Columbus, Neb. – The Nebraska Public Power District plans to issue approximately $250 million of fixed-rate, tax-exempt bonds on October 15, 2012. The bond sale will include an order period for retail and institutional investors.
Proceeds from the bond sale will be used to finance the costs of certain generation and transmission capital additions to NPPD’s system and to refund a portion of the District’s outstanding General Revenue Bonds. The proceeds will also be used to pay financing costs.
It is currently anticipated that the bonds will be issued in $5,000 denominations or any integral multiple, thereof.
NPPD has selected Bank of America/Merrill Lynch, as its senior bond underwriter. Other underwriting firms include Goldman, Sachs & Co., J.P. Morgan, Ramirez & Co., Inc., Wells Fargo Bank, National Association, Ameritas Investment Corp., D.A. Davidson & Co., Piper Jaffray & Co., RBC Capital Markets, and US Bancorp.
The bonds will be repaid over a 30-year period. Individuals interested in purchasing the bonds should contact their broker or financial advisor.
[NPPD’s Preliminary Official Statement and the information contained therein is subject to completion, amendment or other change without any notice. The bonds described therein may not be sold, nor may offers to buy be accepted prior to the time the Official Statement is delivered in final form. Under no circumstances shall the Preliminary Official Statement constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of any offer to buy, nor shall there be any sale of these bonds in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the applicable securities laws of any such jurisdiction. A Preliminary Official Statement is available for review at http://www.nppd.com/About-Us/Financial-Information]