Press Releases / Global

Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP (“BLP”) is advising Pilat Media Global plc (“Pilat”) on its £16.3m merger with SintecMedia Ltd (“Sintec”), which was announced recently. Pilat develops, markets and supports software systems for over fifty blue chip media clients around the world and is headquartered in the United Kingdom with subsidiary operations in the US, Australia, […]

Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has announced that, as of today (2 March 2009), its new office in Abu Dhabi is open for business.  Partner John Sipling, an expert in the hotel and hospitality sector, heads the office and will be assisted by a team of four associates. BLP already has a number of existing clients […]

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) 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 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 (BLP) announced today that it has received approval to open an office in Abu Dhabi from the Executive Council of the Emirate. The office will be staffed by a team that is transferring from BLP’s London office. Partner John Sipling, who specialises in the hotel and leisure sector, will head the office, […]

Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP (BLP) advised international consultancy, engineering and project management company, AMEC plc, on its acquisition of leading project services company Rider Hunt International Limited (RHI) for £25m.  RHI is an international provider of project services to the oil, gas, chemical, energy and process industries, with a professional staff of some 240 people […]

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