General Mills $500 Million Notes Offering

Davis Polk advised the representatives of the underwriters in connection with an SEC-registered offering by General Mills, Inc. of $500 million aggregate principal amount of its 2.600% notes due 2022.

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 supplier of branded and unbranded food products to the food service and commercial baking industries.

The Davis Polk corporate team included partner John B. Meade and associates Donald Shum, Roohi Gupte and Mahfouz Basith. The tax team included partner Lucy W. Farr and associate Catherine L. Chu. All members of the Davis Polk team are based in the New York office.