Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings’ $400 Million Exchangeable Notes Offering


Davis Polk also advised the representatives of the initial purchasers in connection with the offering.

NCL Corporation Ltd. (“NCLC”) completed the offering of $400 million aggregate principal amount of its 5.375% exchangeable senior notes due 2025.

J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, Citigroup Global Markets Inc., Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC, Barclays Capital Inc., Mizuho Securities USA LLC, UBS Securities LLC, BNP Paribas Securities Corp., Credit Agricole Securities (USA) Inc., HSBC Securities (USA) Inc., and SG Americas Securities, LLC acted as underwriters for the offering.

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. (“NCLH”) is a leading global cruise company that operates the Norwegian Cruise Line, Oceania Cruises and Regent Seven Seas Cruises brands. With a combined fleet of 28 ships with approximately 59,150 berths, these brands offer itineraries to more than 490 destinations worldwide. NCLC is a subsidiary of NCLH. NCLH’s shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange.

The Davis Polk capital markets team, which advised the underwriters, included partner John B. Meade (Picture), counsel Jeffrey S. Ramsay and associates Yoojin Nairn-Kim, Moses Farzan Nekou and Christine Choi. The equity derivatives team included partner John M. Brandow, counsel Faisal Baloch and associate Lindsey B. Meyers-Perez. Partner Po Sit and associate Erin van Wesenbeeck provided U.S. tax advice.

Involved fees earner: Faisal Baloch – Davis Polk & Wardwell; John Brandow – Davis Polk & Wardwell; Christine Choi – Davis Polk & Wardwell; Moses Farzan Nekou – Davis Polk & Wardwell; John Meade – Davis Polk & Wardwell; Lindsey Meyers-Perez – Davis Polk & Wardwell; Yoojin Nairn-Kim – Davis Polk & Wardwell; Jeffrey Ramsay – Davis Polk & Wardwell; Po Sit – Davis Polk & Wardwell; Erin van Wesenbeeck – Davis Polk & Wardwell;

Law Firms: Davis Polk & Wardwell;

Clients: Barclays Capital ; BNP Paribas Securities; Citigroup Global Markets Ltd; Credit Agricole Securities (USA) Inc.; Goldman Sachs & Co.; HSBC Securities; J.P. Morgan Securities LLC; Mizuho Securities; SG Americas Securities LLC; UBS Securities LLC;

Author: Ambrogio Visconti