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Deals of the week - November 2 2010

Find out which tax advisers worked on the key M&A and capital markets transactions this week.

Type of Deal

Value

Acquirer

Target

Adviser to acquirer (tax)

Adviser to target (tax)

Acquisition

Undisclosed

Knight Capital Group

Kellogg Capital Markets' Designated and Lead Market Maker

Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz Joshua Holmes

Establishment

Undisclosed

LMAX Limited

LMAX

Shearman & Sterling Iain Scoon

Type of Deal

Value

Issuer/Borrower

Lead managers/arrangers

Adviser to issuer/borrower (tax)

Adviser to lead managers (tax)

IPO

Undisclosed

Euro Media Group

Bredin Prat Julien Gayral


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