Davis Polk & Wardwell advised Goldman, Sachs & Co., J.P. Morgan Securities Inc. and Wachovia Capital Markets, LLC as joint book-running managers on a $500 million SEC-registered offering by The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. of its 6.300% senior notes due 2018.
The Hartford is one of the nation’s largest financial services and insurance companies and a leading provider of investment products, individual life, group life and disability insurance products, and property and casualty insurance products.
The Davis Polk corporate team included partner Ethan T. James, counsel Courtenay U. Myers and associate Alexander N. Macleod (not yet admitted), all of the New York office. Partner Rachel D. Kleinberg of the Menlo Park office provided tax advice. Counsel Erin K. Cho and associate Natasha Sankovitch, both of the New York office, provided ERISA advice. Viktor Chistyakov of the New York office was the legal assistant for the transaction