Group 1 Automotive Closes Senior Notes Offering
Vinson & Elkins advised Group 1 Automotive, Inc. (“Group 1” or the “Company”), an international, Fortune 500 automotive retailer, in its private placement of $200 million in aggregate principal amount of its 4.000% senior unsecured notes due 2028 (the “New Notes”).
The New Notes will be sold to investors at an offering price of 100.250% of the principal amount, which implies an effective yield to maturity of approximately 3.957%. The offering closed on October 21, 2021.
The V&E corporate team was led by partners Gillian Hobson and David Stone and senior associate Andrew Schulte, with assistance from associates Shane Copelin and Zac Horne. Also advising were partner Wendy Salinas and associate Olivia Sher; partner Shane Tucker and senior associate Melissa Spohn; partner Palmina Fava and senior associate Brian Howard; counsel Larry Pechacek and associate Kevin Moscon; and partner Quentin Smith and associate Aurra Fellows.
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