The firm guided Brown-Forman in a $750 million notes deal consisting of three tranches: $250 million of 1.00% Senior Notes due 2018, $250 million of 2.25% Senior Notes due 2023 and $250 million of 3.75% Senior Notes due 2043. Underwriters were Barclays Capital Inc.; Citigroup Global Markets Inc.; Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated; and U.S. Bancorp Investments, Inc.; with Deutsche Bank Securities, Inc. and Wells Fargo Securities, LLC acting as joint book-running managers.

Brown-Forman Corporation (NYSE: BFB) is a diversified producer of fine quality consumer products and one of the largest American-owned spirits and wine companies.