• Acquisition of HPCi Media by
    Claverley Group

Acquisition of HPCi Media by
Claverley Group

Deal TypeM&A
IndustryTechnology & Media
Sub-IndustryMarketing services & Media and entertainment

BDO has provided M&A deal identification services on the acquisition of HCPi Media, a specialist media company, by Claverley Group. BDO also provided a supporting role through deal matters on the transaction.

The acquisition is the third made by Claverley Group since 2018 and follows on from the acquisitions of children’s magazine publisher, Kennedy Publishing and creative design and print management business, Cubiquity.

"BDO has again provided us with a successful M&A deal identification through their corporate broking offering. This service that continues to provide us with deal flow access through their sources and research alongside support over general deal progression. The acquisition of HCPi Media, provides the Claverley Group with both a further diversification of its managed portfolio brands and widens the audience base for the overall Group."

Phil Inman, CEO, Claverley Group

"Through its Corporate Broking services BDO has continued to support an acquisitive media client as they diversify their brand portfolio. We were able to leverage both our existing network of deal flow alongside M&A identification searches to introduce this opportunity. HCPi Media has found a new parent who will continue to develop the business and provide support through its other companies. We also provided tax advice on the transaction."

John Stephan, Partner, BDO