We advised the initial purchasers on the high-yield notes offering

Davis Polk advised the initial purchasers in connection with a Rule 144A / Regulation S offering by Coty Inc. of $900 million aggregate principal amount of 5.000% senior secured notes due 2026. The notes are guaranteed by certain of Coty’s subsidiaries.

Coty is a global beauty company with a rich entrepreneurial history and an iconic portfolio of brands. Coty manufactures, markets, sells and distributes branded beauty products, including fragrances, color cosmetics, hair care products and skin & body related products throughout the world.

The Davis Polk capital markets team included partner Michael Kaplan and associates Joze Vranicar and Jordyn Giannone. The finance team included partner Meyer C. Dworkin and associates Christopher Nairn-Kim and Eric Y. Cheng. Partner Po Sit provided tax advice. Partner Pritesh P. Shah and associate S. Dream Montgomery provided intellectual property advice. Counsel Charles Shi provided executive compensation advice.  All members of the Davis Polk team are based in the New York office.