SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(D) OF THE
SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of report (Date of earliest event reported)
May 17, 2018
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)
(Commission File Number)
(State or Other Jurisdiction of
(IRS Employer Identification
1 Riverside Plaza, Columbus, OH
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)
(Registrant's Telephone Number, Including Area Code)
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)
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Item 8.01.Other Events
On May 17, 2018, AEP Texas Inc. (the “Company”) issued debt securities pursuant to a Purchase Agreement dated May 14, 2018, relating to the issuance by the Company of $500,000,000 of its 3.950% Senior Notes Series E, due 2028 (the “Notes”). The Company has agreed to exchange the Notes for registered notes pursuant to a Registration Rights Agreement dated May 17, 2018.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits
Purchase Agreement dated May 14, 2018.
Second Supplemental Indenture between the Company and The Bank of New York Mellon Trust Company, N.A, as Trustee, dated May 17, 2018, establishing the terms of the Notes.
Form of the Notes (included in Exhibit 4(a) hereto).
Registration Rights Agreement dated May 17, 2018.
Opinion of William E. Johnson regarding the legality of the Notes.
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, thereunto duly authorized.
AEP TEXAS INC.
By: /s/ William E. Johnson
Name: William E. Johnson
Title: Assistant Secretary
May 17, 2018