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Deals of the week - August 20 2012

TYPE OF DEAL

VALUE

ACQUIRER

TARGET

ADVISER TO ACQUIRER (TAX)

ADVISER TO TARGET (TAX)

Acquisition

$3.3 billion

The Carlyle Group

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Debevoise & Plimpton

Weil, Gotshal & Manges

Joint Venture

$1.36 billion

BlueScope Steel

Nippon Steel

King & Wood Mallesons

Clayton Utz

Acquisition

$600 million

AT&T

NextWave Wireless

Sullivan & Cromwell

Lowenstein Sandler

Acquisition

$546 million

Royal DSM

Ocean Nutrition Canada

Norton Rose - Derek Chiasson

McInnes Cooper

Equity Financing Agreement

$400 million

Jefferies Group / Blackstone / GETCO / Stephens / Stifel Financial / TD Ameritrade Holding

Knight Capital Group

Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz - Joshua Holmes

Acquisition

$389 million

Endeavour Mining

Avion Gold

Stikeman Elliott - Francesco Gucciardo

Cassels, Brock & Blackwell

Acquisition

$300 million

Investcorp

Archway Marketing Services

Davis Polk & Wardwell - Kathleen Ferrell

Acquisition

Undisclosed

Odyssey Investment Partners

Pexco

Latham & Watkins - David Raab

TYPE OF DEAL

VALUE

ISSUER / BORROWER

LEAD MANAGERS / ARRANGERS

ADVISER TO ISSUER / BORROWER

ADVISER TO LEAD MANAGERS

Senior Notes Offering

$1.5 billion

Celgene

J.P. Morgan / Merrill Lynch / Morgan Stanley

Proskauer Rose

Davis Polk & Wardwell - Neil Barr

Notes Offering

$1.5 billion

Texas Instruments

Citigroup / J.P. Morgan / Morgan Stanley

Davis Polk & Wardwell - Rachel Kleinberg

Acquisition Financing

$1.25 billion

Campbell Soup Company

Morgan Stanley / Barclays / J.P. Morgan / BNP Paribas

Davis Polk & Wardwell

White & Case

Senior Notes Offering

$700 million

Nuance Communications

Barclays Capital / Morgan Stanley

Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

Davis Polk & Wardwell - Lucy Farr

Notes Offering

$500 million

Praxair

Credit Suisse / J.P. Morgan / Wells Fargo

Cahill Gordon & Reindell

Davis Polk & Wardwell - Samuel Dimon

Senior Notes Offering

$500 million

Sinopec Group Overseas Development

Goldman Sachs / Morgan Stanley / CCB International / Mizuho

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom

Davis Polk & Wardwell - John Paton

Medium-term Note Programme

$399 million

AIMS AMP Capital Industrial REIT

United Overseas Bank / Standard Chartered

WongPartnership

Allen & Gledhill

Debt Tender Offer

$377 million

Stanley Black & Decker

Citigroup

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom

Davis Polk & Wardwell

Hybrid Notes Offer

$366 million

APA

King & Wood Mallesons

Clayton Utz

Initial Public Offering

$233 million

Manchester United

Jefferies & Co / Credit Suisse / J.P. Morgan / Merrill Lynch / Deutsche Bank

Latham & Watkins

Davis Polk & Wardwell - Neil Barr

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