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Deals of the week - April 30 2012

TYPE OF DEAL

VALUE

ACQUIRER

TARGET

ADVISER TO ACQUIRER (TAX)

ADVISER TO TARGET (TAX)

Acquisition

$11.85 billion

Nestlé

Pfizer (Infant Nutrition)

Mayer Brown / King & Wood Mallesons

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom / Clifford Chance / DLA Piper

Acquisition

$4.1 billion

Fresenius

Rhön-Klinikum

Hengeler Mueller - Mathias Link

Acquisition

$1.8 billion

Suburban Propane

Inergy

Evercore

Greenhill

Acquisition

$1.25 billion

Veritas Capital

Thomson Reuters (Healthcare)

Sullivan & Cromwell - David Spitzer

Covington & Burling

Acquisition

$617 million

IAMGOLD

Trelawney Mining

Fasken Martineau DuMoulin

Stikeman Elliott - Dean Kraus, John O'Connor

Acquisition

$307 million

Chalco

Winsway

Davis Polk & Wardwell

Acquisition

$199 million

Korea Panama Mining

Minera Panama (Inmet Mining)

Stikeman Elliott

Torys

Share Repurchase

$150 million

Primerica

Warburg Pincus

Greenhill

Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz

TYPE OF DEAL

VALUE

ISSUER / BORROWER

LEAD MANAGERS / ARRANGERS

ADVISER TO ISSUER / BORROWER

ADVISER TO LEAD MANAGERS

Convertible Senior Notes Offering

$600 million

TIBCO Software

Morgan Stanley / J.P. Morgan

Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

Davis Polk & Wardwell - Rachel Kleinberg

Secondary Share Offering

$410 million

Qualicorp

Credit Suisse / Merrill Lynch / Bradesco / Goldman Sachs

Latham & Watkins / Mattos Filho

Davis Polk & Wardwell - Neil Barr, Arie Rubenstein

Initial Public Offering

$264 million

Splunk

Morgan Stanley / Credit Suisse / J.P. Morgan / Merrill Lynch

Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

Davis Polk & Wardwell - Rachel Kleinberg, Juelle Gomes, Una Au

Senior Notes Offering

$150 million

Wabash National

Morgan Stanley / Wells Fargo

Hogan Lovells

Davis Polk & Wardwell - Lucy Farr, Yuliya Epifantseva

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