Viasat, Inc.’s $600 Million Senior Secured Notes Offering


Davis Polk advised the representative of the initial purchasers in connection with a Rule 144A/Regulation S offering by Viasat, Inc. of $600 million aggregate principal amount of its 5.625% senior secured notes due 2027.

MUFG Union Bank, N.A., Bank of America, N.A., JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., Compass Bank, Credit Suisse AG, Cayman Islands Branch, Royal Bank of Canada, SunTrust Bank, Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated and J.P. Morgan Securities LLC acted as underwriters in the deal.

Viasat is a provider of advanced satellite and wireless communications and secure networking systems, products and services.

The Davis Polk capital markets team included partner Richard D. Truesdell Jr. (Picture) and associates Pedro J. Bermeo, Carrie Guo and Ryan Lewis. The credit team included partner Joseph P. Hadley and associate Madeleine Vella. The tax team included partner Po Sit and associate K. Daniel Berman.

Involved fees earner: K. Daniel Berman – Davis Polk & Wardwell; Pedro Bermeo – Davis Polk & Wardwell; Carrie Guo – Davis Polk & Wardwell; Joseph P. Hadley – Davis Polk & Wardwell; Ryan Lewis – Davis Polk & Wardwell; Po Sit – Davis Polk & Wardwell; Richard Truesdell Jr. – Davis Polk & Wardwell; Madeleine Vella – Davis Polk & Wardwell;

Law Firms: Davis Polk & Wardwell;

Clients: Bank of America; Compass Bank; Credit Suisse; J.P. Morgan Securities LLC; JPMorgan Chase & Co.; Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated; MUFG Union Bank, N.A.; Royal Bank of Canada; SunTrust Banks, Inc.;

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Author: Ambrogio Visconti