Metis Partners was appointed by Portland Business Recovery to sell the IP assets of Toximet.  


Toximet was an accredited and award-winning food safety company, utilizing its proprietary technology to test food for toxins in the global food supply chain. Toximet attracted over £4m of investment in its technology and worked with a number of high-profile companies such as Tilda Rice, Sainsbury’s and Suhana Spice.   

IP Assets Sold

  • International patent portfolio
  • Extensive trade mark portfolio 
  • Registered designs
  • Brand & reputation 
  • Website content & domains 
  • Key organizational knowledge 

Highlight of this IP Sale

First step was to preserve IP value, and we provided strategic advice to the Advisors on renewal priorities, whilst keeping costs to a minimum. Our targeted database of more than 700 companies operating in food technology sector included companies throughout the supply chain – we build our databases by considering different ways the IP could be integrated into a business model. The ultimate purchaser recognized that this IP bundle was a strategic bolt-on to their existing service offering.   

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