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News Jun 01, 2016

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).

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