Press Releases / Articles tagged "M&A"

Goltsblat BLP, the Russian practice of international law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP), is pleased to announce the appointment of Kyle Davis as a partner in its Corporate/M&A Practice. This appointment has been prompted by significant growth in Goltsblat BLP’s Corporate/M&A Practice in recent years, especially in supporting major cross-border transactions – by both foreign […]

International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) announced that it has recruited M&A practitioner Lisa O’Neill as a partner in its growing Corporate Finance practice in London. Lisa, who joins BLP from Allen & Overy, is a corporate lawyer with very broad corporate transactional experience. She also has significant international experience, having worked in London, […]

International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) announced today that it has recruited one of the most highly-rated and respected M&A lawyers in London, Alan Paul, to its Corporate practice. Alan has worked on some of the largest and highest profile UK, cross-border and multi-jurisdictional M&A transactions in the market, including some 150 UK public […]

International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) announced today that David Barnes, a highly respected international corporate lawyer, is to join BLP as a partner. As a corporate partner at Linklaters for 26 years, including several years as Global Head of Corporate, David was involved in many high profile corporate transactions and responsible for the development of […]

International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has advised longstanding client the Shlewet Family Trust on the sale of its interests in Moneycorp to the RBS Special Opportunities Fund (“RBSSOF”), for an undisclosed consideration.  Moneycorp is a long-established provider of retail, wholesale and commercial foreign exchange services. BLP advised the Shlewet Family Trust in 2006 […]

Law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has advised long-standing client Balfour Beatty on the disposal of its UK  rail manufacturing business to Progress Rail Services UK Limited, a subsidiary of Caterpillar Inc. The deal is due to complete in early May 2011. Balfour Beatty’s UK trackwork business manufactures switches, crossings and other related railway products […]

BLP has acted for China-based companies PCM/Nexteer and AVIC Auto on the international merger control aspects of AVIC’s acquisition of PCM/Nexteer.  BLP’s groundbreaking work on this matter led to the first-ever merger notification to, and unconditional clearance by, the European Commission of a transaction involving the acquisition of a Chinese company by another Chinese company. […]

International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP), has advised new client Pacific Century Motors (PCM), on the international merger control aspects of its acquisition of steering systems manufacturer, Nexteer Automotive, from General Motors. This deal represents the single largest Chinese investment in the global automotive supplier industry and was hailed by the Wall Street Journal […]

Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) advised Hellenic Petroleum on the US$500m (€359m) purchase of ground fuels retail and storage assets from BP Plc. The purchase (which remains subject to regulatory approvals) by Hellenic Petroleum, Greece’s largest company and biggest refiner, demonstrates Hellenic’s commitment to the Greek retail market. The deal, which includes €40m of net debt, will […]

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