$20m investment round for Victor

10 October 2017

Fladgate LLP has acted for leading on-demand private jet charter marketplace Victor on its $20m Series B investment round. The lead investor was BP Ventures, the tech-focused venture capital arm of the BP group. Victor intends to use the proceeds of the fundraising to accelerate the next phase of its ambitious growth trajectory. The company […]

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Sale of Sports Bar & Grill to Stonegate

3 October 2017

Fladgate LLP has advised the principal shareholder of Bar Holdings Limited on its acquisition by Stonegate Pub Company.  Bar Holdings Limited operates five bars trading under the Sports Bar & Grill brand.  The acquisition provides Stonegate with entry into the transport hub market, with four of the five bars situated in major London transport stations. […]

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Refinancing of Blakes Hotel, Kensington

26 September 2017

Fladgate has acted for long standing client Blakes Property Holdings Limited and Blakes Management Limited in relation to the refinancing by HSBC of Blakes London, a boutique hotel in Kensington. The refinance replaced the existing facilities provided by Santander. Blakes London is the creation of famed British designer Anouska Hempel and was one of the […]

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Circus Street, Brighton redevelopment project

14 September 2017

Fladgate LLP has advised U+I in respect of a redevelopment project at Circus Street, Brighton.  The £130m mixed use regeneration scheme in partnership with Brighton and Hove City Council will provide housing, student accommodation, dance studio for South East Dance, office and retail space.  We advised on the construction aspects of the project, including all […]

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Event: The Rise of Competitive Socialising

7 September 2017

Going to the pub is no longer enough, it would seem.  Increasingly, people are seeking out bars offering leisure pursuits such as darts, golf, table tennis and even axe throwing! These venues are one of the hottest trends in the leisure sector with new operators appearing regularly. On Thursday, 28 September, Fladgate is hosting an […]

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The Annual Hotel Conference in Manchester

5 September 2017

A number of partners within Fladgate’s hotel team are once again attending The Annual Hotel Conference in Manchester on 11 and 12 October.  This year’s theme is ‘Embracing Change, Seizing Opportunities’. Partners James Fry (real estate), Eddie Powell (ICT) and Jenny Sargeant (real estate finance) will join hoteliers, owners, operators and managers as well as […]

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Renowned photography museum to open in London

29 August 2017

Fladgate has advised the renowned photography museum, Fotografiska, on its pre-let and fit-out of the lower ground floors and a new office pavilion at The White Chapel Building, 10 Whitechapel High Street E1, from Derwent London. Fotograviska, which runs the photography museum in Stockholm (pictured), plans to use the space for The London Museum of […]

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UK rollout for Viandas de Salamanca

17 August 2017

Fladgate has acted for the UK arm of Spanish company Viandas de Salamanca on its expansion into the UK market. Primarily a wine maker, the company also produces its own olive oils, cheeses and cured meats.  It is now embarking on a European roll-out of city centre units which will combine retail shops with delicatessen […]

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Management agreement for new “IBIS Styles” Hotel in Nairobi

10 August 2017

Fladgate has advised IMBA Development in negotiating the management and branding agreement for the new “IBIS Styles” Hotel, Nairobi, Kenya. The signing of the management agreement took place at the hotel in the presence of Naushad Jivraj, CEO of Queensway, Steven Daines, CEO of AccorHotels for Africa & Middle East and Olivier Granet, Chief Operating […]

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Webjet acquires JacTravel for £200m

4 August 2017

Fladgate LLP has acted for the management team of JacTravel, a market leading European B2B travel business, on its acquisition by Webjet, the ASX listed online travel agent, for an enterprise value of £200m.  The acquisition will transform Webjet’s B2B business WebBeds, creating the world’s second largest online travel wholesaler. The acquisition will be funded […]

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