Jenner & Block

 

Mr. Boch’s capital markets experience includes the representation of:

  • General Dynamics in multiple securities offerings, including:
    • its $7.5 billion public offering of floating rate notes due 2020, floating rate notes due 2021, 2.875% senior notes, 3.000% senior notes, 3.375% senior notes, 3.500% senior notes and 3.750% senior notes;
    • its $4 billion public offering of 3.250% senior notes, 3.500% senior notes, 3.625% senior notes, 4.250% senior notes and 4.250% senior notes;
    • its $1.5 billion public offering of 1.375% senior notes, 2.250% senior notes and 3.875% senior notes;
    • its $1 billion public offering of 2.375% senior notes and 2.625% senior notes;
    • its $1 billion public offering of 1.875% senior notes and 2.125% senior notes;
    • its $1 billion public offering of 5.250% senior notes; and
    • its $750 million public offering of 1.800% senior notes.
  • General Motors in multiple securities offerings and transactions, including:
    • its $23.1 billion IPO, which consisted of a sale of $18.1 billion of GM common stock by the US Treasury, the Canadian government and the UAW Retiree Medical Benefits Trust and a concurrent issuance of $5.0 billion of Series B mandatory convertible junior preferred stock by GM;
    • its $4.5 billion Rule 144A offering of 3.500% senior notes, 4.875% senior notes and 6.250% senior notes, and its subsequent $4.5 billion SEC-registered exchange offer of senior notes;
    • its $3 billion public offering of floating rate senior notes, 4.200% senior notes, 5.150% senior notes and 5.400% senior notes;
    • its $2.5 billion public offering of 4.000% senior notes, 5.000% senior notes and 5.200% senior notes;
    • a $1.7 billion public secondary offering of GM common stock by the US Treasury and the UAW Retiree Medical Benefits Trust;
    • a $1.6 billion public secondary offering of GM common stock by the UAW Retiree Medical Benefits Trust;
    • a $175 million public secondary offering of warrants to purchase GM common stock by the UAW Retiree Medical Benefits Trust through a modified "Dutch auction" process;
    • its negotiated buyback of $5.5 billion of GM common stock from the U.S. Treasury;
    • its issuance and contribution of $2 billion of GM common stock to its hourly and salaried employee pension plans; and
    • its issuance and contribution of $4.4 billion of GM convertible debt securities to the UAW Retiree Medical Benefits Trust.
  • UDR, Inc. (a real estate investment trust) in its $300 million public offering of 3.500% medium-term notes.
  • KEMET Corporation in a $173 million public secondary offering of KEMET common stock by an affiliate of Platinum Equity, LLC.
  • CBOT Holdings (holding company for the Chicago Board of Trade) in its $198 million IPO.

Mr. Boch’s M&A experience includes the representation of:

  • Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings, Inc. in its pending $5 billion sale to Lockheed Martin in an all-cash merger transaction.
  • General Dynamics in numerous acquisition and divestiture transactions ranging in size from $20 million to $360 million.
  • General Motors in the sale of substantially all of its assets in a $50+ billion transaction to a newly formed entity sponsored by the US Treasury in connection with GM’s Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing.
  • General Motors in the split-off of Hughes Electronics from GM and the subsequent acquisition by News Corporation of 34% of Hughes for $6.6 billion as part of transactions valued at over $17 billion.
  • Merge Healthcare Incorporated in its $1 billion sale to IBM in an all-cash merger transaction.
  • Equity Group Investments in an $8.2 billion going-private transaction involving Tribune Company.
  • Grubb & Ellis Company in the sale of its Daymark Realty Advisors tenant-in-common business unit.