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A&O Shearman Announces First Senior Leadership Roles

March 01, 2024

Allen & Overy (A&O) and Shearman & Sterling (Shearman) today announced the first of several senior leadership roles for the combined firm A&O Shearman, taking effect on May 1, 2024. Additional senior and other leadership appointments for the new firm will be drawn from both firms and announced in due course.

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Chen, Motwani, Zhang and Gao author Hong Kong Chapter of the Chambers Investment Funds 2024 Global Practice Guide

February 29, 2024

Asia Regional Managing Partner and Head of Greater China, Lorna Chen, Partner Anil Motwani, Associates Ji Zhang and Nannan Gao have authored the Hong Kong SAR, China chapter of the Chambers Investment Funds 2024 Global Practice Guide. The chapter provides expert commentary on the legal issues around the Investment Funds sector in Hong Kong, including the industry’s regulatory framework, significant operational requirements, how funds may be marketed and tax considerations.

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Science Applications International Corporation $510 Million Term Loan B Facility

February 29, 2024

Shearman & Sterling advised Citibank, N.A., as Administrative Agent, Collateral Agent and Arranger, on a $510.25 million amendment to Science Applications International Corporation’s existing TLB facility, refinancing all existing Tranche B and Tranche B2 Loans with new Tranche B3 Loans.

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Katherine Stoller, Paula Howell Anderson and Michael Walsh, Jr. Discuss Latest Russia Sanctions with Law360

February 29, 2024

Partners Katherine J. Stoller (New York-Litigation), Paula Howell Anderson (New York-Litigation) and Michael J. Walsh, Jr. (New York-Litigation and CFIUS) discussed the latest sanctions and export control designations against Russia by the U.S. in a Law360 article titled, “Unpacking the New Russia Sanctions and Export Controls.”

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GCR Awards 2024: Shearman & Sterling Nominated for Litigation of the Year – Cartel Defence

February 27, 2024

Shearman & Sterling has been nominated in the category of "Litigation of the Year – Cartel Defence" at The Global Competition Review's 2024 Awards. We have been recognized for defeating class certification in the multi-district class action, In re Interest Rate Swaps Antitrust Litigation, alleging an antitrust conspiracy in the multi-trillion-dollar market for interest rate swaps. 

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Alejandro Gordano Featured in Law.com International on Surge in Latin American Capital Markets Activity

February 26, 2024

Shearman & Sterling Capital Markets partner Alejandro Gordano was profiled by Law.com International on Feb. 23 in an article entitled “Shearman Lateral Hire Rides Latin America Capital Markets Wave.”

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Shearman & Sterling Advises on the Lotus Technology DeSPAC

February 23, 2024

Shearman & Sterling advised Deutsche Bank AG, as the PIPE placement agent to Lotus Technology Inc. (Lotus Tech), and Santander US Capital Markets LLC, as the capital markets advisor to L Catterton Asia Acquisition Corp. (LCAA), in connection with the business combination between Lotus Tech and LCAA. 

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Shearman & Sterling Ranks Highly in The Texas Lawbook’s 2023 Texas M&A Deal Table

February 16, 2024

Shearman & Sterling ranked highly in The Texas Lawbook’s Law Firm M&A Rankings table for 2023, illustrating the outstanding work of firm attorneys based Houston, Dallas and Austin. The firm finished the year in the top 10 among in all of the Lawbook’s categories for Texas-led and Texas related deals by total number and value.

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Bell Canada’s $1.45 Billion Notes Offering

February 15, 2024

Shearman & Sterling represented BofA Securities, RBC Capital Markets, CIBC Capital Markets, Mizuho, Scotiabank and SMBC Nikko as joint book-running managers, National Bank of Canada Financial Markets and Wells Fargo Securities as passive book-running managers and BMO Capital Markets, Citigroup, Desjardins Capital Markets, TD Securities and Casgrain & Company Limited as co-managers, in connection with Bell Canada’s registered public offering of $700 million aggregate principal amount of 5.200% Series US-9 Notes due 2034 and $750 million aggregate principal amount of 5.550% Series US-10 Notes due 2054 (collectively, the “Notes”).

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The Dow Chemical Company’s $1.25 Billion Inaugural Green Bond Offering

February 14, 2024

Shearman & Sterling represented The Dow Chemical Company, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Dow Inc. (NYSE: DOW), in connection with its offering of $600 million aggregate principal amount of 5.150% notes due 2034 and $650 million aggregate principal amount of 5.600% notes due 2054.