Davis Polk advised Morgan Stanley in connection with its SEC-registered global offering of £1 billion aggregate principal amount of 2.625% fixed-rate pounds sterling senior notes due 2027. The lead manager for the underwriters was Morgan Stanley & Co. International plc.

The Davis Polk corporate team included partner Christopher S. Schell and counsel Michael Steinberg. The tax team included partner Lucy W. Farr and associates Andrew A. Smith and Liang Zhang. 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.