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Deals of the week - November 4 2013

Type of Deal




Adviser to acquirer (tax)

Adviser to target (tax)


$3.5 billion

Murray Energy

Consolidation Coal

Kirkland & Ellis

Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz - Deborah Paul / Greenberg Traurig / Steptoe & Johnson / Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney


$1.62 billion

Crown Holdings

Mivisa Envases


Simpson Thacher & Bartlett


$1.5 billion

Yue Xiu Enterprises

Chong Hing Bank

Slaughter & May


$1.4 billion

Mosaic Company

CF Industries (phosphate business)

Dorsey & Whitney / Mayer Brown / Arnold & Porter

Skadden, Arps, Meagher & Flom


$1.1 billion

Plum Creek Timber


In-house / Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom

Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz - Jodi Schwartz, Joshua Holmes / Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough


$145 million

Internap Network Services


Stikeman Elliott - Katy Pitch




Booz & Co

Davis Polk & Wardwell - Rachel Kleinberg / Linklaters

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton





Fenwick & West

Type of Deal



Lead managers/arrangers

Adviser to issuer/borrower (tax)

Adviser to lead managers (tax)

Notes Offering

$1.5 billion

Bristol-Myers Squibb

Deutsche Bank / JP Morgan / Barclays / Credit Suisse / BNP Paribas / RBS

Kirkland & Ellis

Davis Polk & Wardwell - Michael Mollerus

Secondary Offering

$1.12 billion


Morgan Stanley / Goldman Sachs / Citigroup / Merrill Lynch

Sullivan & Cromwell

Davis Polk & Wardwell - Rachel Kleinberg

Floating-Rate Notes Offering

$250 million

General Mills

JP Morgan

Dorsey & Whitney

Davis Polk & Wardwell - Lucy Farr

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