Shearman And Sterling

News Feb 10, 2015

Shearman & Sterling Advises Arrangers in $750 Million Financing Related to Spinoff by Alliant Techsystems Inc. of Sporting Group Segment

Shearman & Sterling represented Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated, The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, LTD., J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, Suntrust Robinson Humphrey, Inc., U.S. Bank National Association and Wells Fargo Securities, LLC, as joint lead arrangers and joint bookrunning managers, in connection with a $750 million aggregate senior secured financing, including a $350 million senior secured term loan A facility and a $400 million senior secured revolving credit facility, related to Alliant Techsystems Inc.’s spinoff of its Sporting Group segment (to be renamed Vista Outdoor Inc.).

The Shearman & Sterling team included partners JD DeSantis (New York-Capital Markets) and Malcolm Montgomery (New York-Real Estate); associates Andrea Steeves (New York-Finance), Nathan Wood (Palo Alto-Finance), Jeff Saccone (New York-Finance), Scott Johnson (New York-Corporate), and Julia Twarog (New York-Corporate); and specialist Todd Matthias (New York-Real Estate).