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Pending $900mm NorthWestern Energy Advised the Board of Directors / provided a fairness opinion to NorthWestern Energy on its acquisition of the Montana hydroelectric generation assets of PPL.
Jun 2014 $6.7bn Pinnacle Foods Inc Advised Pinnacle Foods on its terminated sale to Hillshire Brands.
Jun 2014 $28mm iPass Inc. Advised iPass on the sale of its Unity Managed Network Services business to Tolt Solutions.
Jun 2014 N/A Aviva plc Advised Aviva on the sale of River Road Asset Management, LLC to Affiliated Managers Group.
Jun 2014 CHF1.0bn OC Oerlikon Corporation Advised OC Oerlikon on its acquisition of Sulzer AG’s coatings business, Sulzer Metco.
May 2014 $2.6mm Committee of Unsecured Creditors of Edison Mission Energy Advised the official committee of unsecured creditors of Edison Mission Energy on the sale of substantially all of the assets of EME to NRG Energy.
Apr 2014 $947mm Victor Technologies Advised Victor Technologies, a portfolio company of Irving Place Capital, on its sale to Colfax.
Apr 2014 $1.65bn Mivisa Envases, SAU Advised Mivisa on its sale to Crown Holdings.
Apr 2014 €225mm Bank of Cyprus Advised Bank of Cyprus on the sale of its Ukrainian subsidiary to ABH Ukraine Limited, a member of Alfa Group.
Feb 2014 $4.78bn W.R. Grace & Co. Acted as financial adviser to the Company in its Chapter 11 restructuring related to its asbestos liabilities
Feb 2014 N/A Axpo Group Advised Axpo on its expansion of its onshore wind farm portfolio in France and its partnership with EDP Renewables.
Jan 2014 $2.04bn Advance Auto Parts Advised Advance Auto Parts on its acquisition of General Parts International.
Dec 2013 $500mm W.R. Grace Advised W.R. Grace on its acquisition of Dow’s Polypropylene Licensing and Catalyst Business.
Dec 2013 GBP350mm DONG Energy Advised DONG Energy on the sale of its gas-fired power station, Severn, to a consortium of investors led by Macquarie Group’s Infrastructure and Real Assets business.
Nov 2013 STG183mm Polymer Group Advised Polymer Group on its acquisition of Fiberweb.
Nov 2013 $8.2bn NYSE Euronext Advising NYSE Euronext on its sale to IntercontinentalExchange
Oct 2013 $52mm Cinedigm Corp. Advised Cinedigm on its acquisition of Gaiam Vivendi Entertainment.
Sep 2013 $750mm Second Lien Note Holder Group of Kodak Advised the Second Lien Note Holder Group on raising $750 million of debt for Kodak.
Sep 2013 €1.1bn BGP Investment Sarl Advised BGP Investment Sarl on the refinancing of its maturing CMBS, Quokka Finance Plc, secured by its German multi-family housing portfolio.
Aug 2013 N/A Spyder Advised Spyder, a premium, high performance ski and outdoor apparel company, on its sale to Authentic Brands Group.
Aug 2013 $1.5bn Georgia-Pacific Advised Georgia-Pacific on its acquisition of Buckeye Technologies.
Jul 2013 $195mm Creditors of Conexant Systems Advised the Secured Lender of Conexant during the Chapter 11 Bankruptcy process.
Jul 2013 N/A Clearwire Advised Clearwire on restructuring matters that resulted in its sale to Sprint.
Jun 2013 $2.25bn J.C. Penney Acted as financial advisor to J.C. Penney on its Senior Secured Term Loan Facility.
May 2013 N/A El Rey Network Advised El Rey Network on its strategic investment from and partnership with Univision.
May 2013 N/A AIR-serv Advised AIR-serv, an automobile tire inflation business, on its sale to Coinmach Service Corp.
May 2013 N/A Filtrona Advised Filtrona on its acquisition of Contego Healthcare Limited from Platinum Equity Partners.
Mar 2013 $195mm Cinedigm Digital Cinema Advised Cinedigm, a leading provider of digital cinema solutions, content and software to the film and exhibition industries, on a $195 million refinancing.
Feb 2013 N/A SmartOps Advised SmartOps, a leading provider of inventory optimization and management software, on its sale to SAP AG.
Jan 2013 N/A SapientNitro Advised SapientNitro, a subsidiary of Sapient Corporation, on the acquisition of iThink, one of the largest independent digital advertising agencies in Brazil
Jan 2013 N/A Sapient Advised Sapient Corporation on the acquisition of (m)Phasize, a leader in the fast-growing field of cross-channel marketing analytics
Jan 2013 $19mm Sycamore Networks Advised Sycamore Networks on its sale of substantially all of the assets of its operating business to Marlin Equity Partners
Jan 2013 N/A WMI Holdings Advised WMI Holdings on its strategic financing commitment from KKR.
Dec 2012 $1.0bn Equifax Advised Equifax on the purchase of certain assets of CSC Credit Services, Inc., the consumer credit services subsidiary of Computer Sciences Corporation
Dec 2012 $8.6bn Tribune Company Advised the senior lenders of Tribune, representing approximately $8.6 billion of liabilities, in the Company’s chapter 11 restructuring
Dec 2012 €4.3bn Deutsche Annington Advised the Company on the restructuring of its GRAND (German Residential Asset Note Distributor) securitisation, the largest corporate European CMBS issuance as of the transaction date
Dec 2012 N/A System One Advised System One on the sale of a significant equity investment in the Company to MidOcean Partners
Dec 2012 N/A Swiss Watch International Advised Swiss Watch International, a leading fully integrated online retailer and multi-channel distributor of watches, accessories and apparel, on its sale to Clearlake Capital Group, L.P.
Dec 2012 $55.5mm Synchronoss Technologies Advised Synchronoss Technologies on its acquisition of NewBay Software Ltd., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Research in Motion
Dec 2012 N/A Alliant Insurance Services Advised Alliant and Blackstone Capital Partners on the sale of the Company to KKR
Dec 2012 $75mm Physicians Formula Advised Physicians Formula on its sale to Markwins International
Nov 2012 N/A SapientNitro Advised SapientNitro, a subsidiary of Sapient Corporation, on the acquisition of Second Story, a creative advertising studio specializing in interactive storytelling
Oct 2012 $200mm TerreStar Corporation Acted as financial advisor to the Company in its chapter 11 restructuring
Oct 2012 €4.5bn Actavis Advised Actavis and its stakeholders on the sale of the company to Watson Pharmaceuticals to create the 3rd largest generics player globally
Oct 2012 $220mm Servigistics Advised Servigistics, and its owner Merlin Equity Partners, on its sale to Parametric Technology Corporation
Oct 2012 $846mm Brightpoint Advised Brightpoint, a mobile handset distributor and logistics services provider, on its sale to Ingram Micro
Aug 2012 N/A Weather Services International Advised Weather Services International on the acquisition of Weather Central, LP from E.L. Rothschild
Aug 2012 N/A The Weather Channel Companies Advised The Weather Channel Companies on its acquisition of Weather Underground, an operator of an online weather portal
Aug 2012 $1,140mm Continental Energy Systems Advised Continental Energy Systems on its sale to SEMCO Holding Corporation
Jul 2012 $179mm Opnext, Inc. Advised Opnext on its stock-for-stock merger with Oclaro, Inc. in which each Opnext share will be exchanged for 0.42 newly-issued Oclaro shares
Jul 2012 N/A Noble Group Advised Noble Group on the merger of its 64.5% owned subsidiary, Gloucester Coal, with Yancoal Australia
Jun 2012 $880mm ERA Mining Advised ERA Mining on its sale to Caterpillar via a pre-conditional voluntary offer by Caterpillar for all of the issued shares of ERA via a combination of cash and loan notes valued at HK$6.9bn (US$880mn)
Jun 2012 $28mm OrangeSoda Advised OrangeSoda, an internet marketing services company for small businesses, on its sale to Deluxe Corporation
May 2012 $27mm Seachange International Advised Seachange on the sale of its media services company On Demand Group, which specializes in content aggregation and management of video-on-demand services, to Avail-TVN
Apr 2012 $2,150mm Los Angeles Dodgers Advised the Los Angeles Dodgers on the sale of the club and its Plan of Reorganization
Apr 2012 $625mm Los Angeles Dodgers, Inc. Acted as financial adviser to the Company in its Chapter 11 restructuring involving a sale of substantially all assets for $2.15 billion
Apr 2012 $8mm Terascala Advised Terascala, a leading provider of highly-scalable ‘Fast Data’ storage software and systems, on its Series B financing of $8mm, led by Intel Capital, with participation from EMC Corporation and existing investor Ascent Ventures
Apr 2012 N/A Interstate General Media Advised Interstate General Media LLC on the acquisition of Philadelphia Media Network, the parent company of The Philadelphia Inquirer, The Philadelphia Daily News, and
Apr 2012 $4.1bn Kerzner International Holdings Limited Advised the Company on restructuring of over $4 billion of CMBS and bank debt obligations
Mar 2012 £2.5bn Viridian Group Investments Limited Advised the Viridian Group, Ireland's largest independent power business, on its £2.5 billion (c$4.0 billion) refinancing and restructuring. Viridian repaid approximately £2.3 billion of its debt with the proceeds of the disposal of Northern Ireland Electricity to ESB, a high yield note issue and new equity. The group's remaining £0.2 billion of debt was restructured.
Mar 2012 €206bn Steering Committee of the Private Creditor Investor Committee for Greece ("PCIC") Advised PCIC on Greece’s €206bn debt restructuring
Feb 2012 $410mm Catalent Pharma Solutions Advised Catalent on its acquisition of Aptuit LLC's Clinical Trail Supplies business
Jan 2012 $1.1bn Lee Enterprises Inc. Acted as financial adviser to the Company in its Chapter 11 restructuring
Jan 2012 N/A Board of Directors of SAP AG Provided a fairness opinion to the Board of Directors of SAP on the acquisition of software and relevant assets from Datango AG in an all-cash acquisition
Jan 2012 $9mm ClickSquared Advised ClickSquared, a leading provider of cross-channel marketing software and services, on the closing of its Series C financing led by Boston-based Staley Capital
Dec 2011 N/A PSA Peugeot Citroen Advised Peugeot on its entry into the Indian car market via the signing of a State Support Agreement with the Indian State of Gujarat
Dec 2011 $1,073mm Technip Advised Technip on its acquisition of Global Industries
Dec 2011 $59mm Synchronoss Technologies Advised Synchronoss on its acquisition of Miyowa, Inc., a privately-held mobile social networking company
Dec 2011 N/A NitroSecurity Advised NitroSecurity, a leading high-performance security information and event management (SIEM) vendor with solutions that protect critical enterprise information and infrastructure, on its sale to McAfee, Inc.
Dec 2011 $39mm Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia Advised Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia on its partnership with J. C. Penney, which invested $38.5 million in the Company as well as entered into a 10-year commercial agreement
Dec 2011 $3.3bn GDF Suez Advised GDF Suez on its partnership with CIC, including CIC's acquisition of a 30% minority stake in GDF Suez's E&P subsidiary for $3.3bn, as well as GDF Suez's stake in LNG Liquefaction assets in Trinidad and Tobago for $0.9 billion
Dec 2011 $200mm Davis-Standard Advised Davis-Standard and its consortium of owners, led by Hamilton Robinson Capital Partners, on the sale of the Company to ONCAP, the mid-market arm of Canadian-based financial sponsor Onex Partners
Nov 2011 $775mm Stolle Machinery Advised GSO Capital Partners on its sale of Stolle Machinery to Toyo Seikan Kaisha
Nov 2011 $1.2bn Peugeot Advised Peugeot on its 50/50 JV with China Changan Automotive Group
Nov 2011 $3bn BCP - Emdeon Acquisition Advised BCP on the acquisition of Emdeon, a leading healthcare information technology company focused on providing outsourced medical administrative and revenue cycle management services
Oct 2011 $4.3bn Sealed Air Advised Sealed Air on the acquisition of Diversey Holdings, Inc. for $4.3 billion in cash and stock
Oct 2011 N/A Imperial Parking Corp Advised Imperial Parking Corporation on its sale to Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan
Sep 2011 N/A Tus Holdings Advised Tus on the sale of Tus Oil to MOL as part of its restructuring transaction
Sep 2011 $1,375mm TerreStar Networks Advised on the sale of substantially all of the assets of TerreStar Networks Inc. and affiliated debtors pursuant to section 363 of the US Bankruptcy Code to DISH Network
Sep 2011 $2.7bn Corral Petroleum Advised the ad hoc committee of noteholders of Corral Petroleum Holdings on a $2.7 billion refinancing
Sep 2011 $5bn Bank of America Advised Bank of America on its $5 billion sale of preferred stock and warrants to Berkshire Hathaway
Jul 2011 €400mm Tus Holdings Advised Tus Holdings on its financial restructuring with all 23 lenders with approximately €400 million of liabilities restructured
Jul 2011 A$360mm Noble Group (Donaldson Coal) Advised Noble Group on the sale of its 100% interest in Donaldson Coal to Gloucester Coal for A$360 million in an all-stock transaction
Jul 2011 N/A Herff Jones Advised Herff Jones on the acquisition of VBR Holdings Corporation, the parent of Varsity Brands, from controlling shareholder Leonard Green & Partners
Jun 2011 $115mm Canadian Digital Cinema Partnership Acted as financial and structuring advisor to Canadian Digital Cinema Partnership, a joint venture between Cineplex Entertainment and Empire Theatres, on its $115mm financing to fund the deployment of digital projection systems for its owners
May 2011 $720 mm Travelport Advised Travelport on the sale of its Gullivers Travel Associates ("GTA") business to Kuoni Reisen
Apr 2011 $370mm One Communications Corp Advised One Communications, a large, privately-held competitive local exchange carrier (CLEC) operating primarily in the Northeast and Midwest U.S., on its sale to EarthLink, Inc in a cash and stock transaction
Apr 2011 $366 mm Gold Toe Moretz Advised Gold Toe Moretz on its sale to Gildan Activewear
Apr 2011 $255mm DJO Global Advised DJO Global on the acquisition of Dr. Comfort
Mar 2011 N/A Brightpoint Advised Brightpoint, a provider of mobile device distribution and logistics services, on its strategic investment in Intcomex, Inc., an IT distributor focused solely on Latin America and the Caribbean
Mar 2011 N/A AREA Property Partners Advised AREA on its sale of a 35% stake to National Australia Bank
Feb 2011 N/A GDF Suez Advised GDF Suez on the combination of GDF Suez Energy International with International Power plc
Feb 2011 $960mm Compellent Technologies Inc. Advised Compellent Technologies, Inc., a rapidly growing provider of highly-virtualized storage solutions with automated data management features, on its sale to Dell, Inc.
Jan 2011 €400mm Cinven Advised Cinven on the consensual restructuring of Jost with lenders
Jan 2011 N/A CAS AG Advised CAS AG, a leading international provider of customer relationship management (CRM) and mobility software solutions for the consumer products industry, to Accenture plc
Dec 2010 N/A Pinova Holdings Inc. Advised Pinova Holdings, Inc., a specialty chemicals company focused on providing functional ingredients to the food & beverage and adhesives markets, on its acquisition of LyondellBasell Flavors & Fragrances, LLC. Pinova is owned by TorQuest
Dec 2010 $30mm LS9 Advised LS9 on its Series D equity financing, which was led by BlackRock and included participation from all existing investors.
Dec 2010 N/A Coty Inc. Advised Coty on its acquisition of Philosophy, Inc. from The Carlyle Group
Dec 2010 $80mm Brightpoint Inc. Advised Brightpoint, Inc., a provider of mobile handset distribution and logistics services, on its acquisition of Touchstone Wireless Repair and Logistics, L.P., a provider of handset device repair and reverse logistics services
Dec 2010 £250mm Alliance Medical Advised Alliance Medical on the completion of its consensual restructuring negotiations with lenders
Dec 2010 $299mm AIG Advised AIG and International Lease Finance Corporation (ILFC) on ILFC's sale of a portfolio of aircraft to Pembroke Capital Limited, a subsidiary of the Standard Chartered Bank
Dec 2010 $182.3bn AIG Served as sole financial advisor to the Company and Board of Directors of AIG in connection with corporate restructuring and global divestiture program
Dec 2010 $1.99bn AIG Advised AIG and International Lease Finance Corporation (ILFC) on ILFC's sale of a portfolio of 53 aircraft to Macquarie Aerospace Limited, an indirect subsidiary of Macquarie Group Limited
Dec 2010 $8.5bn AbitibiBowater Inc. Acted as financial advisor to the Company in its cross-border Chapter 11 and CCAA restructuring
Nov 2010 $170mm One Communications Corp Advised One Communications, a large privately-held competitive local exchange carrier in the Northeast and Midwest U.S., on the sale of its FiberNet business, a facilities-based CLEC with a fiber network in West Virginia and surrounding areas to NTELOS
Nov 2010 A$438mm Noble Group Advised Noble on the disposal of its interests in the Middlemount Coal Project to Gloucester Coal Ltd, its 93% owned subsidiary for a total consideration of A$438mm
Nov 2010 N/A Nestle Advised Nestle on its acquisition of Waggin’ Train, a leading dog snacks business in the U.S.
Nov 2010 $7.625bn E.ON AG Advised E.ON AG on the sale of its U.S. regulated utility operations to PPL Corporation
Nov 2010 $280mm Crédit Foncier de France Advised Crédit Foncier de France on the sale of its 68% stake in Crédit Foncier et Communal d'Alsace et de Lorraine (CFCAL) to Crédit Mutuel Arkéa
Nov 2010 N/A Citi Property Investors Advised Citi Property Investors (CPI), the real estate investment management group of Citigroup Inc., on its sale to Apollo Global Management, LLC
Nov 2010 N/A BuyVIP S.L. Advised, the leading Pan-European fashion and lifestyle online buying community, on its sale to
Nov 2010 $15.5bn AIG and its Board of Directors Blackstone served as independent advisor to AIG, its Board of Directors and the Alico Special Committee on the sale of American Life Insurance Company (Alico) to MetLife, Inc. (MetLife) for $15.5 billion
Oct 2010 N/A ThingMagic Inc. Advised ThingMagic, a leading developer of radio frequency identification (RFID) technology, on its sale to Trimble
Oct 2010 $160mm Technip Advised Technip on its agreement with MISC Berhad and Malaysia Marine and Heavy Engineering Holdings Berhad (MHB), two companies currently controlled by Malaysia’s national oil corporation, PETRONAS, to establish a long-term collaboration
Oct 2010 €1bn Senior Lenders Steering Committee of Carl Zeiss Vision Holding GmbH Advised the senior lenders steering committee comprising Avoca Capital, Commerzbank, Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank, Lloyds Banking Group and M&G on the restructuring of Carl Zeiss Vision
Aug 2010 $2.7bn Allscripts Advised the Special Committee of Allscripts on its separation from Misys in conjunction with its merger with Eclipsys
Jul 2010 $75mm Synchronoss Technologies Inc. Advised Synchronoss Technologies on the acquisition of privately-held FusionOne, Inc., an established leader in mobile content portability and synchronization
Jul 2010 €320mm P&G Advised P&G on its acquisition of the Ambi Pur air care brand from Sara Lee Corporation for €320 million
Jul 2010 $1.35bn Chinalco Advised Chinalco on its definitive agreement to jointly develop Simandou Iron Ore Deposit with Rio Tinto
Jun 2010 $1.63bn Bain Capital Partners Advised Bain Capital Partners on its acquisition of The Dow Chemical Company's Styron Division for $1.63 billion
Jun 2010 $34mm Adaptec Inc. Advised Adaptec on the sale of a majority of its non-cash operating assets to PMC-Sierra
May 2010 €2.0bn The Ad Hoc Committee of Corral Petroleum Holdings AB Noteholders Corral is the holding company of Preem, Sweden’s largest oil refining and marketing business. Blackstone advised the ad hoc committee of noteholders on the terms of a restructuring
Apr 2010 $34mm SeaChange International, Inc Advised SeaChange International on the sale of its 19.8% stake in Casa Systems, Inc
Apr 2010 $350mm Braskem SA Advised Braskem on the acquisition of the polypropylene business of Sunoco Chemicals, Inc. for $350 million
Mar 2010 $3.7bn Nestle SA Advised Nestle on its $3.7 billion acquisition of Kraft Foods' Frozen Pizza business in an all-cash transaction
Mar 2010 $660mm Digital Cinema Implementation Partners LLC Advised DCIP on its financing transactions for the deployment of digital projection systems to nearly 14,000 movie theater screens across North America
Feb 2010 $8.3bn Xerox Corp. Advised Xerox on the $8.3 billion acquisition of Affiliated Computer Services
Feb 2010 N/A SeaChange International Inc. Advised SeaChange, which develops Video-On-Demand systems for pay-TV operators, on its acquisition of VividLogic, Inc, which provides infrastructure software and applications for consumer electronics devices, PCs, and set-top boxes
Jan 2010 £192mm Duke Street Capital Advised Duke Street Capital on the sale of Xafinity Holdings Limited to Advent Group International for approximately £192 million
Dec 2009 N/A Ukraine Acted as Financial Advisors to the Cabinet of Ministers of the State of Ukraine
Dec 2009 $1.3bn Pinnacle Foods Group LLC Advised Pinnacle Foods on its $1.3 billion acquisition of Birds Eye Foods
Dec 2009 N/A Paloma Securities Advised Paloma Securities on the sale of its global securities lending team and assets used in its securities lending business to BMO Capital Markets
Dec 2009 $103.5mm Flying J Advised Flying J on the sale of oil and gas assets to El Paso Corp for $103.5 million
Nov 2009 $7.5bn SemGroup Corporation Acted as financial adviser to the Company in its Chapter 11 restructuring of approximately $7.5 billion of liabilities
Oct 2009 N/A Pacific Crossing Advised Pacific Crossing on its sale to NTT Communications
Sep 2009 N/A Ohio National Advised the Special Committee of New Valley on Vector’s offer to purchase the remaining minority shareholder interest for stock consideration
Aug 2009 $530mm Publicis Groupe Advised Publicis on its $530 million acquisition of Razorfish
Aug 2009 N/A Financial Institution Advised a financial institution on the repurchase of TARP warrants
Jul 2009 N/A Sovereign Wealth Fund Advised Sovereign Wealth Fund on monetizing investment in financial institution
Jul 2009 $1.1bn Sea Dragon Advised Sea Dragon Offshore Limited on strategic alternatives and the restructuring of its debt
Jul 2009 $51mm Sapient Advised Sapient on its $51 million acquisition of Nitro Group
Jun 2009 $20.0bn AIG Advised AIG Global Real Estate ($20 billion AUM) on strategic alternatives
May 2009 N/A Pershing Square Advisor to Pershing Square on Borders rescue financing and General Growth Properties DIP Financing
Apr 2009 $3.6bn Stiefel Advised Stiefel on its $3.6 billion sale to GlaxoSmithKline
Apr 2009 $400mm Emmis Communications Advised the Company on its tender offer
Mar 2009 N/A Flextronics Provided financial and restructuring advisory relating to Nortel
Mar 2009 $19.5bn Chinalco Advised Chinalco on the investment in Rio Tinto
Jan 2009 $215mm Kohlberg & Company Advised Kohlberg & Co. on its acquisition of Centerplate, Inc.
Jan 2009 N/A Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Advised the Pennsylvania Insurance Department on the valuation and economic impacts of the proposed merger between Blue Cross and Highmark Inc.
Dec 2008 N/A Owens Corning Corp. Advised Trustees of Owens Corning/Fibreboard Asbestos Trust on strategic alternatives with its holding in Owens Corning Corp.
Dec 2008 $200mm NiSource Advised NiSource on its $200 million sale of Northern Utilities and Granite State Gas Transmission to Unitil Corporation
Dec 2008 $1.3bn Flying J Inc. Advised the company in its Chapter 11 filing
Nov 2008 $3.3bn P&G Advised P&G on the tax-free split-off of its Folger's Coffee business and merger with J.M. Smucker (a Reverse Morris Trust transaction)
Nov 2008 N/A Klockner Pentaplast Advised Klockner Pentaplast on its debt buyback
Oct 2008 N/A BlueSource Advised BlueSource on its sale of an equity stake to Goldman Sachs and its strategic alliance related to the marketing and trading of verified emissions reductions
Oct 2008 N/A Maaco Enterprises Advised the Company on its sale to Driven Brands
Oct 2008 $445mm DTN Advised DTN on its $445 million sale to Telvent
Sep 2008 N/A Xanterra Parks & Resorts Inc. Advised Xanterra Parks & Resorts on its sale to The Anschutz Company
Sep 2008 $2.1bn NYPAF Advised the New York Public Asset Fund on its hedging and disposition of $2.1 billion of WellPoint Inc. stock
Aug 2008 $50mm Sapient Advised Sapient on its $50 million acquisition of Derivatives Consulting Group
Aug 2008 $2.6bn Kraft Advised Kraft on its $2.6 billion tax-free split-off of its Post cereal business and merger with Ralcorp Holdings, Inc. (a reverse Morris Trust transaction)
Aug 2008 $500mm BlueSource Advised BlueSource on its strategic partnership with Och-Ziff, which has committed up to $500 million for new greenhouse gas reduction projects
Jul 2008 €93.0bn GDF Suez Advised Suez on its €93 billion merger with Gaz de France
Jul 2008 $100mm Everbank Advised Everbank on its $100 million investment from Sageview Capital
Jul 2008 €150mm CFS Fairness opinion provider to the Company and sponsor on their restructuring
Jul 2008 $3.7bn Aquila Advised on the $3.7 billion sale of Aquila to Great Plains and Black Hills
Jun 2008 N/A Leviton Advised the Company on pre-buyout of its minority shareholder
Jun 2008 €1.3bn Koninklijke Philips Electronics Advised Klöckner Pentaplast on its discussions with creditors and raising of accounts receivable factoring facilities of up to €100 million
Apr 2008 €10.0bn Reuters Advised Reuters on its sale to Thomson Corporation
Mar 2008 €400mm Nybron Advised the Senior Lenders on Nybron's €400 million restructuring
Feb 2008 $44.6bn Microsoft Advised Microsoft on its strategic partnership discussions with Yahoo
Nov 2007 N/A Flight Centre Advised Flight Centre on the acquisition of Liberty Travel
Oct 2007 N/A P&G Advised P&G on the sale of it’s European Tissue (Bounty, Charmin) business to SCA
Aug 2007 N/A K2 Provided a fairness opinion to K2 on its sale to Jarden Corporation
Aug 2007 $1.4bn Global Tower Partners Advised Global Tower Partners on its sale to Macquarie for $1.4 billion
Jul 2007 $15mm Travelport Advised Travelport on a range of strategic transactions
Jul 2007 £6.6bn China Development Bank Sole Advisor to China Development Bank on commitment for £6.6 billion strategic minority interest in Barclays
Jun 2007 N/A P&G Advised P&G on the sale of two of its Wella businesses, Ondal and Tondeo
Jun 2007 A$2bn Basis Capital Advised to Basis Capital, Australia's largest hedge fund, on its reorganization and negotiations with its creditors
Jun 2007 $485mm ALFA S.A.B de C.V. Advised the Company in the acquisition of select assets of TK Aluminum
Apr 2007 N/A NYPAF Advised NYPAF on the proposed conversion of Emblem Health
Apr 2007 $800mm Interpool Advised the Special Committee of the Board of Directors of Interpool Inc., on the sale of the Company for approximately $800 million to Chariot Acquisition Holding LLC, an affiliate of Fortress Investment Group
Apr 2007 $8.0bn Extended Stay Hotels Advised Extended Stay Hotels on its $8 billion sale to The Lighthouse Group
Mar 2007 $183mm TeleTech Advised TeleTech on its Secondary Offering of 5,000,000 common shares
Feb 2007 $1.8bn Paetec Advised Paetec on its $1.8 billion merger with US LEC which transformed Paetec into a publicly traded company
Feb 2007 $900mm Central Parking Corporation Advised Central Parking Corporation on its $900 million sale to a private equity consortium including Kohlberg & Company
Jan 2007 N/A P&G Advised P&G on its acquisition of Doctor’s Dermatological Formula from North Castle Partners
Jan 2007 $211mm Fedders Corp. Advised the Company on its recapitalization
Jan 2007 N/A Avalon Natural Products Advised North Castle Partners on the sale of Avalon Natural Products, its portfolio company, to the Hain Celestial Group
Jan 2007 N/A Atkins Nutritionals Advised Atkins Nutritionals on its sale to North Castle Partners
Dec 2006 N/A Timken Advised the Company in the sale of its Global Automotive Steering business to DriveSol Global Steering
Dec 2006 N/A P&G Advised P&G on its minority investment in MDVIP, Inc.
Dec 2006 $245mm HealthMarkets Advised HealthMarkets on structuring the tax-efficient monetization and hedging of $245 million of notes received as consideration in the sales of HealthMarket's Student and Star Insurance Businesses
Dec 2006 N/A Foxwoods Development Company Advised on the formation of a joint venture between Foxwoods Development Company and local investor group in pursuit of Pennsylvania Gaming License
Nov 2006 $1.7bn Per-Sé Technologies Advised Per-Sé Technologies on its sale to McKesson for $1.7 billion
Nov 2006 $39bn Blackstone Real Estate Partners Advised Blackstone Real Estate Partners on $39 billion acquisition of Equity Office, the largest real estate transaction in history
Nov 2006 N/A Babcock & Brown Advised Babcock & Brown in its investment in Imperial Parking
Oct 2006 N/A Global Crossing Advised Global Crossing on its recapitalization and debt for equity swap with STT, its sale of its Small Business Group to Matrix Telecom and its acquisition of IMPSAT Fiber Networks
Sep 2006 N/A Pepsico Advised PepsiCo on the sale of select European food assets
Sep 2006 N/A New York State Insurance Dept. Advised on the demutualization of MetLife
Sep 2006 $16,000mm Freescale Semiconductor Advised Blackstone Capital Partners on its $16.2 billion acquisition of Freescale Semiconductor
Sep 2006 $1.5bn Emdeon Corporation Advised Emdeon on the sale of a 52% interest in its Business Services division to General Atlantic in a transaction valued at $1.5 billion
Sep 2006 N/A BlueSource Advised BlueSource on its sale to First Reserve of a 50% equity interest
Sep 2006 $1.0bn Aquila Advised Aquila on its sale of four utility assets valued at $1.0 billion
Aug 2006 $50mm Winn-Dixie Advised Winn-Dixie on the sale of selected manufacturing and retail assets
Aug 2006 $200mm Venture Michigan Fund Advised on the structuring of a $200 million financing involving Michigan-authorized Tax Voucher Certificates through the Venture Michigan Fund, a venture capital fund-of-funds managed by Credit Suisse's Customized Fund Investment Group
Aug 2006 $500mm US Shipping Partners LP Advised investor group in structuring a $500 million joint venture with US Shipping Partners LP to finance the construction of Jones Act double-hull refined petroleum product tankers
Aug 2006 $22.0bn Kinder Morgan Advised the Board of Directors of Kinder Morgan on the $22.0 billion management buyout led by CEO Richard Kinder
Aug 2006 N/A Field Container LLC Advised on the sale of the business to Texas Pacific Group and subsequent merger with Smurfit Stone CPD
Aug 2006 $565mm Emdeon Corporation Advised Emdeon on the sale of its Practice Services division to the Sage Group plc for $565 million
Jun 2006 $64mm KCI Konecranes Advised the Company on its acquisition of MMH Holdings, Inc.
May 2006 $2.9bn Prisma Energy Advised on the $2.9 billion sale of Prisma Energy to a consortium led by Ashmore Investment Management
Apr 2006 N/A Navigant International Advised Navigant International on its sale to Carlson Wagonlit Travel and One Equity Partners
Feb 2006 N/A Lafarge North America Advised the Special Committee of Lafarge North America with respect to tender offer by Lafarge S.A. for the minority shares of Lafarge North America
Feb 2006 $634mm Icon Parking Advised Icon Parking on its sale to a Maquarie Bank–led consortium
Feb 2006 N/A Choice One Communications Advised Choice One on its merger with CTC Communications and follow-on acquisition of Conversent Communications, forming One Communications
Jan 2006 $17.4bn Albertson's Advised Albertson's on its $17.4 billion sale to SUPERVALU, CVS and Cerberus
Nov 2005 $3.5bn Alamosa Advised Alamosa on its $3.5 billion sale to Sprint
Oct 2005 N/A Visteon Advised the Special Committee of Visteon on the company’s restructuring with Ford
Oct 2005 $430mm Levitz Furniture Inc. Blackstone advised Levitz during its 2006 Chapter 11 proceedings, developing a long-term business plan, arranging DIP financing, identifying potential buyers and negotiating the sale of the company
Sep 2005 N/A WellChoice Advised the New York Public Asset Fund (62% shareholder) with respect to the sale of WellChoice to WellPoint
Sep 2005 N/A New Valley Advised the Special Committee of New Valley on Vector’s offer to purchase the remaining minority shareholder interest for stock consideration
Aug 2005 $382mm NDC Health Information Services Advised on the sale of NDC’s Information Services division to Wolters Kluwer for $382 million
Aug 2005 $1.0bn NDC Health Information Services Advised on the sale of NDC Health Information Services to Per Sé for approximately $1 billion
Aug 2005 $1.0bn Lafarge North America
Jul 2005 $400mm Columbia House Company Advised The Columbia House Company in its sale to BMG Direct
Jun 2005 €320mm UPM-Kymmene Advised the Company in the Sale of Loparex, its specialty release liner paper business, to ABN Amro
Jun 2005 N/A Net2Phone Advised the Special Committee of the Board of Directors of Net2Phone on a minority squeeze-out by IDT
Jun 2005 N/A Indiana Department of Insurance Advised on the holding company merger of Lafayette Life Insurance Company with Western & Southern Financial Group
Apr 2005 $6.2bn Sony Advised Sony on multiple assignments, including the acquisition of MGM Corp., its music joint venture with Bertelsmann Music Group, the sale of its Etak digital mapping business to TeleAtlas and a minority investment in General Instrument
Apr 2005 $8.4bn Premcor Advised Premcor on its $8.4 billion sale to Valero
Apr 2005 $300mm Noland Company Advised the Company in its sale to WinWholesale
Apr 2005 $17.6bn Comcast Corporation Advised Comcast Corporation in its $17.6 billion joint acquisition of Adelphia Communications
Mar 2005 $81mm Ullico Advised Ullico on strategic and financial alternatives in connection with its $50 million capital raising transaction and on the divestiture of Zenith Administrators
Jan 2005 $15.0bn Fox Entertainment Group Advised The Special Committee of Fox Entertainment Group in the acquisition by News Corporation of the publicly traded minority shareholder interest
Nov 2004 N/A Xcel Energy Advised Xcel on its sale of Latin American hydroelectric power assets to an investor group
Nov 2004 $2.5bn CrossCountry Energy Advised on the sale of CrossCountry Energy to a consortium including Southern Union and General Electric, for $2.5 billion
Sep 2004 $5.0bn Sony Advised Sony-led consortium's acquisition of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Aug 2004 $190mm Florida East Coast Industries Advised the Board of Directors of Florida East Coast Industries. Rendered a fairness opinion to the non-DuPont Trust Board members about the Company's purchase of approximately $190 million of Company stock from The Alfred DuPont Testamentary Trust
Jul 2004 N/A Premera Acted as valuation advisor on the proposed conversion and subsequent IPO of Premera
May 2004 N/A Verizon Blackstone advised Verizon on the sale of approximately 707,000 access lines in Hawaii, its Hawaiian directories unit and other assets associated with its Hawaiian division to The Carlyle Group
May 2004 $44mm Advised on its sale to
May 2004 $34mm Imperial Parking Advised the Special Committee of Imperial Parking’s Board of Directors to assess the alternatives available to the Company. Resulted in sale of Impark to The Gates Group
Mar 2004 $168mm Cable & Wireless North America Advised Cable & Wireless North America on its sale to SAVVIS
Mar 2004 $200mm Akamai Technologies Advised Akamai on its capital structure and $200 million of convertible subordinated note financing
Dec 2003 $250mm Global Crossing Advised the Special Committee of Global Crossing (“GC”) to evaluate and negotiate an offer by GC’s majority shareholder Singapore Technologies Telemedia (“STT”) to exchange its secured loan into a mandatory convertible preferred stock
Nov 2003 $6.9bn Cable & Wireless America Acted as financial advisor to the company in its Chapter 11 restructuring, primarily involving the sale of the company
Jul 2003 N/A Rosenbluth International Advised Rosenbluth International on several transactions, including its sale to American Express Travel Related Services
Jun 2003 $3.5bn Xerox Corp. In June 2003, Xerox announced the completion of a comprehensive $3.5 billion recapitalization designed to delever its balance sheet and extend maturities. Blackstone served as Xerox’s advisor for the transaction
Jun 2003 N/A Atalanta / Sosnoff Advised the Special Committee of Atalanta / Sosnoff regarding a proposal by the majority shareholder to purchase the remaining minority shareholder interest
Mar 2003 $1.3bn Maryland Insurance Administration Advised the Maryland Insurance Administration on its examination of the proposed conversion and subsequent $1.3 billion acquisition of CareFirst by WellPoint
Mar 2003 $600mm Axtel Advised Axtel on its restructuring of $600 million of debt
Dec 2002 N/A Williams Communications Group Advised Williams Communications Group on its sale of a 45% equity interest to Leucadia National Corp. and on the sale of Williams Communications Solutions to Platinum Equity and Williams Communications Canada to TELUS Corp.
Aug 2002 $762mm Alestra (for AT&T) Negotiated a comprehensive restructuring of AT&T’s Mexican joint venture, including a new equity investment by AT&T and a tender / exchange offer for the company’s bonds
Mar 2002 $3.3bn AT&T Canada (for AT&T) Advised AT&T during the restructuring of partially owned subsidiary and cross-border service provider AT&T Canada
Feb 2002 N/A Enron Advised on the sale of Enron Wind’s California assets to FPL Energy and Caithness Energy / Arclight Capital
Jan 2002 $30.2bn Global Crossing Advised Global Crossing during its Chapter 11 proceedings and negotiated the sale of a 61.5% equity interest to Singapore Technologies Telemedia, its more recent recapitalization and debt for equity swap with STT, its sale of its Small Business Group to Matrix Telecom, and its acquisition of IMPSAT Fiber Networks.
Dec 2001 $63.4bn Enron Was retained in 2001 to help navigate the firm through one of the largest and most complex bankruptcies in history
Oct 2001 $340mm YankeeNets Advised YankeeNets and affiliates on multiple transactions, including the purchase of the New Jersey Devils, the formation of the YES Network, and the subsequent sale of its minority stake to Goldman Sachs
Sep 2001 $1.4bn Excite@Home (for AT&T) Assisted AT&T in the evaluation of purchasing the broadband network assets of bankrupt Excite@Home
Aug 2001 N/A Iowa Insurance Division Advised on the demutualization of the Principal Financial Group
Jul 2001 N/A State Street Advised State Street on its acquisition of Gartmore’s $25 billion AUM index fund business, the acquisition of Bel Air Investment Advisors, the establishment of a retirement services joint venture with Citigroup and the acquisition of Elkins McSherry
Jun 2000 $3.5bn Alliance Capital Management Advised Alliance Capital Management on its $3.5 billion acquisition of Sanford C. Bernstein
Jun 1999 $9.1bn Xcel Energy Advised on the $9.1 billion merger of Northern States Power and New Century Energies to form Xcel Energy
Dec 1998 N/A Icon Parking Advised Icon Parking on its sale of a 49% equity interest in the company to Whitehall Street Real Estate
Oct 1998 N/A TravelOne Advised TravelOne, the seventh largest corporate travel agency, on its sale to American Express Travel Related Services
Sep 1998 N/A Central Parking Corporation Advised Central Parking Corporation on its acquisition of Allright Parking, the second largest parking operator in the US
May 1998 N/A Premium Standard Farms Advised the Board of Managers of Premium Standard Farms on the sale of a majority of the Company to Continental Grain Company
Nov 1997 N/A Kinney Parking Advised Kinney Parking on its sale to Central Parking Corporation
Mar 1996 N/A DeBartolo Realty Corp. Advised DeBartolo Realty Corp. on its sale to Simon Property Group (largest real estate transaction in history at the time of transaction)
Dec 1994 $3.5bn Macy's Advised Macy's on its sale to Federated Department Stores
Nov 1994 N/A Aoki Corporation Advised Aoki Corporation on the sale of Westin Hotels & Resorts to an investor group that included Goldman Sachs, Starwood Capital, and Nomura Asset Capital Corporation

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