Pontis IV Limited’s $200 Million Notes Offering


Pinheiro Guimarães, Debevoise & Plimpton, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton and Walkers have advised on the transaction

Globo Comunicação e Participações S.A. through Pontis IV Limited completed the offering of $200 Million Notes.

Globo Comunicação e Participações S.A., a media company, engages in the broadcast television network and pay-TV programming activities in Brazil. It is also involved in the publishing, Internet content, and music label businesses. The company, led by Sérgio Lourenço Marques, Octávio Florisbal, Alberto Pecegueiro, Frederic Zoghaib Kachar and Juarez de Queiroz Campos Jr. is based in Rio de Janeiro.

Itaú BBA USA Securities, Inc.; Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated and Santander Investment Securities Inc. acted as Initial Purchasers.

Pinheiro Guimarães has advised Globo Comunicación e Participações S.A. with Plinio Pinheiro Guimarães N., Beatriz Fortuna, Roberta Pimentel and Júlia Benvenuto.

Debevoise & Plimpton has advised Globo Comunicación e Participações S.A. with Paul M. Rodel (Picture), Gary M. Friedman and Joshua M. Samit.

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP has advised Itaú BBA USA Securities, Inc.; Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated and Santander Investment Securities Inc. with Juan Giráldez, Christina Chinloy, Daniel Chor, Morgan White-Smith and Julián Cardona.

Walkers has advised Pontis IV Ltd. with Philip Paschalides and Shamar Ennis.

Involved fees earner: Plinio Pinheiro Guimarães – Pinheiro Guimarães; Beatriz Pereira de Souza Fortuna – Pinheiro Guimarães; Roberta Giamattey Pimentel Fonseca – Pinheiro Guimarães; Philip Paschalides – Walkers Global; Shamar Ennis – Walkers Global; Paul Rodel – Debevoise & Plimpton; Joshua Samit – Debevoise & Plimpton; Gary Friedman – Debevoise & Plimpton; Juan Giráldez – Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton; Christina Chinloy – Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton; Daniel Chor – Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton; Morgan White-Smith – Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton; Julian Cardona – Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton;

Law Firms: Pinheiro Guimarães; Walkers Global; Debevoise & Plimpton; Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton;

Clients: Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated; Itaú BBA USA Securities; Santander Securities ; Globo Comunicación e Participações S.A.; Pontis IV Ltd;

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Author: Ambrogio Visconti.