Americold Realty Trust’s $833.5 Million Initial Public Offering

Sidley represented BofA Merrill Lynch, J.P. Morgan, RBC Capital Markets and the other underwriters in the $833.5 million initial public offering of Americold Realty Trust (NYSE: COLD), the world’s largest owner and operator of temperature-controlled warehouses, that priced on January 18, 2018. Americold Realty Trust finalized the pricing of its initial public offering of 45,300,000 […]

Toll Brothers’ $400 million registered senior notes offering

Cravath represented Toll Brothers in connection with a $400 million registered senior notes offering, guaranteed by Toll Brothers, Inc. and certain of its subsidiaries. Toll Brothers, Inc. designs, builds, markets and arranges financing for detached and attached homes in luxury residential communities. The transaction closed on January 22, 2018. The company, led by Robert I […]

Arcapita Investment Management US’s $100 Million Acquisition of Caltius Equity Partners’ Interest in MC Sign, LLC

DLA Piper represented private equity firm Caltius Equity Partners in the sale of its equity interest in national sign and lighting provider MC Sign, LLC to an affiliate of alternative investment manager Arcapita Investment Management US Inc. The transaction was valued at more than US$100 million. Caltius Equity, which invests in middle-market companies with a […]

Vectrus’s $36 Million Acquisition of SENTEL Corporation

Faegre Baker Daniels advised Vectrus, Inc. in its $36 million acquisition of SENTEL Corporation. The deal advances Vectrus’ strategy of being a leader in converging physical and digital infrastructure markets. The acquisition also furthers the company’s logistics, information-technology, and technical solutions capabilities, while expanding Vectrus’ client base. SENTEL, headquartered in Alexandria, VA, has over 600 […]

Carr Properties’ sale of 1255 23rd St. NW

Stroock represented private real estate investment trust Carr Properties in the deal 1255 23rd St. NW is a 341,000-square-foot West End office building with multiple tenants, including the Humane Society of the United States. Carr entered into a joint venture in 2011 to purchase the building. Extensive renovations and upgrades were performed on the building, […]

FirstEnergy Corp.’s $2.5 billion Raising in a Private Stock offering from a group led by activist investor Elliott Management Corp. and private-equity firm Bluescape

Bracewell LLP represented Bluescape in its investment in the mandatory convertible preferred equity issued by FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) (“FirstEnergy”). FirstEnergy secured a $2.5 billion investment in the company that includes $1.62 billion in mandatory convertible preferred equity and $850 million of common equity. As part of this transaction, C. John Wilder, executive chairman of […]

Freestone Capital Management’s Agreement with Owens Realty Mortgage, Inc. (ORM) for Share Repurchase

Olshan client Freestone Capital Management, LLC (together with certain affiliates, “Freestone”) has entered into an agreement with Owens Realty Mortgage, Inc. (“ORM”). Under the agreement, ORM agreed to purchase all of the shares beneficially owned by Freestone for $19.25 per share. Pursuant to the agreement, Freestone has agreed to certain customary standstill provisions for a […]

Hammond, Kennedy, Whitney & Company’s Acquisition of GCR, Inc.

Taft advised Hammond, Kennedy, Whitney & Company, Inc. (HKW) in its acquisition of GCR, Inc. Hammond, Kennedy, Whitney & Company, Inc. (“HKW”) announced that it closed on the acquisition of GCR, Inc. (“GCR” or “Company”) on December 21, 2017. GCR, headquartered in New Orleans, LA, provides professional services and software products to public sector clients. […]

Merlin Energy’s multi-million dollar financing transaction

Orrick represented Merlin Energy, Inc., an international energy company focused on oil and natural gas exploration and production, in a multi-million dollar financing transaction which has broad implications for the Mexican oil and gas industry. We guided our client in the negotiation and implementation of the first ever Mexican overriding royalty interest for certain onshore […]

Mexichem Ethylene Holding Corp.’s Acquisition of Sylvin Technologies, Inc

Blank Rome represented Sylvin Technologies, Inc., a specialty plastics manufacturer, in its sale to Mexichem Ethylene Holding Corp., a wholly owned subsidiary of Mexichem S.A, B. de C.V., a publicly traded Mexican company. Mexichem, S.A.B. de C.V. (BMV: MEXCHEM*) (“The Company” or “Mexichem”) announced that it has acquired Sylvin Technologies Inc., a niche PVC compounds […]

Morgan Stanley’s $7.5 Billion Senior Notes Offering

Davis Polk advised Morgan Stanley in connection with its SEC-registered global offering of $7.5 billion aggregate principal amount of senior notes, consisting of $2 billion floating-rate notes due 2021, $2.5 billion fixed-rate notes due 2023 and $3 billion fixed-to-floating-rate notes due 2029. The Davis Polk corporate team included partner Christopher S. Schell (Picture) and associates […]