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White & Case Advises on JAB Holdings B.V.'s US$500 Million Notes Issuance

Global law firm White & Case LLP has advised BofA Securities, Inc., Citigroup Global Markets Inc., J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, Santander Investment Securities Inc. and TD Securities (USA) LLC, as the representatives of the initial purchasers, on the Rule 144A/Regulation S issuance by JAB Holdings B.V. of US$500 million in aggregate principal amount of its 3.750% senior notes due 2051.

The notes are guaranteed by JAB Holding Company s.à r.l., an investor in consumer-focused industries with attractive long-term dynamics, including strong growth prospects, attractive margin and cash flow characteristics, and proven resiliency. Together with JAB Consumer Fund, JAB Holding Company is the largest shareholder of Keurig Dr Pepper, a leader in the North American beverage market, and has controlling stakes in JDE Peet's, the largest pure-play fast-moving consumer goods coffee company in the world; Panera Bread, a leading bakery-cafe company; Pret A Manger, a leading company in the ready-to-eat food market; Caribou Coffee Company, a specialty retailer of high-quality premium coffee products; Einstein Noah Restaurant Group, the leader in the North American bagel category; Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, a global leader in doughnuts and other premium-quality sweet treats; Espresso House, the largest branded coffee shop chain in Scandinavia; and National Veterinary Associates, one of the largest veterinary and pet care services organizations in the world. JAB Holding Company is also the largest shareholder in Coty Inc., a global leader in beauty, and owns luxury goods company Bally.

The White & Case Capital Markets team was led by partner Andrew Weisberg (New York) and included partner Rebecca Emory (Frankfurt), and associates Abigail Simon, Corinna Pilon (both New York), and Eline Souffriau (Brussels). They were supported by Tax partner Chad McCormick (Houston), local partner Christophe Goossens (Brussels), and associates Kyle Ezzedine (New York) and Antoine Cleret (Brussels).

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