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Gowling advises Cairngorm Capital on acquisition of MJ Wilson Group

International law firm Gowling WLG has advised client Cairngorm Capital Partners LLP (Cairngorm Capital) on the acquisition of M J Wilson Group Limited (MJ Wilson), the leading independent UK distributor of process instrumentation and control products. The transaction was led by Corporate, Finance and Tax partner Ian Piggin, Jade MacDonald and Stephen Bowman with support […]

Tikit enhances UK sales team

To deal with growing client demand Tikit expands its sales team with the appointment of former IT Lab employee Craig Dootson.  Craig has vast experience of the IT industry having worked across multiple areas including licensing, thin client technology, cloud hosting and Office 365.

Cedarlake acquires majority share of BMF

Cedarlake Private Equity Fund I, advised by Rantum Capital, has acquired from Argos Soditic Funds the majority of BMF Group AG, the world’s third-largest ropeway manufacturer with more than 320 employees in Switzerland. Vischer advised Cedarlake and Rantum. The team led by partner Dr. Robert Bernet comprised Dr. Peter Kühn, Sebastian Flückiger, Ruben Masar, Aron […]

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Ogier in Luxembourg advises Echo Energy on £20m bond issue

Ogier has provided Luxembourg advice to Echo Energy plc (Echo Energy) on the raising of £20m through an issue of bonds listed on the Luxembourg Stock Exchange Euro MTF Market. Echo Energy plc is a London listed Latin American focused mid-cap oil and gas company pursuing a high value piped onshore gas strategy across South […]

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As the good times roll south of the border, there is a more cautious outlook from Northern Irish lawyers. Despite the fact that they are enjoying one of their busiest times in years, there is little evidence of bullishness, and the shadow of the faltering peace process haunts the business environment. “There is a question […]

A makeover for the takeover

On 15 April 1997, the Irish government introduced the first of what will be a series of statutory instruments required to bring into force the Irish Takeover Panel Act, 1997. The Act provides for the establishment of such a body, which will have responsibility for monitoring and supervising takeovers and substantial share acquisitions in Irish […]

Inns of Court revolution hits Middle Temple

MIDDLE Temple is in the throes of a major review to prepare it for the 21st century. The treasurer of the Inn, Lord Nicholls of Birkenhead, has asked a selection of senior benchers, including Lord Alexander of Weedon, the chair of NatWest Bank, to draw up a series of policy papers. They will be incorporated […]

Testing time for anti-bullying policy

A schoolboy has won his fight to have his school’s stance on bullying reviewed by the courts, reports Roger Pearson. Bullying has become a matter for the courts, with a major case now pending at the High Court in which a school’s position over the problem is to be challenged. It follows an incident in […]

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