Press Releases / BLP Press Releases

Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) recently advised Mid Europa Partners (MEP) on the completion of an acquisition of an additional stake in the Falcon Group.  MEP, the leading private equity player in Central and Eastern Europe, acquired the interest of its consortium partner Lehman Brothers, increasing its interest in the Falcon Group to almost 75%.  Falcon […]

Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) recently advised Old Mutual Asset Managers (UK) Limited (OMAM), the London-based investment management arm and subsidiary of Old Mutual plc, a leading international financial services group, on its outsourcing contract with International Financial Data Services Limited (IFDS). The arrangement, which is set to commence in December 2008, is OMAM’s first outsourcing […]

Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) advised Hellenic Petroleum on the $151m (€120m) disposal of its interests in oil and gas exploration and production rights in Libya to GDF Suez. This deal demonstrates the firm’s growing expertise in Libya, which has developed as a result of BLP’s energy expertise, finance credentials and relationships with local counsel. Hellenic […]

Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) and Osborne Clarke (OC) have advised on a development agreement to transform Swindon town centre with the £350m mixed-use regeneration scheme to be known as Union Square. BLP advised Muse Developments, one of the country’s leading names in commercial development and urban regeneration, while OC advised the New Swindon Company, the […]

Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has advised Pinnacle Bidco Holdings plc (Pinnacle), a company established on behalf of Stanley Fink, on its recommended cash offer for AIM listed Zenith Hygiene Group plc (Zenith).  The offer, which was effected by means of a scheme of arrangement, comprised a recommended cash offer with a share alternative, which was […]

Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has moved to new premises in the heart of Singapore’s business district just 18 months after the UK law firm opened its Asian office. The move reflects the growing success of the Singapore operation, which has attracted a host of new, blue-chip clients and high-profile work in since it opened in […]

Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has launched a dedicated financial crime and regulatory defence team.  Twenty strong, and including eleven partners, the team will deal with investigations both financial and regulatory, prosecutions and related matters.  The team was set up in response to the changing regulatory landscape heralded both by recent events, and the increasingly proactive […]

More than 130 leading figures from the Jewish and Israeli business communities in London joined Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) at a specially constructed ‘Succah’ at the firm’s London office yesterday (Thursday, 16 October).  Amongst those who attended were Sir Victor Blank, Chairman of Lloyds TSB plc, Shmuel Ben-Tovim, Economics Minister, Embassy of Israel, and Avi […]

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