Clifford Chance US LLP has passed upon the validity of the issuance of the notes offered by this prospectus supplement on our behalf. In
addition, the description of U.S. federal income tax consequences contained in the section of the accompanying prospectus entitled U.S. Federal Income Tax Considerations as supplemented by the section in this prospectus supplement
entitled Additional U.S. Federal Income Tax Considerations, is based on the opinion of Clifford Chance US LLP.
Latham & Watkins LLP has represented the underwriters in connection with this offering.
The consolidated financial statements and the related financial statement schedule incorporated in this prospectus supplement by reference
from our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2016, and the effectiveness of our internal control over financial reporting have been audited by Deloitte & Touche LLP, an independent registered public accounting
firm, as stated in their report, which is incorporated herein by reference. Such consolidated financial statements and financial statement schedule have been so incorporated in reliance upon the report of such firm given upon their authority as
experts in accounting and auditing.