Press Releases / UK

Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP (BLP) is advising Playtech Limited, a leading online gambling software provider, on its placing to raise £112m for the purposes of financing future acquisitions. Playtech is a longstanding client of BLP which also acted on Playtech’s £548.3m flotation on AIM in March 2006, one of the largest AIM IPOs at that […]

Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP (BLP) advised Cenkos Securities plc (Cenkos), in its capacity as nomad and broker, on a fundraising for Essentially Group Limited (Essentially) through a placing of new shares with institutional shareholders. Essentially is an AIM-listed provider of sports marketing, management and media services.  Corporate finance partner, Benjamin Lee, and associate, Richard Werner, […]

Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP (BLP) has completed one of the largest PFI/PPP deals this year. Advising Ascent, the consortium of the VT Group and Lockheed Martin, the £635m (US$1.258bn) deal provides UK military flight training.  The contract, which was finalised only 18 months after the preferred bidder status was confirmed, is for 25 years.    The […]

Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP (BLP) is advising Coal International Plc (Coal) in connection with the recommended acquisition by Cambrian Mining Plc (Cambrian) of the entire issued and to be issued ordinary share capital of Coal (not already owned by Cambrian or its wholly owned subsidiary, Cambrian Investment Holdings Ltd).  The deal, which gives Coal shareholders […]

Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP (BLP) has been reappointed to the group corporate panel for AMEC plc, the FTSE 100 international engineering and project management company. The panel appointment covers AMEC’s M&A and corporate transactions and supplements the panel position BLP holds for litigation work, awarded in 2005. 2007 was a significant year for the BLP […]

Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP (BLP) represented Diligenta Limited, the UK subsidiary of Tata Consultancy Services Limited specialising in business process outsourcing (BPO) in the life and pensions sector, on its £100m contract with Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada (UK) Limited (SLF UK) which is set to commence in May. Diligenta’s appointment was a strategically […]

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