Ameren Missouri Announces Pricing of Senior Secured Notes Offering
Union Electric Company, doing business as Ameren Missouri, a subsidiary of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE), announced the pricing of a public offering of $350 million aggregate principal amount of 3.50% senior secured notes due 2024 at 99.982% of their principal amount. The transaction is expected to close on April 4, 2014.
Ameren Missouri intends to use the net proceeds of the offering to repay at maturity $104 million aggregate principal amount of its 5.50% senior secured notes due May 15, 2014 and to repay outstanding short-term debt.
Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated, Mitsubishi UFJ Securities (USA), Inc., Morgan Stanley & Co., LLC and SunTrust Robinson Humphrey, Inc. are acting as joint book-running managers for the offering.
The offering is being made only by means of a prospectus and related prospectus supplement. A prospectus supplement related to the offering will be filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Copies of the prospectus supplement and accompanying prospectus, when available, for the offering may be obtained on the Securities and Exchange Commission's website at www.sec.gov, or by contacting Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated, 222 Broadway, 11(th) Floor, New York, New York 10038, Attention: Prospectus Department, toll-free: 1-800-294-1322 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org; Mitsubishi UFJ Securities (USA), Inc., 1633 Broadway, 29th Floor, New York, New York 10019, Attention: Capital Markets Group, Phone: (877) 649-6848; Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC, 180 Varick Street, New York, New York 10014, Attention: Prospectus Department, toll-free 1-866-718-1649; or SunTrust Robinson Humphrey, Inc., 3333 Peachtree Road, 11th Floor, Atlanta, Georgia 30326, Attention: Debt Capital Markets, toll-free 1-800-685-4786.
This press release does not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy the notes or any other securities and shall not constitute an offer, solicitation or sale in any jurisdiction in which, or to any person to whom, such an offer, solicitation or sale is unlawful.
About Ameren Missouri
Ameren Missouri has been providing electric and gas service for more than a century, and its electric rates are among the lowest in the nation. The company serves 1.2 million electric and 127,000 natural gas customers in central and eastern Missouri. Ameren Missouri's service area covers 63 counties and more than 500 towns, including the greater St. Louis area. For more information, visit AmerenMissouri.com.
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