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Deals of the week - October 28 2013

Type of Deal

Value

Acquirer

Target

Adviser to acquirer (tax)

Adviser to target (tax)

Acquisition

$11.2 billion

American Realty Capital Properties

Cole Real Estate Investments

Weil, Gotshal & Manges

Sullivan & Cromwell - Andrew Mason / Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz - Eiko Stange

Acquisition

$4.85 billion

Crown Castle International

AT&T

Sullivan & Cromwell

Acquisition

$2.4 billion

Oman Oil

Oxea

Vinson & Elkins

Hogan Lovells

Acquisition

$1.53 billion

Softbank

Supercell

Morrison & Foerster

Fenwick & West - David Forst, Jay Cosel / White & Case

Acquisition

$1.26 billion

Softbank

Brightstar

Morrison & Foerster

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton / K&L Gates

Acquisition

$620 million

RR Donnelley & Sons

Consolidated Graphics

Sullivan & Cromwell

Haynes & Boone

Acquisition

$400 million

Trafigura / Mubadala Development

MMX Porto Sudeste

Shearman & Sterling / Stocche Forbes Padis Filizzola Clapis Advogados

Davis Polk & Wardwell / Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr. e Quiroga Advogados

Acquisition

$314 million

APR Energy

GE Capital (power generation business)

Sullivan & Cromwell

Acquisition

$301.8 million

Wumart Stores

C.P. Lotus

Davis Polk & Wardwell

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

Acquisition

$255 million

Synaptics

Validity Sensors

Fenwick & West

Acquisition

$240 million

MedImmune

Spirogen

Covington & Burling

Acquisition

Undisclosed

Tower Three Partners

NTS

Weil, Gotshal & Manges

Olshan Frome Wolosky / Sichenzia Ross Friedman Ference

Type of Deal

Value

Issuer/Borrower

Lead managers/arrangers

Adviser to issuer/borrower (tax)

Adviser to lead managers (tax)

Bridge Facility

$5.5 billion

McKesson

Merrill Lynch / Goldman Sachs

Morrison & Foerster

Davis Polk & Wardwell - Kathleen Ferrell

Revolving Credit Facility

$1 billion

Twitter

Morgan Stanley

Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

Davis Polk & Wardwell - Rachel Kleinberg

Bonds Offering

$700 million

Greenland Hong Kong

HSBC / JP Morgan / Morgan Stanley / BOCI / Deutsche Bank / Citigroup / Goldman Sachs

Davis Polk & Wardwell - Alon Gurfinkel

Linklaters / Commerce & Finance Law Offices

Bridge Loan Facility

$190 million

Air India

Deutsche Bank

Amarchand & Mangaldas

Hogan Lovells

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