Rail thing: Magic circle firm Allen & Overy advised a private equity consortium comprising 3i Group, Star Capital Partners and Morgan Stanley on the consortium’s £2.1bn acquisition of HSBC’s train-leasing business Eversholt Rail Group. Magic circle firm Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer advised HSBC.
Turkish stake: Magic circle firm Slaughter and May advised GE Capital on selling a $3.8bn (£2.4bn) stake in Turkish bank Turkiye Garanti Bankasi to Spanish bank Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, advised by US firm White & Case.
New generation: Manchester firm Heatons advised biogas power company Farmgen on financing and building an 800kw biogas generator at Carr Farm, Lancashire. This included securing a £2.1m loan from Co-operative Bank, advised by Edinburgh firm Brodies.
Green piece: US firm Shearman & Sterling, alongside Italian firm d’Urso Gatti e Bianchi, advised a consortium of 27 banks on the €2.26bn (£1.95bn) listing of Enel Green Power, the renewable energy subsidiary of Italian electricity company Enel. US firm Sullivan & Cromwell and Italian firm Chiomenti advised Enel.
Telecom tower: City firm Norton Rose, alongside Indonesian firm Hadiputranto, Hadinoto & Partners, advised United Overseas Bank and Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation on a $2bn (£1.2bn) loan to Indonesian telecommunication tower company Tower Bersama, advised by Australian firm Mallesons Stephen Jaques and Indonesian firm Assegaf Hamzah & Partners.
Right number: Magic circle firm Linklaters advised lenders on a €1.4bn (£1.2bn) restructuring of European telephone directories publisher Truvo, advised by US firm Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton.