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Deals of the week - September 10 2012

Type of Deal

Value

Acquirer

Target

Adviser to acquirer (tax)

Adviser to target (tax)

Acquisition

$2.6 billion

Valeant Pharmaceuticals International

Medicis Pharmaceutical

Sullivan & Cromwell - Ronald Creamer / Skadden, Arps, Meagher & Flom

Weil, Gotshal & Manges / Latham & Watkins - Nicholas DeNovio

Acquisition

$944.4 million

Weichai Power

KION

Hengeler Mueller / King & Wood Mallesons

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer / Gleiss Lutz

Acquisition

$767.8 million

Infra-PSP Canada

Grupo Isolux Corsán

Lefosse Advogados / Linklaters

Acquisition

$300 million

OTPP

Manabi Minerais

Lefosse Advogados

Acquisition

$158.5 million

Warburg Pincus

Endurance Energy

Stikeman Elliott / Willkie Farr & Gallagher

Acquisition

$129.8 million

Twin Butte Energy

Waseca Energy

Stikeman Elliott - Julie D’Avignon

Acquisition

$116.8 million

FormFactor

Astria Semiconductor Holdings (MicroProbe)

Davis Polk & Wardwell - Rachel Kleinberg

DLA Piper

Acquisition

$95 million

Meda

Jazz Pharmaceuticals

Covington & Burling - Rob Heller

Acquisition

Undisclosed

Franchise Services of North America

Simply Wheelz

Stikeman Elliott / Edinger Associates / Paul Hastings

Sidley Austin / Blake, Cassels & Graydon

Type of Deal

Value

Issuer/Borrower

Lead managers/arrangers

Adviser to issuer/borrower (tax)

Adviser to lead managers (tax)

Initial Public Offering

$4.2 billion

Banco Santander (Grupo Financiero Santander)

Barclays / Citigroup / Credit Suisse / Goldman Sachs / JPMorgan / RBC Capital

Davis Polk & Wardwell

Shearman & Sterling

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