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NV Energy Completes Tender Offers for Outstanding Notes

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NV Energy, Inc. and its wholly owned subsidiaries, Nevada Power Company d/b/a NV Energy and Sierra Pacific Power Company d/b/a NV Energy (collectively, the "Companies"), announced today that each has completed tender offers for certain series of notes as further described below. The tender offers were commenced on December 19, 2013, following the closing of the merger of Silver Merger Sub, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of MidAmerican Energy Holdings Company ("MidAmerican"), with and into NV Energy, Inc. (the "Merger") pursuant to the Agreement and Plan of Merger dated May 29, 2013. MidAmerican is an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. The terms and conditions of each offer were set forth in a Change of Control Notice and Offer to Purchase, dated December 19, 2013, issued by NV Energy, Inc., Nevada Power Company, or Sierra Pacific Power Company, respectively.

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The following table describes the series of notes subject to the Nevada Power Company tender offers (collectively, the "NPC Notes") and the principal amount of NPC Notes tendered by their holders:

CUSIP No.

Security Description

Principal Amount Outstanding as of

December 19, 2013

Principal Amount Tendered for Purchase by Nevada Power Company

641423 BK3

5.875% General and Refunding Mortgage Notes, Series L, due 2015

 

$250,000,000

$45,000

641423 BM9

5.95% General and Refunding Mortgage Notes, Series M, due 2016

 

$210,000,000

$0

641423 BP2

6.65% General and Refunding Mortgage Notes, Series N, due 2036

 

$370,000,000

$2,750,000

641423 BS6

6.50% General and Refunding Mortgage Notes, Series O, due 2018

 

$325,000,000

$415,000

641423 BU1

6.75% General and Refunding Mortgage Notes, Series R, due 2037

 

$350,000,000

$950,000

641423 BW7

6.5% General and Refunding Mortgage Notes, Series S, due 2018

 

$500,000,000

$1,090,000

641423 BY3

7.125% General and Refunding Mortgage Notes, Series V, due 2019

 

$500,000,000

$255,000

641423 BZ0

5.375% General and Refunding Mortgage Notes, Series X, due 2040

 

$250,000,000

$0

641423 CA4

5.45% General and Refunding Mortgage Notes, Series Y, due 2041

$250,000,000

$0

No holders of the $315,000,000 6.25% Senior Notes, due 2020 (CUSIP No. 67073Y AA4) of NV Energy, Inc. and no holders of the $450,000,000 6% General and Refunding Mortgage Notes, Series M, due 2016 (CUSIP No. 826418 BD6) or $251,742,000 6.750% General and Refunding Mortgage Notes, Series P, due 2037 (CUSIP No. 826418 BE4) of Sierra Pacific Power Company tendered their notes in connection with the tender offers.

The Companies retained The Bank of New York Mellon Trust Company, N.A. to act as depositary and Morrow & Co., LLC to act as the information agent in connection with each of the tender offers.  Questions regarding the tender offers may be directed to Morrow & Co., LLC by telephone at (203) 658-9400.

About NV Energy, Inc.
NV Energy, Inc. provides a wide range of energy services to 1.3 million customers throughout Nevada and nearly 40 million tourists annually. NV Energy is a holding company whose principal subsidiaries, Nevada Power Company and Sierra Pacific Power Company, are doing business as NV Energy. The company is headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada. Information about NV Energy is available on the company's website, Twitter, Facebook and YouTube pages, which can be accessed via nvenergy.com.

About MidAmerican Energy Holdings Company (MEHC)
MidAmerican Energy Holdings Company, based in Des Moines, Iowa, USA, is a global provider of energy services. Through its energy-related businesses, MidAmerican provides electric and natural gas service to more than 8.4 million customers worldwide. These businesses are Pacific Power, Rocky Mountain Power and PacifiCorp Energy, comprising PacifiCorp; MidAmerican Energy Company; Nevada Power Company and Sierra Pacific Power Company, comprising NV Energy, Inc.; Northern Powergrid (Northeast) Limited and Northern Powergrid Companies (Yorkshire) plc, comprising Northern Powergrid Holdings Company; Northern Natural Gas Company; Kern River Gas Transmission Company; MidAmerican Renewables, LLC; MidAmerican Transmission, LLC; and CalEnergy Philippines. Information about MidAmerican is available at www.midamerican.com.

This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell, or the solicitation of an offer to buy, the securities of the Companies, nor shall there be any offer, solicitation or sale of any securities of the Companies in any state in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to the registration or qualification under the securities law of any such state or jurisdiction.

This press release may contain forward-looking statements regarding the future performance of the Companies within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These statements are subject to a variety of risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from current expectations. These risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to, current and prospective financial conditions, earnings and liquidity, prospective business conditions, regulatory factors, and dividend restrictions in the Companies' financing agreements. Additional cautionary statements regarding other risk factors that could have an effect on the future performance of the Companies are contained in their quarterly reports on Form 10-Q for the periods ending March 31, 2013, June 30, 2013 and September 30, 2013 and their Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2012. The Companies undertake no obligation to release publicly the result of any revisions to these forward-looking statements that may be made to reflect events or circumstances after the date hereof or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events.

 

SOURCE NV Energy, Inc.

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