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Deals of the week - August 14 2012

Type of Deal




Adviser to acquirer (tax)

Adviser to target (tax)



Carlyle Group and TCW Management

Societe Generale stake in TCW

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Debevoise & Plimpton

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom

Type of Deal



Lead managers/arrangers

Adviser to issuer/borrower (tax)

Adviser to lead managers (tax)

Notes offering

$2.5 billion


Citigroup Global Markets; Morgan Stanley; RBS Securities

Davis Polk & Wardwell - Avishai Shachar, William Curran

Jones Day

Notes offering

$500 million

Korea Finance

Deutsche Bank; Korea Development Bank; Merrill Lynch; Morgan Stanley

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton; Kim & Chang

Davis Polk & Wardwell - John Paton, Sarah Joy

SEC-registered dribble-out offering

$500 million

Westar Energy

BNY Mellon Capital Markets

Davis Polk & Wardwell

Hunton & Williams

Secondary offering

$308 million


JP Morgan Securities; Morgan Stanley; Credit Suisse Securities

Weil, Gotshal & Manges; Kirkland & Ellis

Davis Polk & Wardwell - Harry Ballan, William Curran

Notes offering

$300 million

Ingram Micro

Morgan Stanley; RBS Securities

Davis Polk & Wardwell - Rachel Kleinberg, Changsheng Song

Notes offering

$200 million

Isis Pharmaceuticals

Goldman, Sachs; JP Morgan Securities


Davis Polk & Wardwell - Rachel Kleinberg, Isaac MacDonald

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