Slaughter and May advised Standard Chartered on its issuance of U.S.$1,250,000,000 2.608 Fixed Rate Reset Notes due 2028 and U.S.$750,000,000 3 Fixed Rate Reset Dated Subordinated Notes due 2033
Slaughter and May advised Standard Chartered PLC on its issuance of U.S.$1,250,000,000 2.608 per cent. Fixed Rate Reset Notes due 2028 (the “2028 Notes”) and U.S.$750,000,000 3.603 per cent Fixed Rate Reset Dated Subordinated Notes due 2033 (the “2033 Notes”) (together, the "Notes"). The Notes were issued under the U.S.$77,500,000,000 Debt Issuance Programme established by Standard Chartered PLC and Standard Chartered Bank.
The Notes were issued on 12 January 2022. The 2028 Notes have been assigned a rating of A3 by Moody’s, BBB+ by S&P, and A by Fitch. The 2033 Notes have been assigned a rating of Baa2 by Moody’s, BBB- by S&P, and BBB+ by Fitch. The Notes have been admitted to the Official List of the FCA and to trading on the regulated market of the London Stock Exchange.
Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC, J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC and Standard Chartered Bank acted as joint lead managers in connection with the issuance.