Macdonald Henderson are delighted to present a summary of our Recent Deals completed in December 2022:

Acting for the Shevill Family in the sale of the entire issued share capital of established family business Arvill Plant & Tool Hire based in Lanarkshire, Scotland to FTH Hire Group, a UK consolidating trade buyer;

Acting for Wholesale Domestic, Scotland’s leading bathroom supplier (to trade and retail) in the refinance of the group by Barclays Bank PLC, to position the group for future growth;

Advising the key management team of a leading Scottish headquartered manufacturing business, in relation to the sale of the group companies (to an international buyer), and the key managers’ exit from same, by way of settlement agreement(s);

Acting for a senior manager leaving employment in the financial sector due to redundancy, by way of a settlement agreement;

Advising consumer electronics retailer in the leasing of new premises in Scottish central belt;

Acting for professional services provider in the leasing of new city centre office premises;

Acting for well-established plant hire business in the property aspects of their recent sale, involving numerous commercial properties;

Acting for a manufacturer of furniture, negotiating settlement of a dilapidations (repair costs) claim by our client’s former landlord;

Acting for a company in the recruitment industry, recovering on behalf of our client payment of a “temp to perm transfer fee”;

Acting for a firm of accountants, pursuing through court action recovery of a fee payable to our client and ultimately negotiating settlement of our client’s fees;

Acting for a shareholder of a company, providing our client with advices in connection with a Petition to wind-up the company;

Acting for the shareholders of a company, representing our clients in court in connection with a Petition to just and equitably wind-up the company or alternatively to have the company (or other shareholders) ordered to buy our client’s shares under section 994 of the Companies Act;

Acting for a commercial lender, providing our client with advices in connection with the enforcement of a standard security;

Acting for a liquidator, recovering payment in full from former director of the company in liquidation of the director’s loan account;