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Deals of the week - August 27 2012

Type of Deal




Adviser to acquirer (tax)

Adviser to target (tax)


$7.3 billion


Coventry Health Care

Jones Day / Davis Polk & Wardwell

Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz - Deborah Paul


$3.7 billion

Hudson City Bancorp

M&T Bank Corporation

Sullivan & Cromwell

Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz - Joshua Holmes


$2.3 billion

Hertz Global Holdings

Dollar Thrifty Automotive

Cravath, Swaine & Moore / Debevoise & Plimpton / Jones Day

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton - Jason Factor


$1.2 billion

Pacific Industrial Services BidCo


Gilbert + Tobin

Clayton Utz


$1 billion

Bain Capital Partners


Ropes & Gray

Cravath, Swaine & Moore / Nishith Desai Associates


$577 million

Silver Lake

Global Blue Luxembourg Holdings


Weil, Gotshal & Manges

Joint Venture

$337 million

SK Innovation

Continental AG

Kim & Chang / WongPartnership


$285 million

FMC Technologies

Pure Energy Services

Stikeman Elliott - Douglas Richardson / Vinson & Elkins

Blake, Cassels & Graydon

Type of Deal



Lead managers/arrangers

Adviser to issuer/borrower (tax)

Adviser to lead managers (tax)

Notes Offering

$3 billion

Rio Tinto

HSBC / Morgan Stanley / RBS / BNP Paribas / RBC / SG Americas / Standard Chartered

Davis Polk & Wardwell - John Paton

Notes Offering

$2.5 billion


Citigroup / Morgan Stanley / RBS

Davis Polk & Wardwell - Avishai Shachar

Jones Day

Subordinated Notes Offering

$2 billion


UBS Securities / Citigroup / Goldman, Sachs / J.P. Morgan / Merrill Lynch / Morgan Stanley / RBS / Wells Fargo

Davis Polk & Wardwell - John Paton

High-Yield Notes Offering

$1.2 billion

Continental Resources

Merrill Lynch

Latham & Watkins

Davis Polk & Wardwell - Michael Mollerus

Notes Offering

$750 million


Citigroup / HSBC / J.P. Morgan / Merrill Lynch / Standard Chartered

Davis Polk & Wardwell - Alon Gurfinkel

Senior Notes Offering

$500 million


Citigroup / Merrill Lynch

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher

Davis Polk & Wardwell - Michael Mollerus

Dribble-Out Offering

$500 million

Westar Energy

BNY Mellon

Davis Polk & Wardwell

Hunton & Williams

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