Slaughter and May advised Royal Dutch Shell plc on the issue of a triple-tranche bond under its US shelf programme

Slaughter and May, working as a team with Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP and De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek, advised Royal Dutch Shell plc on the issue of a triple-tranche US$ 3,750,000,000 bond under its US shelf programme. The issue consists of US$1,500,000,000 2.375% Guaranteed Notes due 2025, US$1,000,000,000 2.750% Guaranteed Notes due 2030 and US$1,250,000,000 3.250% Guaranteed Notes due 2050, in each case issued by Shell International Finance B.V. and guaranteed by Royal Dutch Shell plc. Shell plans to use the proceeds for general corporate purposes.

Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP’s team was led by Andrew Pitts (partner), Cedrick Dalluge (associate) and Emma Ireland (associate).

De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek’s team was led by Niek Biegman (partner), Laurens Peters (associate) and Tristan Peters (associate).

Financing
Matthew Tobin Partner
Zahra Haji Associate