Rank Target TargetLocation Target Legal Advisers Acquirer Acquirer Location Acquirer Legal Advisers Value($ mil)
1 Zoetis Inc. N.J. Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom; LAWIN; Lee and Li Zoetis Inc. N.J. Davis Polk & Wardwell 13,248.54
2 Bausch & Lomb Inc. N.Y. Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton; Stikeman Elliott Valeant Pharmaceuticals N.J. Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom; Osler Hoskin & Harcourt; Arthur Cox 11,647.50
3 Warner Chilcott PLC N.J. Davis Polk & Wardwell; Arthur Cox; White & Case; Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton Actavis Inc. N.J. Latham & Watkins; Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom; Matheson Ormsby Prentice; Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson 8,488.08
4 Hess Corp.-Energy Marketing N.J. Kirkland & Ellis Direct Energy Business LLC Pa. Norton Rose Fulbright 1,200.00
5 Managed Health Care Associates N.J. Debevoise & Plimpton Roper Industries Inc. Fla. King & Spalding 1,000.00
6 Aragon Pharmaceuticals Inc. Calif. Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati Johnson & Johnson N.J. Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer; Ropes & Gray 1,000.00
7 EnergySolutions Inc. Utah Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom; Sullivan & Cromwell Energy Capital Partners II LLC N.J. Latham & Watkins; Herbert Smith Freehills 940.91
8 Optimer Pharmaceuticals Inc. N.J. Sullivan & Cromwell; Morgan Lewis & Bockius Cubist Pharmaceuticals Inc. Mass. Ropes & Gray 677.29
9 Three Power Plants—Dominion Resources Ill. Energy Capital Partners LLC N.J. Latham & Watkins 650.00
10 Rockwood Holdings Inc.-Rheology N.J. Hughes Hubbard & Reed; Willkie Farr & Gallagher; Perez Llorca Altana AG Foreign Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton; Hengeler Mueller; Gomez Acebo & Pombo 635.00
11 Unilever-Wish-Bone Salad Del. Pinnacle Foods Inc. N.J. Simpson Thacher & Bartlett 580.00
12 Maidenform Brands Inc. N.J. Davis Polk & Wardwell; White & Case Hanesbrands Inc. N.C. King & Spalding; Ropes & Gray 556.15
13 ASD Americas Holding Corp. N.J. Kirkland & Ellis LIXIL Corp. Foreign Jones Day; Stikeman Elliott 542.00
14 Zipcar Inc. Mass. Latham & Watkins; Greenberg Traurig; Arnold & Porter; Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer Avis Budget Group Inc. N.J. Kirkland & Ellis; Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton 512.47
15 Vital Signs Inc. N.J. CareFusion Corp. Calif. 500.00
16 Omthera Pharmaceuticals Inc. N.J. Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson; Covington & Burling AstraZeneca PLC Foreign Davis Polk & Wardwell 485.82
17 Rempex Pharmaceuticals Inc. Calif. Cooley LLP The Medicines Co. N.J. WilmerHale; White & Case 474.00
18 SeaCube Container Leasing Ltd. N.J. Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom; Greenberg Traurig; Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson OTPP Foreign Sullivan & Cromwell; Stikeman Elliott 466.63
19 Whiptail Inc. N.J. Cisco Systems Inc. Calif. Fenwick & West; Greenberg Traurig; Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe 415.00
20 Obagi Medical Products Inc. Calif. Jenner & Block; Davis Polk & Wardwell Valeant Pharmaceuticals N.J. Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom 402.94
21 CircuLite Inc. N.J. Heartware International Inc. Mass. Shearman & Sterling 350.00
22 RAE Systems Inc. Calif. Shearman & Sterling Honeywell International Inc. N.J. Bingham McCutchen 340.00
23 Bollinger Inc. N.J. Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Ill. 312.99
24 Uteron Pharma SA Foreign NautaDutilh; Allen & Overy Watson Pharmaceuticals Inc. N.J. 305.00
25 Airborne Systems Inc. N.J. Kirkland & Ellis TransDigm Group Inc. Ohio Baker & Hostetler LLP 250.00
26 Gregory Power Partners LP Texas NRG Energy Inc. N.J. Baker Botts LLP 244.00
27 Rochester Medical Corp. Minn. Dorsey & Whitney; Latham & Watkins CR Bard Inc. N.J. Weil Gotshal & Manges 236.44
28 ProFibrix BV Foreign Dechert; Loyens & Loeff The Medicines Co. N.J. WilmerHale; Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson 230.00
29 Greater China Fund Inc. N.J. Greater China Fund Inc. N.J. 212.65
30 Robert’s American Gourmet Food N.Y. Dechert B&G Foods Inc. N.J. 195.00
TOTAL $47,098.41
Source: Thomson Reuters Financial