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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, Ian Brent, Amy Collins, Jamie Hamilton, Jan Hoppe, Mythily Katsaris, David Robinson, Anthony Shatz, Marc Sosnow, Sam Tye, Jeremy Whiteson, Charles Wander, Neil Vickers, Sophie Burke, Zehra Kofturcu, Adrian Mawlabaux, Melissa Needham, Orit Rioumine Gold, David Baverstock, Michael Beaber, Liam Bracken, Ashleigh Brinklow, David Lee, Diana Mennie, Alex Taylor, Priyadevi Vadgama |

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

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 advises Ocado Ventures on groundbreaking indoor farming joint venture

Jamie Hamilton, Eddie Powell, Alex Haffner, Hamilton Forrest, Luke Morris, Muhammed Bhaimohmed, Liam Bracken, Alex Taylor |

Fladgate was delighted to advise the corporate ventures arm of Ocado Group, the world-leading online grocer and developer of innovative infrastructure solutions on its partnership and investment in Infinite Acres, a full-service solution provider for indoor farming. Infinite Acres sees Ocado Ventures partnering with the Cincinnati, Ohio-based indoor farming specialist 80 Acres Farms and the […]


Fladgate advises Black Sheep Coffee Group on acquisition from Taylor St Baristas

Jamie Hamilton, Seetal Modi, Victoria Brownell, Wing Tang, Eddie Powell, Michelle Waknine, Madeleine Holding, Gideon Dabby-Joory, Adam Baker |

Fladgate LLP has advised Black Sheep Coffee Group (BSCG) on a complex agreement involving the acquisition of assets including eight cafes from Taylor St Baristas- a London-based, speciality coffee retailer. The addition of these cafes increases the number of the BSCG estate to 33 across London and Manchester and an additional franchise in the Philippines. […]


Fladgate advises Patron Capital and JV partner Oxlo on the sale of the Mint office building in Leeds

Jamie Hamilton, Roland Brandman, Priyadevi Vadgama, Gideon Dabby-Joory, Kathryn Davies |

Fladgate has advised Patron Capital and joint venture partner Oxlo in connection with the sale of the Mint office building in Leeds.  This 120,000sq ft Grade A office was marketed at a guide price of £45m. The building is fully let to Jet2, the third largest scheduled airline in the UK, on a series of […]


Fladgate advises Ocado on its investment into Jones Food Company

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

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 advises Sylphar N.V. on its acquisition of majority stakes in Pro Teeth Whitening Co Ltd and Nutravita Ltd

Michael Beaber, Roland Brandman, Jamie Hamilton, Michelle Waknine, Louise Gibson |

Fladgate is delighted to have advised Sylphar N.V. on its acquisition of majority stakes in the UK companies Pro Teeth Whitening Co Ltd and Nutravita Ltd. Fladgate worked closely with Sylphar’s Belgian lawyers, Argo Business Law Group. Sylphar, which is backed by the private equity firm Vendis Capital, is a fast-growing over-the-counter consumer healthcare business […]


Fladgate advises Selecta AG on acquisition of Express Vending

Alex Kaufmann, Jamie Hamilton |

Fladgate LLP is pleased to have advised Selecta AG, a portfolio company of Kohlberg Kravis Roberts (KKR), on its acquisition of the entire share capital of Express Vending Group Limited. Selecta is the European market-leading supplier of coffee machines, vending machines and workplace self-service solutions. Express Vending is a UK based supplier of self-service vending […]


Fladgate advises Alyssum and Victor on fundraising, restructuring and acquisition

Anthony Reeves, Yulia Leyko, Eddie Powell, Jamie Hamilton, Sam Tye, Diana Mennie, 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 advises Gfinity on its acquisition of RealSM Limited

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

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 Patron Capital on sale of Luxury Family Hotels

Jeremy Whiteson, Jamie Hamilton, Gideon Dabby-Joory |

Fladgate LLP has advised funds managed by Patron Capital, the pan-European institutional investor focused on property backed investments, on the sale of Luxury Family Hotels to its management team and their backers. The acquisition, for an undisclosed sum, includes five of its hotels (Woolley Grange, The Ickworth, New Park Manor, Moonfleet Manor and Fowey Hall). […]