Akin Gump Advises FirstEnergy Corp. Subsidiary in Senior Note Offering

(New York) – Akin Gump advised FirstEnergy Transmission, LLC (FET), a wholly owned subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp., with respect to the issuance of $600 million aggregate principal amount of its 4.35% senior unsecured notes due 2025 and $400 million aggregate principal amount of its 5.45% senior unsecured notes due 2044. The Notes were offered in a transaction exempt from registration pursuant to Rule 144A and Regulation S under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended.

Lucas Torres, a partner in Akin Gump’s corporate practice, led the team advising FET. He was joined by partner Alice Hsu, counsel Amy Lanctot, and associates Jesse Brush and Rachel Evans, all from the firm’s corporate practice; tax senior counsel Christopher Harvey; and energy regulatory practice co-head Julia Sullivan and associate Scott Johnson.

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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