Quorn’s Secret Recipe Revealed: Why the Meatless Market is Worth Sinking Your Teeth Into

Quorn’s Secret Recipe Revealed: Why the Meatless Market is Worth Sinking Your Teeth Into

Fish-free tuna, soya shawarma kebab and the illustrious impossible burger, a meatless patty that uses protein from a soybean plant to mimic the effects of blood like animal-based products. These are all quirky items contributing to the thriving meatless market, predicted to be worth around $140 billion in the next decade by analysts at Barclays. […]

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The Plight of the 3-Stripes

The Plight of the 3-Stripes

This week in fashion news, sportswear giants Adidas and Sketchers have settled their latest legal dispute over the notorious three stripe trademark. This is just the latest in over 300 infringement matters involving the 3-stripe brand in the United States alone. This particular case between two of the largest US footwear brands involved Sketchers’ Goldie-Peaks […]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Metis Partners Burns Night 2015

Metis Partners Burns Night 2015

2014 was a bumper year for our Corporate Recovery team, with over 50% growth and a variety of assignments taking us across the country and spanning many different industries, from shipbuilding to software, and fashion retail to burial services! In celebration of yet another great year, our Corporate Recovery team hosted our annual Burns Night […]

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Lawn Bowls Extravaganza

Lawn Bowls Extravaganza

We are back to business here at Metis Partners after the huge success of our Lawn Bowls Extravaganza at Glasgow’s iconic Kelvingrove location. Our event proved hugely popular, with new bonds and relationships forged over bowls and (one or two) drinks as representatives from many firms, such as DWF, Burness Paull, Murgitroyd, Barclays, Jumpstart, Pinsent […]

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Clydesdale Business Week – “Supporting Business Growth”

Clydesdale Business Week – “Supporting Business Growth”

Metis Partners are delighted to announce that we will be participating in Clydesdale Bank’s Business Week “Supporting Business Growth”, which will run from the 12th to the 16th of May in Aberdeen. Metis Partners will be hosting a seminar, on the 12th of May, intended to provide companies with information on effective recognition and leveraging […]

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Happy “World Intellectual Property” day

This weekend we will be celebrating the World Intellectual Property Day. In 2014 the theme for the day is all about films, stars and of course IP! Did you know that the first patented machine that showed animated pictures and movies was a device called the “wheel of life” or “zoopraxiscope”? Whilst far from resembling […]

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