Davis Polk advised Morgan Stanley in connection with its SEC-registered global offering of $3.5 billion aggregate principal amount of senior notes, consisting of $2.5 billion 2.50% fixed-rate notes due 2021 and $1 billion floating-rate notes due 2021.
The Davis Polk corporate team included partner Christopher S. Schell, counsel Michael Steinberg and associate Lillian deSouza Burr. The tax team included partner Po Sit and associates Andrew A. Smith and Mahalia S. Burford. Associate Jake H. Wang provided 1940 Act advice. All members of the Davis Polk team are based in the New York office.