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10th November 2020

Quay Expands with Second UK Facility

Quay Pharma is further expanding its operations with the purchase of a second UK laboratory and office facility. Located at Newtech Square, close to Quay’s headquarters in Deeside Industrial Park, the new 22,500 sq ft premises will be dedicated to the company’s rapidly expanding analytical and formulation development services. Working with small and large molecules…

10th November 2020

Cardiff Artificial Intelligence Specialists Appoint Former Sharp UK MD

The former Managing Director of Sharp UK and General Manager of Marketing at Sony UK is joining Cardiff headquartered Bot-Hive, the world’s largest online platform for robotics and automation technology. Paul Hide’s appointment as Strategic Advisor on the company’s commercial strategy is a significant boost to a firm that was created in 2019, and connects…

10th November 2020

Corporate Lawyer Appointed As Non-Executive Director GS Verde Group

The GS Verde Group has appointed an experienced corporate lawyer as a non-executive director, who joins to support the business’ accelerated growth in Bristol and to work alongside the corporate directors as they continue to develop the group’s presence throughout Wales and the South West. Paul Cooper previously worked as a corporate finance partner at Osborne Clarke in both its Bristol and London offices. During his 20 year spell at Osborne Clarke,…

10th November 2020

New Recruits And Promotion At Capital Law

Capital Law has strengthened its banking and finance team with two hires and a promotion. Reshma Jogia joined the commercial  firm earlier this year and has now been confirmed as a partner. Previously head of the Cardiff banking and finance team at Blake Morgan, she is used to handling the banking aspects of corporate transactions,…

10th November 2020

MBO At Ashberry Healthcare

Ashberry Healthcare has undergone a management buyout after securing a £5m funding boost from Cambridge & Counties Bank. Established in 2003, the company operates 320 beds across seven care homes in Surrey, Cheshire, Herefordshire and Carmarthenshire. It specialises in providing both nursing and residential dementia care to elderly residents. The management team is led by managing…

04th November 2020

The Franchising Trend – The Impact of Covid-19 on Franchising (Greenaway Scott)

There is no denying the devastating impact that Covid-19 has had on the UK economy. We have entered into another recession and the rate of unemployment has increased by over 4.5% between June and August 2020 (according to the Office of National Statistics), despite the Government’s job retention furlough scheme. As a result, experienced individuals…

04th November 2020

Creo Expands With Continental Acquisition

Creo CEO Craig Gulliford with Welsh secretary Simon Hart Creo Medical Group has expanded with the acquisition of a supplier of gastrointestinal (GI) endoscopy consumables in Belgium and Luxembourg in a deal worth up to €5m. Boucart Medical, founded in 1991, is a well-established supplier of medical devices for the GI market, distributing third-party products to…

02nd November 2020

The Industry Response to Coronavirus Illustrates the Best of Innovation in Wales

Written By Cari-Anne Quinn  CEO  Life Sciences Hub Wales Cari-Anne Quinn, CEO of Life Sciences Hub Wales, explores the vital role that Wales’ life sciences industry is playing in the national and global fight against the virus.     The response of Welsh industry to Covid-19 has been nothing short of remarkable, helping to protect and…

02nd November 2020

Buy Local is the Mantra at Gwalia Healthcare

Rod Parker, MD of medical and pharmaceutical products manufacturer Gwalia Healthcare, is a strong believer in buying local. He extends his doctrine of supporting local supply chains into every aspect of the privately owned Treforest business. Gwalia is the largest independent manufacturer of child proof bottle tops in the UK, but there’s a lot more…

02nd November 2020

MBO At Healthcare Staffing Firm

A healthcare staffing business has been acquired in a management buyout (MBO) backed by ABN Amro, providing an exit for private equity firm Key Capital Partners. Hallam Medical deploys highly qualified nurses, largely advanced nurse practitioners, community care specialists and telephone triage clinical advisers. KCP backed Hallam in April 2014 with a £3.3m pound investment, which…