Articles by Mark McSherry
















Crown Estate Scotland gets 74 ScotWind bids

Crown Estate Scotland announced that the process to secure seabed for Scotland’s next generation of offshore wind farms has attracted 74 applications. Analysts have estimated…











Scotland’s onshore GDP rose 0.9% in May

Scotland’s onshore GDP grew by 0.9% in May, according to the latest statistics from the Chief Statistician. However, output remains 2.7% below the pre-pandemic level…






Alexander Dennis wins Ireland electric bus deal

Falkirk-based Alexander Dennis Limited (ADL) and China’s BYD UK jointly announced that their electric vehicle partnership has signed a framework agreement with the National Transport Authority…









Nucleus assets hit £19bn ahead of takeover

Edinburgh funds platform Nucleus Financial Group — which has agreed to a £145 million takeover by investment firm James Hay — said on Friday its assets under administration…







NatWest-RBS gets Moody’s debt upgrades

NatWest Group plc (NWG) said credit rating agency Moody’s Investors Services has upgraded a number of ratings across the group. The banking group said Moody’s upgraded the…











Edinburgh’s Cameron Hume wins $100m mandate

Edinburgh-based fixed income investment firm Cameron Hume said on Monday it has been awarded a A$125m ($98m) ESG (environmental, social and governance) focused fixed-income mandate…




New advisors to shape ‘economic transformation’

The Scottish Government has announced a new 10-year “National Strategy” to drive Scotland’s “economic transformation” as the country recovers from the Coronavirus pandemic. A team of business…