Cayce, SC, Jan. 18, 2012 --- SCANA Corporation (NYSE:SCG) announced today that it sold, in a negotiated offering, $250 million principal amount of its Medium Term Notes due February 1, 2022. The 4.125 percent fixed rate notes were priced to SCANA at 98.588 percent, and are initially being offered to the public at 99.238 percent with a yield to maturity of 4.219 percent. J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated, and TD Securities (USA) LLC acted as joint book-running managers and BB&T Capital Markets, a division of Scott and Stringfellow, LLC, and Mitsubishi UFJ Securities (USA) Inc., acted as co-managers for the transaction.
SCANA intends to apply the net proceeds from the sale of the notes, together with other funds, to pay at maturity $250 million of its Medium Term Notes due February 1, 2012.
It is anticipated that these notes will be issued on January 25, 2012. The transaction is subject to normal closing conditions.
Copies of a written prospectus (and related prospectus supplement and pricing supplement) meeting the requirements of Section 10 of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (other than a free writing prospectus as defined in SEC Rule 405), relating to the offering of these notes may be obtained by contacting Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated, Attention: Prospectus Department, 100 West 33rd Street, 3rd Floor, New York, New York 10001, telephone: 1-800-294-1322 (toll free).
SCANA Corporation, a South Carolina corporation headquartered in Cayce, SC, is an energy-based holding company principally engaged, through subsidiaries, in electric and natural gas utility operations and other energy-related businesses.