Deals of the week - April 16 2012
International Tax Review is part of the Delinian Group, Delinian Limited, 4 Bouverie Street, London, EC4Y 8AX, Registered in England & Wales, Company number 00954730
Copyright © Delinian Limited and its affiliated companies 2024

Accessibility | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Modern Slavery Statement

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

more across site & bottom lb ros

More from across our site

But the US tax agency’s advice is consistent with OECD guidance and shouldn’t surprise anyone, other experts tell ITR
A survey of more than 25,000 in-house counsel reveals that diversity initiatives are a high priority when choosing external counsel
The report is aimed at helping 'low-capacity countries', the OECD has claimed
The UK tax agency appears to be going after easier, lower value targets, one lawyer has claimed
Criminal experts have told ITR that the case of Ulf Johannemann emphasises the fine line between tax avoidance and tax evasion
The ATO workers were among nearly 57,000 people who were duped into claiming fake GST refunds, while Kuwait signed a double taxation treaty with the UAE
However, ICAP may not provide the legal certainty of an APA and tax authorities will have limited capacity, experts argue
ITR+ has launched the Talent Tracker, an interactive database that collates reported partner moves across the legal tax market
The tool is available to more than 2,000 PwC tax professionals and is designed to boost client service
The ‘big four’ firm has already communicated its intention to pay off the strategic failure to its partners
Gift this article