Canwest's US$312M Private Offering

CW Media Holdings Inc., a subsidiary of Canwest Global Communications Corp., completed a private offering of US$312 million aggregate principal amount of 13.5 per cent senior notes due August 15, 2015. Goldman Sachs Credit Partners LP was the sole book-running manager of the transaction.

CW Media Holdings Inc. was represented in Canada by Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP with a team led by Jeremy Fraiberg that included David Hanick and Sherry Wilcox (corporate), Julie Colden (tax) and Michael Matheson (financial services), and in the United States by Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP.

Goldman Sachs was represented in Canada by Ogilvy Renault LLP with a team comprised of Geoffrey Gilbert (securities), Pierre-Paul Henrie (banking), Peter Wiazowski (securities), Amy Wilson (securities), Paul Conlin (regulatory) and Alec Manevich (regulatory). Goldman Sachs was represented in the United States by Latham & Watkins LLP.