Florida Power & Light Company’s $42.7 Million Floating Rate Notes Offering


Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP advised the underwriters on an SEC-registered offering by Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) of $42.7 million aggregate principal amount of Floating Rate Notes, Series due March 27, 2069.

UBS Investment Bank?, RBC Capital Markets, J.P. Morgan?, Deutsche Bank Securities, Morgan Stanley and BofA Merrill Lynch? 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, 2018, FPL had approximately 24,500 MW of net generating capacity, approximately 75,200 circuit miles of transmission and distribution lines and approximately 645 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, 2018, FPL served more than ten million people through more than 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), Patrick Jamieson, S. Ashley Jaber and Shelby Stanton. Cary Tolley and Kimberly Nolte provided tax advice.

Involved fees earner: Steven Friend – Hunton Andrew Kurth; Ashley Jaber – Hunton Andrew Kurth; Patrick Jamieson – Hunton Andrew Kurth; Kimberly Nolte – Hunton Andrew Kurth; Shelby Stanton – Hunton Andrew Kurth; Cary Tolley – Hunton Andrew Kurth;

Law Firms: Hunton Andrew Kurth;

Clients: Bank of America Merrill Lynch; Deutsche Bank Securities; JP Morgan; Morgan Stanley; RBC Capital Markets; UBS Investment Bank;

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Author: Ambrogio Visconti