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The Fast and Furious: buying an e-commerce business

The retail industry was already facing challenges before the pandemic turned the world upside down and accelerated inevitable changes for the retail industry– especially for bricks and mortar businesses. It, therefore, doesn’t come as a surprise that ASOS only purchased the Topshop brand and Boohoo plc only bought the Debenhams brand. In both acquisitions, the real estate was not part of the deal and consequently the employees at those locations were left behind.

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UK Investments – A review of 2020 and beyond

With the dust having settled on 2020, despite the pain felt elsewhere in the economy, it’s apparent that venture investment in UK technology companies remained far stronger than many feared.

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Crypto investments – Positives and pitfalls

Investing in cryptoassets (or digital “tokens”) is high risk. However with the high-risk comes great returns for those investors who are able to hold their nerve.

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Buyer & Seller Beware - New Foreign Investment Guidelines

The proposed National Security and Investment Bill was given its first reading in Parliament on November 20th, this new bill is designed to protect national security and protect the UK’s infrastructure. In short, if passed, the Bill will allow the Government “powers to investigate and intervene in potentially hostile foreign direct investment.

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Syndicated Investments – The new normal?

In the early months of 2020 and during Covid lockdown, access to capital for early-stage and scaling businesses became more difficult as investors’ risk appetite waned due to the unprecedented uncertain economic conditions only a once-in-a-century global pandemic brings to an economy.

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