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Conyers Dill & Pearman advised a consortium of leading financial institutions as purchasers in connection with a private placement notes offering issued by Smurfit Kappa Acquisitions Unlimited Company, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Smurfit Kappa Group plc.
Smurfit Kappa Group, whose shares are listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE: SKG) and the Irish Stock Exchange (ISE: SKG), is a world leader in paper-based packaging with operations in Europe, the US and Latin America.
€600 million 2.875% Senior Notes due 2026 were issued in June 2018, guaranteed by Smurfit Kappa subsidiaries across a number of jurisdictions, including Ireland, Belgium, Bermuda, Canada, Czech Republic, Denmark, England, France, Germany, Gibraltar, Italy, Mexico, Netherlands, Norway, Spain, Sweden and the US.
Counsel Sheba Raza and Associate Sophia Collis of Conyers’ London office advised on Bermuda law aspects of the notes documentation working alongside Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP who advised on the US law aspects of the transaction.