Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and Berwin Leighton Paisner are advising Brack Capital in its f1.46bn (£902.46m) cash bid for Anglo Dutch commercial property group Haslemere. Linklaters (Stephen Blackshaw) is acting for Haslemere. Lead arranger Merill Lynch advised by Allen & Overy (David Morley)
Lovells (David Poulton) advised the Union Bank of Nigeria on its £4.1m purchase of the freehold interest in its London headquarters, Token House, from the Woolwich Pension Fund. Thomas Eggar Church Adams (Roger Hickman) advised the Woolwich Pension Fund.
Olswang (Tim Westhead) acted for Capital & Regional on its £670m sale of its UK shopping centres into a limited partnership with Morley Fund Management. Berwin Leighton Paisner (Vinay Veneik) advised Morley Fund Management.
Allen & Overy (Tim Arnheim, Mark Walker) advised lead arranger the Royal Bank of Scotland on the £257m project financing for the Immingham combined heat and power plant to be built on the South Humber Bank. Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer (Mark Coker, Andrew Bonser) advised the project vehicle.