Largest Mergers & Acquisitions

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Value (in millions)* Target Target Legal Adviser Acquirer Acquirer Legal Adviser
$8,700 Bausch & Lomb Inc.Rochester, NY Cleary Gottlieb Steen &
Hamilton; Stikeman Elliott
Valeant Pharmaceuticals
International Inc.
Madison
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom; Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
$5,000 Warner Chilcott PLC
Rockaway
Davis Polk & Wardwell; Arthur Cox; White & Case; Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton Actavis Inc.
Parsippany
 
Latham & Watkins; Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom; Matheson & Co.; Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson
$1,980 Rockwood Holding Inc.'s CeramTec ceramics business
Princeton
  Cinven
London
 
$1,400 NBC, CNBC
headquarters
NYC, Englewood Cliffs
  Comcast
Philadelphia
 
$1,100 Conceptus
Mountain View, CA
  Bayer HealthCare
Wayne
 
$1,000 Aragon
Pharmaceuticals Inc.
San Diego
Wilson, Sonsini, Goodrich & Rosati Johnson & Johnson
New Brunswick
 
$1,000 Managed Health Care Associates
Florham Park
Debevoise & Plimpton Roper Industries Group
Sarasota, FL
King & Spalding
$940.9 EnergySolutions Inc.
Salt Lake City, UT
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom; Sullivan & Cromwell Energy Capital Partners  II LLC
Short Hills
Latham & Watkins; Herbert Smith Freehills
$925 Common Pension Fund E real estate private equity funds — minority stake
Trenton
  NorthStar Realty Finance Corp., NorthStar Real Estate Income Trust Inc., Goldman Sachs Asset Management
Winnipeg, Canada
 
$700 Unilever Skippy brand, manufacturing facilities
Englewood Cliffs, Little Rock, AK, and Weifang, China
  Hormel Foods
Austin, MN
 
$650 Dominion Resources Inc. — three merchant power stations
Richmond, VA
  Energy Capital Partners
Short Hills
 
$542 ASD Americas Holding Corp.
Piscataway
 
  LIXIL Corp
Tokyo
Jones Day; Stikeman Elliott
$491.2 Zipcar Inc.
Boston
Latham & Watkins; Greenberg Traurig; Arnold & Porter; Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer Avis Budget Group Inc.
Parsippany
Kirkland & Ellis; Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton
$485.8 Omthera Pharmaceuticals Inc.
Bedminster
Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson; Covington & Burling AstraZeneca PLC
London
Davis Polk & Wardwell
$466.6 SeaCube Container Leasing Ltd.
Park Ridge
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom; Greenberg Traurig; Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson Ontario Teachers'
Pension Plan
Toronto
Sullivan & Cromwell; Stikeman Elliott
$402.9 Obagi Medical Products Inc.
Long Beach, CA
Jenner & Block; Davis Polk & Wardwell Valeant Pharmaceuticals
International Inc.
Bridgewater
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom
 
$340 RAE Systems Inc.
San Jose, CA
Shearman & Sterling
 
Honeywell International Inc.
Morris Township
Bingham McCutchen
 
$305 Uteron Pharma SA
Grâce-Hollogne,
Belgium
NautaDutilh; Allen & Overy Actavis Inc.
Parsippany
 
$262.5 AvalonBay Communities' Crystal House
Crystal City, VA
  Mack-Cali Realty Corp.
Edison
 
$244   Gregory Cogeneration
Power Plant
Corpus Christi, TX
  NRG Energy Inc.
Princeton
 
$195 Robert's American Gourmet Food
Sea Cliff, NY
  B&G Foods Inc.
Parsippany
 
$150 TransDigm Group
Cleveland, OH
  Whippany Actuation Systems
Whippany
 
$130.3 Sachtleben Chemie GmbH
Duisburg, Germany
 
Gleiss Lutz Rockwood Holdings Inc.
Princeton
Willkie Farr & Gallagher
$121 Brandywine Realty  Trust's Princeton Pike  Corporate Center
Lawrenceville
 
  Prism Capital Partners LLC
Bloomfield
 
 
$108 Global Futures and Forex
Grand Rapids, MI
  Gain Capital Holdings
Bedminster
 
$106 Phonix Armaturen-Werke
Volkmarsen, Germany
  Curtiss-Wright Corp.
Parsippany
 
$105 Zonare Medical
Systems
Mountain View, CA
  Mindray Medical
International
Mahwah
 
$90.6 Healthcare Corp. of America
Nashville
  Selway Capital
Acquisition Corp.
Englewood
 
$85 The James New York Hotel
New York City
  Prudential Real Estate Investors
Madison
Mayer Brown
$72.3 Mack-Cali Realty office building
Bridgewater
  Cole Corporate Income Trust
Phoenix
 
$71 Advance Realty's 445 South St. office building
Morristown
  China Construction America Inc.
Jersey City
 
$70 Dermot Co.'s Hamilton three-building apartment portfolio on West 107th Street
NYC
  The Orbach Group
Englewood Cliffs
 
$65.9 Somerset Hills Bancorp
Bernardsville
Windels Marx Lane &
Mittendorf
 
Lakeland Bancorp Inc.
Oak Ridge
Lowenstein Sandler
$61.3 Alterra at Overlook Ridge IA, IB
Revere, MA
  Mack-Cali Realty Edison  
$50 DrugDev Inc. — minority stake
Princeton
  INVESCO Asset
Management Ltd.
London
Jones Day
$40 MicroDose Therapeutx Inc.
Monmouth Junction
  Teva Pharmaceutical Industries
Petach Tikva, Israel
Vinson & Elkins
$35 iParty
Dedham, MA
  Party City
Rockaway
 
$34 The Village Shopping Center
New Providence
  Urstadt Biddle Properties Inc.
Greenwich, CT
 
$33 Hi-Mar Specialty Chemicals LLC
Milwaukee, WI
  Elementis Specialties Inc.
Jersey City
Weil Gotshal & Manges
$32.5 BankAsiana
Palisades Park
  Wilshire Bancorp Inc.
Los Angeles
 
$29.1 Marriott TownePlace Suites, Little Rock and Johnson, AK; Marriott Fairfield Inn, Jonesboro, AK; Aloft Hotel, Rogers, AK   Lightstone Value Plus REIT Inc.
Lakewood
 
$27.7 Dale Service Corp.
Baltimore, MD
  American Water Works Co. Inc. subsidiary Virginia American Water
Voorhees
 
$26.9 Hilltop Community
Bancorp Inc.
Summit
  Haven Bancorp
Westbury, NY
 
$26 Bracco Diagnostics — Healthcare Protective Products Division
Monroe Township
Greenberg Traurig Emergent BioSolutions Inc.
Rockville, MD
 
$21.2 Clement Pappas & Co. Inc.
Carney's Point
  Lassonde Industries Inc.
Rougemont, Canada
 
$21 SpringHill Suites by Marriott and Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott, W. Des Moines;  Courtyard by Marriott, Willoughby, OH   Lightstone Value Plus REIT Inc.
Lakewood
 
$20 Trump Plaza Hotel & Casino
Atlantic City
  Meruelo Group
Downey, CA
 
   Sources: Thomson Reuters data, New Jersey Law Journal reports.
* New Jersey deals of $20 million or more during the first six months of 2013.

 

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