Deals



Addleshaw Goddard advises on global automotive technology deal

Addleshaw Goddard’s corporate team in Scotland has advised the majority shareholders of Livingston-based lighting innovators, designLED, on its sale to Faurecia – an automotive technology company.

Published 10 June 2021

Macdonald Henderson advises Emblation on investment by Apposite Capital

Macdonald Henderson has advised medical device company Emblation on an investment by healthcare investor Apposite Capital to support its international growth and broaden its market offering.

Published 26 May 2021

Gillespie Macandrew advises bookseller Topping & Company

Gillespie Macandrew has advised independent bookseller Topping & Company on the acquisition of premises.

Published 14 April 2021

DWF advises digital learning business on acquisition to expand EU footprint

DWF has advised Aliter Capital-backed Sponge, a digital learning provider, on the acquisition of Idox Compliance from its parent company Idox plc.

Published 16 March 2021

DWF advises owners of Cirrus on sale to Accenture

DWF has advised the owners of leadership and talent consultancy Cirrus on its sale to Accenture, a global professional services company.

Published 3 March 2021

Gillespie Macandrew advises on landmark Waitrose deal

Gillespie Macandrew has advised on the purchase of two Waitrose stores in Glasgow for £23.2 million.

Published 22 February 2021

Burges Salmon advises BayWa r.e. UK on wind farm acquisition

A team from Burges Salmon has advised BayWa r.e. UK, a global renewable energy developer, on its acquisition of High Constellation Wind Farm from Blue Energy.

Published 22 February 2021

CMS secures Northern Lighthouse Board appointment

CMS has been appointed to advise the Northern Lighthouse Board (NLB) on the procurement of a new vessel to replace the NLV Pole Star.

Published 9 February 2021

Macdonald Henderson advises on £4.5m funding boost for Inspire Scotland

Macdonald Henderson has advised Inspire Scotland, the Glasgow-based residential childcare group, on a £4.5 million refinancing and growth package.

Published 3 December 2020

Scotland records 165 deals worth £2.3 billion in pandemic year

Scotland recorded 165 deals worth £2.3 billion in a year subdued by the pandemic, the Experian United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland M&A Review, shows.

Published 30 November 2020

Shepherd and Wedderburn corporate finance team reports strong deal activity

Shepherd and Wedderburn corporate finance team has reported a busy first half of the 2020/21 financial year, supporting clients with strong and sustained deal activity despite the challenging environment created by the Covid-19 pandemic.

Published 23 November 2020

CMS advises M-Squared Lasers on shareholding acquisition

CMS has advised M-Squared Lasers group (MSL) and its management team, on a complex, £32.5m multi-jurisdictional financing transaction to acquire a substantial part of business growth fund’s (BGF) shareholding in MSL. The deal also incorporates a significant investment into MSL by the newly formed Scottish National Investment Bank (SNIB).

Published 23 November 2020

DWF advises Aliter Capital on Skill Pill deal

DWF has advised long-standing client Aliter Capital on its investment into Skill Pill, a digital micro learning specialist.

Published 19 November 2020

Pinsent Masons advises on landmark Scottish offshore wind project

Multinational law firm Pinsent Masons has advised Edinburgh-based Red Rock Power Limited on the sale of 50 per cent of the Inch Cape Offshore Wind Farm development and subsequent joint venture with ESB.

Published 9 November 2020

Shoosmiths advises Extreme E in further funding

The corporate team at Shoosmiths has advised Extreme E in securing additional funding.

Published 3 November 2020