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Simon Gill
15th April 2014

Gateley leads the way in private equity investment deal

A cross discipline team from top 50 law firm, Gateley has advised on a deal which saw mid-market private equity firm, LDC, complete a significant investment to support the £30 million acquisition of Prism UK Medical Limited ('Prism') from Toronto-based TSX Venture Exchange listed business, Prism Medical Limited.

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William Ballmann
8th April 2014

Government insolvency fees proposals will hurt creditors and small firms – R3

Government plans to change the way insolvency practitioner fees are calculated in some cases will hurt creditors and force smaller insolvency firms out of the market, says R3, the insolvency trade body.

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Tom Durrant
3rd April 2014

Gateley team serves up tasty deal for café chain

A cross discipline Corporate and Real Estate team from the Birmingham office of top 50 law firm, Gateley advised on a recent deal which saw Birmingham headquartered café chain, Patisserie Valerie, acquire Philpotts sandwich business.

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Murray Jack 2014
1st April 2014

HBJ Gateley advises Silent Herdsman on £3 million investment

Scottish agri-tech firm to target global data revolution in farming. Silent Herdsman, the Scottish agricultural technology business formerly known as Embedded Technology Solutions, has raised £3 million to take its product overseas with the aim of revolutionising the world dairy market.

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Nick Emmerson
31st March 2014

Yorkshire is open for business to Chinese investors

There is one word to describe what is going on in China. Urbanisation. Chinese people are moving from the countryside to the cities in search of jobs and all of the benefits that increased wealth brings. Every developed economy has gone through it. Leeds and its surrounding cities and former mill towns are our industrial revolution inspired urbanisation legacy. It is now China's turn.

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