Niall is an associate in the corporate finance team, based in the firm's Edinburgh office, who specialises in mergers and acquisitions, equity investments, corporate structuring and commercial contracts.

He has advised clients in a broad range of sectors including technology, renewable energy, hospitality and food and drink. Niall has undertaken secondments to a UK wind energy developer and a global drinks company.

  • Acted for Embark Group on its £390 million sale of the business to Lloyds Banking Group
  • Acted for the majority shareholders of BSW Timber, the UK's largest integrated forestry business, on the disposal of the company to Endless LLP
  • Acted for London + Regional Hotels on a number of acquisitions of UK hotels including The Mole Resort, the Holiday Inn Edinburgh West, the Hampton by Hilton Birmingham Jewellery Quarter, the Holiday Inn Express Birmingham Snowhill and a portfolio of six Scottish hotels owned by Chardon Hotels
  • Acted for AMPYR Solar Europe on the sale of the 45MWp solar PV and 30MW 2-hour battery storage site in Dunfermline to the Pennon Group and on the acquisition of a 390 MWp solar PV and batter energy storage system portfolio from Tyler Hill
  • Acted for the shareholders of FlightScope on the sale of the company to IMG Arena, a subsidiary of Endeavour
  • Acted for BayWa r.e. UK on the acquisitions of Dalquhandy Wind Farm and Broken Cross Wind Farm from Brockwell Energy and on the acquisition of High Constellation Wind Farm from Blue Energy and on the sale of Dalquhandy Wind Farm to Greencoat UK Wind
  • Acted for Edinburgh growth equity fund manager Circularity Capital on the £10 million investment by its managed fund into ACS Clothing, the UK's leading circular and sustainable fashion enabler
  • Acted for Forsa Energy on the sale of its Scottish onshore wind business including a portfolio of onshore wind projects and on the sale of its UK gas peaking business to Tiger Infrastructure Partners
  • Acted for Brookfield Renewable UK in its long-term joint venture with Cambridge Power to develop a portfolio of UK solar and battery storage projects
  • Acted for a number of high growth companies on their equity fundraisings including ProsperCommunion SavesGembaNiumBud SystemsElectric Car SchemeAlbert HealthLINDAisteticOperati and Danu Robotics
  • Acted for the shareholders of CP Hart, the UK's leading luxury bathroom business, on the sale of the company to Wolseley UK, a leading plumbing, heating and cooling and infrastructure trade specialist merchant in the UK
  • Acted for EQUANS on its investment with Innovate UK (through the Clean Growth Innovation Fund) into OnGen, a Scottish start up specialising in digital energy solutions
  • Acted for the Singapore Stock Exchange on the UK aspects of its $125 million acquisition of MaxxTrader, an FX trading platform, from FlexTrade Systems
  • Undertook secondments to energy developer BayWa r.e. UK and global drinks company William Grant & Sons.

What others say...

I have found Niall Mackle one of the very best, collaborative, and client focused associates I’ve worked with – he has been absolutely brilliant.

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