Davis Polk advised Morgan Stanley in connection with its SEC-registered global offering of CAD500 million aggregate principal amount of floating-rate senior notes due 2021. The notes, which are denominated in Canadian dollars, were settled through CDS Clearing and Depository Services Inc. and offered in Canada to qualified purchasers on a private placement basis.
The Davis Polk corporate team included partner Christopher S. Schell and associates Vidal Vanhoof and Michael N. Bendetson. The tax team included partner Po Sit and associate Andrew A. Smith. All members of the Davis Polk team are based in the New York office.