GraphPad Software, Inc.’s Recapitalization

Willkie represents Insight in its majority recapitalization of GraphPad Software, Inc., the premier provider of data analysis, statistics and graphing software solutions for scientific research applications. Insight Venture Partners finalized its majority recapitalization of GraphPad Software, Inc., the premier provider of data analysis, statistics and graphing software solutions for scientific research applications. Headquartered in La […]

JPMorgan Chase’s $1.75 Billion Registered Fixed‑to‑Floating Rate Notes Offering

Cravath represented the underwriters, led by J.P. Morgan Securities, in connection with the $1.75 billion registered fixed‑to‑floating rate notes offering of JPMorgan Chase & Co. JPMorgan Chase & Co., is a leading global financial services firm and one of the largest banking institutions in the United States. The transaction closed on November 10, 2017. The […]

Marathon Petroleum Corp. and MPLX LP’s $8.1 Billion agreement for the dropdown of refining logistics assets

Baker Botts Represents Jefferies LLC acting as Financial Advisor to the Conflicts Committee of MPLX Jefferies LLC acted as financial advisor to the Conflicts Committee (the “Conflicts Committee”) of the board of directors of MPLX GP LLC, the general partner of MPLX LP (the “Partnership”), in the drop-down of ownership interests in certain refining logistics […]

Maxus Energy Corporation’s Chapter 11

Schulte represented the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors (“Creditors’ Committee”) in the Chapter 11 cases of Maxus Energy Corporation and its affiliates In June 2016, Maxus filed for bankruptcy protection seeking court approval of a pre-bankruptcy settlement with its corporate parent YPF S.A. to release potentially billions-of-dollars of claims that Maxus and its affiliates had […]

PEG Africa’s $13.5 Million deal to expand reliable electricity access

Nixon Peabody LLP advised PEG Africa, the leading off-grid solar company in West Africa, in a USD $13.5M deal to expand reliable electricity access to the region’s unbanked consumers deemed risky by banks and microfinance. This recent round of fundraising will allow PEG Africa to provide direct loans and electricity to an additional half-million consumers […]

Sumitomo’s $211 Million Acquisition of Sawai American subsidiary

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP is advising Sawai Pharmaceutical, the parent company of Upsher-Smith Laboratories, in a new strategic alliance with Japanese trading house Sumitomo. Under the terms of the agreement, Sawai will sell a 20% stake in its American subsidiary to Sumitomo’s U.S. arm for $211 million. The transaction is expected to close near the […]

Warrior Met Coal’s $350 Million Senior Secured Notes Offering

Fried Frank acted as counsel to the initial purchasers in connection with Warrior Met Coal’s offering of US$350 million aggregate principal amount of 8.00% senior secured notes due 2024. Warrior Met Coal, Inc. engages in mining and exporting metallurgical coal for the steel industry. The company, led by Walter J. Scheller III, Jack K. Richardson […]

Westlake Chemical Corporation’ $500 Million Senior Notes Offering

Baker Botts advised Westlake Chemical Corporation on the transaction Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE: WLK) (“Westlake”) announced that it has priced an underwritten public offering of $500.0 million aggregate principal amount of senior unsecured notes due 2047 (the “Notes”) under its existing shelf registration statement. The Notes will bear interest at a rate of 4.375% per […]

Harris Corporation’s $250 Million Registered Floating Rate Notes Offering

Cravath represented the underwriter, Morgan Stanley, in connection with the $250 million registered floating rate notes offering of Harris Corporation, a provider of technology‑based solutions that solve mission‑critical challenges in the United States and internationally. The transaction closed on November 6, 2017. The Cravath team included partner Andrew J. Pitts (Picture) and associate Nicholas P. […]

Shell Energy North America (US), L.P.’s FERC Settlement

Bracewell LLP represented Shell Energy North America (US), L.P. (Shell Energy) in litigation and a settlement filed at the Federal Enforcement Regulatory Commission (FERC) over claims for refunds for short-term energy sales that Shell Energy made in the western U.S. markets during the 2000–2001 California energy crisis. The litigation, held before FERC and the Ninth […]