Deals summary

Carson McDowell (Alan Reilly) advised Tesco Property Holdings on the sale of Bow Street Mall Shopping Centre in Northern Ireland to Bow Street Mall for £30.5m. Mills Selig (Brian E Ham) advised the purchaser.

Berwin Leighton Paisner (Carol McCormack, Mike Gibson) advised the Home Office and HM Prison Service on a public-private partnership contract worth £311m with Anne's Gate Property (AGP) to build and operate their new London headquarters building at Marsham Street. Norton Rose (Jon Ellis) advised AGP. Allen & Overy (David Lee) advised Ambac Assurance, Law Debenture and the Royal Bank of Canada on the financing of the project.

Linklaters (Christopher Coombe) advised MEPC on a £190m portfolio disposal to Antler Investments under a mixture of property asset sale agreements and corporate share purchase agreements. Solomon Taylor & Shaw (Declan O'Brien, Raymond Taylor) advised Antler.

SJ Berwin (Nick Minkoff, David Parkes) advised Delancey Estates on the £17m sale of Aridgrove UK, whose sole asset is the freehold interest in 9 Marylebone Lane, London W1. DLA (Philip Rooney) advised the purchaser, Universities Superannuation Scheme.