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London International Disputes Week 2021

10 – 14 May 2021 Stevens & Bolton is a proud supporting member of London International Disputes Week (LIDW), and we're delighted to be co-hosting and participating in several member-hosted events throughout the week. LIDW...

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Deal news: advising Kingmere Ltd on its purchase of Hampshire logistics unit

Stevens & Bolton has advised Kingmere Ltd on the purchase of a logistics unit of approximately 16,680 sq ft on Walton Road Industrial Estate in Portsmouth, which is wholly let to Menzies Distribution Ltd. Kingmere focuses solely on industrial...

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Deal news: advising Codestone Group on its strategic investment partnership with FPE Capital LLP

Stevens & Bolton has advised the shareholders and management team of Codestone Group, a leading independent IT solutions provider to the UK SME and Mid-Market, on its investment from growth equity investor, FPE Capital. Codestone is a...

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Deal news: Advising Sandown Group on the purchase of its latest dealership in Newbury

Stevens & Bolton has advised Sandown Group, a leading Mercedes-Benz retailer based in the South East, on its acquisition of its latest retailer in Newbury bought from Sytner Group.   Sandown Group is a proud representative of the prestigious...

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Deal news: advising new inward-investor on its first acquisition of UK property

Stevens & Bolton has advised a new inward-investor on all aspects of its first acquisition of UK property and its set-up in the UK. The investment vehicle is a Spanish family office and the property is a prime mixed-use asset in the heart of the City of...

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Deal news: Advising on the sale of Starberry

Stevens & Bolton has advised on the sale of the entire issued share capital of proptech company Starberry Ltd to epropservices. Starberry, a digital marketing agency working with estate agents, property developers and proptech companies has joined...

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Deal news: Advising Beretta Holding on expanding its presence in the UK with the prestigious acquisition of Holland & Holland

The gunmaker Beretta, through its UK subsidiary GMK Ltd, has acquired the iconic luxury gunmaker Holland and Holland Ltd from Mousseluxe S.à.r.l. Holland & Holland is one of the foremost brands in British gun-making, serving elite...

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Deal news: advising BGF on its successful exit from Olive Communications UK

Olive provides unified communications solutions which help corporate and small and mid-sized organisations in the UK to improve the way they run their IT infrastructure across voice and data applications and mobile devices. BGF is the UK and Ireland’s...

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Deal news: advising Red Mist Leisure on its equity investment and new acquisition

Stevens & Bolton has advised award-winning pub group Red Mist Leisure on its equity investment backing by Red Lion Holdings LLP and its latest property acquisition in Surrey. Red Lion Holdings, a specialist hospitality investment group, has acquired a...

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Deal news: advising Store Property Investments Ltd on its purchase of 22-24 Cowper Street, London

Stevens & Bolton has advised Store Property Investments Ltd (Store Property), a well-known property investor and developer in the South East, on its purchase of 22-24 Cowper Street in London. Chichester-based Store Property has purchased a prominent...

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Stevens & Bolton has partnered with ThoughtLeaders4 FIRE Community

Stevens & Bolton is delighted to have partnered with ThoughtLeaders4 FIRE Community. The FIRE community provides experts in the Fraud, Insolvency, Recovery and Enforcement arena an opportunity to share thought leadership and collaborate on pertinent...

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Head of Private Wealth Dispute listed as "One to Watch" by Global Elite 2021

Stevens & Bolton is delighted to announce that James Lister has been selected for the Global Elite Directory 2021 in conjunction with Legal Week International. The Global Elite Directory is the list of the world's most respected lawyers advising HNW...

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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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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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