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Fladgate acts for Zouk Capital and 83North on $50m funding for workable technology

Yulia Leyko, Graham Spitz |

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 acts on sale of iZettle to PayPal for $2.2 billion

Yulia Leyko, Graham Spitz |

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 […]

Fladgate advises Alyssum and Victor on fundraising, restructuring and acquisition

Anthony Reeves, Yulia Leyko, Eddie Powell, Jamie Hamilton, Sam Tye, Diana Mennie, Chris Wilkinson, 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, […]

Capco Sells Olympia Exhibition Centre for £296m

Marc Sosnow, Yulia Leyko, Orit Rioumine Gold |

Capco has sold Venues, its exhibition business, comprising Olympia London and related property assets, for £296m to a consortium of German institutional investors advised by investment firm Deutsche Finance International and Yoo Capital, as UK co-investor and asset manager. Fladgate LLP advised Yoo Capital on its investment partnership and asset management arrangements. The consortium includes […]

Fladgate announces senior associate promotions

Charles Wander, Yulia Leyko, Zehra Kofturcu, Leigh Callaway |

As part of the firm’s Route to Partnership policy, Fladgate is delighted to announce the promotions to senior associate of Leigh Callaway (dispute resolution), Zehra Kofturcu (corporate), Yulia Leyko (corporate) and Peter Reynolds (dispute resolution). Charles Wander, chairman of Fladgate comments: “We congratulate those promoted to senior associate.  These appointments reflect the partnership’s confidence in future […]

Fladgate acts for syndicate of offshore investors on loan facilities

Julian Lewis, Yulia Leyko, Gavin Whitney |

Fladgate LLP has acted for a syndicate of offshore investors in connection with two loan facilities from Investec Bank plc.  These include: A £17m loan to refinance the acquisition of seven sites in Greenwich (total of c.12 acres), which the borrowers are looking to convert into in excess of 1,500 residential properties over two principal […]

Halamar undertakes refinancing of Golden Square property development

Hamilton Forrest, Jeremy Whiteson, Stephen Lewis, Yulia Leyko, Luke Morris, Mark Harnett, Richard Reuben, Gemma Grunewald, Orit Rioumine Gold, Amanda Hado-Bodfield |

Fladgate LLP has advised Halamar Developments on a complicated refinancing of a property development in Golden Square, Soho, borrowing new funds of more than £50m. The refinancing involved: a corporate reorganisation to insert three levels of holding companies between the property owning company and the ultimate shareholders together with amendment of the existing shareholders agreement […]

Fladgate advises on the acquisition of Haché Group

Julian Lewis, Yulia Leyko, Matthew Williams, Melissa Needham |

Fladgate LLP has advised on the acquisition of Haché, the multi award-winning gourmet burger group. New owner Hush and its senior management team comprising Jamie Barber (co-founder of Hush and Cabana), Ed Standring (former managing director of Richoux Group) and Ian Neill (former chief executive of Wagamama) are planning an expansion and refurbishment of Haché […]

Fladgate advises Overseas Trust and Pension Group on acquisition

Yulia Leyko, Marc Sosnow |

Fladgate LLP advised Overseas Trust and Pension Group on the acquisition of the international pensions and administrative services arm of Carey Group.  Carey Pensions and Benefits was sold as part of a strategic review by the group, and will become part of the Overseas Trust and Pension Group (OTAP) with effect from 3 May this […]

Fladgate advises Gallery Direct on purchase of Dreamworks Beds

Yulia Leyko, Marc Sosnow |

Fladgate LLP has advised Gallery Direct on the £multi-million purchase of the Westbury bed manufacturer Dreamworks Beds. The deal will expand the supplier’s home furnishing offer and adds further British manufacturing capacity to the group. “This is fantastic news for Gallery’s and Dreamworks Beds’ clients across the UK,” comments Peter Delaney, MD of Gallery Direct. Corporate […]

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 […]

Fladgate advises Metro Holdings & Top Spring International on acquisition

Amy Collins, Yulia Leyko |

PCB Lawyers LLP and Fladgate LLP have advised Metro Holdings Limited (listed on the Mainboard of the SGX-ST, Singapore) and Top Spring International (listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong) on the acquisition from the Scarborough Group of 50% of the share capital of Scarborough Real Estate Limited, the holding […]