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Berwin Leighton Paisner demonstrated a commitment to India yesterday, with a reception to celebrate the festival of Diwali, which was attended by more than 100 high profile guests.  Farokh Engineer, the flamboyant former Indian and Lancashire wicket-keeper and batsman, was the Guest of Honour at the new Mint Leaf Lounge in the City of London. […]

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) advised Axia NetMedia Corporation (Axia) as lead member in (i) establishing OpenNet, a consortium made up of Canada’s Axia (30%), Singapore Telecommunications Limited (30%), Singapore Press Holdings Limited (25%) and Singapore Power subsidiary SP Telecommunications Pte Ltd (15%); and (ii) in OpenNet’s bid to design, build and operate the passive […]

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