The investment-grade notes are due 2027

Davis Polk advised the representatives of the several underwriters, in connection with an SEC-registered offering by General Mills, Inc., consisting of $500 million of its 4.700% notes due 2027.

Headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, General Mills is guided by its Accelerate strategy to drive shareholder value by boldly building its brands, relentlessly innovating, unleashing its scale and standing for good. Its portfolio of beloved brands includes household names such as Cheerios, Nature Valley, Blue Buffalo, Häagen-Dazs, Old El Paso, Pillsbury, Betty Crocker, Yoplait, Totino’s, Annie’s, Wanchai Ferry, Yoki and more. General Mills generated fiscal 2023 net sales of $20.1 billion. In addition, the company’s share of non-consolidated joint venture net sales totaled $1.0 billion.

The Davis Polk capital markets team included partner John B. Meade and counsel Jennifer Ying Lan. The tax team included partner Mario J. Verdolini. All members of the Davis Polk team are based in the New York office.