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 […]

Murray Capital records £4m profit in “solid” financial year

Murray Capital records £4m profit in “solid” financial year Murray Capital Holdings recorded a profit-before-tax of £4m in its latest financial year, according to accounts filed with Companies House this week. Murray Capital is a family-run business with a diverse portfolio of interests. Its principal activities are the provision of metal stockholding, processing and distribution, […]

Scotland’s oldest wine merchant celebrates top drinks industry award

Cockburns of Leith, Scotland’s oldest wine and spirit merchant, has claimed a prestigious drinks industry prize. The Decanter Retailer Awards recognises the best drinks retailers up and down the country and Cockburns of Leith has been named this year’s winner of the “best regional wine shop – Scotland” award. This is the latest milestone in […]

Murray Capital renews its focus on UK steel market with sale of international business

Murray Capital has sold its Asian steel business, Murray Energy Asia, to the company’s management. Teresa Chong has been at Murray Energy for 8 years since the startup and has held a variety of leadership positions, most recently as Managing Director. Teresa brings a wealth of industry knowledge and expertise to the company. She possesses […]

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 […]

Treat your clients to an exclusive tasting event at Scotland’s oldest wine merchant

Cockburns of Leith has expanded its team and the range of services it offers corporate clients and retail customers. When John and Robert Cockburn founded Cockburns of Leith in 1796, the brothers were intent on serving the highest echelons of Enlightenment-era Edinburgh. Fuelled by their vision and ambition, Cockburns was frequented by the great and […]

Murray Capital Exits Argyle Consulting

Murray Capital has sold its stake in one of Scotland’s largest independent financial advisory firms, Argyle Consulting. Argyle Consulting has achieved considerable growth in the 20 years since Murray Capital invested in the business and is currently trusted with managing more than £1.5bn of investments on behalf of its clients.Argyle is consistently ranked among the […]

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 […]