Homburger advised Credit Suisse Group on its issuance of USD 2 bn bail-inable notes

On January 26, 2021, Credit Suisse Group AG launched, and on February 2, 2021, successfully completed, the issuance of USD 2 bn 1.305% Fixed Rate/Floating Rate Senior Callable Notes due 2027 under its U.S. Senior Debt Program. The Notes are bail-inable bonds that are eligible to count towards Credit Suisse’s Swiss gone concern requirement.

The offering of the Notes was done in reliance on Rule 144A and Regulation S under the U.S. Securities Act. The Notes have been provisionally admitted to trading, and application has been made for admission and listing of the Notes, on the SIX Swiss Exchange.

The team

Homburger advised Credit Suisse with respect to all aspects of Swiss law. The team was led by partner Benjamin Leisinger (Capital Markets – pictured) and included partners René Bösch (Capital Markets) and Dieter Grünblatt (Tax), as well as counsel Lee Saladino and associate Andrea Ziswiler (both Capital Markets).