Wragge & Co's Banking and Finance team has advised The North West Evergreen Fund on its first-ever investment in an urban regeneration project.
Wragge & Co's energy and infrastructure finance experts have advised HSBC Bank plc on a $300 million loan facility for the merged entity of two listed exploration and production (E&P) companies - Melrose Resources and Petroceltic International.
Wragge & Co's Projects team has advised public services provider Amey on its new £2 billion highways management and maintenance contract with Sheffield City Council.
Wragge & Co has advised long-standing client and international environmental consultancy SLR Management Limited on its group refinancing, which includes an acquisition facility to further SLR's international expansion.
Wragge & Co's Banking and Finance team advised HSBC Leveraged Finance on its £11.5 million financing of August Equity's investment in SecureData Holdings Limited (SDH Ltd).
Wragge & Co's real estate experts have advised US private equity group Harbert Management Corporation, on the acquisition of four industrial estates from industrial property owner and developer Segro for £204.5 million.
Wragge & Co has achieved turnover for the financial year to 30 April 2012 of £118.2 million - up 5% from last year's £113 million.
Wragge & Co's PFI team has advised on the development of Portway Lifestyle Centre in Sandwell – a complex project to build a venue offering sport, leisure, social care and health facilities (including a GP surgery) under one roof.
Wragge & Co has advised Sanctuary Housing Association on a £300 million secured bonds issue.
Wragge & Co's Banking and Finance team has advised HSBC Bank plc and Regency Assets Limited, a special purpose financing conduit, on a £300 million securitisation facility for newly incorporated Beckindale No. 1 Limited.
Wragge & Co's cross-firm Energy team has advised new clients Islip Solar Park Limited and Springhill Solar Park Limited on two solar energy transactions completed in the same week totalling £26 million.
Finance experts in Wragge & Co's cross-firm Energy team have advised new clients Stanbic IBTC Bank PLC and First City Monument Bank Plc (FCMB) on a US$230 million oil and gas finance facility in Nigeria.
Wragge & Co's Banking and Finance team has advised HSBC Leveraged Finance on its senior debt facility to Nemo Acquisitions. The funding supported the investment vehicle's acquisition of veterinary services businesses Advanced Vetcare Limited and Rowe Veterinary Group for an undisclosed sum.
Finance specialists in Wragge & Co's cross-firm Energy team have advised lenders BNP Paribas and HSBC on a US$50 million cross-border transaction. Led by partner Kieron Dwyer, the deal secured borrowing base financing for Toronto Stock Exchange-listed Sea Dragon Energy.
Wragge & Co has advised Lloyds Bank Corporate Markets Acquisition Finance on its £9.5 million package of senior debt facilities to Farsound Holdings Ltd backed by investors Rubicon Partners, Grovepoint Capital and Investec.
Wragge & Co has won the best trainer award in the national/large regional firm category at LawCareers.Net's Training and Recruitment Awards.
Wragge & Co has been awarded a national Big Tick accreditation at Business in the Community's (BITC) Awards for Excellence 2011.
Wragge & Co has unveiled its corporate responsibility credentials and performance in a new corporate responsibility report.
Wragge & Co has boosted its banking and finance credentials with the appointment of a new partner. Based at the firm's London office, Jennifer Mackerras joins from Berwin Leighton Paisner on 1 March 2011.
Wragge & Co has entered the Middle East legal market. The full-service international law firm has joined forces with high-profile United Arab Emirates lawyer Mr Mohamed Al Mehairi to establish Wragge & Co Legal Consultants LLC in the UAE.
Wragge & Co has advised KBC group on the sale of its asset-based lending division, KBC Business Capital, to NYSE-listed PNC Financial Services Group for an undisclosed sum.
Wragge & Co has advised Germany's largest pharmaceutical wholesaler, Phoenix Pharmahandel, on the UK aspects of its €3.6 billion refinancing.
Wragge & Co's banking and finance experts have advised FTSE-listed Smiths News PLC on a £135 million banking facility with a syndicate of five banks. The deal is the firm's first banking instruction from Smiths News.
Wragge & Co has won the Law Society Award for Excellence in Equality and Diversity. The international law firm saw off competition from Hogan Lovells, Simmons & Simmons, The InterLaw Diversity Forum for LGBT Networks and The College of Law/The Sutton Trust to win the award.
Wragge & Co has been named one of the world's most innovative law firms in a Financial Times report. The firm is ranked in the top five in the FT's annual list of the 50 most innovative law firms.
Wragge & Co's Residential Development team has completed a major deal for The Miller Group. The Miller Group has been awarded management contracts with a combined residential development value of £120 million following a competitive process.
Wragge & Co's Banking & Finance team has advised Sanctuary Group on a £120 million secured bond issue. The transaction is a tap issue to the £200 million secured bond issue the housing provider launched in March 2009, on which Wragge & Co also advised.
Wragge & Co's Banking & Finance team has advised HSBC Bank plc on its £70 million term and revolving credit facility to undersea power cable manufacturer JDR Cable Systems.
Wragge & Co has scooped three awards at Business in the Community's (BITC) Awards for Excellence 2010, the UK's leading awards for responsible practice.
Wragge & Co has scored a hat-trick in this year's Top 50 Best Workplaces in the UK results: the only law firm to appear in the list; Disability Excellence Award winner; and one of just two organisations to attain 'Master' status, given to organisations appearing in ten consecutive lists.
Wragge & Co's Banking and Finance team has advised new client Argent Group Europe Limited (AGEL) on its £36 million management buy-out (MBO) by Fletcher Bay Investment Company Limited (FBIC).
Wragge & Co's Banking & Finance team has advised HSBC Bank plc on its involvement in a private equity-led buy-out of a number of healthcare businesses. Partner Chris Brierley acted for the bank on its provision of a £20 million acquisition finance facility to Active Assistance Finance Limited.
Wragge & Co's new Paris office is now open, offering commercial legal advice from some of France's leading lawyers. A substantial new office in Paris adds serious strength to Wragge & Co's international capabilities.
Wragge & Co LLP is a top-tier firm for client satisfaction. It is ranked second in a list of 43 UK and international law firms in Legal Week's annual Client Satisfaction Report.
Wragge & Co LLP's Banking and Finance team has advised US-based investors on a $200 million privately placed note issue for UK housing association Places for People Homes.
Wragge & Co LLP is one of the world's most innovative law firms, according to a Financial Times report. The firm is ranked 11th in the FT's annual list of the 50 most innovative law firms.
Wragge & Co LLP Banking & Finance team has advised HSBC Bank plc on an £18 million acquisition facility. The funding has enabled independent private equity investors August Equity to complete a management buy-out of Funeral Services Partnership Company.
Wragge & Co LLP Commercial team has advised long-standing client Birds Eye Iglo Group Limited on a multi-million pound logistics and warehousing deal double. DHL will provide a national logistics service to the frozen food company.
Wragge & Co LLP Islamic finance specialist Kazi Rahman has secured a top ranking in the seventh annual Lloyds TSB Jewel Awards. The awards recognise Asian business success and achievement in Britain.
Wragge & Co LLP has maintained its Big Tick status in Business in the Community's annual Awards for Excellence.
Wragge & Co LLP Construction & Engineering team has advised Tarmac on a highways term maintenance contract with Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council worth approximately £30 million.
Wragge & Co LLP has been named one of the UK's top employers for working families by work-life balance charity Working Families.
Wragge & Co LLP has been named one of the top 50 employers in the UK's Best Workplaces survey. This is the firm's ninth appearance in the annual report by the Great Place to Work® Institute.
Wragge & Co LLP Asset-Based Finance team has advised Lloyds TSB Commercial Finance on a £77 million asset-based working capital facility. The funding has enabled animal feed manufacturer BOCM Pauls Limited to refinance existing debt.
Wragge & Co LLP has two new partners. Corporate recovery specialist Vicki Conway and regulatory litigation expert Andrew Litchfield both become partners as of 1 May.
Wragge & Co LLP Projects team has advised the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs and new client the Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science on the procurement of a contract with P&O Maritime Services (UK) Limited.
Wragge & Co LLP Asset-Based Finance team has advised Lloyds TSB Commercial Finance on a £20 million asset-based working capital facility.
Wragge & Co LLP has appointed Islamic finance specialist Kazi Rahman to its banking & finance practice. Kazi will join as a solicitor to boost the firm's Islamic finance capability.
Wragge & Co LLP Banking & Finance team has advised Sanctuary Housing Association on a £200 million secured bond issue.
Wragge & Co LLP Corporate group has advised AMEC plc in relation to a successful award of the Sellafield nuclear facility contract. The Nuclear Management Partners (NMP) consortium comprises AMEC, URS Washington Division and Areva.
Wragge & Co LLP is adding a new corporate recovery partner to its national Corporate Recovery team. Vicki Conway, currently a partner at HBJ Gateley Wareing, will join the firm in early 2009.
Wragge & Co LLP has been named one of Europe's most innovative law firms in the Financial Times' survey of innovation in the legal profession. The firm was ranked in seventh place in the FT Law 50.
Wragge & Co LLP Banking & Finance team and Graf von Westphalen Project Finance team have advised new client Autocesta Zagreb-Macelj d.o.o. (AZM) on a €381 million refinancing deal.
Wragge & Co LLP Asset Finance team has advised HSBC Equipment Finance (UK) Limited and HSBC Bank plc on a cross-border £20 million asset based lending deal.
Wragge & Co LLP Banking & Finance team has advised HSBC Bank plc on the £37 million secondary MBO of Accura Support Services Limited. HSBC Bank plc committed £20.5 million, alongside funding from August Private Equity LLP.
Wragge & Co LLP Banking & Finance team has advised HSBC Bank plc on a multi-million debt finance deal. The funding has enabled Valens Resources Group plc to acquire waste management company Glazewing Limited.
Wragge & Co LLP Asset Based Lending team has advised Lloyds TSB Commercial Finance Limited on a £20 million asset based lending deal.
Wragge & Co LLP announces turnover for the 2007/08 financial year of £125.5 million, an increase of 11.5% from last year's £112.6 million.
Wragge & Co LLP has boosted its banking & finance practice with the appointment of Mark McKee as a director. As a specialist in asset and receivables finance and asset based lending, Mark will strengthen the team's asset finance capability.
Wragge & Co LLP has expanded its finance capability with the appointment of a new partner. Clifford Chance senior associate Kieron Dwyer joins the Banking & Finance team from 1 May 2008. His arrival takes the total number of finance partners to ten.
Wragge & Co LLP Banking and Finance team has acted on a €25 million multi-jurisdictional note issue for new client Orey Group. The issue, made by way of a private placement, allows investors to indirectly invest in a Brazilian fund.
Wragge & Co LLP has advised the Ministry of Defence on a complex £1.2 billion PFI deal.
Wragge & Co LLP Real Estate Group is advising Development Securities PLC on its acquisition of a 1.5 acre site in Hammersmith town centre from London Underground Limited.
Wragge & Co LLP Corporate Group has completed its first transaction for Carron Energy Limited.
Wragge & Co LLP's asset based lending experts are advising Lloyds TSB Bank plc and Lloyds TSB Commercial Finance on funding Contracting Solutions Group (Holdings) Plc's recommended cash offer for Lorien Plc.
Private equity partner Ian Piggin led a cross-firm team assisted by associate Jonathan Tilley, tax partners Neil Pearson and Kevin Lowe, banking and finance partner Kirsty Barnes and director Chris Gayle.
Wragge & Co LLP Corporate Group has advised QinetiQ on the creation of QinetiQ Ventures, a new technology venture fund which will have initial assets of £40 million.