Eric Victorson is an associate in White & Case's Capital Markets practice in New York. He has experience representing issuers and underwriters on a range of debt and equity capital markets transactions, particularly cross-border securities offerings by foreign private issuers under US securities laws. Eric also advises US public companies with respect to their periodic reporting and disclosure obligations. In 2014 and 2015, Eric was based in the Firm's London office.
Prior to joining White & Case, Eric was an associate in the Singapore office of a leading English law firm. During law school, Eric was an associate editor of the Cardozo Journal of International and Comparative Law and also served as a summer fellow at the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission.
Recent transactions include:
Represented Saudi Aramco on the establishment of its Rule 144A/Regulation S Global Medium Term Notes program and issuance of US$12 billion notes thereunder. The transaction was Saudi Aramco's debut international capital markets issuance and comprised five tranches: US $1 billion 2.750% notes due 2022; US$2 billion 2.875% notes due 2024; US$3 billion 3.500% due 2029; US$3 billion 4.250% notes due 2039; and US$3 billion 4.375% notes due 2049. The notes were listed on the London Stock Exchange.
Represented the underwriting syndicate, including Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Inc., Deutsche Bank Securities Inc., Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC and J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, in connection with the US$733 million IPO on the New York Stock Exchange of BJ's Wholesale Club Holdings, Inc., a leading operator of membership warehouse clubs on the eastern seaboard of the United States.
Represented Credit Suisse Securities (Canada), Inc. and Morgan Stanley Canada Ltd. in a secondary offering of 69,000,000 common shares of Largo Resources Ltd. by certain selling shareholders of Largo. The distribution of the shares was made on a registered basis in Canada and on a private placement basis in the United States pursuant to Rule 144A and outside the United States pursuant to Regulation S.
Represented the underwriting syndicate, including Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Inc., Barclays Capital Inc. and SunTrust Robinson Humphrey, Inc., in connection with the offering by L3 Technologies, Inc. of US$800 million principal amount of 3.85% senior notes due 2023 and US$1 billion principal amount of 4.400% senior notes due 2028 along with the concurrent representation of Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Inc. as dealer manager for a tender offer by L3 Technologies, Inc. to repurchase US$1 billion principal amount of 5.20% senior notes due 2019 and US$800 million principal amount of 4.75% senior notes due 2020.
Represented the underwriting syndicate, including Barclays Capital Inc., Goldman, Sachs & Co., J.P. Morgan Securities LLC and Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC, in connection with the offering by Delta Air Lines, Inc. of US$1 billion in aggregate principal amount of 2.875% notes due 2020 and US$1 billion in aggregate principal amount of 3.625% notes due 2022.
Represented the State Treasury of the Republic of Poland in connection with the establishment of a US$5 billion shelf of debt securities registered with the SEC.
Represented Cnova N.V. and its parent company Groupe Casino in connection with the reorganization and spin-off of Groupe Casino's eCommerce businesses by means of a US$188 million IPO on NASDAQ.
Represented Deutsche Bank as depositary on numerous ADR issuances, including in connection with the US$248 million IPO of Momo Inc. on NASDAQ, the US$619 million sale of ADSs of JD.com, Inc. and the US$361 million sale of ADSs of Autohome Inc.