IP in college basketball: NCAA 1, student-athletes NIL

IP in college basketball: NCAA 1, student-athletes NIL

Image credit: Getty Images Intro 8 April marked the end of the 2019 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament, concluding with the national championship game between the Texas Tech Red Raiders (Texas Tech University) and the Virginia Cavaliers (University of Virginia). To get there, both teams had to battle their way through a single-elimination tournament […]

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Nike Gets Crazy!

Nike Gets Crazy!

Continuing with the sports theme for World IP Day, there is no doubt that when it comes to sport & retail brands, the power of sporting celebrity endorsement is enormous. Sporting brands have made great and innovative moves with this over the years, from sports stars ‘wearing/using’ the product to collaborating with sports stars and […]

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NIXON & HOPE IP ASSET SALE

NIXON & HOPE IP ASSET SALE

Kerry Bailey and Edward Kerr of BDO LLP, Joint Liquidators of Nixon & Hope Limited (in Liquidation) (the “Company”), have appointed Metis Partners to support the marketing and sale of the intellectual property (“IP”) assets relating to the Floors-2-Go and Allied Carpets carpet and flooring heritage brands. HIGHLIGHTS & OPPORTUNITIES  • Well-Known Carpet & Flooring […]

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IP-Backed Lending – Q&A with our MD Stephen Robertson

IP-Backed Lending – Q&A with our MD Stephen Robertson

Metis Partners Inc. has launched a new IP-lending product, which has attracted significant interest from notable private equity firms, family offices and other lenders that are looking to lend to exciting and growing businesses. I have worked with innovative, IP-rich growing corporates for years, so I am pleased to see that lenders are finally recognising […]

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Comet IP Asset Sale

Comet IP Asset Sale

Metis Partners is offering an excellent opportunity to acquire a British retail, electronics and whitegoods brand with considerable heritage value and the associated IP assets including a sizable domain and trade mark portfolios. SALE All offers and requests for more information should be submitted by email directly to Aylin Dzhafer at aylin@metispartners.com. The deadline for […]

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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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