Merrill Lynch Canada Launches $2B MTN Programme

Merrill Lynch Canada Finance Company, an indirect, wholly owned subsidiary of Merrill Lynch & Co., Inc., completed the re-establishment of its $2 billion medium term note programme. The notes are guaranteed by Merrill Lynch & Co. and are rated “AA-” or the equivalent thereof. The base shelf prospectus was filed on May 10, 2002.
Representing Merrill Lynch in-house were Lynn Korbak, counsel and corporate secretary, Mark Dickerson, secretary, and Ian Kearsey, all in Canada, and Andrew Quigley, assistant corporate secretary, Merrill Lynch & Co. in New York; and Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP with a team composed of Patricia Olasker, Alana McPhee and Ryan Voegeli (corporate securities) and Ronald Wilson (tax). R.J. Ruble and Mark Tibaldi (tax) and Mark Wiltshire (securities) of Sidley Austin Brown & Wood were U.S. counsel to Merrill Lynch.
The dealer group, led by Merrill Lynch Canada, was represented by McMillan Binch, with a team including Robert Scavone, Jennifer Parkin and Elana Lyons (corporate securities) and David Wentzell (tax).

Lawyer(s)

Elana Caplan Robert M. Scavone David G. Wentzell Andrew Kemp Mark Wiltshire Mark J. Tibaldi Ryan Voegeli Patricia L. Olasker Ronald S. Wilson Jennifer A. C. Parkin