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Shearman & Sterling Earns High Rankings in Chambers UK 2022

October 21, 2021

Shearman & Sterling continues to garner recognition in the 2022 edition of Chambers UK receiving 37 rankings in the new edition, including 13 practice and 24 individual rankings. Of those, eight were in Band 2 or above.

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Enefit Green €175 Million IPO

October 21, 2021

Shearman & Sterling advised Citigroup, Nordea and Swedbank as joint global coordinators and joint bookrunners in connection with the €175 million Rule 144A / Regulation S initial public offering and listing on Nasdaq Tallinn of Enefit Green AS, the renewables subsidiary of Estonian state-owned energy company Eesti Energia AS. The IPO consisted of a primary offering of shares by Enefit Green and the sale of a minority stake by Eesti Energia which will continue to remain a significant shareholder post IPO. It is one of the largest IPOs in the Baltics in the recent years.

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Guangdong – Hong Kong Greater Bay Area Holdings Limited's $277 Million Exchange Offer and Concurrent New Money Offering

October 20, 2021

Shearman & Sterling represented Haitong International, Guotai Junan International and Potomac Capital Limited as the dealer managers in connection with the exchange offer by Guangdong – Hong Kong Greater Bay Area Holdings Limited of any and all of its outstanding 14% senior notes due 2021 for 13.85% senior notes due 2023. In connection with the exchange offer, the company issued $235.72 million 13.85% senior notes due 2023.

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Prenetics’ Business Combination with Artisan Acquisition Corp.

October 20, 2021

Shearman & Sterling is representing UBS Securities LLC, Citigroup Global Markets Inc., Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC and China International Capital Corporation Hong Kong Securities Limited, who are acting as placement agents on the PIPE in connection with Prenetics Group Limited (Prenetics)’s business combination with Artisan Acquisition Corp. (Artisan). Prenetics, a global leader in genomic and diagnostic testing, has entered into a definitive merger agreement with Artisan, a publicly listed special purpose acquisition company privately founded by cultural entrepreneur Adrian Cheng, in a transaction valuing Prenetics at an enterprise value of $1.25 billion with a combined equity value of approximately $1.7 billion.

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Shearman & Sterling Partners Denise M. Grant and Grissel Mercado Named to Latinvex Top 100 Female Lawyers List

October 15, 2021

Two Shearman & Sterling partners, Denise M. Grant (New York-Project Development and Finance) and Grissel Mercado (New York-Capital Markets), have been named to Latin America’s Top 100 Female Lawyers list by Latinvex. This is the third consecutive year that Denise was recognized on the list.

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Shearman & Sterling Receives the Innovation Award at The New York Legal Awards

October 15, 2021

On October 13, 2021, Shearman & Sterling was awarded The New York Law Journal’s Innovation Award at the annual New York Legal Awards, held at the Marriott Marquis in New York City.

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Kris Ferranti Receives 50 Under 40 Honors by GlobeSt. Real Estate Forum

October 15, 2021

Partner Kris Ferranti (New York-Real Estate) has been selected by GlobeSt. Real Estate Forum for the publication’s 2021 50 Under 40 series.

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The Province of Ontario's $1.0 Billion Bond Offering

October 14, 2021

Shearman & Sterling represented the Province of Ontario in connection with its public offering of $1.0 billion of its 1.800 percent Bonds due October 14, 2031.  Application has been made to the Luxembourg Stock Exchange for the Bonds to be admitted to trading on the Euro MTF Market of the LSE.

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Evolute Capital, Along with Hunt Technology Ventures, Makes Investment in eGroup

October 14, 2021

Shearman & Sterling advised Evolute Capital, a Dallas-based middle market private equity firm focused on building a best-in-class IT services platform, in its substantial cash investment to acquire a majority of the equity of eGroup Holding Company, a globally recognized cloud services provider.

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Learn CW Investment Corporation’s $230 Million IPO

October 14, 2021

Shearman & Sterling advised Evercore ISI as the sole book-running manager on the initial public offering of Learn CW Investment, a SPAC, of 23 million units (which includes 3 million units issued pursuant to the exercise by Evercore ISI of its over-allotment option) at an offering price of $10.00 per unit, each unit consisting of one Class A ordinary share and one-half of one redeemable warrant.