The transactions highlighted below are representative of Greenhill engagements. In addition, the Firm has completed many engagements that were not publicly-disclosed.
Advised ICT Group on its merger with Sykes Enterprises, both leading global providers of outsourced customer contact management solutions and services
Advised the Special Committee of the Board of Directors of Barnes & Noble, Inc., the world’s largest bookseller, on its acquisition of Barnes & Noble College Booksellers, Inc.
Advised BearingPoint, Inc. on the sale of substantially all of its assets, pursuant to a Section 363 process
Advised Moody’s Corporation on its acquisition of Fermat International, a leading provider of risk and performance management software to the global banking sector
Advised Tesco plc in relation to its acquisition of the 50% interest it does not already own in Tesco Personal Finance Group Limited, a joint venture with The Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc. Tesco Personal Finance offers a range of retail insurance and banking products under the Tesco brand
Advised Tesco plc in relation to its public cash offer to acquire the 35% of Dobbies Garden Centres plc which it does not already own
Advised the special committee of the board of directors in connection with its merger with Triarc Companies, Inc., the operator of the Arby’s franchise. The combined systems will have approximately 10,000 restaurant units and pro forma annual system sales of approximately $12.5 billion, positioning it as the nation’s third largest quick service restaurant company
Sole advisor to IHOP Corp., the fastest growing family dining concept in the US, on its acquisition of Applebee's
Acted as financial adviser to Tesco plc on its recommended acquisition of Dobbies Garden Centres plc, one of the UK's largest garden centre retailers
Advised Alliance Boots plc, the leading international pharmacy-led health and beauty group, on a proposal regarding an offer for the company from a consortium comprising of Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. Ltd. and Stefano Pessina
Advised ASML Holding N.V., a leading provider of lithography systems for the semiconductor industry, on its acquisition of Brion Technologies, Inc.
Advised Gallaher Group plc, the world’s fifth largest tobacco company, on a recommended cash offer from Japan Tobacco Inc
Advised The Sage Group plc, a leading international supplier of accounting and business management software solutions
Advised WH Smith PLC on the demerger of its Retail business
Advised the special committee of 7-Eleven, Inc. in connection with its evaluation of an unsolicited tender offer commenced by Seven-Eleven Japan Co., Ltd
Advised TeleCity plc on the recommended offer by 3i and Oak Hill Capital
Advised International Multifoods Corporation, whose brands include Pillsbury, Martha White, Hungry Jack and Robin Hood, on its sale to the J.M Smucker Company.
Advised the independent committee of the Board of Directors of Debenhams plc, a leading UK department store chain, with regards to the sale of the company
Advised Wella AG, a global market leader in hair care and fragrances, on its sale to The Procter & Gamble Company
(subsidiary of Diageo plc) Advised Diageo plc on sale of Burger King Corporation restaurant system.
Advised Tesco PLC, Britain’s largest retailing group, on its acquisition of T&S Stores plc, a publicly listed convenience store retailer operating in the UK.
Advised the official committee of bondholders of Marconi, a leading telecom equipment provider, on the financial restructuring of Marconi's £4 billion of externally held financial indebtedness
Advised the Special Committee of Morton’s on sale of the Company.
Advised Kymata Ltd, the Scottish manufacturer of optical components, on its sale to Alcatel Optronics of France.
Advised EDS on its acquisition of SDRC, a developer of enterprise-wide product data management software