MDC Partners in $550 Million Note Offering

March 20, 2013

Cleary Gottlieb represented the initial purchasers in MDC Partners’ $550 million offering of the aggregate principal amount of its 6.75% senior notes due 2020. The notes are guaranteed by each of MDC’s existing and future subsidiaries that guarantee its revolving credit facility. This offering was conducted simultaneously with giving notice of redemption of MDC’s existing 11% senior notes due 2016 and the satisfaction and discharge of the related indenture. Joint bookrunners for the offering were J.P. Morgan and Goldman, Sachs & Co., senior co-managers were Wells Fargo Securities and BMO Capital Markets, and Deutsche Bank Securities was co-manager. The notes were offered for sale in the United States pursuant to Rule 144A and outside the United States under Regulation S. The transaction priced on March 15 and closed on March 20.

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