Pestalozzi advised Reynolds group including Swiss based SIG Combibloc Group AG on its USD 2.5 billion notes issuance and a USD 2 billion loan in connection with the acquisition of Graham Packaging Company Inc.
Reynolds Group Holdings Limited completed a private placement of USD 1,500 million of 7.875% senior secured notes and USD 1,000 million of 9.875% senior notes. The proceeds from the offering will be used to finance the acquisition of Graham Packaging Company Inc. and held in escrow until the completion of the proposed acquisition. In addition, Reynolds Group Holdings Ltd. entered into an amendment to its existing senior secured credit facilities pursuant to which lenders committed to provide incremental term loans in an aggregate principal amount of USD 2,000 million, to be funded on the closing date of the acquisition of Graham Packaging Company Inc. on 8 September 2011. Pestalozzi advised the issuers, borrowers and guarantors on Swiss law.