Vivint Smart Home’s Merger With Mosaic Acquisition Corp.

Simpson Thacher represented Vivint Smart Home, Inc. in connection with its merger agreement with Mosaic Acquisition Corp. Following the merger, the merged company is anticipated to have an initial enterprise value of approximately $5.6 billion and an initial market capitalization of approximately $3.1 billion. Blackstone and other existing investors of Vivint are expected to own […]

Parker Hannifin’s $1.725 Billion Acquistion Of Exotic Metals Forming Company

Jones Day advised Parker Hannifin Corporation. Parker Hannifin Corporation acquired Exotic Metals Forming Company LLC for $1.725 billion. Parker Hannifin Corporation is an American corporation specializing in motion and control technologies. Exotic Metals Forming Company LLC, a company of innovators and specialists in aerospace sheet metal fabrication & design. Jones Day team was led by […]

The Sherwin-Williams Company’s $1.35 Billion Registered Debt Offering and Concurrent $1.5 Billion Debt Tender Offers

Cravath represented the underwriters in connection with the $1.35 billion registered debt offering and $1.5 billion concurrent debt tender offers of The Sherwin-Williams Company The Sherwin-Williams Company is a developer, manufacturer and distributor of paint, coatings and related products to professional, industrial, commercial and retail customers primarily in North and South America. BofA Merrill Lynch, […]

Utz Quality Foods, LLC’s Acquisition of Direct Store Delivery Snacks

Jones Day advised Conagra Brands on the deal. Conagra Brands, Inc. divested its Direct Store Delivery snacks business to Utz Quality Foods, LLC. The sale includes the Tim’s® Cascade, Hawaiian®, Erin’s®, Snyder® of Berlin, and Husman’s® brands. Conagra Brands acquired the business last year when it purchased Pinnacle Foods for $10.9 billion. Conagra Brands, Inc. […]

Mizuho Financial Group, Inc.’s $1.6 Billion Senior Notes Offering

Davis Polk advised the joint lead managers in connection with Mizuho Financial Group, Inc.’s SEC-registered takedown offering of senior notes. The Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. offering consisted of $600 million aggregate principal amount of 2.555% senior fixed-to-floating-rate notes due 2025, $500 million aggregate principal amount of 2.869% senior fixed-to-floating-rate notes due 2030 and $500 million […]

Energy Transfer’s $5 Billion Acquisition of SemGroup

BofA Merrill Lynch acted as exclusive financial advisor to Energy Transfer and Latham & Watkins LLP acted as legal counsel. Jefferies LLC acted as exclusive financial advisor to SemGroup and Kirkland & Ellis LLP acted as legal counsel. Energy Transfer LP (NYSE: ET) entered into a definitive merger agreement whereby Energy Transfer will acquire SemGroup […]

Evergy’s $1.6 Billion Senior Notes Offering

Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP advised Evergy, Inc. on the deal. Bracewell LLP represented the underwriters, BofA Merrill Lynch, Citigroup, J.P. Morgan, MUFG and Wells Fargo Securities, in the public offering. Evergy, Inc. offered $1,600,000,000 aggregate principal amount of Notes in two separate series: $800,000,000 aggregate principal amount of 2.45% Notes due 2024 and $800,000,000 aggregate […]

Blackstone Real Estate Partners IX’s $20.5 Billion Fundraising

Simpson Thacher represented Blackstone in the establishment of its ninth global opportunistic real estate fund, Blackstone Real Estate Partners IX L.P. (“BREP IX”). Blackstone has announced that BREP IX closed with a record $20.5 billion in capital commitments, making it the largest real estate fund ever raised. Blackstone is a global leader in real estate […]

ING Groep N.V.’s $1.5 Billion Perpetual Additional Tier 1 Contingent Convertible Capital Securities

Davis Polk advised the joint bookrunners in connection with an SEC-registered offering of $1.5 billion aggregate principal amount of 5.750% perpetual additional tier 1 contingent convertible capital securities of ING Groep N.V. ING Financial Markets LLC, J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, BNP Paribas Securities Corp., Citigroup Global Markets Inc., Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC and HSBC […]

MPLX LP’s $2.0 billion public offering of Senior Notes

Jones Day represented MPLX LP in the offering. MPLX LP (NYSE: MPLX) completed a public offering of $2.0 billion of Senior Notes, consisting of (i) $1.0 billion aggregate principal amount of Floating Rate Senior Notes due 2021 and (ii) $1.0 billion aggregate principal amount of Floating Rate Senior Notes due 2022. MPLX is a diversified, […]