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Deals of the week - June 4 2012

Type of Deal




Adviser to acquirer (tax)

Adviser to target (tax)


$3.08 billion

CGI Group


Sullivan & Cromwell - Michael McGowan



$900 million





$600 million

Jackson National Life Insurance

Swiss Re (REALIC)

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom

Sullivan & Cromwell


$220 million

AngloGold Ashanti

Kinross Gold (Crixas gold mine)

Stikeman Elliott


Sears Canada

Sears Holdings Corporation


Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt / Simpson Thacher & Bartlett

Type of Deal



Lead managers/arrangers

Adviser to issuer/borrower (tax)

Adviser to lead managers (tax)

Senior Notes Offering

$1.25 billion


BNP Paribas / Citigroup / Deutsche Bank

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher

Davis Polk & Wardwell - Michael Mollerus

Initial Public Offering

$1.02 billion

PIMCO Dynamic Income Fund

Morgan Stanley / Citigroup / Merrill Lynch / UBS / Wells Fargo

Ropes & Gray

Davis Polk & Wardwell - Rachel Kleinberg

Notes Offering

$500 million


Goldman Sachs / J.P. Morgan / Merrill Lynch

Bryan Cave

Davis Polk & Wardwell - Samuel Dimon

Senior Secured Notes Offering

$250 million

Momentive Performance Materials

J.P. Morgan

Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison

Davis Polk & Wardwell

Share Offer

$200 million

Ten Network


Freehills / Sidley Austin

King & Wood Mallesons

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