Terms Agreement, dated June 17, 2020, between Idaho Power Company and each of J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, Wells Fargo Securities, LLC, MUFG Securities Americas Inc., U.S. Bancorp Investments, Inc. and BofA Securities, Inc., as purchasers
Idaho Power Company
First Mortgage Bonds,
Secured Medium-Term Notes, Series L
June 17, 2020
Idaho Power Company
1221 W. Idaho St.
Boise, Idaho ###-###-####
Attention: Mr. Kenneth W. Petersen
Subject in all respects to the terms and conditions of the Selling Agency Agreement (the Agreement), dated June 5, 2020, between each of J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, Wells Fargo Securities, LLC, KeyBanc Capital Markets Inc., MUFG Securities Americas Inc., U.S. Bancorp Investments, Inc. and BofA Securities, Inc. and you, as modified herein, each of the undersigned agrees, severally and not jointly, to purchase the respective principal amount of 1.900% First Mortgage Bonds due 2030 (the Notes) of Idaho Power Company set forth opposite its name below having the terms indicated below:
|Principal Amount |
J.P. Morgan Securities LLC
Wells Fargo Securities, LLC
MUFG Securities Americas Inc.
U.S. Bancorp Investments, Inc.
BofA Securities, Inc.
|Identification of Notes:||The Notes shall be designated 1.900% First Mortgage Bonds due 2030|
|Aggregate Principal Amount:||$80,000,000|
|Original Issue Date:||June 22, 2020|
|Original Interest Accrual Date:||June 22, 2020|
|Interest Rate:||1.900% per annum|
|Maturity Date:||July 15, 2030|
|Interest Payment Dates:||January 15 and July 15, commencing January 15, 2021|
|Regular Record Dates:||January 1 and July 1|
|Discount or Commission:||0.650% of Principal Amount|
|Purchase Price (Price to be paid to Idaho Power Company after discount or commission):||98.940% of Principal Amount|
|Price to Public:||99.590% of Principal Amount|
|Purchase Date (Closing Date):||June 22, 2020|
|Applicable Time:||June 17, 2020 at 2:20 p.m. Eastern Standard Time|
|Place for Delivery of Notes and Payment Therefor:|| |
Perkins Coie LLP
1201 Third Avenue, Suite 4900
Seattle, WA 98101
|Method of Payment:||Wire transfer of immediately available funds as set forth in the Procedures attached to the Agreement|
|Redemption Provisions, if any:||See Optional Redemption below|
|Pricing Disclosure Package:||See Annex I and Annex II. The Final Term Sheet referred to in the Agreement and this Terms Agreement shall mean, with respect to the Notes, the final term sheet, dated June 17, 2020, relating to the Notes, as filed by the Company with the Commission pursuant to Rule 433 under the Act in the form attached to this Terms Agreement as Annex II.|
|Modification, if any, in the requirements to deliver the documents specified in Section 6(b) of the Agreement:||The undersigned shall have received the documents specified in Section 6(b)(i), (ii), (iii) and (iv) of the Agreement, each dated as of the Closing Date|
|Period during which additional Notes may not be sold pursuant to Section 4(1) of the Agreement:||30 days|
If any one or more of the undersigned shall fail to purchase and pay for any of the Notes agreed to be purchased by it hereunder and such failure to purchase shall constitute a default in the performance of its or their obligations under this Terms Agreement, the remaining of the undersigned shall be obligated severally to take up and pay for (in the respective proportions which the amounts of Notes set forth opposite its or their name above bears to the aggregate amount of Notes set forth opposite the names of all the remaining undersigned above) the Notes which the defaulting undersigned agreed but failed to purchase; provided, however, that in the event that the aggregate amount of Notes which it or they agreed but failed to purchase shall exceed 10% of the aggregate amount of Notes, the remaining of the undersigned shall have the right to purchase all, but shall not be under any obligation to purchase any, of the Notes, and if they do not purchase any of the Notes within 36 hours after such default, the Company shall be entitled to a further period of 36 hours within which to procure another party or other parties reasonably satisfactory to J.P Morgan Securities LLC, Wells Fargo Securities, LLC and MUFG Securities Americas Inc., to purchase the Notes. If the Company fails to procure another party to purchase the Notes within such period, this Terms Agreement will terminate without liability to any non-defaulting undersigned except as provided in Section 10 of the Agreement. In the event of any default as described herein, the Closing Date shall be postponed for such period, not exceeding five (5) business days, as J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, Wells Fargo Securities, LLC and MUFG Securities Americas Inc., shall determine in order that the required changes in the pricing supplement or in any other documents or arrangements may be effected. Nothing contained in this Terms Agreement shall relieve any of the undersigned that shall default of any liability for damages occasioned by such default.
The Company may, at its option, redeem the Notes, in whole at any time, or in part from time to time, prior to the maturity date, as follows:
Prior to April 15, 2030, at a redemption price equal to the greater of:
100% of the principal amount of the Notes to be redeemed and
as determined by an Independent Investment Banker, the sum of the present values of the remaining scheduled payments of principal on the Notes to be redeemed and interest thereon (not including any portion of payments of interest accrued as of the date fixed for redemption), discounted to the date fixed for redemption on a semi-annual basis (assuming a 360-day year consisting of twelve 30-day months) at the Treasury Rate (as defined below), plus 20 basis points,
On or after April 15, 2030, at a redemption price equal to 100% of the principal amount of the Notes to be redeemed,
plus in any case interest accrued and unpaid on the principal amount of the Notes to be redeemed to the date fixed for redemption.
The Company will mail notice of any redemption at least 30 days before the date fixed for redemption to each registered holder of the Notes to be redeemed.
Treasury Rate means, with respect to any date fixed for redemption, the rate per annum equal to the semi-annual equivalent yield to maturity of the Comparable Treasury Issue, assuming a price for the Comparable Treasury Issue (expressed as a percentage of its principal amount) equal to the Comparable Treasury Price for such date.
Comparable Treasury Issue means the United States Treasury security selected by an Independent Investment Banker as having a maturity comparable to the remaining term of the Notes to be redeemed that would be used, at the time of selection and in accordance with customary financial practice, in pricing new issues of corporate debt securities of comparable maturity to the remaining term of the Notes to be redeemed.
Comparable Treasury Price means, with respect to any date fixed for redemption, (a) the average of the Reference Treasury Dealer Quotations for such date, after excluding the highest and lowest such Reference Treasury Dealer Quotations for such date, or (b) if the Trustee obtains fewer than four such Reference Treasury Dealer Quotations, the average of all the quotations received.
Independent Investment Banker means any one of the Reference Treasury Dealers appointed by the Company.
Reference Treasury Dealer Quotations means, with respect to each Reference Treasury Dealer and any date fixed for redemption, the average, as determined by the Trustee, of the bid and asked prices for the Comparable Treasury Issue (expressed in each case as a percentage of its principal amount) quoted in writing to the Trustee by such Reference Treasury Dealer at 5:00 p.m. New York City time on the third business day preceding the date fixed for redemption.
Reference Treasury Dealer means each of (1) J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, Wells Fargo Securities, LLC and a Primary Treasury Dealer (as defined below) selected by MUFG Securities Americas Inc., and their respective successors, unless any of them ceases to be a primary U.S. Government securities dealer in New York City (a Primary Treasury Dealer), in which case the Company will substitute another Primary Treasury Dealer and (2) any other Primary Treasury Dealers selected by the Company.
This Terms Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of New York.
Capitalized terms used in this Terms Agreement and not otherwise defined herein shall have the respective meanings ascribed to them in the Agreement.
This Terms Agreement may be executed by any one or more of the parties hereto in any number of counterparts, each of which shall be deemed an original, but all such respective counterparts shall together constitute one and the same instrument.
|J.P. MORGAN SECURITIES LLC||WELLS FARGO SECURITIES, LLC|
|Name:||Robert Bottamedi||Name:||Carolyn Hurley|
|U.S. BANCORP INVESTMENTS, INC.||MUFG SECURITIES AMERICAS INC.|
|Name:||Brent Kreissl||Name:||Richard Testa|
|Title:||Managing Director||Title:||Managing Director|
|BOFA SECURITIES, INC.|
|IDAHO POWER COMPANY|
|Name:||Kenneth W. Petersen|
|Title:||Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer and Treasurer|
[Signature Page to Terms Agreement]
Documents included in the Pricing Disclosure Package
|1.||Prospectus, dated May 17, 2019, for Idaho Power Company First Mortgage Bonds and Debt Securities.|
|2.||Prospectus Supplement, dated June 5, 2020, for First Mortgage Bonds, Secured Medium-Term Notes, Series L, of Idaho Power Company, including all documents incorporated therein as of the Applicable Time.|
|3.||Final Term Sheet, dated June 17, 2020, relating to the Notes, as filed by the Company with the Commission pursuant to Rule 433 under the Act in the form attached to this Terms Agreement as Annex II.|
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Form of Final Term Sheet
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Secured Medium-Term Notes, Series L
IDAHO POWER COMPANY
|Issuer:||Interest Payment Dates:|
|Original Issue Date/Settlement Date:||Maturity Date:|
|Price to Public:||Purchasers:|
|Proceeds to the Company:|
Anticipated Use of Proceeds:
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