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Deals of the week - May 14 2012

Type of Deal

Value

Acquirer

Target

Adviser to acquirer (tax)

Adviser to target (tax)

Acquisition

$7.2 billion

DBS Group

Danamon

WongPartnership

Allen & Gledhill

Acquisition

$750 million

Marathon Oil

Paloma Partners

Jefferies & Co / Baker & McKenzie

Baker Botts - Matthew Larsen

Acquisition

$320 million

VINCI Energies

EVT

Bolze

Merger

$318 million

Hilltop Holdings

PlainsCapital

Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz - Joshua Holmes

Sullivan & Cromwell - Ronald Creamer

Acquisition

$120 million

CaixaBank

BPI

Uría Menéndez

Type of Deal

Value

Issuer/Borrower

Lead managers/arrangers

Adviser to issuer/borrower (tax)

Adviser to lead managers (tax)

Notes Offering

$2.5 billion

Diageo

Citigroup / Credit Suisse / Deutsche Bank / HSBC / Morgan Stanley / Nomura / RBS

Sullivan & Cromwell / Slaughter & May / Morton Fraser

Davis Polk & Wardwell - John Paton, Sarah Joy

Notes Offering

$2.5 billion

Devon Energy

Goldman Sachs / Morgan Stanley

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom

Davis Polk & Wardwell - Lucy Farr, Juelle Gomes

Credit Facilities

$980 million

MSCI

Davis Polk & Wardwell - Michael Mollerus

Senior Notes Offering

$500 million

Bank of Ceylon

Citigroup / Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation / Merrill Lynch

Allen & Overy / Nithya Partners

Davis Polk & Wardwell - John Paton, Alon Gurfinkel, Sarah Joy / Julius & Creasy

Subordinated Notes Offer

$500 million

NAB

NAB

King & Wood Mallesons - David Wood

Perpetual Capital Securities Issue

$239 million

Ascendas

DBS / Citigroup / Credit Suisse

WongPartnership

Allen & Gledhill

Initial Public Offering

$194 million

Bumitama Agri

DBS / HSBC

Stamford

WongPartnership

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