Various partners and associates of the Antitrust and Litigation teams have been nominated for the Concurrences Antitrust Writing Awards 2018.
Shearman & Sterling advised the previous shareholders of MeinAuto GmbH, including Holtzbrinck Ventures GmbH, Global Founders Capital GmbH & Co., Beteiligungs KG Nr. 1, Vorwerk Direct Selling Ventures GmbH and Herrn Nicolas Leutwiler, on the sale of their shares to the U.K. investment firm HgCapital.
Shearman & Sterling advised Credit Suisse as sole global coordinator on Pro-Gest S.p.A.’s €250 million inaugural high yield bond offering. Pro-Gest expects to use the proceeds of the offering to repay certain outstanding indebtedness and for general corporate purposes, including the prefunding of capital expenditures.
Shearman & Sterling advised Barclays, DNB Markets, UniCredit Bank, BNP Paribas, BofA Merrill Lynch, Lloyds Bank, NatWest Markets and Société Générale on Thomas Cook's €400 million high yield bond offering.
The firm hosted a traditional American Thanksgiving dinner on November 15 at the Biblioteca Nacional de España, a venue that had only been used for a private event twice before since its opening in the 1800s. The event brought together many of the firm’s key clients and local counsel in Spain and provided networking opportunities for attendees, including 25 partners and counsel from offices in New York, Paris, London, Milan, Brussels and Frankfurt.