Deals summary

Osborne Clarke (Greg Leyshon) advised the shareholders on the disposal of the Hobgoblin Group to the Balaclava Pub Company. Balaclava advised by Bond Pearce (Simon Hewes).

SJ Berwin (Michael Goldberg) has advised First Calgary Petroleum on its C$25m (£10m) admission to AIM in the UK and Canada. UK nominated financial adviser Nabarro Wells & Co represented by Charles Russell. In Canada, First Calgary advised by Burnet Duckworth & Palmer.

Ashurst Morris Crisp (Nigel Stacey) has advised Railtrack Group on the corporate aspects of the £40m sale of its interest in the Broadgate Development to British Land. Clifford Chance advised Railtrack on the property aspects of the transaction. SJ Berwin advised British Land.

CMS Cameron McKenna (John Burton) has advised corporate independent financial adviser PIFC on a £17m investment by UK private equity investor Graphite Capital. Graphite advised by Olswang.

Travers Smith Braithwaite (Nicholas Moore) has advised European Acquisition Capital on the second tranche of IX Europe's £12.3m fourth-round funding. Other lead investor Bank of America advised by Kirkland & Ellis. IX Europe advised by Simmons & Simmons.