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Corporate Team Advises Warren James as Pinewood Studios Raises £30m

The Corporate team at Turner Parkinson, led by James Sheridan, advised Warren James on Pinewood Group’s £30m placing and £135m re-financing announced on 31 March. Pinewood is one of the world’s leading TV and film studios, being famous for amongst others its involvement with the…

DWF advises on Total Fitness MBO

National legal business DWF has advised RooGreen Ventures in connection with the management buyout of UK gym and health club Total Fitness. The deal is backed by private equity firm NorthEdge Capital and RooGreen Ventures, who will reinvest in the business as…

North West Law firm HRC Law LLP assists Arrow Automotive Limited on the disposal of its Maserati dealership to the Motorline Group.

Arrow Automotive Limited, who operates Maserati, Hyundai and Ford dealerships in South Wales, has sold its Maserati operation to Driveline Limited, part of the Motorline Group, for an undisclosed sum. The team at HRC Law advised the vendor on the sale and…

Train on the Train with Virgin’s new Fitness Coach

Train on the Train with Virgin’s new Fitness Coach Plans for first ever gym carriage unveiled by Sir Richard Branson  From April 1 2015, Virgin Trains is replacing traditional seats with exercise bikes, cross trainers and running machines to create the world’s…

Railway Safety Book a Big Hit with the Kids

Virgin Trains has come up with a novel way to help promote safety on the railways with the launch of a new book entitled Ryan’s Railway Adventure. The guide to railway safety which is aimed at young children and their parents tells…

North West heads UK property investment with 84 per cent rise to £746m in first quarter of 2015

Domestic and international institutional investors attracted by heightened profile of region   Colliers International estimates total property investment transactions in the North West of England have risen in value by more than 84 per cent in the first quarter of 2015 - the…

Manchester Thunder to play semi-final match at the Manchester Arena

Reigning netball superleague champions Manchester Thunder have just confirmed that their semi-final match will be played at the 21,000 capacity Manchester Arena. The match will take place on Saturday 18th April, with the first centre pass at 6:10pm. The match opponent will…

EY joins Barbirolli Square exodus

EY has agreed to lease three floors of offices at Two St Peter’s Square in Manchester, with the firm set to move there in 2017. The first tenant to commit to the 11-storey city centre building, which is being developed by Fred and…

Minister announces new political delegations

Minister for Economic Development Laurence Skelly MHK has announced new delegations for the Department of Economic Development following the retirement of Alan Crowe as a Member of the Legislative Council. The Minister said: ‘May I take this opportunity to thank Alan for…

KMP Digitata on a roll as they receive award nomination

The shortlist for the largest and most significant media and creative awards outside of London have been announced – and we’ve made the cut… We’ve been on a roll recently when it comes to award nominations and at the end of last…