Press Releases / Financial Institutions

International law firm, Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP), has today announced the appointment of Nicola Hopkins as a Funds Partner in the Firm’s global Corporate Practice. Previously at Linklaters in London until 2013, Nicola was made a Partner in the Investment Management group in 2007, where she also headed the funds review practice, and was one […]

International law firm, Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP), is pleased to announce the promotion of Oliver Glynn-Jones, a partner in the Commercial Dispute Resolution Group, to Head of BLP’s Banking Litigation practice, effective from today. The Commercial Dispute Resolution Group, described in Chambers as “impressive specialists” and “strong at both a strategic and a detailed/tactical level”, […]

THE SPEED OF BUSINESS – HOW REGULATION IMPACTS INNOVATION The estimated cost of regulatory compliance across ten major economies in Europe, Asia and the US is set to pass the $1 trillion mark this year, according to a report from international law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP). Furthermore, nearly a quarter of those companies surveyed […]

International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has advised new client J.P. Morgan Cazenove on a placing of new ordinary shares on both the AIM and the JSE for South Africa-based coal producer Coal of Africa Limited (CoAL).  CoAL is listed on the ASX, JSE and AIM.  The fundraising, structured by way of an accelerated […]

Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP (BLP) acted for Capmark Financial Group Inc. on the disposal of its European loan administration, asset management administration and commercial mortgage backed securities (CMBS) administration services business to Capita Group Plc (‘Capita’). The acquired companies are Capmark Services Ireland Limited, Capmark Services UK Limited and Capmark Asset Management GmbH. The companies […]

Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) acted for Marble Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Shore Capital Group plc, the London listed investment banking group, in connection with its c£87m cash offer for Puma Brandenburg Limited. Puma Brandenburg, an AIM quoted Guernsey authorised closed-ended investment company, was established to invest in German real estate. In accordance with BLP’s […]

Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has recruited Richard Hughes to join the Banking and Capital Markets Group within its Finance team as a partner.  He was previously at Sidley & Austin. Richard has a wide range of experience in banking and general finance, securitisation and structured finance, property finance and asset finance.  His clients include lenders […]

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