American Express Company’s $1.6 Billion Shares Offering

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom represented the joint book-running managers and the underwriters in the offering.

American Express Company executed the $1,600,000,000 SEC-registered offering of depositary shares, each representing a 1/1,000th interest in a 3.550% Fixed Rate Reset Noncumulative Preferred Share, Series D.

Citigroup Global Markets Inc., Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC, Barclays Capital Inc., HSBC Securities (USA) Inc., RBC Capital Markets, LLC, and Wells Fargo Securities, LLC acted as joint book-running managers for the offering. Lloyds Securities Inc., MUFG Securities Americas Inc., NatWest Markets Securities Inc., TD Securities (USA) LLC, and U.S. Bancorp Investments, Inc. acted as Co-Managers, and Samuel A. Ramirez & Company, Inc. and Siebert Williams Shank & Co., LLC acted as Junior Co-Managers.

American Express Company is a global payment and travel company. The Company’s principal products and services are charge and credit payment card products and travel-related services offered to consumers and businesses around the world.

The Skadden team included Capital Markets partners Dwight Yoo (Picture) and Gregory Fernicola, and associates Abigail Xu and Lyall Stuart; and Tax partner Gavin White and associate Michael Cardella. All attorneys are located in New York.

Involved fees earner: Michael Cardella – Skadden Arps Slate Meager & Flom; Gregory Fernicola – Skadden Arps Slate Meager & Flom; Lyall Stuart – Skadden Arps Slate Meager & Flom; Gavin White – Skadden Arps Slate Meager & Flom; Abigail Xu – Skadden Arps Slate Meager & Flom; Dwight Yoo – Skadden Arps Slate Meager & Flom;

Law Firms: Skadden Arps Slate Meager & Flom;

Clients: Barclays Capital ; Citigroup Global Markets Ltd; Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC; HSBC Securities; Lloyds Securities; MUFG Securities Americas Inc. ; NatWest Markets Securities; RBC Capital Markets; Samuel A. Ramirez & Company, Inc.; Siebert Williams Shank & Co. LLC; TD Securities; U.S. Bancorp Investments; Wells Fargo Securities;

Author: Martina Bellini