Shearman And Sterling

News March 17, 2021

Bell Canada’s $1.1 Billion Notes Offering

Shearman & Sterling represented Barclays Capital Inc., BMO Capital Markets Corp., BofA Securities, Inc., Citigroup Global Markets Inc. and RBC Capital Markets, LLC as joint book-running managers, CIBC World Markets Corp., Desjardins Securities Inc., National Bank of Canada Financial Inc., Scotia Capital (USA) Inc. and TD Securities (USA) LLC as senior co-managers, and Mizuho Securities USA LLC, SMBC Nikko Securities America, Inc. and Casgrain & Company Limited as co-managers, in connection with Bell Canada’s registered public offering of $600 million aggregate principal amount of 0.750% Series US-3 Notes due 2024 and $500 million aggregate principal amount of 3.650% Series US-4 Notes due 2051 (together, the “Notes”). The Notes were offered in the United States under the SEC’s Multijurisdictional Disclosure System for Canadian issuers.

Founded in Montréal in 1880, Bell Canada is Canada’s largest communications company with more than 22 million residential, business and wireless customer connections across every province and territory. Bell Canada provides extensive broadband wireless and wireline networks, innovative mobile, TV, Internet and business communication services, and the country’s premier television, radio, out of home and digital media brands. Bell is wholly owned by BCE Inc.

The Shearman & Sterling team also included P. Sean Kelly.

The Team