Mohawk Capital Finance S.A. €300 Million Notes Offering


Davis Polk advised the book-running manager on an SEC-registered offering by Mohawk Capital Finance S.A. of floating-rate notes due 2020.

The notes are fully and unconditionally guaranteed by the issuer’s parent company, Mohawk Industries, Inc.

MUFG acted as Book-Running Manager on the offering.

Mohawk Industries is a global flooring manufacturer that creates products to enhance residential and commercial spaces around the world. Mohawk is the world’s largest flooring company with operations in Australia, Brazil, Canada, Europe, India, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Russia and the United States.

The Davis Polk corporate team included partner John G. Crowley (Picture) and associate Marisa T. Kirio. Counsel Loyti Cheng and associate Michael Comstock provided environmental advice. Partner Mario J. Verdolini and associate Yixuan Long provided tax advice. European counsel John Taylor and counsel Michael Sholem provided European regulatory advice.

Involved fees earner: John G. Crowley – Davis Polk & Wardwell; Marisa Kirio – Davis Polk & Wardwell; Loyti Cheng – Davis Polk & Wardwell; Michael Comstock – Davis Polk & Wardwell; Mario Verdolini – Davis Polk & Wardwell; Yixuan Long – Davis Polk & Wardwell; John Taylor – Davis Polk & Wardwell; Michael Sholem – Davis Polk & Wardwell;

Law Firms: Davis Polk & Wardwell;

Clients: Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group;

Author: Ambrogio Visconti