FEMSA Announces Successful Issuance in US Dollar Bond Market

Skadden is representing the underwriters in connection with Fomento Económico Mexicano, S.A.B. de C.V.'s $1 billion placement of two tranches of U.S. dollar-denominated bonds in the international capital markets, which closed on May 10. The coupon for the 10-year bond represents the lowest ever achieved by a Latin American corporate issuer in the U.S. dollar bond market.