DWF sees corporate deal resilience despite economic headwinds

DWF advised on 68 corporate deals in the first half of the financial year, compared with 61 deals a year earlier, the firm has said.

Published 15 January 2020

Dentons advises Score Group on £120 million sale

Dentons has advised Charles Ritchie's Testamentary Trust, the majority shareholder of global energy services engineering business Score Group, on its £120 million sale to private equity firm SCF Partners.

Published 8 January 2020

Law At Work acquired by Marlowe plc

Marlowe plc, a specialist services group focused on developing companies which assure regulatory compliance and safety, has announced its acquisition of Glasgow-based Law At Work (Holdings) Limited, for an initial consideration of £6.3 million.

Published 3 December 2019

DWF advises majority shareholders of Partick Thistle in sale to Three Black Cats Limited

DWF's Scottish corporate team have advised the majority shareholders of Partick Thistle Football Club Limited on the sale of around 55 per cent of the shares in Partick Thistle to Three Black Cats Limited, a company wholly owned by Partick Thistle fan and Euromillions winner, Colin Weir.

Published 29 November 2019

Burness Paull advises on Seven Energy acquisition

Burness Paull advised on the corporate and capital-markets aspects of UK-based independent oil & gas company Savannah Petroleum plc’s deal to acquire the assets of Seven Energy in Nigeria, which involved a $125 million equity fundraising.

Published 26 November 2019

DWF advises Aliter Capital on acquisition of digital learning specialist

DWF's Scottish corporate team has advised the corporate training platform backed by private equity fund Aliter Capital on the acquisition of Sponge UK Limited. This is the twelfth deal DWF has supported Aliter with since it was founded in 2016.

Published 25 November 2019

Deals roundup

Published 15 November 2019

Pinsent Masons advises Tesco on new renewable electricity investment

Pinsent Masons has advised Tesco on a significant project to source electricity directly from Scottish renewables projects – the biggest of its type ever completed by a retailer in the UK.

Published 30 October 2019

Macdonald Henderson advises pharmaceutical wholesaler on seven-figure funding package

Glasgow firm Macdonald Henderson recently advised East Kilbride-based pharmaceutical wholesaler Target Healthcare Group on a seven-figure funding package from HSBC UK.

Published 22 October 2019

MacRoberts helps secure £18m investment for Together Energy

MacRoberts has helped win an £18 million investment for emerging Scottish energy company Together Energy.

Published 14 October 2019

Shepherd and Wedderburn banking and finance team reports £13.4bn year-on-year deal value growth

Shepherd and Wedderburn’s banking and finance team has reported another strong year for deals, with the value of transactions rising by 10 per cent (£13.4 billion) in the 2019 financial year to 30 April.

Published 9 September 2019

MBM advises Immense Simulations on $4.6m Series A funding

MBM Commercial has advised Immense Simulations on its Series A funding, taking the lead role in drawing up the key agreements and helping project manage the deal.

Published 22 May 2019

TLT advises Par Equity on £1.2m Datactics investment

TLT has advised Par Equity, a Scotland-headquartered venture capital firm, on a significant investment in Belfast-based data software company, Datactics.

Published 20 May 2019

DWF Group plc expands to Poland with acquisition of US firm in Warsaw

DWF Group plc has acquired a Polish legal services business for £3 million.

Published 7 May 2019