Transactions

Our broad-based transaction experience extends across a range of situations, industries and enterprise values

Type

Industry

Mylan N.V.

Announced: July 29, 2019
Value: $25 billion
Status: Pending

Financial advisor to Mylan on its combination with Upjohn in an all-stock Reverse Morris Trust transaction

Riverstone Holdings LLC

Announced: November 5, 2019
Value: $6.1 billion
Status: Pending

Exclusive financial advisor to Pattern Energy Group Holdings 2 LP (P2) and Riverstone Holdings in connection with Canada Pension Plan Investment Board and Riverstone Holdings combination of Pattern Energy and P2 into an integrated renewable energy company

Acosta Inc.

Announced: November 8, 2019
Value: $3.3 billion
Status: Closed

Exclusive financial advisor to an ad-hoc group of Acosta's lenders around its conversion of $3 billion of long--term debt into equity, and a commitment of $250 million in new equity

Coty Inc.

Announced: March 18, 2019
Value: $1.75 billion
Status: Closed

Exclusive independent financial advisor to the Special Committee of the Board of Directors of Coty in connection with JAB's tender offer

McDermott International, Inc.

Announced: October 21, 2019
Value: $1.7 billion
Status: Closed

Financial advisor to an ad-hoc lender group of McDermott's term loan on an agreement for up to $1.7 billion of new financing

Catalent, Inc.

Announced: April 15, 2019
Value: $1.2 billion
Status: Closed

Exclusive financial advisor to Catalent on its acquisition of Paragon Bioservices from NewSpring Health Capital and Camden Partners, financed in part by $650 million of a new series of convertible preferred stock issued to Leonard Green & Partners

Blackhawk Mining LLC

Announced: July 19, 2019
Value: $1.1 billion
Status: Closed

Investment banker and financial advisor to Blackhawk on its RSA and Chapter 11 filing

One Call Care Management, Inc.

Announced: October 25, 2019
Value: $1 billion
Status: Closed

Exclusive investment banker to One Call on its recapitalization

WIRB-Copernicus Group

Announced: November 14, 2019
Status: Pending

Exclusive financial advisor to WCG on its recapitalization with an investor group led by Leonard Green & Partners, in partnership with Arsenal Capital Partners and Novo Holdings

SunPower Corporation

Announced: November 11, 2019
Status: Closed

Exclusive financial advisor to the special committee of independent directors of SunPower on its separation into two publicly-traded companies -- SunPower and Maxeon Solar Technologies

Shields Health Solutions

Announced: July 31, 2019
Status: Closed

Exclusive financial advisor to Shields Health on equity investments made by Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe and Walgreens

Neovia Logistics Services, LLC

Announced: April 3, 2019
Status: Closed

Financial advisor to Neovia on its out-of-court recapitalization and refinancing of its balance sheet

Sungard Availability Services

Announced: April 2, 2019
Status: Closed

Exclusive investment banker to Sungard on its restructuring support agreement with a group of lenders and noteholders, and its contemplated Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing

CTI Foods LLC

Announced: March 11, 2019
Status: Closed

Investment banker to CTI Foods on its restructuring support agreement with members of an ad hoc group of lenders and voluntary Chapter 11 filing

21st Century Fox, Inc.

Announced: September 26, 2018
Value: £11.6 billion
Status: Closed

Financial advisor to Fox on the sale of its 39% stake in Sky to Comcast

Westmoreland Coal Company

Announced: October 9, 2018
Value: $780 million
Status: Closed

Exclusive investment banker to Westmoreland Coal Company in its chapter 11 restructuring

Catalina Marketing Corporation

Announced: December 12, 2018
Status: Closed

Exclusive financial advisor to Catalina on its Restructuring Support Agreement and voluntary Chapter 11 petition

Synergy Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Announced: December 12, 2018
Status: Closed

Financial advisor to Synergy on its voluntary Chapter 11 process and proposed sale of its business assets to Bausch Health

Ultra Petroleum Corp.

Announced: October 17, 2018
Status: Closed

Financial advisor to Ultra Petroleum on its exchange agreement with supporting noteholders

Honeywell International

Announced: October 1, 2018
Status: Closed

Financial advisor to Honeywell on its spinoff of Garrett Motion Inc.

Chobani, LLC

Announced: June 28, 2018
Status: Closed

Financial advisor to Chobani on securing a minority investment from the Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan (“HOOPP”)

Ironwood Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Announced: May 1, 2018
Status: Closed

Financial advisor to Ironwood on its spin-off of Cyclerion

Henry Schein, Inc.

Announced: April 23, 2018
Status: Closed

Exclusive financial advisor to Henry Schein on the spin off and merger of its animal health business with Vets First Choice in a Reverse Morris Trust transaction

Pfizer Inc.

Announced: April 4, 2018
Status: Closed

Exclusive financial advisor to Pfizer on its asset contribution agreement with Allogene Therapeutics

Global Brokerage, Inc.

Announced: January 22, 2018
Status: Closed

Financial advisor to an ad hoc group of holders of Convertible Notes in connection with Global Brokerage's prepackaged plan of reorganization

Seagate Technology plc

Announced: September 28, 2017
Value: $18 billion
Status: Closed

Financial advisor to Seagate on its $1.25 billion investment commitment and long-term supply agreement as part of the Bain Capital-led consortium’s acquisition of Toshiba Memory Corporation from the Toshiba Corporation

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

CB&I

Announced: December 18, 2017
Value: $6 billion
Status: Closed

Exclusive financial advisor to CB&I on its combination with McDermott International

Williams Partners L.P.

Announced: April 17, 2017
Value: $2.1 billion
Status: Closed

Financial advisor to Williams on the sale of certain assets to, and associated agreements with, NOVA Chemicals

Galenica AG

Announced: March 14, 2017
Value: CHF1.95 billion
Status: Closed

Independent financial advisor to Galenica in the IPO of Galenica Santé

Iron Mountain Inc.

Announced: December 11, 2017
Value: $1.3 billion
Status: Closed

Financial advisor to Iron Mountain on its acquisition of IO Data Centers US Operations

Vanguard Natural Resources, LLC

Announced: August 3, 2017
Value: $820 million
Status: Closed

Exclusive financial advisor to the ad hoc group of second lien noteholders in Vanguard's Chapter 11 filing and emergence

North Island

Announced: April 20, 2017
Value: $625 million
Status: Closed

Exclusive financial advisor to North Island on its investment in Virtu Financial in connection with Virtu's purchase of KCG Holdings

Impala Platinum Holdings Ltd.

Announced: May 26, 2017
Value: ~$500 million
Status: Closed

Financial advisor to Implats on its dual tranche offering of ZAR3,250 million and $250 million Convertible Bonds due 2022

Cornerstone OnDemand, Inc.

Announced: November 8, 2017
Value: $300 million
Status: Closed

Financial advisor to Cornerstone on the strategic investment by Silver Lake Partners and LinkedIn

Caesars Entertainment Corporation

Announced: July 11, 2016
Value: $17.2 billion
Status: Closed

Financial advisor to the Special Committee of the Board of Directors of Caesars Entertainment Corporation on the merger with Caesars Acquisition Company

SandRidge Energy, Inc.

Announced: October 4, 2016
Value: $4.1 billion
Status: Closed

Exclusive financial advisor to the ad hoc committee of holders of SandRidge's second lien notes around SandRidge's chapter 11 reorganization.

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

Midstates Petroleum Company, Inc.

Announced: October 21, 2016
Value: $1.9 billion
Status: Closed

Exclusive financial advisor to the ad hoc committee of cross-over holders of second and third lien notes around Midstates' restructuring and recapitalization and emergence from Chapter 11 bankruptcy

Magnum Hunter Resources Corporation

Announced: May 9, 2016
Value: $1.4 billion
Status: Closed

Exclusive financial advisor to the ad hoc committee of Magnum Hunter senior unsecured noteholders in connection with Magnum Hunter's pre-arranged restructuring under chapter 11

Aspect Software, Inc.

Announced: May 26, 2016
Value: $800 million
Status: Closed

Exclusive financial advisor to the ad hoc committee of cross-holders of Aspect's first lien term loan and second lien notes in connection with Aspect's pre-arranged restructuring under chapter 11

Crowne Group, LLC

Announced: May 26, 2016
Value: $525 million
Status: Closed

Exclusive financial advisor to Crowne on the refinancing of its capital structure including the funding of a new $425 million term loan and amendment of its $100 million ABL revolver

Seventy Seven Energy Inc.

Announced: August 1, 2016
Value: $400 million
Status: Closed

Exclusive financial advisor to the steering committee of lenders under Seventy Seven's first lien term loan as part of a prepackaged restructuring and recapitalization and emergence from chapter 11 bankruptcy

Cloud Peak Energy Inc.

Announced: October 13, 2016
Value: $381 million
Status: Closed

Financial advisor to Cloud Peak Energy on its secured credit facility amendment and an exchange of unsecured notes for a combination of new second lien secured notes and cash

Honeywell International Inc.

Announced: May 12, 2016
Status: Closed

Financial advisor to Honeywell on its 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

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)

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

Midstates Petroleum Company, Inc.

Announced: May 21, 2015
Value: $1.3 billion
Status: Closed

Advisor to an ad hoc committee of unsecured noteholders of Midstates Petroleum in connection with concurrent debt financing and exchange transactions

Endeavour International Corporation

Announced: August 3, 2015
Value: $1.1 billion
Status: Closed

Exclusive financial advisor to the ad hoc group of UK term loan lenders on global settlement with first priority noteholders to (i) sell UK assets and (ii) complete restructuring $1.1bn of indebtedness

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.

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

Dendreon Corporation

Announced: February 20, 2015
Value: $495 million
Status: Closed

Exclusive financial advisor to the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors on the sale of Dendreon to Valeant Pharmaceuticals International pursuant to section 363 of the Bankruptcy Code

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

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

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

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

Verint Systems Inc.

Announced: June 13, 2014
Value: $600 million
Status: Closed

Financial advisor to Verint on its capital raise, comprised of equity and senior convertible notes

Endeavour International Corporation

Announced: October 1, 2014
Value: $440 million
Status: Closed

Exclusive financial advisor to select existing lenders of Endeavour in connection with its senior secured first lien term loan facility due January 2017

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)

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

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

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

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

Residential Capital LLC

Announced: December 17, 2013
Status: Closed

Successful confirmation of ResCap’s Plan with nearly unanimous creditor support

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

Residential Capital LLC

Announced: May 14, 2012
Value: $15.3 billion
Status: Closed

Advisor to ResCap in its chapter 11 restructuring with $15.3 billion of indebtedness, an engagement which has included raising $1.7bn in debtor-in-possession financing and conducting two concurrent asset sales including: (i) ResCap’s Servicing and Origination Platform for $3.0bn; and (ii) a portfolio of domestic whole loans for $1.5bn

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

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

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

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%

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

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

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

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.

Altria Group Inc.

Announced: January 30, 2008
Value: $113.0 billion
Status: Closed

Advisor to Altria on its spin-off of Philip Morris 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

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