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Darren G. Heil

J.P. Morgan Securities LLC
Managing Director, Corporate Finance Advisory
New York, NY, USA

Darren's practice is primarily focused on tax and M&A structuring.  Darren joined J.P. Morgan in 2008.  Previously, Darren worked at Bear Stearns and was a tax attorney at Cravath, Swaine & Moore.

Darren received his B.A. from the University of Chicago and his J.D. from Georgetown University Law.

Selected transactions:

  • Reynolds American's merger with Lorillard 
  • VTTI Energy Partners, IPO, Lead Bookrunner 
  • Comdata's sale to Fleetcor 
  • International Rectifier's sale to Infineon 
  • Chesapeake Energy's sale of Marcellus and Utica assets to Southwestern 
  • Wright Medical's merger with Tornier 
  • The Babock and Wilcox Company's proposed spin-off of BWX Technologies 
  • HealthSouth's acquisition of Encompass Home Health and Hospice 
  • Spin-off 
  • Hawaiian Electric Industries on its sale to NextEra Energy and spin-off of ASB Hawaii, Inc. 
  • Merck  & Co's acquisition of Cubist Pharmaceuticals 
  • Republic Services’ acquisition of Tervita, LLC 
  • SBA Communications's acquisition of TowerCo 
  • Citizens Republic Bancorp, Inc.'s merger with FirstMerit  $952mm (2012)
  • MIPS sale of patent properties to AST and acquisition by Imagination Technologies 
  • UnitedHealth's acquisition of Amil 
  • Trulia's acquisition of Market Leader 
  • Gannett Co., Inc.'s acquisition of Belo Corp. 
  • Vanguard's sale to Tenet 
  • Spin-off 
  • CapitalSource's merger with PacWest 
  • Emerson's sale of Embedded Computing & Power business 
  • IASIS Healthcare's sale of real estate of three hospitals to MPT 
  • Edison Mission Energy's sale to NRG Energy, Inc. 
  • Exelis' proposed spin-off of Exelis Mission Systems 
  • Fiat SpA's merger with Chrysler Group LLC 
  • Johnson & Johnson's sale of Ortho Clinical Diagnostics to Carlyle 
  • Forest Oil's reverse merger with Sabine Oil & Gas 
  • Merck's sale of Consumer Care Business to Bayer AG 
  • PHH Corporation's sale of PHH Arval to Element Financial   ? 
  • Riverstone's merger of RJS Power Holdings with PPL Energy Supply 
  • Submission of a restructuring and acquisition plan to EFIH 
  • Northwestern Mutual's sale of Russell to London Stock Exchange Group 
  • Unilever's sale of slimfast to Kainos Capital 
  • Whiting Petroleum Corporation's acquisition of Kodiak Oil & Gas Corporation 
  • xpedx's merger with Unisource Worldwide 
  • Martin Marietta's acquisition of Texas Industries 
  • Foster Wheeler's sale to AMEC 
  • Jabil Circuit's sale of Aftermarket Services subsidiary to iQor 
  • Ingersoll Rand's spin-off of Allegion 
  • LegacyTexas's merger with ViewPoint Financial 
  • Premier, Inc., IPO, Lead Bookrunner 
  • Dell's sale to Michael Dell and Silver Lake 
  • Corning's acquisition of Samsung Corning Precision Materials from Samsung 
  • Plains GP Holdings, IPO, Joint Bookrunner 
  • Murphy Oil's spin-off of Murphy USA 
  • Dell's sale to Michael Dell and Silver Lake 
  • Activision Blizzard's $8.2bn recap/share redemption from Vivendi 
  • Envision Pharmaceutical Services's sale to TPG 
  • Split-off 
  • Fidelity National Financial's acquisition of Lender Processing Services 
  • Meritor's sale of Suspensys to Randon S.A  
  • MetroPCS's merger with T-Mobile USA 
  • Silver Lake's LBO of Dell 
  • Jabil Circuit's acquisition of Nypro Inc 
  • Ingersoll Rand's proposed spin-off of its security businesses 
  • Baxter International's acquisition of Gambro 
  • Wright Medical Group's acquisition of BioMimetic Therapeutics 
  • Cytec Industries's sale of Coating Resins business to Advent International 
  • UnitedHealth Group's merger with Amil  $4.9bn (2012)
  • MetroPCS's merger with T-Mobile  $35bn (2012)
  • GP Investments, Ltd.'s sale of Fogo de Chão Churrascaria LLC to Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P. 
  • ConocoPhillips on its spin-off of Phillips66 

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