ST. LOUIS, Nov. 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) announced today the pricing of a public offering of $700 million aggregate principal amount of its senior notes, consisting of $350 million aggregate principal amount of 2.700% senior notes due 2020 and $350 million aggregate principal amount of 3.650% senior notes due 2026. The 2020 senior notes and the 2026 senior notes are being offered to the public at 99.977% and 99.911% of their principal amount, respectively. The transaction is expected to close on November 24, 2015.
Ameren intends to use the net proceeds of the offering to repay a portion of its outstanding short-term debt.
Barclays Capital Inc., J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated and Mizuho Securities USA 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 Barclays Capital Inc. toll-free at 1-888-603-5847, J.P. Morgan Securities LLC collect at (212) 834-4533, Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated toll-free at 1-800-294-1322 or Mizuho Securities USA Inc. toll-free at 1-866-271-7403.
This press release does not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy the senior 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.
St. Louis-based Ameren Corporation powers the quality of life for 2.4 million electric customers and more than 900,000 natural gas customers in a 64,000-square-mile area through its Ameren Missouri and Ameren Illinois rate-regulated utility subsidiaries. Ameren Illinois provides electric delivery and transmission service as well as natural gas delivery service while Ameren Missouri provides vertically integrated electric service, with generating capacity of over 10,200 megawatts, and natural gas delivery service. Ameren Transmission Company of Illinois develops regional electric transmission projects. Follow the company on Twitter @AmerenCorp. For more information, visit Ameren.com.
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