Major Deal Withdrawls - 2012

Carl Icahn shows up twice among the top 10 jilted bidders

Major Deal Failures of 2012   
TargetBidderPrice ($bil)Attitude
Avon Products IncCoty US Inc12,809.3Unsolic.
NYSE EuronextDeutsche Boerse AG12,225.3Friendly
Southern Union CoThe Williams Cos Inc9,234.4Unsolic.
Illumina IncRoche Holding AG7,459.0Hostile
Oshkosh CorpCarl Icahn3,103.1Unsolic.
Commercial Metals CoIcahn Enterprises LP2,570.3Hostile
Procter & Gamble Co-PringlesDiamond Foods Inc2,517.6Friendly
RONA IncLowe's Cos Inc2,403.9Hostile
Hawker Beechcraft AcquisitionSuperior Aviation Beijing Co1,790.0Friendly
Georgia Gulf CorpWestlake Chemical Corp1,659.9Unsolic.
SemGroup CorpPlains All American Pipeline1,285.1Unsolic.
Prestige Brands Holdings IncGenomma Lab Internacional1,262.4Friendly
Schiff Nutrition Intl IncBayer HealthCare LLC1,178.1Friendly
DigitalGlobe IncGeoEye Inc1,060.7Unsolic.
TPC Group IncInnospec Inc927.8Friendly
Halla Climate Control CorpVisteon Korea Holdings Corp805.4Friendly
PharMerica CorpOmnicare Inc700.2Hostile
Appleton Papers IncHicks Acquisition Co II Inc675.0Friendly
Talison Lithium LtdRockwood Holdings Inc668.0Friendly
GlobeOp Financial Services SAGeo 3 & Co SCA652.7Friendly
Avery Dennison-Office,Consumer3M Co550.0Friendly
West Penn Allegheny Health SysHighmark Inc475.0Friendly
The Jones Group Inc-JeanswearDelta Galil Industries Ltd400.0Friendly
PLX Technology IncIntegrated Device Tech Inc319.3Friendly
ISTA Pharmaceuticals IncValeant Pharmaceuticals316.8Hostile

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