EX-4.6 6 aee-2019q3xexhibit46.htm GLOBAL SENIOR NOTE SERIES CILCO-AA Exhibit
NOTWITHSTANDING ANY PROVISIONS HEREOF OR IN THE INDENTURE THIS NOTE IS NOT ASSIGNABLE OR TRANSFERABLE EXCEPT AS PERMITTED BY SECTION 16.04 OF THE INDENTURE DATED AS OF JUNE 1, 2006, AS AMENDED AND SUPPLEMENTED, BETWEEN AMEREN ILLINOIS COMPANY (AS SUCCESSOR TO CENTRAL ILLINOIS LIGHT COMPANY) AND THE BANK OF NEW YORK TRUST COMPANY, N.A. (NOW THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON TRUST COMPANY, N.A.), AS TRUSTEE
AMEREN ILLINOIS COMPANY
(Incorporated under the laws of the State of Illinois)
Illinois Commerce Commission
Identification No.: Ill. C.C. 6797
SENIOR NOTE SERIES CILCO-AA
AMEREN ILLINOIS COMPANY, a corporation organized and existing under the laws of the State of Illinois (the “Company”), which term shall include any successor corporation within the meaning of the Indenture hereinafter referred to, for value received, hereby promises to pay to The Bank of New York Mellon Trust Company, N.A., as trustee (the “CILCO Trustee”) under the Indenture dated as of June 1, 2006 (as amended and supplemented, the “CILCO Indenture”), relating to the Company’s 6.70% Senior Secured Notes due 2036 (the “2036 Notes”) in the aggregate principal amount of $42,000,000, between the Company (as successor to Central Illinois Light Company) and the CILCO Trustee, or registered assigns, the principal sum of $42,000,000 on June 15, 2036, in any coin or currency of the United States of America, which at the time of payment is legal tender for public and private debts, and to pay interest thereon in like coin or currency from the date of issuance (and thereafter from the dates set forth in the 2036 Notes), and at the same rate of interest as the 2036 Notes. Interest on overdue principal, premium, if any, and, to the extent permitted by law, on overdue interest, shall be payable at the interest rate payable on the 2036 Notes. Interest on this Note is payable on the same dates as interest on the 2036 Notes is paid, until the principal sum of this Note is paid in full. Pursuant to Article XVI of the CILCO Indenture, this Note is issued to the CILCO Trustee to secure any and all obligations of the Company under the 2036 Notes and any other series of senior notes from time to time outstanding under the CILCO Indenture. Payment of principal of, or premium, if any, or interest on, the 2036 Notes shall constitute payments on this Note as further provided herein and in the Supplemental Indenture of October 15, 2019 (as hereinafter defined) pursuant to which this Note has been issued. Both the principal of, premium, if any, and the interest on, this Note are payable at the office of the CILCO Trustee.
Upon any payment of the principal of, premium, if any, and interest on, all or any portion of the 2036 Notes, whether at maturity or prior to maturity by redemption or otherwise or upon provision for the payment thereof having been made in accordance with Section 5.01(a) of the CILCO Indenture, a principal amount of this Note equal to the principal amount of such 2036 Notes shall, to the extent of such payment of principal, premium, if any, and interest, be deemed paid and the obligation of the Company thereunder to make such payment shall be discharged to such extent and, in the case of the payment of principal (and premium, if any), such Notes shall be surrendered to the Company for cancellation as provided in Section 16.08 of the CILCO Indenture. The Trustee (as hereinafter defined) may at any time and all times conclusively assume that the obligation of the Company to make payments with respect to the principal of, premium, if any, and interest on, the 2036 Notes, so far as such payments at the time have become due, has been fully satisfied and discharged pursuant to the foregoing sentence unless and until the Trustee shall have received a written notice from the CILCO Trustee signed by one of its officers stating (i) that timely payment of principal of, premium, if any, or interest on, the 2036 Notes has not been made, (ii) that the Company is in arrears as to the payments required to be made by it to the CILCO Trustee pursuant to the CILCO Indenture, and (iii) the amount of the arrearage.
For purposes of Section 16.09 of the CILCO Indenture, this Note shall be deemed to be the “Related Series of IP Senior Notes” in respect of the 2036 Notes.
This Note shall not be entitled to any benefit under the Indenture or any indenture supplemental thereto, or become valid or obligatory for any purpose, until the form of certificate endorsed hereon shall have been signed by or on behalf of The Bank of New York Mellon Trust Company, N.A., as the trustee under the Indenture, or a successor trustee thereto under the Indenture (the “Trustee”).
The provisions of this Note are continued on the reverse hereof and such continued provisions shall for all purposes have the same effect as though fully set forth at this place.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, Ameren Illinois Company has caused this instrument to be duly executed.
AMEREN ILLINOIS COMPANY
By: /s/ Darryl T. Sagel
Name: Darryl T. Sagel
Title: Vice President and Treasurer
By: /s/ Craig W. Stensland
Name: Craig W. Stensland
Title: Assistant Secretary
TRUSTEE’S CERTIFICATE OF AUTHENTICATION
This Note is one of the Notes of the series herein designated, described or provided for in the within-mentioned Indenture and the Supplemental Indenture dated as of October 15, 2019.
THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON TRUST COMPANY, N.A.
By: /s/ Karen Yu
Dated: October 30, 2019
REVERSE OF NOTE
This Note is one of a duly authorized issue of notes issued and to be issued under an Indenture dated as of June 1, 2006 between the Company (as successor to Illinois Power Company) and The Bank of New York Mellon Trust Company N.A. (herein called the “Trustee”, which term includes any successor Trustee under the Indenture) and all indentures supplemental thereto (collectively, the “Indenture”). This Note is one of a series designated as the Series CILCO-AA Notes of the Company, unlimited in aggregate principal amount, issued under and secured by the Indenture and described in the Supplemental Indenture dated as of October 15, 2019 (the “Supplemental Indenture of October 15, 2019” ), between the Company and the Trustee, supplemental to the Indenture. Under the Indenture, one or more series of notes may be issued and, as used herein, the term “Notes” refers to the Notes of this series. Reference is hereby made to the Indenture for a more complete statement of the respective rights, limitations of rights, duties and immunities thereunder of the Company, the Trustee and the Noteholders and of the terms upon which the Notes are and are to be authenticated and delivered.
The Notes will be secured by first mortgage bonds (the “Senior Note Mortgage Bonds”) delivered by the Company to the Trustee for the benefit of the Holders of the Notes, issued under the General Mortgage Indenture and Deed of Trust, dated as of November 1, 1992 between the Company and The Bank of New York Mellon Trust Company, N.A., as successor trustee (the “Mortgage Trustee”), as supplemented and modified (collectively, the “Mortgage”). Reference is made to the Mortgage and the Indenture for a description of the rights of the Trustee as holder of the Senior Note Mortgage Bonds, the property mortgaged and pledged, the nature and extent of the security and the rights of the holders of mortgage bonds, under the Mortgage and the rights of the Company and of the Mortgage Trustee in respect thereof, the duties and immunities of the Mortgage Trustee and the terms and conditions upon which the Senior Note Mortgage Bonds are secured and the circumstances under which additional mortgage bonds may be issued. By its acquisition of an interest in this Series CILCO-AA Note, each Holder of this Series CILCO-AA Note irrevocably (a) consents to the amendments to the Mortgage set forth in Article I of the Supplemental Indenture dated as of October 25, 2017, supplemental to the Mortgage, without any other or further action by any Holder of this Series CILCO-AA Note, and (b) designates the Trustee, and its successors, as its proxy with irrevocable instructions to vote and deliver written consents on behalf of such Holder in favor of such amendments at any meeting of Holders, in lieu of any meeting of Holders, in any consent solicitation or otherwise. Any such consent or waiver by the Holder of this Series CILCO-AA Note shall be conclusive and binding upon such Holder and upon all future Holders of this Series CILCO-AA Note and of any Series CILCO-AA Note issued upon the registration of transfer hereof or in exchange therefor or in lieu thereof whether or not notation of such consent or waiver is made upon this Series CILCO-AA Note.
This Series CILCO-AA Note is subject to redemption in accordance with the terms of the Supplemental Indenture of October 15, 2019.
This Note shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of New York, and for all purposes shall be construed in accordance with the laws of said State without regard to conflicts of law principles thereof.
In case an Event of Default, as defined in the Indenture, shall occur, the principal of all Notes at any such time Outstanding under the Indenture may be declared or may become due and payable, upon the conditions and in the manner and with the effect provided in the Indenture. The Indenture provides that such declaration may be rescinded under certain circumstances.