JBS Investments II GmbH’s $500 Million Notes Offering


Lefosse, Davis Polk & Wardwell and Machado Meyer advised on the transaction

JBS Investments II GmbH executed its offering of $500 million 7.000% senior notes due 2026 guaranteed by JBS S.A.

Barclays Capital Inc., Banco Bradesco BBI S.A., Banco BTG Pactual S.A.- Cayman Branch, BB Securities Limited and Santander Investment Securities Inc. acted as initial purchasers on the offering.

Headquartered in Brazil, JBS is one of the world’s largest beef, pork and lamb processing companies. JBS processes, packages and delivers fresh, processed and value-added beef, pork, lamb and mutton products to customers in more than 190 countries on six continents.

Lefosse advised JBS Investments II GmbH with Carlos Barbosa Mello (Picture) Ricardo Prado, Bruno Massis, Ravel Carvalho and Leonardo Garcia.

Davis Polk advised the initial purchasers with Manuel Garciadiaz, Drew Glover and Richard Corbett. The tax team included Po Sit, Joseph Jarashow and Rebecca A. Rosen.

In Brazil, Machado Meyer advised the initial purchasers with Eliana Ambrósio Chimenti, Alessandra de Souza Pinto and Andre Micheloni Spagnuolo.

Involved fees earner: Joseph Jarashow – Clifford Chance; Richard Corbett – Davis Polk & Wardwell; Manuel Garciadiaz – Davis Polk & Wardwell; Drew Glover – Davis Polk & Wardwell; Rebecca Rosen – Davis Polk & Wardwell; Po Sit – Davis Polk & Wardwell; Carlos Barbosa Mello – Lefosse; Ravel Carvalho – Lefosse; Bruno Massis – Lefosse; Ricardo Prado – Lefosse; Eliana Ambrosio Chimenti – Machado Meyer Advogados; Alessandra de Souza Pinto – Machado Meyer Advogados; Andre Micheloni Spagnuolo – Machado Meyer Advogados;

Law Firms: Clifford Chance; Davis Polk & Wardwell; Lefosse; Machado Meyer Advogados;

Clients: Banco Bradesco BBI S.A.; Barclays Capital ; BB Securities Ltd; BTG Pactual; JBS S.A.; Santander Investment Securities Inc.;