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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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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Thank you!

Thank you!

At the end of October we had the soft launch of our brand new website and we would like to take this opportunity to thank you for feedback you have given us. Your comments, combined with that of our other friends and partners, has provided us with an invaluable outsider’s perspective as to any issues, what you […]

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Par Equity Sponsorship

Par Equity Sponsorship

Metis Partners were delighted to sponsor the recent Par Equity Annual Update – Thursday (4th December). Par Equity is an investment firm who concentrate on innovative, high return investment opportunities – aligning with many of the clients who seek our services for new funding options. The event provided us with an opportunity to meet and […]

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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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Stephen at Kazakhstan with WIPO

Stephen at Kazakhstan with WIPO

Earlier this month Metis Partners founder, Stephen Robertson, travelled to Kazakhstan to speak at the “National Seminar on IP for SMEs” in Astana. The event was organised by WIPO, the Committee of Intellectual Property Rights and Ministry of Justice, Kazakhstan and Metis Partners on the back of the WIPO initiated project focused on improved support […]

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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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IP as security feasibility report

Metis Partners were delighted to be chosen to conduct the feasibility study on using IP assets as security for SMEs to access debt based finance in 2013. Our report is almost complete, but to satisfy those who have been waiting with baited breath, we are pleased to release a snapshot of the findings in an easy to […]

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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 Willis and Capa, will be sponsoring the R3 Scotland Region Question Time – Perception & Regulation of the Insolvency Profession in Scotland. The issues will be debated in a “Question Time” format by an esteemed panel for the evening comprising: Liz Bingham, R3 President and Partner, Ernst & Young Lee Hewlett, […]

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Survival of the Fittest

Survival of the Fittest

Help your clients find, create and leverage value in their businesses Metis Partners along with Wilson Field, Pension Led Funding and Boro are delighted to invite you to a seminar hosted by the Commercially Aware Network (C.A.N) at the Motorcyle Museum, Birmingham, from 8am – 11am on Wednesday, 26 March 2014. At the seminar we […]

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