Accuray 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
Associated Bank Corp—$155 million senior notes offering; $65 million offering of preferred equity/depositary shares; $500 million senior and subordinated notes offering; $100 million offering of preferred equity/depository shares
First Business Financial Services, Inc.—Acquisition of Aslin Group, Inc. (Alterra Bank); $15 million private placement of subordinated notes
County Bancorp, Inc.—Initial public offering
Kohl’s Corporation—$650 million senior notes offering
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
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