Press Releases / BLP Press Releases

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 […]

BLP advised the Luxembourg based Central European Industrial Fund (CEIF) in relation to the €225,000,000 refinancing of its portfolio of industrial/warehouse assets across Hungary, Romania, Poland and the Czech Republic. Hypo Real Estate Bank International provided the refinancing facility. BLP has advised the Fund on its debt funding since its creation in 2005 and is […]

Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP (BLP) has been reappointed to the group corporate panel for AMEC plc, the FTSE 100 international engineering and project management company. The panel appointment covers AMEC’s M&A and corporate transactions and supplements the panel position BLP holds for litigation work, awarded in 2005. 2007 was a significant year for the BLP […]

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 […]

Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP (BLP) represented Diligenta Limited, the UK subsidiary of Tata Consultancy Services Limited specialising in business process outsourcing (BPO) in the life and pensions sector, on its £100m contract with Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada (UK) Limited (SLF UK) which is set to commence in May. Diligenta’s appointment was a strategically […]

Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP (BLP) has won AIM Lawyer of the Year at the 2008 Growth Company Investor Awards.  BLP beat off stiff competition from other leading law firms including Eversheds, Hammonds, DLA Piper, Fasken Martineau Stringer Saul and Jones Day. The AIM market has been one of most successful in the world, attracting more than […]

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