Forget the Palm Beach Bear Trap – Golf Broadcasters are Caught in a Metaphorical Bear Trap

Forget the Palm Beach Bear Trap – Golf Broadcasters are Caught in a Metaphorical Bear Trap

In recent weeks, the murmurs of annoyance amongst the audience of the telecasts of PGA Tour golf events have reached a crescendo roar. With a litany of advertisement breaks, over-saturation of sponsorships and a lack of actual golf being shown, golf fans have voiced their disenchantment with the broadcasting of the sport they love on […]

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Spotlight on… Emily Muir

Spotlight on… Emily Muir

What better way to introduce you to our new Corporate Recovery Manager, Emily Muir, than with a quick-fire Metis Q&A!   What brought you to Metis Partners? Having worked in the insolvency industry, Metis Partners are immediately recognized as a market leader in Intellectual Property valuation & advisory services. I was attracted to the variety […]

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A Tale of Two Cities and Football Naming Rights

A Tale of Two Cities and Football Naming Rights

Football is undeniably a global product, capable of churning out obscene amounts of profits for those with pockets deep enough to invest in the beautiful game. The World’s most popular sport has undergone a dramatic transformation in recent years, a period characterised by significant commercialisation, resulting in a game almost unrecognisable from its traditional roots. […]

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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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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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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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Burns Night 2017

Burns Night 2017

Thank you for coming along to our annual Rabbie Burns Night! Although the speeches were FAR too long, the tube was on strike and the fact we’d brought the freezing weather with us from Scotland, we hope you had as much fun as we did! There was certainly enough haggis consumed to keep us all […]

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Employee spotlight: our coffee drinking expert IP analyst who always loves having a chat about politics – Morven Fraser

I’m happiest when… …chatting about politics. Before working at Metis Partners what was the most unusual or interesting job you’ve ever had? I worked as a baker for a social community café, which was really interesting but put me off sugar for a while…. Do you have any “hidden talents”? I can play the baritone […]

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Lawn Bowls Takes on London

Lawn Bowls Takes on London

Getting on a plane to London for business early on a Friday had never been as inviting (or exciting!) as on Friday the 30th of September. Why? Because it wasn’t for any ordinary business event… it was for The Metis Partners Lawn Bowls Extravaganza! A bit of lawn bowling mixed in with networking is a […]

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Employee spotlight: our sarcastic Valuation expert who loves nothing more than a game of football and a day in the sun – Saj Ali

I’m happiest when… …I’m playing football! Or enjoying the sun in some scenic location (I don’t get out much). Before working at Metis Partners what was the most unusual or interesting job you’ve ever had? Unfortunately I’ve never had a particularly interesting or unusual job, but as an eager youngster I “worked” in a games […]

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Lawn Bowls Extravaganza Scotland 2016

At Metis Partners we think there’s nothing like a bit of healthy competition to liven up a networking event! This was true of our amazing Glasgow Lawn Bowls Extravaganza held last month, where 13 companies joined the game in the hope of leaving as the champions, heralding the title of Best Business Bowler 2016. We […]

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Employee spotlight: Our brilliant orienteering pro, cake lover and expert IP analyst – Aylin Dzhafer

I’m happiest when… …there’s cake. Before working at Metis Partners what was the most unusual or interesting job you’ve ever had? I’ve been part of an election observation mission – it was a good mix of polling station visits, meetings with government officials and political party representatives, and picking apart election laws. Do you have […]

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Lawn Bowls 2016

Lawn Bowls 2016

The Lawn Bowls Extravaganza is always a highlight of the year, so much so that this year we’re holding two! For those of you south of the border, keep an eye out for the London Lawn Bowls Extravaganza which will be taking place in September. For the time being, we’re getting excited about the upcoming […]

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Metis Partners to sponsor R3 Scotland Region Question Time event

Metis Partners to sponsor R3 Scotland Region Question Time event

Metis Partners, along with Deloitte LLP, Willis Towers Watson, Orbis Protect, and Sweeney Kincaid, will once again be sponsoring the R3 Scotland Region Question Time. Date: Wednesday 1 June 2016 Location: Deloitte LLP, 110 Queen Street, Glasgow G1 3BX Time: 17.15 for a 17.45 start This year’s topic is “The Scottish Economic Outlook”, following the Scottish Parliament election and ahead of the historic […]

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IP100 Update: Congratulations to SwiftKey

IP100 Update: Congratulations to SwiftKey

Everyone has made an embarrassing mistake via predictive text, simply because it doesn’t think the way you do. Enter SwiftKey: intelligent word prediction software which creates a cloud-based personalised dictionary based on the way you write, including (on an opt-in basis) data from Facebook and email. SwiftKey has been considered one of Britain’s biggest app […]

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IP100 Update: Congratulations to Sphere Fluidics

IP100 Update: Congratulations to Sphere Fluidics

We are very excited to see that another IP100 success story! Congratulations go to Sphere Fluidics, a Cambridge-based medical technology company that have just secured $7 million with more to follow! Their advanced single-cell analysis system (Cyto-Mine®) has global potential, and this funding will enable them to extend business activity and fundraising efforts in Asia. […]

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Invitation – Metis Partners IP Valuation Event (and Funnies!)

Invitation – Metis Partners IP Valuation Event (and Funnies!)

Join Metis Partners for an evening of networking, drinks and side-splitting comedy at the Phoenix Artist Club on the 9th of March from 6.30-9pm. We also invite you to bring relevant colleagues or contacts from audit/tax who might need our support with IP valuations, including PPAs, FRS102 and other conflicted valuations. Event details: Location: Phoenix Artist Club, 1 Phoenix […]

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Happy IP100 Day!

Happy IP100 Day!

We’re really proud of what the IP league table has accomplished in the last few months, so we want to pull all the IP100 forces together and get it trending on Twitter! We really need all the help we can get to make it happen! Please get involved and tweet, tweet, tweet! Tell the world […]

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Aberdeen Whisky Tasting

Just because summer is over, it doesn’t mean the fun stops at Metis Partners. In honour of Offshore Europe, we organised another Whisky Tasting event on the 9th of September in collaboration with three of our favourite companies, Murgitroyd, ITF and Elevator. We’re pleased to announce that it was a massive success! Duncan Taylor’s whisky […]

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Awards

The team at Metis Partners work hard, and it’s very exciting when we get recognition for it. In the last twelve months, we have received several accolades, for both our Corporate Recovery and Advisory services, as well as our innovation and Due Diligence offering. We’re honoured to be awarded for our services, and hope to […]

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Lawn Bowls 2015

Lawn Bowls 2015

Following on from the massive success of our inaugural Laws Bowls Extravaganza last year, we couldn’t help but feel we needed to come back for more. As many of you are already aware, this year’s event will take place at Glasgow’s iconic Kelvingrove bowling green on Friday 26th June! Last year’s event proved hugely popular. New bonds […]

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Metis Partners at ITF 2015 Showcase & Conference

Metis Partners at ITF 2015 Showcase & Conference

Metis Partners are delighted to be attending the ITF (Industry Technology Facilitator) 2015 Showcase & Conference this Wednesday (4th March) at the Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre. It is a high-profile and prestigious event, and the ideal prelude to Metis Partners opening a dedicated office in Scotland’s oil capital this summer. The conference will be […]

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