Davis Polk advises BBVA on M-T Note Programme
A Davis Polk´s cross-border team has advised BBVA on its international Structured Medium Term Note Programme
Davis Polk has advised Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A. (BBVA) on the update and recommencement of its international Structured Medium Term Note Programme. This included updating the programme to provide for the issuance of notes by BBVA Global Securities B.V. (BGS), a wholly owned finance subsidiary of BBVA, on a Section 3(a)(2), Rule 144A, Regulation S and Regulation D basis. BGS’s Section 3(a)(2) notes will be fully and unconditionally guaranteed by BBVA’s New York Branch and BGS’s other notes will be fully and unconditionally guaranteed by BBVA. T
The base prospectus for the programme has been approved by the Central Bank of Ireland. Notes issued under the programme may be listed on Euronext Dublin, the Euro MTF and the Vienna MTF.
The Davis Polk Corporate team included partners Dan Hirschovits, Christopher S. Schell, Michael J. Willisch (pictured left) and Simon Witty, counsel Ester del Valle Izquierdo (pictured right) and Vidal Vanhoof, European counsel John Taylor, associates James Harmer and Vivek Thanki and law clerk Jon Lucas Gray. The Tax team included partners Jonathan Cooklin and Po Sit, counsel Alon Gurfinkel, associates Brady Plastaras and Freddie Schwier and law clerk Dylan J. Steiner. Counsel Eric McLaughlin and associate Suiwen Liang provided financial institutions advice. Partner Gregory S. Rowland, counsel Sarah E. Kim and associate Allison Gunther provided 1940 Act advice. Members of the Davis Polk team are based in the New York, Madrid and London offices.