- the holding company of the Vienna and Prague Stock Exchanges, together with Oesterreichische Kontrollbank Aktiengesellschaft, Austria's central financial and information service provider for the exporting sector and the capital market, in the sale of an approximately 70% stake in the Budapest Stock Exchange to the National Bank of Hungary.
in the $3.45 billion sale of Comdata Inc. to FleetCor Technologies Inc.
in its $2.9 billion acquisition of Lender Processing Services, a provider of integrated technology, data, and services to the U.S. mortgage lending industry. We also advised Thomas H. Lee Partners in its purchase of a 19% interest in a newly formed subsidiary of Fidelity that acquired both LPS and Fidelity’s existing ServiceLink business when the LPS acquisition closed, and advised Fidelity in its $800 million revolving and $1.1 billion term credit facilities and its $530 million common stock offering to finance the acquisition.
an alternative asset manager with $13.6 billion of assets under management, in the sale of a minority interest in Magnetar Capital Partners to an investment fund affiliated with Blackstone Alternative Asset Management.
in GE’s $20.4 billion offer to exchange Synchrony common stock for GE common stock, completing the separation of Synchrony from GE.
- in its strategic plan to sell most of GE Capital’s assets.
- in its $32 billion sale of its global Commercial Distribution Finance, North American Vendor Finance and North American Corporate Finance platforms to Wells Fargo & Co.
an insurance, investment, and financial solutions provider, in the $400 million senior unsecured notes offering by its direct, wholly owned subsidiary, Genworth Holdings Inc. Also advised Genworth on numerous other debt and equity offerings, including its $2.8 billion IPO (and related financings).
a provider of asset management, investment banking and capital markets services, in a $700 million credit facility.
- in its modified Dutch auction tender offer to repurchase up to $1.5 billion of its common stock, and the related $1.5 billion investment grade working capital facility and its $500 million notes offering.
in its $1.4 billion sale of substantially all of its assets, and transfer of substantially all of its liabilities to New Residential Investment Corp., a REIT focused on investments in residential mortgage-related assets.
- a provider of information and insight in energy, product lifecycle, security, environment and macroeconomics to global businesses, in its $13 billion merger of equals with Markit Limited, a global provider of financial information services to traders, portfolio managers, risk managers, and research professionals.
in its sale of approximately 50% of the portfolio companies held at the time by One Equity Partners (OEP), its principal private equity unit, to Lexington Partners, Inc. and AlpInvest Partners N.V.; and JPMorgan in the formation by OEP professionals of OEP Capital Advisors, L.P., a private equity investment advisory firm organized to manage the OEP portfolio companies that JPMorgan is retaining.
- in its $3.7 billion merger with global investment banking firm Jefferies Group in which it had a 28.6% stake.
- in its $750 million and $250 million investment grade senior notes offerings.
Citi as lead initial purchaser in OneMain Financial Inc.'s $760 million ABS bond offering backed by personal consumer loans. The transaction was OneMain's first-ever rated term securitization of personal loans (many of which are unsecured).
an independent financial advisory firm, in the combination of PJT Partners with the financial and strategic advisory services, restructuring and reorganization advisory services, and Park Hill fund placement businesses of Blackstone and the spin-out of the combined business to create an independent, publicly traded company.
Citi, as lead initial purchaser, in the $604.3 million ABS bond offering by Springleaf Finance Corporation, the consumer lending joint venture of Fortress Investment Group and AIG, backed by personal loans. The transaction was Springleaf’s first-ever securitization of personal loans (many of which are unsecured) and the first rated ABS offering of this type since 1998.
in its acquisition of Ryan Labs Asset Management, a manager of fixed income portfolios for institutional clients.
as 23% shareholder, in the $2 billion stock and cash sale of Sterling Financial Corp., a holding company for Sterling Savings Bank, to Umpqua Holdings Corp., Oregon’s largest bank.
a joint venture of Advent International and Fifth Third Bank and a leading credit, debit and gift card payment processor, in its $575 million initial public offering, and in more than $2.5 billion of secondary offerings of common stock (including a simultaneous secondary and stock repurchase).
- in its $18 billion merger of equals with Towers Watson & Co.
- in more than $2 billion of investment grade offerings and related tender offers, including, most recently, its $525 million investment grade notes offering to finance its tender offers for three series of outstanding notes issued by its subsidiary, Willis North America.