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2012 Recent Transactions


Announcement DateStatusTransaction* Transaction Value (millions)
Dec 21, 2012

Closed

Advised the directors and shareholders of Petro Tools Holding AS, the holding company for i-TEC Well Solutions AS, on its sale to Trican Well Service Ltd

$108
Dec 20, 2012

Closed

Advised Westway Group, Inc. on its sale to EQT Infrastructure II

$419
Dec 20, 2012

Closed

Advised Westway Group, Inc. on the sale of its liquid animal feed supplements business, Westway Feed Products, and selected non-core bulk liquid storage terminals to ED&F Man

$112
Dec 20, 2012

Closed

Advised Consort Medical plc on the disposal of its King Systems subsidiary to Ambu A/S

$170
Dec 19, 2012

Closed

Advised Teesside Gas Processing Plant Limited (TGPP) and its shareholders on the sale of the company to ArcLight Capital

NA
Dec 17, 2012

Closed

Advised Clearwire Corporation on its sale to Sprint Nextel

$3,830
Dec 14, 2012

Closed

Advised IAG on the sale of its UK underwriting operations (primarily the Lloyd's motor underwriter Equity Red Star) to Aquiline Capital Partners

$130
Dec 13, 2012

Closed

Advised Freepoint Commodities LLC on its acquisition of gas producing assets from Arrowhead Resources

NA
Dec 11, 2012

Closed

Advised Apollo Health Street Limited on its sale to Sutherland Global Services

NA
Dec 9, 2012

Closed

Advised Astratel (a subsidiary of Astra International) on the acquisition of Eastkal Port and Logistics facility in East Kalimantan, Indonesia

NA
Dec 6, 2012

Closed

Advised US Development Group LLC on its sale of its crude-by-rail terminals to Plains All American Pipeline, L.P.

$500
Dec 5, 2012

Closed

Advised McMoRan Exploration Co. on its merger with Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc.

$3,177
Dec 3, 2012

Closed

Advised Dean Foods Company on the sale of its Morningstar Foods division to Saputo, Inc.

$1,450
Nov 28, 2012

Closed

Advised the Trustee of the Invensys Pension Scheme in connection with new funding for the Scheme from the proceeds of Invensys's disposal of its Rail business

$1,000
Nov 28, 2012

Closed

Advised TAQA on the acquisition of a package of assets in the UK North Sea from BP

$1,058
Nov 26, 2012

Closed

Advised The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. on the sale of its McGraw-Hill Education business to Apollo Global Management, LLC

$2,500
Nov 21, 2012

Closed

Advised Ally Financial on the sale of its European and Latin American auto finance operations as well as its share in its China joint venture to General Motors

$4,200
Nov 16, 2012

Closed

Advised Equiniti Group on the sale of Xafinity Consulting to CBPE Capital

NA
Nov 16, 2012

Closed

Advised Lafarge SA on the sale by Lafarge SA and Anglo American plc of a portfolio of UK construction materials assets to Mittal Investments, which was required by the UK Competition Commission to satisfy the conditions to allow the formation of the 50/50 JV between the companies' UK building materials businesses (announced February 2011).

$435
Nov 6, 2012

Closed

Advised Sage Products Inc. on its sale to Madison Dearborn Partners, LLC

NA
Nov 1, 2012

Closed

Advised Crescent Point Energy Corporation on its acquisition of Ute Energy Upstream Holdings LLC

$861
Oct 30, 2012

Closed

Advised Hitachi Ltd. on its acquisition of Horizon Nuclear Power

$ 1,100
Oct 24, 2012

Closed

Advised on corporate restructuring and refinancing of YTL PowerSeraya Pte. Ltd

SGD 2,600
Oct 23, 2012

Closed

Advised the Conflicts Committee of the Board of Directors of Spectra Energy Partners GP, LLC, the general partner of Spectra Energy Partners, LP, regarding the acquisition of a 38.76% interest in Maritimes & Northeast Pipeline, L.L.C. by Spectra Energy Partners, LP from Spectra Energy Corp

$375
Oct 23, 2012

Closed

Advised Ally Financial on the sale of its Canadian operations to Royal Bank of Canada

$4,100
Oct 11, 2012

Closed

Advised AIA Group Limited on its acquisition of ING Malaysia

$1,730
Oct 9, 2012

Closed

Advised Reed Elsevier on the sale of Variety magazine to Penske Media Corporation

NA
Oct 3, 2012

Closed

Advised MetroPCS on its merger with T-Mobile USA

$3,260
Sep 28, 2012

Closed

Advised Miller Compressing Company in its sale to Alter Trading Corporation

NA
Sep 27, 2012Closed

Advised Capital Trust Inc on the sale of its investment management subsidiary and certain fund co-investments to an affiliate of the Blackstone Group

$30
Sep 17, 2012

Closed

Advised Kraft Foods Inc. on its spin-off of Kraft Foods Group

$36,089
Sep 15, 2012

Closed

Advised The Carlyle Group on its acquisition of Landmark Aviation from GTCR and Platform Partners

NA
Sep 13, 2012

Closed

Advised Panther Energy Company, LLC and Red Willow Production Company in the sale of their Mississippian Oil Resource Play assets to an undisclosed buyer

NA
Sep 6, 2012

Closed

Advised HSBC Holdings in the sale of its North American insurance underwriting operations to Enstar Group Limited

$181
Aug 30, 2012

Closed

Advised Flagstone Reinsurance Holdings SA in its sale to Validus Holdings Ltd.

$600
Aug 27, 2012

Closed

Advised Marlin Energy, L.L.C. in the sale of its Gulf of Mexico and Gulf Coast assets to undisclosed buyers

NA
Aug 27, 2012

Closed

Advised M&T Bank Corporation on its acquisition of Hudson City Bancorp, Inc.

$3,684
Aug 14, 2012

Closed

Advised Calumet Specialty Products Partners, L.P. on its acquisition of Montana Refining Company, Inc. from Connacher Oil and Gas Limited

$120
Aug 13, 2012

Closed

Advised Midstates Petroleum Company, Inc. on its acquisition of Mississippian Lime Properties in Oklahoma and Kansas from Eagle Energy Production, LLC

NA
Aug 13, 2012

Closed

Advised Actian Corporation  on its proposed acquisition of Pervasive Software, Inc.

NA
Aug 10, 2012

Closed

Advised Dai-ichi Life Insurance Co Ltd on its plans to acquire a 20% stake in Janus Capital Group Inc

$288
Aug 8, 2012

Closed

Advised DMCI Holdings, Inc. and D&A Income Ltd on their acquisition of ENK PLC

£49.8
Aug 6, 2012

Closed

Advised Elco Landmark Residential Holdings LLC on its recapitalization of Apartment Trust of America, Inc.

$537
Aug 1, 2012

Closed

Advised the Special Committee of the Board of Directors of Western Gas Holdings, LLC on the acquisition of an additional 24% membership interest in Chipeta Processing LLC from Anadarko Petroleum Corporation

$135
Jul 31, 2012

Closed

Advised the shareholders of OCHL Offshore Limited (trading as "OEG"), on the sale to a private investor.

NA
Jul 30, 2012Closed

Advised Xsigo Systems in its sale to Oracle Corporation

NA
Jul 30, 2012

Closed

Advised Comstock Resources, Inc. regarding the right for Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co L.P. ("KKR") to participate in one-third of Comstock's working interest in wells drilled on Comstock's 28,000 net acres in the Eagle Ford shale.

NA
Jul 26, 2012

Closed

Advised Universal Truckload Services, Inc. on its acquisition of LINC Logistics Company

$335
Jul 20, 2012

Closed

Advised Fenwal Inc., a TPG Capital LP portfolio company, on its sale to Fresenius Kabi AG

NA
Jul 17, 2012

Closed

Advised Samsung Electronics on its acquisition of the Handset Connectivity and Location development operations of CSR plc

$310
Jul 13, 2012

Closed

Advised Broadview Networks on a prepackaged plan of reorganization to facilitate a recapitalization of the company's balance sheet

NA
Jul 12, 2012

Closed

Advised Hawaiian Telcom Inc on its acquisition of the competitive local exchange carrier business of Wavecom Solutions Corporation

NA
Jul 6, 2012

Closed

Advised Cobham plc on the disposal of its Beacon Solutions business to J.F.Lehman & Company

$73
Jul 2, 2012

Closed

Advised Reader's Digest Association on the sale of its Lifestyle and Entertainment Direct business unit to Mosaic Media Partners.

NA
Jun 29, 2012

Closed

Advised Bristol-Myers Squibb on its acquisition of Amylin Pharmaceuticals

$6,862
Jun 29, 2012

Closed

Advised Bristol-Myers Squibb on the sale of half of its interest in Amylin Pharmaceuticals to AstraZeneca

$3,400
Jun 28, 2012

Closed

Advised Shoreline Energy LLC regarding the sale of certain onshore oil and gas assets in Louisiana to an undisclosed buyer

NA
Jun 28, 2012

Closed

Advised UDR Inc. on the disposition of a portfolio of 15 apartment communities

$477
Jun 21, 2012

Closed

Advised Savings.com on its sale to Cox Target Media, a subsidiary of Cox Media Group, which is owned by Cox Enterprise Inc.

NA
Jun 19, 2012

Closed

Advised Sonus Networks, Inc. on its acquisition of Network Equipment Technologies, Inc.

$43
Jun 18, 2012

Closed

Advised the Conflicts Committee of the Board of Directors of Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. ("ETP") regarding the formation of a new ETP-Controlled Entity, and the drop down of Southern Union Company by Energy Transfer Equity, L.P. and assets to be acquired in the recently announced merger with Sunoco, Inc. into the new ETP-Controlled Entity

NA
Jun 18, 2012

Closed

Advised InterDigital, Inc. on its sale of wireless patents and patent applications to Intel

$375
Jun 6, 2012

Closed

Advised Alaska Communications Systems Group Inc. on the formation of the Alaska Wireless Network with General Communications, Inc.

NA
Jun 5, 2012

Closed

Advised Queensland Investment Corporation Private Capital, on its acquisition of 50 year lease of the parking assets of The Ohio State University

$483
Jun 4, 2012

Closed

Advised Tiger Airways Holdings Ltd. on its acquisition of a 40% stake in Southeast Asian Airlines (SEAir)

$7
Jun 4, 2012

Closed

Advised Tiger Airways Holdings, Ltd. on its acquisition of a 40% stake in Southeast Asian Airlines, Inc.

NA
Jun 2, 2012

Closed

Advised investor group, formed by Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan, Providence Equity, Madison Dearborn, and Bell Canada in the purchase of Q9 Networks, Canadian data center operator

C$1,100
Jun 1, 2012

Closed

Advised International Paper on the sale of two U.S. containerboard mills to a Kraft Group / Schwarz Partners joint venture and one U.S. containerboard mill to Hood Companies Inc.

$470
May 31 , 2012

Closed

Advised Prudential plc on its acquisition of SRLC America Holding Corp ("SRLC") from Swiss Re.

$621
May 24, 2012

Closed

Advised Equistone Partners Europe Limited on the sale of Global Blue Holdings AB to Silver Lake Partners and Partners Group AG

€1,000
May 24, 2012

Closed

Advised Corpedia Corporation on its sale to NYSE Euronext

NA
May 15, 2012

Closed

Advised Cheniere Energy Partners, L.P. on its acquisition of Creole Trail Pipeline from Cheniere Energy, Inc. and the issuance of 33.3 million newly issued Class B PIK Units to Cheniere Energy, Inc

$480
May 12, 2012

Closed

Advised Rank Group Plc on the acquisition of Gala Coral Group's casino division "Gala Casinos"

$329
May 9, 2012

Closed

Advised Viva Ambiental, a waste management company, on its sale to Estre Ambiental

NA
May 7, 2012

Closed

Advised Keystone Midstream Services, LLC, a company jointly owned by Stonehenge Energy Resources, L.P., Rex Energy Corporation and Summit Discovery Resource II, LLC, on its sale to MarkWest Liberty Midstream & Resources LLC

$512
May 4, 2012

Closed

Advised Broadview Energy Limited on the sale of three UK onshore wind farms to a subsidiary of Infinis, a portfolio business of Terra Firma

NA
Apr 30, 2012

Closed

Advised Eagle Energy Trust on its acquisition of oil and gas properties in the Permian Basin

$113
Apr 30, 2012

Closed

Advised Qatar Holding LLC on the sale of its stake in Four Seasons Health Care Limited to Terra Firma

NA
Apr 27, 2012

Closed

Advised Ally Financial on the Chapter 11 restructuring of its mortgage subsidiary Residential Capital affecting over $18 billion of debt and other contingent liabilities

NA
Apr 26, 2012

Closed

Advised Suburban Propane Partners, L.P. on its acquisition of the retail propane operations of Inergy, L.P.

$1,800
Apr 19, 2012

Closed

Advised Canada Pension Plan Investment Board on its acquisition of a 49.99% interest in the Chilean toll road company Grupo Costanera from Atlantia SpA

C$1,140
Apr 17, 2012

Closed

Advised The Westfield Group in the sale of seven of its U.S. malls to Starwood Capital Group Global LLC

$1,007
Apr 17, 2012

Closed

Advised The Westfield Group on the sale of its Eastland shopping center in West Covina, California

$147
Apr 16, 2012

Closed

Advised Qatar Holding LLC on its acquisition of Smeralda Holding from Colony Capital

NA
Apr 9, 2012

Closed

Advised AOL Inc. in the sale of over 800 of its patents and their related patent applications to Microsoft Corporation

$1,056
Apr 4, 2012

Closed

Advised San Miguel Corporation on its significant minority investment in the holding companies of Philippine Airlines Inc. and Air Philippines Corporation

$500
Apr 3, 2012

Closed

Advised Flagstone Reinsurance Holdings in the sale of its Lloyd's of London operations to ANV Holdings BV

$210
Apr 3, 2012

Closed

Advised Philadelphia Media Network on its sale to Interstate General Media, LLC

$55
Apr 3, 2012

Closed

Advised Brit Insurance on the sale of its regional UK insurance business to QBE Insurance Group

NA
Apr 2, 2012

Closed

Advised the Conflicts Committee of Tesoro Logistics GP, LLC, the general partner of Tesoro Logistics LP on the acquisition of the Martinez Crude Oil Marine Terminal from Tesoro Corporation

$75
Mar 28, 2012

Closed

Advised a Special Committee of Independent Directors to render a fairness opinion regarding Continental Resources Inc.'s acquisition of Wheatland Oil Inc.

$340
Mar 21, 2012

Closed

Advised Solo Cup Co. in its sale to Dart Container Corp.

$1,015
Mar 14, 2012

Closed

Advised GlobeOp Financial Services S.A. on its sale to SS&C Technologies Holdings, Inc.

$908
Mar 13, 2012

Closed

Advised Grupo Saphyr on the acquisition of a 48.9% stake in Shopping Center Osasco through its joint venture in Brazilian shopping malls with Hemisferio Sul Investimentos

R$420
Mar 13, 2012

Closed

Advised Grupo Saphyr on the acquisition of a 48.9% stake in Shopping Center Osasco through its joint venture in Brazilian shopping malls with Hemisferio Sul Investimentos

NA
Mar 13, 2012

Closed

Advised BKG do Brasil on its sale to the master franchisee for Burger King in Brazil: BK Brasil Master Franqueado Brasil Burger King Corp.

NA
Mar 7, 2012

Closed

Advised Nuance Communications, Inc. on its acquisition of Transcend Services Inc.

$300
Mar 1, 2012

Closed

Advised Shutterfly Inc on its acquisition of selected assets of Kodak Gallery from Eastman Kodak Co.

$24
Feb 28, 2012

Closed

Advised Abraaj Capital as part of a consortium including Dalea Partners LP on the acquisition of Viking International Limited, the oil field services business of TransAtlantic Petroleum Ltd

$167
Feb 28, 2012

Closed

Advised eScreen Inc. on its sale to Alere Inc.

$340
Feb 27, 2012

Closed

Advised the Conflicts Committee of the Board of Directors of Boardwalk GP, LLC on the acquisition of an 80% equity interest in Boardwalk HP Storage Company, LLC from Loews Corporation$285
Feb 24, 2012

Closed

Advised El Paso Corporation / Kinder Morgan, Inc. on the sale of EP Energy to an investor group led by Apollo Global Management, LLC and Riverstone Holdings, LLC

$7,150
Feb 23, 2012

Closed

Advised the Board of Directors of Exterran Holdings Inc. on the sale of compression and processing assets to Exterran Partners L.P.

$184
Feb 22, 2012

Closed

Advised Silver Spring Networks, Inc. on the investment and strategic alliance with Hitachi Ltd. to offer integrated solutions to power utilities and power users in the global smart grid sectorNA
Feb 17, 2012

Closed

Advised Advent International and Goldman Sachs Capital Partners on their acquisition of TransUnion

$3,178
Feb 9, 2012

Closed

Advised Hearst Corp on its acquisition of an additional 10% stake in Fitch Inc from Fimalac SA thereby increasing its stake to 50% from 40%

$177
Feb 7, 2012

Closed

Advised Indorama Ventures PCL on its acquisition of the chemicals business of Old World Industries LLC

$795
Feb 6, 2012

Closed

Advised Indophil Resources NL on its placement of shares to Alsons Group

A$97.7
Feb 6, 2012

Closed

Advised O'Charley's Inc. in its sale to Fidelity National Financial Inc.

$221
Jan 24, 2012

Closed

Advised Bridgepoint Capital Ltd. on its acquisition of Quilter & Co. Ltd from Morgan Stanley Smith Barney

NA
Jan 24, 2012

Closed

Advised The Reader's Digest Association, Inc. on the sale of Allrecipes.com to Meredith Corporation

$175
Jan 13, 2012

Closed

Advised Adaptix, Inc. on its sale to Acacia Research Corporation

$160
Jan 11, 2012

Closed

Advised Blackrock on its acquisition of Claymore Canada

NA
Jan 9, 2012

Closed

Advised Canamens Energy Ltd on the sale of its stake in the Kraken field to EnQuest PLC

$90

* based on Thomson Reuters Rank Value, where applicable