Airbus $1.5 Billion Notes Offering

Davis Polk advised the joint bookrunners in connection with the Rule 144A/Regulation S offering of $750 million aggregate principal amount of 3.15% notes due 2027 and $750 million aggregate principal amount of 3.95% notes due 2047 by Airbus Group SE.

Airbus is a global leader in aeronautics, space and related services, and aircraft manufacturing, with a product range that includes the A380, the world’s largest commercial aircraft. As the world’s second-largest space business, Airbus is also Europe’s number one space enterprise and a leading European provider of tanker, combat, transport and mission aircraft.

The Davis Polk corporate team included partner John Banes, counsel Radoslaw Michalak and Amy T. Alter and associate Julian Veshi. Counsel Jeanine P. McGuinness provided U.S. regulatory advice. Partner John D. Paton and associate Kelli A. Rivers provided tax advice. Members of the Davis Polk team are based in the London, Washington DC and Paris offices.