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8 July 2020Press Releases
James Cowper Kreston’s Corporate Finance team recently provided transaction support to Panoramic Growth Equity on their investment in traffic management provider, Hooke Highways.
Established in 2012, Hooke Highways provides a range of traffic management solutions throughout the South of England, and is one of the foremost traffic management providers in the UK. Hooke Highways has grown significantly over the last five years through industry leading service levels, utilising quality equipment and employing and investing in highly trained staff. Hooke Highways now operates 24/7 in fourteen counties and has six depots sited strategically across South East and South West England. Panoramic’s investment will provide Hooke Highways with further opportunities to develop and consolidate its leading role in the industry.
Panoramic Growth Equity are an equity investment firm who work alongside small and medium businesses; they offer advice and capital to allow these firms to reach their full potential. This investment marks the continued expansion of Panoramic’s portfolio in Southern England and is the thirteenth investment from its second fund.
James Cowper Kreston’s transaction services team undertook financial and tax due diligence for Panoramic on this transaction.
Brad McAvoy, Corporate Finance Director at James Cowper Kreston said: “It was very rewarding working with Panoramic again as they partnered with the strong management team of Hooke Highways to grow and develop the business further. We look forward to working with the Panoramic team again soon.”
David Atkinson, Senior Investment Manager at Panoramic said: “It was a pleasure working with James Cowper Kreston on Panoramic’s investment into Hooke Highways. Brad and the team highlighted important issues quickly, provide a pragmatic view on business risk and built a strong rapport with Hooke’s management, all leading to high quality and efficient financial due diligence process . We look forward to working together again in the future.”