Scottish National Investment Bank CEO resigns

The Scottish National Investment Bank announced on Friday that chief executive officer Eilidh Mactaggart has resigned. No reason was given for the departure. Chief financial…










1,000 jobs available at Edinburgh Airport

More than 1,000 job opportunities at Edinburgh Airport will be advertised over the coming weeks as the airport launches a recruitment campaign ahead of the…



Capricorn appoints ex-Aker CEO Araujo to board

Edinburgh-based Capricorn Energy — formerly called Cairn Energy — announced that it appointed former Aker Solutions CEO Luis Araujo to its board as an independent non-executive…




Proteus acquires Edinburgh’s Sharktower

Proteus, a Cambridge data-driven consultancy firm, has announced the acquisition of Edinburgh AI-driven business software development company Sharktower in a roughly £10 million deal. Sharktower CEO…





Gilbert’s AssetCo grows assets to £12bn

Martin Gilbert’s investment firm AssetCo plc has announced results for the year ended September 30, 2021, during which it grew its assets under management from zero to…





Salmon sales in UK soar to £1.1bn

Salmon Scotland announced that sales of salmon in UK shops soared to £1.1 billion last year. “UK market demand over 2021 saw fresh, chilled salmon…




£350m Haymarket development fully let

M&G Real Estate and its property development partner Qmile Group announced they have pre-let all 390,000 sq ft of Grade A office accommodation at the £350…





Lloyds Banking Group pension in £5.5bn deal

French reinsurer SCOR has announced a £5.5 billion “longevity transaction” with Lloyds Banking Group Pensions Trustees. Lloyds Banking Group (LBG) is the owner of Bank…


Menzies consults shareholders on £469m offer

John Menzies plc, the Edinburgh-based aviation logistics giant, said it has engaged with its shareholders following its board’s unanimous rejection of the roughly £469 million…



Scots finance facing massive candidate shortfall

A “massive” shortfall of candidates and pressure to significantly increase salaries and perks “makes grim reading” for financial services sector businesses in Scotland, according to…


Anderson: fund management now inward looking

Baillie Gifford legendary investor James Anderson has said fund management “has inherently become inward looking” too often obsessed with share buybacks and dividends. Anderson said…





Scottish salmon exports up 36% to £614m

Scottish salmon exports recovered to near-record figures in 2021, according to new figures released by the UK Government on Friday. Reinforcing its place as the…











SSE Thermal appoints Catherine Raw as MD

SSE, the Perth-based renewable energy and power networks giant, announced that former Barrick Gold and Blackrock executive Catherine Raw will join the company as managing…



LendingCrowd closes £100m SME funding deal

Edinburgh-based fintech lending platform LendingCrowd said it has closed a £100 million funding deal with Barclays Bank and a “large global investment firm” to support SMEs…