Murray Capital marks 50 years in business with a new look and a new HQ 

Murray Capital, the family-run business with a diverse portfolio of interests, is celebrating 50 years in business with a refreshed brand, a new website and a move to new premises in Edinburgh. Murray Capital has its roots in the steel business, Murray International Metals, founded by Sir David Murray in 1974. It has grown and diversified […]

Hillfoot celebrates 100 years in business

With summer in full swing, Hillfoot recently celebrated a century of trading with an afternoon BBQ for staff, along with former Managing Directors, consultants and other suppliers. An opportunity to reflect on 100 remarkable years in an industry which has seen incredible growth and change, the afternoon also saw speeches, awards and the hidden culinary […]

Murray Foundation Review 2020-2022

Today we publish the 2nd Murray Foundation review of its activities for the period 2020 – 2022. Trustee David D. Murray said: “I am proud to continue the important work pioneered by our father, Sir David Murray, with our family foundation. We are wholly committed to assisting people whose lives have been affected by traumatic […]

Murray Capital reports strong growth in financial year to June 2022 

Murray Capital has recorded double-digit growth in turnover, profit, and shareholder funds in annual accounts filed with Companies House today (Wednesday 12 October). Murray Capital is a family-run business whose principal activities are the development of land for the residential and commercial sectors, investment in private companies and real estate, wine importing and distribution, and […]

Maven exits CRM specialist ProspectSoft

Murray Capital formed part of a syndicate, led by Maven Investor Partners, to acquire a stake in ProspectSoft in 2017. Maven completed a profitable realisation for investors following the sale of the award-winning Customer Relationship Management software provider ProspectSoft to trade acquirer, The Access Group. The sale has generated an initial 2.0x cost return for […]

Scottish IT firm Capito acquired by XMA

Scottish IT services provider Capito has been acquired by English reseller XMA. Murray Capital backed a management buyout of the Livingston-based IT services provider in 2006. Capito was established in 1990 and serves a wide public and private sector customer base. The business will continue to operate from its Livingston headquarters. XMA is one of […]