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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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Deal news: sale of Prismatic to BAE Systems

Stevens & Bolton LLP has advised Hampshire based solar Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) experts Prismatic on its sale to BAE Systems. As experts in the design, manufacture and delivery of innovative, high value aerospace products and systems, Prismatic has...

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Legal Business: The S&B interview

Legal Business talks with Stevens & Bolton heads Richard Baxter and Richard King, in an interview featured in their October/November issue. To read a copy of the interview in full, see below. .article-image {display:none;}...

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Deal news: sale of BBS Consultants & Actuaries to Broadstone

Stevens & Bolton has advised the shareholders of BBS Consultants & Actuaries Limited (BBS) on its sale to Broadstone, one of the UK’s leading employee benefits and pensions consulting businesses. As a specialist firm of workplace pensions...

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Deal news: CANCOM SE acquisition of managed cloud provider Novosco

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 Belfast based managed services provider Novosco Group Limited The acquisition strengthens...

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Top ranked in 2020 UK edition of The Legal 500

The 2020 edition of The Legal 500 UK, the independent guide to law firms in the UK, has been published today and once again recognises Stevens & Bolton LLP as a regional heavyweight, being ranked as a "top-tier" firm in 19 practice areas and...

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James Lister named in 2019 Private Client Global Elite listing

Stevens & Bolton is delighted to announce that James Lister , partner and head of the firm’s contentious trusts and estates practice, has been named as ‘one to watch’ in the Private Client Global Elite listing for 2019. The listing,...

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Stevens & Bolton advises IT services company Acora on its acquisition of Plan-Net

Stevens & Bolton has advised Acora, an innovative, award winning IT services and technology company, on its acquisition of Plan-Net, the IT partner for legal, financial, media and other knowledge-based firms. The deal was backed by Barclays. With more...

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Stevens & Bolton's corporate team advises Rock Rail on new East Midlands Railway trains deal

Stevens & Bolton has advised Rock Rail, an investor-developer of rolling stock and other rail infrastructure, in relation to its equity investment, alongside Japan Infrastructure Initiative (JII), for the £400 million financing of new trains for...

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Private client team top ranked in Chambers HNW 2019

Stevens & Bolton LLP has once again been top ranked for private wealth law in the Chambers High Net Worth (HNW) directory, and recognised for a second year as “National Leaders outside London”. Independent and research-based, the Chambers...

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Stevens & Bolton names the halow project as its new corporate charity partner

Stevens & Bolton LLP is delighted to announce that the halow project , a Guildford-based charity, has been selected as the firm’s corporate charity for the next two years. The halow project, whose patron is Damon Hill OBE, provides...

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Stevens & Bolton advises mental health charity YoungMinds on new London headquarters

Stevens & Bolton has advised on the lease property work in relation to YoungMinds’ relocation to new London headquarters. This work was undertaken on a pro-bono basis. Being the UK’s leading charity championing the wellbeing and mental...

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