Shearman & Sterling Advises on the Province of British Columbia’s $750 Million Bond Offering
Shearman & Sterling represented the Province of British Columbia in connection with its public offering of US$750 million aggregate principal amount of its 2.25% Bonds, Series BCUSG-9, due June 2, 2026, which closed on June 2, 2016.
British Columbia, with an estimated population of 4.6 million people in 2014, is the third-largest Canadian province by population and home to Vancouver, Canada’s third-largest city.
The following Shearman & Sterling team advised the Province of British Columbia in the transaction: partners Jason Lehner
(Toronto/New York-Capital Markets), Larry Crouch
(Menlo Park-Tax) and Simon Letherman
(London-Tax), counsel Kevin Roggow (Toronto-Capital Markets), associates Heather Pals (New York-Corporate) and Lois Howarth (London-Tax) and trainee solicitor Alice Graham (London-Tax).