Davis Polk advised the representative of the initial purchasers in connection with a Rule 144A/Regulation S offering by JBS USA Lux S.A. and JBS USA Finance, Inc. of $900 million aggregate principal amount of 6.75% senior notes due 2028.
JBS USA is a processor of beef, pork and lamb in the United States, a processor of beef in Canada and the largest cattle feeder in the world with operations in the United States and Canada. JBS USA represents the North American arm of JBS S.A., the world's leading animal protein processor with more than 200,000 employees worldwide, more than 300 production units and export customers in more than 150 countries.
The Davis Polk corporate team included partner Manuel Garciadiaz, counsel Drew Glover and associates Dongbiao Shen and Billie Solomon. The tax team included partner Rachel D. Kleinberg and associates Andrew Imber and Christina L. Tacoronti. The environmental team included counsel David A. Zilberberg and associate Yuko Masunaga. Members of the Davis Polk team are based in the New York and Northern California offices.