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Southwest Airlines Closes $1B Notes Offering

Vinson & Elkins advised Southwest Airlines in an underwritten public offering of $1 billion aggregate principal amount of its senior notes, consisting of $300 million aggregate principal amount of 5.250% Notes due 2025 and $700 million aggregate principal amount of 5.125% Notes due 2027. The offering closed on July 31, 2020.

The V&E corporate team was led by partners Robert Kimball, Brenda Lenahan and David Stone, with assistance from senior associate Katherine Frank and associates Cameron Land, Elizabeth Janicki and Claire Wenholz. Advising on tax matters were partner Wendy Salinas and associate Lauren Meyers.

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