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Deal news: advising Wilky Investments on its sale of Redfields site for housing

Stevens & Bolton has advised Wilky Investments Ltd (Wilky), a leading property investor and developer in the South East, on the strategic sale of its Silvergate building to a residential developer. Over the past four decades Wilky has completed more...

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Deal news: advising Zenitech on its investment from Sovereign Capital Partners

Stevens & Bolton has advised the shareholders and management team of Zenitech, the highly-successful and fast-growing digital transformation services provider, on its significant investment from UK private equity buy and build specialist, Sovereign...

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Stevens & Bolton strengthens litigation practice with 5 new hires

Stevens & Bolton is delighted to announce the appointment of five new hires to its successful litigation practice. Senior Associate, Jack Bailey (from Penningtons Manches Cooper) and Associates Kate O’Callaghan (from Herbert Smith Freehills),...

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Deal news: advising BIMM Institute on its sale to funds managed by ICG plc

Stevens & Bolton has advised the management team of BIMM Institute, Europe’s leading provider of contemporary music, film and performing arts education, on its sale to funds managed by ICG plc.  This follows the realisation of investment by...

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Supporting Resolution's Good Divorce Week 2020

The family team at Stevens & Bolton are pleased to be supporting Resolution’s Good Divorce Week which runs from 30 November - 4 December. What is Good Divorce Week? Resolution’s Good Divorce Week is an annual campaign which aims to promote...

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Stevens & Bolton advises Pizza Hut restaurants on its CVA

Stevens & Bolton has advised Pizza Hut Restaurants on its company voluntary arrangement (CVA). Pizza Hut Restaurants launched its CVA on 10 September 2020. The CVA was approved with the requisite majorities of the company’s creditors and...

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Law Firm of the Year: The Independents at The Lawyer Awards 2020

Stevens & Bolton has been named Law Firm of the Year: The Independents at The Lawyer Awards 2020. The firm was chosen ahead of six others from across the UK by a judging panel of industry experts. The Lawyer Awards are one of the most highly-regarded...

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STEVENS & BOLTON SUPPORTS NEW START-UP POMODO LTD ON ITS SEED FUNDING ROUND

Stevens & Bolton has advised Pomodo Ltd, a network of premium sports podcasts, on its fundraising led by a consortium of angel investors. The company supports sportspeople in the creation, production, distribution, promotion and monetisation of podcasts...

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Deal news: advising Pycom Ltd on investment round, including future fund matched funding

Stevens & Bolton has advised Pycom Ltd on its successful completion of a funding round via convertible loans, which included matched funding from the British Business Bank via the Future Fund scheme. Pycom is an Internet of Things (IoT) technology...

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Stevens & Bolton successfully challenges the jurisdiction of the English courts in a claim against a Spanish motor racing team

Axon Limited v Drivex Business Solutions SL Stevens & Bolton LLP has acted on behalf of Drivex Business Solutions (Drivex), a small motor racing team headquartered in Spain, in applying to set aside a default judgment that had been entered against it...

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Summer 2020 - corporate deals update

Our M&A team has been involved in an array of corporate transactions over recent months, a selection of which are highlighted below. 2020 began with a surge of M&A activity, much of which came to a screeching halt as the COVID-19 pandemic...

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Deal news: advising on investment into Krystal Kleen Heritage Limited

Stevens & Bolton has advised a consortium of private and institutional investors on their equity and debt investment into Krystal Kleen Heritage Limited to implement the acquisition of the entire issued share capital of Metalwash Limited. The investment...

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Deal news: advising Philips on sale of its PathXL business

Stevens & Bolton has advised Philips of the sale of its Belfast-based Digital and Computational Pathology business, formerly known as PathXL, to medical informatics and image technology company, Cirdan. PathXL was founded in 2004 as a Queen’s...

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Deal news: advising Sports Information Services on its acquisition of 49's from William Hill and GVC

Stevens & Bolton has advised long-standing client, Sports Information Services (SIS), the leading multi-channel supplier of 24/7 betting services, on its acquisition of 49’s from William Hill and GVC. The acquisition by SIS of 49’s,...

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Deal news: Advising Karma Kitchen on its Series A fundraising round

Stevens & Bolton has advised cloud kitchen venture Karma Kitchen, and its founders Eccie and Gini Newton, on a Series A fundraising by existing investors and real estate investment management firm Vengrove Asset Management. The funding, which provides...

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Stevens & Bolton's disputes resolution team supports The Law Society's Lawyers at Risk programme with its review of persecutions in Nepal

Stevens & Bolton is delighted to have worked with the Law Society of England and Wales and its Lawyers at Risk Programme, jointly with the Collective Campaign for Peace (a network of peace and human rights organisations in Nepal - COCAP), in drafting the...

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London International Disputes Week - May 2021

Stevens & Bolton is delighted to be involved with London International Disputes Week (LIDW). LIDW brings together lawyers, judges, arbitrators, academics and other professionals involved in using or administrating dispute resolution from sectors...

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Deal news: advising Asmodee UK on its strategic divestment of The Lagoon Group

Stevens & Bolton has advised longstanding client Asmodee UK, an established distributor of games, collectibles and toys both domestically and across Europe and part of the Asmodee Group, on its sale of the business and certain assets of The Lagoon Group,...

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Deal news: advising Seal Software on its sale to DocuSign

Stevens & Bolton has advised long-standing client, Seal Software, a leading contract analytics and artificial intelligence (AI) technology provider, on its $188m sale to DocuSign.  With the acquisition, DocuSign can integrate Seal's technology...

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Deal news: advising Flint Wines Limited on its acquisition of Domaine Direct

Stevens & Bolton LLP has advised UK fine wine importer Flint Wines on its acquisition of Burgundy specialist Domaine Direct. The acquisition has been made through its Stannary Wine retail arm, which focusses on sales to private customers. Flint Wines...

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Stevens & Bolton supports mobile communications pioneer Quortus Limited on its series A fundraising round

Stevens & Bolton LLP has advised Quortus Limited on its fundraising by strategic UK and US investors. Quortus is a pioneering UK company that is changing the mobile communications world by using the best IT principles to create cutting-edge private 4G...

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Stevens & Bolton announces four new partner promotions

Stevens & Bolton has today announced the promotion of four new partners to its partnership. Oscar Horwich (corporate), Charles Maurice (commercial), Catherine Penny (commercial litigation) and Ben Willis (construction) have all been promoted and...

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Stevens & Bolton provides pro bono support on creation of UK COVID-19 Volunteer Testing Network

Stevens & Bolton has advised British entrepreneur Mike Fischer of Systems Biology Laboratory (SBL) and the co-founders of the COVID-19 Volunteer Testing Network, on the launch of a voluntary laboratory network to expand COVID-19 testing for GPs and other...

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Stevens & Bolton supports new start-up Unum Aircraft Seating Limited on its seed funding round

Stevens & Bolton LLP has advised Unum Aircraft Seating Limited on its fundraising of £800,000 led by Chris Brady and a consortium of angel investors. Unum’s mission is to design and manufacture high quality premium business class passenger...

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Stevens & Bolton advises healthcare developer on new property in Epsom

Stevens & Bolton has advised CMS Developments Ltd (CMSD), a specialist healthcare developer, on its contract with Primary Health Properties (PHP) and their acquisition of premises for a new primary care centre in Epsom, Surrey. PHP has contracted with...

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Stevens & Bolton signs £15m preferred litigation funding deal with Augusta

Stevens & Bolton has agreed a £15m preferred litigation funding facility with the UK’s largest litigation funder by volume, Augusta Ventures . From its headquarters in Guildford, Stevens & Bolton handles complex and strategic work for...

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Deal news: Electronic Theatre closes £9m series A round

 Stevens & Bolton has advised Electronic Theatre on its £9m Series A fundraising to expand the social gaming venture. Project A led the fundraise, with existing investors Index, Sweet Capital and JamJar Investments participating in the round. ...

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Deal News: new acquisitions for nursery group Three Little Birds Nurseries

Stevens & Bolton LLP has advised nursery group, Three Little Birds Nurseries, on its acquisition of Crystal Childcare Limited, a group of three day-nurseries in London. Three Little Birds Nurseries was founded in 2019 with a mission to provide quality...

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Stevens & Bolton's advises Rock Rail on new West Coast Partnership train deal

Stevens & Bolton has advised Rock Rail, an investor-developer of rolling stock and other rail infrastructure, on the £350 million financing of new Hitachi intercity trains for the West Coast Partnership rail franchise. The new state-of-the-art...

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Dispute Resolution Firm of the Year (outside London) at The Legal 500 UK Awards 2020

Stevens & Bolton has been named ‘Dispute Resolution Firm of the Year (outside London)’ at The Legal 500 UK Awards 2020. The Legal 500 is one of the leading directories to the UK legal profession and researches the most capable,...

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