The investment-grade notes are due 2026, 2033, 2053 and 2063 

Davis Polk advised the joint book-running managers in connection with a registered offering by Eli Lilly and Company of $4 billion aggregate principal amount of senior notes, consisting of $750 million of its 5.000% notes due 2026, $1 billion of its 4.700% notes due 2033, $1.25 billion of its 4.875% notes due 2053 and $1 billion of its 4.950% notes due 2063.

Eli Lilly and Company is a worldwide research-based pharmaceutical company. The company has been pioneering life-changing discoveries for nearly 150 years, and today its medicines help more than 47 million people across the globe. It is focused on discovering, developing, manufacturing and marketing products in a single business segment—human pharmaceutical products.

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