The transactions highlighted below are representative of Greenhill engagements. In addition, the Firm has completed many engagements that were not publicly-disclosed.
Advising NorthC, the largest regional data center provider in the Netherlands, on their agreement to acquire the data centers and connectivity services of Netrics in Switzerland
Advising edotco Group, the leading pan-Asian telecom tower infrastructure company, on the acquisition of 2,973 towers from PLDT, one of the largest telecommunication service providers in the Philippines, through a sale and leaseback transaction
Advised Kao Data Ltd, which is jointly owned by Legal & General Group PLC and Noé Group subsidiary Hockham, on raising an initial £120m-£130m growth capital commitment from Infratil Ltd with the objective of creating a £500m data centre platform
Advising Northern Data AG, a Germany based developer and operater of high-performance computing ("HPC") infrastructure solutions, on the acquisition of Bitfield N.V., a company owning some 33,000 latest-generation ASIC miners
Advising Covéa, a leading French mutual insurance company, on the sale of its wholly owned subsidiary, CSE Insurance group, to Porch Group
Advised Northern Data AG, a Germany based developer and operator of high-performance computing (“HPC”) infrastructure solutions, on the acquisition of Decentric Europe BV, a company owning server systems with ~223,000 GPU cards, from Block.one
Advised Antin Infrastructure Partners on its acquisition of Pulsant from Oak Hill and Scottish Equity Partners. Pulsant is a hybrid cloud specialist, with a nationwide network of 10 data centres across the UK delivering secure, scalable and resilient cloud, colocation and networking services
Advised Siris Capital, a private equity firm focused on the technology sector, on its recommended 180p cash offer for Equiniti Group PLC, a technology-led services and payments specialist
Advising Tuan Sing Holdings, a Singapore listed, regional real estate developer, on a ~13% Pre-IPO stake sale of Gultech (Jiangsu) Electronics, a leading China-based printed circuit board player, to Yonghua Capital and Wens Capital
Advising Northern Data AG, a Germany based developer and operator of high-performance computing (“HPC”) infrastructure solutions, on the sale of its U.S. subsidiary Whinstone Inc., an HPC data center operator based in Rockdale, Texas, to Riot Blockchain Inc., a U.S. based publicly-traded bitcoin miner
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 Sir Roger De Haan on his cornerstone investment of £100mm in Saga, the UK provider of products and services exclusively for the over 50s, as part of its £150m equity raise
Advised the Ad Hoc Group of First Lien Lenders on the Chapter 11 restructuring of Skillsoft Limited, a leading provider of e-learning and performance support solutions globally
Advised Locaweb, a pioneer in B2B tech solutions for businesses digital transformation in Brazil with 2 main pillars: BeOnline/SaaS and Commerce
Advised Ad Hoc Group of First Lien Term Loan B Lenders on the restructuring of 4L Holdings Corporation
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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
Advised Blu Pagamentos, a high-growth Brazilian B2B cash management fintech firm, on the sale of a minority stake
Advised Hitachi, a leading global industrial conglomerate, on the sale of its LiB business including Hitachi Vehicle Energy
Advised Park Electrochemical, a leading high-performance electronics materials manufacturer, on the sale of its Electronics Business to AGC Inc.
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 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
Advised Equiniti Group plc, a UK based specialist technology outsourcer providing non-discretionary payment and administration services, on the acquisition of Wells Fargo's Shareowner Services business, and acted as joint sponsor to Equiniti's associated £122 million rights issue
Advised Bupa, a leading international healthcare group, on the increase of its stake in Bupa Arabia, one of the largest health insurance providers in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Advised Vector Capital on the acquisition of Cheetahmail from Experian plc
Advised LCH.Clearnet Group Limited, a leading multi-asset class European clearing house, on a sale of LCH.Clearnet SA, its French-regulated operating subsidiary, to Euronext N.V. that was ultimately terminated
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 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 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
Advised Rofin-Sinar Technologies, Inc., a leading manufacturer of industrial laser sources and laser-based solutions and components, on its sale to Coherent, Inc., a leading provider of lasers and laser-based technology for scientific, commercial and industrial customers
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
Advised the National Bank of Greece SA, the leading bank in Greece by deposits and total assets, on the disposal of 100% of its interests in eleven funds managed by NBGI Private Equity. The management responsibility of the funds and underlying investments will continue to be performed by the current management team along with other persons appointed by the buyers, under a new management vehicle created expressly for this purpose
Advised Airopack Technology Group, developer of a revolutionary all-plastic dispenser, on a €120 million debt and equity investment from funds managed by affiliates of Apollo Global Management, and the concurrently announced proposed acquisition of the 50% stake it does not already own in Airolux AG, its joint venture with Resilux NV
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 Cerner Corporation, a leader in healthcare information services, on the acquisition of the assets of Siemens Aktiengesellschaft’s healthcare information technology business unit, Siemens Health Services, for $1.3 billion in cash.
Advised LSEG on the proposed acquisition of Frank Russell Company, the number one provider of benchmarks to US-focused equity funds and a leading provider of multi-asset class investment solutions, from Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company, including acting as Joint Sponsor to LSEG on its $1.6 billion rights issue
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 the Special Committee of the Conflicts Committee of the Board of Directors of Athene Holding Ltd. in connection with the purchase of non-cash investment assets of AP Alternative Assets L.P.
Advised ASML Holding NV, a leading provider of lithography systems for the semiconductor industry, on its acquisition of Cymer, Inc., a leading supplier of lithography light sources used by chipmakers to manufacture advanced semiconductor devices
Advised the Supervisory Board of ASML on the establishment of a Customer Co-Investment Program including the issue of 23% equity stake and $1.7 billion of R&D funding
Advised Virgin Money, a financial services provider, on the acquisition of Northern Rock, a UK retail mortgage and savings bank, from UK Financial Investments Ltd, which manages the UK Government’s investments in financial institutions
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
Advised AXA Private Equity, a leading European diversified private equity firm, on its acquisition of a $1.7 billion portfolio of limited partnership interests in private equity buyout funds and a portfolio of direct stakes in companies from Citigroup
Advised Close Brothers plc, an independent financial services group, on the sale of its Cayman based offshore business to Intertrust Group Holdings SA
Advised TD Advisors Limited, a major shareholder of Troika Dialog Group, Russia’s leading investment bank, on the sale of their stake as part of the acquisition of Troika Dialog Group by Sberbank, the largest commercial bank in Russia
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
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
Advised GPG plc, a listed investment company, on potential restructuring alternatives
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 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 AXA Private Equity, a leading European diversified private equity firm, on the acquisition of a portfolio of limited partnership interests in private equity funds from Bank of America
Advised Virgin Money Holdings (UK) Limited, Virgin Group’s financial services arm, on the structuring of an investment of £100m from WL Ross & Co.
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
Advised PartnerRe Ltd., a leading global reinsurer, providing multi-line reinsurance to insurance companies, on its acquisition of PARIS RE Holdings Ltd., a French-listed, Swiss-based diversified reinsurer
Advised Close Brothers Group plc, an independent financial services group, on the sale of its corporate finance subsidiary to Daiwa Securities SMBC Europe Ltd.
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
Advised Moody’s Corporation on its acquisition of Fermat International, a leading provider of risk and performance management software to the global banking sector
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 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
Advised Fortis on an offer by Fortis, RBS and Santander for ABN AMRO
Advised Aton Capital Group, the independent Russian investment bank, on the sale of its Institutional Business to Bank Austria Creditanstalt (part of the UniCredit Group)
Advised ASML Holding N.V., a leading provider of lithography systems for the semiconductor industry, on its acquisition of Brion Technologies, Inc.
Advised The Sage Group plc, a leading international supplier of accounting and business management software solutions
Advised The Nasdaq Stock Market, Inc., the largest electronic equity securities market in the United States, on the acquisition of a 25.1% stake in London Stock Exchange plc
Advised BHW Holding AG, a retail financial services group, in connection with its sale to Deutsche Postbank AG, Germany’s largest retail bank
Advised TeleCity plc on the recommended offer by 3i and Oak Hill Capital
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Advised Royal & Sun Alliance on the sale of its 21.5% shareholding in Rothschilds Continuation Holdings AG to Jardine Strategic Holdings
Advised The Charles Schwab Corporation on the sale of its British pound sterling brokerage business, to Barclays PLC.
Advised the official committee of bondholders of Marconi, a leading telecom equipment provider, on the financial restructuring of Marconi's £4 billion of externally held financial indebtedness
Advised Kymata Ltd, the Scottish manufacturer of optical components, on its sale to Alcatel Optronics of France.
Advised AerFi on its sale to debis AirFinance .
Advised M&G Group on the sale of the company for cash to Prudential, the United Kingdom’s largest life insurer and fund manager.
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Advised C&W on the financing of its iMCI acquisition via the largest equity primary placement to date in the London market
Advised Wang on its acquisition of Olsy, the systems and solutions division of Olivetti, for a combination of cash and securities.