- Company completes cumulative total of $1 billion of equity content in 2021 financing plan
Edison International (NYSE: EIX) today announced the pricing of a public offering of 750 thousand shares of its 5.00% Series B Fixed-Rate Reset Cumulative Perpetual Preferred Stock. The transaction is expected to close on November 12, 2021, subject to customary closing conditions, and is expected to result in net proceeds of approximately $742 million.
This $750 million transaction follows from the company’s previous announcements that it would issue securities with up to $1 billion of equity content in 2021, to support its investment-grade ratings. This offering, together with the company’s $1.25 billion preferred stock offering in March 2021, completes Edison International’s 2021 financing plan.
Citigroup, Barclays; Credit Suisse; Mizuho Securities; BNY Mellon Capital Markets, LLC; SMBC Nikko; and Truist Securities are serving as joint book-running managers of the offering. Cabrera Capital Markets LLC; CastleOak Securities, L.P.; C.L. King & Associates; Guzman & Company; Mischler Financial Group, Inc.; and Tribal Capital Markets are acting as co-managers of the offering.
This offering is being made under an effective shelf registration statement filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and only by means of a prospectus supplement for this offering and a related base prospectus. Copies of the prospectus supplement and accompanying prospectus related to the offering may be obtained by visiting EDGAR on the Securities and Exchange Commission’s website at www.sec.gov, or by contacting:
Citigroup Global Markets Inc.
c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions
1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewood, NY 11717
Barclays Capital Inc.
c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions
1155 Long Island Ave.
Edgewood, NY 11717
Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC
Attention: Prospectus Department
One Madison Avenue
New York, New York 10010
Mizuho Securities USA LLC
1271 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10020
Attn: Debt Capital Markets Syndicate
This press release does not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy the securities described herein, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any jurisdiction in which such an offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such jurisdiction.
About Edison International
Edison International (NYSE: EIX) is one of the nation’s largest electric utility holding companies, providing clean and reliable energy and energy services through its independent companies. Headquartered in Rosemead, California, Edison International is the parent company of Southern California Edison Company, a utility that delivers electricity to 15 million people across Southern, Central and Coastal California. Edison International is also the parent company of Edison Energy, a global energy advisory company delivering comprehensive, data-driven energy solutions to commercial and industrial users to meet their cost, sustainability and risk goals.
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