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Deals of the week - October 21 2013


Type of Deal




Adviser to acquirer (tax)

Adviser to target (tax)


$2 billion

Advance Auto Parts

General Parts

Kirkland & Ellis; Weil Gotshal & Manges; Stikeman Elliott

Manning Fulton & Skinner PA; Smith, Anderson, Blount, Dorsett, Mitchell & Jernigan




Oyster Travel Corporation

Fenwick & West- Ron Schrotenboer



Trafigura; Mubadala Development Company

MMX Mineracao e Metalicos

Shearman & Sterling; Stocche Forbes Padis Filizzola

Davis Polk & Wardwell; Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey jr e Quiroga

Type of Deal



Lead managers/arrangers

Adviser to issuer/borrower (tax)

Adviser to lead managers (tax)

Revolving credit facility

$2.5 billion

Computer Sciences Corporation


Davis Polk & Wardwell - Michael Mollerus, Ameya Bapat

Shearman & Sterling

Initial public offering

£1 billion


Barclays; Deutsche Bank; RBC Capital Markets; Liberum Capital; Kempen

Slaughter and May - Gareth Miles, Michael Ringer; Simpson Thacher & Bartlett

Notes offering

$500 million

L Brands

Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith, Citigroup Global Markets; JP Morgan Securities

Davis Polk & Wardwell - Neil Barr, Avinash Venkatesh

Cahill Gordon & Reindel

ADS rights offering

$358 million

Compania Cervecerias Unidas

JP Morgan Securities; Citigroup Global Markets; Goldman, Sachs & Co

Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy; Claro y Cia

Davis Polk & Wardwell - Harry Ballan, Michael Farber

Follow-on offering

$120 million

KYTHERA Biopharmaceuticals

JP Morgan Securitiesl; Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith

Latham & Watkins

Davis Polk & Wardwell - Rachel Kleinberg, Catherine Paskoff Chang

Common stock offering

$90 million

Cumulus Media

RBC Capital Markets

Jones Day

Davis Polk & Wardwell - Samuel Dimon, Juelle Gomes

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