Cisco’s $2.6 Billion Acquisition of Acacia Communications

Fenwick & West represented Cisco Systems, Inc. in the transaction. Acacia Communications is an existing Cisco supplier, which designs and manufactures high-speed, optical interconnect technologies that allow webscale companies, service providers, and data center operators to meet the fast-growing consumer demands for data. Under the terms of the agreement, Cisco has agreed to acquire Acacia […]

Cencosud Shopping’s $1.03 Billion Initial Public Offering

Milbank LLP advised Cencosud Shopping S.A., as issuer, and Cencosud S.A., as selling shareholder, in Cencosud Shopping’s initial public offering of 472 million shares of common stock representing approximately 28% of the outstanding capital stock of Cencosud Shopping. The transaction consisted of an international offering and a concurrent public offering in Chile. The transaction was […]

Jack in the Box Funding, LLC’s $1.3 Billion ABS Bond Offering

Weil advised Guggenheim Securities and Morgan Stanley, as joint-lead bookrunners and representatives of a consortium of initial purchasers, on a $1.3 billion ABS bond offering by Jack in the Box Funding, LLC, a newly-formed special purpose subsidiary established by Jack in the Box Inc. The transaction overhauled its consolidated capital structure by securitizing substantially all […]

Shenwan Hongyuan Group Co. Ltd.’s US$1.16 Billion Hong Kong Stock Exchange IPO

Clifford Chance advised Shenwan Hongyuan Group Co. Ltd. on its US$1.16 billion initial public offering and listing on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. Shenwan Hongyuan is a leading investment holding group focused on securities businesses in China. It is the seventh largest securities firms by net assets at the end of 2018 and its revenue […]

Robert Bosch GmbH’s Carve-out And Sale Of Bosch Packaging Technology To CVC Capital Partners

Gleiss Lutz has advised Robert Bosch GmbH in connection with the worldwide carve-out and sale of its packaging division in a bidding process. The buyer is a newly founded company managed by CVC Capital Partners. The parties have agreed to keep the purchase price and the other details of the purchase agreement confidential. Completion of […]

Carrefour Nederland B.V.’s 80% Equity interest Sale To Suning.com

Clifford Chance has acted as Hong Kong and Dutch legal counsel to Carrefour Nederland B.V. on the proposed sale of its 80% equity interest in Carrefour China to Chinese electronics and e-commerce retailer Suning.com. The transaction values Carrefour China at an enterprise value of €1.4 billion. With a presence in China dating back to 1995, […]

PEMEX’s $8 Billion Financing

Holland & Knight represented the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) in Petróleos Mexicanos’ (PEMEX) recent financing totaling $8 billion, where ICBC acted as part of a syndicated lenders party. Mizuho Bank, Ltd. acted as administrative agent and global coordinator. HSBC Securities (USA), Inc. and JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A. acted as global coordinators. The […]

Canada Pension Plan Investment Board’s £1.4 Billion Sale Of Liberty Living Group plc To Unite Group plc

Clifford Chance has advised the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board on the sale of Liberty Living Group Plc to London listed Unite Group plc in a transaction which enhances Unite’s position as a leading operator in UK student accommodation. The transaction, which is subject to various conditions, is a transformative one for Unite, adding Liberty […]