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Fladgate acts for Taylor & Francis Group on the acquisition of Willan Publishing

David Robinson |

Fladgate LLP has acted for Taylor & Francis Group, a division of Informa plc and a leading international academic publisher, on the acquisition by way of a share purchase, of Willan Publishing, specialists in law, criminology, criminal justice, policing and forensic psychology books. Corporate partner David Robinson advised Taylor & Francis with Fox Williams representing […]


Corporate partner Jeremy Whiteson joins Fladgate

Charles Wander, Jeremy Whiteson |

Fladgate is delighted to announce the appointment of corporate partner Jeremy Whiteson. Jeremy joins from Forsters where he was head of corporate and a partner for nine years. Jeremy has substantial experience in corporate transactional and corporate recovery work and his appointment will enhance Fladgate’s comprehensive corporate capability. Jeremy’s work is focused on three areas: […]


Fladgate advises Fourth Hospitality on acquisition of Star Logic Limited

David Robinson |

Fladgate LLP corporate partner, David Robinson, has advised Fourth Hospitality (Fourth), on its acquisition of Star Logic Limited, a recipe and menu management solutions company. The purchase has strengthened Fourth’s position as a leading provider of back office systems to the UK’s hospitality industry and its plans for developing global opportunities. Fladgate previously advised Fourth […]


Fladgate advises Costa Bingo on extension of contract with Dragonfish

Alan Wetterhahn, Grant Gordon |

Fladgate LLP has advised Costa Bingo on an extension of its contract with Dragonfish, the independent B2B division of online casino firm 888 Holdings plc. Under the terms of the agreement, which will run for an additional period of three years until July 2013, Dragonfish will continue to provide Costa Bingo with a comprehensive, fully […]


Fladgate advises Tritax Securities 1 Limited

Ella Leonard |

Fladgate LLP has advised Tritax Securities 1 Limited on the formation of a new property fund, Triwood Chorley LLP. The fund then purchased a single let industrial property in Lancashire for £4m from a private seller. Partners in the firm’s Investment Funds Group, Philip Turner and Ella Leonard, advised Tritax on the establishment of the […]


Fladgate advises on the admission to AIM of Metminco

David Robinson |

Fladgate LLP has acted for new client Metminco Limited on its admission to the AIM market. Metminco, an ASX listed mining exploration company, raised £12m by way of a placing of 103,795,569 ordinary shares. The Fladgate team was headed by corporate partner David Robinson and included associate John Daniel Hall. Commenting on the transaction David […]


Fladgate advises German paper manufacturer on UK acquisition

Andrew Kaufman, Eddie Powell, Alex Kaufmann, Mark Harnett, Andrew Bessemer Clark |

Fladgate LLP has advised German paper manufacturer Palm Paper Group on the acquisition of the business and assets of Cheshire Recycling Limited from its administrators for an undisclosed sum. Palm Recycling Limited, a newly formed subsidiary of the Palm Paper Group, has acquired the business which was previously trading as Abitibi Bowater Recycling Europe. The […]


Fladgate acts on the acquisition of Ila Security by AIM listed Baylon Holdings

John Forde, David Robinson |

Fladgate LLP acted for Ila Security Limited and its founding shareholders on the acquisition of Ila by AIM listed, Jersey registered Baylon Holdings Limited, by way of a reverse takeover. Ila manufactures, markets and sells personal security devices for women. The acquisition will allow Ila to expand its UK market and assist its expansion in […]


Fladgate acts on the sale and leaseback of The Queens Gate Hotel, Kensington

David Robinson |

Fladgate LLP has acted for for Henzada BV, the Spanish Hotel Group and hotel operator Abba Queensgate Ltd, on the sale and leaseback of The Queens Gate Hotel in Kensington. The hotel, which is currently being refurbished, will be operated by Abba. The transaction included an option for re-acquisition of the property and an option […]


Fladgate acts for Gü Rensow Limited on its £multi-million sale to Noble Foods

Eddie Powell, Avram Kelman |

Fladgate LLP has acted for Gü Rensow Limited (Gü), renowned for their melt in the middle chocolate puddings, on its £multi-million sale to Noble Foods, the UK egg producer and dessert manufacturer. Corporate partner Avram Kelman led the cross-departmental team advising Gü, assisted by IP partner Eddie Powell and tax partner Huw Witty. James Averdieck, […]


Fladgate advises Terrace Hill on £16m sale

Matthew Williams |

Fladgate LLP has advised Terrace Hill Group, a UK property development and investment group, on the sale of the free freehold interest in its Kean House development in Covent Garden, London to a major UK institution for a total consideration of £16 million, representing a net initial yield of 6.4 per cent. Situated on the […]


Fladgate advises on admission to AIM of Asian Plantations Limited

David Robinson |

Fladgate LLP acted for the nominated adviser Strand Hanson Limited and broker Mirabaud Securities LLP, on Asian Plantations Limited’s admission to the AIM market. Asian Plantations Limited is a Singapore incorporated company involved in the acquisition, development, operation and management of palm oil plantations in Malaysia. The company raised £5.26m through a subscription for 7,010,000 […]