Gilead’s $567 Million Acquisition of Cell Design Labs

Citi acted as financial advisor and Cooley LLP acted as legal advisor to Cell Design Labs in connection with the transaction. Cell Design Labs, Inc., a privately-held biotechnology company developing disruptive CAR-T and T cell receptor (TCR) therapies, announced today that Gilead Sciences (Nasdaq:GILD) has agreed to acquire Cell Design Labs in a structured buy […]

Global Atlantic Financial Group’s reinsurance of approximately $9 billion of fixed annuities and other spread-based reserves of Talcott Resolution

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP is advising Global Atlantic Financial Group on the reinsurance of approximately $9 billion of fixed annuities and other spread-based reserves of Talcott Resolution, The Hartford’s run-off life and annuity businesses, following The Hartford’s sale of Talcott Resolution. Global Atlantic Financial Group, through its subsidiaries, offers a broad range of retirement, life […]

Boeing’s Acquisition of Aurora Flight Sciences

Perkins Coie represented Boeing on the deal Boeing [NYSE: BA] completed the acquisition of Aurora Flight Sciences, a world-class innovator, developer and manufacturer of advanced aerospace platforms and autonomous systems. Aurora will operate under Boeing Engineering, Test & Technology as a subsidiary called Aurora Flight Sciences, A Boeing Company. It will retain an independent operating […]

Hess Infrastructure Partners’s $800 Million High‑Yield Senior Notes Offering

Cravath represented the initial purchasers, led by J.P. Morgan Securities, Citigroup, Wells Fargo Securities, Morgan Stanley and Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, in connection with the $800 million 144A/Reg. S high‑yield senior notes offering of Hess Infrastructure Partners LP and Hess Infrastructure Partners Finance Corporation. Hess Infrastructure Partners is the owner of various operating companies that […]

Ardmore Shipping Corporation’s Secondary Public Offering

Perkins Coie represented Ardmore Shipping Corporation on the offering Ardmore Shipping Corporation (NYSE: ASC) (“Ardmore” or the “Company”) today announced that GA Holdings LLC (the “Selling Shareholder”) has priced an underwritten public offering of 5,579,978 shares of the Company’s common stock at a public offering price of $8.10 per share. The Company has granted the […]

Atento S.A.’s $127.3 Million Secondary Offering

Kirkland & Ellis, Souza, Cescon, Barrieu & Flesch Advogados, NautaDutilh, Arendt & Medernach, Davis Polk & Wardwell and Lefosse advised on the transaction Atento S.A. (NYSE: ATTO), the largest provider of customer relationship management and business process outsourcing solutions (CRM BPO) in Latin America and among the top five providers worldwide, announced today the closing […]

Nellson Nutraceutical’s acquisition of Genysis Brand Solutions Inc.

Antares Holdings provided Nellson with fully committed credit facilities sufficient to close the transaction. Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP acted as legal counsel to Nellson. Houlihan Lokey acted as financial advisor to Genysis. Nellson Nutraceutical, LLC (Nellson), a leading North American formulator and manufacturer of branded and private-label nutritional bar and functional powder […]

Bain Capital Ventures and Silversmith Capital Partners’ Acquisition of Swift Prepaid Solutions

Choate advised Silversmith Capital Partners on the deal Silversmith Capital Partners and Bain Capital Ventures have partnered to acquire Swift Prepaid Solutions, a leading provider of prepaid solutions for global incentive and reward programs. Initially founded as a non-bank issuer of Visa and Mastercard prepaid cards, today Swift distributes millions of payments annually on behalf […]

Northern States Power Company (Wisconsin)’s $100 Million Mortgage Bond Offering

Hunton & Williams LLP advised the underwriters on an SEC-registered offering by Northern States Power Company, a Wisconsin corporation (NSPW) of $100 million aggregate principal amount of 3.75% First Mortgage Bonds, Series due December 1, 2047. Credit Suisse and Morgan Stanley acted as Joint Book-Running Managers. NSPW was incorporated in 1901 under the laws of […]

Banco Santander’s $528 Million Sale of TotalBank to Banco de Crédito e Inversiones

Cravath is representing Banco Santander in connection with the transaction. Banco Popular Español S.A. (“Popular”), a wholly owned subsidiary of Banco Santander S.A. (“Santander”), today announces that it has agreed to sell TotalBank to Banco de Crédito e Inversiones (“BCI”). BCI will acquire TotalBank for a consideration of approximately $528 million, subject to regulatory approvals […]