Free Writing Prospectus

Free Writing Prospectus

   Filed Pursuant to Rule 433

(To the Preliminary Prospectus

   Registration Statement No. 333-157573

Supplement dated November 30, 2009)



$750,000,000 of 7.30% Notes due 2039


November 30, 2009



   International Paper Company


   7.30% Notes due 2039

Principal Amount:


Trade Date:

   November 30, 2009

Settlement Date:

   December 7, 2009 (T+5)

Final Maturity:

   November 15, 2039

Interest Rate:

   7.30% per annum

Day Count:


Public Offering Price:


Yield to Maturity:


Benchmark Treasury:

   4.50% UST due August 15, 2039

Benchmark Treasury Price:


Benchmark Treasury Yield:


Spread to Benchmark Treasury:

   +312.5 bps

Interest Payment Dates:

   Semi-annually in arrears on May 15 and November 15, commencing May 15, 2010

Optional Redemption:

   Greater of par and make whole at Treasury plus 50 basis points, plus accrued and unpaid interest to the date of redemption

Authorized Denominations:

   $2,000 and integral multiples of $1,000 in excess thereof


   460146 CF8 / US460146CF85

Book-Running Managers:


Banc of America Securities LLC

Deutsche Bank Securities Inc.

BNP Paribas Securities Corp.

Citigroup Global Markets Inc.

J.P. Morgan Securities Inc.

RBS Securities Inc.

UBS Securities LLC

Wells Fargo Securities, LLC




BBVA Securities Inc.

Calyon Securities (USA) Inc.

Daiwa Securities America Inc.

HSBC Securities (USA) Inc.

Mitsubishi UFJ Securities (USA), Inc.

Mizuho Securities USA Inc.

Morgan Keegan & Company, Inc.

SG Americas Securities, LLC


Global Settlement:

   Through The Depository Trust Company, including Euroclear or
Clearstream Luxembourg, as participants

Net Proceeds:

   We estimate that the net proceeds, after deducting underwriters’ discounts and commissions and other estimated offering expenses payable by us, from sale of the notes offered hereby will be approximately $740.7 million.




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Banc of America Securities LLC

   800-294-1322 (toll free)

Deutsche Bank Securities Inc.

   800-503-4611 (toll free)

BNP Paribas Securities Corp.

   800-854-5674 (toll free)

Citigroup Global Markets Inc.

   877-858-5407 (toll free)

J.P. Morgan Securities Inc.

   212-834-4533 (call collect)

RBS Securities Inc.

   866-884-2071 (toll free)

UBS Securities LLC

   877-827-6444, ext. 561-3884 (toll free)

Wells Fargo Securities, LLC

   800-326-5897 (toll free)

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