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Fladgate advises on sale of Newson Gale to Hoerbiger

Hamilton Forrest, Alex Kaufmann, Mike Tremeer, Jamie Hamilton |

Fladgate LLP advised the shareholders of Newson Gale Limited, the manufacturer and supplier of static grounding equipment, on the sale of the company to Hoerbiger, the globally active Swiss industrial conglomerate. Newson Gale is the brand setting standard for elimination of ignition hazards caused by static electricity, gaining a leading position in the United Kingdom […]


Fladgate advises Greybull Capital on acquisition of 140 stores from Morrisons

Hamilton Forrest, Eddie Powell, Richard Reuben, Jeremy Whiteson, Mike Tremeer, Ian Brent, Jamie Hamilton |

Fladgate LLP is advising investment firm Greybull Capital on the acquisition of 140 high street convenience stores from WM Morrison Supermarkets plc. Greybull Capital, a turnaround specialist that led the takeover of travel business Monarch Group last year, together with a team of industry specialists led by retail expert Mike Greene, will take control of […]


Fladgate advises on high profile hotel deals for Starboard and Downing

Hamilton Forrest, Julian Lewis, Matthew Williams, Eddie Powell, David Baverstock, Luke Morris, Adrian Mawlabaux, Gavin Whitney, Ella Leonard |

Fladgate LLP has advised on two high profile hotel deals: The acquisition of five ibis hotels by Starboard Hotels Limited, as part of a €32m portfolio sale by Accor. The sale of Chapel Street Hotel in Liverpool, part of the Hotel Indigo brand of hotels, to an international asset management company. Hotel developer and operator Starboard […]


Areen Design Services acquires majority stake in Pascall + Watson Ltd

Hamilton Forrest, Sophie Burke, Alex Kaufmann |

Fladgate LLP advised Areen Design Services Limited, the interior design company specialising in commercial and infrastructure projects, on the acquisition of a majority stake in Pascall+Watson Limited, the architects practice that specialises in the design and delivery of infrastructure projects (they have designed Heathrow Terminal 2 amongst many other high profile projects). Corporate partner Alex […]


Fladgate advises Satellite Solutions Worldwide

Hamilton Forrest, David Robinson, John Forde, Jamie Hamilton |

Fladgate LLP has advised Satellite Solutions Worldwide Limited (SSW) and its management shareholders on its acquisition by Cleeve Capital plc (by way of a reverse takeover) and the admission of the combined group to trading on AIM under the name of Satellite Solutions Worldwide Group plc. At the same time, the company raised £2.3 million […]


Fladgate advises management on sale of shares of IPS Specials

Hamilton Forrest, Ian Brent |

Fladgate LLP advised management on the sale to the founders of the shares of IPS Specials, a company backed by private equity house, Elysian Capital. IPS Specials produces customised ‘specials’, which are unlicensed drugs prescribed by doctors to patients with rare conditions or who cannot take licensed drugs for reasons such as allergies. Fladgate corporate […]


Fladgate advises Hodson Developments on acquisition and financing of development site

Hamilton Forrest, Mark Saunders, Kim McMurray |

Fladgate LLP advised Hodson Developments on the acquisition and financing of a substantial part of a development site at Chilmington Green, Ashford. Chilmington Green will bring a vibrant mixed use new community to the town of Ashford in Kent and will provide 5,750 new homes in three distinctive neighbourhoods as well as retail, community, social […]


Fladgate advises on LiteBulb's acquisition of Concept Merchandise

Hamilton Forrest, David Robinson, Yulia Leyko, Eddie Powell, Jamie Hamilton |

Fladgate LLP acted for AIM listed client LiteBulb Group Limited on the acquisition of Concept Merchandise Limited. Concept designs, develops and manufactures stationery and party products for the retail market, a new product category for LiteBulb. LiteBulb acquired the entire issued share capital of Concept for an initial consideration of £4.75m cash and £0.25m in […]


Partner Hamilton Forrest returns to strengthen Fladgate tax group

Hamilton Forrest, Charles Wander |

Fladgate LLP is delighted to announce the appointment of tax partner Hamilton Forrest, who joins from Rosenblatt, where he has been a partner since 2011. Hamilton is no stranger to Fladgate however, having been a partner at the firm previously. Hamilton advises on all aspects of UK and international commercial tax matters, including tax planning […]