Estée Lauder’s $600 Million Notes Offering

Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP represented The Estée Lauder Companies Inc., while Fried Frank acted as counsel to the underwriter in the offering.

The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. executed its offering of US$600 million aggregate principal amount of 1.950% Senior Notes due 2031.

The Estée Lauder Companies Inc., founded in 1946 by Estée and Joseph Lauder, is one of the world’s leading manufacturers and marketers of quality skin care, makeup, fragrance, and hair care products. The company owns a portfolio of many leading beauty brands, including Bobbi Brown, Clinique, Jo Malone London, La Mer, M•A•C, Tom Ford, Tommy Hilfiger, and Smashbox, among others.

BofA Securities, Inc., BNP Paribas Securities Corp. and Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC acted as lead underwriters for the offering.

The Fried Frank team advising the underwriters was led by corporate partner Andrew B. Barkan (Picture) and included tax partner Joseph E. Fox, corporate associates Carole J. Rosenberg and Charles Stern, and tax associate Thema A. Emanuel. 

Involved fees earner: Andrew Barkan – Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson; Thema Emanuel – Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson; Joseph Fox – Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson; Carole Rosenberg – Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson; Charles Stern – Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson;

Law Firms: Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson;

Clients: Bank of America Securities; BNP Paribas Securities; Goldman Sachs & Co.;

Author: Martina Bellini