Benjamin S.Borden (Ben)

Associate

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Ben Borden practices in the areas of capital markets and general corporate law. His experience includes representing U.S. and international issuers and investment banks in connection with a variety of public and private transactions, including investment-grade, convertible, and high yield debt offerings; equity offerings; and exchange offers and tender offers. He also has advised U.S. and international clients on corporate governance, securities laws, and periodic reporting responsibilities. He has prepared and reviewed various '33 and '34 Act filings, including registration statements, proxy statements, and periodic filings.

Ben has worked with a variety of issuers and financial institutions, including multinational corporations, middle market companies, venture-stage companies, private equity firms, hedge funds, investment banks, and on transactions across many industries, including consumer products, automotive, health care, energy, media and telecommunications, and financial services.

Experience

  • Wabtec completes $1.5 billion secondary offering of Common StockJones Day represented Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corporation ("Wabtec") in connection with a $1.5 billion secondary public offering of Common Stock by a selling stockholder.
  • Syndicate of international and Brazilian investment banks complete $500 million Senior Notes offering by Marfrig Global FoodsJones Day advised a syndicate of international and Brazilian investment banks in an international offering of $500 million of 6.625% Senior Notes due 2029 by a subsidiary of Marfrig Global Foods S.A., one of Brazil's largest food processing companies, and concurrent tender offers by Marfrig for two series of its outstanding debt securities.
  • Omnicom completes €1 billion Senior Notes offeringJones Day represented Omnicom Group Inc., a leading global marketing and corporate communications company, in connection with the public offering by its wholly owned U.K. finance subsidiary, Omnicom Finance Holdings plc, of €1.0 billion of Senior Notes, consisting of €500 million of 0.800% Senior Notes due 2027 and €500 million of 1.400% Senior Notes due 2031.
  • Syndicate of international banks complete $1.0 billion Senior Notes by Marfrig Global FoodsJones Day advised a syndicate of international banks in an international offering of $1.0 billion of 7.000% Senior Notes due 2026 by a subsidiary of Marfrig Global Foods S.A., one of Brazil's largest food processing companies, and concurrent tender offers by Marfrig for two series of its outstanding debt securities.
  • Wabtec completes $1.9 billion secondary offering of Common StockJones Day represented Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corporation (“Wabtec”) in connection with a $1.9 billion secondary public offering of Common Stock by a selling stockholder.
  • Twin River Worldwide Holdings combines with Dover Downs Gaming & Entertainment, Inc.Jones Day advised Twin River Worldwide Holdings, Inc. in its merger with Dover Downs Gaming & Entertainment, Inc.
  • Wabtec completes $2.5 billion public offering of Senior NotesJones Day represented Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corporation (“Wabtec”) in connection with its underwritten public offering of $2.5 billion aggregate principal of Senior Notes, consisting of (i) $500 million aggregate principal amount of Floating Rate Senior Notes due 2021, (ii) $750 million aggregate principal amount of 4.150% Senior Notes due 2024, and (iii) $1.250 billion aggregate principal amount of 4.700% Senior Notes due 2028.
  • Nine Dragons Paper acquires Catalyst Paper Corporation for $175 millionJones Day advised Nine Dragons Paper in its $175 million acquisition of the Rumford, Maine and Biron, Wisconsin paper mills of Catalyst Paper Corporation.
  • Wabtec announces new financing arrangementsJones Day represented Wabtec Corporation in connection with the refinancing and replacement of its existing revolving credit facility in the aggregate principal amount of $1.2 billion; a refinancing term loan in an aggregate principal amount of $350 million; and a new delayed draw term loan in an aggregate principal amount of $400 million.
  • International Automotive Components Group completes refinancing of Senior Secured NotesJones Day advised International Automotive Components Group, S.A., a leading global supplier of automotive components and systems, in connection with the issuance of $215 million of Senior Secured Notes due 2023 to Gamut Capital Management, L.P. in a private placement.
  • Syndicate of international banks complete international offering of $1.0 billion Senior Notes by Marfrig Global FoodsJones Day advised a syndicate of international banks in an international offering of $1.0 billion of 6.875% Senior Notes due 2025 by Marfrig Global Foods S.A., one of Brazil's largest food processing companies, and concurrent tender offers by Marfrig for two series of its outstanding debt securities.
  • Athyrium Capital Management invests in Village Practice Management Company via notes and warrantsJones Day advised Athyrium Capital Management, LP in connection with its investment in Village Practice Management Company, LLC, a venture stage healthcare and technology company that partners with primary care providers to facilitate their shift from volume-based to value-based compensation models, of up to $80 million of Senior Secured Notes with warrants in a private placement.
  • Fly Leasing issues $300 million of Senior Notes in registered offeringJones Day advised Fly Leasing Limited, a global lessor of modern commercial jet aircraft, in connection with its issuance of $300 million aggregate principal amount of 5.250% Senior Notes due 2024.
  • BNP Paribas, Citigroup Global Markets, Goldman Sachs, and Merrill Lynch complete $4.0 billion public bond offering by PepsiCoJones Day represented BNP Paribas Securities Corp., Citigroup Global Markets Inc., Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC and Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated, as representatives of the several underwriters, in connection with the public offering by PepsiCo, Inc., a world leader in convenient snacks, foods and beverages, of $4.0 billion of Senior Notes, consisting of $1.5 billion of Floating Rate Notes due 2018, $1.0 billion of 2.000% Senior Notes due 2021 and $1.5 billion of 3.000% Senior Notes due 2027.
  • Meritor completes $325 million Rule 144A offering of Convertible Senior NotesJones Day represented Meritor, Inc., a premier global supplier of a broad range of integrated systems, modules and components to original equipment manufacturers and the aftermarket for the commercial vehicle, transportation and industrial sectors, in connection with a Rule 144A offering of $325 million of 3.25% Convertible Senior Notes due 2037.
  • TV Azteca completes $400 million international offering of Senior NotesJones Day advised BCP Securities, LLC; Jefferies LLC; and Morgan Stanley & Co. International plc in connection with an international offering of $400 million of 8.250% Senior Notes due 2024 by TV Azteca, S.A.B. de C.V., one of the two largest producers of Spanish-language television content in the world and the second largest television broadcasting company in Mexico based on broadcast advertising market share.
  • Taseko Mines Limited completes $250 million Rule 144A and Regulation S offeringJones Day represented Taseko Mines Limited, a mining company focused on the operation and development of mines in North America, in connection with a Rule 144A and Regulation S offering of $250 million aggregate principal amount of 8.750% Senior Secured Notes due 2022.
  • Deutsche Bank, J.P. Morgan, and Morgan Stanley complete $3.0 billion public bond offering by PepsiCo and HSBC, RBC, and TD complete CAD750 million public bond offering by PepsiCoJones Day represented Deutsche Bank Securities Inc., J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, and Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC, as representatives of the several underwriters, in connection with the public offering by PepsiCo, Inc., a world leader in convenient snacks, foods and beverages, of $3.0 billion of Senior Notes, consisting of $350 million of Floating Rate Notes due 2019, $400 million of Floating Rate Notes due 2022, $750 million of 1.550% Senior Notes due 2019, $750 million of 2.250% Senior Notes due 2022, and $750 million of 4.000% Senior Notes due 2047.
  • TransDigm Group issues additional 6.500% Senior Subordinated NotesJones Day represented TransDigm Group Incorporated, a leading global designer, producer and supplier of highly engineered aircraft components, in connection with the Rule 144A and Regulation S offering by TransDigm Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of TransDigm Group, of additional 6.500% Senior Subordinated Notes due 2025 (the “Notes”) in an aggregate principal amount of $300 million.
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