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Deals of the week - August 7 2012

Type of Deal




Adviser to acquirer (tax)

Adviser to target (tax)


$1.4 billion

Roper Industries

Sunquest Information Systems Inc

Kirkland & Ellis



BC Partners

Aenova (Bridgepoint)



Advent International

AOT Bedding Super Holdings


Deutsche Bank Securities; Morgan Stanley

Type of Deal



Lead managers/arrangers

Adviser to issuer/borrower (tax)

Adviser to lead managers (tax)

Acquisition financing

$3.8 billion

Hologic Inc

Goldman Sachs

Brown Rudnick

Davis Polk & Wardwell

Bridge facility

$3.5 billion

Walgreen Co

Goldman Sachs

Weil Gotshal & Manges - William Horton, Michael Breidenbach

Notes offering

$1 billion

FedEx Corp

Goldman Sachs; JP Morgan Securities

Davis Polk & Wardwell - Leslie Altus

Simson Thacher & Bartlett - Jonathan Cantor, Vanessa Cohen

Notes offering

$1 billion


BNP Paribas Securities; Citigroup Global Markets; Deutsche Bank; UBS Securities

Davis Polk & Wardwell - Michael Mollerus, Ethan Goldman

Notes offering

$400 million

PPG Industries Inc

BNP Paribas Securities; Goldman Sachs; JP Morgan Securities

Davis Polk & Wardwell - Michael Farber, Kerry Price

Notes offering

$250 million

The Pantry Inc

Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith; Wells Fargo; RBC Capital Markets; BMO Capital Markets; SunTrust Robinson Humphrey

Smith, Anderson, Blount, Dorsett, Mitchell & Jernigan

Davis Polk & Wardwell - Samuel Dimon, Po Sit

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