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13 November 2018 | Comment | Article by Greg Williams

Hugh James acts in acquisition of software company

High Level Software (HLS) is a Cardiff-based company which provides specialist hotel management software. HLS has developed a cloud-based hotel management system, featuring a real time online booking engine, property management, reporting and integrated rewards system. The company has been acquired by Zonal Retail Data Systems, headquartered in Edinburgh. Rhys Swinburn, co-founding managing director, commented on Hugh James’s involvement in the deal:

“Greg Williams and his team at Hugh James have given invaluable advice and support during the deal. In what was new territory for HLS, their expertise was much appreciated. I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend their services.”

The press release can be found here.

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Greg Williams


Greg is a partner within the corporate and commercial team. He has a wealth of experience advising on a wide range of corporate transactions with a focus on domestic and international M&A, advising investor and investee companies on private equity investments, particularly in the life science sector. Greg’s clients include Development Bank of Wales, Creo Medical and FP Hurley. He has acted as the lead on a number of standout corporate transactions including Voltcom on its reorganisation and multimillion pound investment by Beechbrook Capital and sale of Amber Engineering of Biffa Plc.

Greg also leads the dedicated healthcare team. He is highly regarded within this sector as has a wealth of experience acting for the healthcare and the life sciences businesses.

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