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Deals of the week - August 5 2013

Type of Deal




Adviser to acquirer (tax)

Adviser to target (tax)


$8.6 billion

Perrigo Company

Elan Pharmaceuticals

Sullivan & Cromwell - Andrew Mason, Davis Wang, Ron Creamer / Dillon Eustace

A&L Goodbody / Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft


$7.6 billion

Health Management Associates

Community Health Systems

Weil, Gotshal & Manges - Helyn Goldstein

Kirkland & Ellis


$3.4 billion

Essilor International

Transitions Optical (PPG Industries)

Jones Day

Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz - Jodi Schwartz / Hogan Lovells


$2.9 billion

Hudson’s Bay Company

Saks Incorporated

Stikeman Elliott - Dean Kraus / Willkie Farr & Gallagher

Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz - Jodi Schwartz


$1.25 billion

CITIC Securities Company


Sullivan & Cromwell


$535 million

Cubist Pharmaceuticals

Optimer Pharmaceuticals

Ropes & Gray

Sullivan & Cromwell


$357 million

Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharmaceutical


Stikeman Elliott - Franco Gadoury, Dominic Bédard-Lapointe / Ropes & Gray

McCarthy Tétrault




Ceptaris Therapeutics

Covington & Burling

Type of Deal



Lead managers/arrangers

Adviser to issuer/borrower (tax)

Adviser to lead managers (tax)

Notes Offering

$2 billion

Royal Bank of Canada

RBC Capital Markets / Goldman Sachs

Sullivan & Cromwell / Norton Rose Fulbright Canada

Davis Polk & Wardwell - Harry Ballan

Notes Offering

$1.7 billion


Goldman Sachs / Merrill Lynch / Morgan Stanley

Davis Polk & Wardwell - Avishai Shachar

Jones Day

Initial Public Offering

$412.8 million

Graña y Montero

Credit Suisse / JP Morgan / Morgan Stanley / Banco BTG Pactual

Simpson Thacher and Bartlett / Muñiz, Ramírez, Pérez-Taiman & Olaya Abogados

Davis Polk & Wardwell - Po Sit

Initial Public Offering

$398 million


Credit Suisse / DBS Bank / OCBC Bank

Shook Lin & Bok

WongPartnership / Sidley Austin

Bond Issue

$265.1 million

TAG Immobilien

Credit Suisse / Close Brothers Seydler Bank

Noerr - Michaela Engel

Initial Public Offering

$122 million

Agios Pharmaceuticals

JP Morgan / Goldman Sachs

Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr

Davis Polk & Wardwell - Michael Mollerus

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