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Julie Cohen
Director of Marketing and Communications
212.701.3614
jcohen@cahill.com

Cahill Represents Deutsche Bank in Acquisition of Topps Company, Inc. by the Tornante Company and Madison Dearborn Partners

Date: 03/06/07

The Topps Company, Inc. (Nasdaq:TOPP) announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by Michael Eisner's The Tornante Company LLC and Madison Dearborn Partners, LLC, a leading private equity firm. Under the terms of the agreement, Topps stockholders will receive $9.75 per share in cash, for a total transaction value of approximately $385.4 million.

Cahill is representing Deutsche Bank in connection with its role as lender and agent bank for the financings necessary to consummate such acquisition.

Julie Cohen
Director of Marketing and Communications
212.701.3614
jcohen@cahill.com