Weibo Corporation’s $800 Million Notes Offering


Simpson Thacher represented Goldman Sachs (Asia) L.L.C. as the representative of the underwriters in connection with the offering of US$800 million 3.5% Notes due 2024 (the “Notes”) by Weibo Corporation (“Weibo”).

Weibo (NASDAQ: WB) is a leading social media platform for people to create, distribute and discover Chinese-language content.

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, Maples and Calder (Hong Kong) LLP and TransAsia Lawyers represented Weibo Corporation on the transaction.

The Simpson Thacher team for the offering included Chris Lin (Picture), Howie Farn and Cherrie Zhang (Capital Markets); Jonathan Cantor and Sarah Duffy (Tax); and Jennie Getsin (FINRA).

Involved fees earner: Jonathan Cantor – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Sarah Duffy – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Howie Farn – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Jennie Getsin – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Chris Lin – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Cherrie Zhang – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett;

Law Firms: Simpson Thacher & Bartlett;

Clients: Goldman Sachs;