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Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) is advising Atletico Nordic B.V. and Expekt.com Company Ltd on the sale of the business and related assets of Expekt.com, a major European online sports-betting and gaming operator.  Expekt was founded in 1999 and generates revenue from over 20 countries, with particular strengths in Scandinavia and Eastern Europe.  The purchaser of […]

Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP), together with Goltsblat BLP, are pleased to announce that Ian Ivory, a Corporate Finance partner in its London office, will be joining the firm’s new Russian office, Goltsblat BLP. Ian will add English law capabilities to the strong Russian legal team, which, as well as Andrey Goltsblat, includes highly ranked corporate […]

Berwin Leighton Paisner (“BLP”) acted for DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale (“Deka”) in relation to £26m of acquisition finance being provided to Pramerica Real Estate Investors Europe, a subsidiary of the US institutional investor Pramerica, towards the purchase of 11 Pilgrim Street, EC4, London. The 100,000sq ft office buildings, previously owned by UBS Global Asset Management, is […]

Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has hired finance experts Jayne Black and Eleanor Hunwicks as partners, taking the number of partners in the Finance team to 37.  Both Jayne and Eleanor were previously at Katten Muchin Roseman Cornish LLP.  Over the last five years, Jayne and Eleanor have combined their structured finance and real estate expertise […]

Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) recently advised Old Mutual Asset Managers (UK) Limited (OMAM), the London-based investment management arm and subsidiary of Old Mutual plc, a leading international financial services group, on its outsourcing contract with International Financial Data Services Limited (IFDS). The arrangement, which is set to commence in December 2008, is OMAM’s first outsourcing […]

Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) advised Hellenic Petroleum on the $151m (€120m) disposal of its interests in oil and gas exploration and production rights in Libya to GDF Suez. This deal demonstrates the firm’s growing expertise in Libya, which has developed as a result of BLP’s energy expertise, finance credentials and relationships with local counsel. Hellenic […]

Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has advised Pinnacle Bidco Holdings plc (Pinnacle), a company established on behalf of Stanley Fink, on its recommended cash offer for AIM listed Zenith Hygiene Group plc (Zenith).  The offer, which was effected by means of a scheme of arrangement, comprised a recommended cash offer with a share alternative, which was […]

Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has launched a dedicated financial crime and regulatory defence team.  Twenty strong, and including eleven partners, the team will deal with investigations both financial and regulatory, prosecutions and related matters.  The team was set up in response to the changing regulatory landscape heralded both by recent events, and the increasingly proactive […]

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