Freshfields scoops British Land issue

reshfields Bruckhaus Deringer advised British Land on its £740m rights issue.


Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer advised British Land on its £740m rights issue.

The company said the issue would bolster its balance sheet, but the move sent share prices in the property sector tumbling. Freshfields corporate partners Julian Long and Sarah Murphy led the team, while Linklaters corporate partner Brigid Rentoul advised underwriting banks Morgan Stanley and UBS.