11-10T13:18:37+00:00

HMT LLP advised Agathos on their investment in fast-growing healthcare recruitment business Hunter Healthcare to back the management-buyout. Hunter is a London-headquartered, specialist healthcare recruitment business that places interim and permanent candidates into roles in the NHS, private healthcare and life science sectors. Hunter is known for its niche sector focus, high calibre candidates, depth of market knowledge, and the strength of its relationships with clients. Hunter has developed an exceptional position in healthcare recruitment for non-clinical roles, [...]

MBO of XVR backed by Apiary

2021-09-13T08:12:29+00:00

HMT LLP advised Apiary Capital on their investment in XVR, a platform for consolidating online compliance management and e-learning software businesses. Simultaneous with the investment from Apiary, XVR completed the bolt-on acquisition of learnPro eFireservice, a competency management and e-learning software provider to the NHS and the fire & rescue sector. XVR is the global leader in virtual reality e-learning for the emergency services sectors. XVR’s suite of products, which includes a crisis scenario simulation platform, e-learning content [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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