McDonald's in €300 Million Notes Offering

June 10, 2009

Cleary Gottlieb represented McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE:MCD) in its €300 million offering of 4.25% senior notes due 2016. The deal was a takedown from McDonald’s European medium-term note (EMTN) program, and the notes are listed on the Luxembourg Stock Exchange. The transaction was launched and priced on June 3 and closed on June 10.

Bayerische Hypo- und Vereinsbank, Société Générale and The Royal Bank of Scotland acted as joint lead managers, and the dealer syndicate also included 13 other financial institutions.

McDonald’s is the leading global foodservice retailer with more than 32,000 local restaurants in more than 100 countries.