LawFuel – Law Firm Announcements – Davis Polk & Wardwell advised H. J. Heinz Company, as issuer, and H. J. Heinz Finance Company, as co-obligor, in connection with the remarketing of H. J. Heinz Company’s $800 million aggregate principal amount of dealer remarketable securities due December 1, 2020. The dealer remarketable securities were remarketed by J.P. Morgan Securities Inc., as agent for the remarketing dealer, JPMorgan Chase Funding Inc.
H. J. Heinz Company, incorporated in Pennsylvania on July 27, 1900, manufactures and markets an extensive line of processed food products throughout the world. Its principal products include ketchup, condiments and sauces, frozen food, soups, beans and pasta meals, infant food and other processed food products.
The Davis Polk corporate team included partner Michael Kaplan and associates Amber D. Derryberry and Dessislav Dobrev. Partner Lucy W. Farr and associate Ari Weinstein (not yet admitted) of the New York office provided tax advice. Maxwell Sandgrund was the legal assistant on the transaction. All members of the Davis Polk team are based in the New York office.