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Hamilton Bradshaw announces investment in Timothy James Consulting

Hamilton Bradshaw announces investment in Timothy James Consulting

 Hamilton Bradshaw, James Caan’s Private Equity company has announced that they are investing in Timothy James Consulting (TJC), a specialist recruitment consultancy in the information technology sector. 

The business was established in 2003 by Chris O’Connell and Peter Bennett and has grown significantly over recent years with a turnover of &pound17 million and offices in London, Bristol and Manchester.  TJC is targeted to double its staff in the next 24 months - they currently 60 staff - and projected revenue is set to reach over &pound30 million.  

The core business focus is on senior level and executive appointments primarily in IT, Digital Media, Project Programme & Change Management.  The team expect to see these market sectors steadily grow despite challenging market conditions. 

The business will be led by Chris O’Connell as CEO and the board will be chaired by Tristan Ramus of Hamilton Bradshaw who will develop the company’s strategy on M&A, joint venturing, board development and long term exit strategy.  Adam Fletcher, HB Investment Director, will also be joining the board bringing expertise in key hiring, development of the national and international footprint and key client positioning.  Deepak Jalan, HB Chief Investment Officer, will be strengthening the team with his skills in finance, tax and structuring to help expand the business.  

Commenting on the investment, James Caan Chairman of Hamilton Bradshaw commented, “This is a very exciting business for HB to invest in.  TJC has an excellent management team with an outstanding reputation in its sector.  We have been looking for a technology specialist for quite some time and I am delighted that TJC was the business we finally selected.”

He added, “This deal is the latest addition to the significant number of recruitment businesses which Hamilton Bradshaw has already invested in and as a result I am delighted that HB has recently been ranked in the Top 30 recruitment companies globally.  I am continually seeking exceptional companies with excellent management teams who want to scale their business to become market leaders, and TJC is no exception.” 

Chris O’Connell also commented, “This is a very exciting time for TJC.  We met with several potential partners to work with us on our future expansion.  What stood about Hamilton Bradshaw was the fact that they don’t just bring capital, they also bring an incredibly talented team on board who will support the business to achieve its ambition to become the number one in its field.” 


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