Davis Polk advised Morgan Stanley in connection with its SEC-registered global offering of $3.25 billion aggregate principal amount of 2.75% fixed-rate senior notes due 2022. 

The Davis Polk corporate team included partner Christopher S. Schell, counsel Michael Steinberg and associate John J. Gauthier Jr. The tax team included partner Po Sit and associate Andrew A. Smith. Partner Gregory S. Rowland, counsel Sarah E. Kim and associate Colleen Blanco provided 1940 Act advice. All members of the Davis Polk team are based in the New York office.