Insights: News - September 2017

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Refinancing of Blakes Hotel, Kensington

Stephen Lewis, Rebecca Tavares, Gary Smith, Naomi Clancy, Amanda Hado-Bodfield |

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 first […]


Fladgate advises U+I on Circus Street, Brighton redevelopment project

Hollie Docherty, Oliver Tobin |

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 […]


Fladgate diversity champion shortlisted for Women of the Future Award 2017

Charles Wander, Mythily Katsaris |

Fladgate is delighted to announce that corporate partner Mythily Katsaris has been shortlisted for the professions category in the Women of the Future (WOF) Awards 2017 in association with Aviva.  The WOF Programme aims to build a community of influential women determined not only to build fruitful professional and personal relationships with one another, but […]


Fladgate advises Starwood European Real Estate on the sale of SOF-10 Beagle Investments

Hamilton Forrest, Amy Collins, Diana Mennie |

Fladgate LLP has acted for Starwood European Real Estate on the sale of SOF-10 Beagle Investments Lux S.à r.l., the SPV which owns One Braham, London E1 for £65m.  One Braham has planning for 317,000 sq ft of office space which will be constructed over the next two years.   Aldgate Developments Limited, a long-term client […]


Fladgate LLP advises Viandas de Salamanca on UK roll-out

James Fry, Amanda Hado-Bodfield |

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 […]


Fladgate advises on the sale of Sports Bar & Grill to Stonegate

Anthony Reeves, Amy Collins, David Robinson, Emily Comber |

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. […]


Renowned photography museum to open in London

Gavin Whitney |

Fladgate has advised the renowned photography museum, Fotografiska, on its pre-let 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, plans to use the space for The London Museum of Photography, adding a […]


Fladgate advises Tri-Star Resources on £9.1m fundraising

David Robinson, Zehra Kofturcu, Emily Comber |

Fladgate has advised AIM listed Tri-Star Resources on a series of related transactions designed to restructure the company’s balance sheet.  These transactions include the conversion of £4.4m of loan notes into equity, a £9.1m placing, the application of £7.8m of the placing proceeds to the redemption of the balance of the company’s loan notes held […]


Fladgate advises Gfinity on £6.25m placing

David Robinson |

Fladgate has advised AIM listed Gfinity PLC on the placing of 31,250,000 new ordinary shares in order to raise £6.25m. The proceeds of the placing will contribute towards working capital, establish the Gfinity Elite Series in the UK, contribute towards software development, enable further recruitment of quality personnel and also invest in broadcast technology. Gfinity […]


Fladgate advises on sale of casino development to European casino operator

Stephen Lewis, David Baverstock |

Fladgate’s leisure team has advised Saw Close Casino Limited (SCCL) on the real estate aspects of its sale to Austrian based Century Casinos Europe GmbH, whose parent company Century Casinos, Inc. is listed on NASDAQ. This is Century Casinos’ first acquisition in the UK. SCCL had previously agreed a 30 year lease for a 15,000 […]


Fladgate sponsors Oxford University international summit on One Belt One Road

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Fladgate was delighted to sponsor the Oxford University international summit on the One Belt, One Road (OBOR) initiative.  OBOR is a development strategy proposed by the Chinese government that represents the largest overseas investment drive ever launched by a single country and is based on a high level of coordination and cooperation between East and […]