Deal Diary

Welcome to Acquisition International’s Deal Diary, the place where we showcase exciting deals from across the globe. With each diary entry, we’ll be taking a comprehensive look at the inner workings of the deal in question and will be venturing behind the scenes to take a look at the dedicated professionals involved in ensuring its success.

Here you will discover the most active deal makers and a comprehensive catalogue of the transactions they have been involved with.

Tier 1: The Website - Go live worldwide within 24 hours!

Within 24 hours of booking, we'll upload your deal and company profile - including contact details and links to your homepage - right here on our site, putting you and your firm in front of
40,000 visitors every month!

You will, of course, get a full company bio, including your contact details and fully clickable links direct to your website, and to make sure the people who matter will be able to find every deal you and your firm have been involved in at the click of a button, all of the deals posted on the Deal Diary site are incredibly easy to search by firm name, individual name, sector or region. We even have an automatically updated deal leaderboard (right). 

Tier 2: The Newsletter - Direct to 108,000 subscribers!

Your involvement in the deal will be featured on our weekly Deal Round-Up newsletter,  published via email every Thursday to a global audience of  108,000. Your deal write-up will also include hyperlinked images and logos, taking readers straight to your homepage. That’s a potential 108,000 clicks every month!

Tier 3: The Publication - Sent to 108,000 people in 170 countries!

The deal and your involvement will appear in the Deal Diary section of our monthly magazine, distributed to 108,000 people in 170 countries around the world. This is where you can tell us all about the deal and how you made it happen, providing the perfect opportunity to shout about your firm’s experience, expertise and the great work you’ve been doing.

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Endless-Backed High Street TV Secondary MBO

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Robin Johnson, Advised Endless

Steve Heath, Tax Advisers to Endless

Endless LLP announces that it has backed the secondary management buyout of High Street TV (“HSTV”) for an undisclosed sum. 

Headquartered in Harrogate, HSTV is a B2C and B2B multi-channel retailer.  Using television shopping channels as its core platform, the business sells globally renowned and innovative licensed and own branded products both in the UK and abroad.  The management buyout is being led by the two founding executives, Andrew Malcher and Jim Coleman who originally had backing from various private investors led by Gordon Black CBE, formerly Chairman at Peter Black Holdings Ltd.

HSTV has grown rapidly since being established in 2008 and expects to generate annual sales of £70 million and EBITDA of GBP 10 million this year.  HSTV is best known for bringing the world renowned Nutribullet to the UK market and introducing market disruptive products such as the X-Hose, Zumba, Genie Bra and Shakeweight.  As well as television channels , the business also sells online, via print and its licensed products are available at over 4,500 retail outlets across 35 retail groups including Argos, ASDA, John Lewis and Selfridges.  Under its next stage of ownership, management plan to develop HSTV into a truly global multi-channel retailer and build on its new product development capabilities.

Andrew Malcher, Co-Founder & Executive Chairman commented “Endless are a first-class organisation with an excellent track record of helping companies maximise their potential. Following our rapid growth in sales and profitability, we are extremely proud to have agreed backing to assist HSTV in maximising its potential. Endless provide us with tremendous experience and financial resource that will enable us to develop into a substantial Global business. We are excited about continued Organic growth in the UK and Overseas, in addition to strategic acquisitions where Endless will add further experience and opportunity.”

Garry Wilson, Partner at Endless, commented: “Andrew and Jim are two remarkable entrepreneurs who have built an incredible business under the tutelage of Gordon Black CBE and surrounded themselves with a great team in Harrogate.  High Street TV is clearly the market leader in multi-channel, direct response TV and the trusted partner for businesses who want to launch innovative products into the UK and international markets.  Since its launch in 2008 its growth in both sales and profits has been truly astounding.  We are delighted to invest alongside Andrew, Jim and the wider management team as we believe that High Street TV has the potential for even greater growth in the next few years.  We look forward to working alongside them.”

The Endless investment was led by Garry Wilson, James Woolley, Indra Harrison, Ed Ransome and David Isaacs.  Endless was advised by Eversheds (Robin Johnson, Alasdair Outhwaite and Sophia Leavett) and the tax team at KPMG (Steve Heath, Chris Wilson and Louise Warne).  The Company was advised by Sentio (Dave Irwin and Andy Barlow) , Canaccord Genuity (Christopher Darlington and Will Bain), Walker Morris (Peter Considine and Graham McKenzie) and Squire Patton Boggs (Jonathan Jones and Louisa Bendjelloul).

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