The transactions highlighted below are representative of Greenhill engagements. In addition, the Firm has completed many engagements that were not publicly-disclosed.
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 the Independent Director Committee of Alcon, Inc., an ophthalmic pharmaceutical company, on the sale of Alcon’s outstanding publicly held interest to Novartis AG, a global pharmaceutical company
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
Advised an Ad Hoc Group of Cross-over Debtholders on Concordia International’s cross-border Canadian restructuring and recapitalization, including a US$586.5mm common equity private placement, the equitization of ~US$1.7bn of unsecured debt and the partial paydown and exchange of ~US$2.2bn of secured debt
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
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
Advised the Ad Hoc Group of First-Lien Term Loan lenders of Ascena Retail Group, Inc. with respect to (i) negotiation of a restructuring support agreement, including a fully backstopped DIP and exit financing and (ii) a sale of Ann Taylor, LOFT and Lane Bryant as well as the intellectual property assets of the Justice and Catherine’s brands.
Advised Natural Resource Partners L.P., a publicly-traded master limited partnership that owns, manages and leases mineral properties in the United States, on a series of recapitalization transactions including the extension of NRP’s near-term debt maturities and the issuance of $250mm of new preferred equity capital to funds managed by Blackstone Tactical Opportunities and from several affiliates of GoldenTree Asset Management L.P.
Advised Ad Hoc Group of First Lien Term Loan Lenders on Akorn’s in-court recapitalization
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 the Ad Hoc Group of the company's $481mm term loan with respect to the company's prepackaged Chapter 11 restructuring
Advised the Company on its chapter 11 proceedings and $801mm sale through a § 363 process
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 the Ad-Hoc Group of First Lien and Second Lien Lenders on consensual out-of-court amend & extend
Advised Canopy Growth, a leading diversified cannabis company, on its US$750 million term loan financing with King Street Capital Management, L.P.
Advised the Special Committee of Wesco Financial Corporation in connection with Berkshire Hathaway Inc.'s proposal to acquire the remaining 19.9% of the shares of Wesco’s common stock that it does not presently own
Advised an ad hoc group of lenders on the comprehensive out-of-court recapitalization of Crossmark, a sales and marketing services company that provides solutions for consumer-branded suppliers and retailers
Advised the Committee of Unsecured Creditors on the in-court restructuring of Libbey, Inc., a leading tableware manufacturer
Advised the Ad Hoc Group of First Lien Lenders on the out-of-court restructuring of Alert 360 (Central Security Group, Inc.), a leading home-security provider
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 Ad Hoc Group of Note Holders with respect to Revlon’s Exchange Offer
Advised David’s Bridal, a leading bridal gown and special occasion dress retailer, on its out-of-court recapitalization
Advised the Ad Hoc Group of First Lien Lenders on the pre-packaged Chapter 11 restructuring of My Alarm Center, a provider of security and smart home monitoring services
Advising My Alarm Center, a nationwide provider of security and smart home monitoring services, on the acquisition of Alert 360, a leading competitor in the alarm monitoring industry
Advised TowerBrook Capital Partners L.P., a leading investment management company and majority shareholder of J. Jill, on the comprehensive out-of-court recapitalization of J. Jill