Methanex Corporation closed a public offering of US$250 million of 5.25 per cent senior notes due 2022. BNP Paribas Securities Corp. and RBS Securities Inc. acted as joint book-running managers. The offering was made in the United States under Methanex's previously filed base shelf prospectus dated November 10, 2011. Headquartered in Vancouver, British Columbia, Methanex is the world's largest supplier of methanol to major international markets.
The Methanex legal team included Randy Milner (SVP, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary) and Amanda Harris (In-House Legal). Richard Balfour, Michael Urbani, Linda Brown and Catherine Anderson, Sarah Cunningham, Jonathan Duckles, TJ Kang and Shubha Krishnan of McCarthy Tétrault LLP acted as Canadian counsel to Methanex. Edwin Maynard, Christopher Cummings and Christian Kurtz of Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP acted as US counsel to Methanex.
Lisa Jacobs, Jason Lehner, Kevin Roggow and James Cotton of Shearman & Sterling LLP acted as US counsel to the underwriters.