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News Oct 14, 2014

Shearman & Sterling Advises on West Fraser Timber’s $300 Million Senior Notes Offering

Shearman & Sterling represented West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. (“West Fraser”) in connection with a Rule 144A/Regulation S offering of $300 million aggregate principal amount of West Fraser’s 4.35% Senior Notes due 2024.

West Fraser is a diversified forest products company which produces lumber, panels, pulp, newsprint and wood chips. West Fraser operates through subsidiaries and joint ventures in British Columbia, Alberta and the southern United States.

The Shearman & Sterling team included partners Jason Lehner (Toronto/New York-Capital Markets) and Larry Crouch (Palo Alto-Tax), counsel Jeff Salinger (New York-Environmental), and associates Kevin Roggow (Toronto-Capital Markets), Bilal Choksi (Toronto-Capital Markets), Drew Valentine (Toronto-Capital Markets) and Ryan Bray (Palo Alto-Tax).