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Fladgate sponsors SportsPro Live 2017: Pushing the boundaries of sport

Grant Gordon, Alan Wetterhahn, James Earl, Muhammed Bhaimohmed, Mark Buckley |

The Fladgate Sports Business Group is delighted to announce its sponsorship of SportsPro Live 2017: Pushing the boundaries of sport. This year’s event will focus on the forces reshaping the industry, including: technologies that are changing the way people watch and play sport; emerging markets and investors who are creating new centres of power and […]


Fladgate advises PowerHouse Energy Group plc on placing

David Robinson |

Fladgate has advised AIM listed PowerHouse Energy Group plc on a £2.5m placing and loan note conversion.  The fundraising proceeds will largely be used to repay a loan note.  Additional funds raised in the placing will contribute towards the operating capital of PowerHouse. PowerHouse is focused on technologies relating to the G3-UHt System Ultra High Temperature […]


Angus Energy plc lists bonds on NEX Exchange Growth Market

Paul Airley |

Fladgate has advised AIM listed Angus Energy plc in connection with its application for listing up to £3.5m sterling denominated secured bonds with an 8.5% coupon due 30 June 2022 (NEX Bonds) to trading on the NEX Exchange Growth Market. Angus Energy expects to issue the NEX Bonds in tranches, up to a total value of £3.5m, […]


Fladgate advises Luxx London on Notting Hill purchase

Mark Harnett, Daniel Polden, Miles Crawford |

Fladgate LLP has advised Luxx London (The London Heritage Fund) on the purchase of a building lease of part of 66–74 Notting Hill Gate from Stranton Properties Ltd. In addition to advising on the acquisition, construction aspects, planning aspects and issues in relation to rights of light, the Fladgate team advised on financing aspects, together […]


New Bournemouth cinema for Odeon

Mark Saunders |

Fladgate is delighted that Odeon, Europe’s leading cinema chain, opened its doors at the new BH2 leisure complex in Bournemouth on 10 February. The 10 screen cinema will be one of Odeon’s most advanced flagships in the UK and is also the jewel in the crown of the new BH2 development.  It has been purpose […]


International law firms advise Paragon Partners on Investment into Novagraaf

Alex Kaufmann |

Munich-based private equity company Paragon Partners has acquired a majority stake in Novagraaf B.V. from current investor Gilde Buy-Out Partners. This investment represents a major endorsement of Novagraaf’s plans to grow its business.  An international group of law firms co-led by Raue LLP and Stek (Amsterdam) and including Fladgate LLP, has advised Paragon Partners on […]


Fladgate appoints head of tax in major boost to its corporate and private capital practice

Charles Wander, Neal Todd |

Fladgate LLP is delighted to announce a major boost to its corporate and private capital practice with the appointment of partner and tax specialist, Neal Todd. Neal was previously a partner at Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP and Linklaters LLP. Neal is an international tax practitioner with some 30 years’ experience.  He has a particular interest […]


A track record in public attractions

Eddie Powell, Alan Wetterhahn, Digby Hebbard |

Fladgate has a well-established practice and a long history of advising on projects in the public attractions and themed entertainment sectors, including tourist attractions, theme parks, cultural institutions, theatres, museums, art galleries, zoos and gardens. We represented the Great Exhibition of 1851, and in 1862 we were instructed by Abraham Lincoln, President of the United States, to help set up […]


Fladgate advises Angus Energy Plc on £2m placing and acquisition

Paul Airley |

Fladgate has advised Angus Energy Plc on the £2m placing and acquisition of a 12.5% economic interest, by way of a farm-in arrangement with Europa Oil & Gas Limited, in UK onshore oil licence PEDL143 located within the Weald Basin in southern England, which contains the Holmwood Prospect. Angus Energy is an independent UK onshore […]


Fladgate advises Eco (Atlantic) on admission to AIM and £5.09m placing

Michael Beaber, Grant Gordon, David Baverstock, Nigel Gordon, Orit Rioumine Gold |

Fladgate LLP has advised Eco (Atlantic) Oil & Gas Ltd on its admission to AIM and £5.09m placing.  The market capitalisation of the company on admission was approximately £18.92m. Eco (Atlantic), which is listed on the TSX-V, is an oil and gas exploration company focused on the acquisition and development of unique upstream petroleum opportunities […]


Leeds super casino opens for business at Victoria Gate, Leeds

Jeremy Whiteson, Stephen Lewis, Gary Smith, Hollie Docherty |

Fladgate LLP is delighted to have advised on the multimillion-pound Victoria Gate Casino that opened in Leeds on 26 January. The 1,400-capacity venue, operated by Global Gaming Ventures, is one of the largest casinos in the UK and forms part of a new retail and leisure scheme being undertaken by Hammerson. The 50,000 square foot […]


Fladgate strengthens funds, finance and regulatory with partner appointment

Charles Wander, Seetal Modi |

Continuing the trend of strategic recruitment that has been a consistent feature in recent years, Fladgate LLP is delighted to announce the appointment of finance partner Seetal Modi, who joins from Sidley Austin. Seetal advises a client base comprising lenders (including banks, funds, private equity houses and alternative capital providers), borrowers and arrangers on a […]