We are delighted to announce five promotions at HMT with Ricky Collis and Corin Briault-Hutter promoted to Associate Directors, Andrew Reid to Senior Manager, Motti Kalikshtein to Manager and Ben Traves to Executive.

Ricky joined HMT’s Lead Advisory team in 2019 from PwC to advise on mid-market corporate finance transactions. Based in our Henley office, Ricky has successfully completed numerous transactions across various sectors including Business Services, E-commerce Fulfilment, IT Services & Software and Hospitality.  Recent notable transactions include the sale of SaaS provider SeaRoc, providing buy side support on the MBO of Trust Systems and advising automotive aftermarket wholesaler Wheelwright Ltd on their MBO.

Corin joined HMT’s Transaction Services team in 2017 from Deloitte and is also based in our Henley office. He has undertaken financial due diligence on a number of successfully completed transactions in various sectors including IT services and Industrial & Manufacturing. Recent notable transactions include the investment in compliance consultancy and regtech services provider, Compliance Services and advising Chiltern Capital on their acquisition of Finnish plastic packaging solutions provider, Amerplast.

Andrew Reid is the second promotion in our growing Transaction Services team. Andrew joined our London office in 2019 from E&Y.  He has undertaken financial due diligence on numerous transactions in various sectors including TMT and Industrial & Manufacturing. Recent notable transactions include advising Rockpool Investments on their investment in system integration and data analytics specialist Xiatech and Chiltern Capital on their buy-out of leading designer and manufacturer of incinerators, Inciner8 Limited.

Motti is a specialist in financial modelling who joined HMT in 2019 having previously had a number of consulting roles for SME businesses. Motti is based in our Henley office and has produced detailed financial models to support numerous transactions in various sectors, including Transport & Logistics and Retail & Consumer.

Finally, we are also delighted to announce that Ben Traves is promoted to Executive in our Lead Advisory team. Ben joined HMT in Henley as an analyst and has since gained a Certificate in Corporate Finance from the ICAEW as well as assisting on various successfully completed transactions.

Andrew Thomson commented:

The number of new promotions reflects both the recent successes of HMT and the talent of our people. We are delighted that the quality of our deal flow, together with our continued commitment to invest in our people, allows us to provide an environment that can satisfy their career ambitious. We would like to congratulate all 5 team members on their promotions and wish them every success in their new positions.”