Davis Polk advised the dealer managers in connection with cash tender offers for (i) any and all of Anthem’s 7.000% notes due 2019 and (ii) up to $836.347 million aggregate principal amount of Anthem’s outstanding 6.375% notes due 2037, 5.950% notes due 2034, 5.850% notes due 2036, 5.800% notes due 2040 and 5.100% notes due 2044.
Anthem is one of the largest health benefits companies in the United States. Anthem is an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association, an association of independent health benefit plans.
The Davis Polk corporate team included partner Joseph A. Hall and associates Donald Shum, Martin Oberst, Yoojin L. Kim and Heita Miki. Partner Lucy W. Farr and associate Gil Savir provided tax advice. All members of the Davis Polk team are based in the New York office.