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Burges Salmon advises on development of offshore wind in Baltic Sea

Lawyers in the Edinburgh office of Burges Salmon have advised on a major partnership to develop offshore wind projects in the Lithuanian Baltic Sea.

Published 29 September 2020

Addleshaw Goddard advises on £2.33m fundraising for Frontier IP Group

Addleshaw Goddard has advised on the £2.33 million capital raising comprising a placing and offer for subscription by Frontier IP Group plc.

Published 22 July 2020

Burges Salmon advises Cumulus Oncology on £1.7m investment round

Burges Salmon has advised Europe's first oncology drug discovery accelerator, Cumulus Oncology, in connection with its inaugural investment fundraise of £1.7 million.

Published 22 July 2020

Anderson Strathern advises Crown Estate Scotland on acquisition of Angus site

Anderson Strathern has advised Crown Estate Scotland on the purchase of a sustainable development site near Montrose in Angus.

Published 16 July 2020

Burges Salmon advises BayWa r.e. on acquisition of Dalquhandy Wind Farm

Burges Salmon has advised global renewable energy developer BayWa r.e. UK on the acquisition of Brockwell Energy’s Dalquhandy Wind Farm in Coalburn, South Lanarkshire.

Published 8 June 2020

Edinburgh fintech firm Aveni secures £520,000 backing

Scottish fintech Aveni has secured seed investment of £520,000 for its video conferencing based AI technology, which aims to transform client interaction in financial and professional advice sectors in the new age of ‘digital client service’.

Published 3 June 2020

DWF advises Keywords Studios on £100m placing

DWF has advised Keywords Studios, an international technical and creative services provider to the global video games industry, on its placing to raise gross proceeds of approximately £100m.

Published 27 May 2020

CMS advises United Capital on acquisition of heating provider

CMS has advised United Capital in its acquisition of Bellshill-headquartered central heating provider Saltire Facilities Management for an undisclosed sum.

Published 18 May 2020

DLA Piper advises Greencoat UK Wind on acquisition of subsidy-free wind farm in Scotland

DLA Piper has advised long-standing client Greencoat UK Wind on the acquisition of the South Kyle wind farm in Scotland from developer Vattenfall for £320 million once the farm begins operating in Q1 2023.

Published 5 May 2020

Macdonald Henderson advises EHC Energy Limited on employee buyout

Macdonald Henderson has advised EHC Energy Limited, the distributor of electric heating and hot water products, on the employee buyout of the company from existing shareholders/directors, Bill Walters and David Stevenson.

Published 27 April 2020

Harper Macleod’s corporate dealmakers record £50m lockdown surge

The corporate team at Harper Macleod is on course to complete more than 30 deals worth over £50 million during the lockdown period – in a positive sign that corporate Scotland is still open for business.

Published 21 April 2020

CMS leads successful reverse takeover of marine technology group

CMS has acted as principal and lead lawyers in the reverse takeover of Hertsford Capital plc by Lancaster-based marine technology company OTAQ Group Limited.

Published 2 April 2020

Shepherd and Wedderburn advises on Bella & Duke’s £3.5 million fundraising

Shepherd and Wedderburn's corporate team has acted for Bella & Duke Limited, a pet wellness brand and a vendor of raw, unprocessed pet food, to secure a £3.5 million investment.

Published 12 March 2020

Macdonald Henderson advises on sale of RUA Medical to Aortech International

Macdonald Henderson has advised the sole shareholder of RUA Medical Devices in the agreed conditional takeover by artificial heart valve developer AorTech International, in a £2.45 million deal that brings together two Scottish life sciences companies.Dundee-based Aortech is behind Elast-Eon, a biostable polymer used to build heart valves. RUA, based in Irvine, manufactures implantable textiles which have numerous applications.

Published 12 March 2020

Burness Paull tops dealmaking table for fifth year running

Burness Paull LLP has been confirmed as the top-performing legal dealmaker in Scotland for the fifth year in succession.

Published 11 March 2020