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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, Seetal Modi, Dee Afolami, Miles Crawford, Amanda Hado-Bodfield |

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; […]


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

David Robinson, Zehra Kofturcu |

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 […]


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

Caroline Philipps, Nigel Gordon, Zehra Kofturcu |

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 […]


Fladgate advises AIM listed Tri-Star Resources Plc on its £4.4 million open offer to shareholders

David Robinson, Orit Rioumine Gold |

Fladgate LLP has advised AIM listed Tri-Star Resources Plc on its open offer to shareholders to raise up to approximately £4.4 million through the issue of new ordinary shares. The company has subsequently announced the results of the Open Offer, which closed for acceptances on 10 January and was oversubscribed. The purpose of the open […]


Fladgate advises SP Angel on placing for Sula Iron & Gold

Neil Vickers |

AIM listed Sula Iron & Gold plc is acquiring a controlling stake in a cobalt licence in Democratic Republic of Congo. The deal which is subject to shareholder approval will make Sula Iron and Gold the first AIM-listed company to develop cobalt interests in the region. The company has conditionally raised £1.75m (before expenses), through […]


Fladgate announces boost to corporate and German team with partner appointment

Grant Gordon, Charles Wander, Jan Hoppe, Kelly Whiter |

Fladgate is delighted to announce the appointment of Jan Hoppe who joined the firm on 1 January. Previously a partner at Gordon Dadds, his appointment simultaneously boosts two key areas for the firm:  the already burgeoning corporate department and the firm’s well-established German desk. A corporate and commercial lawyer, Jan joins our corporate department of […]


Fladgate announces appointment of Chairman

Richard Reuben |

Fladgate is delighted to announce that Richard Reuben has been elected Chairman with effect from 1 April 2018. Richard, who is currently head of real estate, succeeds Charles Wander, who has held the position since April 2011. Stephen Lewis becomes Richard’s replacement as head of property. Commenting on his appointment, Richard Reuben said: “Charles has […]


New panel win for Fladgate’s Sports Business Group

James Earl, Alex Haffner |

The Scottish Professional Football League (SPFL) has invited Fladgate LLP to join its new legal panel following a competitive tender process. The legal panel will be comprised of four law firms which, together with in-house Legal Counsel Rod McKenzie, will service all of the SPFL’s diverse legal requirements. Alex Haffner, who will act as the […]


Fladgate advises Khanna Enterprises on development of 145 bedroom hotel in Manchester

James Fry, Eddie Powell |

Fladgate LLP has acted for Khanna Enterprises (Manchester) Limited on the acquisition of Invicta House, Atkinson Street, Manchester.  The purchase was conditional on securing planning permission for change of use from an office to a hotel and the subsequent development of a new build, 145 bedroom hotel.  Real estate partner James Fry led the Fladgate […]


Fladgate corporate consultant awarded MBE in the New Year’s Honours List

Charles Wander, Andrew Kaufman |

Fladgate is delighted to inform its clients, colleagues and friends that corporate and M&A consultant Andrew Kaufman has been nominated to receive an MBE in the New Year Honours list for services to Holocaust education. The New Year Honours list recognises the achievements and services of extraordinary people across the United Kingdom. Andrew has been […]