Shearman And Sterling

News April 13, 2017

Shearman & Sterling Advises on $2.55 Billion American Axle Financing

Shearman & Sterling represented American Axle & Manufacturing, Inc. (“AAM”), as borrower, and American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings, Inc. (“Holdings”) and certain of their subsidiaries in connection with the $2.55 billion financing for AAM (consisting of a $100 million term loan A facility, a $1.55 billion term loan B facility, a $900 million revolving credit facility (including a $250 million letter of credit facility)) to finance a portion of the consideration for Holdings’ acquisition of Metaldyne Performance Group, Inc. (“MPG”) on April 6, 2017, the repayment of existing indebtedness of AAM and MPG, and for general corporate purposes.

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