Deals summary

Pinsent Curtis Biddle (Jim Lavery) advised Barclays Private Equity on the £50m sale of specialist equipment hire company Ravenstock Tam to US-based Mobile Storage Group. Mobile Storage Group was advised by BP Collins (Tim Walton, David Stanning).

Norton Rose (Richard Sheen, Peter Talibart, John Challoner) advised Charles Stanley Group on its £7.75m acquisition of stocking business Torrie & Co. Charles Stanley advised on property law by TC Young & Son. Torrie & Co advised by Alexander Moffat & Co.

Berwin Leighton Paisner (Michael Smith, Michael Anderson) advised sports management agency CSS Stellar on the £22m acquisition of talent agency the Peters Fraser & Dunlop Group. Peters Fraser advised by Withers (Tim Talyor). Barclays Bank advised by DLA (Brian Woolcock).

Fladgate Fielder (Nicolas Greenstone) advised a shareholder of medical evidence provider Mobile Doctors on its £24m management buyout by Seckloe 81. Seckloe 81 advised by emw law, which also represented funders Lloyds TSB Development Capital and Lloyds TSB Bank. The remaining two Mobile Doctors' shareholders advised by Sanders & Co.

Davis Polk & Wardwell (Margaret Tahyar, Randall Guynn, Lydia Kess) advised Lloyds TSB Group on its Securities and Exchange Commission registration and New York Stock Exchange listing. Both the London and the New York offices were involved in the listing.