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AmerenUE Announces Refinancing
ST. LOUIS, April 1

ST. LOUIS, April 1, 2008 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AmerenUE, a subsidiary of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE), announced today that it is offering $250 million of 6.00% senior secured notes due 2018. The transaction is expected to close on April 8, 2008. AmerenUE intends to use the net offering proceeds of approximately $247.4 million to repay a portion of outstanding short-term and long-term debt. The lead underwriters for the offering are Goldman, Sachs & Co. and J. P. Morgan Securities Inc.

This press release does not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy any securities in any jurisdiction to any person to whom it is unlawful to make such offer or solicitation in such jurisdiction. The offering may be made by means of a prospectus and a related prospectus supplement, copies of which may be obtained when available from Goldman, Sachs & Co. at 85 Broad St., New York, N.Y., 10004, Attention: Prospectus Department, Fax: 212-902-9316 or email at prospectus-ny@ny.email.gs.com and J.P. Morgan Securities Inc., at 270 Park Ave., New York, N.Y., 10017, Attention: High Grade Syndicate Desk--8th Floor, Phone: 212-834-4533.

AmerenUE is a subsidiary of St. Louis-based Ameren Corporation. Ameren companies serve 2.4 million electric customers and one million natural gas customers in a 64,000-square-mile area of Missouri and Illinois.

SOURCE: Ameren Corporation

CONTACT: Media, Susan Gallagher, +1-314-554-2175, sgallagher@ameren.com,
or analysts, Theresa Nistendirk, +1-314-206-0693, tnistendirk@ameren.com, or
investors, Investor Services, invest@ameren.com, all of Ameren Corporation

Web site: http://www.ameren.com/