Davis Polk advised Barclays Capital Inc., Citigroup Global Markets Inc. and J.P. Morgan Securities LLC as joint book-running managers in connection with a public offering by Best Buy Co., Inc. of $500 million principal amount of 5% notes due 2018.

Best Buy is a multinational e-commerce and physical retailer of consumer electronics, including mobile phones, tablets and computers, large and small appliances, televisions, digital imaging, entertainment products and related accessories. It operates online retail operations, retail stores and call centers and conducts online retail operations under a variety of names such as Best Buy (BestBuy.com, BestBuy.ca), Best Buy Mobile (BestBuyMobile.com), Five Star, Future Shop (FutureShop.ca), Geek Squad, Magnolia Audio Video and Pacific Sales.

The Davis Polk team included partner Richard A. Drucker, associates Ryan G. Mitteness, H. Sarah Whittington and Rashna Bhojwani, summer associate Anne Lippitt and former law clerk Leah Cowdrey. Partner Rachel D. Kleinberg and associate Anthony L. Oliva provided tax advice. Counsel Loyti Cheng and associate Michael Comstock provided environmental advice. Sorina Delia Lazar was the legal assistant for the transaction. Members of the Davis Polk team are based in the New York and Menlo Park offices.



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