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Deals of the week - December 9 2013

Type of Deal




Adviser to acquirer (tax)

Adviser to target (tax)



Pfizer Limited

Wyeth Limited


Davis Polk & Wardwell



Vicente Capital Partners

iBwave Solutions

Stikeman Elliott - Philippe Kattan, Frank Mathieu



Dynamic Precision Group (Carlyle Group)

Unison Engine Components (8 manufacturing facilities)

Latham & Watkins; PwC; Stikeman Elliott - Frank Mathieu

Type of Deal



Lead managers/arrangers

Adviser to issuer/borrower (tax)

Adviser to lead managers (tax)

Convertible senior notes offering

$205 million

RPM International

Wells Fargo; Goldman, Sachs

Calfee, Halter & Griswold

Davis Polk & Wardwell - Lucy Farr, Ankur Dalal; Squire Sanders

Initial public offering

$80.5 million


Credit Suisse Securities; Leerink Swann


Davis Polk & Wardwell - Harry Ballan, Catherine Paskoff Chang

Common stock offering

$46 million

Medallion Financial Corporation

Morgan Stanley; Keefe, Bruyette & Woods; Sandler O'Neill

Davis Polk & Wardwell - Michael Mollerus, Arie Rubenstein, Juelle Gomes

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