Telecommunications, Media and Technology (TMT)

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 [...]

Onecom acquires IMS

2023-01-17T10:28:35+00:00

HMT LLP advised LDC-backed communication tech and cloud communications specialist Onecom on their acquisition of IT services firm IMS Technology Services. Founded in 2002 and headquartered in Whiteley, Hampshire, Onecom is the UK’s leading business communications technology and cloud communications specialists, delivering fixed line, mobile, unified communications, connectivity and cloud solutions. The company currently manages nearly 100,000 business customers, delivering communication services and unified solutions across fixed line voice, connectivity and managed cloud to some of the UK’s most [...]

Rockpool invests in Rosetta Brands

2022-12-08T10:07:06+00:00

HMT LLP advised Rockpool Investments on their investment in Rosetta Brands, a B2B ecommerce company specialising in Amazon. Rosetta Brands operates a unique high growth B2B Ecommerce-as-a-Service model offering leading global brands a fully outsourced Amazon channel across multiple geographies. Its proprietary software automates the ordering cycle with minimal human touchpoints while a combination of agency, optimization and vendor solutions allows Rosetta to significantly accelerate its clients’ average revenue per SKU across the Amazon channel. Rosetta Brands has [...]

Onecom acquires Solutions IP

2022-10-06T09:54:30+00:00

HMT LLP advised LDC-backed communication tech and cloud communications specialist Onecom on their acquisition of Bristol-based Solution IP Communications. Founded in 2002 and headquartered in Whiteley, Hampshire, Onecom is the UK’s largest independent business telecoms and cloud communications provider, delivering fixed line, mobile, unified communications, connectivity and cloud solutions. The company currently manages nearly 100,000 business customers, delivering communication services and unified solutions across fixed line voice, connectivity and managed cloud to some of the UK’s most dynamic companies. [...]

Investment into VFX Financial Plc

2022-08-02T09:45:52+00:00

HMT LLP advised Nuova Capital on their investment in VFX Financial Plc. Founded in 2001, VFX Financial Plc’s mission is to provide customers with the specialist knowledge and experience needed to take advantage of today's volatile global markets. They offer a fast, secure and trustworthy service using some of the most robust technology in the industry. Along with an exceptional level of service, VFX Financial can offer a better exchange rate than most of the big banks. VFX [...]

Rockpool backs cloud IT infrastructure specialist ERA

2022-07-27T13:29:58+00:00

HMT LLP advised Rockpool Investments on their growth capital investment in ERA, a growing provider of cloud IT infrastructure services to the media and entertainment industries. ERA delivers cloud infrastructure-as-a-service solutions to a broad range of customers within the post-production, visual effects and broadcast media sectors. The company provides virtual workstations, storage-as-a-service, workflow applications, connectivity and cloud archiving solutions, in both private and public cloud environments. ERA’s bespoke offering allows customers to scale up their IT infrastructure to [...]

Connection Capital invests in Brompton Technology

2022-07-18T09:46:28+00:00

HMT LLP advised Connection Capital on their £5.1m growth capital investment in Brompton Technology, an award-winning designer and manufacturer of leading-edge processing products for LED video walls used in live events and virtual production for TV and film.  Established in 2011, Brompton Technology is a market leader in supplying products designed for use in the live events market. Brompton Technology’s specialist technology is used to generate seamless, high-quality images across multiple large LED panels that are used as [...]

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 [...]

Chorus Global Raises Multi-million Growth Financing Round

2022-03-02T08:42:23+00:00

HMT LLP advised award-winning Managed IT and Cyber Security Services provider Chorus Global, on their multi-million pound fundraise with growth capital provider Boost&Co. The funding package will enable the business to accelerate their investment plan and scale their differentiated managed security proposition utilising Chorus’ proprietary onshore 24x7x365 Cyber Security Operations Centre. Established in 1999 by Chief Technology Officer Mark Taylor and Chief Commercial Officer Anthony Sherry, Chorus has grown to become one of the most widely accredited and [...]

UFODRIVE raises $19 million in Series-A round

2022-02-16T12:19:00+00:00

HMT LLP advised UFODRIVE - the leading self-service electric vehicle rental company and eMobility SaaS provider in Europe on their $19million Series-A funding. UFODRIVE is the first all-digital, all-electric car rental service controlled from an app. Its advanced eMobility SaaS platform makes transitioning to electric easy for both customers and fleet providers – delivering lean operations, lower energy costs, better charging and optimal fleet utilisation using advanced AI tools. UFODRIVE’s technology delivers a two-minute ‘arrive and drive’ entirely [...]

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