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CNPWM Connecticut Light & Power

Filed: 2 Jul 21, 12:53pm

 

 

 

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): July 2, 2021 (June 30, 2021)

 

THE CONNECTICUT LIGHT AND POWER COMPANY

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

Connecticut0-0040406-0303850

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)

(Commission

File Number)

(IRS Employer

Identification No.)

 

107 Selden Street, Berlin, CT 06037-1616

(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)

 

(800) 286-5000

Registrant's telephone number, including area code

 

Not Applicable

(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)

 

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 (see General Instruction A.2. below):

 

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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:

 

Title of each classTrading Symbol(s)Name of each exchange on which registered
NoneNoneNone

 

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).

 

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 2 Financial Information

 

Item 2.03Creation of a Direct Financial Obligation or an Obligation under an Off-Balance Sheet Arrangement of a Registrant.

 

On June 30, 2021, The Connecticut Light and Power Company, doing business as Eversource Energy (the “Company”), issued $425,000,000 aggregate principal amount of its 2.05% First and Refunding Mortgage Bonds, 2021 Series A, due 2031 (the “Series A Bonds”), pursuant to an Underwriting Agreement, dated June 21, 2021, among BNY Mellon Capital Markets, LLC, Citigroup Global Markets Inc., Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC and Wells Fargo Securities, LLC, as representatives of the underwriters named therein, and the Company (the “Underwriting Agreement”).

 

The Series A Bonds were issued under a Supplemental Indenture, dated as of June 1, 2021, between the Company and Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas, supplementing the Indenture of Mortgage and Deed of Trust between the Company and Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas (formerly known as Bankers Trust Company), as trustee, dated as of May 1, 1921, as amended and supplemented, including as amended and restated April 7, 2005. A copy of the Supplemental Indenture, dated as of June 1, 2021, is filed herewith as Exhibit 4.1.

 

Section 9Financial Statements and Exhibits

 

Item 9.01Financial Statements and Exhibits.

 

(d)Exhibits.  

 

Exhibit NumberDescription
1Underwriting Agreement, dated June 21, 2021, among the Company and the Underwriters named therein.   
4.1Supplemental Indenture, dated as of June 1, 2021, between the Company and Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas, as Trustee.
4.2Form of Series A Bond (included as Schedule A to the Supplemental Indenture).  
5Legal opinion of Richard J. Morrison, Esq. relating to the validity of the Series A Bonds (including consent).
104Cover Page Interactive Data File (embedded with the Inline XBRL document).

 

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SIGNATURE

 

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 hereunto duly authorized.

 

 THE CONNECTICUT LIGHT AND POWER COMPANY
 (Registrant)
  

July 2, 2021

By:/s/ Emilie G. O’Neil
  Emilie G. O’Neil
  Assistant Treasurer, Corporate Finance and Cash Management

 

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