DEAL REASON EXPECTED PROCEEDS

KRAFT To help pay down parent $5 billion FOODS Philip Morris' $11 billion debt

PRUDENTIAL To raise capital for overseas $3.9 billion INSURANCE expansion and to beef up investment product

RELIANT Wants to enter the Texas $1.4 billion RESOURCES energy market, which deregulates in 2002

ACCENTURE The ex-Andersen Consulting $1 billion needs stock for acquisitions and employee options

Data: Thomson Financial Securities

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