Davis Polk advised the joint lead managers in connection with a drawdown under the $3 billion Global Medium-Term Note Program of Bangkok Bank Public Company Limited consisting of a Rule 144A/Regulation S offering by Bangkok Bank, acting through its Hong Kong branch, of $600 million aggregate principal amount of 4.05% senior notes due 2024 and $600 million aggregate principal amount of 4.50% senior notes due 2028.
Bangkok Bank is the largest commercial bank in Thailand by total assets and one of the leading commercial banks in Southeast Asia. In addition to an extensive branch network in Thailand, Bangkok Bank operates through branches or subsidiaries in Japan, the People's Republic of China, the United States, the United Kingdom, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore, Vietnam, the Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia and Laos.
The Davis Polk corporate team included partners William F. Barron and Gerhard Radtke, counsel Faisal Baloch and registered foreign lawyers Xuelin (Steve) Wang and Sihang (Sharon) Zhang. Counsel Alon Gurfinkel and associate Veronica Davis provided tax advice. Members of the Davis Polk team are based in the Hong Kong and London offices.