Palo Alto – June 30, 2021 – Cooley advised NVIDIA on its registered debt offering of $5 billion aggregate principal amount of investment grade senior unsecured notes. The offering consisted of $1.25 billion aggregate principal amount of 0.309% notes due 2023; $1.25 billion aggregate principal amount of 0.584% notes due 2024; $1.25 billion aggregate principal amount of 1.550% notes due 2028; and $1.25 billion aggregate principal amount of 2.000% notes due 2031. Partners Michael Tollini, Mischi a Marca, Jason Savich, Eric Jensen and John McKenna led the Cooley team advising NVIDIA.
NVIDIA’s invention of the graphics processing unit in 1999 sparked the growth of the PC gaming market and has redefined modern computer graphics, high-performance computing and artificial intelligence. The company’s pioneering work in accelerated computing and AI is reshaping trillion-dollar industries, such as transportation, healthcare and manufacturing, and fueling the growth of many others.
Cooley formed NVIDIA in 1993 and has served as its principal outside corporate and litigation counsel for 28 years, handling its IPO in 1999, multiple corporate matters and major litigation.
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