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International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has advised King’s Cross Central Limited Partnership (KCCLP) led by Argent (as the development/asset manager for the King’s Cross Central estate) in excess of £750m of facilities secured against the King’s Cross Central estate. The latest facility, a development loan from Helaba Landesbank Hessen-Thüringen completed in May 2016 […]

International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has acted for Stenham Property on the sale of interests in properties with a value of approximately €667m to Stenprop Limited (formerly known as GoGlobal Properties Limited), a vehicle listed on the Bermuda Stock Exchange and the Johannesburg Stock Exchange’s AltX market. The transaction also included the acquisition […]

International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has advised *Oriana Limited Partnership (Oriana), on a new £195m loan from The Royal Bank of Scotland Plc, DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale and ING Real Estate Finance (UK) B.V. The loan is secured by properties at the eastern end of Oxford Street and is being used to refinance existing […]

BLP has advised new client Intermediate Capital Group plc (ICG) and its affiliated funds on its secondary buy-out of leading convenience foods manufacturer Symington’s Limited, from Bridgepoint Capital and its management team. The transaction completed on Thursday 31 May 2012 and will enable Symington’s to fund further bolt-on acquisitions. The company is currently best-known for […]

Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) advised Tesco, which has been a major client of the firm for over 30 years, on the latest Commercial Mortgage Backed Security (CMBS) issue in its £5bn programme of sales and leasebacks. The £958.45m transaction – described by the Estates Gazette as the largest securitised bond issuance in Europe since 2007 […]

Berwin Leighton Paisner has advised the Welcome Break Group – the UK’s second largest motorway service station operator – on the acquisition of the Peartree Service Area, Oxford. This acquisition will see Welcome Break move away from their typical motorway-side location in order to launch at the Oxford Interchange A-road. Once up and running, the […]

Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) advised the management team on the management buy-out (MBO) of hardware retailer Robert Dyas. The deal was completed today (8 April 2009) and has been fully supported by the company’s banks, Lloyds Banking Group plc and Allied Irish Banks plc, and is expected to safeguard the future of 1,200 jobs and […]

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