Fastly, Inc.’s $825 Million Convertible Senior Notes Offer

Freshfields has acted as initial purchasers’ counsel for the offering by Fastly, Inc.

The initial purchasers were led by Morgan Stanley, Citigroup, Credit Suisse and RBC Capital Markets.  

Fastly’s edge cloud platform enables customers to create great digital experiences quickly, securely, and reliably by processing, serving, and securing customers’ applications as close to their end-users as possible — at the edge of the internet. Fastly’s platform is designed to take advantage of the modern internet, to be programmable, and to support agile software development with unmatched visibility and minimal latency, empowering developers to innovate with both performance and security. Fastly’s customers include many of the world’s most prominent companies, including Pinterest, The New York Times, and GitHub.

The Freshfields team was led by partner Sarah Solum (Picture), who was supported by senior associate Scott Blumenkranz, associates Alex Canahuate and Jack Liechtung, and senior corporate paralegal Sangeetha Rao. Tax advice was provided by counsel Dennis Caracristi, while IP advice was provided by partner Mena Kaplan and special counsel Peter Jaffe. Partner Nabeel Yousef and associate Amy Cattle counseled on sanctions matters.
 

Involved fees earner: Scott Blumenkranz – Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP; Dennis Caracristi – Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP; Amy Cattle – Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP; Peter Jaffe – Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP; Mena Kaplan – Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP; Sarah Solum – Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP; Nabeel Yousef – Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP;

Law Firms: Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP;

Clients: Citigroup Inc.; Credit Suisse; Morgan Stanley; RBC Capital Markets;

Martina Bellini

Author: Martina Bellini