Shearman & Sterling represented the banks in the offering.
Bell Canada executed its public offering of $600 million aggregate principal amount of 0.750% Series US-3 Notes due 2024 and $500 million aggregate principal amount of 3.650% Series US-4 Notes due 2051 (together, the “Notes”). The Notes were offered in the United States under the SEC’s Multijurisdictional Disclosure System for Canadian issuers.
Barclays Capital Inc., BMO Capital Markets Corp., BofA Securities, Inc., Citigroup Global Markets Inc. and RBC Capital Markets, LLC acted as joint book-running managers, CIBC World Markets Corp., Desjardins Securities Inc., National Bank of Canada Financial Inc., Scotia Capital (USA) Inc. and TD Securities (USA) LLC, as senior co-managers, and Mizuho Securities USA LLC, SMBC Nikko Securities America, Inc. and Casgrain & Company Limited, as co-managers in the offering.
Founded in Montréal in 1880, Bell Canada is Canada’s largest communications company with more than 22 million residential, business and wireless customer connections across every province and territory. Bell Canada provides extensive broadband wireless and wireline networks, innovative mobile, TV, Internet and business communication services, and the country’s premier television, radio, out of home and digital media brands. Bell is wholly owned by BCE Inc.
The Shearman & Sterling team included Richard Alsop (Picture), Kristen Garry, Ekaterina Bogdanov, Erin Kaufman, Daniel Kachmar, Taylor Pugliese, and P. Sean Kelly.
Involved fees earner: Richard Alsop – Shearman & Sterling; Ekaterina Bogdanov – Shearman & Sterling; Kristen Garry – Shearman & Sterling; Daniel Kachmar – Shearman & Sterling; Erin Kaufman – Shearman & Sterling; Taylor Pugliese – Shearman & Sterling;
Law Firms: Shearman & Sterling;
Clients: Bank of America Securities; Barclays Capital ; BMO Capital Markets; Casgrain & Company Limited; CIBC World Markets; Citigroup Global Markets Ltd; Desjardins Securities Inc.; Mizuho Securities; National Bank of Canada Financial Inc.; RBC Capital Markets; Scotia Capital Inc.; SMBC Nikko Securities America; TD Securities;