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DXC Technology Company's £450 Million Unsecured Term Loan Credit FacilityDavis Polk advised DXC Technology Company and its United Kingdom subsidiary, CSC Computer Sciences International Operations Limited (“CSC UK”), in connection with a £450 million delayed draw unsecured term loan facility provided to CSC UK.
The Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc's $1.75 Billion Notes OfferingDavis Polk advised The Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc, a public limited company incorporated under the laws of Scotland, in connection with its SEC-registered shelf takedown of $1.75 billion aggregate principal amount of 5.076% fixed-rate/floating-rate senior notes due 2030.
Simplification of Unilever’s Corporate StructureDavis Polk is advising UBS Limited as sponsor in connection with the simplification of Unilever’s parent company structure from two legal entities, Unilever PLC and Unilever NV, into a single holding company, New Unilever NV, and the admission to listing on the premium segment of the Official List and to trading on the London Stock Exchange of New Unilever NV.
Vanke Service's $180 Million Investment in Cushman & WakefieldDavis Polk advised Vanke Service (HongKong) Co., a subsidiary of China Vanke, on its subscription for 4.9% of the ordinary shares of Cushman & Wakefield plc concurrently with, and after giving effect to, Cushman & Wakefield’s initial public offering and listing on the New York Stock Exchange.
Endava plc $145 Million Initial Public OfferingDavis Polk advised the representatives of the several underwriters in connection with an initial public offering of 7,291,000 American Depository Shares, each representing one Class A ordinary share of Endava plc, including all ADSs subject to the underwriters’ option to purchase additional ADSs.
$2 Billion Revolving Credit Agreement for The Sherwin-Williams CompanyDavis Polk advised the joint lead arrangers and joint bookrunners and the administrative agent in connection with a $2 billion unsecured revolving facility to be provided to The Sherwin-Williams Company.
IHS Markit Ltd.'s Its $1.25 Billion Senior Notes OfferingDavis Polk advised IHS Markit Ltd. in connection with its SEC-registered offering of $1.25 billion aggregate principal amount of senior notes in two series, consisting of $500 million aggregate principal amount of 4.125% senior notes due 2023 and $750 million aggregate principal amount of 4.750% senior notes due 2028.
The Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc's $2 Billion Notes OfferingDavis Polk advised The Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc (RBSG), a public limited company incorporated under the laws of Scotland, in connection with its SEC-registered shelf takedown of $1.25 billion aggregate principal amount of 4.519% Fixed Rate/Floating Rate Senior Notes due 2024 and $0.75 billion aggregate principal amount of Floating Rate Senior Notes due 2024.
Nederlandse Waterschapsbank Bank N.V.'s $5.25 Billion Notes OfferingDavis Polk advised Nederlandse Waterschapsbank Bank N.V. in connection with the annual update of its €60 billion Rule 144A/Regulation S debt issuance program. In the 12 months prior to the update, Davis Polk advised NWB Bank in connection with senior notes issuances totaling $5.25 billion.
The Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc's $1.75 Billion Notes OfferingDavis Polk advised The Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc (RBSG) in connection with its SEC-registered offering of $1.75 billion aggregate principal amount of 4.892% fixed-rate/floating-rate senior notes due 2029.
Charles Taylor's £17.6 Million Shares PlacingDavis Polk advised Charles Taylor plc on a placing of new shares representing approximately 9.75% of its current issued share capital which raised gross proceeds of approximately £17.6 million.
Vedanta's Acquisition of ElectrosteelDavis Polk is advising Lazard & Co., Limited as sponsor to Vedanta Resources plc on the acquisition by its Indian listed subsidiary, Vedanta Limited, of Electrosteel Steels Limited pursuant to a corporate insolvency resolution process implemented by way of the Indian Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code 2016.
Comcast's $31 Billion Possible Cash Offer for SkyDavis Polk and Freshfields are advising Comcast Corporation in connection with its £22.1 billion ($30.8 billion) possible cash offer to acquire the entire share capital of Sky plc. Allen & Overy and Skadden are advising 21st Century Fox and Herbert Smith Freehills is advising Sky.
Temenos' £1.4 Billion Recommended Cash Offer for FidessaDavis Polk is advising Temenos Group AG in connection with its £1.4 billion recommended cash offer to acquire the entire share capital of Fidessa group plc.
Hudson Ltd.'s $749 million Initial Public OfferingCravath represented the underwriters, led by Credit Suisse, Morgan Stanley and UBS Investment Bank, in connection with the $749 million initial public offering of Class A common shares of Hudson Ltd., a duty‑paid and duty‑free travel retail company
Gates Industrial Corporation plc $731.5 Million Initial Public OfferingDavis Polk advised the representatives of the underwriters in connection with Gates Industrial Corporation plc’s initial public offering of 38,500,000 ordinary shares, at $19.00 per share, for total gross proceeds of $731.5 million.
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