Southern California Edison’s $1.5 Billion Offering
November 8, 2022
Cleary Gottlieb represented BofA Securities Inc., Citigroup Global Markets Inc., MUFG Securities Americas Inc., and PNC Capital Markets LLC, as representatives of the underwriters, in an offering of $1.5 billion aggregate principal amount of first-and-refunding mortgage bonds, $750 million of 5.85% first-and-refunding mortgage bonds, Series 2022F, due 2027 and $750 million of 5.95% first-and-refunding mortgage bonds, Series 2022G, due 2032, by Southern California Edison Co. (SCE).
The senior debt securities are secured by a lien on substantially all of SCE’s property and franchises. The bond transaction priced on November 3, 2022, and is expected to close on November 8, 2022.
SCE is an investor-owned public utility primarily engaged in the business of supplying and delivering electricity to an approximately 50,000 square mile area of Southern California, excluding the City of Los Angeles and certain other cities. It owns and operates transmission, distribution, and generation facilities, and procures power from a variety of sources, including other utilities, merchant generators, and other nonutility generators.