Thursday, November 01, 2012
Shearman & Sterling represented Bank of America Merrill Lynch, J.P. Morgan, Barclays and other initial purchasers on Albéa Beauty Holding S.A.’s €200 million offering of 8.75% Senior Secured Notes due 2019 and $385 million offering of 8.375% Senior Secured Notes due 2019. The offering, which closed on October 31, 2012, will primarily fund Albéa Beauty Holding S.A.’s acquisition of the Worldwide Cosmetics Business unit of Rexam plc and refinance certain existing indebtedness.
Albéa is one of the world’s leading producers of plastic packaging products for the beauty and cosmetics industry.
The Shearman & Sterling team of lawyers in the firm’s London, New York, Frankfurt and Paris offices included capital markets partner Jacques McChesney, counsel Rebecca Marques and associates Joji Ozawa, Melanie Probst, Randy Nahle, Yaw Asare and Dimosthenis Papanikolau. Finance partners Caroline Leeds Ruby (London office), Esther Jansen(Frankfurt office), Arnaud Fromion (Paris office) and Monica Holland (New York office) advised on the finance aspects assisted by counsels Gabrielle Wong andBenjamin Cheng, associates Jackson Lam, Melissa Gainsford, Monsiree Jirasarunya, Camilla Hunter and Sara Couling in the London office, associates Odilo Wallner and Kolja Stehl in the Frankfurt office and associate Frédéric Guilloux in the Paris office. Partners Craig Gibian andIain Scoon and associate Judy Fisher advised on the tax aspects, partnersMalcolm Montgomery and Clare Breeze and associate Rishard Cooper advised on the real estate aspects, counsel Mehran Massih advised on the environmental aspects and associates Jordan Altman and Michael Jokic advised on the intellectual property aspects.
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