1 February 1999
BP'S merger with US rival Amoco was just the latest - and biggest - development for this constantly evolving global business giant. Since 1 January, BP Amoco has functioned as a single entity, spanning most regions of the world in exploration and production.
Geoff Hayhurst, commercial property partner at Paisner & Co, acted for BL Universal in its approximate £60m purchase of the Beehive Centre in Cambridge from Co-operative Retail Services. Partner Gill Briant of Denton Hall acted for the vendor.