Cases & Deals

The Southern Company issues $8.5 billion Senior Notes in public offering

Clients Southern Company, The

Jones Day advised The Southern Company, a leading U.S. producer of clean, safe, reliable and affordable electricity, in connection with its public offering of $8.5 billion aggregate principal amount of Senior Notes. The Senior Notes consisted of $500 million of 1.55% Senior Notes due 2018, $1 billion of 1.85% Senior Notes due 2019, $1.5 billion of 2.35% Senior Notes due 2021, $1.25 billion of 2.95% Senior Notes due 2023, $1.75 billion of 3.25% Senior Notes due 2026, $500 million of 4.25% Senior Notes due 2036, and $2 billion of 4.40% Senior Notes due 2046.