Lions Gate’s $550 Million Senior Notes Offering


Simpson Thacher represented the initial purchasers, led by J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, in connection with the private placement of $550 million aggregate principal amount of 6.375% Senior Notes due 2024 issued by a subsidiary of Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. (“Lions Gate”). The offering closed on February 4, 2019.

Lions Gate is a global content platform whose films, television series, digital products and linear and over-the-top platforms reach next generation audiences around the world.

The Simpson Thacher team included William Brentani (Picture), Ryan Coombs, Kim De Glossop, Andy Roy and Estell Lee (Capital Markets); Marcela Robledo (Intellectual Property); and Katharine Moir (Tax).

Involved fees earner: William Brentani – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Ryan Coombs – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Kim de Glossop – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Jung Eun Lee – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Katharine Moir – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Marcela Robledo – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Andrew Roy – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett;

Law Firms: Simpson Thacher & Bartlett;

Clients: J.P. Morgan Securities LLC;

Author: Ambrogio Visconti