Deals of the week - July 16 2012
International Tax Review is part of Legal Benchmarking Limited, 4 Bouverie Street, London, EC4Y 8AX
Copyright © Legal Benchmarking Limited and its affiliated companies 2024

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

Deals of the week - July 16 2012

Type of Deal




Adviser to acquirer (tax)

Adviser to target (tax)


$4.92 billion



Linklaters / Baker & McKenzie

Slaughter and May / Sullivan & Cromwell


$4.9 billion




Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom


$4.1 billion



Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher / Morrison & Foerster

De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek / Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom


$3.03 billion

Walt Disney / Hearst

NBC Universal Media (A&E Television Networks)

Davis Polk & Wardwell - Neil Barr


$1.55 billion

Campbell Soup

Bolthouse Farms

Davis Polk & Wardwell - Harry Ballan, Arie Rubenstein

Kirkland & Ellis


$620 million

Thomson Reuters

FX Alliance

Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson / Shearman & Sterling

Kirkland & Ellis


$207 million



Bredin Prat - Pierre-Henri Durand / Hengeler Mueller / Uría Menéndez

CMS Bureau Francis Lefebvre


$173 million

PEYTO Exploration & Development

Open Range Energy

Stikeman Elliott


$98 million

Madison Dearborn Partners

QuickPlay Media

Kirkland & Ellis

Stikeman Elliott

Type of Deal



Lead managers/arrangers

Adviser to issuer/borrower (tax)

Adviser to lead managers (tax)

Hybrid Project Financing

$885 million

Línea Amarilla

BNP Paribas / Citibank

Davis Polk & Wardwell - Harry Ballan

Mayer Brown / Rubio Leguía Normand / Xavier Bragança Advogados / SNR Denton / Miranda & Amado Abogados

Subordinated Notes Offer

$512 million


ANZ Securities / Deutsche Bank / J.P. Morgan / UBS / Westpac Institutional

King & Wood Mallesons - Richard Snowden


Notes Reopening

$500 million

Korea Development Bank

Barclays / Citigroup / KDB Asia / Standard Chartered / UBS

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton

Davis Polk & Wardwell

Guaranteed Bonds Offering

$235 million

AVIC International

BOCI Asia / Morgan Stanley

Linklaters / Beijing Sunlight / Conyers Dill & Pearman

Davis Polk & Wardwell - Alon Gurfinkel / Jingtian & Gongcheng

more across site & bottom lb ros

More from across our site

Sharma, managing director for A&M in the United Arab Emirates, tells ITR about intense time pressures, mimicking Jurgen Klopp and what makes tax cool
AI will speed up some of the most laborious TP processes without making human input redundant, argues Hank Moonen, CEO of TaxModel
Firms with a broad geographic reach are more likely to win work, especially from global companies with high turnovers, according to survey data of nearly 29,000 corporate counsel
Australian businessman Gordon Merchant used EY’s advice to offset an A$85 million capital gain, according to the Federal Court
Griggs has been drafted in ahead of schedule as the incumbent Tim Ryan departs for Citigroup; while the Netherlands plans to scrap a 15% share buyback tax
Authorities must ensure that Russian firms do not use transfer pricing schemes to increase profits made from oil sold in different markets, advocacy organisations have argued
Fallet, a partner at law firm Mauger Muniz Advogados in Brazil, tells ITR about his passion for tax law, the leaders who inspired him, and what makes tax cool
The former chief operating officer will assume the role on July 1
Ahead of next week's Indirect Tax Forum in London, ITR spoke with Christian Van Der Valk of Sovos about how different governments and companies are embracing e-invoicing
Konrad Jeczewski has alleged he was threatened with negative reviews before being made redundant by EY Australia
Gift this article