SJ Berwin (Jonathan Metliss, Delphine Currie) represented MegaloMedia in relation to the issue of warrants to existing shareholders on a one-for-three basis.
Trowers & Hamlins (Amir Hashemi) advised MCL Group on the disposal of its Kia vehicles and parts distribution business to Kia Motors Co (UK), a subsidiary of Korean company Kia Motors Corporation. Kia was advised by Landwell.
Macfarlanes (Charles Martin) advised Alchemy on the funding of a £40m management buyout of CompAir Group, a subsidiary of engineering company Invensys. Eversheds represented Invensys and Reynolds Porter Chamberlain represented the management.
Lewis Silkin (Nigel Edwards) advised Accord Holdings on its acquisition of Surrey advertising agency Boyne Publicity. Boyne was advised by Kaye Scholer.
Davis Polk & Wardwell (Alan Dean) advised BCE on a $2bn (£1.29bn) common share offering. Stikeman Elliott was Canadian counsel for BCE. Ogilvy Renault was Canadian counsel and Sullivan & Cromwell US counsel for the underwriters.