Snap-on $500 million notes offering
Davis Polk advised the representatives of the several underwriters, in connection with an SEC-registered offering by Snap-on Incorporated of $500 million aggregate principal amount of its 3.100% notes due 2050.
Snap-on Incorporated is a leading global innovator, manufacturer and marketer of tools, equipment, diagnostics, repair information and systems solutions for professional users performing critical tasks. Products and services include hand and power tools, tool storage, diagnostics software, information and management systems, shop equipment and other solutions for vehicle dealerships and repair centers, as well as for customers in industries, including aviation and aerospace, agriculture, construction, government and military, mining, natural resources, power generation and technical education. Snap-on also derives income from various financing programs to facilitate the sales of its products and support its franchise business. Products and services are sold through the company’s franchisee, company-direct, distributor and internet channels. Founded in 1920, Snap-on is a $3.7 billion, S&P 500 company headquartered in Kenosha, Wisconsin.
The Davis Polk capital markets team included partner Byron B. Rooney and associates Jennifer Ying Lan, David Li and Chloe Wang. Counsel Sam Dimon and associate Lex L. Varga provided tax advice. The environmental team included counsel Loyti Cheng and associate Cristina Harshman. All members of the Davis Polk team are based in the New York office.