$600 Million Financing for Fisterra Energy

Paul Hastings, Ritch, Mueller, Heather y Nicolau, Thompson & Knight, Milbank and Galicia Abogados advised on the deal Fisterra Energy, a company majority owned by Blackstone’s (NYSE: BX) energy-focused private equity fund, Blackstone Energy Partners, and global private equity fund, Blackstone Capital Partners, today announced it has achieved a financial closing for the Tierra Mojada […]

Contact Gold Corp.’s Subscription Receipt Financing, Business Combination and Acquisition of Carlin Trend Properties

Cassels Brock represented Contact Gold Corp. on this transaction Contact Gold Corp. (previously named Winwell Ventures Inc.) completed its business combination with Carlin Opportunities Inc. by way of a court approved statutory plan of arrangement under the Business Corporations Act (British Columbia) and the subsequent acquisition of a portfolio of 2,762 unpatented mining claims distributed […]

Breaking Data Corp.’s $5 Million Subscription Receipt Financing

Wildeboer Dellelce LLP acted for the agents in connection with the Offering Breaking Data Corp. (“Breaking Data”) completed the second tranche of a private placement (the “Offering”) of subscription receipts for aggregate gross proceeds of $1 million. Together with the first tranche of the Offering, which closed on March 17, 2017, Breaking Data has issued […]

PolyOne Corporation’s Acquisition of The Rutland Group

Ulmer & Berne, Jones Day and Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados advised on the deal The Riverside Company finaliszed the sale of The Rutland Group to PolyOne Corporation, a premier provider of specialized polymer materials, services and solutions. Rutland, headquartered in Pineville, North Carolina, is a leading specialty company serving the apparel and specialty industrial […]

TouchBistro’ $16.3 million Series C Preferred Share financing.

Wildeboer Dellelce LLP acted for BDC IT Venture Fund in connection with the financing. TouchBistro completed a $16.3 million Series C Preferred Share financing. The Series C financing was led by U.S.-based Napier Park Financial Partners and Japan’s Recruit Group. They were joined by BDC IT Venture Fund, Relay Ventures, Kensington Capital Partners and other […]

Walgreens Boots Alliance’s $5.175 billion Acquisition of Rite Aid Corporation 2,186 stores and three distribution centers

Skadden is advising Rite Aid Corporation on the transaction The consideration for the transaction will be $5.175 billion in cash, the assumption by Walgreens Boots Alliance of the related real estate leases and the grant of an option to Rite Aid, exercisable through May 2019 and subject to certain conditions, to become a member of […]

$1.35 Billion Financing for Digicel

Davis Polk, Consortium Legal, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman and Arias advised on the transaction Citi—as joint book runner with JPMorgan, and co-lead arranger with JPMorgan, Barclays, Credit Suisse and Deutsche Bank—finalized a $1.35 billion three-tranche syndicated loan facility for Digicel International Finance Limited. The financing was comprised of a Term A loan worth roughly $300 […]

Weyerhaeuser sale of Uruguay timberlands and manufacturing business to a consortium led by BTG Pactual’s Timberland Investment Group for $402.5 million in cash

Proskauer Rose LLP, Posadas, Posadas & Vecino and Ferrere advised on the deal Weyerhaeuser Company (NYSE: WY) finalized the agreement to sell its timberlands and manufacturing business in Uruguay to a consortium led by BTG Pactual’s Timberland Investment Group (TIG), including other long-term institutional investors, for $402.5 million in cash. The company anticipates it will […]

$500 Million Loan for Banco do Brasil S.A.

Andrews Kurth Kenyon, Dias Carneiro, Harney Westwood & Riegels, Linklaters, Campos Mello and Travers Thorp advised on the transaction Inter-American Investment Corporation (“IIC”), in its capacity as a lender and as agent acting on behalf of the Inter-American Development Bank (“IDB”), closed on a US$500 million unsecured A/B loan facility to Banco do Brasil S.A. […]

Immune Pharmaceuticals Inc.’s Acquisition of the rights to Ceplene from Meda A.B.

Pearl Cohen represented Immune Pharmaceuticals Inc. in its transaction to acquire the rights to Ceplene from Meda A.B., now part of Mylan, a global healthcare company. Ceplene, an advanced drug to treat leukemia, has been shown in clinical studies to prevent leukemic relapses in patients in remission. Immune Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company, […]