Jones Energy’s $450 Million Senior Secured Notes Offering

Baker Botts represented the Issuers in the offering and the credit facility amendment. On February 14, 2018, Jones Energy Holdings, LLC (“JEH LLC”) and Jones Energy Finance Corp. (together with JEH LLC, the “Issuers”), each a subsidiary of Jones Energy, Inc. (NYSE: JONE), completed a private offering to eligible purchasers of $450 million in aggregate […]

Acuity Brands’ Acquisition of Lucid Design Group

Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati advised Lucid Design Group in the transaction. Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE: AYI) today announced it has acquired Lucid Design Group, Inc. (Lucid), an Oakland, CA-based provider of building analytics through its industry-leading BuildingOS® business intelligence platform. The Company believes the combination of Lucid’s BuildingOS platform and Acuity Brands’ large installed […]

Celgene $4.5 Billion Notes Offering

Davis Polk advised the joint book-running managers and representatives of the several underwriters on an SEC-registered offering by Celgene Corporation of $500 million aggregate principal amount of 2.875% senior notes due 2021, $1 billion aggregate principal amount of 3.250% senior notes due 2023, $1.5 billion aggregate principal amount of 3.900% senior notes due 2028 and […]

TrueBridge Capital Partners’ fifth venture capital fund-of-funds $450 Million Fundraising

Choate recently advised TrueBridge Capital Partners on the formation of its fifth venture capital fund-of-funds. Closing at $450 million, “Truebridge Capital Partners Fund V, L.P.”, exceeded its original target by $75 million. With this latest fund TrueBridge now manages over $2.2 billion in assets. Since its founding in 2007, TrueBridge has maintained its strategy of […]

Charles River Laboratories International’s $800 million acquisition of MPI Research Inc.

Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC is acting as the exclusive financial advisor to Charles River. Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP is acting as Charles River’s transactional legal counsel and Axinn, Veltrop & Harkrider LLP is acting as antitrust counsel. Jefferies LLC and SunTrust Robinson Humphrey, Inc. are acting as finanical advisors to MPI. Weil, Gotshal […]

Citrix’s Acquisition of Cedexis

O’Melveny Represents Cedexis in the deal Citrix finalized the acquisition of Internet Traffic Management Leader Cedexis to Optimize App and Content Performance in Hybrid-Multi-Cloud World. This acquisition further differentiates the Citrix secure digital perimeter (SDP) approach to security and performance. Citrix Systems, Inc. designs, develops, and markets technology solutions that allow applications to be delivered, […]

Comcast Corporation’s $800 Million Notes Offering in Taiwan

Davis Polk advised Comcast Corporation in connection with an SEC-registered offering in Taiwan of $800 million aggregate principal amount of 4.250% notes due 2053. The notes are listed on the Taipei Exchange and offered to professional institutional investors in Taiwan. Comcast is a global media and technology company with two primary businesses, Comcast Cable and […]

Duke Energy Corporation’s At-the-Market Program to Sell Up to $1 Billion of Common Stock

Hunton & Williams LLP advised Duke Energy Corporation in connection with the establishment of its at-the-market program to sell up to an aggregate sales price of $1,000,000,000 of shares of the Company’s common stock over a period of time and from time-to-time through either the sales agents or forward purchasers, who will, at the Company’s […]

LyondellBasell’s $2.25 Billion Acquisition of A. Schulman

Shearman & Sterling LLP is serving as LyondellBasell’s legal counsel on the deal while J.P. Morgan and Dyal Co. are serving as financial advisors. A. Schulman is a leading supplier of high-performance plastic compounds, composites and powders. LyondellBasell will purchase 100% of the common stock of A. Schulman for $42 per share in cash and […]

IENova’s $1 Billion Credit Facility

Paul Hastings LLP represented Infraestructura Energética Nova, S.A.B. de C.V., a subsidiary of Sempra Energy, in connection with a $1 billion multicurrency letter of credit facility. The letter of credit facility was entered into with Banco Nacional de México, Integrante Grupo Financiero Banamex, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation, BBVA Bancomer, Institución de Banca Múltiple, Grupo Financiero […]

North Atlantic (NAOC)’s Anti-Counterfeiting Activities in China

Venable advised North Atlantic Operating Company on the activity urning Point Brands, Inc. (NYSE:TPB), parent company of North Atlantic Operating Company (NAOC), the exclusive licensee of the iconic Zig-Zag® brand of cigarette papers in North America, along with attorneys at Venable LLP, announced that police from the city of Yiwu in Zhejiang Province in China […]