Press Releases / BLP Press Releases

Law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has advised listed Indian gearbox manufacturer Elecon Engineering Company (Elecon) on the English law aspects of its £18.4m acquisition of the Benzler-Radicon group of businesses from David Brown Gear Systems (David Brown).  BLP worked in conjunction with the leading Indian law firm Desai & Diwanji. This acquisition will see […]

Law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) recently advised on the English Law aspects of Toyota Tsusho Corp’s acquisition of CalEnergy Gas (Australia) Ltd. CalEnergy has a 5% stake in Australia’s offshore Otway Gas Project and stakes in some other Australian gas and oil concessions. Toyota Tsusho, the trading company of the Toyota Group, will participate in Australian gas production and […]

Law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) revealed today that it has completed five significant hotel transactions – worth a total of over £1bn in the hotel sector over the last quarter. With activity levels still comparatively subdued across the property market since the start of the financial crisis in 2007, particularly for development, the firm […]

Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has recently advised investment firm Mid Europa Partners (“Mid Europa”), on the sale of global cement supplier Calucem’s operating assets to  private equity firm, ARGUS Capital Partners (ARGUS).  Announced on 6 October 2010, this is the third deal BLP has advised Mid Europa on in the past two years. Calucem has […]

BLP’s groundbreaking Managed Legal Service, which is set to transform professional services, has entered into a framework agreement to establish its first pan-European partnership. This follows the launch of the service earlier this year with Thames Water as its first client. Under the arrangement, BLP has taken over on an exclusive basis the management of […]

Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP (BLP) has advised leading global intermediary BGC Brokers L.P. (BGC) on their acquisition of the business and certain assets of Mint Partners Limited and Mint Equities Limited (Mint) from the companies’ joint administrators David Chubb and Peter Spratt of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC). BGC Partners is a leading global intermediary to the […]

UK-French cooperation by law firms help seal deal for National Pension Scheme of Korea LEADING law firms Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) and De Pardieu Brocas Maffei have advised the world’s fifth largest pension scheme on a €230 million acquisition of a French retail development in a complex international deal. They acted for Rockspring Property Investment […]

You may have seen that the High Court today passed an extremely significant judgment in a case that involves Eurosail UK 2007-3BL, the issuer in a £650m Residential Mortgage Backed Securitisation transaction that Lehman Brothers originated. It will have far-reaching implications for many UK-based securitisations. A team at BLP, led by structured finance partner Tamara […]

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