Homburger advises Roche on issuance of USD 5.5bn senior notes

Roche Holdings successfully completed its issuance of USD 5.5 billion in aggregate principal amount of senior notes, consisting of USD 1.1 bn 5.265% Notes due 2026, USD 1.25 bn 5.338% Notes due 2028, USD 1.25 bn 5.489% Notes due 2030, USD 1.6 bn 5.593% Notes due 2033, and USD 300 m Floating Rate Notes due 2026. The notes are irrevocably and unconditionally guaranteed by Roche Holding.

Homburger advised Roche on all Swiss law aspects of the transaction. The team was led by partner Jürg Frick (financing and investment products / capital markets, pictured), and included Lee Saladino and Sofiya Shavlak (both capital markets), as well as Dieter Grünblatt (tax).