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Petrobras’ $2.7 Billion Tender Offer

May 06, 2021

Shearman & Sterling represented the dealer managers in connection with the cash tender offers by Petróleo Brasileiro S.A. – Petrobras, for $2.7 billion of certain notes of its outstanding series of global notes.

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Shearman & Sterling Lawyers Featured in IFLR1000 Women Leaders 2021

May 05, 2021

IFLR1000 named eight of Shearman & Sterling’s female partners on its Women Leaders 2021 list of “highly regarded” lawyers worldwide.

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Gruma’s $200 Million Credit Facility

May 05, 2021

Shearman & Sterling represented The Bank of Nova Scotia as administrative agent and a lender and Bank of America México, Institución de Banca Múltiple, as a lender, in connection with a $200 million five-year credit facility for Gruma.

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Antitrust and Litigation Lawyers Nominated for Concurrences Antitrust Writing Awards 2021

May 05, 2021

Partners Matthew Readings, James Webber (both Antitrust-London and Brussels), Elvira Aliende Rodriguez (Antitrust-Brussels), Jonathan Swil (Litigation-London) and associates Ruba Noorali (Antitrust-London) and James Matthews (Litigation-London) have been nominated for the Concurrences Antitrust Writing Awards 2021 for their article “UK Supreme Court Gives Important Judgment in the Visa/Mastercard ‘Interchange Fee’ Litigation” in the category of Business/Private Enforcement.

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KPMG's Sale of UK Restructuring Business to HIG Capital

May 05, 2021

Shearman & Sterling advised the lenders in connection with the senior financing in support of the acquisition of the KPMG U.K. restructuring business by HIG Capital.

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SYNLAB's Pre-IPO Crossover Financing

May 04, 2021

Shearman & Sterling has advised the mandated lead arrangers on SYNLAB's pre-IPO crossover financing consisting of €1.2 billion multicurrency term and revolving facilities. The transaction was executed in anticipation of SYNLAB's listing on the Frankfurt stock exchange, which took place on April 30, 2021.

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Jacobs Holding’s Placement of Shares in Barry Callebaut

May 04, 2021

Shearman & Sterling acted as international counsel to Jacobs Holding AG in connection with a private placement of 550,000 shares of Barry Callebaut AG by way of accelerated bookbuilding at a price of CHF 1,990.00 per share (total approx. CHF1.1 billion).

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Marlin Equity Partners’ Investment in Lengow

April 30, 2021

Shearman & Sterling advised Marlin Equity Partners in connection with its majority-control, growth investment in Lengow, a leading e-commerce automation SaaS platform.

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Alexandro M. Padrés Appointed Head of Shearman & Sterling’s Latin America Affinity Group

April 30, 2021

Global law firm Shearman & Sterling today announces the appointment of Alexandro M. Padrés, a project development and finance partner at the firm, as Head of the Latin America Affinity Group. Alexandro has extensive experience advising clients in Latin America and will coordinate the firm's efforts in the region across all service offerings. He has a deep personal knowledge and understanding of the Latin American landscape, having advised Shearman & Sterling clients in the area for nearly 20 years.

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Santander Bank Polska Sells Stake in Aviva Poland to Allianz

April 29, 2021

Shearman & Sterling acted as English counsel for Santander Bank Polska in connection with the sale of its minority stakes in Aviva Towarzystwo Ubezpieczeń na Życie, Aviva Towarzystwo Ubezpieczeń Ogólnych and Aviva Powszechne Towarzystwo Emerytalne Aviva Santander. The transaction is the last of eight transactions in Aviva plc’s divestment of its Polish operations, and agreement to sell its entire shareholding in Aviva Poland to Allianz for approximately €2.5 billion.