November 20, 2020
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP advised the underwriters on a $1.5 billion SEC-registered offering by American Electric Power Company, Inc. (“AEP”) consisting of $450 million aggregate principal amount of Senior Notes, Series M, due 2023, $450 million aggregate principal amount of Senior Notes, Series N, due 2025 and $600 million aggregate principal amount of Floating Rate Notes, Series A, due 2023.
AEP, based in Columbus, Ohio, operates and maintains the nation’s largest electricity transmission system and more than 227,000 miles of distribution lines to efficiently deliver safe, reliable power to nearly 5.4 million regulated customers in 11 states. AEP also is one of the nation’s largest electricity producers with approximately 26,000 megawatts of diverse generating capacity, including approximately 2,856 megawatts of renewable energy. AEP’s family of companies includes utilities AEP Ohio, AEP Texas, Appalachian Power (in Virginia and West Virginia), AEP Appalachian Power (in Tennessee), Indiana Michigan Power, Kentucky Power, Public Service Company of Oklahoma and Southwestern Electric Power Company (in Arkansas, Louisiana and east Texas).
The Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP team included Bud Ellis, Steven Friend, Michelle Chan and Mae Ji. Robert McNamara and Tim Strother provided tax advice.