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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…













Stewart Milne retires, puts firm up for sale

Stewart Milne Group announced it is embarking on a sale process of its housebuilding business following the decision of founder, principal shareholder and chairman Stewart Milne…





SSE buys €580m Siemens Gamesa wind business

SSE Renewables announced it entered an agreement with Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) to acquire its existing European renewable energy development platform for €580 million….



Scottish health boards hire 1,200 new staff

The Scottish Government said that health boards in Scotland have recruited more than 1,000 new healthcare support staff and almost 200 registered nurses from overseas…




L&G buy-in with Gordonstoun Retirement Scheme

Legal & General Assurance Society Limited announced it agreed a £6.6 million full-scheme buy-in with Gordonstoun School Retirement Benefits Scheme, securing benefits for around 30…