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Our lawyers provide innovative and practical counsel on a wide variety of capital raising and securities law compliance matters. We represent clients ranging from emerging private companies to established public companies. With each, we build long-term relationships, generating efficiencies and helping them realize their business goals.
Paul, Weiss advised new client WestJet Airlines Ltd., a leading
high value Canadian airline, in connection with its issuance of
$400 million aggregate principal amount of 3.50% senior notes due
2021. The transaction was WestJet's inaugural U.S. dollar bond
offering. WestJet plans to apply the net proceeds from the sale of
the notes for general corporate purposes, which include the
purchase of aircraft.
Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC and Citigroup Global Markets Inc. acted as joint bookrunning managers for the offering.
The Paul, Weiss team advising WestJet included corporate partners Christopher Cummings and Adam Givertz; ERISA partner Andrew Gaines; tax partner David Mayo; international trade counsel Richard Elliott; and environmental counsel William O'Brien.