Eversheds is advising Birmingham International Airport on its £42m sale of a 40 per cent stake to Aer Rianta and Nat West Ventures, advised by Wragge & Co, to enable the airport to double its capacity over the next 10 years. Pinsent Curtis is advising the seven district councils, which together retain 49 per cent. A £108m loan facility is being arranged by BZW with a syndicate of banks led by HSBC. The restructuring is subject to approval from the EC.