Akin Gump Advises Alliance Data Systems in Senior Note Offering

(Dallas) – Akin Gump represented Alliance Data Systems Corporation in a recently completed Rule 144A/Regulation S offering of senior notes.

The offering consisted of $600 million aggregate principal amount of 5.375 percent senior notes due 2022. The notes are general unsecured senior obligations of Alliance Data Systems, guaranteed on a senior unsecured basis by certain subsidiaries of the company and will pay interest semi-annually, commencing on February 1, 2015. Alliance Data intends to use the net proceeds of the offering to repay a portion of the outstanding indebtedness under its revolving credit facility.

Akin Gump corporate partner Joseph L. Motes III led the deal team for the firm. He was joined by corporate partner Alan Laves; corporate senior counsel Irina Maistrenko; corporate associates Ben Morgan, Nick Houpt and John Clayton; and tax partner Dan Micciche.

Founded in 1945, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP is a leading international law firm with more than 850 attorneys in offices throughout the United States, Europe, Asia and the Middle East.

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