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Deals of the week - August 27 2012

Type of DealValueAcquirerTargetAdviser to acquirer (tax)Adviser to target (tax)
Acquisition$7.3 billionAetnaCoventry Health CareJones Day / Davis Polk & WardwellWachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz - Deborah Paul
Merger$3.7 billionHudson City BancorpM&T Bank Corporation Sullivan & CromwellWachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz - Joshua Holmes
Merger$2.3 billionHertz Global HoldingsDollar Thrifty Automotive Cravath, Swaine & Moore / Debevoise & Plimpton / Jones Day Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton - Jason Factor
Acquisition$1.2 billionPacific Industrial Services BidCo SpotlessGilbert + TobinClayton Utz
Acquisition$1 billionBain Capital PartnersGenpactRopes & Gray Cravath, Swaine & Moore / Nishith Desai Associates
Acquisition$577 millionSilver LakeGlobal Blue Luxembourg HoldingsWongPartnershipWeil, Gotshal & Manges
Joint Venture$337 millionSK InnovationContinental AGKim & Chang / WongPartnership
Acquisition$285 millionFMC TechnologiesPure Energy ServicesStikeman Elliott - Douglas Richardson / Vinson & ElkinsBlake, Cassels & Graydon
Type of DealValueIssuer/BorrowerLead managers/arrangersAdviser to issuer/borrower (tax)Adviser to lead managers (tax)
Notes Offering$3 billionRio TintoHSBC / Morgan Stanley / RBS / BNP Paribas / RBC / SG Americas / Standard Chartered Davis Polk & Wardwell - John Paton
Notes Offering$2.5 billionPepsiCoCitigroup / Morgan Stanley / RBS Davis Polk & Wardwell - Avishai Shachar Jones Day
Subordinated Notes Offering$2 billionUBS AGUBS Securities / Citigroup / Goldman, Sachs / J.P. Morgan / Merrill Lynch / Morgan Stanley / RBS / Wells FargoDavis Polk & Wardwell - John Paton
High-Yield Notes Offering$1.2 billionContinental ResourcesMerrill LynchLatham & WatkinsDavis Polk & Wardwell - Michael Mollerus
Notes Offering$750 millionICICI Bank Citigroup / HSBC / J.P. Morgan / Merrill Lynch / Standard CharteredDavis Polk & Wardwell - Alon Gurfinkel
Senior Notes Offering$500 millionMoody'sCitigroup / Merrill LynchGibson, Dunn & Crutcher Davis Polk & Wardwell - Michael Mollerus
Dribble-Out Offering$500 millionWestar EnergyBNY Mellon Davis Polk & WardwellHunton & Williams

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