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Squire Patton Boggs Advises International Entertainment Corporation on Acquisition of Wigan Athletic Football Club

Squire Patton Boggs is advising on the acquisition by International Entertainment Corporation of Wigan Athletic Football Club from the Whelan family. The transaction is subject to approval from the English Football League and the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. Founded in 1932, Wigan…

Grenfell Tower tragedy and cyberattacks behind rise in rankings of risk cited by Top 100 PRPs in the UK

Health and safety and IT security are increasingly major issues for social housing providers following the Grenfell Tower fire tragedy and rising tide of cyberattacks, according to the latest Annual Review of Social Housing by accountants and business advisors Beever and Struthers.…

Together delivers another quarter of strong growth and record lending

Together, one of the UK’s leading specialist lenders, has announced strong growth and record levels of lending in its quarterly results to 31 March 2018, as the group’s loan book reached a new high of £2.78bnt. Building on over four decades of…

Fieldfisher’s new Corporate team complete multi million pound deal

Newly arrived Head of Corporate David Bowcock has completed three deals for Fieldfisher’s new Corporate team. Bowcock has followed an 18th acquisition for AIM listed critical maintenance services group Marlowe plc with two additional deals for other clients. A North West based…

Manchester Fuel Cell Innovation Centre – an opportunity to work with Fuel Cell Technology

Manchester Metropolitan University are launching a fully funded programme to help businesses understand and diversify through the development of new products or services in fuel cell technology. Hydrogen and fuel cell technology are of great interest to businesses involved in the energy…

Join BIG Partnership for Proptech 3.0

As those in the property and construction industry will know, ‘proptech’ has become something of a buzzword in recent times – but what does it really mean and what impact is it having? Join BIG Partnership at the XYZ Building in Spinningfields,…

32 strong Family Law team for JMW

The 14 strong Family Law team from DWF led by David Pickering with Elspeth Kinder and Beverley Jones has now joined successful North West based law firm JMW. The appointments come on the heels of the most successful year ever for JMW’s…

Manchester Fuel Cell Innovation Centre – an opportunity to work with Fuel Cell Technology

Manchester Metropolitan University are launching a fully funded programme to help businesses understand and diversify through the development of new products or services in fuel cell technology. Hydrogen and fuel cell technology are of great interest to businesses involved in the energy…

Future Pro Manchester Coordinate Sell Out Charity Event

On the 26th April, members of Pro Manchester’ Future Pro Committee – led by current chairman Claire Sofield – coordinated` the very first Manchester Races in aid of their chosen charities The British Lung Foundation and Sam’s Gift. The event was held…

Sports specialist and Valuation Office Agency (VOA) executive joins Colliers International Manchester as rating director

Jim Gallagher is joining the Manchester office of real estate advisors Colliers International as a rating director from the Valuation Office Agency (VOA). With more than 30 years’ rating experience, including litigation in the Lands Tribunal and Upper Tribunal, Jim was most…