Press Releases / Corporate Finance

International law firm, Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP), is advising Beijing Construction Engineering Group (BCEG) on its investment in the Manchester Airport City project, in a joint venture with local partners. The project, which is the latest in a series of Chinese investments in the UK, will involve the development of an £800m business park next […]

International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) announced today (20.03.13) that it has appointed current Head of Corporate Finance, David Collins, as the Firm’s Corporate Departmental Managing Partner (DMP).  As a result of assuming the role of Corporate DMP, David will also become a member of the BLP Board. In addition, Corporate Partner David Barnes […]

Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) advised longstanding client Tesco Plc on the latest in a series of six CMBS transactions since 2009 in which Tesco has released value from its property portfolio. The transaction, raising in excess of £490m, is a credit-tenant linked securitisation of a commercial mortgage loan, secured on four trading stores and three […]

International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) is pleased to announce that it has been successfully appointed to the Government Procurement Service’s panel of external legal advisers. The appointment comes after a rigorous 12 month selection process by the Government Procurement Service to ensure it was obtaining high quality legal services for the public sector […]

International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) is advising property investment management company Schroders on the AIM IPO of West End of London Property Investment Company (WELPIC), a newly formed, Guernsey incorporated closed-ended investment company. The deal, which announced on Wednesday 9 January 2013, aims to raise over £100m for WELPIC through a placing of […]

International law firm, Berwin Leighton Paisner, is pleased to announce that it has opened an office in Dubai, its second in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The new office, working closely with the Abu Dhabi office, provides clients with a comprehensive range of legal services for the real estate sector. The Dubai office marks the […]

International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) today (3 September) announced that it has hired experienced corporate lawyer, Julian Stanier as a partner in its London Corporate Finance team. Julian’s considerable experience will add to the firm’s growing domestic and international transactional capabilities. His appointment follows the arrival of corporate M&A heavyweights, David Barnes and […]

Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP (BLP) has advised Palmer Capital on its acquisition of Invista Real Estate Investment Management Holdings PLC, the AIM-listed real estate investment manager, for approximately £40 million. The transaction, which completed on 10 August, was effected through a scheme of arrangement approved by the High Court. The successful completion of the transaction […]

International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) announced that it has recruited M&A practitioner Lisa O’Neill as a partner in its growing Corporate Finance practice in London. Lisa, who joins BLP from Allen & Overy, is a corporate lawyer with very broad corporate transactional experience. She also has significant international experience, having worked in London, […]

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