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News Dec 13, 2016

Shearman & Sterling Advises on Volvo's SEK 3.0 Billion (Approx. €307 Million) Senior Notes Offering

Shearman & Sterling advised DNB Bank ASA, Sweden Branch, Nordea Bank Danmark A/S and Swedbank AB (publ), in their capacity as joint lead managers, on Volvo Car AB’s (“Volvo”) SEK 2.5 billion (approx. €256 million) of senior floating rate notes due 2022 and SEK 500 million (approx. €51 million) of 2.500% senior fixed rate notes due 2022. The proceeds of the offering will be used for Volvo’s general corporate purposes.

Volvo is a global premium automobile manufacturer based and headquartered in Sweden. It sells a range of premium vehicles, including sedans, wagons, sportswagons, cross-country vehicles and SUVs in over 100 countries worldwide. Established in 1927, Volvo is owned by Zhejiang Geely Holding Group Co. Ltd.

The Shearman & Sterling team included partners Jacques McChesney (London-Capital Markets), Kristen Garry (Washington, DC-Tax) and Simon Letherman (London-Tax); Counsel Mehran Massih (London-Environment); and associates Yaw Asare, Angeliki Cheimona, Minkyu Park and Iakovos Anagnostopoulos (all London-Capital Markets), Adam Sternberg (New York-Tax) and Sarah Moir-Porteous (London-Tax).