Capabilities by Industry
Greenhill and the Firm’s Managing Directors have extensive experience in a wide range of industries, including substantially all major industry areas with meaningful corporate transaction activity.
WMF Württembergische Metallwarenfabrik AG
Provided fairness opinion to the Executive Management Board of WMF in connection with the voluntary public takeover offer by Finedining Capital GmbH, a holding company in the possession of funds managed by Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. L.P.
Village Roadshow Entertainment Group
Advised Village Roadshow Entertainment Group on its $275 million mezzanine and equity capital raise from a group of investors
Pension Trustees of Howden Joinery Group plc
Advised the Pension Trustees of Howden Joinery Group plc in negotiating a revised schedule of deficit reduction payments, and with regards to their security position relative to the Company’s lenders
Little World Beverages
Advised Lion on the acquisition of Little World Beverages, Australia’s largest listed brewer and one of the country’s leading players in the Craft beer segment
Advised Informa plc on the sale of its subsidiary, Robbins-Gioia Inc., to a group of private investors
Polar Ware Company
Advised Polar Ware Company, a food equipment company with a broad product portfolio including soft-serve ice cream and frozen yogurt machines and food serving equipment and smallwares, on its sale to The Vollrath Company, a manufacturer of foodservice products
Peninsula Gaming, LLC
Advised Boyd Gaming Corporation, a leading gaming operator in Nevada, the Midwest and South, on the acquisition of Peninsula Gaming, a casino operator of five properties in Kansas, Iowa and Louisiana
Armajaro Trading Limited
Advised Armajaro Trading Limited, a global soft commodity trading house and supply chain manager, on raising mezzanine capital from the International Finance Corporation, a unit of the World Bank
Merlin Securities LLC
Advised Merlin Securities LLC, a leading prime brokerage company in the U.S., on its sale to Wells Fargo
Retail Propane Operations of Inergy, L.P.
Advised Inergy, L.P., a master limited partnership with propane and midstream natural gas operations, on the sale of its retail propane operations to Suburban Propane Partners, L.P., a national propane retailer
Moorebank Intermodal Terminal
Acted as independent advisor to the Australian Government in a peer review of the proposed intermodal terminal linking Sydney’s major port with Australia’s road and rail system
Flow Control Business of Tyco International Ltd.
Provided fairness opinion to the Board of Directors of Pentair, Inc. in connection with its all-stock merger with Tyco Flow Control, a division of Tyco International Ltd. (+Transaction value represents enterprise value of combined entity)
ISTA Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Advised ISTA Pharmaceuticals, an ophthalmic pharmaceutical company, on its sale to Bausch + Lomb, Inc., a global ophthalmic products company
Advised the Board of Viridian, the leading energy utility company in the all-Ireland market, on its refinancing comprising the issue of €313 million and $250 million notes due April 2017
Advised Catalyst Investment Managers on the sale of its portfolio company Aperio Group, Australasia’s leading manufacturer of flexible packaging products, to Amcor Limited, a global leader in packaging solutions
Minority stake in Stadler Rail
Advised Capvis, one of the leading buyout firms in Switzerland and one of the main mid-market private equity firms in German-speaking Europe, on the staged exit from of its 20% minority stake in Stadler Rail, by selling to Peter Spuhler, CEO and majority shareholder in Stadler Rail
Solar PV power plant in Italy
Advised Antin Infrastructure Partners on the acquisition of a c.20MW solar PV power plant in Italy
Robert Wiseman Dairies PLC
Advised Robert Wiseman Dairies PLC, the UK’s largest processor of fresh milk, on a recommended offer from Unternehmensgruppe Theo Müller S.e.c.s.
Advantage Resourcing America, Inc. & Advantage Resourcing Europe B.V.
Advised Recruit Co. Ltd, a leading staffing and publishing company in Japan, on the acquisition of all outstanding shares of Advantage Resourcing America, Inc. & Advantage Resourcing Europe B.V, wholly owned by investment vehicles affiliated with Cerberus Capital Management L.P.
Advised Det Norske Veritas, a global provider of services for managing risk, on its acquisition of a 74.3% stake in KEMA, a leading provider of energy consulting and testing & certification services
The Miller Group
Advised The Miller Group, the UK’s largest private homebuilder, on the recapitalization of its balance sheet comprising a substantial new equity capital raising and a significant debt for equity swap
ISTA Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Advised ISTA Pharmaceuticals, an ophthalmic pharmaceutical company, on its defense against an unsolicited offer from Valeant Pharmaceuticals and on its review of strategic alternatives
Cabot Microelectronics Corporation
Advised Cabot Microelectronics Corporation on its new capital management initiative, including a leveraged recapitalization via a special dividend
U.S. Department of Energy
Advised Herb Allison in an independent review of a $35.9 billion energy loan portfolio
Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation
Advised the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (“PBGC”) in connection with the Chapter 11 filing of AMR Corporation, the parent company of American Airlines, Inc. and American Eagle Airlines, Inc.