American Express’ $1.5 Billion Offering

July 30, 2019

Cleary Gottlieb represented the underwriters, led by Barclays Capital Inc., Deutsche Bank Securities Inc., Mizuho Securities USA LLC, and RBC Capital Markets LLC, in an SEC-registered shelf takedown by American Express of $1.5 billion 2.5% notes due July 30, 2024.

The offering priced on July 25, 2019, and closed on July 30, 2019.

American Express is a global services company that provides customers with access to products, insights, and experiences that enrich lives and build business success. Its principal products and services are charge and credit payment card products and travel-related services offered to consumers and businesses around the world. Cleary regularly acts as issuer’s counsel or designated underwriters’ counsel on capital markets transactions for American Express.