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AmerenUE Announces Refinancing
AmerenUE, a subsidiary of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE), announced today that it is offering $300 million of 5.30% senior secured notes due 2037. The transaction is expected to close on July 21, 2005. AmerenUE intends to use the net offering proceeds of approximately $296.1 million to repay outstanding short-term debt. The lead underwriters for the offering are Citigroup Global Markets Inc. and Lehman Brothers Inc.

This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell, or the solicitation of an offer to buy, nor shall there be any sale of the notes in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such jurisdiction. The offering may only be made by means of a prospectus and a related prospectus supplement, copies of which may be obtained when available from Citigroup Global Markets Inc., Prospectus Department, 140 58th St., 8th Floor, Brooklyn, New York, 11220, and Lehman Brothers Inc., at 745 Seventh Ave. New York, New York, 10019, Attn: Fixed Income Syndicate.

AmerenUE is a subsidiary of St. Louis-based Ameren Corporation. Ameren companies serve 2.3 million electric customers and 900,000 natural gas customers in a 64,000-square-mile area of Missouri and Illinois.