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Deals of the week - January 16 2012

Type of Deal




Adviser to acquirer (tax)

Adviser to target (tax)

Acquisition (50% stake)

$1.68 billion

Abraaj Capital Ltd

Acibadem Saglik Yatirimlari Holding AS

WongPartnership - Ng Wai King & Andrew Ang


$930 million

Raymond James Financial

Morgan Keegan & Company (Regions Financial)

Morrison & Foerster

Sullivan & Cromwell


$225 million


Skagen Designs

Haynes and Boone

Fenwick & West - David Forst & Larissa Neumann


$133 million


St Patrick's Garden

WongPartnership - Tan Kay Kheng & Monica Yip

De Souza Lim & Goh - David De Souza

Type of Deal



Lead managers/arrangers

Adviser to issuer/borrower (tax)

Adviser to lead managers (tax)

Notes Offering

$2.25 billion

Export-Import Bank of Korea

BNP Paribas, Citigroup, Deutsche Bank, Merrill Lynch, RBS,

Davis Polk & Wardwell

Senior Notes Offering

$1.55 billion


Credit Suisse, J.P. Morgan, Citigroup, Wells Fargo

Shearman & Sterling / Morgan, Lewis and Bockius

Davis Polk & Wardwell - Lucy Farr & Isaac MacDonald

Rights issue

$270 million

GMG Global

DBS Bank Ltd

WongPartnership - Tok Boon Sheng

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