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Latham & Watkins Advises Underwriters in Dun & Bradstreet’s IPO

July 1, 2020
Multidisciplinary team represented the underwriters in the offering by the leading global provider of business decisioning data and analytics.

Dun & Bradstreet Holdings, Inc. (Dun & Bradstreet), a leading global provider of business decisioning data and analytics, has announced the pricing of its initial public offering of 78,302,272 shares of common stock at an initial public offering price of US$22 per share. The shares are expected to begin trading on the New York Stock Exchange on July 1, 2020 under the symbol "DNB." The initial public offering is expected to close on July 6, 2020, subject to the satisfaction of customary closing conditions. In addition, a subsidiary of Cannae Holdings, Inc., a subsidiary of Black Knight, Inc., and a subsidiary of CC Capital Partners, LLC plan to invest US$200 million, US$100 million, and US$100 million, respectively, in a concurrent private placement of Dun & Bradstreet's common stock at a price per share equal to US$21.67. Such concurrent private placement is contingent upon the consummation of the offering.

Latham & Watkins LLP represented the underwriters in the offering with a corporate team led by New York partners Marc Jaffe, Ian Schuman, and Stelios Saffos, with associates Scott Westhoff, Ben Winnett, Patrick Maguire, and Greer Gaddie. Advice was also provided on tax matters by Chicago partner Joseph Kronsnoble, with associate Christopher Ohlgart; on benefits and compensation matters by Los Angeles/Century City partner Larry Seymour, with associates Megan Ampe and Sara Schlau; on technology and IP matters by Washington, D.C. counsel Kieran Dickinson; on data privacy and security matters by Bay Area counsel Robert Blamires, with associate Jimmy Smith; on FTC matters by Washington, D.C. counsel Marissa Boynton; and on environmental matters by Chicago counsel Sara Orr.