To celebrate its 25th anniversary advising on corporate finance transactions, HMT is reminiscing on 10 notable transactions from our archives. Having completed over 500 transactions, producing a shortlist of 10 has not been easy but the disposal of Netmums in 2011 has certainly made the list.
HMT, led by Partner Paul Read and Manager Tom Bradbury undertook financial due diligence for Palatine Private Equity on their investment in electrical training courses firm Trade Skills 4U.
HMT, led by Partners Ian Barton and Paul Read, and Senior Managers Julia Carruthers and Ravi Majithia provided buy side advisory and due diligence services to Whistl UK Ltd (“Whistl”) on their acquisition of e-fulfilment company, Prism DM.
The first six months of 2017 have seen HMT continue to be busy both advising numerous entrepreneurial businesses on deals as well as growing our corporate finance practice.
HMT led by Partner Paul Read and Executive Matthew Jones undertook financial due diligence for Chiltern Capital (“Chiltern”) on their investment in Gradwell Communications (“Gradwell”) to support the buy-in management buy-out.
HMT LLP led by Partner Andrew Thomson and Manager Tom Bradbury undertook financial due diligence for NVM Private Equity (“NVM”) on their investment in online educational content provider Knowledgemotion Ltd (trading as “boclips”).
HMT established its Debt Advisory business in September 2015. The twelve months to July 2017 were an excellent year for the franchise with 9 deals completed and c£60m debt arranged. In addition, another 2 deals are close to completing, so we anticipate a busy summer.
HMT assisted international communications and marketing group Porta Communications Plc secure a £3.3 million Revolving Credit Facility from Clydesdale Bank PLC.
HMT led by Partner Andrew Thomson and Senior Manager David Copp advised indoor trampoline arena operator GoJumpin Ltd on its recent development capital funding to support its continued expansion.
HMT led by Partner Paul Read advised connectivity service provider TFM Networks on their acquisition of Tru Solutions Ltd supported by Santander Corporate and Commercial.