Macdonald Henderson are delighted to present a summary of our Recent Deals completed in February 2023:

Advising Opulus in joining forces with Wylie & Bisset, Accountants and Business Advisers, to expand its unique Chief Financial Officer (CFO) solutions offering throughout Scotland;

Advising Opulus on a £10 million growth capital facility to support further expansion plans of the enlarged Opulus group, provided by SME Capital, the institution founded to provide bespoke funding for established SMEs;

Advising UK workwear company on part disposal of his stockholding in US joint venture partner;

Advising leading UK marketing agency on the creation of a cross option agreement to allow shareholder protection insurance to be established for key founders and executives;

Advising Scottish (Highlands) technical (mechanical, pipe fabrication & welding) engineering company on the acquisition of a trade competitor;

Advising Scottish operator on the sale of an independently owned but well established fuel station and associated business, to a consolidating trade buyer;

Advising well established European electronic record & events label on its establishment of Scottish headquartered company to allow relocation of founders & their families;

Advising IT consultant on creation of a group company structure to allow for future business development and tax planning;

Advising care sector company on the removal of a director from office due to health & capacity issues;

Acting for a business consultant company in relation to the drafting and preparation of a redundancy package and settlement agreement for an employee;

Advising an individual on rights in respect of a breach of a contract of employment;

Advising a GP on the terms of a partnership agreement and related maternity rights;

Advising a business support company on the preparation of new terms and new agreements in relation to a business grown venture;

Acting for a senior individual leaving employment in the recruitment industry by way of a settlement agreement;

Acting for Scottish law firm in the drafting of lease management documentation relating to the restructuring of their property portfolio;

Assisting English legal firm in the negotiation of Scottish leasing documents for one of their UK wide commercial clients;

Advising a leading Scottish software solutions provider on a master services agreement with one of its key overseas clients;

Acting for company involved in the fire & safety sector, providing our client with advices in connection with departed employees and breach of restrictive covenants and securing from the employees written undertakings that no further breaches will occur;

Acting for directors of manufacturing companies, successfully securing from the Court permission for our clients to continue to act as directors, under section 216 of the Insolvency Act;

Acting for a group of companies in the construction sector, providing our client with advices in connection with the incorporation of a newco and a restructure of the group;

Acted for landlord in serving notice on commercial tenant to terminate lease of retail premises in Glasgow;

Acted for tenant in serving notice on landlord on office premises in Glasgow;

Acted for tenant in lease of licensed bar in Glasgow West End;

Acted for seller in sale of vacant commercial retail premises in Glasgow West End;

Acted for property factor in preparation of title report on behalf of the co-owners in Argyll and Bute residential development to ascertain common costs;

Acted for tenant in lease of serviced office premises in Glasgow city centre;

Acted for landlord in lease of retail premises in Alloa.