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Deals of the week - June 25 2012

Type of Deal




Adviser to acquirer (tax)

Adviser to target (tax)


$6.7 billion


Alliance Boots

Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz - Jodi Schwartz

Darrois Villey Maillot Brochier / Simpson Thacher & Bartlett


$2.2 billion

Vector Capital

Quest Software

Davis Polk & Wardwell

Latham & Watkins


$1.1 billion



Slaughter & May / Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz / De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek


$404 million

Yamana Gold

Extorre Gold

Cassels Brock and Blackwell

Gowling Lafleur Henderson


$248 million

SK Hynix

Link_A_Media Devices

Sullivan & Cromwell

Type of Deal



Lead managers/arrangers

Adviser to issuer/borrower (tax)

Adviser to lead managers (tax)

Bridge Facility

$3.5 billion


Merrill Lynch

Davis Polk & Wardwell - Rachel Kleinberg

Senior Notes Offering

$1 billion

Tyson Foods

J.P. Morgan / Merrill Lynch / Morgan Stanley / RBC

Sidley Austin

Davis Polk & Wardwell - Samuel Dimon

Global Bond Offering

$1 billion

Export Development Canada

Deutsche Bank / HSBC / J.P. Morgan / TD Securities

Davis Polk & Wardwell

Accelerated Renounceable Entitlement Offer

$454 million

Echo Entertainment Group

Macquarie Capital

King & Wood Mallesons - Scott Heezen

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