Shearman And Sterling

News February 04, 2014

Shearman & Sterling Advises on $1.8 Billion Notes Offering by Forest Laboratories

Shearman & Sterling represented Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC, Credit Suisse (USA) LLC and J.P. Morgan LLC, as joint bookrunning managers, and Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated, Fifth Third Securities, Inc., U.S. Bancorp Investments, Inc., The Governor and Company of the Bank of Ireland, TD Securities (USA) LLC and The Williams Capital Group, L.P. in connection with the private placement, pursuant to Rule 144A and Regulation S, of $1.05 billion aggregate principal amount of its 4.375% Senior Notes due 2019 and $750 million aggregate principal amount of its 4.875% Senior Notes due 2021. Forest Laboratories used the net proceeds from the notes offering, together with cash on hand, to fund the acquisition of Aptalis Holdings, Inc.

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