Morrison & Foerster (Kristian Wiggert) advised Campari on a private placement of $170m (£110.4m) debt with institutional investors. Investors advised by Bingham McCutchen.
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer (David Trott) advised Deutsche Bank on the €800m (£501.9m) asset-backed medium-term note programme and $250m (£162.3m) asset-backed commercial paper programme supported by trade receivables for the Buhrmann Group. Buhrmann advised by Linklaters and Ogier & Le Masurier on Jersey law, Beghin & Feider and Arendt & Medernach on Luxembourg law and Pilsbury Winthrop on matters relating to Burhmann's senior credit facility.
Ashurst Morris Crisp (Stephen Short, Gonzalo Fernandez, Stephen Clark) acted for Lehman Brothers as provider of more than £700m of senior, mezzanine and subordinated debt, in support of the acquisition by Charterhouse Development Capital of Coral Eurobet bookmakers from Morgan Grenfell Private Equity for £860m. Latham & Watkins (Gay Bronson, Mike Bond, Nigel Campion-Smith) advised Charterhouse Development Capital. Allen & Overy advised Morgan Grenfell. Pinsent Curtis Biddle advised the management team at Coral Eurobet.