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News Nov 02, 2017

Shearman & Sterling Represents Underwriters in $1 Billion Notes Offering by Amgen

Shearman & Sterling represented J.P. Morgan, Morgan Stanley and BNP Paribas as joint book-running managers and representatives of the underwriters in connection with Amgen’s registered $1 billion notes offering, consisting of 3.2% senior notes due 2027. Amgen is a global biotechnology company that discovers, develops, manufactures and delivers human therapeutics based on advances in cellular and molecular biology.

The Shearman & Sterling team was led by partner Chris Forrester (Menlo Park-Capital Markets) and associates Nathan Mee, Scott Lucas, Erica Kassman (all San Francisco-Capital Markets) and Adam Hattenburg (San Francisco-Mergers & Acquisitions). Other key members of the team included partner Laurence Crouch (Menlo Park-Tax); counsel Emily Griffen(San Francisco-Litigation); and associates Benjamin Petersen, Marc Elzweig (both Menlo Park-Intellectual Property Transactions) and Emalie Sundale (Menlo Park-Tax).