Hunton & Williams LLP advised Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated and SunTrust Robinson Humphrey, Inc., as initial purchasers, in connection with AEP Texas Central Company’s (TCC) issuance of $250 million in aggregate principal amount of its senior notes in a private placement under Rule 144A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, to eligible purchasers.

TCC is a wholly owned subsidiary of American Electric Power Company, Inc., engaged in the transmission and distribution of electric power to approximately 817,000 retail customers through retail electric providers in southern Texas. As of December 31, 2014, TCC had 1,056 employees. Among the principal industries served by TCC are chemical and petroleum refining, chemicals and allied products, oil and natural gas extraction, food processing, metal refining, plastics and machinery equipment.

The Hunton & Williams LLP team included Bud Ellis, Steve Friend and Christina Kwon.