Global law firm Mayer Brown advised a syndicate of banks on the underwriting and placement of EUR 1 billion Notes issued by Volkswagen Leasing GmbH due September 2015 (issue date: 15 June 2012). The Notes have a fixed interest rate of 1.5 %. The syndicate of banks was composed of Credit Agricole CIB, DZ BANK AG, Mitsubishi UFJ Securities as well as The Royal Bank of Scotland.


The Mayer Brown team was led by Dr. Jochen Seitz. Dr. Jochen Seitz and his team already advised other syndicates of banks on further issues and underwritings and recently on the update of two debt issuance programs of Volkswagen Financial Services Group in June 2012.


Advisors of the Issuer:

Volkswagen Financial Services AG, Braunschweig: Dr. Christian Fahrenholz, Markus Strauß, Wolfgang Straub (Legal Department), Dirk Bauer, Nils Allnoch (Treasury).


Advisors of the Banks:

Mayer Brown, Frankfurt: partners Dr. Jochen Seitz (Banking & Finance), Peter Maier (Banking & Finance) and associates Sven Seibold and Adrian Juhnke (Banking & Finance).