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PG&E Files Shelf Registration for Up to $25.675 Billion of Debt and Equity

The company is restructuring through Chapter 11 proceedings in the wake of the California wildfires.

Image: Pacific Gas & Electric Company

California power producer PG&E Corp filed a Form S-3 shelf registration with the SEC on Tuesday for up to $25.675 billion via a range of debt and equity securities, amid the company’s restructuring through Chapter 11 proceedings.

The SEC filing covers a broad range of security types at the holding company level (PG&E):

  • Debt
  • Common stock
  • Preferred stock
  • Warrants to purchase any of the above
  • Securities purchase contracts/units
  • Depositary shares
  • Subscription rights

The filing covers these securities at the operating subsidiary level (Pacific Gas & Electric Company):

  • Debt
  • Warrants to purchase debt
  • Securities purchase contracts/units

PG&E needs to exit bankruptcy by June 30, 2020, with a plan of reorganization that is deemed to meet the requirements of AB 1054, California’s law providing for a $21 billion wildfire insurance fund.


Sources: Equities News, Reuters, SEC