Blog Archives

Burges Salmon continues to promote from within by appointing five former trainees to partner

February 22, 2024
By
Burges Salmon continues to promote from within by appointing five former trainees to partner

Five lawyers at Bristol-headquartered national law firm Burges Salmon who trained with the firm and rose through its ranks have become partners. The firm said the promotions emphasised the progression of what it called its exceptional talent along with its ambitious strategy for growth across a number of key...

Read more »

Michelmores hosts event for female founders and angel investors ahead of International Women’s Day

February 22, 2024
By
Michelmores hosts event for female founders and angel investors ahead of International Women’s Day

Law firm Michelmores’ angel investor network is to stage an event in Bristol next week during which four female-founded businesses will be given the chance to pitch for investment. The event, on Tuesday 27 February, is also aimed at recruiting more female angel investors as well as helping accelerate the...

Read more »

FRP Bristol corporate finance team helps drive expansion for motor dealer with acquisition

February 22, 2024
By
FRP Bristol corporate finance team helps drive expansion for motor dealer with acquisition

The Bristol office of FRP Corporate Finance has advised on a deal that adds two new car dealerships to the one of the region’s largest motor group’s portfolio. The acquisition of Pebley Beach by Wiltshire-headquartered Platinum Motor Group means it now has outlets in Swindon and Cirencester alongside its...

Read more »

Bristol pharmtech firm’s £54k donation fully funds vital new medical centre in crisis-hit Syria

February 21, 2024
By
Bristol pharmtech firm’s £54k donation fully funds vital new medical centre in crisis-hit Syria

A medical centre for families displaced by war and disaster in Northern Syria is being paid for by Bristol pharmacy tech business Invatech Health. The firm has donated £54,000 to fully fund the facility in a new village being built by UK charity and NGO Action for Humanity. The...

Read more »

High-spec UK security camera firm sold to US giant in deal handled by Osborne Clarke cross-firm team

February 21, 2024
By
High-spec UK security camera firm sold to US giant in deal handled by Osborne Clarke cross-firm team

A multi-department team from the Bristol office of international law firm Osborne Clarke has advised the shareholders of a specialist camera manufacturer on its acquisition by American electronics giant Motorola. Silent Sentinel makes short-to-long range thermal cameras, high-definition and 4K visible cameras and ultra-low light cameras, pictured, for use...

Read more »

Foot Anstey helps Dutch smartcard software group snap up UK ‘physical identity’ tech firm

February 20, 2024
By
Foot Anstey helps Dutch smartcard software group snap up UK ‘physical identity’ tech firm

The private equity team at national law firm Foot Anstey has advised on the takeover of a specialised UK professional services firm for Dutch software and design client ID-ware Group. The Hague-headquartered ID-ware, which is backed by private equity firm Committed Capital, acquired Cipher10 for an undisclosed amount.  Cipher10...

Read more »

Grundon’s waste service proves above par for fast-growing Bristol golf and attraction group

February 20, 2024
By
Grundon’s waste service proves above par for fast-growing Bristol golf and attraction group

The Bristol business behind one of the city’s top golf courses and the ‘big wheel’ in Millennium Square has signed up waste management firm Grundon as its new refuse partner. Golf & Leisure Group said bringing in Grundon was essential to improve its waste collection activities as its visitor...

Read more »

Ahead of the Agenda: The Week Ahead

February 18, 2024
By
4246855-calendar3-150x15011111111

Monday February 19 Finals: Moneysupermarket.com Group, Bank of Cyprus Holdings Interims: Wilmington, Transesnse Technologies Tuesday February 20 Finals: Intercontinental Hotels Group, Antofagasta, Barclays, Plus500 Interims: Springfield Properties, Petra Diamonds Q4 result: Gran Tierra Energy Wednesday February 21 Finals: HSBC Holdings, Rio Tinto, Glencore, BAE Systems, Riverstone Credit Opportunities, Conduit...

Read more »

Developer seeking public comments before pressing ahead with redevelopment of The Galleries

February 16, 2024
By
Developer seeking public comments before pressing ahead with redevelopment of The Galleries

The Bristol-based developer aiming to transform the city’s Galleries shopping centre is keen to get the public’s response to what it is calling a “once-in-a-generation opportunity to create a world-class, sustainable, vibrant destination”. Deeley Freed is shortly to submit outline plans to Bristol City Council for the scheme, which...

Read more »

Pioneering Bristol project that is transforming the potential of music therapy picks up kids’ tech award

February 16, 2024
By
Pioneering Bristol project that is transforming the potential of music therapy picks up kids’ tech award

A scheme from Bristol using technology to enable people of all abilities to create music has won a prestigious EdTech award. The Soundbeam Project was shortlisted in the SEND (special educational needs and disabilities) Resources, Products, and Services category of the Bett Awards for Soundbeam, its touch-free device, pictured,...

Read more »

Bristol battery storage developer powers ahead with £20m investment from its new owner

February 16, 2024
By
Bristol battery storage developer powers ahead with £20m investment from its new owner

Fig Power, the Bristol-based energy storage and generation systems developer, is looking to expand further after being acquired by a green investment company. New owner The Renewables Infrastructure Group (TRIG), a FTSE 250 investment company which mostly invests in wind and solar power, is to invest £20m into Fig...

Read more »

Developing nations get free access to vital flood risk intelligence developed by Bristol Uni spin-out

February 16, 2024
By
Developing nations get free access to vital flood risk intelligence developed by Bristol Uni spin-out

Data from advanced computer modelling tools developed by a Bristol firm is to be used to help predict devastating floods in some of the world’s poorest countries. Fathom, which is already a leader in global flood risk intelligence, is to offer its data free of charge for non-commercial use...

Read more »

‘Amazement park’ secures impact funding to support its mission to widen access to Bristol’s creativity

February 15, 2024
By
‘Amazement park’ secures impact funding to support its mission to widen access to Bristol’s creativity

Bristol impact investor BBRC (Bristol & Bath Regional Capital) has backed the city’s unique Wake The Tiger immersive visitor attraction with funding worth £350,000 to support the next stage of its ambitious growth. The ‘amazement park’, pictured, opened its long-awaited 1,000 sq m OUTERverse second phase to the public...

Read more »

ADVERTISE HERE

Reach tens of thousands of senior business people across Bristol for just £120 a month. Email info@bristol-business.net for more information.