The transactions highlighted below are representative of Greenhill engagements. In addition, the Firm has completed many engagements that were not publicly-disclosed.
The transactions highlighted below are representative of Greenhill engagements. In addition, the Firm has completed many engagements that were not publicly-disclosed.
Advised Australian Unity Funds Management on a A$320m equity raising and A$80m cash liquidity offer for Australian Unity Healthcare Property Trust
Advised ASX-listed real estate investment trust Dexus and its unlisted diversified property fund, Dexus Wholesale Property Fund, on Dexus Wholesale Property Fund’s merger with AMP Capital Diversified Property Fund
Advised the Ad Hoc Group of First Lien Lenders on the Chapter 11 restructuring of Speedcast International Limited (ASX:SDA)
Advising Forest Road Acquisition Corp., a special purpose acquisition company, on the three-way merger with The Beachbody Company Group, LLC and Myx Fitness Holdings, LLC
Advised Sunwing, a leading Canadian travel company and leisure airline, on its C$375mm financing under the Large Employer Emergency Financing Facility (LEEFF) program administered by the Canada Enterprise Emergency Funding Corp. and overseen by the Government of Canada
Advising Fusion Connect, a telecommunications services provider, on the sale of its Canadian subsidiary, Primus Telecommunications, to Distributel Communications Ltd.
Advised KingSett Capital, a leading Canadian real estate private equity investor, on the sale of its portfolio company, VersaCold Logistics Services, Canada's leading cold storage warehouse owner/operator
Advised the Company on its CCAA and Ch.15 proceedings and $1.5bn sale through a Sale and Investment Solicitation Process (SISP)
Advised Vorboss Limited, a London-based fibre operator, on its sale to Fern Fibre Limited / Octopus Investments, securing a funding commitment enabling an ambitious fibre deployment program
Advising Kenedix, one of the largest Japanese independent real estate asset managers, on its acquisition by Sumitomo Mitsui Finance and Leasing, one of the largest Japanese leasing companies
Advised the ad-hoc Cross-Holder Group of lenders on the fully consensual Prepackaged Plan of Reorganization of iQor Holdings Inc., a business process outsourcing company
Advised Gannett Co., Inc., a news media and marketing solutions company, on the refinancing of ~$500mm of its term loan with convertible notes
Advising Sanoma Oyj (HEL: SAA1V), a European learning and media company listed on Nasdaq Helsinki, on the acquisition of Santillana Spain, a leading Spanish provider of K-12 learning materials, from Promotora de Informaciones S.A. (Grupo Prisa, BME: PRS)
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 VX Fiber, an international infrastructure and technology business focused on Fibre-to-the-Home networks, on its sale to the infrastructure fund AMP Capital
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 UK
Advised Cello Health, a global healthcare-focused advisory firm, on a recommended cash offer for its entire issued share capital from Arsenal Capital Partners, a specialised private equity firm based in the United States
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 the Ad Hoc Group of 1L lenders with respect to Fusion's Chapter 11 proceeding
Advised 3i Infrastructure plc on the sale of Wireless Infrastructure Group Limited, a leading independent telecommunications infrastructure provider focusing on mobile towers and indoor connectivity
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.
Advised 2Get, the largest independent search firm in Brazil, on its sale to Heidrick & Struggles, a leading global player in executive search and consulting
Advised Gannett Co., Inc., a media and marketing solutions company, in relation to its cash and stock merger with New Media Investment Group, Inc., one of the largest publishers of locally based print and online media in the United States
Advised Condé Nast on the sale of W, a leading fashion, entertainment, art and culture brand, to Future Media Group
Advised TEGNA, Inc., a leading broadcasting and digital marketing services company, on the acquisition of a television station in Indianapolis and television and radio stations in Columbus from Dispatch Broadcast Group
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
Advised Gannett Co., Inc., a media and marketing solutions company, in relation to an unsolicited acquisition proposal from and successful proxy contest with MNG Enterprises, Inc.
Advised Condé Nast on the sale of Brides, a leading wedding and bridal brand, to IAC
Advised Condé Nast on the sale of Golf Digest, a leading golf media brand, to Discovery
Advising MasMovil, the fourth largest Spanish telecom operator, in the sale of part of its fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) network to an international infrastructure fund. The transaction perimeter includes 933,000 homes across 5 main Spanish cities
Advised Dexus in relation to its acquisition of the 80 Collins precinct from QIC Global Real Estate
Advised T5 Data Centers, a leading national data center owner and operator, on the creation of a fully integrated platform with QuadReal Property Group to develop, acquire and operate data centers via a $1.0 billion investment from QuadReal
Advised TEGNA, Inc., a leading broadcasting and digital marketing services company, on the acquisition of 11 local television stations in 8 markets from Nexstar Media Group
Advised NII Holdings, a provider of mobile communications services in Brazil, on the sale of its 70% interest in its operations in Brazil (“Nextel Brazil”) to América Móvil
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 CatchMark Timber Trust, Inc. on its purchase of 1.1 million acres of East Texas timberlands from Campbell Global
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
Advised Antin Infrastructure Partners and West Street Infrastructure Partners, part of Goldman Sachs’ Merchant Banking division, in connection with the take private of CityFibre Infrastructure Holdings plc, a leading independent provider of wholesale fibre network infrastructure
Advised Ladbrokes Coral Group PLC, a leading multi-channel sports betting and gaming company, on a recommended offer from GVC Holdings PLC, a multi-national online sports betting and gaming company
Advised TEGNA, Inc., a major broadcasting and digital marketing services company, on the acquisition of Midwest Television, Inc.
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
Advised selected Second Lien Noteholders, including Canyon Capital Advisors, Mason Capital, Paulson & Co. and Soros Fund Management regarding Caesars Entertainment Operating Company’s Chapter 11 proceedings
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
Advised F+W Media, a content and e-commerce company focused on a variety of special interest categories, on the out-of-court restructuring of its c.$100 million term loan and a $15 million new money investment from existing lenders
Advised the Special Committee of Brookfield Canada Office Properties, Canada’s pre-eminent office real estate investment trust, on its go private transaction with Brookfield Property Partners L.P.
Advised the Ad Hoc Group of Senior Secured Noteholders in connection with the restructuring of Goodman Networks.
Advised GoDaddy, the largest domain name registrar worldwide and a leading web hosting provider, on its acquisition of Host Europe Group, the largest privately owned web services provider in Europe
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.
Advised Whistler Blackcomb Holdings Inc., a 75% owner and operator of the largest and most visited mountain resort in North America, on its sale to Vail Resorts, Inc.
Served as independent financial advisor to the Board of Directors of Gannett in connection with its acquisition of ReachLocal
Advised Digital Realty Trust, the world's largest wholesale colocation services and data center solutions provider, on its acquisition of a portfolio of eight carrier-neutral European data centers from Equinix
Advised Frieze, the premier art events and media company, on its strategic investment and partnership with WME IMG Global
Advised 3i Infrastructure plc, a leading UK listed investor in infrastructure businesses and assets, on its acquisition of a 36% economic interest in Wireless Infrastructure Group, the UK’s 2nd largest independent telecommunications tower company
Advised Perseus Books LLC, a leading independent publishing company, on the sale of its client services business to Ingram Content Group Inc.
Advised Perseus Books LLC, a leading independent publishing company, on the sale of its publishing business to Hachette Book Group, Inc.
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
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
Advised Ladbrokes plc, a leading UK betting and gaming company, on the recommended all-share merger with certain businesses of Gala Coral Limited, including Coral Retail, Eurobet Retail and Gala Coral Online
Provided Fairness Opinion to the Transaction Committee of the Board of Directors of New Senior Investment Group, a $2.5 billion publicly traded REIT, on its acquisition of a 28-property portfolio from Holiday Retirement, one of the largest private operators of senior housing in the US
Advised Telecity Group plc, Europe’s leading provider of premium carrier-neutral data centres, on a recommended cash and share offer from Equinix, Inc. a leading US provider of colocation data centre services globally
Advised Scholastic Corporation, a children’s publishing and education company, on the sale of its Educational Technology and Services business to Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Company, an educational and trade publisher
Advised the Board of Directors of Frontier in connection with its acquisition of wireline assets from Verizon in California, Florida and Texas
Advised Recruit Holdings Co.,Ltd, the leading global staffing services company in Japan, on the acquisition of Chandler Macleod Group Limited, a major general recruitment company
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 Nippon Television Holdings, a media and content company engaged in production and broadcasting primarily in Japan, on the acquisition of Tipness Limited, the fourth largest fitness club company in Japan, from Suntory Holdings and Marubeni Corporation
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.
Advised Gannett Co., Inc. a media and marketing solutions company, on its acquisition of Cars.com (part of Classified Ventures, LLC), a provider of online auto advertising solutions and consumer content.
Advised Global Trade Information Services, the world’s leading supplier of international merchandise trade data, on the sale of the company to IHS.
Advised TUI AG on the merger with TUI Travel Plc creating the world’s number one integrated leisure tourism business (+Transaction value represents enterprise value of combined entity)
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 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 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 Gannett Co., Inc., a media and marketing solutions company, on the sale of its stake in the online real estate classifieds service Apartments.com (part of Classified Ventures, LLC) to CoStar Group, a provider of information services to the commercial real estate industry
Advised hibu, a full service provider of digital and print marketing services for SMEs and owner of print directory brands Yellow Pages (UK), Yellowbook (US) and Paginas Amarillas (Spain), on the comprehensive restructuring of its £2.2 billion balance sheet debt
Advised Grainger plc on the sale of a portfolio of 1,203 residential home reversion properties located across the UK to Clifden Holdings Limited
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 Open Colleges, Australia’s leading privately owned online provider in the high-growth vocational education and training sector, on the sale of a 70% stake (plus exit arrangements for the balance) to Apollo Education Group, Inc., one of North America’s largest private education providers
Advised AT&T Inc. on the sale of its wireline operations in the State of Connecticut to Frontier Communications
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
Advised Mi9, a joint venture between Microsoft and Nine Entertainment Co, and one of Australia’s leading digital media companies, on the sale of its 30% holding in iSelect, a leading Australian online-driven comparison service, as part of the Initial Public Offering of iSelect
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
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
Advised AvalonBay on its joint acquisition with Equity Residential of the assets and liabilities of Archstone Enterprise LP, an owner of high-quality apartment communities in major markets in the United States, from Lehman Brothers Holdings
Advised Todd Corporation, a major New Zealand family office, on the divestment of its 11.1% holding in SKY Network Television Limited, New Zealand’s leading provider of pay television services
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
Advised Daily Mail and Guardian Trust plc (DMGT), on the sale of its remaining 50% interest in its Radio business in Australia to Illyria Pty, a private investment company of Lachlan Murdoch. The Radio operations comprise two national music networks in Australia
Advised the Australian Rugby League Commission on the sale of the Australian television broadcasting rights for the National Rugby League to Nine, a leading Free to Air broadcaster and Fox Sports, Australia’s largest pay TV broadcaster (partially owned by News Limited)
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
Advised Aegis Group plc, a leading global media and digital communications agency, on its sale to Dentsu Inc., the leading advertising group in Asia
Advised Village Roadshow Entertainment Group on its $275 million mezzanine and equity capital raise from a group of investors
Advised Informa plc on the sale of its subsidiary, Robbins-Gioia Inc., to a group of private investors
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
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
Advised Heiwa Corporation, a leading provider of pachinko amusement machines, on the tender offer to acquire 80.5% of PGM Holdings K.K., one of the largest golf club owners and operators in Japan, including 64.2% Lone Star Funds’ holding
Advised Aegis Group plc on the sale of The Synovate Group, a leading global provider of custom market research, to Ipsos S.A.
Advised Minerva plc, a property investment and development company, on a recommended offer from a consortium consisting of AREA Property Partners and Delancey Real Estate Asset Management
Advised Boyd Gaming Corporation, a leading gaming operator in Nevada, the Midwest and South, on the acquisition of Imperial Palace Casino Resort and Spa in Biloxi, Mississippi
Advised Centrebet International, a leading International online wagering and gaming operator on the recommended cash offer by Sportingbet plc
Sole financial adviser to Crown Fibre Holdings (100% New Zealand Government owned entity) on the tender and negotiations for the investment of NZ$1.3 billion in a new ultra-fast broadband network in New Zealand, which includes agreements with Telecom Corporation of New Zealand, Christchurch City Holdings, WEL Networks and Northpower
Greenhill acted as sole adviser to the Australian government in connection with the National Broadband Network, which represents the single largest infrastructure project in the country’s history
Advised EarthLink, a provider of IP services to consumers and businesses, on its acquisition of One Communications, an integrated telecommunications solutions provider
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 the 2006 Credit Facility Lenders, the largest class of unsecured debt with claims in excess of $2.8 billion, in connection with the Chapter 11 proceedings of mall REIT GGP, which resulted in cash payoff of the facilities in full
Advised EarthLink, a provider of IP services to consumers and businesses on its acquisition of ITC^DeltaCom, a leading provider of telecommunications and technology services to businesses and other communications companies
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
Advised Aegis Group plc on its acquisition of Mitchell Communication Group Limited, Australia’s leading independent media buyer
Advised Media Monitors, the leading media intelligence company in Asia-Pacific, on its sale to Quadrant Private Equity
Advised USEN Corporation, a diversified media company, on the sale of Intelligence Ltd., its 100% owned human resources staffing subsidiary
Advised term loan and credit facility lenders to the Tishman Speyer partnership holding a portfolio of 28 office buildings in Washington D.C. and the surrounding area on a restructuring which resulted in payoff of the facilities in full
Advised HgCapital, a leading European private equity investor, on its acquisition of Manx Telecom, the Isle of Man's main telecommunications and internet provider and a subsidiary of Telefónica S.A.
Advised AT&T Inc., a premier communications holding company, on its sale of the domestic network outsourcing business of AT&T Japan, its Japanese enterprise unit, to Internet Initiative Japan, one of Japan's leading Internet-access and comprehensive network solutions providers
Advised AT&T Inc., a premier communications holding company, on its sale of Sterling Commerce, Inc., an enterprise software and services provider, to IBM Corporation, a global IT products and services provider
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
Advised the Independent Committee of eAccess Ltd., Japan's largest DSL wholesaler, on its business combination through a share exchange with EMOBILE, Ltd., the leading mobile data communications provider in Japan
Advised the shareholders of Camelot – Cadbury, De La Rue, Fujitsu, Royal Mail and Thales – on the sale of their shareholdings in Camelot, the operator of the UK National Lottery, to Ontario Teachers’ Pensions Plan
Advised Minerva plc, a UK real estate development company, on its successful defence following an unsolicited offer from KiFin Limited, a company that makes investments for the benefit of Mr Nathan Kirsh
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
Acted as Joint Financial Adviser to Ladbrokes plc, a leading UK based betting and gaming company, on its rights issue
Acted as financial advisor to Quebecor World on its CCAA / Chapter 11 restructuring
Advised Cheil Worldwide, Inc, South Korea’s largest marketing agency, on the acquisition of Beattie McGuinness Bungay Ltd, a leading independent UK advertising agency
Advised Scholastic, the global children’s publishing, education and media company, on the sale of its US direct-to-home continuities business to Sandvik AS
Advised THUS Group plc, a fixed line business telecommunications provider, on a cash offer from Cable & Wireless plc
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 the Kogan Family on the sale of Oakland Mall, a regional shopping mall in Troy, Michigan anchored by JC Penney, Sears and Macy's
Advised American Financial Realty Trust, a real estate investment trust that acquires properties from and leases properties to regulated financial institutions, on its sale to Gramercy Capital Corp., a commercial real estate specialty finance company
Advised Incisive Media, a portfolio company of Apax Partners, on the acquisition of ALM Media, a leading integrated media company focused on the legal and real estate sectors and the largest provider of B2B information to the US legal market
Advised the Board of BCE on a review of a range of strategic alternatives that culminated in an agreement to sell to a consortium consisting of Teacher's Private Capital, Providence Equity Partners and Madison Dearborn Partners for $52.0 billion that was ultimately terminated
Advised The Woodbridge Company Limited, the holding company for the Thomson family’s investments, on the sale of Jane’s Information Group, a world-leading provider of information and analysis on global defence and security, to IHS Inc.
Provided oversight of the process and an informal second opinion to the senior management of Slough Estates plc
Advised Crescent Real Estate Equities Company, a REIT holding a diversified portfolio of office properties, hotels and resorts and luxury residential developments on its sale to Morgan Stanley Real Estate
Acted as lead financial advisor to global music industry player EMI Group plc, on a recommended cash offer from Maltby Limited, a company formed at the direction of Terra Firma
Acted as financial adviser to Informa plc on its recommended acquisition of Datamonitor plc, a leading global provider of market intelligence
Advised Bridgepoint Capital Limited on its acquisition of Wolters Kluwer Education, the pan-European educational publishing division of quoted Dutch-based information services and publishing company Wolters Kluwer NV
Advised Forest City Enterprises, Inc. on the restructuring of its business relationship with its New York City affiliate Forest City Ratner
Advised the independent directors of Reckson, a real estate investment trust specializing in properties located in New York City and the surrounding Tri-State area, on the sale of Reckson to SL Green
Provided independent valuation services in connection with the acquisition by América Móvil and Telmex of a 100% stake in Verizon Dominicana, an approximate 52% stake in Telecomunicaciones de Puerto Rico and an approximate 28.5% stake in Compania Anónima Nacional Teléfonos de Venezuela
(selected assets) Advised GDC Properties on its acquisition of a 77.8% interest in a one million square foot Wilmington, Delaware shopping center portfolio previously held by institutional investors in Acadia Realty Trust Fund I
Advised UK radio and regional press company Scottish Radio Holdings plc on a recommended offer by EMAP plc
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.$570mm and a new debt facility
Advised AT&T Canada on a stand-alone financial restructuring
Advised the Unsecured Creditors of Adelphia Communications representing $14.5 billion of value in Adelphia’s Chapter 11 proceedings. Advised on the sale of Adelphia’s assets to Time Warner and Comcast for $17.6 billion