Telecommunications, Media and Technology (TMT)

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 [...]

Series B investment in Newsflare

2022-01-20T17:06:01+00:00

HMT LLP advised Foresight Group on their series B investment in Newsflare, one of the world’s leading licensing platforms and marketplaces for user-generated video (UGV). Foresight invested £4 million into the business with an additional £1m investment from existing investor, Edge Investments. Newsflare was co-founded in 2011 by Jon Cornwell, CEO, and is headquartered in London with teams in Los Angeles and New York. Newsflare is a marketplace for the monetisation of user generated video (“UGV”) and has [...]

YFM backs growing planning and forecasting tech business Vuealta

2021-09-27T08:11:46+00:00

HMT LLP advised the shareholders of planning and forecasting software and services business Vuealta on their multi-million pound fundraising from YFM Equity Partners. Vuealta was founded in 2017 by seasoned entrepreneurs Ian Stone (CEO) and Adam Bimson (CCO) and delivers scenario planning and forecasting solutions for supply chain, finance and operations. The business has grown rapidly to a team of 70 staff in four countries, with offices in four countries spanning the EMEA, North America and APAC regions. [...]

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 [...]

Series A fundraising for HT Materials Science

2021-08-12T10:51:48+00:00

HMT LLP once again advised HT Materials Science, a developer of sub-micron-based heat transfer fluid technologies on their €5m Series-A funding led by Saudi Aramco Energy Ventures, the strategic technology Corporate Venture arm of Saudi Aramco, the world’s leading integrated energy and chemicals company and existing investor Progress Tech Transfer®. HTMS produces heat transfer additives which, when added to existing water and glycol heating and cooling systems, yield dramatic improvements in energy use or system capacity. As the [...]

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