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Publications

COVID-19 Update for Public Companies: Nasdaq Provides Temporary Relief as to the 20% Shareholder Approval Requirement

The SEC recently approved a rule change that provides Nasdaq-listed companies with a limited temporary exception to the shareholder approval requirement for private placements and a narrow related exception for an affiliate’s participation in these placements. 

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Client News

Carnival Corporation & plc Closes Equity and Debt Offerings Totaling $6.6 Billion

Paul, Weiss advised Carnival Corporation & plc in three recent equity and debt offerings. The transactions included a registered offering of $575 million of common stock, a Rule 144A offering of $2.0125 billion principal amount of 5.75% convertible senior notes due 2023, and a Rule 144A offering of $4 billion principal amount of 11.5% first-priority senior secured notes due 2023.

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Client News

Shopify Closes $1.5 Billion Public Offering

Shopify Inc., a leading global commerce company, closed a $1.5 billion offering of 2,127,500 Class A subordinate voting shares at a price of $700 per share. Paul, Weiss represented the underwriters on the offering, led by Citigroup and Credit Suisse as joint bookrunners.

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Client News

Paul, Weiss Advises SeaWorld in Senior Secured Notes Offering

Paul, Weiss is advising SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment, Inc. in its offering of $227.5 million in aggregate principal amount of its 8.750% first-lien senior secured notes due 2025.

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Client News

Dave & Buster’s Completes At-The-Market Offering

Paul, Weiss advised Dave & Buster’s Entertainment, Inc. in an At-the-Market equity offering. Dave & Buster’s operates 139 restaurant and entertainment venues across the country, and employs 16,000; as of March 20, it had shut down all of its operations.

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Publications

COVID-19 Update: NYSE Shareholder Approval for Related Party and 20% Issuances Temporarily Waived and Minimum Market Capitalization Standard Temporarily Suspended

The SEC is temporarily waiving certain requirements under the NYSE’s shareholder approval rule applicable to equity issuances to related parties and equity issuances in private placements in excess of 20%.

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Client News

Elanco Raises $1.3 Billion in Concurrent Common Stock and Tangible Equity Unit Offerings

Paul, Weiss advised Elanco Animal Health Incorporated, a premier global animal health company, in the concurrent offerings of 22,694,732 shares of common stock and 11,000,000 5.00% tangible equity units.

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Client News

Wanda Sports Group Completes IPO

Paul, Weiss represented Wanda Sports Group in a successful initial public offering and listing on the Nasdaq Global Select Market of American Depositary Shares.

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White papers

Cryptocurrencies & Blockchain

The sudden and rapid rise of virtual currencies, coupled with the potential applications of blockchain and distributed ledger technologies across virtually all industries, has generated a wave of innovation, disruptive businesses and a modern digital economy. This series of white papers examines the new legal and regulatory issues in these areas that are cropping up every day.

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Client News

Watches of Switzerland Completes IPO on London Stock Exchange

Paul, Weiss represented Watches of Switzerland Group PLC and Jewel Holdco S.à r.l., its immediate parent, in a successful initial public offering of Watches of Switzerland’s shares.

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Client News

Taylor Morrison Closes Senior Notes Offering

Paul, Weiss advised Taylor Morrison Home Corporation, a leading homebuilder and developer of lifestyle and master-planned communities, in the issuance of $450.0 million aggregate principal amount of 5.75% senior notes due 2028 by its wholly owned subsidiary, Taylor Morrison Communities, Inc.

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Client News

Swiss Re Completes Two New Hybrid Securities Offerings

Swiss Re completed an offering of $1 billion Guaranteed Subordinated Fixed Rate Reset Step-up Callable Notes with a scheduled maturity in 2049 and €750 million Guaranteed Subordinated Fixed Rate Reset Step-up Callable Notes with a scheduled maturity in 2049.

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Client News

The Medicines Company Closes Public Offering of Common Stock

Paul, Weiss client The Medicines Company, a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing treatments for atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, closed a public offering of 5,227,273 shares of its common stock at a public offering price of $33.00 per share.

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