Macquarie Capital’s £1.6 billion acquisition of 50% interest in the Race Bank offshore wind farm

Slaughter and May advised DONG Energy on its disposal of a 50% interest in the 573MW Race Bank offshore wind farm to Macquarie European Infrastructure Fund 5 and Macquarie Capital, the principal investment arm of Macquarie Group. Slaughter and May also advised on the terms of certain related financing, construction management, operations and maintenance and […]

Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation’s £177.9 million acquisition of 63.5% stake in intu Bromley

Orrick advised intu in the sale of its 63.5 percent stake in intu Bromley to Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation (APFC) for £177.9 million. intu Bromley is a popular shopping center in London’s largest borough that attracts 20 million visitors a year. Over the previous three years the center has been refurbished, a restaurant extension added […]

Panasonic Group’s Acquisition of a Controlling Interest Zetes Industries SA

White & Case LLP has advised Zetes Industries SA on the sale by its key shareholders, Cobepa and Zephir Corporation, of a controlling participation in Zetes to Panasonic Group. Zetes, a Belgian company listed on Euronext Brussels, is the European leader in design, development and implementation of integrated automatic identification solutions for goods and people. […]

Safmar’s acquisition of Eldorado, the second largest retailer of consumer electronics in Russia

PPF Group N.V. and EMMA Capital announce that they have sold 100% of the shares of the Eldorado retail chain to a group of Russian investors related to the Safmar financial & investment group. Eldorado, Russia’s second-biggest white goods retailer behind, had sales of 92 billion roubles ($1.5 billion) in the first nine months […]

Johnston Press’s proposed disposal of 13 publishing titles and associated websites

Ashurst is advising Johnston Press plc in connection with its disposal of 13 publishing titles and associated websites in East Anglia and the East Midlands to Iliffe Media Limited. The disposal progresses plans to focus Johnston Press’ business on its selected geographic markets, audience profile and digital growth. The Ashurst team is being led by […]