Dominion Energy Inc. sold $600 million of senior notes to repay short-term debt and for general corporate purposes. The company's short-term debt included $1.56 billion in outstanding commercial paper as of Feb. 28, according to a March 11 free writing prospectus.
The securities consist of $400 million of 2019 series A 4.60% notes due March 15, 2049, and $200 million of 2018 series B 4.25% notes due June 1, 2028. The series B note offering is a reopening of notes issued on June 5, 2018.
For the series A notes, interest is payable every March 15 and Sept. 15, starting Sept. 15. The notes have spread to benchmark of 158 basis points. For the series B notes, interest is payable every June 1 and Dec. 1, starting June 1. The notes have a spread to benchmark of 123 basis points.
The notes were expected to be rated Baa2 by Moody's, BBB by S&P Global Ratings and BBB+ by Fitch Ratings.
Scotia Capital (USA) Inc., SMBC Nikko Securities America Inc. and TD Securities (USA) LLC served as joint book-running managers.