Recent Transactions

23-Jun-97
$4.4 billion
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Tandem Computers Inc.

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Acquiror: 
Compaq Computer Corporation

Advised Compaq on the purchase, for stock, of Tandem, a maker of fault-tolerant server and hardware products

09-Jun-97
$540 million
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Robertson Stephens & Company

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Bank America Corporation

Advised Robertson, Stephens & Co. on the sale of 100% of this privately-held securities firm to BankAmerica in a friendly all-cash transaction.

18-Feb-97
$1.1 billion
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Viacom Inc.

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Acquiror: 
Chancellor Broadcasting

- various radio assets
Advised Chancellor in the purchase of Viacom’s radio assets

18-Feb-97
$1.8 billion
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Chancellor Broadcasting

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Acquiror: 
Evergreen Media Corp.

Provided a fairness opinion for the merger of Chancellor and Evergreen. The transaction created the largest pure-play radio company in the U.S.

17-Dec-96
$1.3 billion
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Genetics Institute

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Acquiror: 
American Home Products

Represented the Special Committee to the Board of Directors of Genetics Institute as AHP exercised its option to acquire the remaining 40% of Genetics Institute

20-Sep-96
$3.9 billion
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PanAmSat Corp.

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Acquiror: 
Hughes Electronics Corp.

Advised Hughes on the acquisition of PanAmSat, creating the world’s premier privately-owned global satellite communications provider

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