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Seven West raises $440 million

Seven West raises $440 million

Ashurst and Freehills have helped Seven West Media raise millions.

Firms: Ashurst (underwriters CBA Equities, Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan & UBS) Freehills (Seven West Media Limited (ASX: SWM))

Deal: Underwritten accelerated renounceable entitlement offer

Area: Corporate

Value: $440 million

Key players: Sarah Dulhunty led for Ashurst. Rebecca Maslen-Stannage led for Freehills with support from senior legal associate Jennifer Harding. 

Deal significance: SWM announced yesterday (16 July) that it will raise up to approximately $440 million via an accelerated, renounceable pro-rata entitlement offer. SWM's two largest shareholders, Seven Group Holdings Limited (through its subsidiaries) and Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co (KKR) have committed to take up their full entitlement and the remainder of the entitlement offer is underwritten. The proceeds will be used primarily to pay down existing debt.

 

 

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