NextEra Energy Capital Holdings announces sale of $400 million of debentures guaranteed by NextEra Energy, Inc.
Jun 7, 2011

JUNO BEACH, Fla. – NextEra Energy Capital Holdings, Inc. today announced the sale of $400 million in principal amount of its debentures. The debentures bear interest at 4.50 percent per year and will mature June 1, 2021. The debentures will be guaranteed by NextEra Energy Capital Holdings’ parent company, NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NEE).

The debentures were offered to the public at 99.922 percent of face value to yield 4.51 percent when held to maturity. Net proceeds from the sale will be added to NextEra Energy Capital Holdings’ general funds, which the company expects to use to repay a portion of its outstanding commercial paper obligations and for other general corporate purposes.

The sale was underwritten by a group that includes Deutsche Bank Securities Inc., Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated, Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC, and RBS Securities Inc. as joint book-running managers. The co-managers are Nomura Securities International, Inc., Santander Investment Securities Inc., TD Securities (USA) LLC, The Williams Capital Group, L.P. and UniCredit Capital Markets LLC. A prospectus relating to these debentures may be obtained from Deutsche Bank Securities Inc., Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated, Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC and RBS Securities Inc.

NextEra Energy, Inc.
NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NEE) is a leading clean energy company with 2010 revenues of more than $15 billion, nearly 43,000 megawatts of generating capacity, and approximately 15,000 employees in 28 states and Canada.  Headquartered in Juno Beach, Fla., NextEra Energy’s principal subsidiaries are NextEra Energy Resources, LLC, which together with its affiliated entities is the largest generator in North America of renewable energy from the wind and sun, and Florida Power & Light Company, which serves approximately 4.5 million customer accounts in Florida and is one of the largest rate-regulated electric utilities in the country. Through its subsidiaries, NextEra Energy collectively operates the third largest U.S. nuclear power generation fleet. For more information about NextEra Energy companies, visit these websites:,