Fidelity National Information Services, Inc., sells $1 billion in ten year notes and $250 million in five year notes.
On April 15, Willkie client Fidelity National Information Services, Inc. ("FIS"), completed a public offering of $1 billion of 3.5% Senior Notes due 2023 and $250 million of 2.0% Senior Notes due 2018. The offerings represented FIS’s initial entry into the investment grade debt market following recent upgrades by both Moody’s and S&P. The managing underwriters of the offerings were J.P. Morgan, Bank of America Merrill Lynch and Barclays. FIS will use the proceeds to redeem $750 million of 7.625% Notes due 2017 and for general corporate purposes. The deals were preceded by a three-day non-deal roadshow during the week of April 1.
The Willkie team was led by Robert Rachofsky with assistance from Joshua Halpern, Tracy Lundquist and Jonathan Kubek.