The transactions highlighted below are representative of Greenhill engagements. In addition, the Firm has completed many engagements that were not publicly-disclosed.
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 Flint Group, a portfolio company of CVC Capital Partners and a global leader in the manufacturing of printing inks and consumables on its sale to a consortium consisting of Goldman Sachs Merchant Banking and the private equity arm of Koch Industries
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 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 Actavis plc, a global, integrated specialty pharmaceutical company focused on developing, manufacturing and distributing generic, brand and biosimilar products on its acquisition of Forest Laboratories Inc.
Advised Tesco plc, a listed FTSE 100 retailer, on its acquisition of a significant minority shareholding in Lazada, the leading online general merchandise retailer in South East Asia
Advised Japan Tobacco Inc in connection with the acquisition of a minority stake in Megapolis Distribution B.V., Russia’s leading tobacco distributor
Advised Clariant International Ltd, the Swiss specialty chemicals company, on the sale of its Leather Services Business Unit to Stahl Holdings (portfolio company of Wendel), a leading supplier in the leather chemicals and performance coating industries
Advised Clariant International Ltd, the Swiss specialty chemicals company, on the sale of its Detergents & Intermediates Business Unit to International Chemical Investors Group, a privately owned industrial holding company focusing on mid-sized chemicals and pharmaceutical businesses
Advised Tesco PLC on the formation of a joint venture with China Resources Enterprise, a Hong Kong listed, Chinese retailer, to create the leading multi-format retailer in China
Advised Schenck Process Holding GmbH, a global leader in bulk material handling, providing applications incorporating weighing, feeding, screening and automation solutions, on the establishment and implementation of a refinancing solution leading to the amendment and extension of its existing senior and mezzanine syndicated facilities
Advised Actavis, Inc., a global, integrated specialty pharmaceutical company focused on developing, manufacturing and distributing generic, branded and biosimilar products on its acquisition of Warner Chilcott plc
Advised Azelis S.A., a Pan-European distributor of specialty chemicals owned by funds managed by 3i plc, on its covenant reset and a two year maturity extension of its €240m syndicated debt package
Advised Danone, a world leading food company, on its business and capital alliance with Yakult Honsha, the largest probiotic dairy product manufacturer in Japan
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 Goodman Fielder, a leading Australian listed food company, on the sale of its New Zealand flour milling business, Champion Flour, to Nisshin Seifun Group Inc.
Advised the Norwegian Government in relation to some specific issues in connection with the restructuring of SAS, the leading airline group in Northern Europe
Advised Aurelian Oil & Gas, an AIM-listed E&P company primarily focused on natural gas exploration in Central Europe, on its recommended merger with AIM-listed peer San Leon Energy PLC
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 Norwest Equity Partners on the sale of its portfolio company Becker Underwood, a global leader in the development and commercialization of yield-improving seed-applied biological products for the Agricultural market, to BASF, the world’s largest chemical company
Advised Mediclinic International, South Africa’s second largest and Switzerland’s largest provider of private hospital services, on the restructuring of its entire balance sheet, including $2.2 billion debt refinancing in Switzerland and a $0.6 billion rights issue in South Africa
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 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
Provided fairness opinion to the Executive Management Board of WMF in connection with the voluntary public takeover offer by Finedining Capital GmbH, a holding company in the possession of funds managed by Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. L.P.
Advised Village Roadshow Entertainment Group on its $275 million mezzanine and equity capital raise from a group of investors