The transactions highlighted below are representative of Greenhill engagements. In addition, the Firm has completed many engagements that were not publicly-disclosed.
- various radio assets
Advised Chancellor in the purchase of Viacom’s radio assets
Advised Nestlé on its acquisition of Borden Foods International’s businesses, which have sales of more than $400 million.
Advised Trinity on its merger with Mirror Group to form Trinity Mirror, the UK’s largest newspaper publisher
(joint venture between Cable and Wireless plc and Media One)
Strategic advice to C&W in connection with the sale of One2One, a UK mobile phone operator, 50% owned by C&W and 50% owned by Media One
Advised AMFM on the sale of the company to Clear Channel Communications to form the largest U.S. radio company
Advised Dorling Kindersley, a leading and innovative book publisher, on the sale of the company to Pearson in an all cash transaction.
Advised Diageo on the sale of The Pillsbury Company for $5.1 billion in assumed debt and $5.4 billion in stock to General Mills.
Advised Diageo on its joint agreed bid with Pernod Ricard for Seagram’s spirits business.
Advised Nestlé on the agreed cash offer for the US pet-food company Ralston Purina
, 52.5% subsidiary of Cable and Wireless plc Advised C&W on the sale of its 52.5% owned Australian subsidiary, Cable & Wireless Optus, to SingTel
Advised the Special Committee of Morton’s on sale of the Company.
Advised the Unsecured Creditors of Adelphia Communications representing $14.5 billion of value in Adelphia’s Chapter 11 proceedings. Advised on the sale of Adelphia’s assets to Time Warner and Comcast for $17.6 billion
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.
(subsidiary of Diageo plc) Advised Diageo plc on sale of Burger King Corporation restaurant system.
Advised Wella AG, a global market leader in hair care and fragrances, on its sale to The Procter & Gamble Company
Advised Loral with its Chapter 11 proceedings. Advised on the sale of its North American Fixed Satellite Services assets to Intelsat for $1.1 billion
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 Informa Group on its merger with Taylor & Francis. Following the merger, Informa shareholders own 51% of the combined company
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 T&F Informa on the acquisition of IIR, a leading provider of performance improvement solutions and organiser of conferences and exhibitions. The acquisition is to be financed via a rights issue of c.$570m and a new debt facility
Advised UK radio and regional press company Scottish Radio Holdings plc on a recommended offer by EMAP plc
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
Provided independent valuation services in connection with the acquisition by América Móvil and Telmex of a 100% stake in Verizon Dominicana, an approximate 52% stake in Telecomunicaciones de Puerto Rico and an approximate 28.5% stake in Compania Anónima Nacional Teléfonos de Venezuela
Advised WH Smith PLC on the demerger of its Retail business
Advised Gallaher Group plc, the world’s fifth largest tobacco company, on a recommended cash offer from Japan Tobacco Inc