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Unilever
Announced: February 17, 2017
Value: $143 billion
Status: Withdrawn

Financial advisor to Unilever on The Kraft Heinz Company's potential offer for all the shares of Unilever PLC and Unilever N.V.
 
British American Tobacco plc
Announced: January 17, 2017
Value: $97 billion
Status: Pending

Financial advisor to British American Tobacco on its proposed merger with Reynolds American
 
Pharmaceutical Product Development, LLC (PPD)
Announced: April 28, 2017
Value: $9 billion
Status: Closed

Financial advisor to PPD on a recapitalization by affiliates of Hellman & Friedman and affiliates of the The Carlyle Group, as well as an expansion of ownership to include Abu Dhabi Investment Authority and an affiliate of GIC, Singapore's sovereign wealth fund
 
INC Research Holdings, Inc.
Announced: May 10, 2017
Value: $7.4 billion
Status: Pending

Exclusive financial advisor to INC Research on its all-stock, merger of equals transaction
 
TerraForm Power, Inc.
Announced: March 7, 2017
Value: $6.6 billion
Status: Pending

Financial advisor to TerraForm Power on its sale of a 51% stake to Brookfield Asset Management, Inc.
 
West Corporation
Announced: May 9, 2017
Value: $5.1 billion
Status: Pending

Financial advisor to West on its sale to funds affiliated with Apollo Global Management
 
Entercom Communications Corp.
Announced: February 2, 2017
Value: $4 billion
Status: Closed

Financial advisor to Entercom on its merger with CBS Corporation's radio business in a Reverse Morris Trust transaction
 
Cisco Systems, Inc.
Announced: January 24, 2017
Value: $3.7 billion
Status: Closed

Financial advisor to Cisco on its acquisition of AppDynamics
 
CEB Inc.
Announced: January 5, 2017
Value: $3.3 billion
Status: Closed

Lead financial advisor to CEB on its sale to Gartner
 
Air Methods Corporation
Announced: March 14, 2017
Value: $2.5 billion
Status: Closed

Financial advisor to Air Methods on its acquisition by American Securities LLC
 
Williams Partners L.P.
Announced: April 17, 2017
Value: $2.1 billion
Status: Pending

Financial advisor to Williams on the sale of certain assets to, and associated agreements with, NOVA Chemicals
 
Johnson Controls Inc.
Announced: March 16, 2017
Value: $2.0 billion
Status: Pending

Exclusive financial advisor to Johnson Controls on the sale of its Scott Safety business to 3M
 
Galenica AG
Announced: March 14, 2017
Value: CHF1.95 billion
Status: Closed

Independent financial advisor to Galenica in the IPO of Galenica Santé
 
TerraForm Global, Inc.
Announced: March 7, 2017
Value: $1.3 billion
Status: Pending

Financial advisor to TerraForm Global on its sale to Brookfield Asset Management, Inc.
 
Diageo plc
Announced: June 21, 2017
Value: Up to $1 billion
Status: Pending

Exclusive financial advisor to Diageo on its acquisition of Casamigos
 
United Rentals, Inc.
Announced: January 25, 2017
Value: $965 million
Status: Pending

Financial advisor to United Rentals on its acquisition of NES Rentals from Diamond Castle Holdings
 
Bioverativ Inc.
Announced: May 23, 2017
Value: Up to $825 million
Status: Pending

Exclusive financial advisor to Bioverativ on its acquisition of True North Therapeutics
 
Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc.
Announced: January 9, 2017
Value: $820 million
Status: Closed

Financial advisor to Valeant on its sale of Dendreon to Sanpower Group Co., Ltd.
 
North Island
Announced: April 20, 2017
Value: $625 million
Status: Pending

Exclusive financial advisor to North Island on its investment in Virtu Financial in connection with Virtu's purchase of KCG Holdings
 
Pandora
Announced: June 9, 2017
Value: $480 million
Status: Pending

Financial advisor to Pandora on SiriusXM’s preferred equity investment and Pandora’s ongoing review of strategic alternatives
 
FIS
Announced: May 23, 2017
Value: $477 million
Status: Pending

Exclusive financial advisor to FIS on the sale of a majority ownership stake of 60% in its Capco business to Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, establishing Capco as an independent company
 
Axalta Coating Systems, LLC
Announced: April 12, 2017
Value: $420 million
Status: Closed

Financial advisor to Axalta on its agreement with Valspar Corporation and Sherwin-Williams to acquire the assets related to Valspar's North American Industrial Wood Coatings business
 
CSL Limited
Announced: June 13, 2017
Value: $352 million
Status: Pending

Financial advisor to CSL on its acquisition of an 80% stake in Ruide from Humanwell
 
Conagra Brands
Announced: May 30, 2017
Value: $285 million
Status: Pending

Exclusive financial advisor to Conagra on its divestiture of the Wesson oil brand to The J.M. Smucker Company
 
Pandora
Announced: June 9, 2017
Value: $200 million
Status: Pending

Exclusive financial advisor to Pandora on sale of its Ticketfly business to Eventbrite
 
Maple Leaf Foods Inc.
Announced: February 21, 2017
Value: $140 million
Status: Closed

Exclusive financial advisor to Maple Leaf Foods on its acquisition of Lightlife Foods, Inc., from Brynwood Partners VI L.P.
 
Cytokinetics, Inc.
Announced: February 2, 2017
Value: $100 million
Status: Closed

Exclusive financial advisor to Cytokinetics, Inc on its sale of a portion of its royalty interest in omecamtiv mecarbil to Royalty Pharma
 
Send Word Now
Announced: June 5, 2017
Status: Closed

Exclusive financial advisor to Send Word Now on its sale to Emergency Communications Network, a Veritas portfolio company
 
Zhonghong Group
Announced: March 24, 2017
Status: Closed

Exclusive financial advisor to the Zhonghong Group on its acquisition of Blackstone's ~21% interest in SeaWorld
 
Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation
Announced: February 8, 2017
Status: Closed

Financial advisor to Cognizant in connection with its cooperation agreement reached with Elliott Management
 
SABMiller plc
Announced: July 29, 2016
Value: £79 billion
Status: Closed

Financial advisor to SABMiller on its sale to AB InBev
 
Qualcomm Incorporated
Announced: October 27, 2016
Value: $47 billion
Status: Closed

Financial advisor to the Qualcomm Board on the acquisition of NXP Semiconductors
 
General Electric Company
Announced: October 31, 2016
Value: $32 billion
Status: Pending

Lead financial advisor to GE on its combination of its oil and gas business with Baker Hughes to create a new, publicly-traded company – "New" Baker Hughes – in a cash and stock transaction
 
21st Century Fox, Inc.
Announced: December 15, 2016
Value: £11.7 billion
Status: Closed

Financial advisor to 21st Century Fox on its proposed all-cash acquisition of the shares of Sky plc that it does not already own
 
Caesars Entertainment Corporation
Announced: July 11, 2016
Value: $17.2 billion
Status: Pending

Financial advisor to the Special Committee of the Board of Directors of Caesars Entertainment Corporation on the merger with Caesars Acquisition Company
 
Johnson Controls Inc.
Announced: January 25, 2016
Value: $16.5 billion
Status: Closed

Lead financial advisor to Johnson Controls in its merger with Tyco
 
Pfizer Inc.
Announced: August 22, 2016
Value: $14 billion
Status: Closed

Advisor to Pfizer on its acquisition of Medivation
 
Mylan N.V.
Announced: February 10, 2016
Value: $10 billion
Status: Closed

Exclusive financial advisor to Mylan on its acquisition of Meda
 
Henderson Group plc
Announced: October 3, 2016
Value: $6 billion
Status: Pending

Financial adviser to Henderson on the merger with Janus Capital Group
 
Pfizer Inc.
Announced: May 16, 2016
Value: $5.2 billion
Status: Closed

Financial advisor to Pfizer on its acquisition of Anacor Pharmaceuticals Inc.
 
Caesars Entertainment Corporation
Announced: July 30, 2016
Value: $4.4 billion
Status: Closed

Financial advisor to the Special Committee of the Board of Directors of Caesars Entertainment Corporation on the sale of Playtika, the social/mobile gaming business of Caesars Interactive Entertainment, Inc.
 
Emerson Electric Co.
Announced: August 2, 2016
Value: $4 billion
Status: Closed

Financial advisor to Emerson on its divestiture of its Network Power business to Platinum Equity
 
DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc.
Announced: April 28, 2016
Value: $3.8 billion
Status: Closed

Financial advisor to DreamWorks on its sale to Comcast
 
EverBank Financial Corp
Announced: August 8, 2016
Value: $2.5 billion
Status: Closed

Financial advisor to EverBank on its sale to TIAA
 
Diamond Resorts International, Inc.
Announced: June 29, 2016
Value: $2.5 billion
Status: Closed

Exclusive advisor to the Strategic Review Committee of Diamond Resorts on its acquisition by affiliates of certain funds managed by affiliates of Apollo Global Management
 
Informa PLC
Announced: September 15, 2016
Value: £1.2 billion
Status: Closed

Financial advisor to Informa on its acquisition of Penton Information Services, funded through a combination of debt and equity, including a £715 million Rights Issue
 
Tobira Therapeutics, Inc.
Announced: September 20, 2016
Value: Up to $1.7 billion
Status: Closed

Lead financial advisor to Tobira Therapeutics, Inc. on its sale to Allergan plc
 
Relypsa, Inc.
Announced: July 21, 2016
Value: $1.53 billion
Status: Closed

Lead financial advisor to Relypsa, Inc. on its sale to Galenica Group.
 
Permira
Announced: July 1, 2016
Value: $1.5 billion
Status: Closed

Financial advisor to Permira on the sale of its portfolio company Intelligrated to Honeywell International
 
Emerson Electric Co.
Announced: August 2, 2016
Value: $1.2 billion
Status: Closed

Financial advisor to Emerson on its divestiture of its Leroy Somer and Control Techniques businesses to Nidec Corporation
 
Performance Sports Group Ltd.
Announced: October 31, 2016
Value: $961 million
Status: Pending

Independent financial advisor to the special committee of the board of directors of PSG on its "stalking horse" asset purchase agreement with an investor group led by Sagard Capital and Fairfax Financial for $575 million, as well as on a commitment for $386 million in new debtor-in-possession financing
 
DTS, Inc.
Announced: September 20, 2016
Value: $940 million
Status: Closed

Exclusive financial advisor to DTS on its sale to Tessera Technologies
 
Raptor Pharmaceutical Corp.
Announced: September 12, 2016
Value: $801 million
Status: Closed

Financial advisor to Raptor on its sale to Horizon Pharma
 
Aspen Pharmacare Holdings Limited
Announced: June 9, 2016
Value: $770 million
Status: Closed

Advisor to Aspen on its commercialisation agreement with AstraZeneca for rights to its global anaesthetics portfolio of seven established medicines outside of the US
 
Ventas Inc.
Announced: November 14, 2016
Value: $700 million
Status: Pending

Exclusive financial advisor to Ventas on its agreement with Kindred Healthcare Inc. either for the sale of all 36 skilled nursing facilities owned by Ventas and operated by Kindred or the renewal of the current lease on all unpurchased skilled nursing facilities through 2025 at the current rent level
 
UCG Holdings LP
Announced: January 11, 2016
Value: $650 million
Status: Closed

Sole advisor to UCG on the sale of Oil Price Information Service to IHS
 
Honeywell International Inc.
Announced: February 4, 2016
Value: $480 million
Status: Closed

Exclusive financial advisor to Honeywell on its acquisition of Xtralis from Pacific Equity Partners and Blum Capital Partners
 
XenoPort, Inc.
Announced: May 23, 2016
Value: $467 million
Status: Closed

Exclusive financial advisor to XenoPort on its sale to Arbor Pharmaceuticals
 
Clear Channel Outdoor Holdings, Inc.
Announced: January 7, 2016
Value: $459 million
Status: Closed

Financial advisor to Clear Channel Outdoor on its sale of certain U.S. outdoor advertising assets to Lamar Advertising
 
Honeywell International, Inc.
Announced: August 12, 2016
Value: $300 million
Status: Closed

Exclusive financial advisor to Honeywell on its sale of its Honeywell Technology Solutions Inc. business to KBR, Inc.
 
CEB
Announced: April 4, 2016
Value: $275 million
Status: Closed

Exclusive financial advisor to CEB on its acquisition of Evanta Ventures
 
Hexion Inc.
Announced: March 21, 2016
Value: $226 million
Status: Closed

Exclusive financial advisor to Hexion, an Apollo portfolio company, on the sale of Hexion's Performance Adhesives, Powder Coatings, Additives & Acrylics Coatings and Monomers business to Synthomer plc
 
Clear Channel Outdoor Holdings, Inc.
Announced: January 21, 2016
Value: $107 million
Status: Closed

Financial advisor to Clear Channel Outdoor on its sale of certain U.S. outdoor advertising assets to independent operators
 
Burton's Biscuit Co.
Announced: August 12, 2016
Status: Closed

Financial advisor to Burton's on the sale of its Cadbury biscuit license to Mondelez International
 
J.P. Morgan Infrastructure Investments Fund
Announced: August 8, 2016
Status: Pending

Exclusive financial advisor to J.P. Morgan Infrastructure Investments Fund on its portfolio company Summit Utilities purchase of Arkansas Oklahoma Gas Corporation
 
Unilever
Announced: July 20, 2016
Status: Closed

Exclusive financial advisor to Unilever on its acquisition of Dollar Shave Club
 
Elizabeth Arden, Inc.
Announced: June 16, 2016
Status: Closed

Sole financial advisor to Elizabeth Arden on its sale to Revlon
 
Honeywell International Inc.
Announced: May 12, 2016
Status: Closed

Financial advisor to Honeywell on its intended spin off of its Resins and Chemicals business into a standalone, publicly traded company named AdvanSix Inc.
 
Xerox Corporation
Announced: January 29, 2016
Status: Closed

Financial advisor to the Board of Directors of Xerox on the separation of its Document Technology and Business Process Outsourcing businesses into two independent public companies
 
Pfizer Inc.
Announced: November 23, 2015
Value: $160 billion
Status: Withdrawn

Financial advisor to Pfizer on its combination with Allergan
 
Time Warner Cable
Announced: May 26, 2015
Value: $78.7 billion
Status: Closed

Strategic advisor to Time Warner Cable on its merger with Charter Communications
 
Dell Inc.
Announced: October 12, 2015
Value: $67 billion
Status: Closed

Financial advisor to Dell on its purchase of EMC
 
Kraft Foods Group, Inc.
Announced: March 25, 2015
Value: $58 billion
Status: Closed

Exclusive financial advisor to Kraft on its merger with Heinz
 
Mylan N.V.
Announced: April 21, 2015
Value: $41.0 billion
Status: Withdrawn

Financial advisor to Mylan on its defense against Teva Pharmaceutical
 
General Electric Company
Announced: April 10, 2015
Value: $35 billion
Status: Closed

Advised GE on its planned disposition of approximately $200 billion of GE Capital assets to become a more focused industrial and technology company and de-designate as a Systemically Important Financial Institution (SIFI)
 
Pharmacyclics, Inc.
Announced: March 4, 2015
Value: $21 billion
Status: Closed

Financial advisor to Pharmacyclics on its sale to AbbVie
 
Newell Rubbermaid Inc.
Announced: December 14, 2015
Value: $20.2 billion
Status: Closed

Financial advisor to Newell Rubbermaid on its acquisition of Jarden
 
Salix Pharmaceuticals, Ltd.
Announced: February 22, 2015
Value: $15.8 billion
Status: Closed

Financial advisor to Salix on its sale to Valeant Pharmaceuticals
 
Procter & Gamble Company
Announced: July 9, 2015
Value: $15 billion
Status: Closed

Financial advisor to Procter & Gamble on the merger of its Beauty business with Coty
 
Mondelez International
Announced: December 7, 2015
Value: $14.3 billion
Status: Closed

Exclusive financial advisor to Mondelez for the acquisition of Keurig Green Mountain by a JAB Holding Company-led investor group
 
Omnicare, Inc.
Announced: May 21, 2015
Value: $12.7 billion
Status: Closed

Financial advisor to Omnicare on its sale to CVS Health
 
Fidelity National Information Services
Announced: August 12, 2015
Value: $9.1 billion
Status: Closed

Financial advisor to FIS on its acquisition of SunGard from a private equity consortium
 
Receptos, Inc.
Announced: July 14, 2015
Value: $7.8 billion
Status: Closed

Exclusive financial advisor to Receptos on its sale to Celgene
 
Dyax Corp.
Announced: November 2, 2015
Value: Up to $6.6 billion
Status: Closed

Exclusive financial advisor to Dyax on its sale to Shire
 
Solera Holdings, Inc.
Announced: September 14, 2015
Value: $6.5 billion
Status: Closed

Exclusive financial advisor to the Special Committee of the Board of Directors of Solera on its acquisition by Vista Equity Partners
 
Big Heart Pet Brands
Announced: February 3, 2015
Value: $5.8 billion
Status: Closed

Financial advisor to Big Heart Pet Brands on its sale to the J.M. Smucker Company
 
Thoratec Corp
Announced: July 22, 2015
Value: 3.7 billion
Status: Closed

Financial advisor to the Board of Directors of Thoratec on its sale to St. Jude Medical
 
Iglo Foods Holdings Limited
Announced: April 20, 2015
Value: €2.6 billion
Status: Closed

Exclusive financial advisor to Permira on the sale of Iglo Group to Nomad Holdings
 
Ventas Inc.
Announced: April 6, 2015
Value: $3.2 billion
Status: Closed

Financial advisor to Ventas in the spin-off of most of its post-acute/skilled nursing facility (“SNF”) portfolio into an independent, publicly traded REIT
 
TE Connectivity Ltd.
Announced: January 28, 2015
Value: $3.0 billion
Status: Closed

Financial advisor to TE Connectivity on its sale of its Broadband Network Solutions business unit to CommScope
 
ConAgra Foods, Inc.
Announced: November 2, 2015
Value: $2.7 billion
Status: Closed

Financial advisor to ConAgra on the sale of its private label business to TreeHouse Foods
 
Hikma Pharmaceuticals PLC
Announced: July 28, 2015
Value: $2.65 billion
Status: Closed

Financial advisor to Hikma on its acquisition of Roxane Laboratories from Boehringer Ingelheim
 
Hyperion Therapeutics, Inc.
Announced: March 30, 2015
Value: $1.1 billion
Status: Closed

Financial advisor to Hyperion on its sale to Horizon Pharma
 
3M Company
Announced: February 23, 2015
Value: $1.0 billion
Status: Closed

Financial advisor to 3M on its acquisition of Polypore's Separations Media business
 
Findus Group
Announced: August 13, 2015
Value: £512 million
Status: Closed

Exclusive financial advisor to Findus Group on the sale of its continental European frozen food business to Nomad Foods
 
Patriot Coal Corporation
Announced: October 28, 2015
Value: $800 million
Status: Closed

Advisor to Patriot Coal in its chapter 11 restructuring with approximately $800 million of prepetition financial indebtedness and over $1 billion in non-financial liabilities. The engagement included raising $100 million in debtor-in-possession financing and approximately $250 million in new money funded by existing creditors. The engagement culminated in the completion of two highly structured and inter-related sale transactions: (i) the majority of Patriot’s operating assets to Blackhawk Mining, LLC; and (ii) the remainder of Patriot’s assets and over $400 million in liabilities to Virginia Conservation Legacy Fund, Inc.
 
Diageo Plc
Announced: October 7, 2015
Value: $780 million
Status: Closed

Exclusive financial advisor to Diageo on the sale of its interest in Desnoes & Geddes and in Guinness Anchor Berhad to Heineken and its acquisition of additional shares in Guinness Ghana Breweries from Heineken
 
Mylan Inc.
Announced: February 2, 2015
Value: $750 million
Status: Closed

Financial advisor to Mylan on its acquisition of Famy Care Ltd
 
Cisco Systems, Inc.
Announced: June 30, 2015
Value: $635 million
Status: Closed

Financial advisor to Cisco on its acquisition of OpenDNS
 
Avon Products, Inc.
Announced: December 17, 2015
Value: $605 million
Status: Closed

Financial advisor to Avon on its two-part transaction and strategic partnership with Cerberus Capital Management involving a minority investment in Avon Products through the purchase of convertible preferred equity and the separation of Avon North America into a privately-held company
 
Impala Platinum Holdings Ltd.
Announced: September 3, 2015
Value: ZAR 4.0 billion
Status: Closed

Independent financial advisor to Implats on its intention to raise up to ZAR 4.0 billion through the sale of new Implats shares via a fully-underwritten accelerated bookbuild process
 
RR Donnelley & Sons Company
Announced: February 5, 2015
Value: $261 million
Status: Closed

Exclusive financial advisor to R.R. Donnelley on its acquisition of Courier Corporation
 
Mondelez International, Inc.
Announced: February 27, 2015
Value: ¥27 billion
Status: Closed

Exclusive financial advisor to Mondelez on the sale of its 50% interest in Ajinomoto General Foods to Ajinomoto
 
Achillion Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Announced: May 19, 2015
Value: $225 million+
Status: Closed

Exclusive financial advisor to Achillion on its worldwide license and collaboration arrangement with Janssen Pharmaceuticals, a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson, regarding HCV assets
 
Hubbell Incorporated
Announced: August 24, 2015
Value: $200 million
Status: Closed

Advisor to the Board of Directors of Hubbell on its plan to reclassify their common stock eliminating its existing two-class structure
 
Senior Housing Properties Trust
Announced: June 8, 2015
Value: $173 million
Status: Closed

Advisor to a Special Committee of SNH's Independent Trustees on its acquisition of a 17% economic ownership of REIT Management & Research LLC as part of consortium transaction
 
DTS Inc.
Announced: September 2, 2015
Value: $172 million
Status: Closed

Exclusive financial advisor to DTS on its acquisition of iBiquity
 
Qualcomm Incorporated
Announced: December 16, 2015
Status: Closed

Financial advisor to the Special Committee of the Board of Directors on Qualcomm's corporate and financial structure
 
ConAgra Foods, Inc.
Announced: November 18, 2015
Status: Closed

Financial advisor to ConAgra Foods on its separation into two independent public companies, Conagra Brands and Lamb Weston
 
Cisco Systems and Ericsson
Announced: November 9, 2015
Status: Closed

Advisor to both Cisco and Ericsson on their global business and technology strategic partnership
 
RCS Capital Corporation
Announced: August 6, 2015
Status: Pending

Exclusive financial advisor to the Special Committee of the Board of Directors of RCS Capital around a series of strategic initiatives
 
RR Donnelley & Sons Company
Announced: August 4, 2015
Status: Closed

Financial advisor to R.R. Donnelley on its planned separation into three independent publicly-traded companies
 
Johnson Controls, Inc.
Announced: July 24, 2015
Status: Closed

Financial advisor to Johnson Controls on the spin-off of its Automotive Experience business, Adient
 
Panasonic Corporation
Announced: March 16, 2015
Status: Closed

Exclusive financial advisor to Panasonic on its acquisition of ITC Global
 
AstraZeneca plc
Announced: April 28, 2014
Value: £69.4 billion
Status: Withdrawn

Advisor to AstraZeneca on Pfizer's unsolicited offer for the company
 
Time Warner Cable
Announced: February 13, 2014
Value: $69.7 billion
Status: Withdrawn

Strategic advisor to Time Warner Cable on its merger with Comcast
 
Lorillard, Inc.
Announced: July 15, 2014
Value: $27.4 billion
Status: Closed

Financial advisor to Lorillard on its sale to Reynolds American and the related divestiture of certain Lorillard assets to Imperial Tobacco
 
Beam Inc.
Announced: January 13, 2014
Value: $16 billion
Status: Closed

Financial advisor to Beam on its acquisition by Suntory Holdings
 
Alliance Boots GmbH
Announced: August 6, 2014
Value: $15.3 billion step 2
Status: Closed

Financial advisor to Alliance Boots in the second step of the unique two-step transaction with Walgreens announced in 2012
 
General Electric Company
Announced: April 30, 2014
Value: $13.5 billion
Status: Closed

Financial advisor to GE on its acquisition of Alstom’s Thermal, Renewables and Grid businesses, the largest acquisition in GE's history
 
InterMune, Inc.
Announced: August 24, 2014
Value: $8.9 billion
Status: Closed

Financial advisor to InterMune on its sale to Roche
 
The Hillshire Brands Company
Announced: June 9, 2014
Value: $8.55 billion
Status: Closed

Financial advisor to Hillshire Brands on Tyson Foods' unilateral binding offer
 
Questcor Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Announced: April 7, 2014
Value: $5.8 billion
Status: Closed

Exclusive financial advisor to Questcor on its merger with Mallinckrodt
 
Mylan Inc.
Announced: July 14, 2014
Value: $5.3 billion
Status: Closed

Exclusive financial advisor to Mylan on its acquisition of Abbott's Non-U.S. Developed Markets Specialty and Branded Generics Business
 
MICROS Systems, Inc.
Announced: June 23, 2014
Value: $5.3 billion
Status: Closed

Financial advisor to MICROS on its acquisition by Oracle
 
Idenix Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Announced: June 9, 2014
Value: $3.85 billion
Status: Closed

Financial advisor to Idenix on its acquisition by Merck
 
Avanir Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Announced: December 2, 2014
Value: $3.5 billion
Status: Closed

Exclusive financial advisor to Avanir on its sale to Otsuka Pharmaceutical
 
Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation
Announced: September 15, 2014
Value: $2.7 billion
Status: Closed

Financial advisor to Cognizant on its acquisition of TriZetto
 
Ventas, Inc.
Announced: June 2, 2014
Value: $2.6 billion
Status: Closed

Financial advisor to Ventas in its acquisition of American Realty Capital Healthcare Trust
 
Caesars Entertainment Corporation
Announced: March 3, 2014
Value: $2.2 billion
Status: Closed

Financial advisor to the Special Committee of the Board of Directors of Caesars Entertainment on the divestiture of four casinos and a 50% stake in the management fee stream for these properties to Caesars Growth Partners
 
Waste Management, Inc.
Announced: July 29, 2014
Value: $1.9 billion
Status: Closed

Financial advisor to Waste Management on the sale of its Wheelabrator Technologies business to Energy Capital Partners
 
TE Connectivity Ltd.
Announced: June 18, 2014
Value: $1.7 billion
Status: Closed

Financial advisor to TE Connectivity on its acquisition of Measurement Specialties, Inc.
 
Maple Leaf Foods Inc.
Announced: February 12, 2014
Value: $1.7 billion
Status: Closed

Financial advisor to Maple Leaf Foods on the sale of Canada Bread to Grupo Bimbo
 
Smith & Nephew plc
Announced: February 3, 2014
Value: $1.7 billion
Status: Closed

Financial advisor to Smith & Nephew on its acquisition of ArthroCare
 
PHH Corporation
Announced: June 2, 2014
Value: $1.4 billion
Status: Closed

Advisor to PHH on the sale of its fleet management business, PHH Arval, to Element Financial
 
Cadence Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Announced: February 11, 2014
Value: $1.3 billion
Status: Closed

Financial advisor to Cadence on its sale to Mallinckrodt
 
Sensata Technologies Holding N.V.
Announced: August 18, 2014
Value: $1.0 billion
Status: Closed

Financial advisor to Sensata Technologies on its purchase of Schrader International from Madison Dearborn Partners
 
All3Media Limited
Announced: May 8, 2014
Value: £550 million
Status: Closed

Exclusive financial advisor to All3Media on its sale to a 50:50 joint venture between Discovery Communications and Liberty Global
 
Convergys Corporation
Announced: January 6, 2014
Value: $820 million
Status: Closed

Exclusive financial advisor to Convergys on the acquisition of Stream Global Services
 
United Rentals, Inc.
Announced: March 9, 2014
Value: $780 million
Status: Closed

Financial advisor to United Rentals on its purchase of National Pump & Compressor and associated other businesses
 
CBS Outdoor Americas Inc.
Announced: July 21, 2014
Value: $690 million
Status: Closed

Financial advisor to CBS Outdoor on its acquisition of certain outdoor advertising assets from Van Wagner Communications, LLC
 
GeNeuro SA
Announced: December 2, 2014
Value: Up to $455 million
Status: Closed

Exclusive financial advisor to GeNeuro in its strategic partnership with Servier to develop and market its lead drug candidate GNbAC1 in Multiple Sclerosis
 
News Corporation
Announced: May 2, 2014
Value: $420 million
Status: Closed

Exclusive financial advisor to News Corp on its acquisition of Harlequin Enterprises
 
Informa PLC
Announced: November 18, 2014
Value: $375 million
Status: Closed

Financial advisor to Informa on its 100% cash acquisition of Hanley Wood Exhibitions (funded by placement of share capital)
 
Ambit Biosciences Corporation
Announced: September 28, 2014
Value: $315 million
Status: Closed

Financial advisor to Ambit Biosciences on its sale to Daiichi Sankyo
 
Hikma Pharmaceuticals PLC
Announced: May 28, 2014
Value: $300 million
Status: Closed

Financial advisor to Hikma on its acquisition of Bedford Laboratories
 
BioAlliance Pharma SA
Announced: April 16, 2014
Value: €230 million
Status: Closed

Financial advisor to BioAlliance on its merger with Topotarget
 
CSL Ltd.
Announced: October 26, 2014
Value: $275 million
Status: Closed

Sole Advisor to CSL on its acquisition of Novartis’ influenza vaccine business
 
The Hillshire Brands Company
Announced: April 21, 2014
Value: $165 million
Status: Closed

Exclusive financial advisor to Hillshire on its acquisition of Van’s Natural Foods
 
Harry & David Holdings, Inc.
Announced: September 2, 2014
Value: $143 million
Status: Closed

Financial advisor to Harry & David on its sale to 1-800-FLOWERS.COM
 
Altria Group Inc.
Announced: February 3, 2014
Value: $130 million
Status: Closed

Exclusive financial advisor to Altria on its acquisition of Green Smoke
 
United Biscuits
Announced: November 3, 2014
Status: Closed

Financial advisor to United Biscuits on its sale by Blackstone and PAI Partners to Yildiz Holding
 
JDS Uniphase Corporation
Announced: September 10, 2014
Status: Closed

Financial advisor to JDS Uniphase on the spin-off of its Communication and Commercial Optical Product segment into Lumentum Holdings
 
Mondelez International
Announced: May 7, 2014
Status: Closed

Financial advisor to Mondelez International in the formation of a global coffee joint venture with D.E Master Blenders 1753
 
H.J. Heinz
Announced: February 14, 2013
Value: $28 billion
Status: Closed

Financial advisor to Heinz on its sale to an investor consortium consisting of 3G Capital and Berkshire Hathaway
 
Silver Lake Partners
Announced: February 5, 2013
Value: $25 billion
Status: Closed

Advisor to Silver Lake Partners in connection with its $24.9 billion acquisition of Dell Inc.
 
General Electric Company
Announced: February 12, 2013
Value: $18 billion
Status: Closed

Financial advisor to GE on the sale of its remaining 49% interest in NBCUniversal to Comcast
 
Onyx Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Announced: August 25, 2013
Value: $10.4 billion
Status: Closed

Exclusive financial advisor to Onyx Pharmaceuticals on its sale to Amgen
 
Activision Blizzard, Inc.
Announced: July 25, 2013
Value: $8.2 billion
Status: Closed

Exclusive financial advisor to the Special Committee of Activision Blizzard in connection with the $5.8bn repurchase of the majority of Vivendi’s control stake in the Company, and the simultaneous $2.3bn acquisition of Vivendi’s shares in Activision Blizzard by a CEO led investor group
 
Alliance Boots GmbH
Announced: March 19, 2013
Value: $3.3 billion
Status: Closed

Exclusive financial advisor to Alliance Boots in connection with the minority equity stake option and long-term strategic relationship between Alliance Boots, Walgreens and AmerisourceBergen
 
Biogen Idec Inc.
Announced: February 6, 2013
Value: $3.25+ billion
Status: Closed

Exclusive financial advisor to Biogen Idec on its acquisition of full rights and control of TYSABRI® from Elan Corporation for $3.25 billion upfront plus future contingent payments
 
Cisco Systems, Inc.
Announced: July 23, 2013
Value: $2.7 billion
Status: Closed

Financial advisor to Cisco on its acquisition of Sourcefire
 
J.C. Penney Company, Inc.
Announced: April 29, 2013
Value: $2.25 billion
Status: Closed

Financial advisor to JCPenney in connection with raising a $2.25 billion senior secured term loan
 
Del Monte Foods
Announced: October 10, 2013
Value: $1.7 billion
Status: Closed

Financial advisor to Del Monte Foods on the sale of its Consumer Products business to Del Monte Pacific.
 
MAP Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Announced: January 22, 2013
Value: $958 million
Status: Closed

Exclusive financial advisor to MAP Pharmaceuticals on its sale to Allergan
 
Trius Therapeutics, Inc.
Announced: July 30, 2013
Value: Up to $818 million
Status: Closed

Financial advisor to Trius Therapeutics on its sale to Cubist Pharmaceuticals
 
Optimer Pharmaceuticals
Announced: July 30, 2013
Value: Up to $801 million
Status: Closed

Financial advisor to Optimer Pharmaceuticals on its sale to Cubist Pharmaceuticals
 
Auxilium Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Announced: April 29, 2013
Value: $585 million
Status: Closed

Financial advisor to Auxilium Pharmaceuticals on its acquisition of Actient Holdings LLC
 
Les Laboratoires Servier
Announced: September 24, 2013
Value: $483 million
Status: Closed

Financial advisor to Servier on its acquisition of the 49% minority stake in EGIS Pharmaceuticals
 
Philip Morris International Inc.
Announced: July 12, 2013
Value: $343 million
Status: Closed

Exclusive financial advisor to Philip Morris International in the formation of a joint venture with Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma Corporation to privatize Medicago
 
Almirall, S.A.
Announced: December 17, 2013
Value: $328 million
Status: Closed

Exclusive financial advisor to Almirall on its purchase of Aqua Pharmaceuticals, LLC
 
Fifth and Pacific Companies, Inc.
Announced: December 10, 2013
Value: $225 million
Status: Closed

Financial advisor to Fifth & Pacific on the sale of Lucky Brand Jeans to Leonard Green & Partners
 
Fifth and Pacific Companies, Inc.
Announced: October 7, 2013
Value: $195 million
Status: Closed

Financial advisor to Fifth & Pacific on the sale of the intellectual property of the Juicy Couture brand to Authentic Brands Group
 
Aegion Corporation
Announced: June 24, 2013
Value: $150 million
Status: Closed

Financial advisor to Aegion in its acquisition of Brinderson, L.P.
 
Integrated Device Technology, Inc.
Announced: May 29, 2013
Value: $100 million
Status: Closed

Exclusive financial advisor to IDT on the sale of its PCIe Enterprise Flash Controller business and related PCIe intellectual property assets to PMC-Sierra
 
Entrust Inc.
Announced: December 17, 2013
Status: Closed

Financial advisor to Entrust in its sale to Datacard Group
 
Jennerex, Inc.
Announced: November 26, 2013
Value: Up to ~$150mm
Status: Closed

Exclusive financial advisor to Jennerex on its sale to SillaJen
 
Capital One Financial Corp.
Announced: August 16, 2013
Status: Closed

Financial advisor to Capital One Financial on its acquisition of Beech Street Capital
 
Avon Products, Inc.
Announced: July 2, 2013
Status: Closed

Exclusive financial advisor to Avon on its divestiture of its Silpada sterling silver jewelry business to Rhinestone Holdings, Inc.
 
Theravance, Inc.
Announced: April 25, 2013
Status: Closed

Advisor to Theravance on its intention to pursue a separation of its late-stage partnered respiratory assets and biopharmaceutical operations into two distinct publicly traded companies
 
Ares Life Sciences
Announced: March 8, 2013
Status: Closed

Exclusive financial advisor to Ares Life Sciences on its acquisition of GREER Laboratories, Inc
 
Napier Park Global Capital
Announced: March 1, 2013
Status: Closed

Advisor to Napier Park Global Capital (formerly Citi Capital Advisors) on its spinout from Citigroup
 
News Corporation
Announced: June 28, 2012
Value: $9.0 billion
Status: Closed

Financial advisor to News Corp. on its separation of its publishing and media and entertainment businesses into two distinct publicly traded companies
 
Clearwire Corporation
Announced: December 17, 2012
Value: $14 billion (Total EV)
Status: Closed

Exclusive financial advisor to the Special Committee of Clearwire in connection with Sprint’s acquisition of the approximately 50% of Clearwire it did not own
 
Avon Products Inc.
Announced: April 2, 2012
Value: $12.9 billion
Status: Withdrawn

Financial advisor to Avon in its defense in Coty's unsolicited offer for the company
 
Pfizer, Inc.
Announced: April 23, 2012
Value: $11.85 billion
Status: Closed

Financial advisor to Pfizer on the sale of its Pediatric Nutrition Business to Nestlé
 
ConAgra Foods Inc.
Announced: November 27, 2012
Value: $6.8 billion
Status: Closed

Advisor to ConAgra on its acquisition of Ralcorp Holdings
 
Alliance Boots GmbH
Announced: June 19, 2012
Value: $6.7 billion step 1, $30 billion
Status: Closed

Exclusive financial advisor to Alliance Boots in a unique two-step transaction with Walgreens to create the first global pharmacy-led, health and wellbeing enterprise
 
Cisco Systems, Inc.
Announced: March 15, 2012
Value: $5.0 billion
Status: Closed

Financial advisor to Cisco on its acquisition of NDS Group
 
Ameristar Casinos, Inc.
Announced: December 21, 2012
Value: $2.8 billion
Status: Closed

Financial advisor to Ameristar Casinos on its sale to Pinnacle Entertainment
 
Alcatel-Lucent SA
Announced: December 14, 2012
Value: €2.0 billion
Status: Closed

Financial Advisor to Alcatel-Lucent SA in connection with raising a €2.0bn multi-tranche, senior secured credit facility
 
MEI Conlux Holdings, Inc.
Announced: December 21, 2012
Value: $820 million
Status: Closed

Financial advisor to Bain Capital on its sale of MEI Conlux Holdings (US), Inc. and its affiliate MEI Conlux Holdings (Japan), Inc. on its sale to Crane Co.
 
Duff & Phelps Corporation
Announced: December 30, 2012
Value: $666 million
Status: Closed

Exclusive financial advisor to Duff & Phelps on its sale to a private investor consortium consisting of The Carlyle Group, Stone Point Capital LLC, Pictet & Cie and Edmond de Rothschild Group
 
X-Rite, Incorporated
Announced: April 10, 2012
Value: $625 million
Status: Closed

Exclusive financial advisor to X-Rite in its sale to Danaher
 
Beam Inc.
Announced: April 23, 2012
Value: $605 million
Status: Closed

Financial advisor to Beam in its acquisition of the Pinnacle Vodka and Calico Jack rum brands from White Rock Distilleries
 
Haemonetics Corp.
Announced: April 29, 2012
Value: $551 million
Status: Closed

Advisor to Haemonetics and rendered a fairness opinion to Haemonetics Board of Directors in connection with the acquisition of Pall Corp's blood collection, filtration and processing product lines
 
Convergys Corporation
Announced: March 22, 2012
Value: $449 million
Status: Closed

Exclusive financial advisor to Convergys on the sale of its Information Management business to NEC
 
DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc.
Announced: February 17, 2012
Value: $330 million
Status: Closed

Financial advisor to DreamWorks Animation in the formation of a joint venture with China Media Capital, Shanghai Media Group and SAIL to establish a China-focused family entertainment company
 
ConAgra Foods Inc.
Announced: July 30, 2012
Value: $265 million
Status: Closed

Financial advisor to ConAgra on its acquisition of the Bertolli and P.F. Chang’s Home Menu frozen meals businesses
 
Ventas, Inc.
Announced: December 24, 2012
Value: $242 million
Status: Closed

Exclusive financial advisor to Ventas on its acquisition of certain assets, including a substantial minority stake in Atria Senior Living, Inc., from Lazard Frères Real Estate Investors
 
DTS, Inc.
Announced: April 17, 2012
Value: $148 million
Status: Closed

Exclusive financial advisor to DTS on its acquisition of SRS Labs
 
Itron, Inc.
Announced: February 15, 2012
Value: $100 million
Status: Closed

Exclusive advisor to Itron on its acquisition of SmartSynch
 
KP Snacks
Announced: December 5, 2012
Status: Closed

Advisor to KP Snacks, United Biscuits' snacks unit, on its sale to Intersnack Group
 
SonicWALL, Inc
Announced: March 13, 2012
Status: Closed

Exclusive financial advisor to SonicWALL on its sale to Dell
 
RealGravity Inc.
Announced: January 31, 2012
Status: Closed

Advisor to RealGravity on its sale to Scripps Networks Interactive
 
Kraft Foods Inc.
Announced: August 4, 2011
Value: $27 billion
Status: Closed

Advisor to Kraft Foods on the spin-off its North American grocery business
 
Motorola Mobility Holdings, Inc.
Announced: August 15, 2011
Value: $12.5 billion
Status: Closed

Financial advisor to Motorola Mobility in its sale to Google
 
Capital One Financial Corp.
Announced: June 16, 2011
Value: $9.0 billion
Status: Closed

Financial advisor to Capital One Financial on its acquisition of ING Direct USA from ING Groep NV
 
Ventas, Inc.
Announced: February 28, 2011
Value: $7.4 billion
Status: Closed

Exclusive financial advisor to Ventas on its acquisition of Nationwide Health Properties. Rendered a fairness opinion to the Board of Directors of Ventas
 
United Rentals, Inc.
Announced: December 16, 2011
Value: $4.2 billion
Status: Closed

Financial advisor to United Rentals on its acquisition of RSC Holdings, Inc.
 
Capital One Financial Corp.
Announced: August 10, 2011
Value: $2.6 billion
Status: Closed

Financial Advisor to Capital One Financial on its acquisition of HSBC’s domestic credit card business, including approximately $30bn of credit card receivables
 
Fortune Brands, Inc.
Announced: August 25, 2011
Value: $2.0 billion
Status: Closed

Advisor to the Board and Management of Fortune Brands, Inc. on its spin-off of Fortune Brands Home & Security
 
Fortune Brands, Inc.
Announced: May 20, 2011
Value: $1.2 billion
Status: Closed

Advisor to Fortune Brands in the sale of Acushnet Company, its golf business that includes the Titleist and Footjoy brands, to a group led by Fila Korea Ltd. and Mirae Asset Private Equity
 
American Century Companies Inc.
Announced: July 15, 2011
Value: $848 million
Status: Closed

Exclusive advisor to American Century Investments on its sale of a 41% economic stake to Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce
 
Ventas, Inc.
Announced: December 27, 2011
Value: $760 - $770 million
Status: Closed

Financial advisor to Ventas on its acquisition of Cogdell Spencer.
 
News Corporation
Announced: February 21, 2011
Value: £415 million
Status: Closed

Exclusive advisor to News Corporation on the acquisition of Shine Group
 
Oakleaf Global Holdings
Announced: July 28, 2011
Value: $425 million
Status: Closed

Exclusive financial advisor to Oakleaf Global Holdings on its sale to Waste Management
 
BigBand Networks
Announced: October 11, 2011
Value: $172 million
Status: Closed

Exclusive financial advisor to BigBand Networks on its sale to ARRIS Group
 
Hikma Pharmaceuticals PLC
Announced: October 3, 2011
Value: $153 million
Status: Closed

Lead financial advisor to Hikma on its acquisition of 63.9% interest in Promopharm and tender offer for remaining 36.1%
 
Dendreon Corporation
Announced: December 6, 2011
Value: $125 million
Status: Closed

Exclusive financial advisor to Dendreon Corporation on its sale of its royalty interest in Merck & Co. Inc.’s Victrelis (boceprevir)
 
Copal Partners
Announced: November 14, 2011
Status: Closed

Financial advisor to Copal Partners on the sale of a majority stake to Moody’s Corporation
 
McCain Capital Corporation
Announced: July 22, 2011
Status: Closed

Advised on corporate matters and capital structure
 
Legendary East Ltd.
Announced: June 9, 2011
Value: Not disclosed
Status: Closed

Exclusive advisor to Legendary East on its formation as a Hong Kong-based partnership among Legendary Entertainment, Huayi Brothers and a group of investors
 
Motorola, Inc.
Announced: November 30, 2010
Value: $10 billion
Status: Closed

Advisor to the Board of Motorola, Inc. on its spin-off of Motorola Mobility
 
PepsiCo Inc.
Announced: December 2, 2010
Value: $5.4 billion
Status: Closed

Advisor to PepsiCo on the acquisition of Wimm-Bill-Dann Foods OJSC
 
OSI Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Announced: May 17, 2010
Value: $4.0 billion
Status: Closed

Lead financial advisor to OSI Pharmaceuticals in its defense and subsequent sale to Astellas Pharma
 
NBTY, Inc.
Announced: July 15, 2010
Value: $3.8 billion
Status: Closed

Advisor to NBTY on its sale to Carlyle Group
 
Kraft Foods Inc.
Announced: January 5, 2010
Value: $3.7 billion
Status: Closed

Advisor to Kraft Foods on the sale of the assets of its North American pizza business to Nestlé
 
Ventas, Inc.
Announced: October 22, 2010
Value: $3.1 billion
Status: Closed

Lead financial advisor to Ventas on the acquisition of real estate assets of Atria Senior Living Group
 
Jo-Ann Stores, Inc.
Announced: December 23, 2010
Value: $1.5 billion
Status: Closed

Advisor to Jo-Ann Stores on its announced sale to Leonard Green & Partners
 
Motorola, Inc.
Announced: July 19, 2010
Value: $975 million
Status: Closed

Lead financial advisor to Motorola on the sale of wireless networks infrastructure assets to Nokia Siemens Networks
 
Facet Biotech Corporation
Announced: March 9, 2010
Value: $722 million
Status: Closed

Exclusive advisor to Facet Biotech on both the public defense and sale of the company and rendered the fairness opinion to Facet’s board of directors
 
SonicWALL, Inc.
Announced: June 2, 2010
Value: $717 million
Status: Closed

Exclusive advisor to SonicWALL on its sale to an investor group led by Thoma Bravo, LLC
 
Avon Products, Inc.
Announced: July 12, 2010
Value: $650 million
Status: Closed

Exclusive advisor to Avon on its acquisition of Silpada Designs, Inc.
 
Ares Life Sciences
Announced: October 28, 2010
Value: $500 million
Status: Closed

Financial advisor to Ares Life Sciences on its acquisition of a 46% stake in Stallergenes from Wendel
 
Hikma Pharmaceuticals PLC
Announced: October 29, 2010
Value: $112 million
Status: Closed

Exclusive advisor to Hikma on its acquisition of the Baxter Multi-Source injectables business
 
Pacific Biosciences, Inc.
Announced: July 14, 2010
Value: $109 million
Status: Closed

Exclusive advisor to Pacific Biosciences on its Series F financing including a $50 million investment and concurrent collaboration with Gen-Probe
 
Orange Sky Golden Harvest
Announced: September 27, 2010
Status: Closed

Exclusive advisor to Orange Sky Golden Harvest on its acquisition of a minority interest in Legendary Pictures
 
Henry Schein, Inc.
Announced: September 20, 2010
Status: Closed

Exclusive advisor to Henry Schein on its purchase of the remaining shares it does not already own in CAMLOG Holding
 
Polo Ralph Lauren Corp.
Announced: July 23, 2010
Status: Closed

Exclusive advisor to Polo Ralph Lauren on its assumption of direct control of its wholesale and retail distribution from its licensee, Doosan Corporation, in South Korea
 
Ambac Financial Group, Inc.
Announced: June 24, 2010
Value: Undisclosed
Status: Closed

Advisor to Ambac in the commutation of its insurance coverage policy on a $500 million slate financing provided by Goldman Sachs and Assured Guaranty to The Weinstein Company
 
Avon Products, Inc.
Announced: March 25, 2010
Status: Closed

Exclusive advisor to Avon on its acquisition of Liz Earle Beauty Co. Ltd.
 
Hormel Foods Corp.
Announced: January 18, 2010
Status: Closed

Advisor to Hormel Foods on its acquisition of the Country Crock side dishes business from Unilever
 
Kraft Foods Inc.
Announced: September 7, 2009
Value: $21.6 billion
Status: Closed

Advisor to Kraft on its acquisition of Cadbury
 
PepsiCo Inc.
Announced: April 20, 2009
Value: $21 billion
Status: Closed

Advisor to PepsiCo on its acquisitions of the shares not already owned in The Pepsi Bottling Group and PepsiAmericas
 
Vestar Capital Partners, Inc.
Announced: November 19, 2009
Value: $1.3 billion
Status: Closed

Exclusive financial advisor to Vestar Capital Partners on the sale of its portfolio company Birds Eye Food to Pinnacle Foods Group, a portfolio company of The Blackstone Group
 
United Rentals, Inc.
Announced: June 2, 2009
Value: $500 million
Status: Closed

Advisor to United Rentals on the sale of $500 million of Senior Notes by United Rentals (North America), Inc.
 
Sentinel Data Center Assets
Announced: December 31, 2009
Value: $375 million
Status: Closed

Exclusive financial advisor to the asset holders on the sale of Sentinel Data Center assets to Digital Realty Trust
 
Phibro LLC
Announced: October 9, 2009
Status: Closed

Advisor to Phibro and its management team in Citigroup Inc.’s sale of Phibro to the Occidental Petroleum Corporation
 
Altria Group Inc.
Announced: January 30, 2008
Value: $113.0 billion
Status: Closed

Advisor to Altria on its spin-off of Philip Morris International
 
InBev
Announced: July 14, 2008
Value: $52 billion
Status: Closed

Advisor to InBev on its acquisition of Anheuser-Busch
 
Altria Group Inc.
Announced: September 7, 2008
Value: $11.7 billion
Status: Closed

Advisor to Altria on its acquisition of UST Inc.
 
ConAgra Foods Inc.
Announced: March 27, 2008
Value: $2.8 billion
Status: Closed

Advisor to ConAgra on the sale of its Trading & Merchandising business conducted by ConAgra Trade Group and provided the Fairness Opinion
 
Salton, Inc.
Announced: May 21, 2008
Value: $915 million
Status: Withdrawn

Advisor to Salton, Inc. on its purchase of United Pet Group, the global pet business of Spectrum Brands, Inc. and provided a Fairness Opinion
 
Capital One Financial Corp.
Announced: December 4, 2008
Value: $520 million
Status: Closed

Advisor to Capital One on its acquisition of Chevy Chase Bank
 
IPC Systems, Inc.
Announced: November 5, 2008
Value: $167 million
Status: Closed

Sole advisor to IPC Systems, Inc. on its sale of Positron Public Safety, an Intrado company, to West Corporation
 
mcgarrybowen LLC
Announced: November 12, 2008
Status: Closed

Sole advisor to mcgarrybowen on its sale to Dentsu Holdings USA, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Dentsu Inc., the world’s largest single advertising agency brand
 
Liz Claiborne Inc.
Announced: October 21, 2008
Status: Closed

Sole advisor to Liz Claiborne on the sale of Enyce to Sean "Diddy" Combs and Yucaipa
 
Textronics, Inc.
Announced: September 5, 2008
Status: Closed

Sole advisor to Textronics on its sale to adidas AG
 
Liz Claiborne Inc.
Announced: February 14, 2008
Status: Closed

Sole advisor to Liz Claiborne on the sale of Ellen Tracy to an investment group including Windsong Brands LLC and Hilco Consumer Capital, along with Radius Partners LLC and the private investment office of Barry Sternlicht
 
Liz Claiborne Inc.
Announced: February 1, 2008
Status: Closed

Sole advisor to Liz Claiborne on the sale of prAna to prAna management and Steelpoint Capital Partners
 
Liz Claiborne Inc.
Announced: January 8, 2008
Status: Closed

Sole advisor to Liz Claiborne on the sale of Laundry By Design and C&C California to Perry Ellis International
 
Altria Group Inc.
Announced: January 31, 2007
Value: $62 billion
Status: Closed

Advisor to the Board of Altria and Management on its spin-off of Kraft Foods
 
News Corporation
Announced: August 1, 2007
Value: $5.6 billion
Status: Closed

Advisor to News Corp. on its acquisition of Dow Jones
 
Altria Group Inc.
Announced: November 1, 2007
Value: $2.9 billion
Status: Closed

Sole advisor to Altria on its acquisition of cigar maker John Middleton
 
Kraft Foods Inc.
Announced: November 15, 2007
Value: $2.6 billion
Status: Closed

Advisor to Kraft Foods on its Reverse Morris Trust of Post cereals with Ralcorp Holdings
 
The Blackstone Group LP
Announced: February 12, 2007
Value: $2.2 billion
Status: Closed

Advisor to The Blackstone Group on its purchase of Pinnacle Foods Group
 
Campbell Soup Co.
Announced: December 20, 2007
Value: $850 million
Status: Closed

Sole advisor to Campbell Soup on its sale of Godiva Chocolatier to Yildiz Holding A.S., which is the owner of the Ülker Group, the largest consumer goods company in Turkey
 
Apple & Eve LLC
Announced: October 5, 2007
Status: Closed

Sole advisor to Apple & Eve on its sale of securities to ClearLight Partners
 
Liz Claiborne Inc.
Announced: September 13, 2007
Status: Closed

Sole advisor to Liz Claiborne on its sale of Emma James, Intuitions, JH Collectibles and Tapemeasure to Li & Fung USA
 
Premium Standard Farms
Announced: September 18, 2006
Value: $810 million
Status: Closed

Sole advisor to Premium Standard Farms on its merger with Smithfield Foods and provided the Fairness Opinion
 
ConAgra Foods Inc.
Announced: July 31, 2006
Value: $575 million
Status: Closed

Advisor to ConAgra on the sale of its refrigerated meats business to Smithfield Foods
 
TSG Consumer Partners
Announced: September 26, 2006
Value: $465 million
Status: Closed

Advisor to San Francisco-based TSG Consumer Partners on its sale of GFA Brands, Inc., which sells Smart Balance®, to Boulder Specialty Brands
 
The Hain Celestial Group Inc.
Announced: December 18, 2006
Value: $120 million
Status: Closed

Sole advisor to Hain Celestial on its acquisition of Avalon from North Castle Partners
 
   
 
 
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