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Shepherd and Wedderburn

1 WEST REGENT STREET, GLASGOW, G2 1RW, SCOTLAND
Tel:
Work 0141 566 9900
Fax:
Fax 0141 565 1222
DX:
GW409 GLASGOW
Email:
Web:
www.shepwedd.com
Shepherd and Wedderburn, George Frier, Glasgow, SCOTLAND

George Frier

Tel:
Work 0141 566 8520
Email:
Shepherd and Wedderburn

Work Department

Corporate Finance

Position

George is a partner and head of the firm’s food and drink group with a client list drawn principally from the food and drink, technology and engineering sectors. He conducts a wide range of corporate work, including strategic corporate advice, acquisitions and disposals, joint ventures and group reorganisations/restructurings, for international and domestic  clients. He is also a member of the firm’s family business and wealth protection group . Recent deals include acting for AIM listed Collagen Solutions PLC on its AIM fundraise and Bond issue to Norgene Ventures; for Satellite Solutions Worldwide Group PLC in its acquisitions of the broadband division of Avonline PLC, the broadband  business of Australian Skymesh Pty Ltd and Bordernet Pty Ltd; and AIM fundraising and acquisition of Quickline Communications Limited; J.R.Dalziel Limited, various acquisitions; Blackwood Plant Limited, Vendor financed MBO; Chivas brothers Ltd in its disposal of the Glenallachie Distillery; Scottish Seafarms Ltd in its acquisition of  development site for their new £30m  freshwater aquaculture facility with associated hydro scheme.

Career

Trained Dorman Jeffrey 1985-7; assistant, Maclay Murray and Spens 1987-93; associate then corporate partner, McClure Naismith 1993-2012; partner Shepherd & Wedderburn 2012

Member

Scotland Food and Drink; Food and drink Federation; Wooden Spoon (charitable).

Education

Morrison’s Academy, Crieff; University of Glasgow (LLB Hons Private Law).

Leisure

Cycling, hillwalking, skiing, golf.

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