Pacific Gas and Electric $800 million first mortgage bonds offering
The investment-grade bonds are due 2034
Davis Polk advised the underwriters in connection with the SEC-registered offering by Pacific Gas and Electric Company of $800 million aggregate principal amount of 6.950% first mortgage bonds due 2034. Pacific Gas will use the proceeds from this offering for repayment of existing debt.
Pacific Gas, a subsidiary of PG&E Corporation, is one of the largest combination natural gas and electric utilities in the United States. The company provides natural gas and electric service to approximately 16 million people throughout a 70,000-square-mile service area in northern and central California.
The Davis Polk capital markets team included partners Michael Kaplan and Marcel Fausten and associates Xi (Brooke) Zheng, Tomer Magid and Marcos Sauquet Trías. Counsel Susan D. Kennedy provided real estate advice. Partner Lara Samet Buchwald provided litigation advice. Partner Mario J. Verdolini provided tax advice. Counsel David A. Zilberberg provided environmental advice. Counsel Benjamin Cheng provided finance advice. All members of the Davis Polk team are based in the New York office.