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Fladgate advises on KE Hotels' acquisition of Abbey Hotel (Bath) Limited

Hamilton Forrest, Amy Collins, James Fry, Gary Smith, Mike Tremeer, Michelle Waknine, Nick Wood, Wing Tang, Adrian Mawlabaux, Miles Crawford |

Fladgate LLP has advised KE Hotels on the acquisition of the Abbey Hotel, Bath through the purchase of Abbey Hotel (Bath) Limited from The Kaleidoscope Collection. The team also advised on the financing aspects of the transaction which involved a facility for the acquisition of Abbey Hotel (Bath) Limited and one for the refinance of […]


Fladgate advises Paul Smith on new store acquisition at Coal Drops Yard

Stephen Lewis, Rebecca Tavares, Fiona Dreghorn |

Fladgate LLP has advised British designer Paul Smith on the acquisition of a new store at Coal Drops Yard, King’s Cross. Paul Smith is one of Britain’s foremost fashion designers, renowned for creative aesthetic, combining tradition and modernity. Coal Drops Yard is an upcoming new shopping development in the heart of King’s Cross. In October […]


Fladgate advises on sale of Fulham Wine Rooms

James Fry |

Fladgate LLP has advised on the sale of the Fulham Wine Rooms (by way of premium lease assignment) on behalf of existing client Investhor Limited to The Little Door Fulham Limited.   The venue will now be closed for refurbishment/ conversion works before opening as a new cocktail bar venue. The team was led by real […]


Fladgate advises London & Regional on Hilton Park Lane refinancing

Anthony Reeves, Gary Smith, Charles Proctor |

Fladgate LLP has acted for London & Regional on the finance aspects of the refinancing of the Hilton, Park Lane. The hotel is Hilton’s flagship in London, opening in 1963. The 28 storey hotel includes a Michelin starred restaurant, Galvin at Windows on the top floor. The refinancing was by way of a senior facility […]


Fladgate advises Aeromet on acquisition of Stone Foundries

Hamilton Forrest, Sophie Burke, Graham Spitz, Gavin Whitney, Alan Wetterhahn, Mike Tremeer |

Fladgate LLP has advised Aeromet International Limited, a leading supplier of airframe and aero engine components, on its bolt-on acquisition of Stone Foundries from Langham Industries. Aeromet and Stone Foundries have a long track record of providing aluminium and magnesium cast components to the aerospace and defence industries.  Following the acquisition, the combined business will […]


Fladgate’s Sports Business Group announces its involvement in SportsPro Live 2018

James Earl |

Fladgate’s Sports Business Group is delighted to announce its sponsorship of SportsPro Live 2018. Now in its fifth year, SportsPro Live has established itself as the number one UK event for the sports industry that attracts many of the biggest influencers in sport. This is the second year that Fladgate has sponsored the event, which […]


Fladgate LLP advises on the acquisition of a £260m development site in Luton

Marc Sosnow, Sasha Pirbhai, Rebecca Tavares, Miles Crawford |

Fladgate LLP has advised London residential developer Strawberry Star on the acquisition of a 6.9 acre development site in Luton. The site has the benefit of planning permission for a mixed-use scheme, including 685 new homes together with a 200-bedroom hotel, retail and leisure facilities, a medical and wellness centre and public realm improvements. The […]


Fladgate advises Alyssum and Victor on fundraising, restructuring and acquisition

Anthony Reeves, Yulia Leyko, Eddie Powell, Jamie Hamilton, Sam Tye, Diana Mennie, Chris Wilkinson, Andrew Bessemer Clark |

Fladgate LLP has advised Alyssum Group Ltd and its principal subsidiary Fly Victor Ltd on three transformative transactions: an $18m equity fundraising, where the lead investors were Victor’s cornerstone investor BP Ventures and new strategic investor BBA Aviation; a corporate restructuring, which saw the formation of a group of companies with Alyssum at its head, […]


Fladgate continues its 5th year of sponsorship of Constructing Excellence Awards

David Weare |

Fladgate’s construction team is committed to improved industry performance and innovation.  It embraces the ideals of Constructing Excellence, which enhance the reputation and performance of our world class construction industry. Accordingly, we are proud to announce our 5th year of sponsorship of the Constructing Excellence in London and the South East Annual Awards 2018. The […]


Fladgate advises Gfinity on its acquisition of RealSM Limited

Anthony Reeves, David Robinson, Jamie Hamilton, Eleanor Green, Chris Wilkinson, Ben Milloy |

Fladgate LLP has advised leading AIM-listed esports entertainment company Gfinity PLC on its acquisition of RealSM Limited, a sports media company which operates a fan-oriented digital sports media platform under the brand name RealSport. The consideration was c.£2.4m, to be satisfied by the issue of new shares in Gfinity. This acquisition supports Gfinity’s aim to […]


Fladgate advises Halkin Management on the acquisition of Central London office premises

Gavin Whitney, Miles Crawford |

Fladgate LLP has again advised Halkin Management Company Limited, a serviced office provider and part of the Kingshott Holdings group, on the acquisition of another large Central London office premises, this time on Lower Thames Street and being part of The Northern & Shell Building, which is owned by Richard Desmond, the proprietor of the […]


Fladgate to advise Toys “R” Us Properties (UK) Limited in relation to its property portfolio

Gavin Whitney, Alison Mould, Jenny Sargeant |

Fladgate LLP are pleased to receive instructions to act for Toys “R” Us Properties (UK) Limited in relation to its property portfolio, following the troubles affecting the Toys “R” Us Opco. Gavin Whitney, client partner, commented: “We are very excited to be acting on this high profile project and the team are looking forward to […]