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Stevens & Bolton advises health technology leader Royal Philips on acquisition

Stevens & Bolton LLP has advised Royal Philips, a global leader in health technology, on its acquisition of medical device specialist Remote Diagnostic Technologies (RDT). RDT, founded in 1997 and headquartered in Hampshire, is a fast growing,...

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Stevens & Bolton assists ICP Nurseries with another strategic round of acquisitions

Stevens & Bolton LLP has advised London and South East nursery group ICP Nurseries on its recent acquisition of three additional nursery groups: Doodle Do Day Nursery, the Zeeba nurseries group and Patacake Day Nursery. These three acquisitions have...

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Stevens & Bolton advises on major UK pet retail chain management buyout

Stevens & Bolton has advised the management team of pet food and accessories superstore chain Jollyes Retail Group, on its management buyout funded by private equity firm Kester Capital. Founded in 1935, Jollyes is the UK's second largest pet...

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EMI Options - Carry on Granting

Following on from our previous article around the expiry of State Aid for enterprise management incentive (“EMI”) options, on Tuesday 15 May, the EU Commission published their daily news bulletin which included the new State Aid approval for...

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Nicola Harries named as leading family lawyer of 2018

Stevens & Bolton LLP is delighted to announce that head of family, Nicola Harries, has been named as one of the top six family lawyers outside London, in the Spear’s magazine ‘leading family lawyers of 2018’ index. The index is...

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Stevens & Bolton advises BGF on its £6.3m investment in Dianomi Limited

Stevens & Bolton LLP has advised Business Growth Fund (BGF) on its recent investment in Dianomi Limited, a high-growth technology company. Dianomi is a technology and media company that utilises its proprietary native content marketing platform to match...

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Stevens & Bolton works with SETsquared Surrey & S100 Club to support entrepreneurs

Stevens & Bolton is proud to support SETsquared Surrey, part of the world’s number 1 university incubator in partnership with the Universities of Bath, Bristol, Exeter, Southampton and Surrey. Since its creation in 2002, SETsquared Surrey has...

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EMI - Important Warning for Imminent Grants of Options

Late on Wednesday 4 April, HMRC published Employment Related Securities Bulletin No 27 which notes that State Aid approval for the grant of enterprise management incentive (“EMI”) options will not be renewed by the date the current approval...

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Stevens & Bolton advises Asmodee UK on new acquisition

Stevens & Bolton LLP has advised Asmodee UK, Europe’s leading retailer distributor of hobby gaming products, on its acquisition of fellow UK games distributor Coiledspring Games. Founded in 2004, Coiledspring Games has become a leading name in the...

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Stevens & Bolton LLP advises counterparties in the proposed administration of Conviviality

In recent weeks we have been engaged to advise a number of significant contractual counterparties in light of the profit warnings issued by Conviviality Plc and its unexpected £30m HMRC tax liability, which falls due for payment today. Conviviality...

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Stevens & Bolton advises Broker Network on three new acquisitions

Stevens & Bolton LLP has advised the management team of Broker Network, the UK’s leading network for independent insurance brokers, on three recent acquisitions:   Thompson & Richardson , established in 1964, has grown...

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Stevens & Bolton advises IT provider CANCOM on new acquisition

Stevens & Bolton LLP has advised CANCOM SE, one of the leading providers of IT infrastructure and services in Germany and Austria, on its acquisition of 82.1% of UK based Ocean Intelligent Communications Ltd. As a digital transformation partner, CANCOM...

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Stevens & Bolton advises Loftware, Inc. on acquisition of Gap Systems Limited

Stevens & Bolton LLP has advised Loftware, the global leader in Enterprise Labeling Solutions, with over 5,000 customers in 100 countries, on its acquisition of Gap Systems, a leading provider of SaaS based artwork management solutions headquartered in...

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Stevens & Bolton advises ISP on becoming owner and partner of Claremont School

Stevens & Bolton LLP has advised International Schools Partnership (ISP) on becoming partner and owner of independent day and boarding school Claremont in East Sussex. Established in 1925, Claremont provides a high quality education programme to...

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Stevens & Bolton advises Fuller, Smith and Turner P.L.C. on its acquisition of the Dark Star Brewing Company Limited

Stevens & Bolton LLP has advised Fuller, Smith and Turner P.L.C. on its acquisition of The Dark Star Brewing Company Limited (“Dark Star”), a craft beer business based in West Sussex.  Dark Star’s beers include Hophead, American...

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Stevens & Bolton advises Leightons Opticians & Hearing Care on multiple new acquisitions

Stevens & Bolton LLP has advised longstanding client Leightons Opticians & Hearing Care on its acquisition of five new businesses in recent weeks to expand the depth of eye care expertise it provides across the South.  The new partnerships...

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Stevens & Bolton advises ICP Nurseries on multiple acquisitions

Stevens & Bolton LLP has advised South East nursery group ICP Nurseries on its recent acquisition of three additional nursery groups: Little Rascals Nurseries (Tunbridge Wells), Montessori On The Park (East London) and The House Nurseries (South West...

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Stevens & Bolton LLP voted Corporate Law Firm of the Year

Stevens & Bolton LLP has been voted Corporate Law Firm of the Year for a sixth time at the 2018 South East Insider Dealmakers Awards.  The event was attended by over 350 members of the corporate finance community from across the South East...

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Stevens & Bolton's M&A team celebrates a busy year of deal-doing in 2017

With 2018 already looking buoyant for S&B’s M&A team, we look back and thank all our clients and referrers for their support during the last 12 months. We have enjoyed another strong year in 2017, closing deals with an aggregate value of more...

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Stevens & Bolton backed Growth Builder application deadline coming up soon

Applications for Growth Builder, a business growth programme Stevens & Bolton is supporting, remain open and, due to demand, will now close on the  17 th  of December. The programme is designed by entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs, powered by...

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Stevens & Bolton advises Independent Plant Hire Group Limited on new acquisition

Stevens & Bolton LLP has advised Independent Plant Hire Group Limited, and its equity investor Merino Private Equity Limited, on their acquisition of Jovic Plant Hire Limited, a plant hire business based in Essex. Jovic’s core business is the hire...

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Stevens & Bolton LLP advises The Car Finance Company on restructuring

Stevens & Bolton LLP has been advising The Car Finance Company in relation to the restructuring of its balance sheet, which successfully completed at the end of October.  The restructuring involved securing the continued support and funding from the...

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Awarded 'Best Legal Services Provider' at TIGA Awards 2017

Stevens & Bolton LLP has been named “Best Legal Services Provider” at the 2017 TIGA Games Industry Awards, recognising the provision of exceptional legal services to game developers. This is the third time the firm has won this coveted title...

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Stevens & Bolton advises Frame on Piper investment

Stevens & Bolton LLP has advised Frame and its shareholders on a recent investment by private equity firm Piper. Frame is a boutique fitness studio business founded by Pip Black and Joan Murphy in 2009, presently operating four sites in London...

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Stevens & Bolton backed Growth Builder launched today

We are excited to report that Growth Builder, a business growth programme Stevens & Bolton is supporting has gone live today, 17 October, and will be accepting applications until 19 November.   --- STOP PRESS --- applications deadline extended to...

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Stevens & Bolton advises ICP Nurseries Limited on new acquisitions

Stevens & Bolton LLP has advised the management team of south-east nursery group ICP Nurseries on their recent acquisition of Friends Private Day Nursery Limited and St. Ives Nursery Limited. ICP Nurseries currently operate nine nurseries in London and...

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Stevens & Bolton LLP advises Thesis Asset Management on management buy-out

Stevens & Bolton LLP has advised the management team of Thesis Asset Management plc on its £47 million sale to newly incorporated Regit Bidco Limited. Thesis Asset Management is a well-established provider of discretionary wealth management and...

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Partner to join panel at Litigation Funding Conference in London

Stevens & Bolton partner Michael Frisby  will join a panel of speakers at the upcoming Litigation Funding Conference in London on 2 October, 2017. The panel will be covering attorney & corporate counsel experiences with litigation...

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Stevens & Bolton top ranked in Chambers HNW 2017

Stevens & Bolton LLP has been top ranked for private wealth law in the Chambers High Net Worth (HNW) directory 2017. Independent and research-based, the Chambers HNW guide recognises the world’s leading high net worth advisers. Sources describe...

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The changing role of the modern GC: Corporate Counsel Forum 2017

Stevens & Bolton LLP is proud to again be a sponsor of Legal Week’s Corporate Counsel Forum Europe - the annual meeting place for the UK's leading general counsel, taking place on 21-22 September 2017. The two-day...

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