Harper Macleod has advised the outgoing shareholders of UK creative agency Frame Group following the acquisition by its existing management team. Frame Group is a long-time client of Harper Macleod. The firm’s corporate, commercial and regulatory team advised the outgoing owners Gary O’D
Renewable energy experts from Harper Macleod have now advised on projects generating more than half of Scotland’s renewable electricity. According to the latest statistics from industry body Scottish Renewables, Scotland’s total installed capacity of renewable electricity is just over 12
In one of its first transactions of the year, law firm Harper Macleod has advised Connelly Group Holdings on its acquisition of Renfrewshire safety and security business Brookfield Alarms. Connelly Group Holdings – known by its Connelly Security Systems brand – was established in Bishopb
Scottish law firm Harper Macleod has appointed Bill Stark as debt & asset recovery consultant. Mr Stark's appointment strengthens the firm’s expertise across a wide range of service and sector teams which advise businesses, individuals, commercial landlords, public sector bodies and housin
The energy & natural resources team at Harper Macleod assisted Statkraft UK Limited on its sale of the operational Andershaw wind farm in South Lanarkshire to Greencoat UK Wind with the provision of project-side advice, vendor due diligence and the provision of a certificate of title. The deal f
The appeal of Scotland's entrepreneurs was strong enough to fight off the impact of Covid-19, according to Harper Macleod, which closed deals worth more than £50 million during the first year of lockdown. In the financial year from April 2020 to March 2021, the firm's corporate team closed 61
Harper Macleod recorded a small increase in profits in its last financial year, despite the onset of the pandemic in the final weeks of trading. In its latest accounts filed at Companies House, the firm said it had met all of its strategic aims for the year to March 2020.
Harper Macleod is part of a new Glasgow Business Growth Fund which can provide SMEs with access to fully funded specialist support as they try to grow amid the ongoing pandemic. Earlier this year, Harper Macleod was appointed to help Glasgow City Council (GCC) drive business growth among city's SMEs
A lawyer has urged directors of Scottish businesses to use the full extent of UK insolvency laws to avoid 'inevitable' business closures in the coming months. Gordon Hollerin, partner at Harper Macleod, was part of the firm's team which successfully helped High Street giant M&Co restructure, the
The corporate team at Harper Macleod is on course to have completed more than 30 deals worth over £50 million during the lockdown period – in a positive sign that corporate Scotland is still open for business. Since the UK's lockdown began on 23 March, the firm's team has completed 12 de
Law firm Harper Macleod has been tasked with helping to drive forward business growth in Glasgow over the next three years. The firm is one of the consultants chosen by Glasgow City Council to provide advice to SMEs through the authority's Business Growth Consultancy Framework, which aims to deliver
Harper Macleod has advised Scottish EDGE, the funding competition for the country's most ambitious entrepreneurs, on a deal which saw £500,000 added to the prize pot courtesy of Scottish Enterprise. The firm, which has been a supporter of Scottish EDGE since it launched in 2012, has also signe
City Property has completed a series of three complex funding arrangements totalling £646 million having been advised by the banking & finance team at law firm Harper Macleod. City Property is ultimately controlled by Glasgow City Council, which required the funding to meet its obligations
Telford Limited c/o Marr Holdings has acquired the Tenpin Limited bowling facility in Falkirk from Team Scotland Limited for £2.2 million.
The corporate team at law firm Harper Macleod has advised on the sale of wind turbine installation business Windhoist Group to European fund manager STAR Capital for an undisclosed consideration. Windhoist, an owner-managed business which is headquartered in Scotland but has subsidiaries in Morocco,