The transactions highlighted below are representative of Greenhill engagements. In addition, the Firm has completed many engagements that were not publicly-disclosed.
Australian Unity Funds Management
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
Advising Kenedix, one of the largest Japanese independent real estate asset managers, on its acquisition by Sumitomo Mitsui Finance and Leasing, one of the largest Japanese leasing companies
50:50 Joint Venture (Australian Unity)
Advised Australian Unity, an Australian healthcare, financial services and retirement and living services company, on the formation of a strategic 50:50 joint venture with Keppel for investment opportunities in the Australian metropolitan office property sector
Long-term lithium hydroxide offtake agreement with Mitsui & Co.
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 Mitsui & Co., a leading global marketing and trading conglomerate based in Japan. The agreement is for an initial term of two years, plus two 2-year term extension options
Martabe gold and silver mine
Advised EMR Capital, a specialist resources private equity manager, on the sale of the Martabe gold and silver mine to United Tractors
Advising Lonmin PLC, a major fully integrated producer of Platinum Group Metals, on the amendment of its debt facilities to support the review and implementation of its strategic options
Advised Lonmin Plc on its c.$777mm recapitalization consisting of c.$370mm of bank facilities at the Plc and in South Africa from the Company’s ten lending banks and a fully underwritten Rights Issue of c.$407mm.
Advised Lonmin plc, the world’s third largest primary producer of Platinum Group Metals, on a comprehensive refinancing of its balance sheet, including an underwritten ~$817mm rights issue and amendments to its existing ~$929mm debt facilities
PGM Holdings K.K. (majority owned by Lone Star Funds)
Advised Heiwa Corporation, a leading provider of pachinko amusement machines, on the tender offer to acquire 80.5% of PGM Holdings K.K., one of the largest golf club owners and operators in Japan, including 64.2% Lone Star Funds’ holding
Coal and Allied Industries Limited
Advised Coal and Allied Industries Limited, an Australian based coal mining company, in relation to an acquisition proposal from Rio Tinto Limited and Mitsubishi Corporation to acquire all the outstanding shares in the company not already held by Rio Tinto and Mitsubishi
Advised Lonmin plc, a major producer of Platinum Group Metals, regarding an unsolicited pre-conditional offer for the company by Xstrata plc, a global diversified mining company