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Deals of the week - December 19 2011

Type of Deal




Adviser to acquirer (tax)

Adviser to target (tax)


$4.2 billion

United Rentals, Inc.

RSC Holdings

Sullivan & Cromwell - Ronald Creamer

Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison & Debevoise & Plimpton


$1.1 billion

Apollo Management, L.P.

Taminco Group Holdings S.à.r.l.

Latham & Watkins

Davis Polk & Cahill Gordon & Reindel


$995 million

Fujifilm Holdings Corporation


Shearman & Sterling

Fenwick & West - Michael Solomon, Jay Cosel

Type of Deal



Lead managers/arrangers

Adviser to issuer/borrower (tax)

Adviser to lead managers (tax)

Initial Public Offering

$1.9 billion

New China Life Insurance Company Ltd.

China International Capital Corp. Hong Kong Securities Ltd, Goldman Sachs

Davis Polk - John Paton & Adam Perry

Revolving Credit Facility

$1.25 billion

V.F. Corporation

JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A.

Davis Polk - Mary Conway & Michael Bretholz

Cravath, Swaine & Moore

Secondary Offering

$650 million

Banco Santander Chile

Santander Investment Securities Inc., Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated

Davis Polk - Michael Mollerus, Leslie Altus & Changsheng (Eric) Song

Notes Offering

$350 million

IDEX Corporation

J.P. Morgan Securities, Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Inc & Wells Fargo Securities

Latham & Watkins

Davis Polk - Neil Barr, Arie Rubenstein & Juelle Gomes

Catastrophe Bond Placement

$337 million


Aon Benfield Securities Inc & Natixis SA

Walkers Global (Ireland) & Dewey & LeBoeuf

Wickersham and Taft

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