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Lesley Munro

Lesley Munro

Corporate Finance Director

22 August 2018

Strong brand is key in competitive drinks industry

Scotland’s spirits industry has grown exponentially, with HMRC recording a 107 per cent rise in the number of new gin and whisky distilleries across the UK in the last five years. In a competitive market, producers need to differentiate themselves to unlock the funding they need for growth.


Mark Stewart

Mark Stewart

Corporate Finance Partner

22 February 2018

Proud partners in new project to develop a hydrogen powered ferry for Hebridean Communities

The UK’s biggest community energy wind farm, six private sector companies – including Johnston Carmichael - and a public sector maritime asset company has been awarded funding by the Scottish Government to carry out a feasibility study into developing a hydrogen-powered ferry service to some of Scotland’s remotest island communities.


Sandy Manson

Sandy Manson

Chief Executive

31 August 2017

Finance Chiefs upbeat despite Brexit and cyber threat

The outlook for the economy is positive, but “domestic political factors” represent the biggest barrier to growth, according to a new survey of more than 100 Finance Directors and CFOs, commissioned by The CA magazine (the magazine for ICAS chartered accountants) in partnership with Johnston Carmichael LLP.



Andrew Ewing

Andrew Ewing

Corporate Finance Partner

7 February 2017

United Auctions Management Buyout

United Auctions, one of Scotland’s leading livestock auction companies, is under new ownership following a management buyout.