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Deals of the week - April 16 2012

Type of Deal




Adviser to acquirer (tax)

Adviser to target (tax)


$10.8 billion

GDF Suez

International Power

Rothschild & Ondra



$1 billion

Penn Virginia Resource

Marcellus Shale Midstream Pipeline

Vinson & Elkins / Latham & Watkins - Tim Fenn, Cheryl Coe, Victoria Louie

Thompson & Knight


$625 million



Kirkland & Ellis

Winston & Strawn


$380 million

The Gores Group

Touch Solutions (TE Connectivity)

Davis Polk & Wardwell


$349 million

India Hospitality Corp

Adelie Foods Group

Grant Thornton / Travers Smith


$315 million


KAI Pharmaceuticals

Sullivan & Cromwell

Latham & Watkins

Type of Deal



Lead managers/arrangers

Adviser to issuer/borrower (tax)

Adviser to lead managers (tax)

Notes Offering

$2 billion


J.P. Morgan / Merrill Lynch / Citigroup

Davis Polk & Wardwell - John Paton, Sarah Joy

SEC-Registered Notes Offering

$500 million


Morgan Stanley / Deutsche Bank / Merrill Lynch

Mitsui / Davis Polk & Wardwell - John Paton, Sarah Joy

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett

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