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Julie Cohen
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London Office Move and Selected Recent 2021 Transactions

Date: 09/14/21

To accommodate our expanding London finance practice, we are pleased to announce that our London office has moved into new space at 20 Fenchurch Street, nearly tripling our square footage and allowing for continued growth to better serve our clients. Please click here for details of our new address.

A selection of deals the London finance team has worked on in 2021 is set out below.

Selected Recent 2021 European Transactions

Apcoa:  The lead arrangers in connection with a €685 million equivalent offering of senior secured fixed and floating rates notes and a €80 million super senior revolving credit facility for Apcoa Parking, a portfolio company of Centerbridge Partners, and Europe’s longest-established parking provider headquartered in Germany.

888/William Hill:  The lead arrangers in connection with the financing to support the acquisition by 888 Holdings plc, one of the world’s leading online betting and gaming companies, of the international (non-US) business of William Hill at an enterprise value of £2.2 billion.

Infront:  The lenders in connection with the unitranche and super-senior revolving credit facilities provided to the Infront Group, a leading global sports events, media and marketing platform headquartered in Switzerland.

Kem One:  The lead arrangers in connection with the bridge to bond and super senior revolving credit facilities provided to support the acquisition by Apollo Global Management of the Kem One Group, a leading European chemicals producer headquartered in France.

Urbaser:  The lead arrangers in connection with the €2.455 billion credit facilities to support the acquisition by Platinum Equity of Urbaser S.A.U., a global environmental services provider headquartered in Spain.

Anticimex:  The lead arrangers in connection with the SEK16 billion EUR/USD/AUD equivalent first lien term loan and SEK3 billion revolving credit facilities to support the acquisition by EQT of Anticimex International AB, a global pest control company headquartered in Sweden.

Keepmoat:  The lead arrangers in connection with the bridge to bond and super senior revolving credit facilities provided to support the acquisition by Aermont Capital of the Keepmoat Homes, one of the largest UK home builders.

Antolin:  The initial purchasers in a €390 million notes offering by Grupo Antolin-Irausa, S.A.U., a provider of components for vehicle interiors worldwide.

Marlink:  The lead arrangers in connection with the USD815 million financing to support the acquisition by Providence Equity Partners of Marlink, leading provider of smart network solutions.

Belden:  The initial purchasers in a €300 million notes offering by Belden Inc., a signal transmission solutions provider built around two global business platforms – Enterprise Solutions and Industrial Solutions.

Nasdaq:  The initial purchasers in a €615 million notes offering by Nasdaq, Inc., a global technology company serving the capital markets and other industries.

Selected Recent 2021 Cross-Border Transactions

GW Pharmaceuticals:  The lead arrangers in connection with the credit facilities provided to support the acquisition by Jazz Pharmaceuticals plc of GW Pharmaceuticals plc, a UK pharmaceuticals business.

PRA Health Sciences:  Icon plc on the debt financing provided to support its acquisition of PRA Health Sciences, Inc., a global health sciences group headquartered in the United States.

Avast:  The lead arrangers in connection with the credit facilities provided to support the acquisition by NortonLifeLock of Avast Plc, a cybersecurity company.

Ardagh Metals:  The initial purchasers in a USD2.8 billion (equivalent) notes offering by Ardagh Metal Packaging Finance plc and Ardagh Metal Packaging Finance USA LLC in connection with the combination of the Ardagh Metal Packaging business with a SPAC.

Sanne:  The lead arrangers in connection with the first and second lien credit facilities provided to support the proposed acquisition by Apex Group of Sanne Group plc, a FTSE 250 specialist alternative asset fund and corporate administrator.

William Hill:  The lead arrangers in connection with the credit facilities provided to support the acquisition by Caesar’s Entertainment of William Hill Plc, a UK headquartered gaming business.

Clariant:  The lead arrangers in connection with the credit facilities provided to support the acquisition by SK Capital Partners and the Heubach Group of Clariant’s Pigments business.

Apex:  The lead arrangers in connection with the refinancing of credit facilities provided to the Apex Group, a global financial services provider.

Belron:  The lead arrangers in connection with a €665 million revolving credit facility, a USD1.62 billion term B credit facility, and a €840 million term B credit facility for Belron, an international vehicle glass repair and replacement company.

IGT:  The initial purchasers in a USD750 million notes offering by IGT PLC, a multinational gaming company.

City Football Group:  The lead arrangers in connection with the credit facilities provided to the City Football Group, the holding company of Manchester City FC.