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Deals of the week - May 28 2012

Type of DealValueAcquirerTargetAdviser to acquirer (tax)Adviser to target (tax)
Acquisition$11.8 billionEatonCooper IndustriesFenwick & West / Simpson Thacher & Bartlett / A&L Goodbody / Matheson Ormsby PrenticeWachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz / Arthur Cox
Share Buy-back$7.1 billionAlibaba GroupYahoo!Wachtell Lipton Rosen & Katz - T. Eiko Stange / Freshfields Bruckhaus DeringerSkadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom / Munger Tolles & Olson
Acquisition$4.3 billionSAPAribaJones Day
Acquisition$2.6 billionDalian WandaAMC EntertainmentDavis Polk & WardwellWeil, Gotshal & Manges
Acquisition$1.58 billionLehman BrothersArchstone EnterpriseWeil Gotshal & Manges Simpson Thacher & Bartlett / Kaye Scholer
Acquisition$1.25 billionSilver LakeGlobal BlueWeil Gotshal & MangesClifford Chance / Baker & McKenzie
Acquisition$758 millionKabel Deutschland Holding Tele Columbus GroupHengeler Mueller Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom
Strategic Investment$300 millionGEEBX GroupDavis Polk & Wardwell - Kathleen Ferrell
Acquisition$282 millionTechnipStone & Webster Process Technologies Davis Polk & Wardwell - Kathleen Ferrell
Acquisition$99 millionUltra Clean HoldingsAmerican Integration TechnologiesDavis Polk & Wardwell - Rachel Kleinberg
AcquisitionUndisclosedValeant Pharmaceuticals InternationalSwiss Herbal Remedies Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt Stikeman Elliott
Type of DealValueIssuer/BorrowerLead managers/arrangersAdviser to issuer/borrower (tax)Adviser to lead managers (tax)
Global Bond Offering$3.5 billionProvince of OntarioCIBC / Citigroup / Deutsche Bank / Morgan Stanley Davis Polk & Wardwell
Initial Public Offering$903 millionEdwards GroupBarclays / Goldman Sachs / Deutsche Bank Weil, Gotshal & Manges - Brenda Coleman, Sarah PriestleyDavis Polk & Wardwell
PAITREO$879 millionAGLCitigroup / Deutsche BankFreehills / Sidley Austin / Greenwood & Freehills King & Wood Mallesons - Scott Heezen
Senior Unsecured Notes Offering$600 millionBeamBarclays / Credit Suisse / Merrill LynchChadbourne & Parke Davis Polk & Wardwell - Lucy Farr
Notes Offering$500 millionMurphy Oil J.P. Morgan / Wells FargoDavis Polk & Wardwell - Kathleen Ferrell
Common Stock Offering$172 millionPetroleum DevelopmentMerrill Lynch / J.P. Morgan / Wells Fargo Davis Graham & Stubbs Davis Polk & Wardwell - Lucy Farr
Common Stock Offering$112 millionGSV Capital CitigroupDavis Polk & Wardwell - Mary Conway
Follow-on Stock Offering$110 millionAngie's ListMerrill Lynch / Stifel, Nicolaus & Co / Allen & Co / RBC / Oppenheimer & Co. / Wells FargoDavis Polk & Wardwell - Rachel Kleinberg

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