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& Case Studies

Wynn Resorts, Limited’s follow-on equity offering

Date Announced:
03/16/2009

client:
Wynn Resorts, Limited

Status:
Closed – 03/01/2009

Value:
$210 million Read the case study

Financial advisor, co-manager and underwriter to Wynn Resorts on its $210 million follow-on equity offering

On March 17, 2009, Wynn Resorts, Limited (“Wynn”, Nasdaq: WYNN), one of the world’s leading developers, owners and operators of destination casino resorts, priced a public offering of 9,600,000 newly issued shares of its common stock. Including the overallotment option which was exercised, Wynn issued 11,040,000 shares, with total gross proceeds to Wynn of approximately $210 million. Wynn used the proceeds for general corporate purposes, including repayment of debt. Moelis & Company acted as financial advisor, co-manager and underwriter and had a key role in the transaction, originating and securing three anchor investors, which accounted for approximately 60% of the offering.

Westwood One, Inc.’s recapitalization

Date Announced:
03/02/2009

client:
Westwood One, Inc.

Status:
Closed – 04/01/2009

Value:
$316 million

Aleris International, Inc.’s DIP facility

Date Announced:
02/11/2009

client:
Aleris International, Inc.

Status:
Closed – 03/01/2009

Value:
$500 million New Money DIP Loan; $575 million ABL DIP Facility

University of Southern California’s acquisition of USC University Hospital and USC Norris Jr. Cancer Hospital from Tenet HealthSystem Medical, Inc.

Date Announced:
02/09/2009

client:
University of Southern California

Status:
Closed – 03/01/2009

Value:
$275 million

Motor Coach Industries International, Inc.’s Chapter 11 Reorganization

Date Announced:
01/27/2009

client:
Second Lien Agent of Motor Coach Industries International, Inc.

Status:
Closed – 04/01/2009

Value:
$463 million

Ashton Woods Homes' senior subordinated debt exchange offer, revolving credit facility and equity investment

Date Announced:
01/12/2009

client:
Ashton Woods Homes

Status:
Closed –

Value:
$125 million Exchange Offer, $95 million Revolving Credit Facility, $20 million Equity Investment

GE - Aviation’s sale of Aircraft Parts Corporation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Unison Industries LLC, a GE - Aviation business unit, to TransDigm Group Incorporated

Date Announced:
12/15/2008

client:
GE - Aviation

Status:
Closed – 12/01/2008

Value:
Undisclosed

The Estate of Martin Crowley’s sale of ownership interest in Caribbean Distillers Corporation, consisting primarily of The Patrón Spirits company, to co-founder John Paul DeJoria

Date Announced:
11/19/2008

client:
The Estate of Martin Crowley

Status:
Closed – 11/01/2008

Value:
Undisclosed

Taylor Nelson Sofres Plc.’s sale to WPP Group

Date Announced:
10/08/2008

client:
Taylor Nelson Sofres Plc.

Status:
Closed – 11/01/2008

Value:
£1.1 billion

Walter Industries, Inc.’s spin-off of Walter Mortgage Company and the merger of that business with Hanover Capital Mortgage Holdings

Date Announced:
09/29/2008

client:
Walter Industries, Inc.

Status:
Closed – 04/01/2009

Value:
Undisclosed

GE - Aviation’s divestiture of certain piston aircraft engine ignition products of Unison Industries LLC, a GE - Aviation business unit, to TransDigm Group Incorporated

Date Announced:
09/25/2008

client:
GE - Aviation

Status:
Closed – 09/01/2008

Value:
Undisclosed

MidCap Financial Holdings, LLC’s equity commitment from investor group

Date Announced:
09/14/2008

client:
MidCap Financial Holdings, LLC

Status:
Closed – 09/01/2008

Value:
$500 million

Global Tel*Link’s sale to Veritas Capital Fund Management, L.L.C. and GS Direct L.L.C.

Date Announced:
09/10/2008

client:
Global Tel*Link

Status:
Closed – 02/01/2009

Value:
$345 million

American Media, Inc.’s recapitalization

Date Announced:
08/25/2008

client:
American Media, Inc.

Status:
Closed – 02/02/2009

Value:
$1.1 billion

Pilot Travel Centers LLC’s DIP financing

Date Announced:
08/02/2008

client:
Pilot Travel Centers LLC

Status:
Closed – 08/01/2009

Value:
$100 million

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