Shearman & Sterling represented the underwriters, led by Citigroup Global Markets Inc., Credit Agricole Securities (USA) Inc., Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated and Mizuho Securities USA Inc., as the joint bookrunning managers in connection with a shelf takedown of $800 million aggregate principal amount of 2.95% notes due 2026 of Time Warner Inc. The notes are guaranteed by certain of Time Warner’s domestic subsidiaries.
Time Warner is a leading media and entertainment company with businesses in television networks, film and TV entertainment. The company plans to use the proceeds for general corporate purposes.
The Shearman & Sterling team advising the underwriters included partner Lisa Jacobs (New York-Capital Markets); and associates Ana Aur (Toronto-Capital Markets) and Brian Hurd (New York-Corporate Group). Other key members of the team included partners Russell Sacks (New York-Financial Institutions Advisory & Financial Regulatory) and Kristen Garry (Washington, DC-Tax); counsel Jennifer Morton (New York- Financial Institutions Advisory & Financial Regulatory); and associate Eric Grosshandler (New York-Tax).