Extended Stay America, Inc.’s $205.1 million offering of common stock

Simpson Thacher represented certain entities affiliated with The Blackstone Group L.P. and Centerbridge Partners, L.P. in connection with a $205.1 million offering, consisting of 12,500,000 shares of paired common stock, each comprises one share of common stock of Extended Stay America, Inc. and one share of Class B common stock of ESH Hospitality, Inc., which […]

Jack Cooper Enterprises’ $80.45 Million Exchange Offer

Simpson Thacher represented J.P. Morgan Securities LLC and Imperial Capital, LLC, as dealer managers, in connection with an exchange of up to $80.45 million aggregate principal amount of 10.5%/11.25% Senior PIK Toggle Notes due 2019 for cash and warrants issued by Jack Cooper Enterprises, Inc. (“Jack Cooper”). Jack Cooper is a transportation and other logistics […]

Northwest Natural Gas Company’s $55.3 Million Offering of Common Stock and $150 Million Offering of Medium-Term Notes

Simpson Thacher represented the underwriters, led by Wells Fargo Securities, LLC, J.P. Morgan Securities LLC and RBC Capital Markets, LLC, in an offering by Northwest Natural Gas Company (“NW Natural”) of approximately $55.3 million of common stock. The shares are listed on the New York Stock Exchange. In addition, Simpson Thacher recently represented the agents, […]

KKR and KSL’s Acquisition of Apple Leisure Group

Simpson Thacher has advised KKR and KSL in connection with their announced agreement to acquire Apple Leisure Group. The transaction is expected to close during the first quarter of 2017, and is subject to regulatory approvals and customary closing conditions. Apple Leisure Group is North America’s top seller of all-inclusive vacation packages, with a vertically […]

Teradyne’s $460 Million Senior Convertible Notes Offering

Simpson Thacher represented the initial purchasers, led by Barclays Capital Inc. and Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated, in the offering of $460 million aggregate principal amount of 1.25% Senior Convertible Notes due 2023 by Teradyne, Inc., which includes the full exercise of the initial purchasers’ overallotment option. The net proceeds were used to […]

Columbus McKinnon’s Acquisition of STAHL CraneSystems

Simpson Thacher has advised J.P. Morgan Securities LLC as lead financial advisor to Columbus McKinnon Corporation (NASDAQ: CMCO) in its proposed all-cash acquisition of STAHL CraneSystems, a business of Konecranes PLC. STAHL CraneSystems is a leading manufacturer of explosion-protected hoists and crane components and is well known for its custom engineering of lifting solutions and […]

Hilton Grand Vacations’ $300 Million Notes Offering

Simpson Thacher represented Hilton Grand Vacations Borrower LLC and Hilton Grand Vacations Inc., as co-issuers (the “co-issuers”), in connection with a Rule 144A/Regulation S offering by Goldman, Sachs & Co. (“Goldman Sachs”), as selling securityholder, of $300 million aggregate principal amount of the co-issuers’ 6.125% Senior Notes due 2024 The HGV Notes were initially issued […]

Synchronoss’ $821 Million Financing for Acquisition of Intralinks Holdings

Simpson Thacher represented Synchronoss Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: SNCR) in connection with $900 million of debt financing for its announced acquisition of Intralinks Holdings, Inc. The transaction, which was unanimously approved by the boards of directors of both companies, is expected to close in the first calendar quarter of 2017. Synchronoss Technologies is the leading innovator […]

L-3 Communications’ $550 Million Debt Offering

Simpson Thacher represented L-3 Communications Corporation in connection with a public offering of $550 million aggregate principal amount of 3.85% Senior Notes due 2026. Headquartered in New York City, L-3 employs approximately 38,000 people worldwide and is a leading provider of a broad range of communication and electronic systems and products used on military, homeland […]

Logan’s Roadhouse’s Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Proceedings

Simpson Thacher represented JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., as the administrative agent for the first lien revolving lenders in the Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings of Logan’s Roadhouse, Inc. (the “Company”). The Company emerged from Chapter 11 on November 23, 2016. The Company’s confirmed Chapter 11 Plan (“Plan”) provided for a deleveraging of its balance sheet via […]