SEMPRA ENERGY 8-K 2008
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(D) OF THE
SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): November 17, 2008
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
101 ASH STREET
SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA 92101
(Address of principal executive offices)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (619) 696-2034
(former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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On November 20, 2008, Sempra Energy (the Company) closed the public offering and sale of $250,000,000 aggregate principal amount of its 8.90% Notes due 2013 (the 2013 Notes) and $500,000,000 aggregate principal amount of its 9.80% Notes due 2019 (the 2019 Notes, and together with the 2013 Notes, the Notes). Proceeds to the Company (after deducting underwriting discounts but before other expenses estimated at approximately $250,000) for the 2013 Notes and the 2019 Notes are 99.008% and 98.902%, respectively, of principal amount. The sale of the Notes was registered under the Companys Registration Statement on Form S-3, as amended (Registration No. 333-103588). The 2013 Notes will mature on November 15, 2013 and the 2019 Notes will mature on February 15, 2019. Interest on the 2013 Notes accrues from November 20, 2008 and is payable on May 15 and November 15 of each year, beginning on May 15, 2009. Interest on the 2019 Notes accrues from November 20, 2008 and is payable on February 15 and August 15 of each year, beginning on February 15, 2009. The Notes will be redeemable prior to maturity, at the Companys option, at the redemption prices and under the circumstances described in the relevant form of Note, which forms are attached hereto in Exhibit 4.1. Further information regarding the sale of the Notes is contained in the underwriting agreement and pricing agreement, which are attached hereto as Exhibits 1.1 and 1.2, respectively.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned thereunto duly authorized.