Borders-based cable company Emtelle has acquired Dubai-based microduct solutions provider Afripipes for an undisclosed sum. The firm said the move will expand its global footprint and enhance its capability to guarantee its global customers security of supply.
Edinburgh-based compression pioneer Vert Technologies (Vert) has received £1.9 million investment to expand the presence of its Conical Rotary Compressor (CRC) technology in the Refrigeration and Heat Pump sectors. Vert recently completed a £775,000 investment funding round, through the
RSM UK has advised telecommunications company, the Harlequin Group, on its sale to Telent, a technology company specialising in digital infrastructure. Founded in 1993, the Harlequin Group operates from its Scottish base in Livingston, with offices across the UK in Chatham, Bromsgrove and Manchester
Edinburgh-based angel syndicate Equity Gap has reached a £25m investment milestone following its most successful year to date. Leveraging additional funding of over £100m for investee companies since its launch, these investments have helped create over 500 high quality jobs in Scotland,
Addleshaw Goddard’s corporate team is seeing a busy year end for deals which has created confidence that even with the challenges brought about by recent COVID developments, activity levels in the market will sustain as we enter the new year. Deals across the technology, digital innovation, tr
A £500,000 project to develop two new business units in Scalsaig, Isle of Colonsay in Argyll, has secured up to £145,000 from Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE). The project is being taken forward by the Colonsay Community Development Company (CCDC) following a feasibility study to a
A significant new funding package from Royal Bank of Scotland has helped to enable Scottish building firm the Donaldson Group to acquire timber frame manufacturer, Stewart Milne Timber Systems (SMTS). The Donaldson Group is a family of eleven businesses specialising in the processing, manufacturing,
Lettings and estate agency Lomond Group has become the largest lettings and estate agent in Scotland after acquiring DJ Alexander. The move, which was supported by Lomond Group’s private equity partner LDC, brings Lomond Group’s portfolio of managed properties to 9,500 in Scotland, and s
Dundee-based commercial insurance technology start-up Broker Insights has raised more than £6 million in a Series A funding round led by Mercia Asset Management. Chroma Ventures, which first backed Broker Insights with seed funding in 2018, made a follow-on investment in this round, along
Dentons has advised the shareholders of Axle Group Holdings Ltd (National) on the sale of National to Halfords Group plc for circa £62 million. Halfords is the UK's largest retailer of motoring and cycling products and services.
East Renfrewshire-based Ocean Plastic Pots, a business that specialises in sustainable plant pots, made from end-of-life rope and finishing net increased business operations substantially following support from Business Gateway. Founded by former North Sea Saturation diver Ally Mitchell in January 2
Knight Frank has appointed Harry Hawksby to lead its new trading business valuations service in Scotland, enhancing its experience across a wide range of leisure property and expanding the capabilities of its hotel, leisure and trading real estate teams. Mr Hawksby joins the independent commercial p
Cytochroma, a life sciences company that provides ethical, sustainable and accurate alternatives to animal testing in drug discovery and development, has secured nearly £1 million to further commercialise its business. This follows a successful investment round led by Angel Academe alongside f