Capabilities by Region
Greenhill is active in all major markets with meaningful corporate advisory activity, including in North America, South America, Europe, Japan and Australia.
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
Advised Marine Service business 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.
WH Smith PLC
Advised WH Smith PLC on a possible offer for the company from Permira Advisers Limited
International Multifoods Corporation
Advised International Multifoods Corporation, whose brands include Pillsbury, Martha White, Hungry Jack and Robin Hood, on its sale to the J.M Smucker Company.
Taylor & Francis Group Plc
Advised Informa Group on its merger with Taylor & Francis. Following the merger, Informa shareholders own 51% of the combined company
Allegiance Telecom, Inc.
Advised Allegiance Telecom, a telecommunications products and services provider, in connection with its Chapter 11 proceedings, including its sale to XO Communications, Inc
Cable & Wireless
Advised Cable & Wireless plc in connection with the Chapter 11 proceedings of its US subsidiary, Cable & Wireless America, including its sale to Savvis Communications for $155 million
Advised the independent committee of the Board of Directors of Debenhams plc, a leading UK department store chain, with regards to the sale of the company
Loral Space and Communications Ltd.
Advised Loral with its Chapter 11 proceedings. Advised on the sale of its North American Fixed Satellite Services assets to Intelsat for $1.1 billion
AboveNet, Inc. (Metromedia Fiber Network, Inc.)
Advised Metromedia Fiber Network (now renamed AboveNet), a leading telecommunications company, in connection with its chapter 11 proceedings, including its ultimate standalone financial restructuring