PSP Investment’s $1 Billion Senior Notes Offering

Shearman & Sterling advised the agents in the offering.

PSP Capital Inc. executed its U.S. Rule 144A/Regulation S private placement of $1 billion aggregate principal amount of 1.625% Senior Notes due 2028. The notes were issued under PSP Capital’s debt issuance program, and are guaranteed by PSP Capital’s parent, Public Sector Pension Investment Board (PSPIB).

BNP PARIBAS, Citigroup, Morgan Stanley, and RBC Capital Markets acted as agents in the offering.

The notes were listed on the Official List of the Irish Stock Exchange (now trading as Euronext Dublin) and admitted to trading on its Global Exchange Market (GEM).

PSPIB is one of Canada’s largest pension investment managers, based on assets under management. PSPIB manages and invests assets in the best interests of the contributors and beneficiaries of the pension plans of the Canadian federal Public Service, the Canadian Forces, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police and the Reserve Force. PSPIB had net assets of C$204.5 billion as of March 31, 2021.

The Shearman & Sterling team was led bu partner Jason Lehner (Picture), supported by associates Ryan Robski, Nicole Bennewies and Josh Lokko.

Involved fees earner: Nicole Bennewies – Shearman & Sterling; Jason Lehner – Shearman & Sterling; Ryan Robski – Shearman & Sterling;

Law Firms: Shearman & Sterling;

Clients: BNP Paribas; Citigroup Inc.; Morgan Stanley; RBC Capital Markets;