Insights: January 2018

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Fladgate advises Penguin Random House Limited on major office lease at One Embassy Gardens

Mark Saunders, Miles Crawford |

Fladgate LLP has advised Penguin Random House Limited on an agreement for lease of a new London office at One Embassy Gardens. Situated between Vauxhall and Battersea as part of the Nine Elms riverside development, the new office is in close proximity to the publisher’s existing office at 20 Vauxhall Bridge Road in Pimlico which […]


Fladgate advises on the £48m acquisition and financing of 6-8 Bouverie Street, EC4

Richard Kaufman, Oliver Tobin, Miles Crawford, Amanda Hado-Bodfield, Seetal Modi, Dee Afolami |

Fladgate has advised Harbor Group International (HGI) on the £48m acquisition and financing of 6-8 Bouverie Street, London EC4Y 8AX.  The team acted on the £31.2m facility with Helaba from Tudor Court Limited.  Fladgate’s real estate and finance teams worked closely together to manage the loan facility from Helaba. HGI is a leading global real […]


Fladgate advises Angus Energy plc on £3m placing

Paul Airley |

Fladgate LLP has advised AIM listed Angus Energy plc on its £3m placing to increase the group’s capitalisation and financial flexibility. Net proceeds from the placing will be used to pay operational and associated costs related to the development of the Holmwood prospect; fund capital expenditures; assist with funding business development and potential acquisition activities; […]


Your claim has been declined

Leigh Callaway |

In July 2017, the Competition Appeal Tribunal (CAT) refused to approve the proposed £14 billion class action claim against MasterCard on behalf of 46.2 million consumers who purchased goods or services from UK businesses which accepted MasterCard between 1992 and 2008.  The claim followed on from the EU Commission finding in 2007 that MasterCard’s default […]


Fladgate advises Tri-Star Resources plc on US$6m investment

David Robinson |

Fladgate LLP has advised AIM listed Tri-Star Resources plc on its US$6m investment, via a mezzanine loan, to Omani company Strategic & Precious Metals Processing LLC (SPMP). The investment is to assist SPMP with further development of the Oman Antimony Roaster Project, an antimony and gold production facility, which is located in Sohar, Sultanate of […]


Morrisons held responsible for mass data breach committed by disgruntled employee

Michelle Waknine |

Morrisons face having to pay compensation to thousands of employees, following a recent decision of the High Court that the UK’s fourth largest chain of supermarkets was vicariously liable for a rogue employee leaking payroll information online. This decision follows the outcome of the first class action concerning a data breach in the UK, brought […]


Fladgate advises Papua Mining plc on acquisition of BGM Investments and £2m placing

Nigel Gordon, Caroline Philipps |

Fladgate LLP has advised AIM listed Papua Mining plc on its agreement to acquire the entire issued share capital of BGM Investments Pty Ltd (a private Australian company with three projects covering gold, copper, silver and zinc exploration targets in Queensland, north eastern Australia) and a conditional placing to raise up to £2m. Papua Mining […]


Carillion creditors: urgent steps to protect your position

Bree Taylor, Jeremy Whiteson |

On 15 January 2018 Carillion PLC and a number of its subsidiary companies (Carillion) went into liquidation, with the High Court appointing the Official Receiver as liquidator and six partners of PWC as special managers. Those clients who have contracts with Carillion or who are owed money may find the following guidance useful: Check carefully […]