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Centerview Partners Acts as Financial Advisor to Hillshire Brands in Pinnacle Foods Acquisition

Paul, Weiss is advising Centerview Partners as financial advisor to The Hillshire Brands Company in its agreement to acquire Pinnacle Foods Inc. in a cash and stock transaction. Each share of Pinnacle Foods common stock will be exchanged for $18.00 in cash and 0.50 shares of Hillshire Brands common stock. The total enterprise value of the transaction is approximately $6.6 billion, including Pinnacle Foods' outstanding net debt.

The Paul, Weiss team included corporate partners Ariel Deckelbaum and Robert Schumer and counsel Joel Karansky.

May 12, 2014

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