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Deals of the week - July 30 2012

Type of DealValueAcquirerTargetAdviser to acquirer (tax)Adviser to target (tax)
Acquisition$15.1 billionChina National Offshore Oil Company (CNOOC)NexenStikeman Elliott - Ron Durand, John O'Connor / Davis Polk & Wardwell Blake, Cassels & Graydon / Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison
Acquisition$3.46 billionBC Partners / The Carlyle GroupUnited Technologies Latham & WatkinsWachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz
Acquisition$1.7 billionNRG EnergyGenOn EnergyKirkland & EllisSkadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom
Acquisition$974 millionJoh. A. Benckiser Peet’s Coffee & TeaSkadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & FlomCooley
Merger$900 millionDigitalGlobeGeoEyeSkadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & FlomKirkland & Ellis / Latham & Watkins
Acquisition$845 millionToyota TsushoCFAOBaker & McKenzie
Merger$366 millionVerde Realty Brookfield Asset Management Sullivan & Cromwell - Andrew Mason, Eli Jacobson Weil Gotshal & Manges
Acquisition$356 millionAppleAuthenTecWeil Gotshal & MangesAlston & Bird
Merger$335 millionUniversal Truckload LINC Logistics Latham & Watkins - John Kronsnoble Simpson Thacher & Bartlett / Mitchell, Williams, Selig, Gates & Woodyard
AcquisitionUndisclosedGoogleSparrowCleary Gottlieb Bredin Prat - Sébastien de Monès / Notari Selamme
Type of DealValueIssuer/BorrowerLead managers/arrangersAdviser to issuer/borrower (tax)Adviser to lead managers (tax)
Senior Bond Offerings$3 billionSumitomo Mitsui Banking Goldman Sachs / Citigroup / Barclays / Merrill LynchDavis Polk & Wardwell - John Paton
Notes Offering$1 billionFedExGoldman Sachs / J.P. Morgan / Merrill Lynch / Citigroup / Mizuho Davis Polk & Wardwell - Leslie AltusSimpson Thacher & Bartlett
Equity Offering$800 millionTaesaMerrill Lynch / BTG Pactual / Goldman Sachs / Santander / Banco do BrasilPaul Hastings / Souza, Cescon Avedissian, Barrieu e Flesch Advogados Davis Polk & Wardwell - Harry Ballan
Junior Subordinated Debentures Offering$750 millionStanley Black & Decker Merrill Lynch / Morgan Stanley / UBS / Wells Fargo Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom Davis Polk & Wardwell - Po Sit
Initial Public Offering$300 millionPalo Alto NetworksMorgan Stanley / Goldman Sachs / Citigroup Davis Polk & Wardwell - Rachel Kleinberg
Common Stock Offering$106 millionKennedy-Wilson HoldingsMerrill Lynch / Deutsche Bank Latham & Watkins / Kulik, Gottesman, Mouton & Siegel Davis Polk & Wardwell - Michael Farber
Initial Public Offering$105 millionKAYAKMorgan Stanley / Deutsche Bank Bingham McCutchen Davis Polk & Wardwell - Michael Farber

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