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.
Foster Yeoman Limited
Advised Aggregate Industries Limited on a recommended cash offer for Foster Yeoman Limited, a privately-held UK heavy building materials group
(wholly owned by UBS Capital)
Advised UBS Capital on its sale of the Minit Group, the world's largest shoe repair and key cutting services chain, to CVC Capital Partners
Constar International Inc.
Advised Constar International Inc. in connection with its pre-arranged Chapter 11 proceedings
Advised CHAMP Ventures on the sale of its portfolio company TSmarine, a provider of subsea services to the offshore oil and gas industry, to Fugro, among the world's leading service providers for the collection and interpretation of data relating to the earth's surface and sub-surface and for associated services
KemFine Group Oy
Advised 3i on the disposal of KemFine Group Oy, a leading custom manufacturer of fine chemicals, to CABB AG
Phaidon Press Limited
Advised Phaidon Press Limited (“Phaidon”) and its owner, Richard Schlagman, on the sale of the company to the family of Leon Black. Founded in 1923, Phaidon is a leading branded publishing and media company focused on the visual arts, culture and lifestyle sectors
Schenck Process Holding GmbH
Advised Schenck Process Holding GmbH, a global leader in bulk material handling, providing applications incorporating weighing, feeding, screening and automation solutions, on the establishment and implementation of a refinancing solution leading to the amendment and extension of its existing senior and mezzanine syndicated facilities
Lazada Group GmbH
Advised Tesco plc, a listed FTSE 100 retailer, on its acquisition of a significant minority shareholding in Lazada, the leading online general merchandise retailer in South East Asia
Muelles y Ballestas Hispano-Alemanas, S.A.
Advised The Boler Company, U.S. based parent of truck component supplier Hendrickson, on the sale of its 50% equity stake in Muelles y Ballestas Hispano-Alemanas, S.A., a Spanish manufacturer of leaf springs for commercial vehicles, to its co-shareholder Invest Ziur, S.L.
Softcard (JVL Ventures, LLC)
Advised Softcard, a joint venture of AT&T, Verizon and T-Mobile focused on mobile payments and commerce, on the sale of certain assets to Google
Reaction Engines Limited
Advised Reaction Engines Limited, a privately-held company located in the United Kingdom, on a strategic investment by BAE Systems plc, a leading defense, security and aerospace company based in the United Kingdom, to accelerate the company’s development of a new aerospace engine class
Perseus Books LLC
Advised Perseus Books LLC, a leading independent publishing company, on the sale of its client services business to Ingram Content Group Inc.
Advised the Special Committee of the Board of Directors of IAC/InterActiveCorp, a leading media and internet company, on the potential creation of a new class of non-voting common stock
London & Country Mortgages Limited (“L&C”)
Advised Experian plc, the world’s leading global information services company, in connection with the acquisition of a 25% stake in L&C, the UK’s largest fee free mortgage adviser
The Alpha Corporation (AOC Resins)
Advised AOC Resins, a leading global producer of polyester and vinyl ester resins, gel coats, colorants dispersions and specialty additives for composites and cast polymer applications, on its sale to CVC Capital Partners
Advised LG Chem, a global diversified chemicals manufacturer based in South Korea, on the acquisition of Uniseal, a U.S.-based supplier of sealants and adhesives to leading automotive manufacturers
Advised Aisthesis, a portfolio company of Triton Pacific Capital Partners, on its sale to NAPA, a portfolio company of American Securities
Great Lakes Environmental & Infrastructure
Advised Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation, a leading provider of waterway dredging services, on the sale of its Environmental & Infrastructure segment, which specializes in providing environmental remediation and geotechnical contracting services
Controlling ownership interest in CrossAmerica Partners LP
Advised Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc., a multinational convenience store operator, on the strategic review and subsequent sale of its controlling ownership (which included 100% of the general partner interest, 100% of the incentive distribution rights and ~7.5mm limited partner units) in CrossAmerica Partners LP (NYSE: CAPL), a leading wholesale fuels distributor and convenience store lessor in the United States
Woodward’s renewable power systems and protective relays business
Advised Woodward, a leading designer, manufacturer, and service provider of control solutions for the aerospace and industrial markets, on the divestiture of select assets related to its renewable power systems and protective relays businesses to Aurelius Equity Opportunities
Rentokil Initial plc
Advised leading European support services company Rentokil Initial on unsolicited approach from Raphoe Management Limited
Charles Schwab Europe
Advised The Charles Schwab Corporation on the sale of its British pound sterling brokerage business, to Barclays PLC.
Retained by the U.S. Justice Department to advise it on the financial implications of the full range of potential remedies in the Microsoft antitrust case (U.S. v. Microsoft).
Borden Foods International
Advised Nestlé on its acquisition of Borden Foods International’s businesses, which have sales of more than $400 million.
Acted as sole financial advisor to Maher Terminals in negotiating its sale to RREEF Infrastructure, part of Deutsche Bank’s alternative asset management business. Maher Terminals currently operates the largest independent multi-user container terminal in the United States and is constructing a terminal in Prince Rupert, Canada, expected to be a leading gateway on the western seaboard
Scholastic Corporation’s U.S. direct-to-home continuities business
Advised Scholastic, the global children’s publishing, education and media company, on the sale of its U.S. direct-to-home continuities business to Sandvik AS
Mako Global Derivatives Executive LLP
Advised Close Brothers Group plc, an independent financial services group, on the sale of its 49.9% stake in Mako Global, a market maker in exchange traded derivatives, to Mako’s management
Broadcast Rights for V8 Supercars
Advised Archer Capital, a leading Australian private equity firm, and its portfolio company V8 Supercars Australia, on the sale of the Australian FTA television broadcasting rights for V8 Supercars to Seven, a leading Free to Air broadcaster in Australia
Dillard's, Inc. (Credit Card Assets)
Advised Dillard’s, Inc. on a strategic alliance relating to its credit card business with Wells Fargo & Company
Global Trade Information Services, Inc.
Advised Global Trade Information Services, the world’s leading supplier of international merchandise trade data, on the sale of the company to IHS.
Azelis Group (majority owned by 3i)
Advised 3i on the sale of Azelis Group, a leading pan-European distributor of specialty chemicals with an emerging presence in Asia, to funds advised by Apax partners
Advised Boehringer Ingelheim, the world's largest privately held pharmaceutical company, on a global collaboration with AbbVie regarding an investigational monoclonal IL-23 antibody targeting autoimmune diseases. Within the scope of the agreement, AbbVie also acquired an option for the development and commercialisation of BI’s anti-CD-40 antibody.
Advised Tesco plc, a listed FTSE 100 retailer, on its sale of the Giraffe casual dining restaurant chain to the Boparan Private Office, the private investment vehicle of the British businessman Ranjit Boparan
Advised ASX-listed Bionomics, a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the treatment of serious central nervous system disorders and cancer, on a consultation process with shareholders following calls for Board change, leading to the formation of a shareholder working group of leading institutional investors and company-led Board renewal.
Advised F+W Media, a content and e-commerce company, on the divestment its consumer book publishing business, Adams Media, to Simon & Schuster, a division of CBS Corporation
General Control Systems, Inc.
Advised Talen Energy, one of the largest independent energy and power producers in the United States, on the sale of General Control Systems, within its Mechanical Services business, to management
Advised Julius Bär Group Ltd., a leading Swiss private banking group, on its 95% acquisition of Reliance Group, one of the largest independent Brazilian wealth management firms with client assets of approximately BRL 17 billion (USD 5.3 billion)
Advised Blu Pagamentos, a high-growth Brazilian B2B cash management fintech firm, on the sale of a minority stake
New Belgium Brewing
Advised Lion, one of Australasia’s leading beverage companies and a wholly owned subsidiary of Japanese conglomerate Kirin Holdings, on the acquisition of New Belgium Brewing, a leading U.S. independent craft brewery
50:50 Joint Venture (Australian Unity)
Advised Australian Unity, an Australian healthcare, financial services and retirement and living services company, on the formation of a strategic 50:50 joint venture with Keppel for investment opportunities in the Australian metropolitan office property sector
Advised Visa USA in its announced plans to merge with Visa Canada and Visa International to form Visa Inc., a new public global corporation
E. Brost & J. Funke GmbH & Co. KG (BFK KG) and its 25% stake in Otto Group
Advised the shareholders of BFK KG, comprising the families who also own German publisher WAZ Media Group, on the sale of their 25% holding in German retailing and services group Otto to the Otto family, which thereby regained full ownership of the business
Advised AkzoNobel on the sale of its Crown Paints decorative paints business in the United Kingdom and Ireland to Endless LLP, an independent private equity house
Advised Media Monitors, the leading media intelligence company in Asia-Pacific, on its sale to Quadrant Private Equity
Retail Apparel Group
Advised CHAMP Ventures on the sale of its portfolio company Retail Apparel Group, an Australian based men’s specialty apparel retailer, to Navis Capital, one of the largest regional private equity business in south-east Asia
CPP Group plc
Advised on the comprehensive restructuring of its balance sheet, including sale of the US business, terming out the existing RCF and creation of additional liquidity by the long term deferral of business partner payments
Advised ARTnews, the world's oldest and most widely circulated art magazine, on its sale to Skate Capital Corp., a private art and media industry investment vehicle
Advised Alcoa Inc. on the acquisition of TITAL GmbH, a privately-held German manufacturer of aluminum and titanium castings predominately for the aerospace and defense end markets
Burns Mechanical, Inc. and McClure Company
Advised Talen Energy, one of the largest independent energy and power producers in the United States, on the sale of two of its subsidiaries, within its Mechanical Services business, to management and outside investors
Four Pillars Gin
Advised Lion, an Australian subsidiary of Kirin, on its acquisition of a strategic stake in Four Pillars Gin, Australia’s leading craft gin distillery
Book Publishing Business of F+W Media
Advised F+W Media, a content and e-commerce company focused on a variety of special interest categories, on the sale of its book publishing business as part of its broader in-court restructuring
WH Smith PLC
Advised WH Smith PLC on the demerger of its Retail business
Selected Belgian Paints Brands
Advised AkzoNobel on the sale of selected Belgian paints brands to Rieu Investissements S.A., a French producer of coatings
Advised ICT Group on its merger with Sykes Enterprises, both leading global providers of outsourced customer contact management solutions and services
U.S. Department of Energy
Advised Herb Allison in an independent review of a $35.9 billion energy loan portfolio
Advised the Special Committee of the Board of Directors of Guardian Industries, one of the world’s leading glass manufacturers, in connection with its recapitalization and sale of a minority stake to Koch Industries
Aztec (subsidiary of Dentsu Inc.)
Advised Dentsu Inc., Asia’s largest advertising agency, on the sale of its retail data analytics subsidiary Aztec, to IRI, a global market research company
Fidelis SeniorCare Inc. (Michigan Heath Plan)
Advised Fidelis SeniorCare Inc., a healthcare provider focused on the care of the elderly, on the sale of a majority of its SecureCare Michigan health plan to Centene Corporation, a managed care provider focused on the Medicaid space
Advised Flint Group, a portfolio company of CVC Capital Partners and a global leader in the manufacturing of printing inks and consumables on its sale to a consortium consisting of Goldman Sachs Merchant Banking and the private equity arm of Koch Industries
Gannett Co., Inc.
Advised Gannett Co., Inc. a media and marketing solutions company, on the spin-off of its Publishing business and the creation of two separate media companies: one focused on television broadcasting and digital marketing and one focused on newspapers.
NYK Ports LLC
Advised NYK Ports LLC, a leading port operating and stevedoring company, on the sale of a 49% stake to Macquarie Infrastructure Partners, a leading Australian infrastructure fund
Advised WorldMark on the sale of Sewells Group to MSX International, a global provider of outsourced business solutions. Sewells, headquartered in Shanghai, is a leading provider of automotive dealership development services across Asia Pacific, Africa and the Middle East
Millennium Builders, Inc.
Advised Talen Energy, one of the largest independent energy and power producers in the United States, on the sale of Millennium Builders, within its Mechanical Services business, to management
Best Lawyers, LLC
Advised Best Lawyers, the oldest and most respected peer review publication and digital media company in the global legal community, on its sale to Levine Leichtman Capital Partners
Blue Sky Alternative Investments Limited
Advised Blue Sky, an ASX-listed diversified alternative assets manager, on its response to an activist short-seller campaign, strategic review of recapitalisation options, and receipt of a A$50m long-term capital investment by Oaktree via a 7-year senior secured convertible loan note facility
Advised Westpac, the third largest company in Australia by market capitalization, on its exit of BT Advice and the sale of select assets to Viridian Advisory
Grupo Electro Stocks
Advised Apax Partners, a global investment firm, on the sale of Grupo Electro Stocks, a leading Spanish distributor of electrical materials, to the Electrical Wholesale business unit within the Würth Group, a global leader in the distribution of assembling and fastening materials
TPP Camaçari Muricy II & TPP Pecem II
Advised MDC, a Brazilian investment fund, on the sale of Thermoelectric Power Plants Camaçari Muricy II & Pecem II to Jiangsu Communication Clean Energy Technology (CCETC)
Locaweb Serviços de Internet S.A.
Advised Locaweb, a pioneer in B2B tech solutions for businesses digital transformation in Brazil with 2 main pillars: BeOnline/SaaS and Commerce
TQ3 Travel Solutions
(divison of TUI AG)
Advised TUI AG on the sale of TQ3 Travel Solutions, a leading global provider of business travel services, to BCD Holdings N.V. The transaction value was not disclosed
Advised General Motors in connection with the Chapter 11 of Collins & Aikman, a significant supplier to GM
Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation
Advised the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation ("PBGC") on Delphi’s reorganization and the structure and terms of the PBGC’s recovery on account of Delphi’s pension plan termination
Private Label Credit Card Business
Advised Kohl’s Corporation on a strategic alliance relating to its private label credit card business with Capital One Financial Corporation
Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation
Advised the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation ("PBGC") in connection with its claim in Lyondell’s Chapter 11 proceeding
Jeminex’s Industrial & Safety division
Advised AMP Capital on the sale of Jeminex’s Industrial & Safety division, Australia’s second largest industrial and safety business with branches across Australia, to Bunzl plc
Advised Catalyst Investment Managers on the sale of its portfolio company Global Television, Australia’s largest provider of outsourced broadcasting and video production services, to NEP Inc., a leading provider of total broadcast solutions in the US, UK and Brazil. NEP is majority-owned by private funds managed by Crestview Partners
Advised Saga plc on the disposal of Allied Healthcare, the leading local authority-funded domiciliary care business in the UK, to AURELIUS Investments
B-G Mechanical Contractors, Inc., B-G Mechanical Services, Inc., Elmsford Sheet Metal Works, Inc., Fred Williams, Inc., H.T. Lyons, Inc. and TryState Mechanical, Inc.
Advised Talen Energy, one of the largest independent energy and power producers in the United States, on the sale of six subsidiaries, within its Mechanical Services business, to Engie North America
Tri-Dim Filter Corporation
Advised Mann+Hummel, a leading global filtration company, on the acquisition of Tri-Dim Filter Corporation, the single largest privately-held air filtration company in North America
Asia and US rights to Physiogel
Advised GlaxoSmithKline plc (“GSK”), the UK listed international pharmaceutical and consumer healthcare company, on the divestiture of the rights to Physiogel Asia and the US to Korea-based LG Household & Health Care Ltd
Advised AMP Capital on the sale of its portfolio company Axión Group, a leading independent broadcasting and telecommunications infrastructure provider in Spain, to Asterion Industrial Partners, a Spanish infrastructure fund
Advised General Motors in connection with the Chapter 11 of Delphi, its largest supplier and former subsidiary
Advised Gilde Buy Out Partners on the sale of CABB, a leading producer of monochloroacetic acid and related specialty intermediates, to AXA Private Equity
Breast Care Business of Ethicon-Endo Surgery
Advised GTCR and Devicor Medical Products, Inc., a portfolio company of GTCR, on the acquisition of the Breast Care Business of Ethicon-Endo Surgery
Money Controls (subsidiary of Coin Acceptors, Inc.)
Advised Coin Acceptors, Inc. (“CoinCo”), a privately-owned US-based manufacturer of payment solutions for the automated point-of-sale industry, on the sale of its UK-based Money Controls subsidiary to Crane Co., a diversified manufacturer of highly engineered industrial products
Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation
Advised the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation ("PBGC") in connection with its claim in Chemtura’s Chapter 11 proceeding
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
Advised Informa plc on the sale of its subsidiary, Robbins-Gioia Inc., to a group of private investors
MGM Hakkasan Hospitality
Advised MGM Resorts International on the formation of a joint venture hotel management company with the Hakkasan Group called MGM Hakkasan Hospitality that will design, develop and manage luxury non-gaming hotels worldwide
Advised MannKind, a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of therapeutic products for patients with diabetes, on a collaboration with Sanofi, comprising licensing, supply and loan facility agreements with respect to licensing the Company’s lead product AFREZZA. MannKind will receive up to $925 million in upfront and milestone payments plus 35% of future profits.
Advised Kerry Group plc, a global leader in food ingredients and flavor technologies, on the sale of its Australian subsidiary Kerry Pinnacle, an integrated manufacturer and distributor of bakery ingredients and prepared bakery products, to Pacific Equity Partners
Frieze Events Ltd. / Frieze Publishing Ltd.
Advised Frieze, the premier art events and media company, on its strategic investment and partnership with WME IMG Global
Portfolio of 14 Outlicensing generic products in the EEA from Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.
Advised Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., the world’s largest generic drug company, on the divestment of a portfolio of 14 Outlicensing pharmaceutical products in the EEA to Accord Healthcare Ltd. (a subsidiary of Intas Pharmaceuticals Limited).
Advised First Republic Bank, a provider of private banking, private business banking and private wealth management services, on the acquisition of Gradifi, a Boston-based technology and service platform used by employers to make direct contributions to employees’ student loans
Advised Jaybro, a leading supplier of consumables to infrastructure contractors, on its sale to CHAMP Private Equity
Advised Condé Nast on the sale of W, a leading fashion, entertainment, art and culture brand, to Future Media Group
Rights to Three Skin Care Brands in Mexico
Advised GlaxoSmithKline plc (“GSK”), the UK listed international pharmaceutical and consumer healthcare company, on the divestiture of the Mexico rights to Hinds, Capent and Eclipsol to Mexico-based Grisi Hnos
International Catastrophe Managers, LLC (ICAT)
Advised Vulcan on its acquisition of a majority and controlling ownership interest of ICAT
Provided a fairness opinion to Inergy Holdings GP, LLC regarding the Stagecoach natural gas storage acquisition
Delta Air Lines
Advised Delta Air Lines in connection with strategic issues relating to its Chapter 11 proceedings
Advised BearingPoint, Inc. on the sale of substantially all of its assets, pursuant to a Section 363 process
U.S. Department of the Treasury
Advised the United States Department of the Treasury on the management and disposition of its common shares of AIG
Aker Solutions (Aker Holding)
Advised the Norwegian Government on strategic and financial matters in relation to its investment in Aker Holding, the largest shareholder of Aker Solutions during the demerger of the company’s EPC activities
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
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
Filter Specialists, Inc.
Advised Filter Specialists, Inc., a global manufacturer of industrial liquid filtration solutions, on its sale to Pall Corporation
Victorian Thoroughbred Racing Media Rights
Advised Tabcorp Holdings Limited (“Tabcorp”), a leading diversified Australian entertainment group with wagering, gaming, racing media and Keno operations, on reaching agreement on a long-term deal for domestic broadcast, digital and international media rights for Victorian thoroughbred racing content
Total Care Medicaid Plan
Advised Molina Healthcare Inc., a provider of managed health care services under the Medicaid and Medicare programs, on the acquisition of Universal American’s Total Care Medicaid plan
U.S. rights to 2 generic drug products from Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.
Advised Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. on the divestment of the U.S. rights to 2 generic drug products to Zydus Cadila
Western Sydney Airport
Advised the Commonwealth Government of Australia as represented by the Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development in relation to the Western Sydney Airport (Peer Review and other strategic advisory services)
Advised TEGNA, Inc., a leading broadcasting company, on the sale of its 53% ownership stake in CareerBuilder, LLC for $250 million of cash proceeds and 12.5% ongoing ownership
Substantially all of the gas production and midstream assets of Energy Corporation of America
Advised Energy Corporation of America, a natural gas producer focused on the Marcellus Shale, on the sale of substantially all its gas production and midstream assets to Greylock Energy, an affiliate of ArcLight Capital Partners
Radiogroup Participações S.A.
Advised Radiogroup, a regional leader in cancer treatment through radiotherapy, on its sale of a majority stake to Grupo Oncoclínicas
Long-term lithium hydroxide offtake agreement with Tesla, Inc.
Advised Kidman Resources Limited, an ASX-listed hard rock lithium mining company with a 50% interest in the West Australian Mt. Holland lithium project, on a lithium hydroxide offtake agreement with Tesla, Inc., a global leader in electric vehicle, energy storage and solar panel design, development and manufacturing. The agreement is for an initial term of three years on a fixed-price take-or-pay basis and contains two 3-year term renewal options
Walmart (Credit Card Assets)
Advised Walmart Inc. on its new, long term credit card program agreement with Capital One Financial Corporation
Alloy Piping Products (“APP”)
Advised McDermott International, a premier, fully integrated provider of technology, engineering and construction solutions to the energy industry, on the sale of Alloy Piping Products (“APP”), the distribution and manufacturing arm of its U.S. pipe fabrication business
Advised Brazil-based Infracommerce, a leader in designing, building and delivering the digital B2C and B2B go-to-market strategy for large enterprises, on its Series E funding round
Global rights (excluding North America) to ThermaCare (United Kingdom)
Advised GlaxoSmithKline plc (“GSK”), the UK listed international pharmaceutical and consumer healthcare company, on the divestiture of the global rights (excluding North America) for ThermaCare, including a dedicated manufacturing facility based in Albany, Georgia, USA, to Angelini Pharma
Integrated supplier of preserved and frozen vegetables
Advised ACON Agri Investments S.L., a special purpose vehicle of ACON Investments LLC, on the acquisition of Grupo Alsur, a leading integrated supplier of preserved and frozen vegetables with operations in Spain and Peru
MAN Ferrostaal AG
Advised MAN AG in relation to its 70% sale of MAN Ferrostaal AG, a worldwide supplier of industrial services for the construction of large-scale industrial plants and machine supply, to International Petroleum Investment Company (IPIC)
Verivox Holding Limited
Advised the shareholders of Verivox Holdings Limited, comprising Independent News & Media plc and the founders and joint CEOs of Verivox, on the sale of 51% in Verivox, Germany’s leading price comparison website for energy and telecommunications services, to Oakley Capital Private Equity
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.
Unfors Raysafe AB
Advised the Sixth Swedish National Pension Fund on the sale of Unfors Raysafe AB, a provider of easy-to-use products that help to reduce unnecessary radiation exposure, to Fluke Biomedical Corp., a subsidiary of Danaher Corp. that manufactures biomedical test and simulation products
Advised Capvis, one of the leading buyout firms in Switzerland, on the acquisition of Faster S.p.A., one of the top 2 global manufacturers of quick-release hydraulic couplings
Hitachi Appliances, Inc.
Advised Hitachi, LTD / Hitachi Appliances, Inc, a leading global industrial conglomerate focused on information and telecommunications systems, power systems and social systems, on their formation of a global HVAC joint venture with Johnson Controls
Elavon do Brasil
Advised Minneapolis-based U.S. Bancorp, the fifth largest commercial bank in the United States, and the parent company of Elavon, Inc., in the sale of its 50.1 percent majority stake in São Paulo-based, Elavon do Brasil to Stone Pagamentos, a local market, privately-held merchant acquirer.
Concordia International Corp
Advised the Special Committee of the Board of Directors of Concordia International, a diverse, international specialty pharmaceutical company focused on generic and legacy pharmaceutical products and orphan drugs, on its strategic review process
Advised the shareholders of Grupo Sidecu, the leading concessional sport center operator in Spain, on its sale of a controlling stake to Portobello Capital, a local private equity fund
Pfizer Inc. Consumer Health Business
Advised GlaxoSmithKline plc ("GSK"), the UK listed international pharmaceutical and consumer healthcare company, on the combination of GSK's and Pfizer's Consumer Health businesses to create a world-leading Joint Venture
Advised the shareholders of Flormel, a leader in healthy snacks and indulgences in Brazil, manufacturing snacks, snack bars, candies, chocolates, and other premium packaged food products, on the sale of a minority stake to Unbox Capital, the investment arm of the controlling shareholders of Magazine Luiza, one of the largest retailers in Brazil
Advised TT International, a leading independent asset management firm focused on managing high alpha, high conviction active management strategies for institutional investors, on its sale to Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, Inc.
Beattie McGuinness Bungay Ltd.
Advised Cheil Worldwide, Inc, South Korea’s largest marketing agency, on the acquisition of Beattie McGuinness Bungay Ltd, a leading independent UK advertising agency
Pension Trustees of Galiform PLC
Advised the Pension Trustees of the Galiform PLC Defined Benefit Pension Scheme to negotiate a revised schedule of payments to fund its deficit
Advised Experian plc, the FTSE100 global information services company, on the sale of certain UK database marketing activities into a newly formed joint venture with British Sky Broadcasting Group PLC
Tegel Foods Limited
Advised Pacific Equity Partners and ANZ, the shareholders of Tegel Foods (Tegel), on the sale of Tegel, New Zealand’s preeminent producer of poultry products, to Affinity Equity Partners
Advised Bionomics Ltd, in relation to the tender process run by Bionomics’ largest shareholder, Start-up Australia Ventures (“Start-up”), for its 28% stake in the company, follow on sell-down of Start-up’s stake to 8% and associated capital raising by Bionomics
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
Tate & Lyle plc
Advised Tate & Lyle plc, a leading provider of ingredients and solutions to the food, beverage and other industries, on the re-alignment of Eaststarch C.V., its 50:50 corn wet milling joint venture in Europe with Archer Daniels Midland Company
International Medical Group, Inc.
Advised International Medical Group, Inc., a leader in the global insurance and assistance services market, on its sale to ABRY Partners
Specialized Anodized Extrusion Holding Switzerland AG (Spandex)
Advised Gilde Buy Out Partners on the sale of Spandex, a specialized B2B distributor of graphic media and equipment to the signage and visual communications industry, to Chequers Capital
U.S. rights to an authorized generic version of Adderall XR
Advised Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. on the divestment of the U.S. rights to an authorized generic version of Adderall XR
Advised MorphoSys AG, a German biopharmaceutical company, on a regional licensing agreement covering Greater China and comprising its investigational anti-CD38 antibody MOR202 targeting multiple myeloma, with I-Mab
Advised Lion, an Australian subsidiary of Kirin, on its acquisition of a strategic stake in Remedy Kombucha, Australia’s leading producer and distributer of kombucha beverages
Advised PLA S.A, an Argentina-based manufacturer of agricultural machinery, on its sale to Deere & Co.
Long-term lithium hydroxide offtake agreement with Mitsui & Co.
Advised Kidman Resources Limited, an ASX-listed hard rock lithium mining company with a 50% interest in the West Australian Mt. Holland lithium project, on a lithium hydroxide offtake agreement with Mitsui & Co., a leading global marketing and trading conglomerate based in Japan. The agreement is for an initial term of two years, plus two 2-year term extension options
Advised Denali Incorporated, a leading designer and manufacturer of engineered fiberglass reinforced plastic (FRP) products, on its acquisition by National Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NYSE: NOV), a leading provider of technology, equipment, and services to the global oil and gas industry
Advised 2Get, the largest independent search firm in Brazil, on its sale to Heidrick & Struggles, a leading global player in executive search and consulting
Centrifuge and processing equipment business of Koki Holdings Co., Ltd.
Advised Eppendorf AG, a leading family-owned life science company, on the acquisition of the centrifuge and processing equipment business of KKR-owned Koki Holdings Co., Ltd., a manufacturer of power tools and centrifuge and processing equipment
Advised InBev SA, the world's largest brewery, on the sale of German regional brewery Dinkelacker-Schwaben Bräu KG
Sole advisor to CABB, a leading producer of monochloroacetic acid and related specialty intermediates, on the acquisition of SF-Chem, a manufacturer of chlorine and sulphur specialty intermediates
Puerta Mexico Transportation Facility
Advised Ports America, Inc., a portfolio company of Highstar Capital, on its sale of Puerta Mexico, a state-of-the-art customs-clearing intermodal transportation facility located in the Mexico City market
Planar Solutions, LLC
Advised Wacker Chemie AG on the sale of Wacker Chemical Corporation’s 50% equity stake in Planar Solutions LLC, a dedicated CMP slurry manufacturer, to its JV partner, FUJIFILM Corporation
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
Advised the Norwegian Government in relation to some specific issues in connection with the restructuring of SAS, the leading airline group in Northern Europe
Advised CoreLogic on a publicly-announced review of strategic alternatives
Atwood Mobile Products, LLC
Advised Dometic Group AB, a portfolio company of EQT, on its acquisition of Atwood Mobile Products, a global manufacturer of appliances and hardware for the RV, On-/Off-Highway and Marine industries
NSW Thoroughbred Racing Media Rights
Advised Tabcorp Holdings Limited (“Tabcorp”), a leading diversified Australian entertainment group with wagering, gaming, racing media and Keno operations, on reaching agreement on a long-term deal for domestic broadcast, digital and international media rights for NSW thoroughbred racing content, and a contemporaneous Pay TV deal with Foxtel
Advised Alcoa Inc. on its separation into two independent, publicly-traded companies
Advised Deltaplam, a Brazilian flexible packaging manufacturer, on its 100% sale to Sealed Air Corporation, a global provider of knowledge-based food, product and medical packaging solutions
Advised Recepta Biopharma on a capital raise
Cura Imagem e Diagnóstico Ltda.
Advising Cura, a leading independent provider of diagnostic imaging (MRI, CT, etc.) and other clinical analysis services on the sale of 70% of its stake to the PE fund Vinci Partners
Advised I Squared Capital on the contribution of Pinnacle Midstream, its Delaware Basin Midstream Company, to EagleClaw Midstream as part of the formation of a leading Delaware Basin Midstream Partnership with EagleClaw Midstream and Blackstone Energy Partners
M&T Bank's Ownership Interest in Cramer Rosenthal McGlynn
Advised M&T Bank on the sale of its ownership interest in Cramer Rosenthal McGlynn to the company's management team
Allgemeine HypothekenBank Rheinboden AG
(49.9% stake owned by BHW Holdings AG) Advised BHW Holding AG, a retail financial services group, on the sale of its 49.9% stake in Allgemeine HypothekenBank Rheinboden AG, a leading German mortgage and Pfandbrief bank
Schenck Process Holding GmbH
Advised HgCapital on the sale of Schenck Process, one of the global market leading providers of industrial weighing, feeding, screening and automation equipment and solutions
IAC / InterActiveCorp.
Advised the Special Committee of the Board of Directors of IAC, a leading Internet company, on the repurchase of all IAC shares owned by Liberty Media in exchange for a combination of cash and two operating businesses, Evite and Gifts.com
Advised Det Norske Veritas on its merger with Germanischer Lloyd to create the third largest player in the Testing, Inspection and Certification industry, focused on ship classification, oil & gas and energy
Fresh & Easy (owned by Tesco plc)
Advised Tesco plc, a listed FTSE 100 retailer, on the sale of a substantive part of Fresh & Easy’s operating business to YFE Holdings, Inc, an affiliate of The Yucaipa Companies, LLC
Advised BancTec, Inc., a leading business process outsourcing company, on its acquisition by HandsOn3, LLC and subsequent combination with Dataforce Group to create one of the largest pure-play BPO businesses, spanning over 50 countries
Frauenthal Automotive Sales GmbH
Advised The Boler Company, parent of truck component supplier Hendrickson, on the acquisition of Frauenthal Automative Sales GmbH, a European manufacturer of leaf springs and stabilizers
Stakes in David Jones and Country Road
Advised Solomon Lew in reviewing his strategic options in relation to David Jones and Country Road. Mr Lew ultimately sold his 11.8% stake in the tightly held Country Road to Woolworths Holdings. Woolworths Holdings also acquired David Jones, Australia’s premier department store, in which Mr Lew held a 9.9% stake
Fairway Group Holdings Corp.
Advised Fairway Group Holdings Corp., a grocery store chain operating fifteen stores in the New York metropolitan area, in connection with its pre-packaged Chapter 11 bankruptcy plan
Fragrance Resources Group
Advised IFF, one of the world’s largest flavors and fragrances businesses, on the acquisition of Fragrance Resources Group, a family-owned fragrance company headquartered in Switzerland
Advised the shareholders of Thermamax, a leading family-owned manufacturer of highly engineered high temperature insulation solutions on the sale of the Company
Willbros Group, Inc.
Advised Willbros Group, Inc., a specialty energy infrastructure contractor serving the power and oil & gas industries, on its sale to Primoris Services Corporation
Advised Condé Nast on the sale of Golf Digest, a leading golf media brand, to Discovery
Advised Columbia Helicopters, the global leader of heavy-lift helicopter operations and trusted expert in maintenance, repair and overhaul services, on its sale to AE Industrial Partners
Olifant Energy, LLC
Advised U.S. Energy Development Corporation, a Texas-based, privately held oil and gas operator, on its acquisition of Olifant Energy Corporation, a Tulsa-based E&P company with operations in Ward County of the Delaware Basin
Sistemas Informaticos Abiertos, S.A.
Advised Indra (BME:IDR), a leading Spanish IT and transport & defense player, on the acquisition of Sistemas Informáticos Abiertos S.A. (“SIA”), the #3 cybersecurity player in Spain
Community Fibre Limited
Advised Warburg Pincus LLC and Deutsche Telekom Capital Partners on the acquisition of a majority stake in CommunityFibre Limited, a leading full fibre network infrastructure platform in U.K.
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
KemFine UK Ltd
Advised KemFine Group Oy, a 3i portfolio company, on the sale of its UK-based fine chemicals business, KemFine UK Ltd, to AURELIUS AG
Advised Masco Corporation, a leading global provider of home improvement and building products, on the tax-free spin-off of its Installation Services business
Antin Solar Investments
Advised Antin Infrastructure Partners on its sale of Antin Solar Investments, a leading Italian solar platform, to a consortium of investors comprised of Swiss Life Asset Management and Quercus Investment Partners
Portfolio of synthetic royalty and milestone rights on multiple cardiovascular programs
Advised CorMatrix Cardiovascular, a leading medical device company with a differentiated extracellular matrix technology, on the sale of a portfolio of synthetic royalty and milestone rights on multiple cardiovascular programs
Advised Morris Corporation, a leading independent player in Australia’s remote facilities management sector, on its sale to Sodexo SA, a France-based leading global facilities services company
Advised Oak Hill Advisors in the sale of Greenpark Aparcamientos, a leading off-street car park operator, to Parkia, a portfolio company of First State Investments
Starpharma Holdings Limited, patented VivaGel BV® product
Advised Starpharma Holdings Limited on a U.S. licensing agreement of its patented VivaGel BV® product with ITF Pharma, a U.S. subsidiary of Italfarmaco S.p.A., a privately held European specialty pharmaceutical company
Advised Condé Nast on the sale of Brides, a leading wedding and bridal brand, to IAC
EnerVest properties in the Utica Shale
Advised EnerVest Ltd., and its associated investment partnerships, on the sale of Utica Shale oil and gas properties across 12 counties in eastern Ohio to an entity controlled by Encino Acquisition Partners
American Commercial Lines
Advised American Commercial Lines, a leading provider of maritime transportation services, on its pre-packaged in-court recapitalization
Drakkar Holdings SA (Adisseo Group)
Advised CVC Capital Partners on the divestiture of Adisseo via the sale of Drakkar Holdings SA to China National BlueStar, a subsidiary of state-owned diversified chemicals company China National Chemical Corporation. Adisseo is a leading player in the animal nutrition market
Forest City Ratner
Advised Forest City Enterprises, Inc. on the restructuring of its business relationship with its New York City affiliate Forest City Ratner
Advised NewSmith Capital, an independent investment management group, on a strategic agreement with UniCredit whereby UniCredit will acquire NewSmith’s Financial Products credit advisory business, assume a 5% stake in NewSmith Capital and become an investor in NewSmith funds
U.S. Shipping Partners L.P.
Advised U.S. Shipping Partners L.P. in connection with its pre-arranged Chapter 11 proceedings
Detroit Retirement Systems
Advised the General Retirement System of the City of Detroit and the Police and Fire Retirement System of the City of Detroit (the Detroit Retirement Systems) in connection with the City of Detroit's Chapter 9 bankruptcy proceedings
Modern Star Pty Ltd
Advised Modern Star, Australia and New Zealand’s #1 supplier of education resources and educational toys, on the sale of 90% of its shares to Navis Capital, a leading private equity group focused on investments in South and Southeast Asia
Advised Hortifruti, Brazil's number one premium retailer of healthy food, on the sale of a significant minority stake to Partners Group, a global private markets investment manager
Advised MANN+HUMMEL GmbH, a leading global manufacturer of filtration solutions, on the acquisition of the global filtration operations (excluding the Affinia South America operations) of Affinia Group
Advised Danone, a world leading food company, on its business and capital alliance with Yakult Honsha, the largest probiotic dairy product manufacturer in Japan
Advised Wave Computing, an artificial intelligence solutions company developing proprietary dataflow-based architecture systems, on the acquisition of MIPS Tech, a leading provider of processor architecture IP, and other strategic initiatives
Acted on behalf of a group of independent shareholders of Sky plc, representing their interests at the Hearings Committee of the UK Takeover Panel and at the Takeover Appeals Board in the context of the Panel’s determination of a Chain Principle Offer price payable by Disney for Sky
Advised Grupo Monge, a leading Latin American retailer and consumer finance company, in the establishment of a long-term funding relationship with impact investment manager BlueOrchard
The Laundress Inc.
Advised The Laundress Inc., a laundry and home cleaning products brand, on its sale to Unilever, a British-Dutch consumer goods company
Advised the shareholders of Ourinvest DTVM, a leading Brazilian securities broker focused on providing high net-worth individuals custody, distribution and trading services, on the sale of an 80% stake to BTG Pactual, one of Brazil’s largest independent investment banking firms
Advised OurHealth, a provider of onsite and near-site employer-sponsored primary care clinics, on its sale to General Atlantic and merger with Marathon Health
Advised Abac, a leading Iberian private equity firm, on the sale of M&R, a leading designer and distributor of aftermarket spare parts for the auto industry
(minority shareholding of the Maybach Family)
Advised the Maybach Family Shareholders on the sale of their shareholding in MTU Friedrichshafen, one of the leading global manufacturers of high speed diesel engines, to majority shareholder DaimlerChrysler AG
American Commercial Lines
Advised American Commercial Lines, an operator of barges, towboats and shipyards, on its out of court restructuring
Advised Bridgepoint Advisors Limited on the acquisition of CABB GmbH, a German global provider of fine and specialty chemicals and custom manufacturing solutions
Morgans Hotel Group
Advised the Special Transaction Committee of the Board of Morgans Hotel Group on the transfer of its ownership interests in Delano South Beach and The Light Group to The Yucaipa Companies in exchange for the cancellation of certain securities held by Yucaipa (debt, preferred stock and warrants) together with a $100 million rights offering backstopped by Yucaipa
Sanyo DI Solution
Advised Advantage Partners, a leading private equity fund in Japan, on the acquisition of 100% stake in Sanyo DI Solution, the digital still camera OEM business in SANYO Electric, a group company of Panasonic
Boart Longyear Ltd.
Advised the Board of Directors of Boart Longyear, the world’s leading supplier of drilling services and equipment for mining and drilling companies, on its strategic review process and subsequent comprehensive recapitalization transactions with certain affiliates of Centerbridge Partners, L.P.
Portfolio of GlaxoSmithKline plc consumer and OTC brands
Advised GlaxoSmithKline plc, a leading British pharmaceutical company, on the disposal of a portfolio of consumer and OTC brands to Omega Pharma NV, a subsidiary of Perrigo Company plc
Advised Brasil/CT on a capital injection made by Invest Tech in the Company. Brasil/CT specializes in the e-commerce market and is a leader in B2C and B2B full-commerce and loyalty operations in Brazil. Invest Tech is an investment manager focused on venture capital and private equity in the technology and telecom sectors
Lion’s Australian Premium Wine Business – Fine Wine Partners
Advised Lion, a leading Australasian food and beverage company wholly owned by Japanese conglomerate Kirin, on the sale of its Australian wine business Fine Wine Partners to Accolade Wines, a portfolio company of CHAMP Private Equity
Advised Grupo Proenfar, a Colombia-based plastics packaging solutions provider, and its shareholders on its sale to Weener Plastics
Inenco Group Pty Ltd
Advised the founding family of Inenco Group Pty Ltd, one of Australasia’s leading industrial distributors, on the sale of their remaining 65% stake to Genuine Parts Company
Advised ICC Brazil, the leader in animal health and nutrition ingredients derived from yeast in Brazil, on establishing a long term strategic partnership with Lallemand, a global leader in the development, production and marketing of yeast, bacteria and specialty ingredients
Advised Supplier Participações, the largest credit fintech company in Brazil and the first independent mover in supply chain financing, on the sale of a majority stake to Totvs, the leading provider of management software and related consulting services in Brazil
Daimler's Mercedes-Benz passenger car and private vans distribution operations in Colombia
Advised Inchcape, a leading global independent multi-brand automotive distributor, on its acquisition of the Mercedes-Benz passenger car and private vans distribution operations in Colombia from Daimler Colombia
Advised Cerner Corporation, a leader in healthcare information technology, on its sale of its RevWorks revenue cycle management services business to R1 RCM, a leading provider of technology-enabled RCM services
Surgery Partners’ Anesthesia Services
Advised Surgery Partners, a leading owner and operator of surgical facilities, on the divestiture of its anesthesia services business to NorthStar Anesthesia
AEA Technology plc
Advised AEA Technology plc, a UK provider of Rail and Environmental services, on the sale of a portfolio of non-core businesses to Coller Capital. The sale formed part of a wider financial restructuring plan
Paladin Brands Holding, Inc.
Advised Paladin Brands Holding, Inc., the largest independent manufacturer of attachments and tools used in heavy and light mobile construction equipment
Heartscape Technologies, Inc.
Advised Heartscape Technologies, a medical device company on its sale of substantially all its assets to Roper Industries, a diversified growth company
Timberland Assets of Forest Capital Partners, LLC
Advised Hancock Timber Resources Group, the largest Timber Investment Management Organization globally and a subsidiary of Hancock Natural Resource Group, Inc., and Molpus Woodlands Group on the acquisition of 1.9 million acres of timberlands from Forest Capital Partners, LLC
Dick Smith Electronics, a subsidiary of Woolworths Limited
Advised Woolworths Limited, Australia’s largest supermarket operator, on the sale of its Consumer Electronics retail chain, Dick Smith Electronics, to Anchorage Capital Partners
Advised Sato Holdings Corporation, a leading global provider of Auto-ID solutions, on its acquisition of a significant minority stake in DataLase Ltd, a UK-based provider of materials for laser coding and marking of products and packaging
Advised Policard, one of the largest electronic payment companies in Brazil, on the combination of its business with the Brazilian operations of Groupe Up, one of the leading employee benefits, public, social and loyalty programs providers in the world
Portfolio of 119 marketed and development pipeline products from Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.
Advised Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., the world’s largest generic drug company, on the divestment of a portfolio of 119 marketed and development pipeline products to Rivopharm SA
Cura Imagem e Diagnóstico Ltda.
Advised Cura, a leading independent provider of diagnostic imaging (MRI, CT, etc.) and other clinical analysis services on the sale of 70% of its stake to the PE fund Vinci Partners
Advising IFC and Principia Capital Partners on the sale of their stakes in Pravaler, Brazil’s leading provider of student loans for college students, to Itaú Unibanco, Brazil’s largest financial institution
CME Group Inc.
Advised CME Group, Inc., the operator of a leading global derivatives marketplace, on the structured sale of its 25% equity stake in Bursa Malaysia Derivatives Berhad to Bursa Malaysia Berhad
Gerard Lighting Group’s Sylvania and Austube Businesses
Advised Gerard Lighting Group, an Australian provider of commercial lighting solutions, on the sale of its infrastructure lighting businesses, Sylvania and Austube to Schréder
Remaining Pipe Fabrication Business
Advised McDermott International, a leading provider of technology, engineering and construction solutions to the global energy industry, on the sale of the remaining Pipe Fabrication Business
Advised VX Fiber, an international infrastructure and technology business focused on Fibre-to-the-Home networks, on its sale to the infrastructure fund AMP Capital
Topaz Power Partners
(portfolio of seven power plants)
Advised Topaz Power Partners (a joint venture of Sempra Energy and Carlyle / Riverstone) on the sale of a portfolio of seven power plants to an affiliate of Carlyle / Riverstone
Advised Capvis, a leading Swiss private equity firm, on its acquisition of the BARTEC Group, a leading European provider of industrial safety technology, from Allianz Capital Partners, the captive private equity arm of Allianz AG, and the Barlian family (founding family)
Advised Chrysler in connection with the chapter 11 proceedings to effectuate the sale of substantially all of its operating assets and certain liabilities to a newly created entity that will be 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
Close Brothers Cayman Limited
Advised Close Brothers plc, an independent financial services group, on the sale of its Cayman based offshore business to Intertrust Group Holdings SA
Solar PV power plant in Italy
Advised Antin Infrastructure Partners on the acquisition of a c.20MW solar PV power plant in Italy
Merlin Securities LLC
Advised Merlin Securities LLC, a leading prime brokerage company in the U.S., on its sale to Wells Fargo
Tesco PLC's Chinese retail operations
Advised Tesco PLC on the formation of a joint venture with China Resources Enterprise, a Hong Kong listed, Chinese retailer, to create the leading multi-format retailer in China
Leather Services Business Unit of Clariant International Ltd
Advised Clariant International Ltd, the Swiss specialty chemicals company, on the sale of its Leather Services Business Unit to Stahl Holdings (portfolio company of Wendel), a leading supplier in the leather chemicals and performance coating industries
Advised Reckitt Benckiser, a leading consumer goods manufacturer, on the acquisition of the global rights to the K-Y brand, a leader in intimate lubricants
Perseus Books LLC
Advised Perseus Books LLC, a leading independent publishing company, on the sale of its publishing business to Hachette Book Group, Inc.
Advised TEGNA, Inc., a major broadcasting and digital marketing services company, on the spin-off of Cars.com and the creation of two independent publicly traded companies: one focused on television broadcasting and one focused on the online automotive marketplace.
Portfolio of generic marketed products in France from Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.
Advised Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., the world’s largest generic drug company, on the divestment of a portfolio of generic marketed products in France to Arrow Generiques SAS (a subsidiary of Aurobindo Pharma Limited).
Mãe Terra Produtos Naturais Ltda.
Advised Mãe Terra Produtos Naturais Ltda., Brazil’s leading Natural & Organic food products company, on its sale to The Unilever Group
36.5% stake in DNV GL Group AS
Advised Det Norske Veritas Holding AS (“DNV”) on its acquisition of the 36.5% stake in DNV GL Group AS it did not already own from Mayfair Vermögensverwaltungs SE, whereby DNV is becoming the sole shareholder and regaining full control of DNV GL
Advised EQT, a leading alternative investments firm with more than EUR 37 billion of AUM on the sale of its portfolio company IslaLink, a leading neutral and independent submarine fiber infrastructure operator in the Balearic Islands
Formation of an incorporated joint venture
Advised Flinders Mines, an ASX-listed mining exploration and development company, on the formation of an incorporated joint venture with BBI Group, providing a structure for the potential integrated financing and development of Flinders’ Pilbara Iron Ore Project and BBI Group’s Balla Balla rail and port infrastructure project
Nitta Casings and Nitta Casings Canada
Advised Viscofan (BME:VIS), the #1 producer of artificial casings for the meat industry worldwide (>30% market share), on the acquisition of Nitta Casings and Nitta Casings Canada (“NCI” and “NCCI”) one of the leading brands in the production of collagen casings in North America, from Nitta Gelatin (TSE:4977)
Journal Communications, Inc.
Advised the Board of Directors of Journal Communications, Inc., a diversified media company with newspaper and broadcasting interests, in connection with the repurchase of 100% of the issued and outstanding shares of its Class C Common Stock from successors to the Company’s founding family
Sye business area of Net Insight AB
Advised Net Insight AB, a global leader in media networks, on the sale of Sye, a market-leading true live “over-the-top” (OTT) technology for low-latency live streaming, to Amazon.com, Inc.
U.S. rights to 5 generic injectable drug products from Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.
Advised Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. on the divestment of the U.S. rights to 5 generic injectable drug products to Sagent Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Advised Redbubble, a global online independent artist community and marketplace, on the acquisition of TeePublic, a similar online platform, and associated A$61 million equity raising
Champion Flour Limited
Advised Goodman Fielder, a leading Australian listed food company, on the sale of its New Zealand flour milling business, Champion Flour, to Nisshin Seifun Group Inc.
Advised Airnorth, Australia’s largest independent Airline, on the sale of 85% of its shares on issue to Bristow Group, a leading provider of helicopter services to the worldwide offshore energy industry, for an implied 100% equity value of US$44m
Aralez Pharmaceuticals Inc.
Advised QLT Inc. on its strategic equity investment in Aralez Pharmaceuticals Inc., a newly formed global specialty pharmaceutical company resulting from the business combination of POZEN Inc. and Tribute Pharmaceuticals Canada Inc., and the special distribution of the Aralez shares to QLT shareholders.
Destination Maternity Corporation
Advised Destination Maternity Corporation, the largest maternity, apparel specialty retailer in the United States, on the sale of its intellectual property, e-commerce business, marketing partnership business, store-in-store retail business and other assets to Marquee Brands, a US based investment firm, as part of the Company’s Chapter 11 reorganization
Portal de Documentos
Advised Portal de Documentos, a provider of digital solutions for participants in the credit cycle, with procedures for credit collection, renegotiation and servicing of vehicle and real estate loans, on its 100% sale to Brazil’s Stock Exchange, B3 S.A. – Brasil, Bolsa, Balcão
Portfolio of 2 wind farms of Grupo Empresarial Enhol
Advised Grupo Empresarial Enhol, a leading independent renewable power generator, on the divestment of its controlling stakes in two wind farms located in Spain with a total installed capacity of 48 MW
Biotage (Biosystems division)
Advised Biotage AB (OMX: BIOT), a global biotechnology company, on its strategic review resulting in the disposal of its Biosystems division which offers systems for genetic analysis mainly for use in clinical research
Advised Premier Farnell plc, a global distributor of electronic components and industrial products, on the sale of its UK industrial tools distribution division
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
Peoplebank Holdings PTY LTD
Advised Recruit Holdings Co.,Ltd, the leading global staffing services company in Japan, on the acquisition of Peoplebank Holdings PTY LTD, Australasia’s leading IT&T recruitment company
Advised Transpower New Zealand, the state owned owner-operator of New Zealand’s electricity distribution network on the sale of its wholly owned subsidiary d-cyphaTrade Limited to the Australian Securities Exchange. d-cyphaTrade specializes in the design and marketing of Australian electricity derivatives traded on the ASX24 derivatives platform
Advised Elders on the sale of Futuris Automotive, Australia’s largest automotive component manufacturer, to Clearlake Capital, a US based private equity firm
Detergents & Intermediates Business Unit of Clariant International Ltd
Advised Clariant International Ltd, the Swiss specialty chemicals company, on the sale of its Detergents & Intermediates Business Unit to International Chemical Investors Group, a privately owned industrial holding company focusing on mid-sized chemicals and pharmaceutical businesses
Grupo Aeromexico S.A. de C.V
Advised Delta Air Lines, Inc. in connection with its strategic minority investment in Grupo Aeromexico S.A. de C.V
euNetworks Group Limited
Advised euNetworks Group Ltd, a Singapore listed operator of a fibre telecommunications network in Europe, on a repurchase at a discount of the majority of its outstanding convertible bonds, financed by a placement and rights issue
The Warehouse Group Limited
Advised Woolworths Limited, Australia’s largest supermarket operator, on strategic options for the divestment of its 8.8% holding in The Warehouse Group, New Zealand’s largest general merchandise retailer
Abacus Health Products, Inc.
Advised Abacus Health Products, Inc., a leader in over-the-counter (“OTC”) topical products combining active pharmaceutical ingredients with cannabidiol (“CBD”) hemp extract, on its sale to the Charlotte’s Web Holdings, Inc., a market leader in hemp-derived CBD wellness products.
Texas Genco LLC
Advised Texas Genco LLC on the sale of a fuel oil pipeline and associated storage assets to TEPPCO Partners LP
Electronics Manufacturing Solutions Segment of CTS Corporation
Advised CTS Corporation on the sale of its Electronics Manufacturing Solutions segment, an electronics contract manufacturing service provider, to Benchmark Electronics
, Boston (Sumitomo Bank)
Advised Sumitomo Bank on the public sale to the Blackstone Group of its promissory note secured by the first mortgage on The Ritz-Carlton, Boston.
Australian Portable Buildings
Advised CHAMP Ventures on the sale of its portfolio company Australian Portable Buildings, a leading Australian manufacturer of customized modular buildings, to a consortium comprising Black Diamond Group and WEQ Britco
TOWER Australia Group Limited
Advised TOWER Australia, a provider of life insurance, risk, superannuation and retirement solutions, on its non-accelerated, 1 for 7 renounceable entitlement offer
Advised Renewi plc, a leading waste to product company, on the sale of its Canadian operations to Convent Capital, an Amsterdam-based investment firm
Publications International, Ltd. Children’s Division
Advised Publications International, a leading consumer book publisher, on the sale of its Children’s Division to Jiangsu Phoenix Publishing and Media Corporation Limited
Advised Derma Sciences, Inc., a tissue regeneration company focused on advanced wound and burn care, on the acquisition of a proprietary regenerative medicine products company BioD, LLC and a concurrent private placement.
Advised United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority Non Departmental Public Body, arm of the UK Government, on the sale of UKAEA Limited, its commercial nuclear decommissioning services business, to Babcock International Group plc
GWA Group Limited’s Door and Access Controls Business
Advised Allegion plc, a leading global security products and solutions provider, on the acquisition of GWA Group Limited’s Door & Access Systems Business, a leading provider of door furniture and commercial locksmith services in Australia
Bemis Company, Inc. (certain of its recently acquired packaging assets)
Advised Bemis Company, Inc. on the sale of certain of its recently acquired flexible packaging assets as required by the U.S. Department of Justice as a condition to the closing of its $1.2 billion acquisition of the Alcan Packaging Food Americas business (business unit of Rio Tinto plc)