Davis Polk advised (i) the joint lead arrangers and joint bookrunners and (ii) the administrative agent in connection with a $650 million incremental term facility for Energizer Holdings, Inc. The proceeds of the facility will be used to redeem existing senior unsecured notes of Energizer and for general corporate purposes.
Energizer Holdings, Inc., headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri, is one of the world's largest manufacturers of primary batteries and portable lighting products and is anchored by its two globally recognized brands Energizer and Eveready. Energizer is also a leading designer and marketer of automotive fragrance and appearance products from recognized brands such as Refresh Your Car!, California Scents, Driven, Bahama & Co., LEXOL and Eagle One.
The Davis Polk finance team included partner Monica Holland, counsel Sanders Witkow and associate Aviv Avnon. Partner Yasin Keshvargar and associate Claudia Carvajal Lopez contributed capital markets advice. Partner Lucy W. Farr and associate Tomislava Dragicevic contributed tax advice. Counsel Will Schisa contributed sanctions advice. Members of the Davis Polk team are based in the New York and Washington DC offices.