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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) September 25, 2020

 

 

Xcel Energy Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

 

 

Minnesota   001-3034   41-0448030

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)

 

(Commission

File Number)

 

(IRS Employer

Identification No.)

 

414 Nicollet Mall

Minneapolis, Minnesota

  55401
(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip Code)

(612) 330-5500

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

N/A

(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):

 

Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)

 

Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)

 

Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))

 

Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))

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

 

Title of each class

 

Trading

Symbol(s)

 

Name of each exchange

on which registered

Common Stock, $2.50 par value per share   XEL   Nasdaq Stock Market LLC

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.  ☐

 

 

 


Item 8.01.

Other Events.

On September 25, 2020, Xcel Energy Inc., a Minnesota corporation (the “Company”), issued $500,000,000 in aggregate principal amount of 0.50% Senior Notes, Series due October 15, 2023 pursuant to an Underwriting Agreement, dated September 22, 2020, by and among the Company and Citigroup Global Markets Inc., J.P. Morgan Securities LLC and Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC, as the underwriters named therein. The notes are being issued pursuant to the registration statement on Form S-3 (File No. 333-224333). A prospectus supplement relating to the offering and sale of the notes was filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on September 23, 2020. The notes will be governed by the Company’s Indenture, dated as of December 1, 2000, as supplemented, between the Company and Wells Fargo Bank, National Association, as trustee, and the Supplemental Indenture No. 14, dated as of September 25, 2020.

This Current Report on Form 8-K is being filed to report as exhibits certain documents in connection with that offering and sale for incorporation by reference into the registration statement.

 

Item 9.01.

Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d)    Exhibits

 

Exhibit

  

Description

4.01    Supplemental Indenture No. 14, dated as of September 25, 2020, by and between Xcel Energy Inc. and Wells Fargo Bank, National Association, as Trustee, creating $500,000,000 aggregate principal amount of 0.50% Senior Notes, Series due October 15, 2023.
5.01    Opinion of Wendy B. Mahling regarding the validity of the notes.
104    Cover Page Interactive Data File (embedded within the Inline XBRL document).


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.

 

    Xcel Energy Inc.
    (a Minnesota Corporation)
    By  

/s/ Sarah W. Soong

    Name:   Sarah W. Soong
    Title:   Vice President and Treasurer
Date: September 25, 2020      
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