Yum! Brands $1.97 Billion Senior Secured Refinancing Term Loan Facility

Davis Polk advised (i) the joint lead arranger, administrative agent and collateral agent, the joint lead arrangers and joint bookrunners and the documentation agent in connection with a $1.97 billion senior secured refinancing term B loan credit facility for KFC Holding Co., Pizza Hut Holdings, LLC and Taco Bell of America, LLC, domestic subsidiaries of […]

Grupo Bimbo, S.A.B de C.V.’s $500 Million Notes Offering

Skadden, Galicia Abogados, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton and Ritch, Mueller, Heather y Nicolau advised on the transaction Grupo Bimbo, S.A.B de C.V. executed an offering of $500 Million 5,950% Perpetual Notes. Citigroup Global Markets Inc., HSBC Securities (USA) Inc., J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated and Santander Investment Securities […]

GI Partners’ Acquisition of Consilio and Advanced Discovery

Jefferies served as exclusive financial advisor and Paul Hastings acted as legal advisor to GI Partners. BlackArch Partners represented Advanced Discovery as its exclusive financial advisor. Harris Williams represented Consilio as its exclusive financial advisor. GI Partners, a leading private investment firm, announced today that it will acquire Consilio, a global leader in eDiscovery, document […]

First Reserve’s Acquisition of CHA Consulting

Simpson Thacher is representing First Reserve in connection with its acquisition of CHA Consulting, Inc. from Long Point Capital. First Reserve executed the acquisition of CHA Consulting, Inc. from Long Point Capital. CHA provides a wide range of design, engineering and consulting services to customers across a variety of end markets including utility infrastructure, energy, […]

Morgan Stanley’s €168 Million Senior Notes Offering

Davis Polk advised Morgan Stanley in connection with its SEC-registered global offering of €168 million aggregate principal amount of floating-rate senior notes due 2020. The Davis Polk corporate team included partner Christopher S. Schell (Picture) and associate Vidal Vanhoof. The tax team included partner Po Sit and associate Andrew A. Smith. Involved fees earner: Christopher […]

Tenneco’s Financing for the Acquisition of Federal-Mogul

Simpson Thacher advised JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A. and Barclays Bank PLC as joint lead arrangers and joint bookrunners in connection with committed financing for Tenneco Inc. (“Tenneco”) to finance Tenneco’s announced acquisition of Federal-Mogul LLC (“Federal-Mogul”) from Icahn Enterprises L.P. for a total consideration of $5.4 billion to be funded through cash, Tenneco equity and […]

$1.08 Billion Financing for Inovalon’s Acquisition of ABILITY Network

Davis Polk advised the lead arranger and administrative agent in connection with a $980 million term facility and a $100 million revolving facility for Inovalon, the proceeds of which were used to finance Inovalon’s acquisition of ABILITY Network and refinance certain of its existing credit facilities. Morgan Stanley Senior Funding, Inc. (“MSSF”) aced as Administrative […]

American Axle Manufacturing, Inc.’s $400 Million Notes Offering

Shearman & Sterling represented American Axle Manufacturing, Inc. (AAM), along with its parent and certain subsidiary guarantors, in connection with its filing of a post-effective amendment to its registration statement and subsequent shelf takedown of $400 million aggregate principal amount of 6.25% senior notes due 2026, and its concurrent tender offer and consent solicitation for […]