Davis Polk advised Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank, Limited on a Rule 144A/Regulation S offering of senior notes, which consisted of $300 million aggregate principal amount of senior floating-rate notes due 2019 and $700 million aggregate principal amount of 1.95% senior notes due 2019. The notes are listed on the Singapore Exchange Securities Trading Limited.
Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank is one of the largest Japanese trust banks in terms of total trust account assets.
The Davis Polk corporate team included partner Jon Gray, counsel Christopher J. Kodama and associate Benjamin Potter. Partner John D. Paton and associate Kelli A. Rivers provided tax advice. Members of the Davis Polk team are based in the Tokyo and London offices.