HM Dealmakers

Quarterly updates

Our regular quarterly bulletin, HM Dealmakers, contains highlights of our corporate team's latest activity, events, market views and news. You can view the most recent edition, along with previous editions, by clicking on the links below.

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Corporate deals table

Our team is enjoying a busy start to 2018, after an extremely busy 2017 in which we recorded more than 100 deals for the fourth year in succession. As you can see from the table below, we advise on every type of transaction you could imagine throughout the corporate arena, from entry level to significant mergers and acquisitions. Our activity also spanned Scotland's key sectors, with family-owned businesses, healthcare, property and the food, leisure and hospitality industries particularly prominent.

Date Type of Transactions Partner Sector  Value
01/18 Investment  Paula Skinner Other - Aquaculture £225,000.00
01/18 New Issue David Kaye Technology Undisclosed
01/18 Share options Paula Skinner Other Undisclosed
01/18 Sale of entire issued share capital Christopher Kerr Healthcare & Life Sciences Undisclosed
02/18 Exit Paula Skinner Other Undisclosed
02/18 Exit Paula Skinner Other £2,500,000.00
02/18 Investment Paula Skinner Energy & Natural Resources £15,000.00
02/18 Investment Paula Skinner Technology £100,000.00
02/18 Investment Paula Skinner Banking & Finance £450,000.00
02/18 Joint venture Paula Skinner Other Undisclosed
02/18 Share sale Paula Skinner Energy & Natural Resources Undisclosed
02/18 Asset sale Craig McKerracher Healthcare & Life Sciences Undisclosed
02/18 Reorganisation Stephen Chan Food, Leisure & Hospitality Undisclosed
02/18 Acquisition   Christopher Kerr Other - Logistics and transport Undisclosed
02/18 Exit Paula Skinner Other £560,000.00
03/18 Investment Paula Skinner Other £100,000.00
03/18 Investment Paula Skinner Real Estate & Construction £2,200,000.00
03/18 Share transfer Paula Skinner Other - Media Undisclosed
03/18 Invetment Paula Skinner Other £50,000.00
03/18 Share option Paula Skinner Other £200,000.00
03/18 Acquisition and investment Paula Skinner Food, Leisure & Hospitality £100,000.00
03/18 Exit Paula Skinner Food, Leisure & Hospitality £1,400,000.00
03/18 Share sale Stephen Chan Food, Leisure & Hospitality Undisclosed
03/18 Acquisition Donald Munro Other Undisclosed
03/18 Business and asset transfer Christopher Kerr Family Owned Business Undisclosed
03/18 Exit Paula Skinner Healthcare & Life Sciences £1,161,233.00
03/18 Asset purchase Paula Skinner Retail £2,572,359.00
03/18 Acquisition Christopher Kerr Insurance, Banking & Finance c.£1,200,000
03/18 Partnership agreement  Stephen Chan  Real Estate & Construction Undisclosed
03/18 Retiral of partner  Stephen Chan  Healthcare & Life Sciences Undisclosed
03/18 Sale  Stephen Chan  Real Estate & Construction Undisclosed
03/18 Limited partnership formation  Stephen Chan  Banking & Finance Undisclosed
03/18 LLP agreement  Stephen Chan  Other - Professional Services  Undisclosed
03/18 Partnership matters Christopher Kerr Property & Construction Undisclosed
03/18 Investment Paula Skinner Healthcare & Life Sciences £800,000.00
03/18 Dissolution of partnership Christopher Kerr Retail c.£15,000.00
03/18 Share Buy Back Paula Skinner Other Undisclosed
04/18 Business and asset purchase Christopher Kerr Family Owned Business £200,000.00
04/18 Share sale Paula Skinner Other £50,000.00
04/18 Investment Paula Skinner Other £50,000.00
04/18 Exit Paula Skinner Food, Leisure & Hospitality Undisclosed
04/18 Sale/exit Paula Skinner Shipping £1,000,000.00
04/18 Acquisition of business and assets James MacGregor Food, Leisure & Hospitality £2,000,000.00
04/18 Partnership agreement  Stephen Chan  Other - Farming  Undisclosed
04/18 Share sale Donald Munro Food, Leisure & Hospitality Undisclosed
04/18 Share sale Donald Munro Food, Leisure & Hospitality Undisclosed
04/18 Sale  Stephen Chan  Retail Undisclosed
04/18 Company Acquisition  Donald Munro Healthcare Undisclosed
04/18 Share sale Christopher Kerr Food, Leisure & Hospitality Undisclosed
04/18 Share Transfer Paula Skinner Other Undisclosed
04/18 Acquisition James MacGregor Other £1,000,000.00
04/18 Sale James MacGregor Banking & Finance Undisclosed
04/18 Sale James MacGregor Private Client £6,000,000.00
04/18 Sale James MacGregor Healthcare £10,000,000.00
05/18 Share transfer and resignation of director Stephen Chann Retail Undisclosed
05/18 Share transfer and resignation of director Stephen Chan  Retail Undisclosed
05/18 Company Acquisition  Donald Munro Healthcare Undisclosed
05/18 Partnership agreement  Stephen Chan  Real Estate & Construction Undisclosed
05/18 Succession planning matters Christopher Kerr Other Undisclosed
05/18 Investment Jo Nisbet Technology Undisclosed
06/18 Partnership sale  Stephen Chan  Other - Professional Services  Undisclosed
06/18 Share sale Donald Munro Healthcare Undisclosed
06/18 Share buyback James MacGregor Healthcare & Life Sciences Undisclosed
06/18 Investment Jo Nisbet Technology £90,000.00
06/18 Share sale/exit Jo Nisbet Food, Leisure & Hospitality Undisclosed
06/18 Share purchase and loan Jo Nisbet Technology £170,000.00
06/18 Investment Jo Nisbet Technology Undisclosed
06/18 Investment  Paula Skinner Healthcare £1,800,000.00
06/18 Investment Paula Skinner Healthcare & Life Sciences £1,600,000.00
06/18 Share Buy Back Paula Skinner Other Undisclosed
06/18 Demerger James MacGregor Healthcare Undisclosed
07/18 Investment Paula Skinner Technology/Sport £50,000.00
07/18 Investment Paula Skinner Technology Undisclosed
07/18 Share sale Stephen Chan Other Undisclosed
07/18 Section 110 Demerger Donald Munro Retail Undisclosed
07/18 Transfer of business and assets Donald Munro Retail Undisclosed
07/18 Share exchange Donald Munro Retail Undisclosed
07/18 Share acquisition of Company Donald Munro Healthcare Undisclosed
07/18 Restructure Christopher Kerr Property & Construction £0.00
07/18 Asset purchase  Stephen Chan  Manufacturing & Engineering  Undisclosed
07/18 Share Option Jo Nisbet Retail £0.00
07/18 Retiral of partner  Stephen Chan Healthcare & Life Sciences Undisclosed
07/18 Sale James MacGregor Private Client £500,000.00
08/18 Investment Paula Skinner Technology Undisclosed
08/18 Share issue Paula Skinner Retail Undisclosed
08/18 Investment Jo Nisbet Retail Undisclosed
08/18 Investment Jo Nisbet Retail £60,000.00
08/18 Investment Jo Nisbet Technology £250,000.00
08/18 Investment Jo Nisbet Other £250,000.00
08/18 Restructure Paula Skinner Healthcare   £1,000,000.00
08/18 EMI options Jo Nisbet Retail £0.00
08/18 Asset transfer Jo Nisbet Retail £0.00
08/18 Exit Paula Skinner Other (Professional Services) £200,000.00
08/18 Acquisition Paula Skinner Food, Leisure & Hospitality £1,300,000.00
08/18 EMI options Paula Skinner Technology £0.00
08/18 Share sale (disposal) Chris Kerr  Marine  Undisclosed 
08/18 Investment  Chris Kerr  Retail  undisclosed 
08/18 Asset purchase Paula Skinner Healthcare  Undisclosed
08/18 Share sale James MacGregor Family Owned Business £1,700,000.00
09/18 Asset purchase Paula Skinner Healthcare Undisclosed
09/18 Share purchase   James MacGregor Other Undisclosed
09/18 Investment Paula Skinner Other Undisclosed
09/18 Deed of assumption Christopher Kerr Other Undisclosed
09/18 Partnership agreement  Christopher Kerr Other - Farming/Rural Undisclosed
09/18 Investment Jo Nisbet Retail Undisclosed
06/18 Share acquisition of Company Donald Munro Healthcare Undisclosed
09/18 Share sale  Chris Kerr  Healhcare & Life siences  Undisclosed 
09/18 Share acquisition   Stephen Chan Other - Professional Services  Undisclosed
09/18 Share sale  Chris Kerr  Other- Telecommunications  Undisclosed 
09/18 Business and asset sale James MacGregor Food, Leisure & Hospitality undisclosed
10/18 Share acquisition Paula Skinner Healthcare Undisclosed
10/18 Partnership agreement  Stephen Chan Healthcare & Life Sciences Undisclosed
10/18 Asset purchase Stephen Chan Property & Construction Undisclosed
10/18 Asset purchase Stephen Chan Property & Construction Undisclosed
10/18 Asset purchase Stephen Chan Property & Construction Undisclosed
10/18 Company Acquisition  James MacGregor  Food, Leisure & Hospitality Undisclosed
10/18 Company Disposal  James MacGregor  Family Owned Busines Undisclosed
10/18 Company Disposal  James MacGregor  Family Owned Busines Undisclosed
10/18 Acquisition James MacGregor Other Undisclosed
10/18 Investment James MacGregor Other £20,000,000.00
10/18 Investment James MacGregor Other £1,500,000.00
10/18 Share buyback  Chris Kerr  Energy & Natural Resources Undisclosed 
10/18 Acquisition  Chris Kerr  Property & Construction £17,313,728.00
11/18 Share sale Donald Munro Retail Undisclosed
11/18 Share sale Donald Munro Retail Undisclosed
11/18 Share sale Donald Munro Retail Undisclosed
11/18 Share issue Donald Munro Retail Undisclosed
11/18 Share sale Donald Munro Property & Construction Undisclosed
11/18 Share sale Donald Munro Property & Construction Undisclosed
11/18 Investment Jo Nisbet Food, Leisure & Hospitality £1,000,000.00
10/18 Acquisition Paula Skinner Healthcare Undisclosed
11/18 Investment Paula Skinner Retail Undisclosed

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