Shearman & Sterling Advises on Royal Bank of Scotland's $3 Billion Senior Notes Offering
Shearman & Sterling represented the underwriters, led by RBS Securities Inc., in connection with The Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc's offering of $1.5 billion 3.498% fixed-rate/floating-rate senior notes due 2023 and $1.5 billion floating-rate senior notes due 2023. The joint bookrunners included Credit Suisse, Morgan Stanley and UBS Investment Bank.
The Royal Bank of Scotland, headquartered in Edinburgh, has a diversified customer base and provides a wide range of products and services to personal, commercial and large corporate and institutional customers.
The Shearman & Sterling team included partner David Dixter
and associates Elena Dzhurova and Steven Holm (all London-Capital Markets). Other key members of the team included partners Thomas Donegan
(London-Financial Institutions Advisory & Financial Regulatory), Kristen Garry
(Washington DC-Tax) and Simon Letherman
(London-Tax); counsel Jennifer Morton (New York-Financial Institutions Advisory & Financial Regulatory); and associates Jenny Jordan (New York-Financial Institutions Advisory & Financial Regulatory), Anna Doyle, Inyoung Song, Alice Graham (all London-Financial Institutions Advisory & Financial Regulatory), Devon Yamauchi (Washington DC-Tax), Michael Ward and Sarah Moir-Porteous (both London-Tax). Associate Yaw Asare (New York-Capital Markets) also provided assistance on the transaction.