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2017 Recent Transactions


Announcement Date Status Transaction * Transaction Value (millions)
Dec 3, 2017 Pending Advising Anaren, Inc on its sale to TTM Technologies, Inc. $775
Dec 3, 2017 Pending Advising the Board of Directors of Aetna on its sale to CVS Health $77,000
Dec 1, 2017 Pending Advising Forum Merger Corporation on its combination with C1 Investment Corp ~$1,208
Nov 15, 2017 Pending Advising Bonanza Creek Energy, Inc. on its sale to SandRidge Energy, Inc. $746
Nov 15, 2017 Closed Advised Inflexion Private Equity on its acquisition of ATCORE Technology Group NA
Nov 14, 2017 Pending Advising Achmea B.V. on the sale of Friends First Life Assurance Company to Aviva Group Plc ~€220
Nov 1, 2017 Pending Advising Duff & Phelps on its sale to Permira Funds $1,750
Oct 27, 2017 Closed Advised MACOM Technology Solutions Holdings, Inc. on the sale of its Compute Business to an investor group led by The Carlyle Group NA
Oct 26, 2017 Pending Advising the Conflicts Committee of the Board of Directors of Valero Energy Partners GP LLC on its acquisition of the Port Arthur Terminal Services Business and of the Parkway Pipeline $508
Oct 25, 2017 Pending Advising C&J Energy Services, Inc. on its acquisition of O-Tex Holdings, Inc. and its operating subsidiaries, including O-Tex Pumping, LLC from White Deer Energy and The Silverfem Group $245
Oct 24, 2017 Pending Advising International Paper on the contribution of its North American Consumer Packaging business to Graphic Packaging Holding Company $1,800
Oct 23, 2017 Pending Advising Wolters Kluwer N.V. on its sale of Corsearch to Audax Private Equity $140
Oct 23, 2017 Closed Advised Insight Venture Partners on its majority stake investment in Bullhorn, Inc. NA
Oct 18, 2017 Pending Advising Lovell Minnick Partners on its acquisition of Tortoise Investments, LLC NA
Oct 12, 2017 Pending Advising AIA on its 15-year bancassurance partnership with Bangkok Bank NA
Oct 17, 2017 Pending Advising Siris Capital Group, LLC on its acquisition of Intralinks Holdings, Inc. and preferred equity investment in Synchronoss $1,263
Oct 9, 2017 Pending Advising Bain Capital on its acquisition of the UK Payroll and HR Software divisions of NGA Human Resources NA
Sep 29, 2017 Closed Advised DecoPac on its sale to Snow Phipps NA
Sep 25, 2017 Pending Advising Actua Corporation on the sale of three majority-owned software businesses to CVC Growth Fund and Envestnet, Inc. $549
Sep 22, 2017 Closed Advised Ocean Rig UDW Inc. on its comprehensive financial restructuring of debt obligations $3,700
Sep 22, 2017 Closed Advised Phillips 66 Partners LP on its acquisition of interests in the Bakken Pipeline and Merey Sweeney, L.P. from Phillips 66 Company $2,400
Sep 21, 2017 Pending Advising AIA Group Limited on its acquisition of the Commonwealth Bank of Australia’s Life Insurance Business in Australia and New Zealand $3,036
Sep 20, 2017 Pending Advising HTC Corporation on the transfer of certain smartphone engineers and assets to Google Inc. $1,100
Sep 18, 2017 Pending Advising Silver Spring Networks, Inc. on its sale to Itron, Inc. $830
Sep 11, 2017 Pending Advising Applied Systems on the sale of a minority stake to Stone Point Capital NA
Sep 11, 2017 Closed Advised the Special Committee of Pilgrim’s Pride Corporation on its acquisition of Moy Park from JBS S.A. ~$1,300
Aug 29, 2017 Closed Advised Tekni-Plex Inc., a portfolio company of American Securities, on its sale to Genstar Capital NA
Aug 29, 2017 Closed Advised Vista Equity Partners on the acquisition of The Advisory Board Company’s Education Business (“EAB”) $1,550
Aug 21, 2017 Closed Advised eSentire Inc. on its majority stake sale to Warburg Pincus NA
Aug 14, 2017 Closed Advised Andeavor (ANDV) on the merger of its MLPs, Andeavor Logistics and Western Refining Logistics, as well as the Financial Repositioning of Andeavor Logistics through IDR Buy-In $5,600
Aug 10, 2017 Pending Advising Starwood Waypoint Homes on its merger-of-equals with Invitation Homes $8,237
Aug 10, 2017 Pending Advising Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia on its private placement in Aevi Genomic Medicine, Inc. $28
Aug 10, 2017 Closed Advised the Paraline Group on the sale of its subsidiary ICAT Managers to The Schinnerer Group, a wholly owned affiliate of Marsh & McLennan NA
Aug 8, 2017 Pending Advising Narragansett Bay Insurance on its sale to Heritage Insurance Holdings $250
Aug 2, 2017 Closed Advised JacTravel, a Vitruvian Partners portfolio company, on its sale to Webjet £200
Jul 31, 2017 Closed Advised Strutt & Parker LLP on its sale to BNP Paribas Real Estate NA
Jul 31, 2017 Pending Advising the Scripps Family in connection with the sale of Scripps Networks Interactive to Discovery Communications $14,705
Jul 28, 2017 Closed Advised Atlantic Media, Inc. on its majority stake sale of The Atlantic to Emerson Collective NA
Jul 26, 2017 Closed Advised State National Companies on its sale to Markel Corporation $919
Jul 25, 2017 Closed Advised The Sage Group plc on the acquisition of Intacct Corporation $850
Jul 20, 2017 Closed Advised Vanguard Natural Resources on its Chapter 11 Plan of Reorganization $2,219
Jul 19, 2017 Closed Advised Horizon Discovery Group on its acquisition of Dharmacon from GE Healthcare and related £80m equity placing $85
Jul 18, 2017 Closed Advised Arjun Infrastructure Partners on the acquisition of a 44.98% stake in Welcome Break NA
Jul 18, 2017 Closed Advised Lightower Fiber Networks on its sale to Crown Castle $7,100
Jul 14, 2017 Pending Advising Alerian on its sale to ZZ Capital International $800
Jul 10, 2017 Closed Advised the Supervisory Board of STADA Arzneimittel AG on the voluntary tender offer by Bain Capital and Cinven €5,319
Jul 6, 2017 Closed Advised Novae Group plc on its sale to AXIS Capital $604
Jul 6, 2017 Closed Advised Syncsort and Vision Solutions on their sale to Centerbridge Partners $1,260
Jun 27, 2017 Closed Advised Discovery Midstream on its sale to TPG Growth NA
Jun 21, 2017 Closed Advised the Conflicts Committee of Noble Midstream Partners LP on its acquisition of additional interests in Colorado River DevCo LP and Blanco River DevCo LP from Noble Energy, Inc. $270
Jun 20, 2017 Closed Advised CVC Capital Partners on its acquisition of Etraveli €508
Jun 20, 2017 Closed Advised TowerShare Inc. on the sale of its Pakistani tower assets and operations to edotco Pakistan (Private) Limited $90
Jun 19, 2017 Closed Advised Pattern Energy Group on a series of strategic initiatives $224
Jun 16, 2017 Closed Advised Whole Foods Market on its sale to Amazon ~$14,000
Jun 9, 2017 Closed Advised Caerus Oil and Gas LLC on the acquisition of Piceance Basin Natural Gas Assets from Encana Corporation $735
Jun 5, 2017 Closed Advised Covisint Corporation on its sale to Open Text Corporation $103
Jun 2, 2017 Closed Advised the Conflicts Committee of the Board of Directors of WPT GP, LLC regarding the Tender Offer for World Point Terminals, LP’s Common Units $159
Jun 2, 2017 Pending Advising Eversource Energy on its acquisition of Aquarion Company $1,675
Jun 1, 2017 Closed Advised the Conflicts Committee of the Board of Directors of PennTex Midstream Partners regarding Energy Transfer Partners’ Tender Offer $280
May 31, 2017 Closed Advised Tanker Investments Ltd. on its sale to Teekay Tankers Ltd. $496
May 28, 2017 Closed Advised USS on the acquisition of 18.8% stake in Redexis Gas NA
May 23, 2017 Closed Advised Sonus Networks, Inc. on its merger of equals with GENBAND $282
May 19, 2017 Closed Advised Financial Horizons Group Inc. on its sale to The Great-West Life Assurance Company NA
May 17, 2017 Closed Advised Macquarie Infrastructure Partners on its sale of 50% equity interest in Dulles Greenway to Macquarie Atlas Roads $445
May 11, 2017 Closed Advised WCM Beteiligungs- und Grundbesitz-AG on its sale to TLG Immobilien AG $977
May 11, 2017 Pending Advising Straight Path Communications Inc. on its sale to Verizon Communications Inc. $3,100
May 10, 2017 Pending Advising the Conflicts Committee of the Board of Directors of Enviva Partners GP, LLC on the purchase of Enviva Port of Wilmington, LLC $130
May 10, 2017 Closed Advised Landmark Media Enterprises on the sale of Dominion Web Solutions to Eurazeo and West Street Capital Partners VII $680
May 8, 2017 Closed Advised Coach Inc. on its acquisition of Kate Spade & Company $2,400
May 5, 2017 Closed Advised the Conflicts Committee of the Board of Directors of Shell Midstream Partners GP LLC on the acquisition of the Refinery Gas Pipelines, Delta Pipeline and Na Kika Pipeline $630
May 4, 2017 Closed Advised J.F. Lehman & Co. on its acquisition of BEI Precision Systems & Space Company NA
May 4, 2017 Closed Advised the Conflicts Committee of the Board of Directors of TC PipeLines GP, Inc. on the acquisition of 49% equity interest in Iroquois Gas Transmission System and 12% equity interest in Portland Natural Gas Transmission System from TransCanada Corporation $765
May 3, 2017 Closed Advised TWMA Group Limited on its sale to Buckthorn Partners NA
May 2, 2017 Closed Advised Jonah Energy LLC on its acquisition of Jonah and Pinedale Field assets from LINN Energy, Inc. $580
May 2, 2017 Closed Advised Advent International and Mediq BV on the sale of Byram Healthcare to Owens & Minor $380
May 1, 2017 Closed Advised Apogee Enterprises, Inc. on its acquisition of EFCO Corporation $195
Apr 30, 2017 Closed Advised JP Morgan Asset Management on the acquisition of Beacon Rail Leasing from Pamplona Capital Management NA
Apr 29, 2017 Closed Advised Sequa Corporation on its comprehensive restructuring and recapitalization $1,800
Apr 26, 2017 Closed Advised SmartBear Software on its sale to Francisco Partners NA
Apr 24, 2017 Closed Advised Fred’s Pharmacy on its Cooperation Agreement with Alden Global Capital NA
Apr 21, 2017 Closed Advised the Conflicts Committee of the Board of Directors of NextEra Energy Partners GP, Inc. on the acquisition of Golden West Wind Holdings, LLC $422
Apr 18, 2017 Closed Advised KR Group on its sale to Partners Group $261
Apr 17, 2017 Closed Advised Corizon Health Services LLC on its comprehensive recapitalization NA
Apr 13, 2017 Closed Advised Nexvet Biopharma plc on its sale to Zoetis Inc. $85
Apr 13, 2017 Closed Advised Lee Equity Partners on the sale of WealthTrust to HighTower Advisors NA
Apr 12, 2017 Closed Advised Intapp, Inc. on its sale of equity to Temasek NA
Apr 11, 2017 Closed Advised Consolidated Container Company on its sale to Loews Corporation ~$1,200
Apr 10, 2017 Closed Advised Knight Transportation on its merger with Swift Transportation Company $3,596
Apr 7, 2017 Closed Advised Bonanza Creek’s Ad Hoc Committee of Senior Unsecured Noteholders in connection with the Company’s Chapter 11 restructuring ~$1,000
Apr 4, 2017 Closed Advised Gurnet Point L.P. on its acquisition of Innocoll Holdings PLC $212
Apr 3, 2017 Closed Advised Patriot National, Inc. on its sale of Global HR Research to Renovo Capital, LLC $30
Apr 3, 2017 Closed Advised the Conflicts Committee of the Board of Directors of Tallgrass MLP GP, LLC on Tallgrass Energy Partners, LP’s acquisition of 25% membership interest in Rockies Express Pipeline LLC $400
Apr 3, 2017 Closed Advised TBG AG on its acquisition of Telvent DTN from Schneider Electric $900
Mar 27, 2017 Closed Advised Old Mutual plc on the sale of a 24.95% stake in its listed subsidiary OM Asset Management plc to HNA Capital US $512
Mar 23, 2017 Closed Advised Superior Industries on its acquisition of Uniwheels AG ~$715
Mar 22, 2017 Closed Advised the Special Committee of Mammoth Energy Services, Inc. on its acquisition of Sturgeon Acquisitions, LLC, Stingray Energy Services, LLC and Stingray Cementing, LLC $133
Mar 21, 2017 Closed Advised Chaparral Energy, Inc. on its comprehensive debt restructuring $1,200
Mar 21, 2017 Closed Advised CFC Capital Limited on its sale to management and Vitruvian Partners NA
Mar 20, 2017 Closed Advised the United States Postal Service on its regulatory review NA
Mar 16, 2017 Closed Advised Attarat Power Company on its financing of an oil shale fired mine mouth power project in the Kingdom of Jordan $2,100
Mar 15, 2017 Closed Advised Datamars and Columna Capital on the sale of a material stake to Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec NA
Mar 15, 2017 Closed Advised Azure Midstream Partners, L.P. on the sale of its midstream business and assets to Enterprise Products Partners L.P. $189
Mar 13, 2017 Closed Advised Misys on the acquisition of DH Corp CAD$4,800
Mar 9, 2017 Closed Advised Total Safety U.S., Inc. on its comprehensive restructuring and recapitalization $500
Mar 9, 2017 Closed Advised Marathon Oil Corporation on its acquisition of Northern Delaware Basin assets from BC Operating, Inc. $1,100
Mar 7, 2017 Closed Advised Ericsson on the sale of 16.7% of iconectiv to Francisco Partners $200
Mar 2, 2017 Closed Advised the Conflicts Committee of the Board of Directors of VTTI Energy Partners GP LLC on VTTI Energy Partners LP’s sale to VTTI B.V. $1,258
Feb 28, 2017 Closed Advised Eagle Bulk Shipping Inc. on its acquisition of Crown-63 Ultramax dry bulk sister vessels from Greenship Bulk Trust $153
Feb 28, 2017 Closed Advised the Special Committee of Barnes & Noble Education, Inc. on its acquisition of MBS Textbook Exchange, LLC $174
Feb 27, 2017 Closed Advised Perrigo on the sale of its royalty rights of Tysabri® to Royalty Pharma $2,850
Feb 24, 2017 Closed Advised Madison Dearborn Partners, LLC on its acquisition of BlueCat Networks, Inc. NA
Feb 23, 2017 Closed Advised the Conflicts Committee of the Board of Directors of Hi-Crush GP LLC on its acquisition of Hi-Crush Whitehall LLC, Hi-Crush Augusta LLC, and additional properties near Whitehall from Hi-Crush Proppants LLC $140
Feb 23, 2017 Closed Advised Open Mobile on its joint venture in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands with Sprint NA
Feb 14, 2017 Pending Advising the Special Committee of the Board of Directors of Fortress Investment Group LLC on its sale to SoftBank Group Corp. $3,300
Feb 4, 2017 Closed Advised Chequers Capital on the sale of Accelya to Warburg Pincus NA
Jan 30, 2017 Closed Advised Zenith Group Holdings Limited on its sale to Bridgepoint Advisers Limited £750
Jan 30, 2017 Closed Advised Epiris on the sale of Davies to HGGC £90
Jan 27, 2017 Closed Advised the Conflicts Committee of the Board of Directors of Midcoast Holdings, L.L.C. on the sale of Midcoast Energy Partners, L.P. to Enbridge Inc. $170
Jan 25, 2017 Closed Advised Capital Properties, Inc. on the sale of its 1.0 million barrel distillate storage facility in East Providence, Rhode Island to Sprague Operating Resources LLC $23
Jan 19, 2017 Closed Advised Terumo Corporation on the acquisition of Bolton Medical, Inc. NA
Jan 16, 2017 Closed Advised Clayton Williams Energy, Inc. on its sale to Noble Energy, Inc. $3,200
Jan 12, 2017 Closed Advised Panther Energy Company II, LLC on the sale of Delaware Basin assets to WPX Energy $775
Jan 9, 2017 Closed Advised the Conflicts Committee of the Board of Directors of WPZ GP LLC, the general partner of Williams Partners L.P., regarding the agreement to permanently waive the Incentive Distribution Rights held by The Williams Companies, Inc. (“WMB”) and convert WMB’s economic general partner interest into a non-economic interest $11,400
Jan 9, 2017 Closed Advised MSX International, Inc. on its sale to Bain Capital Europe, LLP NA
Jan 9, 2017 Closed Advised Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited on its acquisition of ARIAD Pharmaceuticals, Inc. $5,200
Jan 5, 2017 Closed Advised Gartner, Inc. on its acquisition of CEB, Inc. ~$3,300
Jan 4, 2017 Closed Advised the Conflicts Committee of the Board of Directors of DCP Midstream GP, LLC on the combination of all assets and debt of DCP Midstream Partners, LP and DCP Midstream, LLC $4,350
Jan 4, 2017 Closed Advised Fortuna Resources Holdings, LLC on the sale of a portion of its oil and natural gas assets in the Delaware Basin $118
Jan 3, 2017 Closed Advised the Conflicts Committee of the Board of Directors of Tallgrass MLP GP, LLC, the general partner of Tallgrass Energy Partners, LP, regarding the acquisition of Tallgrass Terminals, LLC and Tallgrass NatGas Operator, LLC from Tallgrass Development, LP $140

* Based on Thomson Reuters Rank Value or Bloomberg assigned value, where applicable.
** Equity value