Collier Creek Holdings $440 Million Initial Public Offering

Davis Polk advised the representatives of the several underwriters in connection with the initial public offering of 44,000,000 units of Collier Creek Holdings, including 4,000,000 units purchased pursuant to the partial exercise of the underwriters’ over-allotment option, for aggregate proceeds of $440 million.

Each unit consists of one Class A ordinary share and one-third of one warrant to purchase one Class A ordinary share of Collier Creek Holdings. The units were listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “CCH.U.”

?Citigroup, Credit Suisse and BofA Merrill Lynch? acted as underwriters on the offering.

Collier Creek Holdings, founded by Chinh E. Chu, Roger K. Deromedi and Jason K. Giordano, is a blank check company incorporated for the purpose of effecting a merger, share exchange, asset acquisition, share purchase, reorganization or similar business combination with one or more businesses or entities. While Collier Creek Holdings may pursue a business combination in any industry, it intends to focus its search for a business that would benefit from the founders’ experience acquiring and operating businesses in the consumer goods industry and related sectors.

The Davis Polk corporate team included partners Deanna L. Kirkpatrick (Picture) and Derek Dostal and associates Win Rutherfurd, Stephen A. Byeff and Amy Mao. The tax team included partner William A. Curran and associate Gil Savir. Counsel Marcie A. Goldstein provided FINRA advice.

Involved fees earner: Deanna Kirkpatrick – Davis Polk & Wardwell; Derek Dostal – Davis Polk & Wardwell; Win Rutherfurd – Davis Polk & Wardwell; Stephen Byeff – Davis Polk & Wardwell; Amy Mao – Davis Polk & Wardwell; William Curran – Davis Polk & Wardwell; Gil Savir – Davis Polk & Wardwell; Marcie Goldstein – Davis Polk & Wardwell;

Law Firms: Davis Polk & Wardwell;

Clients: Bank of America Merrill Lynch; Citigroup Inc.; Credit Suisse;

Author: Ambrogio Visconti