Davis Polk advised Morgan Stanley in connection with its SEC-registered global offering of $7.5 billion aggregate principal amount of senior notes, consisting of $2 billion floating-rate notes due 2021, $2.5 billion fixed-rate notes due 2023 and $3 billion fixed-to-floating-rate notes due 2029.
The Davis Polk corporate team included partner Christopher S. Schell and associates Vidal Vanhoof and Michael N. Bendetson. The tax team included partners Po Sit and Lucy W. Farr and associate Andrew A. Smith. Partner Gregory S. Rowland, counsel Sarah E. Kim and associate Colleen Blanco provided 1940 Act advice. All members of the Davis Polk team are based in the New York office.