The transactions highlighted below are representative of Greenhill engagements. In addition, the Firm has completed many engagements that were not publicly-disclosed.
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 TAL, Australia’s largest and leading insurance business that is 100% owned by Dai-ichi Life of Japan, on the acquisition of Suncorp Group Limited’s Australian Life Insurance business
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 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 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 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 Suncorp, on the sale of its investment management business, Tyndall Investments, in Australia and New Zealand to Nikko Asset Management, a leading Asian mutual funds management company
Advised TOWER Australia Group Limited, the largest mono-line life insurance company in Australia, in relation to the offer from The Dai-ichi Life Insurance Company, Limited to acquire all of the shares in TOWER that it does not already own by way of a scheme of arrangement
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 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 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 Nikko Cordial, one of Japan’s largest securities firms, on its share exchange with Citigroup Inc., which resulted in Citigroup’s acquisition of the remaining 32% of Nikko Cordial that it did not already own
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 BHW Holding AG, a retail financial services group, in connection with its sale to Deutsche Postbank AG, Germany’s largest retail bank
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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