Simpson Thacher represented the initial purchasers in the offering.
Gartner, Inc. executed its private offering of $600 million aggregate principal amount of 3.625% Senior Notes due 2029. The offering closed on June 18, 2021. Since its debut high yield offering in 2017, the Firm has represented the initial purchasers in connection with approximately $3 billion of high yield debt financings by Gartner.
Gartner intends to use the net proceeds from the offering (i) to repay a portion of the outstanding borrowings under our existing term loan facility, (ii) to pay related fees and expenses and (iii) the remainder for general corporate purposes.
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The Simpson Thacher team, representing the initial purchasers, led by J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, included Art Robinson (Picture), David Azarkh and Eva Kang (Capital Markets); Michael Isby (Environmental); Jonathan Cantor and Zachary Fialkow (Tax); Corina McIntyre (Intellectual Property); Jennifer Neilsson (Executive Compensation and Employee Benefits); Timothy Gallagher (Real Estate); and Jennie Getsin (Blue Sky).
Involved fees earner: David Azarkh – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Jonathan Cantor – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Zachary Fialkow – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Timothy Gallagher – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Jennie Getsin – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Michael Isby – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Eva Kang – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Corina McIntyre – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Jennifer Neilsson – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Arthur Robinson – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett;
Law Firms: Simpson Thacher & Bartlett;
Clients: J.P. Morgan Securities LLC;