Verisign in $750 Million Senior Notes Offering

April 16, 2013

Cleary Gottlieb represented Verisign in a Rule 144A/Regulation S offering of $750,000,000 aggregate principal amount of its 4.625% senior notes due 2023. The notes are guaranteed by certain of Verisign’s subsidiaries. The offering priced April 11 and closed April 16.

As the global leader in domain names, Verisign powers the invisible navigation that takes people to where they want to go on the Internet. For more than 15 years, Verisign has operated the infrastructure for a portfolio of top-level domains that today include .com, .net, .tv, .edu, .gov, .jobs, .name and .cc, as well as two of the world’s 13 Internet root servers. Verisign’s product suite also includes Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) Protection Services, iDefense Security Intelligence Services and Managed DNS.