Air Lease Corporation’s $300 Million Medium-Term Notes Offering


Simpson Thacher represented Wells Fargo Securities, LLC, as the sole underwriter, in connection with the public offering by Air Lease Corporation of $300 million aggregate principal amount of Floating Rate Medium-Term Notes, Series A, due June 3, 2021. O’Melveny & Myers LLP advised Air Lease Corporation on the offering.

The net proceeds of the offering will be used primarily for the purchase of commercial aircraft.

Air Lease Corporation is an aircraft leasing company, principally engaged in purchasing commercial aircraft and leasing them to airlines around the world.

The Simpson Thacher team included Art Robinson (Picture), Dan Webb, Ryan Coombs, Jay Higdon and Jonathan Kachiu (Corporate); Katharine Moir (Tax); and Andrew Pagliughi (Blue Sky). Summer Associate Marina Hernandez also provided valuable assistance.

Involved fees earner: Ryan Coombs – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Marina Hernandez – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Jay Higdon – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Jonathan Kachiu – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Katharine Moir – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Andrew Pagliughi – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Arthur Robinson – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Daniel Webb – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett;

Law Firms: Simpson Thacher & Bartlett;

Clients: Wells Fargo Securities;

Author: Ambrogio Visconti