Case Studies

Aegis Group plc (re Dentsu) - Case Study

Greenhill acted as financial adviser to Aegis, a leading global independent media and digital services business, on its sale to Dentsu, Asia’s largest advertising agency.

Aegis Group plc (re Mitchell) - Case Study

Greenhill advised Aegis Group plc, one of the world’s leading providers of media buying and market research, on its acquisition of Mitchell Communication Group Limited, Australia’s largest independent media buyer, for $328 million.

Alcon, Inc. - Case Study

Greenhill advised the Independent Director Committee of the Board of Directors of Alcon, Inc., the world’s leading provider of pharmaceuticals, surgical devices and consumer products for the ophthalmology field, sale of its publicly held shares to Novartis AG for $12.9 billion.

AvalonBay Communities, Inc. - Case Study

Greenhill advised AvalonBay Communities, Inc., a leading U.S. multifamily REIT, which, along with Equity Residential, acquired the assets of Archstone Enterprise LP, an owner of high-quality apartment communities in major U.S. markets and the largest remaining asset in the Lehman Brothers Holdings, Inc. estate, for approximately $16 billion.

BearingPoint, Inc. - Case Study

Greenhill advised BearingPoint, one of the largest management and technology consulting companies in the world, on a broad range of strategic issues, including the restructuring of the Company’s balance sheet and the sale of all or part of the Company’s assets.

Becker Underwood - Case Study

Greenhill advised Becker Underwood, a leading biological products business, on its sale to BASF AG, the world’s largest chemical company, for $1.02 billion.

Capital Power Income L.P. - Case Study

Greenhill advised the board of directors of the general partner of Capital Power Income L.P. (“Capital Power”), a Canadian power trust with a portfolio of 20 power generation assets located in Canada and the United States, on its sale to Atlantic Power Corporation.

Chrysler LLC - Case Study

Greenhill advised Chrysler in connection with its Chapter 11 proceedings to effectuate the sale of substantially all of its operating assets and certain liabilities to a newly created entity that is jointly owned by Fiat S.p.A., the VEBA Trust (responsible for the healthcare benefits of current and former employees of Chrysler), the US Treasury and the Canadian government.

Coca-Cola Enterprises, Inc. - Case Study

Greenhill advised the Affiliated Transaction Committee of Coca-Cola Enterprises, Inc. on the sale of its North American bottling operations to The Coca-Cola Company and on its concurrent acquisition of The Coca-Cola Company’s bottling operations in the Nordic region.

Coventry Health Care, Inc. - Case Study

Greenhill advised Coventry Health Care, Inc., one of the nation’s largest diversified managed healthcare companies, on its sale to Aetna for $7.3 billion.

Emerson Electric Co. - Case Study

Greenhill advised Emerson Electric on its acquisition of Chloride Group, a manufacturer of uninterruptible power supply systems, for $1.5 billion.

Heiwa Corporation - Case Study

Greenhill advised Heiwa Corporation, a leading manufacturer of amusement machines, on the successful tender offer to acquire 80.5% of PGM Holdings K.K., one of the largest golf club owners and operators in Japan.

Lonmin plc - Case Study

Greenhill advised and sponsored Lonmin plc, a leading global producer of platinum group metals, on a comprehensive refinancing of its balance sheet.

Mediclinic International - Case Study

Greenhill advised Mediclinic International, one of the largest private hospital groups in South Africa, on its cross-border balance sheet restructuring.

NCI Building Systems, Inc. - Case Study

Greenhill advised NCI Building Systems, Inc., one of North America’s largest integrated manufacturers and marketers of metal products for the non-residential construction industry, on its financial restructuring, which included a majority investment by CD&R and a restructuring of NCI’s outstanding debt.

Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (“PBGC”) - Case Study

Greenhill advised the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation, a federal corporation created by the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, in connection with the Chapter 11 filing of AMR Corporation, the parent company of American Airlines, Inc.

Roche Holding Ltd. - Case Study

Greenhill advised Roche Holding Ltd., a world-leading provider of healthcare pharmaceuticals and diagnostics, on its acquisition of the outstanding publicly held interest in Genentech, Inc., a leading biotechnology company, for $46.9 billion.

Sinclair Knight Merz - Case Study

Greenhill advised Sinclair Knight Merz on its merger with Jacobs Engineering via two separate schemes of arrangement valued at A$1.3 billion.

Super Retail Group - Case Study

Greenhill advised Super Retail on its acquisition of Rebel Group Limited, Australia’s leading sporting goods retailer, for A$610 million.

Superior Energy Services, Inc. - Case Study

Greenhill advised Superior Energy Services, Inc. on its $3.2 billion combination with Complete Production Services, Inc.

The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. - Case Study

Greenhill advised The Hartford on the divestments of its Individual Life unit to Prudential Financial and its Retirement Plans business to MassMutual.

The Toronto-Dominion Bank ("TD") - Case Study

Greenhill advised The Toronto-Dominion Bank on its acquisition of Target Corporation’s U.S. card credit portfolio for $5.9 billion.

U.S. Department of the Treasury - Case Study

Greenhill advised the U.S. Department of the Treasury on the management and disposition of its shares in AIG through six transactions totaling $51.6 billion during 2012, including its $20.7 billion September 2012 offering, the largest equity offering in U.S. history.

U.S. Shipping Partners L.P. - Case Study

Greenhill advised U.S. Shipping Partners L.P. on strategic alternatives, including either the possible sale of the business or a restructuring of the Company’s balance sheet to increase liquidity and strengthen the financial resources of the Partnership.

USEN Corporation - Case Study

Greenhill advised USEN Corporation, a major broadcasting company in Japan, on the sale of its wholly-owned subsidiary Intelligence Ltd. to KKR for $361 million.