Sysco and US Foods announced an agreement to merge. The value of the transaction is approximately $8.2 billion. Goldman is serving as financial advisor to Sysco.
Devon Energy Cannounced Morgan Stanley and Goldman, Sachs & Co. served as financial advisors in a transaction in which it will acquire GeoSouthern Energy’s assets in an Eagle Ford oil play for $6 billion in cash.
Shire and ViroPharma announced the companies have entered into a merger agreement in which Shire will acquire all the outstanding shares of ViroPharma. Lazard and Morgan Stanley are acting as joint financial advisors to Shire.
Alcatel-Lucent USA has entered into amendments to its senior secured credit facilities in a syndication managed by Credit Suisse AG and Goldman Sachs Bank USA.