LyondellBasell $500 million inaugural green bond offering
The investment-grade notes are due 2033
Davis Polk advised the representatives of the underwriters on an SEC-registered offering by LYB International Finance III, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of LyondellBasell Industries N.V., of $500 million aggregate principal amount of its 5.625% guaranteed notes due 2033. The notes are fully and unconditionally guaranteed by LyondellBasell Industries N.V. The offering was LyondellBasell’s inaugural green bond offering.
LyondellBasell is a leader in the global chemical industry creating solutions for everyday sustainable living. As one of the world’s largest producers of polymers and a leader in polyolefin technologies, LyondellBasell develops, manufactures and markets high-quality and innovative products for applications ranging from sustainable transportation and food safety to clean water and quality healthcare.
The Davis Polk capital markets team included partner Michael Kaplan, counsel Jeffrey S. Ramsay and Jennifer Ying Lan and associate Jenny Li. Partner William A. Curran provided U.S. tax advice. Counsel Loyti Cheng and associate Timothy J. Sullivan provided environmental advice. All members of the Davis Polk team are based in the New York office.