ITCTransmission’ $225 Million Mortgage Bonds Offering


Simpson Thacher recently represented International Transmission Company (“ITCTransmission”), a wholly owned subsidiary of ITC Holdings Corp. (“ITC”), in connection with ITCTransmission’s issuance of $225 million aggregate principal amount of its 4% First Mortgage Bonds, Series G due 2053 in a private placement.

The offering closed on March 29, 2018.

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, Yu Mizutani and William Hong (Capital Markets); Adeeb Fadil and Noreen Lavan (Environmental); Jeanne Annarumma and Jason Fixelle (Executive Compensation and Employee Benefits); Krista McManus (Real Estate); and Robert Holo and Pierce Pandolph (Tax).

Involved fees earner: Risë Norman – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Charles Clark Warthen – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Yu Mizutani – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Adeeb Fadil – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Noreen Lavan – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Jeanne Annarumma – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Jason Fixelle – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Krista McManus – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Robert Holo – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Pierce Pandolph – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett;

Law Firms: Simpson Thacher & Bartlett;

Clients: International Transmission Company (ITCTransmission);

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Author: Ambrogio Visconti