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  • Blacks Solicitors oversees MMX Communications acquisition

    Leeds-based law firm Blacks Solicitors LLP has overseen and helped coordinate the acquisition of telecommunications solutions provider MMX Communications Services by TXO Systems.

    The exiting shareholders of MMX Communications chose Blacks to assist with the sale due to their long-standing relationship with Blacks, and the Firm’s extensive knowledge of their business.

    The vendors and Blacks worked closely with Ignition Corporate Finance LLP who project managed the transaction from a corporate finance perspective.

    Dave Paterson, the Corporate Law Partner at Blacks who led the team throughout the transaction, said: “We are dedicated to nurturing long-term relationships with clients and helping them achieve their goals and objectives, and the Team are honoured to have been part of MMX Communications’ journey over the past nine years which started with us advising them on their Management Buy-Out from the then owners, and has culminated in this exit.

    It has been fantastic supporting Neil and the Team at MMX Communications throughout the sale, and we are certain that the business will be a valuable addition to the TXO group.”

    Neil Bartlam, Managing Director of MMX Communications Services, commented: “I am really grateful to the team at Blacks for their help in overseeing and coordinating the sale and to Ignition for its financial support.

    After the Team’s hard work building the MMX Communications brand over the past nine years, I hope that the acquisition by TXO Systems will contribute to the continued growth and success of MMX Communications.”

    Peter Barrand, Partner at Ignition Corporate Finance LLP, added: “It was a pleasure to support Neil and the Team, and offer corporate finance advice to ensure the transaction was a complete success. We’re really proud to have been involved with such a successful business and I believe this deal will leave MMX Communications and the TXO group in a strong position for the future.”

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