Press Releases / Corporate Finance

Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has advised Roadchef Group, the third largest Motorway Service Area Group in the UK, on the sale of the Winchester Motorway Service Area to Moto Hospitality Limited. BLP has a strong track record of advising motorway and trunk road service area operators, having continuously acted for leading companies operating in the […]

Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) acted for Liverpool City Council on the flagship £1bn regeneration Liverpool One scheme, which includes new retail, commercial, leisure and residential sites around Paradise Street in Liverpool City centre. The project, which is one of the biggest retail-led development and city regeneration project in Europe, was officially opened in a fanfare […]

Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP (BLP) has advised Israeli online family network company MyHeritage Ltd. (MyHeritage) on its acquisition of the family social network company Kindo Network Ltd (Kindo).  MyHeritage has more than 25 million members worldwide and is known for its powerful technology which helps families research their histories and stay connected. Its service is […]

Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP (BLP) is advising Playtech Limited, a leading online gambling software provider, on its placing to raise £112m for the purposes of financing future acquisitions. Playtech is a longstanding client of BLP which also acted on Playtech’s £548.3m flotation on AIM in March 2006, one of the largest AIM IPOs at that […]

Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP (BLP) advised Cenkos Securities plc (Cenkos), in its capacity as nomad and broker, on a fundraising for Essentially Group Limited (Essentially) through a placing of new shares with institutional shareholders. Essentially is an AIM-listed provider of sports marketing, management and media services.  Corporate finance partner, Benjamin Lee, and associate, Richard Werner, […]

Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP (BLP) is advising Coal International Plc (Coal) in connection with the recommended acquisition by Cambrian Mining Plc (Cambrian) of the entire issued and to be issued ordinary share capital of Coal (not already owned by Cambrian or its wholly owned subsidiary, Cambrian Investment Holdings Ltd).  The deal, which gives Coal shareholders […]

Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP (BLP) advised Axia NetMedia Corporation (Axia) as lead member in (i) establishing OpenNet, a consortium made up of Canada’s Axia (30%), Singapore Telecommunications Limited (30%), Singapore Press Holdings Limited (25%) and Singapore Power subsidiary SP Telecommunications Pte Ltd (15%); and (ii) in OpenNet’s bid to design, build and operate the passive […]

Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP (BLP) has advised Patron Capital Partners (Patron), on its  acquisition of a 29% stake in Powerleague Group Plc (Powerleague), valuing the transaction at approximately £23m.  Powerleague, an AIM listed company, is the UK’s leading operator of 5-a-side football centres. Patron represents approximately €1.6bn of capital across several funds which invest in […]

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