Press Releases / Finance

Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner (BCLP) and Eversheds Sutherland have acted as lead legal advisers on a £1bn housing development fund to help build thousands of new homes across England to help increase the pace and volume of housing provision. Loans ranging from £5 million to £100 million, which will be competitively priced, are available for […]

International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP)* have advised 3W Power S.A. on the development, coordination and implementation of its comprehensive balance-sheet restructuring. The restructuring process lasted 13 months and was successfully completed this week with the effective notarial acknowledgement of the company’s cash increase and amendments to the super senior financing documents. The key […]

International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) today (28 March, 2018) announced the appointment of new Partner Dr Bernd Geier to further enhance its financial regulation practice in Germany. Bernd will join BLP’s Frankfurt office on 1 April 2018. Bernd’s arrival increases BLP’s global expertise in capital markets, structured financing and securitization.. He joins BLP from […]

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, […]

Goltsblat BLP, the Russian practice of the international law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP), has advised a syndicate of the Eurasian Development Bank (EDB) and International Investment Bank (IIB) on a project finance transaction for the construction of two hydro-power plants with a total capacity of 49.8MW in the Republic of Karelia, northwest Russia. The […]

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 advised Aurec leading a consortium of Israeli institutional investors on the acquisition of Eschborn Plaza in the Frankfurt area from two closed-ended funds managed by Commerz Real for €236m by way of an asset deal. The main tenant of the prime office complex is Ernst & Young, the company’s […]

International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (“BLP”) have advised the co-founders and management of The Office Group (“TOG”), the London based design-led flexible workspace provider on the sale of a majority interest to Blackstone and on their ongoing investment in partnership with Blackstone. The deal puts an enterprise value on TOG of approximately £500m, and primes […]

International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) today (21 June 2017) announced the appointment of Banking Partner, Shanan Dunstan, to spearhead the Firm’s Asset Based Lending (ABL) capability. She will join BLP’s Finance team in September from Ashurst. With lenders looking at alternative ways to use their capital, the structuring of ABL transactions has evolved […]

International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) today (19 June 2017) announced the appointment of Asset Finance Partner, Jason Chamberlain. Jason is a renowned rail expert having worked on numerous high-profile mandates in the UK rail industry since privatisation in the mid-90s. He will join the London office later this month. The appointment demonstrates BLP’s […]

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