Shearman & Sterling advised Barclays Bank PLC, as sole bookrunner, on Stonegate Pub Company Financing plc's high yield "tap" offering of £80 million 5.75% Senior Secured Notes due 2019.
The offering, which was conducted pursuant to Rule 144A and Regulation S under the US Securities Act, closed on October 7, 2015. The proceeds of the offering were primarily used to refinance a senior secured facility entered into to finance the acquisition of certain freehold properties and other assets from Tattershall Castle Group. Shearman & Sterling also advised Barclays Bank in connection with Stonegate Pub Company Limited’s senior secured facility and amended revolving credit facility.
Stonegate Pub Company is one of the largest managed pub companies in the United Kingdom, operating 612 pubs, bars and other venues across the United Kingdom.