Clearway Energy Operating’s $250 Million Green Bond Offering


Latham & Watkins LLP represented the initial purchasers in the offering.

Clearway Energy Operating LLC, a subsidiary of Clearway Energy, Inc., a leading publicly traded energy infrastructure investor focused on modern, sustainable, and long-term contracted assets across North America, has closed its upsized offering of US$250 million in aggregate principal amount of its 4.75% Senior Notes due 2028 (the Additional Notes). The Additional Notes were issued at 102% of par, plus accrued interest from December 11, 2019. The offering closed on May 21, 2020.

Initial Purchasers for the offering were Citigroup Global Markets Inc., Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC, Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC, Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC, J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, ABN AMRO Securities (USA) LLC, Barclays Capital Inc., BofA Securities, Inc., MUFG Securities Americas Inc., KeyBanc Capital Markets Inc., and RBC Capital Markets, LLC.

Latham & Watkins LLP represented the initial purchasers in the offering with a corporate team led by New York partner Keith Halverstam (Picture), with counsel Ryan deFord and associates Danny Shulman and James Dorian. Advice was also provided on tax matters by New York partner Jiyeon Lee-Lim, with associate Amy Robertson.

Involved fees earner: Ryan deFord – Latham & Watkins; Keith Halverstam – Latham & Watkins; Jiyeon Lee-Lim – Latham & Watkins; Danny Shulman – Latham & Watkins;

Law Firms: Latham & Watkins;

Clients: ABN AMRO Securities; Bank of America Securities; Barclays Capital ; Citigroup Global Markets Ltd; Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC; Goldman Sachs & Co.; J.P. Morgan Securities LLC; KeyBanc Capital Markets; Morgan Stanley; MUFG Securities Americas Inc. ; RBC Capital Markets;

Author: Ambrogio Visconti