SJ Berwin (Jonathan Djanogly) advised ukbetting on its £13.7m offer for the shares of TEAMtalk Media Group. Ukbetting represented by Beeson Gregory. Linklaters acted for financiers UBS Warburg.

Berwin Leighton Paisner (Ian Brent) advised Experian on its £1.8m acquisition of Business Strategies Holdings, an economic and forecasting consultancy. Business Strategies represented by Ronaldsons.

Ashurst Morris Crisp (David Carter) advised the management of Marconi Applied Technologies, a subsidiary of Marconi, on a management buyout. Macfarlanes advised the purchaser and 3i, which provided the venture capital. Mayer Brown Rowe & Maw acted for Marconi.