Shearman & Sterling represented J.P. Morgan Securities, Scotia Capital (USA) and TD Securities (USA), HSBC Securities (USA), PNC Capital Markets, CIBC World Markets, National Bank of Canada Financial and RBC Capital Markets, as joint book-running managers, and BMO Capital Markets, Citigroup Global Markets, SG Americas Securities, BNP Paribas Securities and Credit Agricole Securities (USA), as co-managers, in connection with CGI’s inaugural Rule 144A/Regulation S private placement, comprised of US$600 million aggregate principal amount of 1.450 percent Notes due 2026 and US$400 million aggregate principal amount of 2.300 percent Notes due 2031.
Founded in 1976, CGI is among the largest independent IT and business consulting services firms in the world. With 78,000 consultants and other professionals across the globe, CGI delivers an end-to-end portfolio of capabilities, from strategic IT and business consulting to systems integration, managed IT and business process services and intellectual property solutions. CGI works with clients through a local relationship model complemented by a global delivery network that helps clients digitally transform their organizations and accelerate results.
The Shearman & Sterling team below included special consultant Kenneth Laverriere (New York – Compensation, Governance & ERISA) and associate Josh Lokko (Toronto – Capital Markets).