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Ameren Illinois Announces Pricing of Senior Secured Notes Offering

ST. LOUIS, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ameren Illinois Company, a subsidiary of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE), announced today the pricing of a public offering of $250 million aggregate principal amount of 4.30% senior secured notes due 2044 at 99.432% of their principal amount.  The transaction is expected to close on June 30, 2014. 

Ameren Illinois intends to use the net proceeds of the offering to repay outstanding short-term debt.

Barclays Capital Inc., BNY Mellon Capital Markets, LLC, RBC Capital Markets, LLC and RBS Securities Inc. are acting as joint book-running managers for the offering.

The offering is being made only by means of a prospectus and related prospectus supplement. A prospectus supplement related to the offering will be filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Copies of the prospectus supplement and accompanying prospectus, when available, for the offering may be obtained on the Securities and Exchange Commission's website at www.sec.gov, or by contacting Barclays Capital Inc., c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions, 1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewood, New York 11717, barclaysprospectus@broadridge.com, Phone 1-888-603-5847; BNY Mellon Capital Markets, LLC, 101 Barclays St., 3rd Floor, New York, New York, 10286, Attention: Capital Markets, Phone: 1-212-815-1979; RBC Capital Markets, LLC, Three World Financial Center, 200 Vesey Street, 8th Floor, New York, New York, 10281, Attention: DCM Transaction Management, Phone: 1-866-375-6829, or RBS Securities Inc., 600 Washington Boulevard, Stamford, Connecticut 06901, Attention: Debt Capital Markets Syndicate, Phone: 1-866-884-2071.

This press release does not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy the notes or any other securities and shall not constitute an offer, solicitation or sale in any jurisdiction in which, or to any person to whom, such an offer, solicitation or sale is unlawful. 

About Ameren Illinois

Ameren Illinois delivers energy to 1.2 million electric and 807,000 natural gas customers in downstate Illinois, and its mission is to meet their energy needs in a safe, reliable, efficient and environmentally responsible manner. Ameren Illinois' service area covers more than 1,200 communities and 43,700 square miles. For more information, visit AmerenIllinois.com.