Cosan Limited’s $500 Million Notes Offering


Davis Polk & Wardwell, Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga, Skadden and BMA – Barbosa, Müssnich, Aragão advised on the transaction

Cosan Limited finalized its $500 million offering of 5.950% notes due 2024, which were issued pursuant to Rule 144A and Regulation S under the Securities Act.

Bradesco BBI, Banco do Brasil, Itau BBA, Morgan Stanley and Santander acted as initial purchasers.

Cosan is the world’s largest sugar and ethanol producer on a combined basis, the world’s largest grower of sugarcane, the largest natural gas distributor in Brazil, the operator of the largest bulk port terminal in the world, the world’s largest producer of energy from sugarcane, the second-largest lubricants player in Brazil and one of the largest private landowners in Brazil.

The Davis Polk advised Cosan Limited with Manuel Garciadiaz (Picture), Lourenço Lopes-Sabino, Adela Troconis (Corporate), Po Sit, M. Brett Cameron (Tax), Brantley Hawkins (1940 Act advice).

In Brazil, Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga advised Cosan Limited with Marina Anselmo, Mariana Cano Assef and Henrique Antunes.

Skadden advised the initial purchasers with Filipe Areno, Victor Hollender, Darius Banani, Jonathan Lewis, Joseph N. Soltis and V. Patrice Wylly.

In Brazil, BMA – Barbosa, Müssnich, Aragão advised the initial purchasers with Paulo Cezar Aragão, Rodolfo Constantino de Tella, Alexandre Lindenberg and Juliana Monnerat Cordeiro.

Involved fees earner: Paulo Cezar Aragão – Barbosa, Müssnich & Aragào; Rodolfo Constantino de Tella – Barbosa, Müssnich & Aragào; Alexandre Roscoe Lindenberg – Barbosa, Müssnich & Aragào; Juliana Monnerat Cordeiro – Barbosa, Müssnich & Aragào; Mariana Cano Assef – Mattos Filho Veiga Filho Marrey Jr & Quiroga; Henrique Ferreira Antunes – Mattos Filho Veiga Filho Marrey Jr & Quiroga; Marina Anselmo Schneider – Mattos Filho Veiga Filho Marrey Jr & Quiroga; Manuel Garciadiaz – Davis Polk & Wardwell; Lourenço Lopes-Sabino – Davis Polk & Wardwell; Adela Troconis – Davis Polk & Wardwell; Po Sit – Davis Polk & Wardwell; Brett Cameron – Davis Polk & Wardwell; Brantley Hawkins – Davis Polk & Wardwell; Filipe Areno – Skadden Arps Slate Meager & Flom; Darius Banani – Skadden Arps Slate Meager & Flom; Jonathan Lewis – Skadden Arps Slate Meager & Flom; Victor Hollender – Skadden Arps Slate Meager & Flom; Joseph Soltis – Skadden Arps Slate Meager & Flom; Patrice Wylly – Skadden Arps Slate Meager & Flom;

Law Firms: Barbosa, Müssnich & Aragào; Mattos Filho Veiga Filho Marrey Jr & Quiroga; Davis Polk & Wardwell; Skadden Arps Slate Meager & Flom;

Clients: Cosan S.A. Indústria e Comércio; Morgan Stanley; Banco Santander Sa; Banco Bradesco BBI S.A.; Banco do Brasil; Banco Itau BBA;

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Author: Ambrogio Visconti.