NRG Yield (NYLD) Launches $150M At-The-Market Equity Offering; Enters Equity Distribution Agreement

August 9, 2016 7:51 AM EDT

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NRG Yield, Inc. (NYSE: NYLD) announced a $150,000,000 At-The-Market (“ATM”) equity offering program and announced that it and NRG Yield LLC entered into an Equity Distribution Agreement (the “Agreement”) Barclays Capital Inc., Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC, J.P. Morgan Securities LLC and RBC Capital Markets, LLC (collectively, the “Agents”). Pursuant to the terms of the Agreement, the Company may offer and sell shares of the Company’s Class C common stock, par value $0.01 per share, from time to time through the Agents, as the Company’s sales agents for the offer and sale of the shares, up to an aggregate sales price of $150,000,000. Sales of the shares, if any, will principally be made by means of ordinary brokers’ transactions on the New York Stock Exchange at market prices or as otherwise agreed with the Agents. The shares will be issued pursuant to a prospectus supplement to the Company’s shelf registration statement on Form S-3 (File No. 333-205140) which became effective upon filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission in the United States on June 22, 2015. The Company intends to use the net proceeds from the sale of the shares for general corporate purposes, which may include the repayment of indebtedness and the funding of acquisitions and investments.

Under the terms of the Agreement, the Company also may sell shares of its Class C common stock to any of the Agents, as principal for its own account, at a price agreed upon at the time of sale. If the Company agrees to sell shares to any Agent as principal, it will enter into a separate terms agreement with such Agent, and will describe such agreement in a separate prospectus supplement or free writing prospectus.

The shares that may be issued by the Company under the ATM program have been approved for listing on the New York Stock Exchange. This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy, nor will there be any sale of these securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such an offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction.

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