ITC Midwest’s $175 Million Mortgage Bonds Offering


Simpson Thacher recently represented ITC Midwest LLC (“ITC Midwest”), a wholly owned subsidiary of ITC Holdings Corp. (“ITC”), in connection with ITC Midwest’s issuance of $175 million aggregate principal amount of its 4.32% First Mortgage Bonds, Series I due 2051 in a private placement.

ITC is the largest independent electricity transmission company in the United States. Based in Novi, Michigan, ITC invests in the electric transmission grid to improve reliability, expand access to markets, allow new generating resources to interconnect to its transmission systems and lower the overall cost of delivered energy. Through its regulated operating subsidiaries ITCTransmission, Michigan Electric Transmission Company, ITC Midwest and ITC Great Plains, ITC owns and operates high-voltage transmission infrastructure in Michigan, Iowa, Minnesota, Illinois, Missouri, Kansas and Oklahoma, and in development in Wisconsin.

The Simpson Thacher team for the transaction included Risë Norman (Picture), Clark Warthen and Will Hong (Capital Markets); Adeeb Fadil and Noreen Lavan (Environmental); Jeanne Annarumma (Executive Compensation and Employee Benefits); Krista McManus (Real Estate); and Robert Holo and Pierce Pandolph (Tax).

Involved fees earner: Jeanne Annarumma – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; William Beom Hong – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Adeeb Fadil – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Robert Holo – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Noreen Lavan – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Krista McManus – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Risë Norman – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Pierce Pandolph – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Charles Clark Warthen – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett;

Law Firms: Simpson Thacher & Bartlett;

Clients: ITC Midwest LLC;

Author: Ambrogio Visconti