International Women’s Day Q&A with Ruby Chan

International Women’s Day Q&A with Ruby Chan

For #InternationalWomensDay, we thought we’d ask one of our own inspirational women a few questions. Thanks for your great answers Ruby Chan! Q: How did you come to work at Metis Partners? A: I was seeking a role which would strengthen my commercial experience and challenge me intellectually – as a leading IP Valuation firm, […]

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Metis Partners plays a key role in corporate turnaround of IP-rich insurtech provider

Transferable and flexible – IP asset class shows its worth by facilitating a super-fast corporate turnaround A successful restructuring of an IP-rich insurtech provider has once again proven that IP assets play a critical role in corporate transactions. BM Advisory quickly appointed Metis Partners to conduct a marketing campaign on recognising that their client was […]

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Spotlight on… Miguel Benitez

Spotlight on… Miguel Benitez

Miguel Angel Martin Benitez Our Valuations Analyst who recently relocated to Glasgow from Valencia to join Metis Partners. What brought you to Metis Partners? I was initially looking for a move from financial reporting to equity valuation. I wasn’t really aware of what IP valuation was before applying to Metis Partners. After seeing an open […]

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SOLD: Factory Media IP Asset Sale

SOLD: Factory Media IP Asset Sale

This is a unique opportunity to acquire the IP assets, including a collection of well-known publications, of leading media and production house Factory Media. SALE OR LICENSING All offers, notes of interest or requests for further information should be directed to Aylin Dzhafer, Senior Manager, IP Valuation, Corporate Recovery & Restructuring at aylin@metispartners.com or on […]

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Lawn Bowls Extravaganza 2018

The 2018 Metis Partners annual Lawn Bowls Extravaganza was bigger than ever, with three events bringing together more than 30 teams in both Glasgow and London. Despite forecasts of thunderstorms and ponchos at the ready, our Glasgow Corporate Recovery event saw the sun shine throughout (most of!) the event. Time to take our Lawn Bowls […]

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SOLD: Maplin Electronics IP Asset Sale

SOLD: Maplin Electronics IP Asset Sale

This is a unique opportunity to acquire the IP assets, including a significant brand portfolio, of Maplin Electronics, formerly the UK’s leading consumer electronics specialist. SALE All offers and requests for additional information should be submitted by email directly to Morven Fraser at morven@metispartners.com. The deadline for offers has been set at Wednesday 30th May […]

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Metis Partners has been appointed on Maplin Electronics Limited (in Administration)

Metis Partners has been appointed on Maplin Electronics Limited (in Administration)

The Joint Administrators of nationwide electronics retailer Maplin Electronics Limited (in Administration) (“Maplin” or the “Company”) have instructed Metis Partners to conduct a sales and marketing exercise in relation to the Company’s IP assets. Zelf Hussain, Ian Green and Toby Underwood of Pricewaterhousecoopers LLP were appointed as Joint Administrators of Maplin on 28th February 2018. […]

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Beatroot assets bought by U.S. record label

Beatroot assets bought by U.S. record label

The brand and assets of Manchester-based online music platform Beatroot Music have been bought by an American business. Made in Memphis Entertainment, a music studio, record label and publishing platform founded by songwriter and producer David Porter, has paid an undisclosed sum for Beatroot’s intellectual property and other assets. The sale includes the Beatroot brand, […]

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Palmer and Harvey IP Asset Sale

Palmer and Harvey IP Asset Sale

HIGHLIGHTS & OPPORTUNITIES  Highly Respected Wholesaler Brand Convenience Store Brands with Nationwide Reach Branded Website Content and Domain Name Portfolio Brand Extension Opportunities This is a unique opportunity to acquire the IP assets, including a significant brand portfolio, of Palmer and Harvey, formerly the UK’s largest wholesaler. SALE All offers and requests for additional information […]

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SOLD: Beatroot Music IP Asset Sale

SOLD: Beatroot Music IP Asset Sale

This is an exciting opportunity to acquire the IP assets of Beatroot Music, developer of a novel music management tool that has been used by several music publishing companies. SALE All offers and information requests should be submitted by email directly to Morven Fraser at morven@metispartners.com. The deadline for offers has been set at Monday […]

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Interview with Raj Sark of MyXupo

MP: What were the most crucial things that you did to grow your business? RS: We have always focused on sustainable growth, organic market share development and profitability (that includes very aggressive control of the bottom line). We invested heavily in our Intellectual Property (IP) portfolio which I am confident will create significant shareholder return […]

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5 ways an IP holding company could benefit your business

5 ways an IP holding company could benefit your business

At Metis Partners, we like to describe intellectual property holding companies (“IPCos”) to our clients as an “insurance policy”. It’s never too early to think about the strategic management of your IP and to “ring-fence” or separate these assets from the potential trading risks faced by your business. An IPCo is a form of special purpose vehicle whose function is purely to hold and manage a […]

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SOLD: OneLane IP Asset Sale

SOLD: OneLane IP Asset Sale

This is an exciting opportunity to acquire the IP assets of OneLane, the developer of a mobile app that enabled families across central London to book trusted childcare professionals to pick up and drop off their children from school and activities. SALE All offers and information requests should be submitted by email directly to Conny […]

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SOLD: Barratts IP Asset Sale

SOLD: Barratts IP Asset Sale

This is a unique opportunity to acquire the IP assets behind Barratts, one of Britain’s oldest and most established footwear and retail brands. SALE All offers and requests for more information should be submitted directly by email to Ruby Chan at ruby@metispartners.com. The deadline for offers has been set at Thursday 19th October 2017 at […]

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SOLD: Project Record – Music Catalogue Sale

SOLD: Project Record – Music Catalogue Sale

This is a unique opportunity to acquire the Music Catalogue co-authored by the Estate, which is comprised of 58 songs, a number of which are recognised globally. SALE All offers and information requests should be submitted by email directly to Morven Fraser at morven@metispartners.com. The deadline for offers has been set at Wednesday 25th October […]

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SOLD: Somnium Technologies IP Asset Sale

SOLD: Somnium Technologies IP Asset Sale

This is an exciting opportunity to acquire the IP assets of Somnium Technologies, a leading supplier of embedded software development tools and product design services to numerous high-profile clients. SALE All offers and information requests should be submitted by email directly to Morven Fraser at morven@metispartners.com. The deadline for offers has been set at Tuesday […]

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SOLD: Ricall IP Asset Sale

SOLD: Ricall IP Asset Sale

This is a unique opportunity to acquire the IP assets of Ricall, an established and well-known music licensing brand, which operated one of the world’s largest online music research and licensing marketplaces. SALE All offers and requests for more information should be submitted by email directly to Morven Fraser at morven@metispartners.com. The deadline for offers […]

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Webinar Recording: Inside the High-Stakes World of Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices

Webinar Recording: Inside the High-Stakes World of Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices

This webinar focuses on identifying, preserving and recovering value from IP assets held by companies which operate in the Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices sectors and that are financially distressed or facing insolvency. Metis Partners discusses the key value indicators of IP assets in these sectors, as well as highlights important factors to consider when selling IP assets. Using […]

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