Synthomer plc’s €78 million acquisition of Perstorp Oxo Belgium AB

Synthomer plc, a leading speciality chemicals company, announced the acquisition of Perstorp Oxo Belgium AB (‘Perstorp Belgium’) from The Perstorp Group, a speciality chemicals innovator and supplier based in Sweden. Synthomer will pay an enterprise value of €78 million which will be fully funded from existing financial resources. The acquisition, which completed on 5 March, […]

The Learmouth Property Investment Company’s successful planning appeal against a planning condition imposed by Leeds City Council.

Walker Morris have acted for The Learmouth Property Investment Company in a successful planning appeal against a planning condition imposed by Leeds City Council. The site involved is an existing car park within the boundaries of Leeds Bradford Airport Industrial Estate at Yeadon, West Yorkshire. In November 2014, the Council granted permission to allow use […]

The trustee of the BB Partnership Employee Ownership Trust’s acquisition of every BBP share from the founders and directors

Fieldfisher advised BBP on the transaction orward-thinking architect BB Partnership Limited (“BBP”) has celebrated its 25th birthday by moving to 100 per cent employee ownership, predicting that most UK practices will one day be owned this way. The trustee of the BB Partnership Employee Ownership Trust has purchased every BBP share from the founders and […]

Arbor Assays’s transformation in an employee-owned company through the use of a “perpetual trust.”

Fieldfisher has advised on the first move to employee ownership in the biomolecular industry in the United States. Founded in 2007 by Drs. Russell Hart, Nancy Schmidt and Barbara Scheuer, Arbor Assays, a small Ann Arbor company with a global reach, designs, develops, and manufactures detection and immunoassay products for important research biomolecules. On 1 […]

Création de la société Start-Cities

Fiducial Legal By Lamy a conseillé dans le cadre de l’opération Le cabinet d’avocats Fiducial Legal By Lamy a accompagné les fondateurs lors de la création de la société Start-Cities, une société de conseil stratégique dédiée à la concertation à l’occasion de la mise en place de grands projets, sensibles en terme d’opinion publique, portés […]

Sanofi signing a strategic partnership with Lonza to establish a large-scale Biologics production facility

Sanofi and Lonza announced that they have entered into a strategic partnership to build and operate a large-scale mammalian cell culture facility for monoclonal antibody production in Visp, Switzerland. The strategic partnership in the form of a joint venture combines the strong biologics development pipeline of Sanofi with the expertise of Lonza to design, construct, […]