Raymond James FinancialInc. has closed the public underwritten offering of $500 million of its 3.625% senior notes due 2026and $300 million of its 4.950% senior notes due 2046.
Raymond James received net proceeds of about $791.4 million afterdeducting underwriting discounts and commissions and estimated expenses. The companyexpects to use the proceeds for working capital and general corporate purposes.
Merrill Lynch Pierce Fenner & Smith Inc., J.P. Morgan SecuritiesLLC and Raymond James & Associates Inc. acted as joint book-running managersfor the offering. Citigroup Global Markets Inc., Regions Securities LLC, U.S. BancorpInvestments Inc., BB&T Capital Markets, BNY Mellon Capital Markets LLC, FifthThird Securities Inc. and PNC Capital Markets LLC were co-managers.