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Ameren Energy Generating Announces Senior Notes Offering

ST. LOUIS, Nov. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ameren Energy Generating Company, a subsidiary of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE), announced today that it is offering $250 million of its 6.30% Senior Notes, Series I, due 2020. The transaction is expected to close on November 17, 2009. Ameren Energy Generating Company intends to use the net proceeds of the offering to repay outstanding short-term debt (consisting of borrowings under its revolving credit facilities and/or the Ameren Corporation non-state-regulated subsidiary money pool) incurred to finance capital expenditures and to fund other corporate requirements and for other general corporate purposes. The joint book-running managers for the offering are Barclays Capital Inc., Morgan Stanley & Co. Incorporated, RBS Securities Inc. and Scotia Capital (USA) 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 Barclays Capital Inc., c/o Broadridge Integrated Prospectus Distribution, 1155 Long Island Avenue, New York, NY 11717, Phone: 888-603-5847, or E-mail: barclaysprospectus@broadridge.com; Morgan Stanley & Co. Incorporated,180 Varick Street, New York, NY 10014, Attention: Prospectus Department, Phone: 866-718-1649; RBS Securities Inc., 600 Washington Boulevard, Stamford, CT 06901, Attention: Debt Capital Markets Syndicate, Phone: 866-884-2071; and Scotia Capital (USA) Inc., 165 Broadway - 25th Floor, New York, NY 10006, Attention: Debt Capital Markets, Phone: 800-372-3930.

Ameren companies serve approximately 2.4 million electric customers and almost one million natural gas customers in a 64,000-square-mile area of Missouri and Illinois. Ameren owns a diverse mix of electric generating plants strategically located in its Midwest market with a generating capacity of more than 16,300 megawatts.

SOURCE: Ameren Corporation

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