Florida Power & Light Company’s $500 Million First Mortgage Bonds Offering


Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP advised the underwriters on an SEC-registered offering by Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) of $500 million aggregate principal amount of First Mortgage Bonds, 4.125% Series due June 1, 2048.

BNP PARIBAS, BofA Merrill Lynch, Credit Suisse, Morgan Stanley, CIBC Capital Markets, KeyBanc Capital Markets and RBC Capital Markets acted as Joint Book-Running Managers on the offering.

FPL was incorporated under the laws of Florida in 1925 and is a rate-regulated electric utility engaged primarily in the generation, transmission, distribution and sale of electric energy in Florida. FPL is the largest electric utility in the state of Florida and one of the largest electric utilities in the U.S. At December 31, 2017, FPL had approximately 26,600 MW of net generating capacity, approximately 75,000 circuit miles of transmission and distribution lines and approximately 620 substations. FPL provides service to its customers through an integrated transmission and distribution system that links its generation facilities to its customers. At December 31, 2017, FPL served approximately ten million people through nearly five million customer accounts. FPL’s service territory covers most of the east and lower west coasts of Florida.

The Hunton Andrews Kurth team included Steve Friend (Picture), Brendan Harney, Soyung Kang and Paloma Luz. Cary Tolley and Anna Page provided tax advice.

Involved fees earner: Steven Friend – Hunton Andrew Kurth; Brendan Harney – Hunton Andrew Kurth; Soyung Kang – Hunton Andrew Kurth; Cary Tolley – Hunton Andrew Kurth; Anna Knecht Page – Hunton Andrew Kurth;

Law Firms: Hunton Andrew Kurth;

Clients: BNP Paribas; Bank of America Merrill Lynch; Credit Suisse; Morgan Stanley; RBC Capital Markets; CIBC World Markets Corp.; KeyBanc Capital Markets;