$815 million term loan B refinancing of Suddenlink’s existing term loan facilities

Paul Hastings LLP has advised Goldman Sachs and Deutsche Bank as lead arrangers and bookrunners on the $815 million term loan B refinancing of Suddenlink’s existing term loan facilities. Suddenlink is the 7th largest US cable operator with approximately 1.5 million subscribers. The Paul Hastings team was led by partners Peter Schwartz (Picture) and Luke […]

Thomas Cook’s €750 Million High Yield Bond Offering

Shearman & Sterling advised Merrill Lynch International, DNB Markets, Lloyds Bank, Société Générale, Barclays, BNP Paribas, Citigroup, Credit Industriel et Commercial, Credit Suisse, KBC, Morgan Stanley, RBS and UniCredit on Thomas Cook’s €750 million high yield bond offering. The offering comprised €750 million of 6.25% senior notes due 2022. The proceeds of the offering will […]

Blackstone’s Acquisition of OfficeFirst

Simpson Thacher has advised Blackstone Real Estate Partners Europe IV in connection with the announced acquisition of OfficeFirst Immobilien AG, a leading office-focused German real estate business, from IVG Immobilien AG. OfficeFirst controls a 1.4 million square meter predominantly office portfolio, the vast majority of which is located in Germany’s top six office markets – […]

Charterhouse Capital Partners X’s €2.3 Billion Raising

Simpson Thacher represented Charterhouse Capital Partners in connection with all aspects of the fund raising for Charterhouse Capital Partners X (“CCP X”), a €2.3 billion private equity fund which held a final closing. CCP X will invest in mid-to-large market buyouts in Western Europe. The Simpson Thacher team advising Charterhouse included Gareth Earl (Picture), Jason […]