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M&A Week in Review

Figures provided by Dealogic Week beginning November 29

-Total US-targeted announced dollar volume last week: $6.3 billion

-15 deals over $50 million, excluding buybacks

-Largest announced deal of the week: Merrill Lynch agreed to acquire US auto loans from Mitsubishi Motors Credit of America, a unit of Mitsubishi Motors

Top Five Announced Deals of the Week

Ann Date      Target                 Target Adv      Acquiror              Acquiror Adv   Value

Nov 27          Mitsubishi                                      Merrill Lynch        Merrill Lynch         $2000 million

                      Motors Credit                                & Co Inc

                      of America Inc   

Nov 29          IESI Corp           BMO Nesbitt      BFI Canada            CIBC World           $930 million

                                                  Burns, CSFB       Income Fund          Markets, HSBC


Dec 2            Eye Care             Merrill Lynch     Moulin Int   

                      Centers of           Banc of               Holdings/Golden     JP Morgan            $450 million

                      America              America               Gate Capital


Nov 29          LCOR Inc           Eastdil Realty      Mack-Cali                                                $329 million

                                                                                 Realty Corp                                                           

Nov 29           Definity Health   Morgan            UnitedHealth                                           $300 million

                       Corp                      Stanley             Group

Top Five Completed Deals of the Week

Compl Date      Target                    Target Adv      Acquiror         Acquiror Adv           Value

Nov 30               WellPoint Health   UBS, Lehman   Anthem Inc     Goldman Sachs     $23515 million

                           Networks                 Brothers                                      Banc of America


Dec 1                  Millennium            CSFB,                 Lyondell            Citigroup               $2869 million

                            Chemicals              Citigroup           Chemical Co

Nov 30                Advanced Fibre     Bear Stearns    Tellabs Inc         CSFB                    $1558 million

                            Comms Inc

Nov 30                 Dana Corp            CSFB,                    Cypress           Citigroup             $1025 million

                                                             Goldman Sachs   Group LLC

Nov 30                  NUI Corp              CSFB, Berenson   AGL               Morgan Stanley   $826 million


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