Accuracy Incorporated — Local counsel in connection with $277 million acquisition of TomoTherapy Incorporated
Alliant Energy Corporate Services, Inc. — $75 million private placement of senior notes
Appleton Papers Inc. — $810 million ESOP buy-out of Arjo Wiggins Appleton p.l.c.; $335 million debt refinancing transaction
ARI Network Services, Inc. — $4.6 million secondary offering of common stock; representation in successfully concluded proxy contest; $140 million acquisition of TrueWind Capital Management, LLC
Associated Bank Corp. — $155 million senior notes offering; $500 million senior and subordinated notes offering; multiple offerings equal to $365 million in aggregate of preferred equity/depository shares
First Business Financial Services, Inc. — Acquisition of Aslin Group, Inc. (Alterra Bank); $15 million private placement of subordinated notes; $32.5 million private placement of subordinated notes and preferred equity
County Bancorp, Inc. — Initial public offering
Kohl’s Corporation — $650 million senior notes offering; $500 million senior notes offering; $1 billion tender offer; Client-favorable outcomes in consecutive activist campaigns/proxy contest
ManpowerGroup Inc. — Acquisition of Right Management Consultants, Inc.; Euronote offerings
Marshall & Ilsley Corporation — $4.1 billion acquisition by Bank of Montreal; $1.7 billion TARP financing; $1.4 billion in aggregate equity financings; Acquisitions of Mississippi Valley Bancshares, Inc., Gold Banc Corporation, Inc., and First Indiana Corporation; Separation from Metavante Corp.
Marshall & Ilsley Trust Company — Asset purchase and sale transactions
Midwest Air Group, Inc. — Defense of hostile offer by AirTran Holdings, Inc.; Subsequent sale to TPG Capital, L.P.
Modine Manufacturing Company — $86 million secondary offering of common stock
Robert W. Baird & Co. Incorporated — Underwriter’s counsel in secondary offerings of common stock of Douglas Dynamics, Inc., Commercial Vehicle Group Inc., Rosetta Stone Inc. and Sonic Foundry, Inc.
School Specialty, Inc. — Sale to Bain Capital Partners, LLC (terminated); $200 million convertible subordinated debt offering; $157 million convertible subordinated debt exchange; $270 million credit facility refinancing
SharpSpring, Inc. — $10 million secondary offering of common stock; $27 million offering of common stock by selling stockholders; $15 million offering of common stock; $240 million acquisition by Constant Contact, Inc.
Shopko Stores, Inc. — Sale to Goldner Hawn Johnson & Morrison Inc. (terminated); Subsequent sale to Sun Capital Partners, Inc.
Wisconsin Power and Light Company — Wisconsin counsel in connection with $250 million debentures offering