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LG&E & KU Energy (PPL)

Filed: 20 May 20, 11:59am
 
 
UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
 
FORM 8-K
 
CURRENT REPORT
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)
of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
 
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): May 19, 2020
 
Commission File
Number
 
Registrant; State of Incorporation;
Address and Telephone Number
 
IRS Employer
Identification No.
1-11459
 
PPL Corporation
(Exact name of Registrant as specified in its charter)
(Pennsylvania)
Two North Ninth Street
Allentown, PA 18101-1179
(610) 774-5151
 
23-2758192
     
333-173665
 
LG&E and KU Energy LLC
(Exact name of Registrant as specified in its charter)
(Kentucky)
220 West Main Street
Louisville, KY 40202-1377
(502) 627-2000
 
20-0523163
     
1-3464
 
Kentucky Utilities Company
(Exact name of Registrant as specified in its charter)
(Kentucky and Virginia)
One Quality Street
Lexington, KY 40507-1462
(502) 627-2000
 
61-0247570
 
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:
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Title of each class
 
Trading
Symbol:
 
Name of each exchange
on which registered
Common Stock of PPL Corporation
 
PPL
 
New York Stock Exchange
 
Junior Subordinated Notes of PPL Capital Funding, Inc.
2007 Series A due 2067
 
PPL/67
 
New York Stock Exchange
2013 Series B due 2073
 
PPX
 
New York Stock Exchange
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.405) or Rule 12b-2 under Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.12b-2).
Emerging growth company  ☐
If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act.  
 
 

Section 8 – Other Events
Item 8.01
Other Events
Kentucky Utilities Company
On May 19, 2020, Kentucky Utilities Company (“KU”) entered into an underwriting agreement (the “Underwriting Agreement”) with Barclays Capital Inc., Citigroup Global Markets Inc., Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC and U.S. Bancorp Investments, Inc., as representatives of the several underwriters, relating to the offering and sale by KU of $500 million of 3.300% First Mortgage Bonds due 2050 (the “KU Bonds”). The KU Bonds are due June 1, 2050, subject to early redemption. KU intends to use the net proceeds from the sale of the KU Bonds toward the repayment of bonds maturing in 2020 and for other general corporate purposes.
KU expects to issue the KU Bonds on or about June 3, 2020. The KU Bonds were offered under KU’s Registration Statement on Form
S-3
on file with the Securities and Exchange Commission (Registration Statement No.
 333-223142-01).
A copy of the Underwriting Agreement is attached as Exhibit 1(a) to this report and incorporated herein by reference.
Section 9 – Financial Statements and Exhibits
Item 9.01
Financial Statements and Exhibits
(a) Exhibits
 
1(a)
  
     
 
104
  
The Cover Page Interactive Data File is formatted as Inline XBRL and contained in Exhibits 101.

SIGNATURES
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrants have duly caused this report to be signed on their behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
PPL CORPORATION
   
By:
 
/s/ Marlene C. Beers
 
Marlene C. Beers
 
Vice President and Controller
 
LG&E AND KU ENERGY LLC
   
By:
 
/s/ Daniel K. Arbough
 
Daniel K. Arbough
 
Treasurer
 
KENTUCKY UTILITIES COMPANY
   
By:
 
/s/ Daniel K. Arbough
 
Daniel K. Arbough
 
Treasurer
Dated: May 19, 2020