Catalyst Housing Limited’s £50 Million First Social-Performance Linked Loan

Trowers & Hamlins have advised Catalyst Housing Limited on their first social-performance linked loan. The new £50m revolving credit facility with Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC) incorporates a margin reduction if Catalyst meet set targets to assist customers with maximising income. Outcomes will be reported in Catalyst’s annual accounts. The loan is one of SMBC’s […]

Leeds City Council And British Library’s £25 Million British Library North Project

Squire Patton Boggs advised Leeds City Council on a collaboration agreement with the British Library. Leeds City Council and the British Library, the national library of the United Kingdom, entered into a collaboration agreement for the redevelopment of Leeds historic landmark Temple Works as the site for the British Library North. The £25 million project […]

Culture Shift’s Funding Round

DWF has advised Culture Shift on a £1.35m investment in a funding round led by Praetura Ventures. Culture Shift was founded following a string of stories about bullying and harassment in high-profile businesses across the UK. It is led by Gemma McCall, CEO and a prominent commentator on workplace harassment, COO Stuart Bradley and CTO […]

JLA Group’s Acquisition Of Astral Fire and Security, T Jolly Services, And Atlas Sterile

Hill Dickinson has advised JLA Group on the acquisition of three businesses. JLA, a commercial laundry, catering, heating and fire safety provider, has added Astral Fire and Security, T Jolly Services, and Atlas Sterile to its growing portfolio. Astral Fire and Security specialises in the design, installation and maintenance of fire alarm systems, fire doors, […]

Inflexion Private Equity’s Investment Into O’Neill Patient Solicitors LLP

DWF advised Inflexion Private Equity on its investment into a leading provider of tech-enabled conveyancing services, O’Neill Patient Solicitors LLP. As part of this investment, Inflexion Private Equity has also acquired Grindeys, a specialist conveyancing business. Inflexion Private Equity Partners LLP operates as a private equity firm. The Company invests in energy, infrastructure, technology, consumer, […]