Nexa Resources S.A.’s $496 million Initial Public Offering


Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton, Stikeman Elliott, Clifford Chance, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, Machado, Meyer, Sendacz e Opice and Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano advised on the transaction

Nexa Resources S.A. (“Nexa Resources” or the “Company”), together with Votorantim S.A., the Company’s controlling shareholder (“VSA”), announced today the pricing of the initial public offering of 31,000,000 of the Company’s common shares at a public offering price of US$16.00 per share, representing an aggregate offering of US$496 million. The common shares are expected to begin trading on the New York Stock Exchange (“NYSE”) and the Toronto Stock Exchange (“TSX”) on October 27, 2017 under the ticker symbol “NEXA”. The offering is expected to close on October 31, 2017, subject to customary closing conditions.

In connection with the offering, VSA has granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 4,650,000 common shares at the public offering price less the underwriting discount to cover over-allotments, if any.

J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, BMO Capital Markets, Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC and Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC are acting as global coordinators in this offering. BofA Merrill Lynch, Citigroup Global Markets Inc., Scotia Capital Inc., Banco Bradesco BBI S.A. and Credicorp Capital Sociedad Agente de Bolsa S.A. are acting as joint bookrunners. ABN AMRO Securities (USA) LLC, Banco do Brasil Securities LLC, Macquarie Capital Markets Canada Ltd., MUFG Securities Americas Inc., National Bank of Canada Financial Inc. and RBC Capital Markets, LLC are acting as co-managers.

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton advised Nexa Resources with Nicolás Grabar (Picture), Francesca Odell, Juan Giráldez, Erika Nijenhuis, Mary Alcock, Elizabeth Chang, Alejandro Canelas Fernández, Amber Payne, Julián Cardona and Karina Cardozo de Oliveira.

Stikeman Elliott advised Nexa Resources in Canada

Clifford Chance advised Nexa Resources with Christian Kremer, Lauren Harris and Tim Doll.

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom advosed the underwriters with Mathias von Bernuth, Paul Schnell, Riccardo Leofanti, Filipe Areno and Jonathan Lewis.

Machado, Meyer, Sendacz e Opice Advogados advised Nexa Resources and the underwriters with Eliana Chimenti, Alessandra de Souza Pinto and Heithor Murakami.

Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados advised Nexa Resources and the underwriters with Jean Paul Chabaneix, Jorge Trelles, Paul Castritius and Cecilia Cánepa.

Involved fees earner: Jean Paul Chabaneix – Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados; Jorge Trelles – Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados; Paul Castritius – Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados; Cecilia Cánepa – Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados; Eliana Ambrosio Chimenti – Machado, Meyer, Sendacz e Opice; Alessandra de Souza Pinto – Machado, Meyer, Sendacz e Opice; Heithor Murakami Dall’Amico – Machado, Meyer, Sendacz e Opice; Mathias von Bernuth – Skadden Arps Slate Meager & Flom; Paul Schnell – Skadden Arps Slate Meager & Flom; Riccardo Leofanti – Skadden Arps Slate Meager & Flom; Filipe Areno – Skadden Arps Slate Meager & Flom; Jonathan Lewis – Skadden Arps Slate Meager & Flom; Nicolás Grabar – Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton; Francesca Odell – Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton; Juan Giráldez – Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton; Amber Payne – Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton; Alejandro Canelas Fernandez – Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton; Elizabeth Chang – Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton; Erika Nijenhuis – Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton; Julian Cardona – Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton; Mary Alcock – Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton; Christian Kremer – Clifford Chance; Lauren Harris – Clifford Chance; Tim Doll – Clifford Chance;

Law Firms: Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados; Machado, Meyer, Sendacz e Opice; Skadden Arps Slate Meager & Flom; Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton; Clifford Chance;

Clients: Bank of America Merrill Lynch; Citigroup Global Markets Ltd; Morgan Stanley; Credit Suisse Securities Limited; JP Morgan Securities; Banco Bradesco BBI S.A.; Scotia Capital Inc.; Credicorp Capital; BMO Capital Markets; Nexa Resources ;

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Author: Ambrogio Visconti.