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2007 Recent Transactions - Advisory


Announcement DateStatus2007 Transactions * Transaction Value (millions)
Dec 19, 2007 Closed Advised Gerson Lehrman Group on its sale of an approximately 25% equity stake to Silver Lake Partners and associated debt refinancing NA
Dec 12, 2007 Closed Advised Publishing Group of America Inc. on its sale to Bain Capital Ventures and Shamrock Capital Growth Fund II, LP NA
Dec 3, 2007 Closed Advised Cengage Learning, formerly Thomson Learning, on its acquisition of Houghton Mifflin College Division $750
Nov 29, 2007 Closed Advised E*Trade Financial Corp. on the $2.5 billion investment led by Citadel Investment Group $800
Nov 19, 2007 Closed Advised EdgeTrade, Inc. on its sale to Knight Capital Group, Inc. $60
Oct 30, 2007 Closed Advised Bracco Diagnostics, Inc. on its acquisition of E-Z-EM, Inc $186
Oct 22, 2007 Closed Advised Nuance Communications, Inc. on its acquisition of Viecore, Inc. NA
Oct 1, 2007 Closed Advised AT&T, Inc. on its acquisition of Interwise, Inc. $121
Sep 20, 2007 Closed Advised Network General Corporation on its sale to NetScout Systems, Inc. $205
Sep 10, 2007 Closed Advised IntercontinentalExchange, Inc. on its acquisition of Chatham Energy Partners, LLC NA
Sep 4, 2007 Closed Advised BlueLithium on its sale to Yahoo! Inc. $300
Aug 1, 2007 Closed Advised Tiffany & Co. on its sale of Little Switzerland to NXP Corporation NA
Aug 1, 2007 Closed Advised Blackbaud, Inc. on its acquisition of eTapestry $25
Jul 25, 2007 Closed Advised VT Group plc on its joint venture with BAE Systems plc to form BVT Surface Fleet Limited $1,600
Jul 17, 2007 Closed Advised Metromedia International Group, Inc. on its sale to Salford Georgia and Compound Capital Limited $576
Jul 9, 2007 Closed Advised Sequa Corporation on its sale to The Carlyle Group $2,662
Jul 5, 2007 Closed Advised ARINC Incorporated on its sale to The Carlyle Group NA
Jul 2, 2007 Closed Advised North Pittsburgh Systems, Inc. on its sale to Consolidated Communications Holdings, Inc. $345
Jun 29, 2007 Closed Advised TI Automotive on its sale to Oaktree Capital Management LLC and Duquesne Capital Management LLC NA
Jun 21, 2007 Closed Advised Ziff Davis Media Inc. on the sale of its Enterprise Group assets to Insight Venture Partners LLC $150
May 29, 2007 Closed Advised LCC International, Inc. on its acquisition of Wireless Facilities, Inc.'s US engineering business $39
May 14, 2007 Closed Advised eCollege.com on its sale of Datamark, its enrollment marketing subsidiary, to an investor group $41
May 14, 2007 Closed Advised eCollege.com on its sale to Pearson Education, Inc. $504
May 11, 2007 Closed Advised Apax Partners on its acquisition of Thomson Learning, the higher education, careers and library reference assets of The Thomson Corporation $7,750
Apr 30, 2007 Closed Advised International Securities Exchange (ISE) on its sale to Eurex $2,821
Apr 24, 2007 Closed Advised Information Services Group, Inc. on its acquisition of TPI $280
Apr 20, 2007 Closed Advised Interpool, Inc. on its sale to Fortress Investment Group $980
Apr 2, 2007 Closed Advised First Data Corp. on its sale to Kohlberg Kravis Roberts $27,032
Mar 28, 2007 Closed Advised Cerberus on its acquisition of Tower Automotive Inc. out of Chapter 11 $1,000
Mar 13, 2007 Closed Advised The Copley Press, Inc. on its sale of 9 publications in Ohio and Illinois to GateHouse Media, Inc. $380
Feb 22, 2007 Closed Advised Morningstar on its acquisition of Standard & Poor's mutual fund data business $55
Feb 11, 2007 Closed Advised Novelis on its sale to Hindalco $5,767
Feb 8, 2007 Closed Advised TI Automotive Ltd on the sale of its Industrials Group business NA
Feb 7, 2007 Closed Advised Aquila on its sale to Great Plains Energy $2,767
Jan 16, 2007 Closed Advised Blackbaud on its acquisitions of Target Software and Target Analysis Group $62
Jan 15, 2007 Closed Advised Smiths Group PLC on the sale of its Aerospace division to GE $4,812
Jan 4, 2007 Closed Advised IronPort Systems on its sale to Cisco Systems $830

* based on Thomson Reuters Rank Value, where applicable