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McKay confirmed as European Club Rugby chairman

Former Scottish Rugby chief operating officer Dominic McKay has been confirmed as permanent chairman of the European Professional Club Rugby (EPCR), tournament organiser of the Heineken…


Aberdeen 3,000-home development site on market

Shepherd Chartered Surveyors announced it has been appointed by the joint administrators of Countesswells Development Limited (CDL) to market a massive 3,100-home development site west…





Grant Westfield sold to Norcros in £80m deal

Edinburgh-based bathroom wall panel designer Grant Westfield has agreed to be acquired by Wilmslow-based Norcros for an enterprise value of £80 million, with an additional potential earnout…














Phoenix Group makes board changes

Closed life and pension fund consolidator Phoenix Group Holdings plc, owner of the “old” Standard Life Assurance, announced the appointment of entrepreneur Maggie Semple as an…


Wheatley Housing names Steven Henderson CEO

Wheatley Housing Group Limited — Scotland’s biggest social landlord — announced that group director of finance Steven Henderson will be its new chief executive. Henderson will take…




Interactive Investor hires Santander’s Arshad

Abrdn-owned investment platform Interactive Investor said it has hired Santander executive Saj Arshad as Chief Commercial Officer. “Saj brings a strong track record of driving business…



Archangels appoints Ian Macleod as new chair

Archangels, the Edinburgh-based business angel investment syndicate, has appointed former investment analyst and fund manager Ian Macleod as the new chair of its board. Macleod takes…





AAB merges with all-Ireland accountants FPM

Scotland’s Anderson Anderson & Brown (AAB) has announced a merger with FPM, an all-Ireland independent accountancy and business advisory firm. AAB Group has grown rapidly…









Miller Homes raises £815m in junk bond sale

Edinburgh-based house builder Miller Homes has raised £815 million in a bond sale, but banks had to offer investors a higher yield than originally planned, Reuters reported. The deal…




















Abrdn invests £75m for Phoenix in LSE

Abrdn has invested £75 million in a sustainable private placement on behalf of its strategic partner Phoenix Group in The London School of Economics and…




Circularity Capital’s second fund raises €215m

Edinburgh-based Circularity Capital, the “circular economy” European growth investor, has announced the oversubscribed final close of its second fund at €215 million. The firm said Circularity…


Business Bank hires McCulloch for Scotland

The British Business Bank has appointed a new Scottish representative to its UK Network team, with senior manager Barry McCulloch spearheading the bank’s presence north…