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 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
Advising IFF, a global leader in flavors and fragrances, on its merger with DuPont’s Nutrition & Biosciences Division, creating a clear global leader in the specialty ingredients sector
Advised TransAlta Corporation, a power generation and wholesale marketing company, on an unsolicited offer from LS Power Equity Partners / Global Infrastructure Partners
Acted as lead financial advisor to SSAB Svenskt Stål AB on its acquisition of IPSCO Inc., a leading Canadian producer of energy tubulars and steel plate in North America with an annual steel making capacity of 4.3 million tons
Advised Diageo on its joint agreed bid with Pernod Ricard for Seagram’s spirits business.
Advised The Toronto-Dominion Bank Group on its acquisition of Target Corporation’s REDcard credit card assets
Advised Canopy Growth, a leading diversified cannabis company, on its acquisition of Acreage Holdings Inc., a vertically-integrated multi-state cannabis company with its headquarters in New York
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 Canopy Growth on a C$5bn investment by Constellation Brands. As consideration for the investment, Constellation received newly issued Canopy common shares and common share purchase warrants
Advised AbbVie, Inc, an NYSE-listed global biopharmaceutical company, on a broad collaboration with Genmab A/S, a leading Danish-listed biotechnology company, to jointly develop and commercialise three next-generation bispecific antibody programs
Advised Stora Enso Oyj, a global paper, packaging and wood products producer headquartered in Helsinki, Finland, in connection with the Chapter 11 proceeding of NewPage, the largest North American coated-paper manufacturer
Advised an Ad Hoc Group of Cross-over Debtholders on Concordia International’s cross-border Canadian restructuring and recapitalization, including a US$586.5mm common equity private placement, the equitization of ~US$1.7bn of unsecured debt and the partial paydown and exchange of ~US$2.2bn of secured debt
Advised the Government of Canada on the acquisition of the Trans Mountain Pipeline system, the Trans Mountain Expansion Project and related pipeline and terminal assets from Kinder Morgan Canada Limited
Advised AT&T Canada on a stand-alone financial restructuring
Advised the Special Committee of the Board of Trustees of Pure Industrial Real Estate Trust ("PIRET"), the largest pure-play industrial REIT in Canada, regarding the acquisition of PIRET by Blackstone Property Partners
Acted as financial advisor to Quebecor World on its CCAA / Chapter 11 restructuring
Advised Australian Unity Funds Management on its successful defence of Australian Unity Healthcare Property Trust, in response to four unsolicited offers from a consortium comprised of NorthWest Healthcare Properties REIT and Singaporean sovereign wealth fund, GIC
Advised The Toronto-Dominion Bank Group on its acquisition of Nordstrom, Inc.’s credit card assets
Advising the Board of Directors of Score Media and Gaming (“theScore”), a leading digital media and sports betting and technology company, regarding the acquisition of theScore by Penn National Gaming
Advised TUI AG, Europe’s largest tourism company and a leading container shipping provider, on its acquisition of CP Ships Ltd., a leading Canadian container shipping company
Advised Capital Power Income L.P., a Canadian power trust with a portfolio of 20 power generation assets located in Canada and the United States (total net generating capacity of 1,400 MW), on its sale to Atlantic Power Corporation
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 Dairy Crest Group plc, a producer of leading British food brands and value-added ingredients, on a recommended cash offer for its entire issued share capital from Saputo Inc, one of the top ten dairy processors in the world
Advised the Company on its CCAA and Ch.15 proceedings and $1.5bn sale through a Sale and Investment Solicitation Process (SISP)
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.
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 Sterling Chemicals in connection with its Chapter 11 proceedings
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 Brookfield Property Partners L.P., one of the world’s premier commercial real estate companies, on its repurchase of up to $890 million of publicly held units, funded with an equity investment from Brookfield Asset Management and its affiliates
Advised the Ad Hoc Group of the company's $481mm term loan with respect to the company's prepackaged Chapter 11 restructuring
Advised Onex on its joint acquisition of Loews Cineplex. The acquisition will occur as Loews Cineplex emerges from its Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganization.
Advised The Forzani Group Ltd., Canada's largest national retailer of brand-name and private-brand sporting goods, apparel and footwear, on its sale to Canadian Tire Corporation, Limited
Advised Chilton Investment Company on Trident’s financial restructuring and emergence from CCAA / Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection including the negotiation of a new equity investment
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 Canopy Growth, a leading diversified cannabis company, on its US$750 million term loan financing with King Street Capital Management, L.P.
Advised AerFi Group on its acquisition of Indigo Aviation. The transaction involved a negotiated purchase of 72% of Indigo for shares of AerFi followed by a cash tender offer for the remaining 28% of the outstanding Indigo shares.
Advised the Norwegian Government in relation to a capital injection in SAS, the leading airline group in Northern Europe
Advised the Norwegian Government on strategic and financial matters in relation to a refinancing including a conditional capital injection in SAS, the leading airline group in Northern Europe
Advised Empire Company Limited on the acquisition of Farm Boy, one of the most successful and fastest growing food retailers in Canada
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
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 Lion (an Australian subsidiary of Kirin), on the sale of its strategic stake in Warrnambool Cheese and Butter Factory to Canadian-based Saputo, under its all cash takeover offer
Advised ISTA Pharmaceuticals, an ophthalmic pharmaceutical company, on its sale to Bausch + Lomb, Inc., a global ophthalmic products company
Advised SFR S.A., the second largest mobile telecoms operator in France on the acquisition of the French fixed telephony and broadband business of Tele2 AB
Advised Berger Group Holdings, Inc. (“Louis Berger”), a leading international professional services engineering firm, on its sale to WSP Global Inc.
Advised QLT Inc. on its merger with Aegerion Pharmaceuticals and concurrent equity raise to create a rare disease-focused global biopharmaceutical organization
(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.
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 David’s Bridal, a leading bridal gown and special occasion dress retailer, on its out-of-court recapitalization
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 MKS, a global provider of instruments, systems, subsystems and process control solutions, on the acquisition of Photon Control, a Canadian manufacturer of fiber optic measurement solutions used in semiconductor wafer fabrication
Advising Danfoss, a global leader in power solutions, heating, cooling and drives, on the carve-out sale of White Drive Motors & Steering, a global producer of orbital motors and hydraulic steering units for mobile applications, to Interpump
(majority owned by 3i Group plc)
Advised 3i and Malmberg's management on the sale of educational publisher Malmberg Investments to SanomaWSOY. The transaction represents 3i's largest exit in Continental Europe.
Advised MTS Allstream Inc., a leading Canadian telecommunications company on the sale of its directories business
Advised Canopy Growth, the world’s largest diversified cannabis company, on its acquisition of Hiku Brands
Advised Welbilt, a leading global provider of commercial foodservice equipment on its acquisition of Crem International, a leading manufacturer of professional coffee machines
Advised Aralez Pharmaceuticals Inc., a global specialty pharmaceutical company in connection with the financing of its acquisition of the US rights to cardiovascular drug Toprol-XL (metoprolol succinate) and its Authorized Generic from AstraZeneca.
Advised Lion, an Australian subsidiary of Kirin and one of Australasia’s leading food and beverage companies, on the sale of its Specialty Cheese division to Saputo, one of the top ten dairy processors in the world
Advised Canopy Growth, a leading diversified cannabis company, on its acquisition of Storz & Bickel, a premium manufacturer of vaporization devices
Advised Marine Service business Deutz on the sale of its marine service business for medium and large size engines to Wärtsilä
Advised Patheon Inc., a leading global provider of drug development and manufacturing services, on an equity investment from a private equity investor, the result of a strategic alternatives review process
Advising Alder, a Swedish sustainability-focused private equity firm, on the divestment of Nordic Water, a supplier of products for the global water and wastewater treatment market, to Sulzer AG
Advised Groupe Aeroplan on its C$150MM participation in a C$600MM credit facility for Air Canada
Advised Tristone Capital Global Inc., an independent advisory firm focused on the global energy sector, on its sale to Macquarie Group
Advised Danfoss, a global leader in power solutions, heating, cooling and drives, on its acquisition of UQM Technologies
Advised Renewi plc, a leading waste to product company, on the sale of its Canadian operations to Convent Capital, an Amsterdam-based investment firm
Advised CHAMP Ventures on the sale of its portfolio company Australian Portable Buildings, a leading Australian manufacturer of customized modular buildings, to a consortium comprising Black Diamond Group and WEQ Britco
Advised Abacus Health Products, Inc., a leader in over-the-counter (“OTC”) topical products combining active pharmaceutical ingredients with cannabidiol (“CBD”) hemp extract, on its sale to the Charlotte’s Web Holdings, Inc., a market leader in hemp-derived CBD wellness products.
Advised Biotage AB (OMX: BIOT), a global biotechnology company, on its strategic review resulting in the disposal of its Biosystems division which offers systems for genetic analysis mainly for use in clinical research
Advised QLT Inc. on its strategic equity investment in Aralez Pharmaceuticals Inc., a newly formed global specialty pharmaceutical company resulting from the business combination of POZEN Inc. and Tribute Pharmaceuticals Canada Inc., and the special distribution of the Aralez shares to QLT shareholders.
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 Det Norske Veritas on its merger with Germanischer Lloyd to create the third largest player in the Testing, Inspection and Certification industry, focused on ship classification, oil & gas and energy
Advised the Special Committee of the Board of Directors of Concordia International, a diverse, international specialty pharmaceutical company focused on generic and legacy pharmaceutical products and orphan drugs, on its strategic review process
Advised American Hotel Register Company, Inc. on the sale of its North American assets to Consolidated Hospitality Supplies, LLC
Advised the Norwegian Government in relation to some specific issues in connection with the restructuring of SAS, the leading airline group in Northern Europe
Advising I Squared Capital, an independent global infrastructure investment manager, on its acquisition of a 35% equity interest in HTEC, a privately-held leader in the hydrogen energy transition
Advised the Sixth Swedish National Pension Fund on the sale of Unfors Raysafe AB, a provider of easy-to-use products that help to reduce unnecessary radiation exposure, to Fluke Biomedical Corp., a subsidiary of Danaher Corp. that manufactures biomedical test and simulation products
Advised ICC Brazil, the leader in animal health and nutrition ingredients derived from yeast in Brazil, on establishing a long term strategic partnership with Lallemand, a global leader in the development, production and marketing of yeast, bacteria and specialty ingredients
Advised Dometic Group AB, a portfolio company of EQT, on its acquisition of Atwood Mobile Products, a global manufacturer of appliances and hardware for the RV, On-/Off-Highway and Marine industries
Advised EQT, a leading alternative investments firm with more than EUR 37 billion of AUM on the sale of its portfolio company IslaLink, a leading neutral and independent submarine fiber infrastructure operator in the Balearic Islands
Advised Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc., a multinational convenience store operator, on the strategic review and subsequent sale of its controlling ownership (which included 100% of the general partner interest, 100% of the incentive distribution rights and ~7.5mm limited partner units) in CrossAmerica Partners LP (NYSE: CAPL), a leading wholesale fuels distributor and convenience store lessor in the United States
Advised Det Norske Veritas Holding AS (“DNV”) on its acquisition of the 36.5% stake in DNV GL Group AS it did not already own from Mayfair Vermögensverwaltungs SE, whereby DNV is becoming the sole shareholder and regaining full control of DNV GL
Advised HgCapital on the sale of Schenck Process, one of the global market leading providers of industrial weighing, feeding, screening and automation equipment and solutions
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 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 VX Fiber, an international infrastructure and technology business focused on Fibre-to-the-Home networks, on its sale to the infrastructure fund AMP Capital
Advising Fusion Connect, a telecommunications services provider, on the sale of its Canadian subsidiary, Primus Telecommunications, to Distributel Communications Ltd.
Advised the Norwegian Government on strategic and financial matters in relation to its investment in Aker Holding, the largest shareholder of Aker Solutions during the demerger of the company’s EPC activities
Advised 3i on the disposal of KemFine Group Oy, a leading custom manufacturer of fine chemicals, to CABB AG
Advising Net Insight AB, a global leader in media networks, on the divestment of its resource optimization software business area, doing business as “ScheduALL” to Xytech Systems Corporation
Advised Det Norske Veritas, a global provider of services for managing risk, on its acquisition of a 74.3% stake in KEMA, a leading provider of energy consulting and testing & certification services