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Deals of the week - March 26 2012

Type of DealValueAcquirerTargetAdviser to acquirer (tax)Adviser to target (tax)
Acquisition$6.8 billionUnited Parcel ServiceTNT Express Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer - Machiel Lambooij, Job van der Pol Allen & Overy
Acquisition$6.15 billionGlencore International ViterraKing & Wood Mallesons - Justin Cherrington / Bennett Jones Torys / Ashurst / Sidley Austin
Acquisition$900 millionRichardson InternationalViterraStikeman Elliott - John Lorito, Francesco Gucciardo
Acquisition$623.1 millionOmega Pharma GSK (European portfolio of Healthcare OTC products)Hengeler Mueller / Slaughter & May / Bonelli Erede
Acquisition$449 millionNECConvergysDavis Polk & Wardwell - Avishai Shachar, Anthony OlivaWachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz - Deborah Paul, Rachel Carlton
Acquisition$180 millionZyngaOMGPOPCooleys
Type of DealValueIssuer/BorrowerLead managers/arrangersAdviser to issuer/borrower (tax)Adviser to lead managers (tax)
Notes Offering$2.5 billionRio TintoCitigroup / Credit Suisse / Deutsche Bank / J.P. Morgan / ANZ / Credit Agricole / Mitsubishi UFJ / SG AmericasLinklatersDavis Polk & Wardwell - John Paton, Alon Gurfinkel
Notes Offering$1.1 billionMedtronicDeutsche Bank / Merrill Lynch / UBSFredrikson & ByronDavis Polk & Wardwell - Samuel Dimon, Juelle Gomes
Vendor Financing$375 millionTelefónicaChina Development Bank White & Case / Uría Menéndez / De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek
Senior Notes Offering$300 millionAK SteelMerrill Lynch / J.P. Morgan / Citigroup / Credit Suisse / Deutsche Bank / Wells Fargo Davis Polk & Wardwell - Samuel Dimon, Ethan Goldman
Common Units Offering $288 millionAmeriGasWells Fargo / Barclays / Citigroup / Credit Suisse / Merrill Lynch / UBS Morgan, Lewis & Bockius Davis Polk & Wardwell - Neil Barr, Changsheng Song
Common Stock Offering$145 millionXPO LogisticsMorgan Stanley / Deutsche Bank / Jefferies & CompanyCravath, Swaine & Moore Davis Polk & Wardwell - Kathleen Ferrell, Isaac MacDonald

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