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, Citigroup, J.P. Morgan Securities and Wells Fargo Securities and US Bancorp acted as underwriters on the deal.

The Cravath team included partners Andrew J. Pitts (Picture) and D. Scott Bennett and associates Julia H. Rhieu and Ariadne E. Lyon on securities matters, and partner Christopher K. Fargo and associate Rebecca L. Fine on tax matters.

Involved fees earner: Scott Bennett – Cravath Swaine & Moore; Christopher K. Fargo – Cravath Swaine & Moore; Rebecca Fine – Cravath Swaine & Moore; Ariadne Lyon – Cravath Swaine & Moore; Andrew Pitts – Cravath Swaine & Moore; Julia Rhieu – Cravath Swaine & Moore;

Law Firms: Cravath Swaine & Moore;

Clients: Bank of America Merrill Lynch; Citigroup Inc.; J.P. Morgan Securities LLC; US Bancorp; Wells Fargo Securities;