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News Oct 27, 2015

Shearman & Sterling Advises on the Boeing Company’s Issuance of Senior Notes

Shearman & Sterling represented the underwriters, including Goldman, Sachs & Co., Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated  and Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC as joint book-running managers with respect to $350 million of 1.65% Senior Notes due in 2020; Goldman, Sachs & Co., Citigroup Global Markets Inc. and Deutsche Bank Securities Inc.  as joint book-running managers with respect to $250 million of 2.20% Senior Notes due in 2022; and Goldman, Sachs & Co., J.P. Morgan Securities and Mizuho Securities USA Inc. as joint lead book-running managers with respect to $300 million of 2.60% Senior Notes due in 2025 for the Boeing Company.

Boeing is the world's largest aerospace company and the leading manufacturer of commercial jetliners and military aircraft combined. Additionally, Boeing designs and manufactures rotorcraft, electronic and defense systems, missiles, satellites, launch vehicles and advanced information and communication systems. Headquartered in Chicago, Boeing employs more than 169,000 people across the United States and in more than 65 countries.

The Shearman & Sterling team included partners Lisa Jacobs (New York-Capital Markets) and Douglas McFadyen (New York-Tax); of counsel Danforth Newcomb (New York-Litigation); counsel Jeff Salinger (New York-Environmental) and Sharon Lippett (New York-Compensation, Governance and ERISA); and associates Jennifer Morton (New York-Financial Institutions Advisory & Financial Regulatory),  Bob Xiong (New York-Capital Markets),  Ben McMurdo (London-Financial Institutions Advisory & Financial Regulatory), Adam Sternberg (New York-Tax), Jenny Ding (New York-Financial Institutions Advisory & Financial Regulatory), Mark Langer (Menlo Park-Intellectual Property Transactions) and Hillary Bailey (New York-Corporate).