Terms have been agreed by South of Scotland Enterprise on behalf of the Borderlands Inclusive Growth Deal to purchase Caerlee Mill in Innerleithen to create a home for the new Mountain Bike Innovation Centre.
Pensions giant Royal London has confirmed that it has held merger talks with LV=. Royal London has issued a statement revealing that the firm has had initial exploratory discussions with LV=, as the firm believes it could offer an "attractive future for the members of LV=" as part of "a growing and
Clyde Munro Dental Group has been given a further £25 million war chest for acquisitions – after getting the green light from its biggest backer for a new funding package. Already Scotland’s biggest independent dental group, the firm will now embark on a period of further growth th
Scottish B Corp brewer Brewgooder has announced new contract deals with two of Scotland’s most renowned craft brewers – Fierce Brewing and Williams Brothers – as it gets set to fulfil an order book of more than £5 million annually by 2024. Brewgooder, which uses a “full
SIS Ventures has launched a second round of fundraising with the aim of attracting up to £5 million to scale up its support for Scotland’s high impact potential early-stage businesses. SIS Ventures’ Impact First fund provides the opportunity for investors to make tax-efficient fina
St Andrews-based investment firm Eos Advisory's portfolio has reached a total valuation of £121 million based on latest investment rounds, and saw its first two exit events in 2021. In January 2021, Eos announced that it had led a £1.24m investment into RAB-Microfluidics, an Aberdeen-hea
Scottish pharmacy group Rightdose Pharmacy has acquired a new store in Liverpool as part of its UK-wide growth strategy, following a seven-figure funding deal from HSBC UK. The Glasgow-headquartered pharmacy group operates six community pharmacies across Scotland and launched an online service in 20
Beeks Financial Cloud Group, the Hillington-based cloud computing and connectivity provider for financial markets, has announced the signing of a $2.2 million contract over four years for its recently launched Proximity Cloud offering, with one of the world's largest Foreign Exchange brokers. This i
Edinburgh-based estate agents Coulters has bolstered its team through a merger with well-established solicitor and estate agent, Purdie & Co. The deal brings together decades of knowledge and expertise in the Edinburgh property market and adds four new colleagues - including Purdie partner Strua
Earth Blox, a Scotland-based tech company, has new breaking software that promises to revolutionise the use of satellite data by businesses, institutions and individuals. The firm recently showcased its revolutionary satellite data analysis software in a webinar with its partner, Google.
Glasgow-headquartered Mabbett & Associates Ltd has taken the first step in a strategic growth journey by acquiring Inverness-based planning and design specialist GH Johnston Building Consultants Ltd (GHJ). Mabbett said the acquisition will enhance the combined group’s offering of comprehen
Edinburgh start-up HeatFix Scotland hopes to create 20 new jobs in the city within the first year of operation. Founded by former Royal Navy helicopter engineer Andrew Lamond, the new boiler repair business launches this month.
Scotland’s all-female angel group Investing Women Angels (IWA) has announced major growth plans as it restructures ahead of launching a new IW AccelerateHER Fund for female-founded companies in Scotland. IWA has announced its collaboration with the Scottish National Investment Bank (SNIB) to d
Ahead of National Apprenticeship Week (7-13 February), new research from Grant Thornton shows that the mid-market is increasingly making use of apprenticeships as a means of upskilling their people at all levels.