We advised the underwriters on the investment-grade sustainability-linked debt offering

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 2.250% notes due 2031. This was General Mills’ inaugural sustainability-linked notes issuance.

Based in Minneapolis, Minnesota, General Mills is a global manufacturer and marketer of branded consumer foods sold through retail stores. General Mills is also a manufacturer and marketer in the natural pet food category.

The Davis Polk corporate team included partner John B. Meade and associate Stephen H. Karp. The tax team included partner Mario J. Verdolini and associate April Filtz. All members of the Davis Polk team are based in the New York office.