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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OneLane IP Asset Sale

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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Barratts IP Asset Sale

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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Somnium Technologies IP Asset Sale

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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Faceparty IP Asset Sale

Faceparty IP Asset Sale

This is a unique opportunity to acquire the IP assets behind a leading online dating platform, Faceparty; one of the world’s first social networks. 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  25th October 2017 at […]

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Ricall IP Asset Sale

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

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

Title Inside the High-Stakes World of Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices Date and Time Friday, 10th November, 2017 2:00 PM – 2:30 PM BST Description This edition of the Metis Partners’ Insolvent IP webinar series will bring you an interesting discussion on intellectual property assets in the Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices sectors. It will guide listeners through […]

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Hippo Beers & Fusion Beer Distribution IP Asset Sale

Hippo Beers & Fusion Beer Distribution IP Asset Sale

This is an exclusive opportunity to acquire the IP assets of Hippo Beers and Fusion Beer Distribution, independent speciality beer businesses recognised across Scotland and beyond. 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 has been set at Tuesday 19th […]

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Interview with Graeme Malcolm OBE of M Squared Lasers

MP: What were the most crucial things that you did to grow your business? GM: We took an investment from Business Growth Fund 4 years ago to allow us to create a factory for advanced laser technologies and to establish sales and marketing in the US market. Now we are 5 times higher in revenue […]

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FTR Moto IP Asset Sale

FTR Moto IP Asset Sale

This is a unique opportunity to acquire the IP assets of FTR Moto, a distinguished designer and manufacturer of racing motorcycle chassis. SALE All offers and requests for more information should be submitted by email directly to Morven Fraser at morven@metispartners.com and Aylin Dzhafer at aylin@metispartners.com. The deadline for offers has been set at Wednesday […]

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Steorn IP Asset Sale

Steorn IP Asset Sale

This is a unique opportunity to acquire the patent portfolio of Steorn, an innovative energy technology developer, as well as a unique four-letter domain name. SALE All offers and requests for more information should be submitted by email directly to Morven Fraser at morven@metispartners.com and Aylin Dzhafer at aylin@metispartners.com. The deadline for offers has been […]

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Brantano IP Asset Sale

Brantano IP Asset Sale

This is a unique opportunity to acquire the IP assets of Brantano, an established nationwide shoe retailer with a significant product brand portfolio. 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 has been set at 30th June 2017 at noon. […]

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Helixion IP Asset Sale

Helixion IP Asset Sale

This is a unique opportunity to acquire the IP assets of Helixion, a leading provider of innovative solutions for secure contactless transactions for mobile devices. SALE All offers and requests for more information should be submitted by email directly to Morven Fraser at morven@metispartners.com and Ruby Chan at ruby@metispartners.com. The deadline for offers has been […]

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Event: Lawn bowls Extravaganza 2017

Event: Lawn bowls Extravaganza 2017

The Metis Partners Lawn Bowls event is always a highlight of the year, so much so that this year we’re hosting three Lawn Bowls events! We have 14 teams competing and representing countries from across the globe, so it should be great fun! Our highly anticipated Glasgow event will take place on Friday 23rd June, […]

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Medcura Technologies IP Asset Sale

Medcura Technologies IP Asset Sale

This is a unique opportunity to acquire the IP assets of Medcura, an industry leader in the healthcare technology market, specialising in intravenous (“IV”) preparation in hospital pharmacies. 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 has been set at […]

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Webinar Recording: Do Insolvent Brands Hold Any Value?

Webinar Recording: Do Insolvent Brands Hold Any Value?

Title Brands: Do Insolvent Brands Hold Any Value? Date & Time Fri, May 19, 2017 2:00 PM – 2:30 PM BST Description This webinar will focus on identifying, preserving and recovering brand value in insolvency. In addition to looking at brands, it will also touch upon brand-enhancing factors and assets, that is IP assets surrounding […]

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IP Valuation Webinar Recording: Identifying the hidden IP assets in any business

IP Valuation Webinar Recording: Identifying the hidden IP assets in any business

Title Identifying the hidden IP assets in any business Date and Time Friday, 12th of May, 2.00pm – 2.30pm Description Does your firm own brand-enhancing and/or critical IP assets? Do you know how to identify, effectively manage or successfully exploit these assets? Successful businesses, large and small, derive their competitive advantage from well-managed and well-protected […]

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Recording: Handling Data and Databases in Insolvency

Recording: Handling Data and Databases in Insolvency

Title Handling Data and Databases in Insolvency Description Following our successful first series of webinars, we are delighted to announce our first guest speaker for this series: Rob Bielby, founder of the Marketing Innovation Group. Rob’s business has specialised in data driven direct marketing for 20 years but in the last decade he has worked […]

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Recording: IP Valuations

Recording: IP Valuations

Title Insolvent IP Webinar: IP Valuations Description We are delighted to invite you to the third FREE webinar in our series on intellectual property assets in distressed and insolvency scenarios. IP valuation advice may be required in various scenarios and it is all the more important where companies are in financial distress or insolvency, particularly […]

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Recording: Selling IP Assets in Insolvency

Recording: Selling IP Assets in Insolvency

Title Selling IP Assets in Insolvency Description We are excited to invite you to the second FREE webinar in our series on intellectual property assets in distressed and insolvency scenarios. In today’s economic environment, it is essential that insolvency professionals are aware of all the options that are available to them in order to maximise […]

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