Blackstone’s Refinancing of Onyx and Sunflower Logistics Portfolios

Simpson Thacher represented Blackstone in the refinancing of its “Onyx” pan European urban logistics portfolio for €625 million and DKK 981 million, with Morgan Stanley and RBC, as senior lenders, and LaSalle Investment Management, as lead mezzanine lender. Blackstone refinanced its “Sunflower” UK logistics portfolio for £483.1 million, with Bank of America Merrill Lynch, as […]

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 […]

Estera Trust Limited and Herinder Singh v Jasminder Singh, Verite Trust Company Limited, Jemma Trust Company Limited and Edwardian Group Limited

Arnold & Porter represented Estera Trust (Jersey) Limited and Herinder Singh. Orrick and Herringron & Sutcliffe LLP represented Jasminder Singh. Herbert Smith Freehills LLP represented Verite Trust Company Limited and Jemma Trust Company Limited. Baker & McKenzie LLP represented Edwardian Group Limited. Arnold & Porter’s London Commercial Disputes group represented Estera Trust (Jersey) Limited and […]

Lucid Group’s Acquisition Of HealthCare21 Ltd

Osborne Clarke has advised Lucid Group on its acquisition of healthcare consultancy HealthCare21. Lucid Group currently comprises five medical communications specialists, Bluedog, Leading Edge, Lighthouse, Lucid Partners and ViVid. HealthCare21 has been producing remarkable healthcare materials and programmes for its clients, reaching and engaging healthcare audiences for over 23 years. The team has exceptional skills […]

Arch Company’s Refinancing

Simpson Thacher represented The Arch Company in refinancing its existing debt in full with a new debt facility, which was provided by a group of international lending institutions. The Arch Company is a joint venture between Blackstone and Telereal Trillium and now owns and operates a portfolio of circa 5,200 properties across the UK. The […]

Cellnex Telecom’s €210 Million Acquisition Of Cignal Infrastructure

Clifford Chance advised Cellnex Telecom on the acquisition of Cignal Infrastructure Limited, an Irish telecoms infrastructure provider controlled by InfraVia Capital Partners, for €210 million. Cignal owns around 540 telecoms sites in Ireland and plans to deploy up to 600 additional sites by 2026. Cignal Infrastructure Limited provides telecommunications infrastructure solutions. The Company offers development […]

British American Tobacco’s $3.5 Billion Notes Offering

Davis Polk advised the underwriters in connection with an SEC-registered offering by B.A.T Capital Corporation and guaranteed by British American Tobacco p.l.c., B.A.T. Netherlands Finance B.V., B.A.T. International Finance p.l.c. and Reynolds American Inc. British American Tobacco offering consisted of $1 billion aggregate principal amount of 2.789% notes due 2024, $1 billion aggregate principal amount […]