The transactions highlighted below are representative of Greenhill engagements. In addition, the Firm has completed many engagements that were not publicly-disclosed.
Advised the Special Committee of Aritzia, an innovative designer and retailer of fashion brands, on the secondary offering and concurrent repurchase of shares held by Berkshire Partners
Advised the Conflicts Committee of the Board of Directors of Niska and provided a fairness opinion on its sale to Brookfield
Advised the Special Committee of the Board of Directors of Par Petroleum in connection with its acquisition of Tesoro Hawaii, LLC from Tesoro Corporation
Advised the Independent Directors of the Board of Kinder Morgan Energy Partners on the acquisition of 50% of El Paso Natural Gas, a ~10,000 mile natural gas pipeline system connecting the Permian Basin in Texas / New Mexico with key consumer markets in Arizona, California and Mexico, and 50% of El Paso Midstream Investment Company which includes oil and gas gathering and processing assets in the Altamont region in Northeast Utah and in the Eagle Ford shale play in Southwest Texas
Advised the Independent Directors of the Board of Kinder Morgan Energy Partners on the acquisition of Tennessee Gas Pipeline, a ~14,000 mile natural gas pipeline system connecting Texas, Louisiana, and the Gulf of Mexico with the northeastern US, and 50% of El Paso Natural Gas, a ~10,000 mile natural gas pipeline system connecting the Permian Basin in Texas / New Mexico with key consumer markets in Arizona, California and Mexico
Acted as independent advisor to the Australian Government in a peer review of the proposed intermodal terminal linking Sydney’s major port with Australia’s road and rail system
Advised the Special Committee of Wesco Financial Corporation in connection with Berkshire Hathaway Inc.'s proposal to acquire the remaining 19.9% of the shares of Wesco’s common stock that it does not presently own
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 the Affiliated Transaction Committee of Coca-Cola Enterprises Inc. on the sale of its North American bottling operations to The Coca-Cola Company and on its concurrent acquisition of The Coca-Cola Company’s bottling operations in the Nordic region
Advised Dynegy, Inc., a merchant power generator, on its sale of 9 power plants to LS Power Equity Partners in exchange for cash and Dynegy shares
Advised the Special Committee of the Board of Directors of Barnes & Noble, Inc., the world’s largest bookseller, on its acquisition of Barnes & Noble College Booksellers, Inc.
Advised the Independent Committee of the Board of Directors of EPCOR Power L.P., an Alberta-based power trust, on approval of the transfer of its GP interest and 30.6% LP interest from EPCOR Utilities to a newly formed company, Capital Power Corporation
Advised the special committee of the board of directors in connection with its merger with Triarc Companies, Inc., the operator of the Arby’s franchise. The combined systems will have approximately 10,000 restaurant units and pro forma annual system sales of approximately $12.5 billion, positioning it as the nation’s third largest quick service restaurant company
Advised Independent Committee of the Board of Kinder Morgan Energy Partners on the acquisition of Trans Mountain Pipeline System, an ~800 mile pipeline which transports crude oil and refined products from Alberta to British Columbia and Washington State
Advised the special committee of 7-Eleven, Inc. in connection with its evaluation of an unsolicited tender offer commenced by Seven-Eleven Japan Co., Ltd
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
Advised Wella AG, a global market leader in hair care and fragrances, on its sale to The Procter & Gamble Company
Advised the Special Committee of Morton’s on sale of the Company.