Articles by Mark McSherry

Sabadell rejects £1bn Co-op Bank bid for TSB

Spain’s Banco Sabadell confirmed at the weekend that its board has rejected an audacious offer for its subsidiary TSB Bank from Manchester-based Co-operative Bank. A merger of…






Glasgow’s DeepMatter signs India trials deal

Glasgow-based DeepMatter Group plc, the AIM-listed company focusing on digitizing chemistry, said it has signed a trials agreement with Aurigene Pharmaceutical Services Limited in Hyderabad, India, to…



Wood signs $1.2bn sustainable debt facility

Aberdeen-based global engineering and consulting group Wood plc announced it has signed a new $1.2 billion, five-year committed sustainable revolving credit facility (RCF) with a group…

















Fife battery energy plant sold to TagEnergy

Hertfordshire-based renewable energy company RES has announced the sale of the 50MW Roaring Hill Energy Storage Project near Glenrothes in Fife to international clean energy investors…







Barclays opens 5,000-employee Glasgow HQ

Barclays has officially opened its new campus on the south bank of the River Clyde in Tradeston, Glasgow, to house its technology, operations and functions…


Rocket firm Skyrora plans Shetland launches

Edinburgh-based rocket company Skyrora said it has agreed a multi-launch deal with the SaxaVord spaceport on Unst, the most northerly of the Shetland Islands, as it…

























Anderson says ESG damaging; reveals Musk clash

ESG investment frameworks “are profoundly damaging to the prospect of changing the corporate sector” according to James Anderson, the outgoing joint manager of Baillie Gifford’s high-flying…


Scotgold reports 24% increase in gold concentrate

Scotgold Resources Limited, the Australia-based gold exploration firm focused on Scotland, has reported a 24% increase in gold concentrate produced at its Cononish Gold and Silver Project…


Ofgem investigates SSE Generation

The UK’s energy market regulator Ofgem said on Monday it has launched two investigations into whether SSE Generation Limited, part of Perth-based SSE, and transmission…


Gilbert’s AssetCo completes Parmenion deal

Martin Gilbert’s investment firm AssetCo plc announced it has completed the acquisition of a 30% equity interest in Parmenion Capital Partners LLP, a discretionary investment…