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Deals of the week - August 12 2013

Type of Deal

Value

Acquirer

Target

Adviser to acquirer (tax)

Adviser to target (tax)

Acquisition

$1.1 billion

Brookfield Property Partners

Industrial Developments International

Weil, Gotshal & Manges - Scott Sontag

Alston & Bird - Jennifer Weiss

Acquisition

$405 million

AOL

Adap.tv

Fenwick & West - Ronald Schrotenboer, Zach Jones

Acquisition

$347 million

Samsung Group

Novaled

Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom

Sullivan & Cromwell

Acquisition

$181.5 million

TreeHouse Foods

Associated Brands

Winston & Strawn / Stikeman Elliott - Luc Bernier, Éric Lévesque

Torys

Acquisition

$126 million

York Capital Management

Primus Telecommunications Group (North American retail telecom operations)

Stikeman Elliott - John Lorito

Acquisition

$122.5 million

Estrella International Energy Services

San Antonio Internacional Colombia

Aird and Berlis / Estudio Garrido

Davis Polk & Wardwell / Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg / Cárdenas & Cárdenas

Acquisition

Undisclosed

Crossroads C&I

GlassCell Isofab

Stikeman Elliot / Kirkland & Ellis

Merger

Undisclosed

Theraclone Sciences

PharmAthene

Fenwick & West - Michael Solomon, Amanda Athanasiou

Type of Deal

Value

Issuer/Borrower

Lead managers/arrangers

Adviser to issuer/borrower (tax)

Adviser to lead managers (tax)

Loan Facility Refinancing

$1.49 billion

Hologic

Goldman Sachs

Brown Rudnick

Davis Polk & Wardwell

Block Trade

$1.1 billion

LyondellBasell Industries

Barclays Capital

Baker Botts

Davis Polk & Wardwell - Michael Farber

Notes Offering

$1 billion

Baidu

JP Morgan / Goldman Sachs

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom / Han Kun Law Offices / Maples and Calder / Li & Partners

Davis Polk & Wardwell - Alon Gurfinkel

Initial Public Offering

$383 million

Sprouts Farmers Market

Goldman Sachs /Credit Suisse

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius

Davis Polk & Wardwell - Samuel Dimon

Notes Offering

$300 million

Bankrate

Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz - Joshua Holmes

Initial Public Offering

$140 million

Ardmore Shipping

Morgan Stanley

Seward & Kissel

Davis Polk & Wardwell - Michael Mollerus

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