Press Releases / Corporate Finance

Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP (BLP) recently advised Finnish plant-based food specialist company Raisio on the takeover of AIM-listed Glisten. A new company was formed specifically for the acquisition, to be jointly owned by Raisio and the Glisten management team. The acquisition values the existing issued ordinary share capital of Glisten, which manufactures cereal, fruit snack […]

Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP (BLP) advised Playtech Limited, the leading provider of software to the remote and land based gambling industry, on its acquisition of the business and assets of Virtue Fusion Limited (VF), the leading developer and licensor of online bingo products. The consideration for the acquisition, which completed on 13 February 2010, comprises […]

Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP (BLP) advised Playtech Limited, the leading provider of software to the remote and land based gambling industry, on its acquisition of Gaming Technology Solutions Limited (GTS), a rapidly growing gaming software business and one of the largest game aggregators in the industry. The consideration for the acquisition, which completed on 7 […]

Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has advised entities controlled by Daniel Harris (Chief Executive of Harvard International plc) and members of his family on the acquisition of Harvard International’s Medical Equipment Division (HMD), together with the related acquisition of a portfolio of properties from Harvard International, a distributor of consumer electronic goods in the UK and […]

Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) is advising Canaccord Adams in its capacity as financial adviser to Gold Fields Metals BV (“Gold Fields”) on the recommended cash offer for the entire issued and to be issued share capital of Glencar Mining plc (“Glencar”).  The offer values the entire issued and to be issued share capital of Glencar […]

Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) is advising Cenkos Securities plc (as broker), Liberum Capital Limited (as joint broker), and John East & Partners Limited (as nominated adviser) on an equity fundraising and related acquisition by AIM-quoted ToLuna Plc (“ToLuna”). ToLuna is a leading provider of online data collection services and technology solutions to the market research […]

Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) is advising Canaccord Adams as financial adviser to KazakhGold Group Limited (“KazakhGold”) on the recommended partial offer by OJSC Polyus Gold’s subsidiary to acquire 50.1% of the issued ordinary share capital of KazakhGold.  KazakhGold is the largest gold mining company in Kazakhstan. The partial offer values the ordinary share capital of KazakhGold […]

Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) advised new client GfK Retail and Technology (UK) Limited and its parent company GfK SE, a German company listed on the Frankfurt stock exchange, on the purchase of the entire share capital of Ascent Market Intelligence Limited (a UK private limited company). The GfK Group is the No. 4 market research […]

Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) advised AIM-quoted Panmure Gordon & Co. plc (Panmure) on the placing of 72,000,000 shares with BlueGem LP (BlueGem), through its subsidiary BlueGem Water Holding BV, and an institutional investor. The placing raised £17.3m for Panmure Gordon. Following the placing, BlueGem will own approximately 40.3 percent of Panmure’s enlarged share capital. The […]

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