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.
Rothschilds Continuation Holdings
held by Royal & Sun Alliance
Advised Royal & Sun Alliance on the sale of its 21.5% shareholding in Rothschilds Continuation Holdings AG to Jardine Strategic Holdings
Scottish Radio Holdings plc
Advised UK radio and regional press company Scottish Radio Holdings plc on a recommended offer by EMAP plc
Advised Monsanto in connection with Solutia’s bankruptcy proceedings
Advised T&F Informa on the acquisition of IIR, a leading provider of performance improvement solutions and organiser of conferences and exhibitions. The acquisition is to be financed via a rights issue of c.$570m and a new debt facility
America West Holdings
Advised America West Holdings in connection with its merger with US Airways Group, which emerged from Chapter 11 as part of the transaction
US Airways Group
Advised America West Holdings in connection with its merger with US Airways Group. (+Transaction value represents enterprise value of combined entity, including capitalized operating leases of $4.8 billion)
Advised General Motors in connection with the Chapter 11 of Collins & Aikman, a significant supplier to GM
Evergreen International Aviation
Advised Evergreen on refinancing alternatives for its maturing bank facility, resulting in the successful issuance of $215 million of high yield notes and execution of a new $100 million credit facility
Advised MCI in connection with its sale to Verizon Communications, Inc
Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation
Advised the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC) in United Airlines' bankruptcy proceedings. The PBGC insures the defined benefit pension plans of United Airlines and has asserted a $9.8 billion unfunded pension liability claim against the company
Archipelago Holdings Inc
Provided financial advisory services and a fairness opinion to Archipelago Holdings, Inc. in its definitive merger agreement with the NYSE to create the NYSE Group, Inc
/ Papers Business
Provided fairness opinion to the Board of Directors of MeadWestvaco Corporation on the sale of its Papers business and associated assets to Cerberus Capital Management, L.P
Marine Service business Advised Deutz on the sale of its marine service business for medium and large size engines to Wärtsilä
Aggregate Industries PLC
Advised Aggregate Industries PLC on the sale of the company to Holcim Ltd
CornerStone Propane, L.P.
Advised CornerStone Propane L.P., one of the nation's largest propane marketers, in connection with its Chapter 11 proceedings, which resulted in a successful stand-alone restructuring
(31.3 % stake owned by WestLB)
Advised TUI AG, Europe’s largest tourism company, in connection with WestLB’s sale of its 31.3% stake in TUI AG.
Warner Chilcott PLC
Advised Warner Chilcott on approaches received and on recommended proposed acquisition by Waren Acquisition Limited, a vehicle funded by DLJ Merchant Banking and J.P. Morgan Partners, later joined by Bain Capital Partners and Thomas H. Lee Partners
Akzo Nobel N.V.
Advised Akzo Nobel N.V., a global leader in coatings, chemicals and pharmaceuticals, on the sale of its coating resins activities to Nuplex Industries Ltd.
LNR Property Corporation
Advised the Special Committee of the Board of Directors and the Board of Directors of LNR Property Corporation, one of the US’ leading real estate investment, finance and management companies, on its sale to Cerberus Capital Management, L.P. and its real estate affiliate, Blackacre Institutional Capital Management, LLC
(subsidiary of Ingersoll-Rand Co.) Advised Ingersoll-Rand Company on the divestiture of its Dresser-Rand business unit, a supplier of steam and gas turbines, for $1.2 billion to First Reserve Corporation.
Advised the Unsecured Creditors of Pegasus Satellite on the sale of the debtor to DirecTV
(majority owned by 3i Group plc)
Advised 3i and Malmberg's management on the sale of educational publisher Malmberg Investments to SanomaWSOY. The transaction represents 3i's largest exit in Continental Europe.
Advised Marsh & McLennan, Inc. on its acquisition of Kroll, Inc., the world's leading risk mitigation services firm
Advised specialty medical products company, Maxxim Medical, in connection with its Chapter 11 proceedings and sale to Medline and others
Atlantic Electric and Gas Ltd
Advised Atlantic Electric and Gas, an affiliate of Sempra Energy, on the sale of its assets to Scottish and Southern Energy.