Press Releases / Corporate Finance

BLP has advised XLMedia, the AIM listed leading provider of digital performance marketing, on its successful placing of new Ordinary Shares, raising gross proceeds of £31.7m.  The placing, conducted by Berenberg, was oversubscribed and the proceeds are to be used by XLMedia to fund acquisition opportunities as they arise. XLMedia CEO Ory Weihs commented: “We […]

International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) have advised Northzone as the lead investor on FreightHub’s series A financing round. The Berlin start-up raised US$20m making it the largest series A financing round for a logistics start-up in Europe to date. FreightHub, a freight forwarding company, was launched 18 months ago by Ferry Heilemann, CEO, […]

A multidisciplinary team from Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) have advised on the sale of Retirement Villages Group, the UK’s largest retirement village operator with 14 active communities and a pipeline of developments. The buyers were AxA, the French institutional investment group (which will operate the village developments) and the UK’s largest care home operator, HC-One […]

Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has advised Blackstone Real Estate Debt Strategies (BREDS) on providing a £323m loan to refinance existing debt, facilitate a corporate reorganisation and develop St Giles Circus, a cutting edge mixed-use project in the heart of London’s West End. The financing has been structured as separate senior and mezzanine facilities, to allow […]

International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (“BLP”) has advised award-winning managed services provider Streamwire (“Streamwire”) on its purchase of market rival EACS, and subsequent formation of a larger company, trading as EACS. The combined company will have revenues of just under £20m, and is the second large acquisition in the last five years by Streamwire, […]

International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) today (27 March 2017) announces the hire of Partner Till Buschmann. He will launch the Firm’s restructuring offering in Germany from its Frankfurt office, and joins on the 1 April 2017. Till will form BLP’s first dedicated restructuring capability in Germany and complement the existing legal expertise in […]

International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) is acting for CC Land Holdings, a Hong Kong listed company, on its acquisition of the Jersey company owning 122 Leadenhall Street, ‘The Cheesegrater’, from a joint venture between British Land, London listed property development and investment group, and Oxford Properties. British Land and Oxford Properties developed The […]

International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) today (30 January 2017) announces the lateral hire of Partner Ibrahim Elsadig from Dentons (UAE). He will help launch and spearhead the Firm’s UAE Corporate and Commercial practice from its Dubai office. Ibrahim will create BLP’s first dedicated corporate capability in the UAE and will complement the existing legal […]

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