Capabilities by Region
Greenhill is active in all major markets with meaningful corporate advisory activity, including North and South America, Europe, Japan and Australia.
Advised Chromalox, a leading provider of electrical products, systems and solutions for industrial process heating and temperature management, on its sale to Spirax Sarco, a global engineering group
Advised QLT Inc. on its merger with Aegerion Pharmaceuticals and concurrent equity raise to create a rare disease-focused global biopharmaceutical organization
Investec Bank (Australia) Limited
Advised Investec Bank (Australia) Limited on the sale of its Professional Finance and Asset Finance and Leasing businesses, its deposit book, and its Australian banking licence to Bank of Queensland Limited (“BOQ”). BOQ is a leading regional Australian bank which provides retail and business banking
Advised Godfrey Hirst, the leading manufacturer, distributor and marketer of carpet and hard flooring in Australia and New Zealand, on its sale to Mohawk Industries, the NYSE-listed global flooring company
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.
Lion’s Dairy and Drinks business
Advising Lion, one of Australasia’s leading beverage companies and a wholly owned subsidiary of Japanese conglomerate Kirin Holdings, on the sale of its Dairy and Drink business to China Mengniu Dairy
Lane Industries Incorporated
Advised Lane Industries Incorporated, a privately-held construction company specializing in heavy civil projects, including design-build and public private partnerships, on its sale to Salini Impregilo S.p.A.
Olsy SpA (Olivetti SpA)
Advised Wang on its acquisition of Olsy, the systems and solutions division of Olivetti, for a combination of cash and securities.
Advised specialty medical products company, Maxxim Medical, in connection with its Chapter 11 proceedings and sale to Medline and others
Advised Vector Capital on the acquisition of Cheetahmail from Experian plc
Marshall Retail Group
Advised WH Smith PLC, one of the UK’s leading retailers, on the acquisition of Marshall Retail Group, a market leading US travel retailer with operations across airport, resort and tourist locations, from Brentwood Associates, a consumer-focused private equity firm
American Dental Partners, Inc.
Advised American Dental Partners, Inc. (NASD: ADPI), one of the nation’s leading business partners to dental group practices, on its sale to JLL Partners, a leading private equity firm
Advised Aevum Limited, an ASX listed owner, operator and developer of retirement villages and aged care facilities on its response to a hostile takeover offer from Stockland Ltd, a global property development and investment management group
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
Incisive Media plc
Advised the Independent Directors of Incisive Media plc, a B2B media publisher, on a recommended MBO approach backed by Apax
Advising Lonmin PLC, a major fully integrated producer of Platinum Group Metals, on the amendment of its debt facilities to support the review and implementation of its strategic options
(Pulp Chemicals Business)
Advised Sterling Chemicals on the disposal of its Pulp Chemicals Business. The business is one of the largest providers of chemicals for the processing and bleaching of pulp and paper products.
Intec Telecom Systems plc
Advised CSG Systems, a leading provider of customer management and billing solutions in North America, on its acquisition of Intec Telecom Systems plc, a global provider of BSS solutions
One Communications Corp.
Advised EarthLink, a provider of IP services to consumers and businesses, on its acquisition of One Communications, an integrated telecommunications solutions provider
J. Malucelli Participacao em Seguros E Resseguros S.A
Advised Travelers, the largest listed property and casualty insurance company in the U.S., on the acquisition of a ~43% stake in J. Malucelli Participacao em Seguros E Resseguros, the leading surety insurance company in Brazil, through the issue of new common shares (with an option to increase to 49.9% within 18 months)
Advised USEN Corporation, a diversified media company, on the sale of Intelligence Ltd., its 100% owned human resources staffing subsidiary
WH Smith PLC
Advised WH Smith PLC, one of the UK’s leading retailers, on its £166m non pre-emptive equity placing and new £120m financing facility
U.S. rights to 8 generic drug products from Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.
Advised Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. on the divestment of the U.S. rights to 8 generic drug products to Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories
Mutual Risk Management
Advised MRM, a global insurance, risk management, and financial administration services provider on the restructuring of $350 million of externally held financial indebtedness, and on the sale of certain key subsidiaries. The restructuring plan provided for this indebtedness to be exchanged for a package of cash and new debt and equity securities
Provided financial advice to Inchcape, the leading independent international automotive retailer, on its assessment of funding and strategic options, resulting in a significant rights issue to strengthen the balance sheet