13 May 2013
– Leading global law firm Mayer Brown represented Wepa Hygieneprodukte GmbH, a leading, family-owned producer and supplier of tissue products in Europe, on the inaugural offering of €275 million of its 6.500% Senior Secured Notes due 2020 and on a new €90 million Senior Revolving Credit Facility. The notes were listed on the Luxembourg Stock Exchange. The proceeds of the offering, which closed on 13 May 2013, together with drawings under the Senior Revolving Credit Facility, will be used primarily to refinance existing indebtedness.
The Mayer Brown team from the Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, London, New York and Paris offices was led by Bernd Bohr
(Corporate & Securities London), Dr. Hendrik Otto
(Corporate & Securities Dusseldorf) and Dirk-Peter Flor
(Banking & Finance Frankfurt). The team included partners Dr. Ulrike Binder, Dr. Marco Wilhelm (Corporate & Securities, Frankfurt), John Berkery (Corporate & Securities, New York), Jason Bazar (Tax, New York), Sandy Bhogal (Tax, London), Dr. Ingo Kleutgens (Tax, Frankfurt), Serge Levine (Corporate & Securities, Paris) and Dr. Jochen Seitz (Banking & Finance, Frankfurt) and associates Dr. Jan Streer (Corporate & Securities, Düsseldorf), Dr. Malte Richter (Corporate & Securities, Frankfurt), Marc Bäumer (Banking & Finance, Frankfurt), Dr. Sven Labudda, Sören Pruß (Corporate & Securities, Frankfurt), Charles-Henri Prioul (Banking & Finance, Paris), Benjamin Fryer (Tax, London), Angeli Sunmonu (Banking & Finance, London), Philipp Jaspers (Corporate & Securities, Düsseldorf) and Cornelia Geissler (Tax, Frankfurt).