Press Release November 25, 2015

Goodwin Advises NIKE in $1 Billion Bond Offering

Goodwin Procter advised NIKE, Inc. (NYSE: NKE) in its issuance of $1 billion in aggregate principal amount of notes in an underwritten public offering. Citigroup Global Markets Inc., Deutsche Bank Securities Inc. and Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated acted as representatives for the several underwriters in connection with the transaction.

Based in Beaverton, Oregon, NIKE is the largest seller of athletic footwear and athletic apparel in the world, measured by global revenues.

The deal team was led by partners James Barri and Bradley Bugdanowitz, and included associates Tim Nguyen and John Casnocha, with invaluable assistance from partner Janet Andolina and associate Alex Plaum on tax matters.