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Early 20th century Ledgers from the Accounts Current series, held by The Rothschild Archive

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22 October 2014
First State Investments' acquisition of EVG

Rothschild has acted as M&A and debt adviser to funds advised by First State Investments Fund Management on the acquisition of 100% of Erdgasversorgungsgesellschaft Thüringen-Sachsen from entities owned by E.ON and VNG Verbundnetz Gas.

20 October 2014
Close Brothers Group’s sale of Close Brothers Seydler Bank AG to Oddo & Cie

Rothschild has acted as the sole financial adviser to Close Brothers Group Plc on the sale of Close Brothers Seydler Bank AG, a leading provider of equity and debt capital markets services, securities trading and research primarily in the German SME space, to Oddo & Cie for a gross cash consideration of €46 million.

20 October 2014
Koelliker’s restructuring of €170m financial indebtedness

Rothschild has acted as the exclusive financial adviser to Koelliker Group, the leading independent car importer in Italy, on the restructuring of its c. €170 million financial indebtedness.

17 October 2014
PHS Group Plc’s £945m restructuring

Rothschild has acted as the sole financial adviser to PHS, the UK’s leading provider of contracted route-based workplace services, in relation to the restructuring of the group’s £945 million debt facilities.

17 October 2014
Priory Group’s £223m sale and leaseback of six hospitals to M&G

Rothschild has acted as financial adviser to The Priory Group, the UK’s leading independent provider of mental health and specialist care services, on the sale and leaseback of six flagship real estate assets to the M&G Secured Property Income Fund, part of M&G Investments, a leading international asset manager, for a total asset value of £223 million.

13 October 2014
Publicis and Matomy’s strategic partnership to create the world leading, performance based, digital advertising enterprise

Rothschild has acted as the exclusive financial adviser to the core shareholders of Matomy Media Group Ltd., the performance based advertising technology company, headquartered in Israel, in connection with the strategic partnership with Publicis Groupe. 

Publicis became Matomy’s largest shareholder following the acquisition of 20.0% of the share capital of the Company, with the option to acquire a further 4.9% of Matomy’s shares at a price of 227 pence per share.

The Transaction price was based on Matomy's market cap of $327 million.

10 October 2014
Porterbrook Leasing Company’s sale to a consortium comprising of AIMCo, Allianz, EDF and Hastings

Rothschild has acted as joint financial adviser to iCON Infrastructure LLP, Antin Infrastructure Partners and OPSEU Pension Trust on the sale of Porterbrook Leasing Company to a consortium comprising of Alberta Investment Management Corporation, Allianz Capital Partners, Electricité de France Invest and Hastings Fund Management.

9 October 2014
Atlantic Express’ sale of substantially all assets

Rothschild has acted as the sole financial adviser to Atlantic Express Transportation Corp., the fourth largest contractor by revenue in the US student transportation market, on its Chapter 11 restructuring of $195 million of pre-petition obligations.

Rothschild advised the Company on the assessment of strategic alternatives prior to filing for bankruptcy, its Chapter 11 strategy, and ultimately a section 363 sale process.

9 October 2014
Vinci Park’s refinancing through a €950m bond issue and €300m unsecured RCF

Rothschild has advised VINCI Park and its shareholders Ardian, Predica and Vinci Concessions through their common holding, Infra Foch, on the refinancing of the initial debt package, implemented in May 2014, for the acquisition of the Company through a €950 million inaugural dual tranche bond issue and the renegotiation of a €300 million unsecured Revolving Credit Facilities.

9 October 2014
Apax’s recommended cash offer for Exact for an equity value of €730m

Rothschild is acting as financial adviser to Exact Holding N.V., a leading global supplier of cloud and on-premises business software listed on Euronext Amsterdam, and its Board of Directors, in connection with the recommended public offer for the entire issued share capital of the Company by funds advised by Apax Partners for €32 per share.

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