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Deals of the week - July 23 2012

Type of Deal

Value

Acquirer

Target

Adviser to acquirer (tax)

Adviser to target (tax)

Acquisition

$6.6 billion

BC Partners / CPP Investment Board

Suddenlink

Torys / Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson

Latham & Watkins / Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz

Acquisition

$3.6 billion

GlaxoSmithKline

Human Genome Sciences

Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen and Katz / Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom / DLA Piper

Acquisition

$1.9 billion

Georgia Gulf

PPG

Jones Day

Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz

Acquisition

$1.9 billion

TPG Capital

Par Pharmaceutical

Ropes & Gray / Cravath Swaine & Moore

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe

Acquisition

$1.36 billion

Cogeco Cable

Atlantic Broadband

Stikeman Elliott / Simpson Thacher & Bartlett / Wiley Rein

Kirkland & Ellis

Acquisition

$925 million

Thermo Fisher Scientific

One Lambda

Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr / Seth Hoogasian

Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton

Acquisition

$550 million

State Street Corporation

Goldman Sachs Administration Services

Sullivan & Cromwell

Acquisition

$275 million

Accor

Grupo Posadas

Lefosse Advogados

Acquisition

$208 million

RBC Dexia

Ocean Properties

WongPartnership

Lee & Lee

Acquisition

Undisclosed

NBCUniversal

MSNBC Digital Network

Davis Polk & Wardwell - Avishai Shachar, Neil Barr

Type of Deal

Value

Issuer/Borrower

Lead managers/arrangers

Adviser to issuer/borrower (tax)

Adviser to lead managers (tax)

Medium-term Note Programme

$1.59 billion

Changi Airport Group

WongPartnership

Allen & Gledhill

Rights Issue

$448 million

SPAusNet

Macquarie Group / UBS

WongPartnership

Medium-term Note Programme

$397 million

Keppel Telecommunications & Transportation

United Overseas Bank

Allen & Gledhill

WongPartnership

Initial Public Offering

$215 million

Yongda

UBS / HSBC / BOCOM

Davis Polk & Wardwell - John Paton

Paul Hastings

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