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Our commercially savvy lawyers regularly lead strategic transactions and complex disputes for clients in a variety of industries and regions. We’ve included a small selection of matters for your convenience.
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InterXion in its combination with Digital Realty, valuing InterXion at $8.4 billion.

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP is advising InterXion (NYSE: INXN) in its combination with Digital Realty (NYSE: DLR) to create a leading global provider of data center, colocation and interconnection solutions. Under the terms of the purchase agreement, InterXion shareholders will receive a fixed exchange ratio of 0.7067 Digital Realty shares per InterXion share. The transaction values InterXion at approximately $93.48 per ordinary share or approximately $8.4 billion of total enterprise value, including assumed net debt. Completion of the transaction is subject to customary closing conditions, including approval by shareholders of InterXion and shareholders of Digital Realty. For more information, please see the companies’ press release.  Read More>

Mitsui USA in its acquisition of a minority non-controlling interest in Capitala, an asset management firm, and the formation of a strategic partnership between the two firms.

Debevoise is advising Mitsui & Co. (U.S.A.), Inc. (“Mitsui USA”) in its acquisition of a minority non-controlling interest in Capitala Group (“Capitala”) and the formation of a strategic partnership between the two firms. The partnership combines Mitsui USA’s global reach and capabilities with Capitala’s proven 20-year track record. Read the press release here.  Read More>

Clayton, Dubilier & Rice in its $3.8 billion take private acquisition of Anixter International, a NYSE-listed company.

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP is advising Clayton, Dubilier & Rice in its $3.8 billion acquisition of Anixter International Inc., a New York Stock Exchange listed company. Under the terms of the merger agreement, CD&R-managed funds will acquire all of the outstanding shares of Anixter common stock for $81.00 per share in cash. The transaction will result in Anixter becoming a private company and is expected to close by the end of the first quarter of 2020. For more information please see the company’s press release. Read More>

Norilsk Nickel in its $750 million Eurobond offering of 3.375% notes due 2024.

The Moscow and London offices of Debevoise & Plimpton LLP have advised longstanding client PJSC MMC Norilsk Nickel (“Nornickel”) in its $750 million Eurobond offering due 2024 with a coupon rate of 3.375% per annum, the lowest coupon ever achieved by Nornickel on a U.S. Dollar transaction. Read More>

Kelso & Company in its acquisition of a majority equity interest in Individual FoodService from Sole Source Capital.

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP is advising Kelso & Company in its acquisition of a majority equity interest in Individual FoodService (“IFS”), a leading distributor of food service disposables and janitorial and sanitation products, from Sole Source Capital. Read the company press release here. Read More>