Abrdn private equity boss Redman leaves

Edinburgh investment giant Abrdn has announced that Mark Redman, its global head of private equity, has left the company “to pursue other opportunities.” Abrdn refuted speculation…









Scotgold announces big board changes

Scotgold Resources Limited, the Australia-based gold exploration firm focused on Scotland, has announced big changes to its board. Scotgold said Sean Duffy, 52, joins the firm…


Scotland’s GDP grew 6.9% in 2021

Scotland’s Chief Statistician has released statistics showing Scotland’s gross domestic product (GDP) grew 6.9% in 2021 compared to 2020. Equivalent UK growth over the year…


Abrdn shareholders OK interactive investor deal

Edinburgh-based investment giant Abrdn announced on Tuesday afternoon that 80% of its shareholders approved the resolution put to its General Meeting to acquire Manchester-based investment…


BrewDog founder says court cases under way

James Watt, co-founder of Aberdeenshire-based craft brewing firm BrewDog, has hit back in a LinkedIn posting at the most recent allegations against his company. In…


London Stock Exchange enters private markets

The London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) on Tuesday announced a strategic investment and long-term partnership with digital private asset platform Floww to enter the growing…





Craneware doubles H1 revenue to $80m

Edinburgh-based Craneware, a provider of software for the US healthcare market, said its revenue increased 111% to $80.2 million in the six months ended December 31,…






Scotland’s housing shortage nears 100,000

Scotland is suffering from a chronic housing shortfall approaching 100,000 new homes as a result of “significant and consistent” undersupply over the last 14 years,…




STV revenue up 35% to record £144m

Glasgow-based media firm STV Group plc said on Wednesday its 2021 revenue rose to a record of £144.5 million, up 35% on 2020 and up 17% on…




Abrdn and XPS to launch pensions master trust

XPS Pensions Group plc, the pensions actuarial, consulting and administration business, said it has entered a strategic alliance with Edinburgh-based investment giant Abrdn plc to…








Bank CEO says she resigned for personal reasons

Eilidh Mactaggart, the former chief executive of the Scottish National Investment Bank, has said she resigned from the £235,000-a-year job for “personal reasons.” The Scottish National…





Schroders assets rise 10% to record £731bn

London-based asset manager Schroders plc said on Thursday its 2021 profit before tax rose 25% to £764.1 million and its assets under management (AUM) increased by 10% to…




Scottish firms urged to stop Russia trading

Businesses in Scotland are being urged by the Scottish Government to withdraw from trading with Russia following its invasion of Ukraine. Finance and Economy Secretary…


Scotgold secures loan amid shipping delay

Scotgold Resources Limited, the Australia-based gold exploration firm focused on Scotland, announced it has entered into a short term loan facility with Bridge Barn Limited, a company…



Miller Homes gets new CEO and chairman

Edinburgh-based Miller Homes said Stewart Lynes will be appointed chief executive officer at the end of March, 2022, succeeding current CEO Chris Endsor, who will become executive…



France’s Altrad buys Sparrows Group of Aberdeen

French company Altrad announced it agreed to acquire Aberdeen-based Sparrows Group, a specialist provider of engineering, inspection, operations, and maintenance services in the offshore energy,…




Calnex shares up 14% amid record order book

Shares of Linlithgow-based telecoms testing and measurement firm Calnex Solutions plc rose about 14% on Tuesday after it published a positive update on trading for the year ending…