Fladgate has advised longstanding client Zouk Capital (as a manager of Cleantech Europe II Fund) on the sale of its remaining minority interest in Huddle, a leading supplier of SaaS based secure content collaboration and workflow solutions primarily in the UK and USA, to Ideagen plc. Zouk was the largest of the minority shareholder group […]
This was first published in the Pitchbook Q3 2020 European Venture Report on 29 October 2020. What is your general view on the European VC scene, as we enter the last stretch of 2020? Despite unprecedented turbulence and challenges stemming from COVID-19, the European VC scene has remained remarkably strong and resilient. Millions of jobs […]
Over the last decade, the UK Government has introduced a variety of measures to support the transition to meet the 2050 net zero greenhouse gas emission target – from providing grants to increase the uptake of electric vehicles (EVs) and the installation of charge points in individual homes to establishing a Charging Infrastructure Investment Fund […]
Applications for the UK Government’s hotly anticipated £250m Future Fund are open, following several weeks of speculation and lobbying since the publication of the term sheet in April. Applications for funding hit a reported £453m on the first day, prompting speculation that the capacity of the Fund – which is run by the British Business […]
Fladgate LLP has advised Zouk Capital, the manager of the UK Treasury’s Charging Infrastructure Investment Fund (CIIF), on CIIF’s joint venture with multinational telecommunications company Liberty Global (to be called Liberty Charge) which will roll out on-street residential electric vehicle charging points in the UK. CIIF is the dedicated fund established by the UK Government […]
Fladgate is delighted to maintain a Band 1 ranking in the 2020 Chambers UK guide for the Corporate M&A: Lower Mid-Market category. Grant Gordon, Head of Corporate, said: “The team is delighted once again to receive this recognition by Chambers, which is a significant endorsement of our approach, our professionalism and the strong relationship we […]
Fladgate is delighted to be ranked Tier 1 in the 2019 edition of Legal 500 in the M&A: Deals Up To £50m. Grant Gordon, Head of Corporate, said: “we are very pleased once again to receive this recognition by Legal 500, which is a significant endorsement of our work, our professionalism and the strong relationship […]
Fladgate acted for global venture capital firm 83North and early-stage fund Marathon Venture Capital in a $7.5M Series A fundraising in Lenses.io, a London based DataOps leader, to accelerate its product development and scale operations in Europe and the US to meet growing international demand. Laurel Bowden, Partner at 83North said, “Data is the fuel […]
Fladgate was delighted to advise Odyssey Investment Partners in relation to a ‘bolt on’ acquisition of Essentra Security on behalf of their portfolio company, Digital ID. Digital ID is a leading ID card company specialising in the sector for over 25 years. The acquisition of Essentra Security, a recognised supplier of ID card printers, further […]
Fladgate was delighted to act for Pyser Optics Limited, a portfolio company of Privet Capital, in relation to the sale of their Graticules division to AIM quoted group, Scientific Digital Imaging Plc. Graticules Optics is a designer and manufacturer of precision reticle, aperture, grating and micropattern products on glass, ceramics, film and in metal foils […]
Leading UK law firm Fladgate has advised private equity firms Zouk Capital and 83North in relation to their participation in a $50M Series C round of funding in relation to Workable Technology Limited. Workable Technology, a leading recruitment automation platform for SMBs, will use the funding to further develop their technology and enhance their product […]
Fladgate LLP is pleased to have acted for the lead group of financial investors (comprising Zouk Capital, Index Ventures, 83North, Creandum and Northzone) on the sale of their entire interest in iZettle to PayPal Holdings; subject to regulatory approval. The total deal value was $2.2B. Nathan Medlock, Partner at Zouk Capital commented: “We are grateful […]
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