Deals of the week - January 9 2012
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Deals of the week - January 9 2012

Type of Deal




Adviser to acquirer (tax)

Adviser to target (tax)


$2.5 billion

Bristol-Myers Squibb


Kirkland & Ellis


Joint Venture

$2.3 billion


Chesapeake Energy

Fulbright & Jaworski - Robert Phillpott

C. Ray Lees


$900 million


Devon Energy

Fulbright & Jaworski

Vinson & Elkins - Thomas Crichton


$400 million

B/E Aerospace

UFC Aerospace

Shearman & Sterling

Schulz & Associates

Joint Venture

$258 million

Smith & Nephew

Essex Woodlands

Davis Polk & Wardwell - Adam Perry, Michael Bretholz

Reed Smith - Patrick Rice


$162 million

Four Russian private investors

Europa Media Group

Clifford Chance

Bredin Prat - Sébastien de Monès, Timur Celik

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