LAWFUEL – Davis Polk & Wardwell advised BNP Paribas, Deutsche Bank AG, London Branch and J.P. Morgan Securities Ltd. as representatives of the underwriters on an SEC-registered offering on Schedule B by Oesterreichische Kontrollbank Aktiengesellschaft (OeKB) of $1 billion 3.625% notes due 2013. The notes are guaranteed by the Republic of Austria. OeKB serves as Austria’s central bank for providing export financing.
The Davis Polk corporate team included partner Patrick S. Kenadjian of the Frankfurt office and associate Barry Mansfield of the London office. Partner John D. Paton and associate Brian Radigan of the London office provided tax advice. Sabine Yearby of the Frankfurt office was the legal assistant on the transaction