Bond Pearce winds up wind farm divestment

Bond Pearce has advised on the £130m sale of two of the biggest wind farms in the UK. RWE npower sold the facilities in Inverness-shire and Port Talbot to Beaufort Wind, a wholly owned subsidiary of the £400m Zephyr investment fund. Bond Pearce advised RWE npower on the sale, led by partner Sebastian Briggs, while Wright Johnstone & Mackenzie advised on property aspects. Hammonds advised Beaufort Wind, led by corporate partner William Downs, with MacRoberts advising on property law. Allen & Overy, led by partner Sheila Connell, advised the lenders, a syndicate of 11 banks led by the Bank of Tokyo Mitsubishi, with Dundas & Wilson advising on property aspects.