Hydro-Québec : issue of debentures 5.00% due February 15, 2050 on the canadian market

MONTREAL, July 19, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - Hydro-Québec announces that it has negotiated on the Canadian domestic market the issue of CA$500,000,000 of debentures, Series JN, maturing on February 15, 2050.

The debentures, with a coupon of 5.00%, payable semi-annually, will be offered on the market at a price of 132.648 plus interest deemed to have accrued from February 15, 2012. The yield is 3.444%.

The lead manager for this issue is National Bank Financial Inc. with RBC Dominion Securities Inc. and Scotia Capital Inc. acting as co-lead managers, and, BMO Nesbitt Burns Inc., Casgrain & Company Limited, CIBC World Markets Inc., Desjardins Securities Inc., Laurentian Bank Securities Inc., Merrill Lynch Canada Inc. and The Toronto-Dominion Bank acting as other managers.

This is the tenth additional tranche of Debentures, Series JN, issued initially on January 15, 2009 and the total aggregate principal amount of debentures outstanding under this series now amounts to CA$5,500,000,000.

SOURCE HYDRO-QUEBEC

For further information:

Jean-Hugues Lafleur
Vice President - Financing, Treasury and Pension Fund
Tel.: (514) 289-4772

Louis-Olivier Batty, Media Relations
Tel: (514) 289-4214
E-mail: batty.louis-olivier@hydro.qc.ca

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