FWP 1 a09-34525_3fwp.htm FWP


Filed Pursuant to Rule 433

Registration Statement No. 333-163075-01


South Carolina Electric & Gas Company




Dated:  December 2, 2009




South Carolina Electric & Gas Company




Name of Securities:


First Mortgage Bonds, 5.50% Series due December 15, 2039










Expected Ratings:


Moody’s: A3 (negative outlook); S&P: A- (stable outlook); Fitch: A (stable outlook). A securities rating is not a recommendation to buy, sell or hold securities and may be subject to review, revision, suspension, reduction or withdrawal at any time by the assigning rating agency.






December 15, 2039




Coupon (Interest Rate):






Yield to Maturity:






Spread to Benchmark Treasury:


+130 basis points (1.30%)




Benchmark Treasury:


4.5% due August 15, 2039




Benchmark Treasury Price and Yield:






Interest Payment Dates:


June 15 and December 15, commencing June 15, 2010




Redemption Provision:


Make whole call at Adjusted Treasury Rate +20 basis points (0.20%)




Underwriters’ Discount or Commission:





Net Proceeds to Issuer:


$147,508,500, plus accrued interest from December 9, 2009




Price to Public:


99.214%, plus accrued interest from December 9, 2009




Settlement Date:


December 9, 2009 (T+5)






$1,000 x $1,000






837004 CD0


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