Debevoise Advises on Award Winning Offering

26 November 2020

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP has advised long-time client AIA Group (“AIA”) in an offering which has been recognised as “Bond Deal of the Year” by FinanceAsia in its annual Achievement Awards.

The $1.75 billion offering of 3.2% subordinated fixed rate securities, due in 2040, was AIA’s inaugural subordinated securities offering under its $10 billion Global Medium Term Note and Securities Programme. For more details, see AIA’s press release here.

FinanceAsia’s annual Achievement Awards recognize the best financial markets transactions and issuers in Asia since December 1, 2019.

The Debevoise team advising AIA on the offering was led by partner James Scoville, and included partner Edwin Northover, counsel Gregory Larkin, and associates Jan Buschmann, Monisha D'Souza, Michelle Gilmore and Wen-Wei Lai. Tax advice was provided by partner Cécile Beurrier and counsel Huey-Fun Lee.