Johanna Interian is an associate in the Firm's Capital Markets Practice in New York. She represents financial institutions and issuers in a range of equity and debt transactions, including SEC-registered offerings, Rule 144A and Regulation S offerings and liability management transactions. Johanna also advises clients on general corporate matters and ongoing disclosure and compliance requirements under U.S. securities laws.
StoneCo US$1.4 Billion IPO (2018)
Represented the underwriters on the US$1.4 billion initial public offering of Class A common shares of StoneCo Ltd. and the concurrent US$100 million private placement of Class A common shares to Ant Financial, an affiliate of the Alibaba Group. Berkshire Hathaway, Inc. agreed to purchase 14,166,748 Class A common shares at the IPO price for a total investment of US$340,001,952. Stone is a leading provider of financial technology solutions that empower merchants and integrated partners to conduct electronic commerce seamlessly across in-store, online, and mobile channels in Brazil.
HC2 Holdings Notes Offerings (2018)
Represented Jefferies LLC as initial purchaser on the sale by HC2 Holdings, Inc. of US$470 million senior secured notes and US$55 million convertible senior notes. HC2 is a publicly traded holding company with operating subsidiaries across various segments, including manufacturing, marine services, insurance, telecommunications, utilities and life sciences.
BJ's Wholesale Club US$733 Million IPO (2018)
Represented the underwriters, led by Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Inc., Deutsche Bank Securities Inc., Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC and J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, on the US$733 million initial public offering on the New York Stock Exchange of the common stock of BJ's Wholesale Club Holdings, Inc., a leading operator of membership warehouse clubs in the eastern United States.
Syngenta US$4.75 Billion Notes Offering (2018)
Represented a global consortium of 17 initial purchasers on the US$4.75 billion notes offering by Syngenta Finance N.V. The notes were guaranteed by Syngenta AG, a world leading agribusiness operating in the crop protection and seeds business and in the lawn and garden business.
CURO IPO and Stockholders Follow-On Offering (2017 – 2018)
Represented the underwriters, led by Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC, Jefferies LLC and Stephens Inc., on the US$107 million initial public offering of CURO Group Holdings Corp., a consumer finance company that operates in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom, and in the subsequent $132 million follow-on public offering by selling stockholders.
Minerva Notes Offering and Tender Offer (2017)
Represented Minerva Luxembourg S.A. on the US$500 million issuance of the company's senior notes in a Rule 144A/Regulation S offering and a concurrent tender offer. The new notes were guaranteed by Minerva S.A., one of South America’s largest producers of beef products with operations in Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Paraguay and Uruguay.
GeoPark Notes Offering and Tender Offer (2017)
Represented Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC and Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC as initial purchasers in the $425 million Rule 144A/Regulation S offering of senior secured notes of GeoPark Limited, an oil and natural gas exploration and production company with operations in Latin America, and as dealer-managers in a related tender offer by its wholly-owned subsidiary of $300 million in senior secured notes.