Lowe’s Companies, Inc.’s $3 Billion Investment Grade Debt Offering and Related Tender Offer

Shearman & Sterling represented Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated, J.P. Morgan Securities LLC and SunTrust Robinson Humphrey, Inc. as representatives of the underwriters in connection with Lowe’s Companies, Inc.’s public offering of $1.5 billion of its 3.10% notes due 2027 and $1.5 billion of its 4.05% notes due 2047.

The firm also represented Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated and J.P. Morgan Securities LLC as lead dealer managers in connection with the company’s related cash tender offer for up to $1.6 billion combined aggregate principal amount of its existing notes.

The Shearman & Sterling team included partners Robert Evans (Picture) and Lona Nallengara (both New York-Capital Markets); and associates Sean Dougherty (New York-Capital Markets) and Taylor Montgomery (New York-Corporate). Other Shearman & Sterling lawyers involved in the transaction were partner Douglas McFadyen (New York-Tax); counsel Jennifer Morton (New York-Financial Institutions Advisory & Financial Regulatory); and associates Adam Sternberg (New York-Tax) and Jenny Jordan (New York-Financial Institutions Advisory & Financial Regulatory).

 

Involved fees earner: Robert Evans – Shearman & Sterling; Lona Nallengara – Shearman & Sterling; Sean Dougherty – Shearman & Sterling; Douglas McFadyen – Shearman & Sterling; Adam Sternberg – Shearman & Sterling; Jennifer Morton – Shearman & Sterling; Jenny Ding Jordan – Shearman & Sterling;

Law Firms: Shearman & Sterling;

Clients: Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated; JP Morgan Securities; SunTrust Robinson Humphrey, Inc.;

 

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Author: Ambrogio Visconti