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Deals of the week - September 30 2013

Type of Deal




Adviser to acquirer (tax)

Adviser to target (tax)


$29 billion

Applied Materials

Tokyo Electron

Weil, Gotshal & Manges / Mori, Hamada & Matsumoto / De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek

Jones Day / Nishimura & Asahi


$4.7 billion

Fairfax Financial


Shearman & Sterling / McCarthy Tetrault

Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom / Torys


$4 billion




Clifford Chance / Weil, Gotshal & Manges


$1.67 billion



Simpson Thacher & Bartlett

Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu


$1.65 billion


MAKO Surgical

Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz - Deborah Paul / Foley & Lardner


$1.2 billion

Jacobs Engineering Group

Sinclair Knight


Paul Hastings

Type of Deal



Lead managers/arrangers

Adviser to issuer/borrower (tax)

Adviser to lead managers (tax)

Notes Offering

$1.25 billion

SLM Corporation

Deutsche Bank / JP Morgan / Merrill Lynch

Davis Polk & Wardwell - Kathleen Ferrell

Follow-On Stock Offering

$523 million

Pandora Media

JP Morgan / Morgan Stanley / Wells Fargo / Merrill Lynch / BMO Capital / Canaccord Genuity / Pacific Crest / Piper Jaffray / William Blair

Davis Polk & Wardwell - Rachel Kleinberg

Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

Follow-On Offering

$279.6 million

Fleetmatics Group

Barclays Capital / Merrill Lynch

Goodwin Procter / Maples and Calder

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