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Fladgate hires Corporate team partner and senior associate

Grant Gordon, Ravi Goonesena, Cem Usten |

Fladgate announces the appointment of Ravi Goonesena as a partner, who joins with Senior Associate Cem Usten, as the firm continues its strategic growth journey. Ravi and Cem specialise in advising high net-worth individuals, family offices, international investors and SMEs on corporate and commercial issues, particularly on mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, joint ventures and […]


How can prop-tech solve the housing crisis?

Jenny Sargeant, Eddie Powell, Grant Gordon, Tim Wright |

Fladgate partners Jenny Sargeant, Eddie Powell, Grant Gordon and Tim Wright – alongside District 34 Co-Founder John Lim discuss how prop-tech can be used to identify affordable land for property development. Growing frustrations with the slow pace of housing development could soon be satiated by tech solutions such as that of District 34. Combining big […]


Fladgate advises international private consortium in acquiring business from listed Swedish gaming company

Grant Gordon, Nigel Gordon, Diana Mennie, Priyadevi Vadgama, Eddie Powell, Ben Milloy |

Fladgate has advised an international private consortium on the purchase of the entire share capital of GoldBlue Ltd, subsidiary of the NGM Nordic MTF listed GoldBlue AB (GOLDB MTF). GoldBlue AB is a Swedish iGaming holding company which focuses on emerging markets. GoldBlue Ltd, the acquired company, which ultimately owns all of GoldBlue AB’s significant […]


Fladgate ranked Band 1 in Chambers UK guide for Corporate M&A: Lower Mid-Market

Sandra Bates, Julian Lewis, Alex Kaufmann, Graham Spitz, Yulia Leyko, Sunil Sheth, Avram Kelman, Paul Airley, Nigel Gordon, Grant Gordon, Eugene Matveichuk, Andrew Bessemer Clark, Amy Collins, Jan Hoppe, David Robinson, Anthony Shatz, Marc Sosnow, Sam Tye, Charles Wander, Neil Vickers, Sophie Burke, Zehra Kofturcu, Adrian Mawlabaux, Orit Rioumine Gold, David Baverstock, Michael Beaber, Liam Bracken, Ashleigh Brinklow, David Lee, Diana Mennie, Priyadevi Vadgama, Jeremy Whiteson, Mythily Katsaris, Ian Brent, Alex Taylor, Jamie Hamilton |

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 ranks Tier 1 in Legal 500’s M&A: Deals up to £50m

Grant Gordon, Paul Airley, Sandra Bates, Andrew Bessemer Clark, Amy Collins, Nigel Gordon, Jan Hoppe, Alex Kaufmann, Avram Kelman, Julian Lewis, David Robinson, Anthony Shatz, Sunil Sheth, Marc Sosnow, Graham Spitz, Sam Tye, Charles Wander, Neil Vickers, Sophie Burke, Zehra Kofturcu, Yulia Leyko, Adrian Mawlabaux, Orit Rioumine Gold, David Baverstock, Michael Beaber, Liam Bracken, Ashleigh Brinklow, David Lee, Diana Mennie, Priyadevi Vadgama, Jeremy Whiteson, Mythily Katsaris, Ian Brent, Alex Taylor, Jamie Hamilton |

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 acts on £220m sale of Red Tiger Gaming Limited

Grant Gordon, Amy Collins, Alan Wetterhahn, Hamilton Forrest, Orit Rioumine Gold, Ben Milloy, Laura Priestley, Tim Reinhard |

Fladgate was pleased to act on the sale of Red Tiger Gaming Limited, a leading online casino game software supplier to digital entertainment company, NetEnt. The accelerated deal completed on Thursday 5 September 2019 with the initial consideration being £197m and up to £23m may be payable in addition in 2022 on an earn-out basis. […]


Fladgate advises Ocado on the sale of Marie Claire Beauty Limited

Grant Gordon, Amy Collins, Michael McCartney, Hamilton Forrest, Diana Mennie, Laura Priestley, Tim Wright |

Fladgate was delighted to advise Ocado on the sale of the entire issued share capital of Marie Claire Beauty Limited (trading as Fabled) to Next Group. Fabled by Marie Claire launched in August 2016 and currently offers over 250 premium beauty brands via www.fabled.com and its beauty store in central London. Next acquired Marie Claire Beauty […]


Changes to the EU's Prospectus Regime: the new Prospectus Regulation

Paul Airley, Sandra Bates, Grant Gordon, Nigel Gordon, Avram Kelman, Julian Lewis, David Robinson, Neil Vickers |

Introduction EU Regulation 2017/1129 and its Delegated Regulation (dated 14 March 2019) come into force on 21 July 2019 in full, replacing the previous prospectus regime. The principal purpose of the reforms is to make it easier and less costly for businesses to access the capital markets by reducing the regulatory burden on issuers, and […]


Fladgate advises Ocado on its investment into Jones Food Company

Grant Gordon, Diana Mennie, Michelle Waknine, Caroline Philipps, Anthony Reeves, Jamie Hamilton, Thomas Edwards |

Fladgate advised Ocado on its recent investment into vertical farming start-up, Jones Food Company. The transaction comprised a partial buyout of the seed investors and a further equity investment backing the management team. Described as the world’s most advanced vertical farm, Jones Food Company has a 5,000 square-metre facility in North Lincolnshire, with LED-lit and […]


Fladgate advises Ocado on investment into Karakuri

Grant Gordon, Diana Mennie, Michelle Waknine, Caroline Philipps, Jamie Hamilton |

Fladgate was delighted to advise Ocado Group’s venture arm on its investment into UK-based tech start-up, Karakuri. Reshaping the future of ready-to-eat meals, Karakuri’s robotic automation systems cater to bespoke nutritional requirements whilst minimising food waste. Leading the £7m seed round, Ocado confirmed an equity investment of £4.75m, acquiring 18% of the company and a […]


Fladgate's Sports Business Group sponsors SportsPro Live 2019

Grant Gordon, Alan Wetterhahn, Muhammed Bhaimohmed, Tim Reinhard, James Earl, Alex Haffner |

For the third year running, our Sports Business Group is pleased to announce our sponsorship of SportsPro Live 2019. SportsPro Live has established itself as the leading event that hosts the biggest influencers in the industry.


Fladgate advises Eco (Atlantic) Oil & Gas Ltd on £12.9m fundraise

Grant Gordon, Nigel Gordon, Orit Rioumine Gold, Thomas Edwards |

Fladgate LLP has advised AIM and TSX-V listed Eco (Atlantic) Oil & Gas Ltd on a USD$17 million (£12.9 million) fundraise by way of an oversubscribed placing and subscription.