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Arnold & Porter Advises State of Israel in $2 Billion Bond Offering

February 5, 2018

Arnold & Porter advised the State of Israel in its recent US $2 billion dual-tranche bond offering. The transaction closed on January 17, 2018.

Israel set final terms on $1 billion of bonds due in January 2028 and another $1 billion of bonds due January 2048. Arnold & Porter has represented Israel on numerous US financing matters, including the sovereign's prior issuance of $1.5 billion of dollar-denominated bonds in March 2016.

Arnold & Porter has a longstanding relationship with the State of Israel, having represented Israel in a variety of areas. As a recognized leader in representing sovereigns in their international financial affairs, the firm has more than 30 years of experience across a wide range of financial transactions for sovereigns from Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America, and the Middle East.

The Arnold & Porter transaction team was led by Corporate and Finance counsel David Menchel and associate Naomi Hartman.