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Privet Capital acquires Cash Processing Solutions Limited from De La Rue plc

Hamilton Forrest, Graham Spitz, Alan Wetterhahn, Eddie Powell |

Fladgate LLP has advised the private equity firm Privet Capital on the acquisition of the entire issued share capital of Cash Processing Solutions Limited (CPS) and related subsidiaries from De La Rue plc for a maximum pay-out of £6.5m.  Fladgate also advised in relation to the ongoing strategic partnership between the two parties. CPS is […]

Fladgate advises on Step2wo’s acquisition of One Small Step

Graham Spitz, Mike Tremeer |

Fladgate has acted for Step2wo in relation to its acquisition of the children’s shoe retail business One Small Step from Start-Rite. Small Step has eight stores and four concessions across the UK and Ireland. In addition to selling its own footwear in its concessions, Step2wo also stocks brands ranging from Gucci and Armani Junior to […]

Fladgate advises 4C Hotels on franchise for “Canopy” by Hilton

Eddie Powell |

Fladgate LLP has undertaken the negotiation for 4C Hotels of a franchise agreement for Hilton’s new boutique hotel brand “Canopy”, the first hotel under the brand to be opened in the UK.  The hotel will open in 2018 and will occupy a prime site on The Minories, in the City of London. The launch of […]

Fladgate advises on US$11m placing and AIM admission for SDX Energy Inc.

Neil Vickers |

Fladgate has advised Cantor Fitzgerald Europe (as nominated adviser and joint broker) and FirstEnergy Capital (as joint broker) on a US$11m placing for SDX Energy Inc. (SDX), together with its proposed admission to AIM. SDX is a UK based oil and gas exploration company which is listed on the TSX Venture Exchange.  Its portfolio consists […]

Fladgate appointed as ongoing UK legal adviser to Trendit Ltd

Avram Kelman |

Fladgate has been appointed as ongoing UK legal adviser to Trendit Ltd following their recent standard listing in December 2015. Trendit Ltd is a provider of cutting-edge technology for real-time monitoring of population movement, trend analytics, and crowd behaviour. Avram Kelman is lead ongoing adviser to Trendit Ltd.

Fladgate advises Aldgate Tower Investments on sale to joint venture for £346m

Hamilton Forrest, Amy Collins, Adrian Mawlabaux |

Fladgate advised the owner of Aldgate Tower Investments (ATI), on the sale of 100% of the shares in ATI to a joint venture between China Life and Brookfield Property Partners for £346,000,000. ATI is the owner of Aldgate Tower, a 317,000 sq ft office building in Aldgate which was completed in November 2014 and is […]

Fladgate advises on incorporation and registration of new charity


Fladgate has advised the trustees of The Wandaid Foundation on the incorporation and registration of this new charity with the Charity Commission. The Wandaid Foundation seeks to assist disaster hit areas of the world. Current work includes volunteering in Nepal following the earthquakes in that region.  The charity will fundraise under the name WandAid and […]

Fladgate advises Highgate Holdings on Shoreditch development site

Richard Reuben |

Fladgate LLP has advised US based and privately owned hotel group Highgate Holdings on the acquisition of a development site in Shoreditch, London.  Planning permission has been received for the 300,000 square foot mixed-use development, including a hotel and commercial/office use. The team provided ongoing advice including securing planning permission, vacant possession and advising on […]