Davis Polk advised the underwriter in connection with the secondary offering of 6,864,545 shares of common stock of Crocs, Inc. by selling stockholders affiliated with The Blackstone Group Inc. Simpson Thacher represented selling stockholders affiliated with The Blackstone Group Inc. on the deal.
Crocs’ common stock is traded on the Nasdaq Global Select Market under the symbol “CROX.”
Crocs, Inc. is a world leader in innovative casual footwear for women, men, and children, combining comfort and style with a value that consumers know and love. The vast majority of shoes within Crocs’ collection contains Croslite material, a proprietary, molded footwear technology, delivering extraordinary comfort with each step.
Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC acted as sole underwriter for the offering.
The Davis Polk corporate team included partner Michael Kaplan (Picture) and associate Jennifer Ying Lan. Partner Pritesh P. Shah and associate S. Dream Montgomery provided intellectual property and technology advice. The tax team included counsel Alon Gurfinkel and associate Summer Xia.
The Simpson Thacher team included Igor Fert and Kirsten Harmon (Capital Markets); Sophie Staples (Tax); and James Rapp (Public Company Advisory Practice).
Involved fees earner: Alon Gurfinkel – Davis Polk & Wardwell; Michael Kaplan – Davis Polk & Wardwell; S. Dream Montgomery – Davis Polk & Wardwell; Pritesh P. Shah – Davis Polk & Wardwell; Summer Xia – Davis Polk & Wardwell; Jennifer Ying Lan – Davis Polk & Wardwell; Igor Fert – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Kirsten Harmon – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; James Rapp – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Sophie Staples – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett;