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News Jun 15, 2015

Shearman & Sterling Advises Dun & Bradstreet in Public Offering of $300,000,000 Senior Notes Due 2020

Shearman & Sterling represented Dun & Bradstreet in connection with an underwritten public offering of $300 million aggregate principal amount of its 4.000% Senior Notes due 2020 (the “Senior Notes”). The Senior Notes were underwritten by joint bookrunning managers J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated, Barclays Capital Inc. and HSBC Securities (USA) Inc. and Senior Co-Managers Mitsubishi UFJ Securities (USA), Inc. and RBS Securities Inc.

Dun & Bradstreet, founded in 1841, connects customers with prospects, suppliers, clients and partners. Nearly ninety percent of the Fortune 500, and companies of every size around the world, rely on Dun & Bradstreet’s data, insights and analytics.

The Shearman & Sterling team included partner Robert Treuhold (New York-Capital Markets), counsel Harald Halbhuber (New York-Capital Markets), and associates Bob Xiong (New York-Capital Markets), Athina Diamanti (New York-Capital Markets) and Hillary Bailey (New York-Corporate). Other members of the team included partner Ethan Harris (Washington, DC-Tax), counsel Nathan Tasso (Washington, DC-Tax) and associates Will Forster (New York-Investment Funds) and Mary Jo Lang (Washington, DC-Tax).