The transactions highlighted below are representative of Greenhill engagements. In addition, the Firm has completed many engagements that were not publicly-disclosed.
Voya Financial, Inc.
Advised the Independent Committee of the Board of Directors of Voya Financial, Inc. in connection with Voya Financial, Inc.’s repurchase of 4.5mm shares (aggregate repurchase of $175mm) from ING Groep N.V.
Thiele Kaolin Company
Advised Thiele Kaolin Company, a miner and processor of kaolin clay, on a leveraged capitalization and repurchase of a 40% stock interest from Stora Enso Oyj
Virgin Money Holdings (UK) Limited
Advised Virgin Money Holdings (UK) Limited, Virgin Group’s financial services arm, on the structuring of an investment of £100m from WL Ross & Co.
Windward Investment Management
Advised The Charles Schwab Corporation on its acquisition of Windward Investment Management, an investment advisory firm
Advised the Special Committee of the Board of Directors of NYFIX, Inc., a provider of electronic trading solutions, on its sale to NYSE Euronext
Clayton Holdings, Inc.
Advised Greenfield Partners on its acquisition of Clayton Holdings, a leading due diligence and surveillance provider
The 401(K) Company (a subsidiary of Nationwide Financial)
Advised The Charles Schwab Corporation on its acquisition of The 401(K) Company from Nationwide Financial. The 401(K) Company is a leading provider of defined contribution retirement administration services
Healthcare Finance Group, LLC
Advised Fifth Street Finance Corp., a specialty finance company with approximately $2 billion of assets under management, on the acquisition of Healthcare Finance Group, LLC, a specialty lender providing asset-based lending and term loan products to the healthcare industry
Advisor to Syrah Resources, an ASX-listed industrial minerals and technology company, on its US$107mm loan from the U.S. Department of Energy under the Advanced Technology Vehicles Manufacturing loan program to fund the initial expansion of its Vidalia active anode material facility in Louisiana, USA
Thiele Kaolin Company
Advised Thiele Kaolin Company, a miner and processor of kaolin clay, on a range of strategic options, resulting in a leveraged recapitalization and special dividend
Advised Ibbotson Associates on its sale to Morningstar Inc. for $83 million
CME Group Inc.
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
Long-term lithium hydroxide offtake agreement with Tesla, Inc.
Advised Kidman Resources Limited, an ASX-listed hard rock lithium mining company with a 50% interest in the West Australian Mt. Holland lithium project, on a lithium hydroxide offtake agreement with Tesla, Inc., a global leader in electric vehicle, energy storage and solar panel design, development and manufacturing. The agreement is for an initial term of three years on a fixed-price take-or-pay basis and contains two 3-year term renewal options
Softcard (JVL Ventures, LLC)
Advised Softcard, a joint venture of AT&T, Verizon and T-Mobile focused on mobile payments and commerce, on the sale of certain assets to Google
AEA Technology plc
Advised AEA Technology plc, a UK provider of Rail and Environmental services, on the sale of a portfolio of non-core businesses to Coller Capital. The sale formed part of a wider financial restructuring plan
Advised Aquiline Capital Partners on its acquisition of Quicken, the best-selling personal finance software in the U.S., from H.I.G. Capital
Advised Sims Limited, a global leader in metal recycling and electronics recovery, on the acquisition of certain commercial and operating assets of Alumisource Corporation
Merlin Securities LLC
Advised Merlin Securities LLC, a leading prime brokerage company in the US, on its sale to Wells Fargo
International Medical Group, Inc.
Advised International Medical Group, Inc., a leader in the global insurance and assistance services market, on its sale to ABRY Partners
California-based Property and Casualty insurance subsidiary of Covéa
Advising Covéa, a leading French mutual insurance company, on the sale of its wholly owned subsidiary, CSE Insurance group, to Porch Group
New Day Aluminum LLC
Advised DADA Holdings on the sale of its majority stake in New Day Aluminum LLC to Concord Resources Ltd.
American Stock Transfer & Trust Company
Advised Siris Capital, a private equity firm focused on the technology sector, on its acquisition of American Stock Transfer & Trust Company, a leading technology-enabled full service professional services firm
Charles Schwab Europe
Advised The Charles Schwab Corporation on the sale of its British pound sterling brokerage business, to Barclays PLC.
Elavon do Brasil
Advised Minneapolis-based US Bancorp, the fifth largest commercial bank in the United States, and the parent company of Elavon, Inc., in the sale of its 50.1 percent majority stake in São Paulo-based, Elavon do Brasil to Stone Pagamentos, a local market, privately-held merchant acquirer.
Advising Dama Financial, the nation’s largest provider of access to banking and payment solutions for the cannabis industry, on its acquisition of GrowFlow Corp, a leading business management and compliance software platform for cannabis retailers, cultivators, processors, and distributors